Americans are alone. Or at least they are living that way.
Blame it on the economy, divorce rates, or Generation Y getting married later in life, but 31 million American households—or 27 percent—were occupied by a single person in 2010, compared to just 9 percent of households in 1950.
And when you look at cities like Washington, D.C. and New York, the number of single-person households jumps to 48 percent and 46 percent, respectively. This infographic from ForRent.com sheds more light on solitary living in the U.S.
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