Average welfare is child white, has one sibling and unmarried mother, gov't statistics show

December 1996
Jet;12/30/96 - 01/06/97, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p32
Relates the statistics from the Census Bureau and Department of Health and Human Services regarding welfare and children as of December 1996. The finding that there are more white children than black children on welfare; Further findings of the reports.


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