What is the Distribution of Household Size by State?



In a visualization I published earlier this week I showed the distribution of household size of the more than 133 million households in the United States. This visualization uses the same American Community Survey data to show the distribution of household size for every state.


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Data Notes

The data for this visualization comes from the American Community Survey which is completed by the US Census Bureau. I used the 2014 One Year Estimates Public Use Microdata Sample which can be found on the ACS Website. This visualization uses Tableau to show the proportions of household size in each state.

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