Women in Montgomery County
Household Composition and Marital Status
Marital Status for Women
% of Women Married by Ethnicity
Marital Status by Age
Single Parent Families
Single parent households have become slightly more common over the past 10 years, with 25% of children living with a single parent in 2016 -- up 4 percentage points since 2006. The share of children living with a single mother has stayed mostly the same at 17%, with almost all of the growth occurring among children living with single fathers which today stands at 8% of all children. In total, 61,200 children in the County live in a single-parent household (up from 48,400 in 2006), including 42,400 who live with a single mother (up from 38,000 in 2006).