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Percent Never Married, 1970-2010

The following table shows the percent of men and women in the United States ages 20 to 44 who never married from 1970 to 2010.

Age1970199920002002200420082010
Male:
20 to 24 years35.8%83.2%83.7%85.4%86.7%86.9%88.7%
25 to 29 years10.552.151.753.756.657.662.2
30 to 34 years6.230.730.034.033.432.436.5
35 to 39 years5.421.120.321.123.423.023.5
40 to 44 years4.915.815.716.718.516.920.4
Female:
20 to 24 years54.7%72.3%72.8%74.0%75.4%76.4%79.3%
25 to 29 years19.138.938.940.440.843.447.8
30 to 34 years9.422.121.923.023.724.027.2
35 to 39 years7.215.214.314.714.615.217.7
40 to 44 years6.310.911.811.512.212.913.8
NOTE: Data apply to the U.S.

Median Age at First Marriage, 1890-2006Marital StatusMarital Status of the Population by Sex, 1900-2006
Marital Status