Black women are more likely to be single heads of households and single parents than white women: Shares of Black and white households by selected family type, 2018
|Married couple family||27.1%||51.2%|
|Married couple family with minor children||10.6%||17.4%|
|Single female householder family||26.4%||8.6%|
|Single female householder family with minor children||14.4%||4.0%|
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Note: White refers to non-Hispanic whites, Black refers to Blacks alone. Black households are households in which the head of household is Black. White households are households in which the head of household is white.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates, Table S0201.