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living arrangements

Total Population

4,900,000

Living in Institutions (nursing home, assisted living, etc)

1,332,000

27%

Living in Nursing Home

891,800

18.2%

Living Alone

1,724,000

36%

Living w/Spouse

961,000

19.6%

Living w/Relative

893,000

18.2%

(Approximate numbers, based on Current Population Survey 2004, U.S. Bureau of the Census)

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posted nov. 21, 2006

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