Same-sex couples accounted for 1% of households in 2020, US Census shows
May 26, 2023
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CWN Editor's Note: According to the 2020 US Census, 46% of households have opposite-sex married couples, 7% have opposite-sex unmarried couples, 0.5% have same-sex married couples, and 0.4% have same-sex unmarried couples. In 28% of households. a person lives alone.
The state with the highest percentage of households with married couples is Utah (58.3%). The state with the highest percentage of people living alone is North Dakota (32.8% of households).
In 1990, 55.2% of households nationwide had opposite-sex married couples. At the time, in 24.6% of households, a person lived alone.
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