Overall poverty rate in 2011
That's 46.2 million people—statistically unchanged from 15.1 percent in 2010. The poverty rate of children living in single female-headed families was 47.6 percent, over four times the rate of children in married-couple families (10.9 percent). See the Census report.
Of young men between ages 12 and 16 in 1996 became fathers before turning 20
According to new estimates from the Child Trends Research Brief, which presents some information about characteristics of teen fathers at the birth of their first child.
Nationwide are mothers of minor children, according to the National Resource Center on Justice Involved Women. A recent publication reveals ten truths that matter when working with "justice involved" women.
Average monthly child support payment
Or $5,150 per year, according to Support Providers: 2010, the new Census Bureau statistics in the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
Poverty rate when single mothers are fully employed
A decrease from 40.7% for all single-mother families, which are nearly five times as likely to be poor than married-couple families, says the Center for American Progress in a new report.
Children 17 and under exposed to violence
Either directly or indirectly during the past year according to a national survey. More than 20% had been bullied during their lifetime.
States with anti-bullying laws
South Dakota was the 49th state to implement. Find more on cyber-bullying, prevention techniques, who’s at risk, and how to get help at www.stopbullying.gov.