Quick Facts

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      Decrease in teen birth rate

      CDC report says teen birth rates in 2010 were the lowest in 70 years for all ages and ethnic groups.

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      People released from prison or jail who are parents

      With half a million people released from prisons and 7 million from jails each year, HUD is encouraging multifamily housing owners to develop policies and procedures that allow those formerly incarcerated to rejoin their families in HUD-assisted housing while maintaining safety for residents.

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      Median annual earnings for women in 2010

      For those 15 or older who worked year-round, full time (Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2010). See Census.gov in

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      Young fathers incarcerated by age 25

      Compared to only 6% of young men without children from the National Center for Family and Marriage Research.

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      Female veterans who were homeless in 2010

      This has doubled since 2006 according to estimates in a recent GAO report.  Many of the women live with their minor children.

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      Children living with one parent in 2009

      Learn about health and safety outcomes of children, with state rankings and family stories, in 2011 Kids Count Data Book, published by the Annie E.

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      Poor children without health care coverage

      According to recently released 2010 Census Bureau figures.

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      17.2 Million

      Women living in poverty

      Based on an analysis of 2010 Census data by the National Women’s Law Center. The poverty rate among women climbed from 13.9 percent in 2009 to 14.5

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      $10.9 billion

      Cost to taxpayers for teen childbearing

      The national and state estimates include costs associated with child welfare, criminal justice, public health and public assistance, as well as lost tax revenue.