National Unmarried and Singles Week
If you are single–or prefer to call yourself unmarried–you aren’t alone. According to the U.S. Census Bureau this National Unmarried and Single Week find that there are 102 million unmarrieds 18 and over, some 44% of the adult population. While most of the unattached call themselves “single” many of the divorced and widowed prefer the “unmarried” tag. here are some other facts and figures regarding the “single” (or unmarried) life.
53% Percentage of unmarried U.S. residents 18 and older who were women in 2011; 47 percent were men.
6.8 million: Number of unmarried-partner households in 2010. Of this number, 593,000 were same-sex households.
35% Percentage of voters in the 2010 November election who were unmarried. In the 2008 presidential election, 38 percent of voters were unmarried.
820,000: Number of unmarried grandparents who were caregivers for their grandchildren in 2010.
For more facts and figures from the U.S Census Bureau click here.