Politics is Downstream of Culture: Let’s Look at Single-Parent Homes and Homicide Rates
By Konstadinos Moros
Here’s a fun fact using data published recently in an article at stacker.com listing states with the most single-parent households.
As always, correlation is not causation. That said, not one state of the ten ranked lowest for single-parent households has a homicide rate above the national average. However, all of the top ten highest states for single-parent households have homicide rates above the national average…except for Alaska.
I used 2021 CDC data on overall homicide rates by state.
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