Number of households in the U.S. by size of household 1970-2019

This graph represents the number of households in the United States by size of household from 1970 to 2019. In 2019, about 36.48 million people in the United States were living alone.

The total number of households in the U.S. since 1960 can be found here.

Number of households in the United States from 1970 to 2019, by size of household

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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

1970 to 2019

Supplementary notes

Data for previous years can be found here.

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