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Why More Americans Are Living Alone | PBS NewsHour | March 27, 2012 | PBS

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he numbers tell the story. In 1950, 22 percent of American adults were single. Four million lived alone. They accounted for 9 percent of all households.

Fast-forward to today, more than 50 percent of American adults are single — 31 million, about one out of every seven, live alone. They make up 28 percent of all households.

These so-called singletons are the focus of a new book by Eric Klinenberg, a sociologist at New York University, “Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Going Alone.”

Well, from all those numbers, it’s obvious something’s happening. What?

Why More Americans Are Living Alone | PBS NewsHour | March 27, 2012 | PBS.

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