Originally posted on June 27, 2017
Every few years, the U.S. Census Bureau releases a report titled Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support. Here is some information from 2016.
- 32.9 billion dollars in child support was owed during the year 2013.
- The average child support is $500.00 a month.
- Only 68.5 % of that money was received.
- 25.9 % received none of the child support money due.
- 31.4 % of single fathers were awarded child support during the same year.