Oregon Child Support Statistics

In 2015, the total amount of child support due was $33.7 billion. This figure is significantly higher in recent years, up from just $14 billion in 2003.

  • The average amount of child support due per year was $5,760, which is slightly less than $500 per month.

Over half of all custodial parents have either a legal or informal child support agreement.

  • Almost 90 percent of these agreements are formal agreements

Nearly 70 percent of custodial parents who have child support agreements receive child support from the non-custodial parent.

  • In 2015, nearly 53 percent of custodial single mothers received child support
  • That same year, approximately 40 percent of custodial single fathers received child support

In 2014, five out of six custodial parents were mothers.

  • 50 percent of custodial parents work full time.
  • 29 percent of custodial parents have an income that places them below the poverty line.
  • 43 percent of custodial parents receive some type of government assistance