Number of single mothers on welfare

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How many single mothers on welfare are there?

10025000 in the US

More and more people consider that single motherhood is now becoming the new “norm”, even in the United States of America.  According to U.S. Census Bureau, there are approximately 10025000 single mothers in the US.  Moreover, out of 12.2 million single parent families in 2012, more than 80% were headed by single mothers. Believe it or not, 1 in 3 children are raised these days without a mother.    Studies show that about two thirds of the single mothers are White, one third Black and one quarter Hispanic.


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