Rates of Living Alone by Rurality and Age
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 classifications of rurality.
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
Carrie Henning-Smith, Jonathan Schroeder, Mariana Tuttle