Number of households in the United States from 1970 to 2017, by size of household (in millions)

Number of households in the U.S. by size of household 1970-2017 This graph represents the number of households in the United States by size of household from 1970 to 2017. In 2017, about 35.25 million people in the United States were living alone.
The total number of households in the U.S. since 1960 can be found here.
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YearOne personTwo personsThree personsFour personsFive personsSix personsSeven persons or more
197010.918.310.9106.53.53.2
197513.921.812.411.16.43.12.5
198018.325.314.112.76.12.51.8
198520.627.415.513.66.12.31.3
19902330.116.114.56.22.11.3
199524.7331.8316.8315.326.622.281.38
200026.734.717.215.372.41.4
200530.1437.4518.2916.387.172.51.43
200931.739.218.616.17.12.61.5
201031.439.518.616.17.42.81.7
201233.1940.9819.2416.057.272.731.62
201333.5741.519.2816.367.432.741.58
201434.1841.5919.3716.247.452.771.61
201534.8741.8819.3116.467.522.821.73
201635.3942.7919.4216.277.552.811.6
201735.2543.5119.5116.217.322.81.62
YearOne personTwo personsThree personsFour personsFive personsSix personsSeven persons or more
197010.918.310.9106.53.53.2
197513.921.812.411.16.43.12.5
198018.325.314.112.76.12.51.8
198520.627.415.513.66.12.31.3
19902330.116.114.56.22.11.3
199524.7331.8316.8315.326.622.281.38
200026.734.717.215.372.41.4
200530.1437.4518.2916.387.172.51.43
200931.739.218.616.17.12.61.5
201031.439.518.616.17.42.81.7
201233.1940.9819.2416.057.272.731.62
201333.5741.519.2816.367.432.741.58
201434.1841.5919.3716.247.452.771.61
201534.8741.8819.3116.467.522.821.73
201635.3942.7919.4216.277.552.811.6
201735.2543.5119.5116.217.322.81.62
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This graph represents the number of households in the United States by size of household from 1970 to 2017. In 2017, about 35.25 million people in the United States were living alone.
The total number of households in the U.S. since 1960 can be found here.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
1970-2017
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Data for previous years can be found here.

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