Marital status of the U.S. population in 2018, by sex (in millions)

Marital status of the U.S. population, by sex 2018 This statistic shows the marital status of the U.S. population aged 15 years and older in 2018, by gender. In 2018, about 11.69 million widows were living in the United States, whereas the number of widowers was at about 3.41 million. In 2016, there were an estimated 486,994 married same-sex households in the U.S., 235,167 of which were male-male households, and 251,827 of which were female-female households.
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MaleFemale
Total127.23134.82
Never married44.7939.77
Married67.9868.53
Widowed3.4111.69
Divorced11.0614.83
MaleFemale
Total127.23134.82
Never married44.7939.77
Married67.9868.53
Widowed3.4111.69
Divorced11.0614.83
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This statistic shows the marital status of the U.S. population aged 15 years and older in 2018, by gender. In 2018, about 11.69 million widows were living in the United States, whereas the number of widowers was at about 3.41 million. In 2016, there were an estimated 486,994 married same-sex households in the U.S., 235,167 of which were male-male households, and 251,827 of which were female-female households.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2018
Age group
15 years and older
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