Unmarried and Single People In America Month

Looks like this blog post is a week late. From Sep 20 before 26 last year it was National Singles month. In the 1980s, the Buckeye Singles Council of Kansas began this observance which falls throughout the 3rd full week of September. It absolutely was began to

… recognize many unmarried Us citizens you should never identify with all the term “unmarried” since they are parents, have partners or are widowed.

Here are a few current interesting facts and statistics on singles in the usa:

  • these day there are 95.9 million unmarried folks in the U.S. that 18 many years or earlier. This is why up 43% of most grownups. (from 2008)
  • 53 per cent of these singles are ladies
  • 61 percent of those singles never have been hitched before. 24 percent are separated and a further 15 percent had been widowed.
  • Seniors (65+) make up 15.8 million of xxx singles which 16 percent having not ever been hitched.
  • 11.6 million of adult singles are parents managing their children, 9.8 million are women.

For complete reality sheet on the Unmarried and solitary People in the us Week, look at the U.S. Census Bureau.