About half of black and Hispanic single mothers are on welfare, while about 34% of white single mothers are. Of the total number of welfare recipients in this country, 39.8% are black, 38.8% are white, and 15.7% are Hispanic.
Most mothers on welfare have had their children out of wedlock. In 1973 the largest single welfare category used to be women who were separated or divorced. Today it is women who have never been married.
Almost 75% of AFDC households have only one or two children. Only 10% of such households have four or more children.
15.6% of mothers on welfare are 21 or younger, 39.5% are aged 22 to 29, while 31.5% are 30 to 39, and 13.4% are 40 or older.
18.2% of welfare recipients have been on AFDC for less than 7 months, while 13.2% have been on AFDC for 7 to 12 months, and 17.3% have been recipients for 1 to 2 years.
Only a 25% of welfare recipients have been receiving aid for 5 or more years.
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I highly recommend people read Star Parkers Book, "Pimps, Whores, and Welfare Brats"
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Are we already going to start throwing stones so early in the day?? Here we go......
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