Reduce families experiencing IGP; improving quality of life and helping them become economically stable

% of IGP Children living in single-parent households


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Why Is This Important?

Unfortunately, there is a correlation between poor outcomes for children and children growing up in single-parent households. This includes a higher rate of poverty among children living in single-parent households. In 2015, among children living with a single mom, 43% were living in poverty. In contrast, only 9% of children in two-parent households were living in poverty. U.S. Census, 2011-2015 ACS 5-Year Estimates

Explanation for the Indicator

The rate is calculated as a percentage of children experiencing intergenerational poverty who are living in single-parent households. The target is the rate of Utah children living in single-parent households, as reported by the U.S. Census, 5-year Estimates, Children Characteristics, S0901.

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