Thursday, September 24, 2015

Living Alone Is #1 Household Type

The number of people who live alone has surpassed the number of married couples without children at home, making lone living the most common household type in the United States...

Percent distribution of households by type in 2015
28.0%: people who live alone
27.6%: married couples without children under age 18 at home
20.5%: married couples with children under age 18 at home
12.5%: female-headed families
  6.4%: unrelated people living together
  4.9%: male-headed families

Source: Census Bureau, Income and Poverty in the United States: 2014

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