28%

of married fathers with children under 18 are the sole breadwinners for their family, as of 2020

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Additional Information: This looks only at opposite-sex married couples with children under 18. In comparison, in 1970, almost half of married fathers (47%) with children were the only wage earners in the family.
Reference: For more information, see the U.S. Census Bureau data, "Historical Families Tables." "Historical Families Tables."

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