Alone But Not Lonely: The Trend of Living Alone
ForRent.com is telling us about what is definitely a growing trend in real estate – living alone. In 1950, only 9% of American households consisted of 1 individual. Today, 27% of American households are single individual homes. This number is higher in larger cities, of course. Chalk it up to the divorce rate or the rising marriage age, but for whatever reason, as a culture, we’re balking more and more at the idea of having a roommate and more apt to be independent livers.
Check out the stats in this awesome infographic.