Marital status of the U.S. population in 2017, by sex (in millions)

Marital status of the U.S. population 2017, by sex This graph shows the marital status of the U.S. population aged 15 years and older in 2017, by gender. In 2017, about 11.64 million widows were living in the United States whereas the number of widowers was at about 3.28 million. In 2015, there were an estimated 425,357 same-sex households in the U.S., 201,779 of which were male-male households and 223,578 female-female households.
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MaleFemale
Total125.66133.4
Never married43.8339.09
Married67.6768.08
Widowed3.2811.64
Divorced10.8914.59
MaleFemale
Total125.66133.4
Never married43.8339.09
Married67.6768.08
Widowed3.2811.64
Divorced10.8914.59
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This graph shows the marital status of the U.S. population aged 15 years and older in 2017, by gender. In 2017, about 11.64 million widows were living in the United States whereas the number of widowers was at about 3.28 million. In 2015, there were an estimated 425,357 same-sex households in the U.S., 201,779 of which were male-male households and 223,578 female-female households.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Age group
15 years and older

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