Mothers of color are most likely to be breadwinners
Share of mothers who are breadwinners or co-breadwinners by race and ethnicity, 2015–2019
Note: Mothers are categorized as "Native American" if they self-identified in the Current Population Survey as American Indian/Aleut/Eskimo; "Asian or Pacific Islander" if Asian or Pacific Islander, Asian only, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander only, or Asian-Hawaiian/Pacific Islander; and "Multiracial" if this identified any other combination of any two or more races. Hispanic mothers can be of any race.
Center for American Progress
Source:Author and Jeff Chapman's analysis of Sarah Flood and others, "Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, Current Population Survey: Version 8.0" (Minneapolis: Minnesota Population Center, 2020), available at https://doi.org/10.18128/D030.V7.0.