More than 24 million children live in a home
without the physical presence of a father.
Millions more have dads who are physically
present, but emotionally absent. If it were
classified as a disease, fatherlessness would be
an epidemic worthy of attention as a national
33% of kids in the U.S. (24.7 million children ) live absent their biological father, according to U.S. Census Bureau
39% of students in grades 1 through 12 (17.7 million) live in homes absent their biological fathers
57.6% of black children, 31.2% of Hispanic children, and 20.7% of white children are living absent their biological fathers.