Number of people per household in the United States from 1960 to 2013

  Number of people per household
2013 2.54
2012 2.55
2011 2.58
2010 2.59
2009 2.57
2008 2.56
2007 2.56
2006 2.57
2005 2.57
2004 2.57
2003 2.57
2002 2.58
2001 2.58
2000 2.62
1999 2.61
1998 2.62
1997 2.64
1996 2.65
1995 2.65
1994 2.67
1993 2.63
1992 2.62
1991 2.63
1990 2.63
1989 2.62
1988 2.64
1987 2.66
1986 2.67
1985 2.69
1984 2.71
1983 2.73
1982 2.72
1981 2.73
1980 2.76
1979 2.78
1978 2.81
1977 2.86
1976 2.89
1975 2.94
1974 2.97
1973 3.01
1972 3.06
1971 3.11
1970 3.14
1960 3.33
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This graph shows the number of people per household in the U.S. from 1960 to 2013. The average American household in 2013 consisted of 2.54 people.

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