Percentage of single-person households, by state U.S. 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of single-person households in the United States in 2018, by state. In 2087, about 24 percent of Californian households were single-person households. In 2018, there were an estimated 34.05 million single-person households in the U.S. The number of single-person households has increased gradually since 1960. However, there were more than 79 million family households in 2018.

Percentage of single-person households in the United States in 2018, by state

Percentage of single-person households
District of Columbia45.6
North Dakota32
Rhode Island31.5
Vermont31.3
West Virginia31.1
Ohio31.1
New Mexico31.1
Maine30.8
Louisiana30.6
Montana30
New York29.9
Alabama29.9
Pennsylvania29.9
Missouri29.7
Iowa29.6
Illinois29.6
Michigan29.6
Mississippi29.6
Nebraska29.6
Wisconsin29.5
Nevada29.4
South Dakota29.2
Kansas29.2
Wyoming29.1
Connecticut29.1
Massachusetts29
Florida29
South Carolina29
Delaware28.9
Indiana28.9
Minnesota28.7
North Carolina28.5
Arkansas28.2
Kentucky28.1
Colorado28.1
Tennessee28
Oklahoma28
New Hampshire27.6
Georgia27.5
Virginia27.5
Oregon27.3
Maryland27.3
Arizona27
Washington26.2
Alaska26
New Jersey26
Texas25.5
Idaho25.4
Hawaii24.5
California24
Utah19.4
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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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