27%

of American couples who live with children younger than 18 were in families where only the father works

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: This data from 2016 marks a dramatic change from 1970, when almost half of these couples (47%) were in families where only the dad worked.
Reference: For more information, read the 2019 Pew Research Center analysis, "8 Facts About American Dads." "8 Facts About American Dads."

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