by Ryan Streeter on November 26, 2013. Follow Ryan on Twitter.
45% of children living with a single mother live below the poverty line.
The share of family households — in which at least two occupants are related by blood, marriage or adoption — has fallen sharply in recent decades. This year, roughly two-thirds, or 66%, of households were family households, down from 81% in 1970.
Households in America that are married couples with children has declined by about half, to 19% this year versus 40% in 1970.