More people choose to live alone


Haya El Nasser and Paul Overberg


Ithaca Journal

The rise of single households is a global phenomenon as people delay marriage and fertility rates drop, says Joel Kotkin, a fellow in urban futures at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. .

“The long-term implications of 30 percent or more of women never getting married or having kids profoundly changes politics, society, economy and the value structure,” he says.