GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

The Most Surprising Child Support Statistics And Trends in 2024

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"Electronic payment methods have increased child support collection success rates."

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"On average, custodial parents receive around $3,431 annually in child support."

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"About 50.2% of all custodial parents received partial child support payments."

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"Child support can reduce child poverty by 5%."

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"The government intervenes in about 23% of the child support cases."

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"About 49.4% of custodial parents have a legal or informal child support agreement."

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"The total amount of child support received by custodial parents annually in the U.S. is approximately $32.5 billion."

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"Custodial parents with child support agreements have a poverty rate of 25.3%."

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"Only 17.5% of custodial parents receive government child support enforcement services."

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"Approximately 21.9 million children under 21 years live with only one of their parents."

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"Nearly 70% of child support debt is owed by parents with no reported income or low income."

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"Only 43.5% of custodial parents received all of the child support they were due."

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"Custodial mothers are more likely to receive child support than custodial fathers."

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"Child support accounts for 45% of income for low-income custodial parents."

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"Approximately 50% of custodial mothers and 30% of custodial fathers have child support orders."

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"Around 30% of noncustodial parents do not pay any child support."

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"The median child support payment for custodial parents is about $3,400 per year."

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"About 12 million parents owe child support."

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"Noncustodial parents with higher incomes are more likely to pay fully and on time."

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"60% of noncustodial parents who owe back child support owe more than $10,000."

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