Distribution of households in the U.S., by household size 1970-2018

Distribution of households in the United States from 1970 to 2018, by household size

Distribution of households in the U.S., by household size 1970-2018 This graph shows the distribution of households in the U.S. by size of household from 1970 to 2018. In 2018, about 28 percent of all households in the United States were single person households.
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Distribution of households in the United States from 1970 to 2018, by household size

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One personTwo personsThree personsFour personsFive personsSix personsSeven persons or more
201828.01%34.52%15.15%12.91%5.83%2.23%1.34%
201727.92%34.47%15.46%12.84%5.8%2.21%1.28%
201628.13%34.01%15.44%12.93%6%2.24%1.27%
201527.98%33.61%15.5%13.21%6.03%2.26%1.39%
201427.74%33.75%15.72%13.18%6.05%2.25%1.31%
201327.41%33.89%15.75%13.36%6.06%2.23%1.29%
201227.4%33.8%15.89%13.25%6%2.25%1.3%
201027%34%16%14%6%2%1%
200927%33%16%14%6%2%1%
200527%33%16%14%6%2%1%
200026%33%16%15%7%2%1%
199525%32%17%15%7%2%1%
199025%32%17%16%7%2%1%
198524%32%18%16%7%3%2%
198023%31%18%16%8%3%2%
197520%31%17%16%9%4%4%
197017%29%17%16%10%6%5%
One personTwo personsThree personsFour personsFive personsSix personsSeven persons or more
201828.01%34.52%15.15%12.91%5.83%2.23%1.34%
201727.92%34.47%15.46%12.84%5.8%2.21%1.28%
201628.13%34.01%15.44%12.93%6%2.24%1.27%
201527.98%33.61%15.5%13.21%6.03%2.26%1.39%
201427.74%33.75%15.72%13.18%6.05%2.25%1.31%
201327.41%33.89%15.75%13.36%6.06%2.23%1.29%
201227.4%33.8%15.89%13.25%6%2.25%1.3%
201027%34%16%14%6%2%1%
200927%33%16%14%6%2%1%
200527%33%16%14%6%2%1%
200026%33%16%15%7%2%1%
199525%32%17%15%7%2%1%
199025%32%17%16%7%2%1%
198524%32%18%16%7%3%2%
198023%31%18%16%8%3%2%
197520%31%17%16%9%4%4%
197017%29%17%16%10%6%5%
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This graph shows the distribution of households in the U.S. by size of household from 1970 to 2018. In 2018, about 28 percent of all households in the United States were single person households.
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