Quick Facts

    • Illustration of a row of cell phones with text overlay: 550,000

      People have subscribed to receive text4baby messages

      text4baby, a free service that texts important health information to expectant and new moms, will now send dad-specific messages to fathers and fathers-to-be, too, to encourage them to engage with their children early. The campaign sent more than 62 million messages since its launch in February 2010.  

    • Illustration of a line of children walking with an adult, with text: 32.7 million

      Children in a regular child care arrangement in 2011

      A U.S. Census Bureau infographic also illustrates who’s taking care of the kids, and the costs of child care.

    • Illustration of three banks connected with dotted lines, with text $136 Million

      Child support collections through the MSFIDM program in 2012

      Collections through the federal Multistate Financial Institution Data Match program voluntarily reported by states.

    • Illustration of person with suitcase looking up at airplane, with text $29 Million

      Passport Denial child support collections in 2012

      Voluntarily reported by states, a 7 percent increase over 2011.

    • U.S. map, with text "53"

      States and territories participate in the federal Insurance Match

      The federal Insurance Match program matches with 22 state workers’ compensation agencies, 775 insurers, and the U.S. Department of Labor to collect child support.

    • Illustration of hand, palm side up, holding text $2.2 billion

      Federal offset child support collections in 2012

      From the federal tax refund offset and administrative offset programs combined  

    • Sillouette of mother holding toddler; text: 3 out of 10

      Girls become pregnant by age 20

      The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is hosting an interactive quiz through May to raise awareness among teens. 

    • Native woman holding baby with text 50 Tribes

      Operate comprehensive tribal child support programs

      Ten more tribes are receiving funding to put a program in place.

    • Three circles labeled California, Texas, and Florida

      Three states each have more than a million veterans

      Do you know your veteran population?  Check out this infographic from the Census Bureau.