Special acticle from AARP Livable Community
According to the U.S. Census Bureau
- In 2020, over one-quarter (27.6 percent) of occupied households in the United States consisted of one person living alone. In 1940, 7.7 percent of households were occupied by one resident. Learn More
- Over half (53.2%) of households in 2020 were coupled households in which the householder has a live-in spouse or partner. Learn More
- In 2020, 7.2 percent of family households were multigenerational. Learn More
- In 2010, 7.9 percent of children under age 18 lived in a grandparent’s home. In 2020, the figure was 8.4 percent (or 6.1 million children). Learn More
The data and graphics are current as of May 2023.
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Few Homes in the United States Support Aging in Place
Very Few Homes Are Accessible for People With Disabilitie