Fun Facts: The Single Life
Today kicks off Unmarried and Single Americans Week. It’s a good time for fun facts from the U.S. Census AND Beyonce.
102 million: Number of unmarried people in America 18 and older in 2011. This group comprised 44.1 percent of all U.S. residents 18 and older.
53: Percentage of unmarried U.S. residents 18 and older who were women in 2011; 47 percent were men.
62: Percentage of unmarried U.S. residents 18 and older in 2011 who had never been married. Another 24 percent were divorced, and 14 percent were widowed.
17 million: Number of unmarried U.S. residents 65 and older in 2011. These seniors comprised 16 percent of all unmarried people 18 and older.
89: Number of unmarried men 18 and older for every 100 unmarried women in the United States in 2011.
55 million: Number of households maintained by unmarried men in 2011. These households comprised 46 percent of households nationwide.
33 million: Number of people who lived alone in 2011. They comprised 28 percent of all households, up from 17 percent in 1970.
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