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Singles Awareness Day: February 15, 2023

Press Release Number CB23-SFS.22

Note: Although the term “single” is used to mean various things, the U.S. Census Bureau collects related data showing the current marital status of adults, as well as whether they are living with a spouse or unmarried partner.


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Source: 1950 and 1960 Decennial Census and the Current Population Survey (CPS) Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

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Source: Current Population Survey (CPS), 2021 Annual Social and Economic Supplement. 

Note: The Annual Social and Economic Supplement (March 2005 - 2022) provides data concerning family characteristics, household composition, marital status, educational attainment, health insurance coverage, foreign-born population, previous year’s income from all sources, work experience, receipt of noncash benefit, poverty, program participation, and geographic mobility. Periodicity: Annual. Sponsor: U.S. Census Bureau/Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Source: 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year estimates.

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Page Last Revised - February 13, 2023
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