Special Report

The State Where the Most People Live Alone

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20. Iowa
> One-person households: 29.63% (381,430 households)
> Adults living alone out of adult civilian pop: 15.46% (9th highest)
> Median household income: $61,691 (21st lowest)
> Monthly gross rent: $808 (8th lowest)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment rate: 29.31% (15th lowest)

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19. West Virginia
> One-person households: 29.64% (215,804 households)
> Adults living alone out of adult civilian pop: 14.91% (16th highest)
> Median household income: $48,850 (2nd lowest)
> Monthly gross rent: $727 (the lowest)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment rate: 21.05% (the lowest)

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18. Alabama
> One-person households: 29.84% (566,168 households)
> Adults living alone out of adult civilian pop: 14.66% (20th highest)
> Median household income: $51,734 (5th lowest)
> Monthly gross rent: $807 (7th lowest)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment rate: 26.35% (8th lowest)

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17. South Dakota
> One-person households: 29.93% (105,901 households)
> Adults living alone out of adult civilian pop: 15.75% (6th highest)
> Median household income: $59,533 (18th lowest)
> Monthly gross rent: $769 (3rd lowest)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment rate: 29.72% (17th lowest)

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16. Pennsylvania
> One-person households: 30.15% (1,543,550 households)
> Adults living alone out of adult civilian pop: 15.02% (13th highest)
> Median household income: $63,463 (23rd highest)
> Monthly gross rent: $951 (25th highest)
> Bachelor’s degree attainment rate: 32.31% (24th highest)

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