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Women Aged 18 and Older Who Are Heads of Households with Family Members,* by Race/Ethnicity, 2008

Percent of women:

  • Non-Hispanic White: 9.0
  • Non-Hispanic Black: 28.1
  • Hispanic: 17.0
  • Non-Hispanic Asian/Pacific Islander: 7.9
  • Non-Hispanic American Indian/Alaska Natives: 17.0
  • Non-Hispanic Multiple Races: 13.8

*Includes only non-institutionalized population not living in group housing; includes those who are heads of households and have children or other family members, but no spouse, living in a house that they own or rent.

Source I.3: Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey.

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