Average size of U.S. households, by state 2018

This statistic shows the average size of households in the United States in 2018, by state. In 2018, the average size of households in Alabama was 2.57 people.

Average size of households in the United States in 2018, by state

Average size of household
Utah3.12
Hawaii3.02
California2.96
Texas2.87
Alaska2.79
Georgia2.7
Idaho2.69
New Jersey2.69
Arizona2.68
Florida2.67
Maryland2.66
Nevada2.65
Virginia2.61
Mississippi2.61
Louisiana2.61
Oklahoma2.58
New Mexico2.58
Alabama2.57
New York2.57
South Carolina2.57
Illinois2.56
Delaware2.56
Colorado2.56
Washington2.55
Massachusetts2.54
Tennessee2.54
Arkansas2.53
North Carolina2.52
Connecticut2.51
Rhode Island2.5
Minnesota2.5
Kentucky2.5
Oregon2.5
Indiana2.5
Kansas2.5
New Hampshire2.47
Michigan2.47
South Dakota2.46
Nebraska2.45
Wyoming2.45
Pennsylvania2.44
Missouri2.44
Ohio2.43
Iowa2.41
Montana2.4
West Virginia2.39
Wisconsin2.39
District of Columbia2.31
North Dakota2.3
Vermont2.3
Maine2.28
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Source

Release date

September 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

According to the definition by the U.S. Census Bureau a household "includes all of the people who occupy a housing unit. One person in each household is designated as the “householder.” In most cases, this is the person, or one of the people, in whose name the home is owned, being bought, or rented."

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