Publication Date: April 23rd, 2020
Publication Type(s): Infographic
Topic(s): Aging, Rural Statistics and Demographics, Social Determinants of Health
Author(s): Henning-Smith C, Schroeder J, Tuttle M.
Living alone is increasingly common and is associated with higher risk of social isolation and poor health for populations without access to appropriate support and resources. Little is known about how rates of living alone vary by rurality, however. In this infographic, we identify rates of living alone for all adults and within specific age groups using two different classifications of rurality.