What States Have The Most People that Have Never Married?



According to the American Community Survey, 33.5% of Americans, 15 years of age or older, have never gotten married. Like any demographic trait though the results can vary a great deal by region and state. The visualization below shows what states have the highest proportion of the population that haven’t ever been married.


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Data Notes

The data used in this visualization is compiled by the US Census Bureau which produces the American Community Survey. I used the 2015 one year estimates from table B12001 from American Fact Finder. I used Excel to clean the data and Tableau to create the visualization.

For this question, respondents have 5 responses that they can choose from. Only respondents that are 15 years or older have there responses tallied in this total. A screenshot of the question has been included below.


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