# How is child support calculated in North Carolina?

## How is child support calculated in North Carolina?

Child support is calculated based on the number of overnights the child or children spend with each parent. Worksheet A recognizes a situation in which one parent has primary custody (more than 243 days per year). Worksheet B is applicable to parents who share custody jointly.

## What is the average percent for child support?

25% percentThe flat percentage of the non-custodial parent's income that must be dedicated to child support is 25% percent for one child.

## How much is average child support in KY?

The percents are as follows: 1 child is 20%. 2 children are 25%. 3 children are 30%.

## How much of my child support goes to the state?

Studies show that 70% of child support debt in California is owed to the government, and much of it is owed by very low-income parents. The median annual income of parents paying child support in California is about \$14,600. In 2018, those parents paid nearly \$370 million in child support to the government.