Statistics: You're Not Alone

- 1 out of 6 Americans between the ages of 35 and 54 has never been married. (About 15 million people, evenly split between men and women)

- In major cities, 40 percent of adults live alone. (the number hits 50 percent in Manhattan. The percentages are even higher in Scandinavian countries.)

- 32 million American adults live alone.

- 112 million Americans, 47% of adults over 18 are single. (as of 2012)

- Single people subsidize married people by paying higher taxes.

- Getting married does not make most people happier.



Sources:
- Unmarried Equality 
- U.S. Census
- Bella Depaulo

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