What is the ratio of single mothers to single fathers?
Single fathers In the United States today, there are nearly 13.6 million single parents raising over 21 million children. Single fathers are far less common than single mothers, constituting 16% of single-parent families.
Are single dads better than single moms?
Like single mothers, single fathers are typically less educated and less well-off than their married counterparts. They are also younger and less likely to be white. Most notably, households headed by single fathers appear to be much better off financially when compared with those headed by single mothers.