Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Good News for Singles

Single during "wedding season?" Well don't worry-- check out these new stats from an article on celebrating singlehood from WebMD:

"Married-couple households have dominated America's demographic landscape since the country's founding. In the 1950s, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, they comprised 80 percent of all households. But married couples make up only 50.7 percent of households today. Any moment now, 86 million single adults will define the new majority, some by design and some by default. While many are actively looking for Ms. or Mr. Right, most are also busy leading full lives, including having children. Today, unmarried Americans make up 42 percent of the workforce, 40 percent of home buyers, 35 percent of voters. There is even an official holiday dubbed 'National Singles Week.' "

Go here to read the whole article...
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