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 percent 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 percent, with almost all of the growth occurring among children living with single fathers which today stands at 8 percent 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).