Perhaps you missed it, but Unmarried and Single Americans Week was observed from Sept. 17 to 23. Based on 2017 demographics, there were 110.6 million unmarried people in the country to be celebrated.
That’s 45.2 percent of all United States residents ages 18 and older, a number that includes the never married, widowed, divorced and cohabiting.
What is the housing situation for people who are unmarried? Women, who made up 53.2 percent of this group in 2017, are more likely to be homeowners, according to United States Census Bureau.
In fact, tracked over 30 years, single women have consistently led single men in homeownership. In 2017, 49.6 percent owned their own homes, with single men at 46.8 percent. Men have been closing the gap in recent years (see the chart), but it is also worth noting that homeownership rates overall have decreased in the last decade.
Mila and Emma are two breakthrough stars of a new class of social media celebrities: young children who appear in viral videos. In many of the most popular clips, these whippersnappers engage in adultlike conversations, amusingly given their babyish voices. The videos can be incredibly popular. And marketers have noticed.
The ability to read is a critical skill for students of all ages. Fields like foreign language, history, and literature draw on an individual’s reading ability in obvious ways, but even subjects like hard science (e.g. chemistry) require skill in this area. A strong foundation in reading is thus critical, but what if your child struggles with it? What if she claims to hate reading?