A Surging American Trend: Living With Roommates [Infographic]
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Countless American sitcoms from Friends to The Big Bang Theory focus on “doubling up” or living with roommates. TV makes it seem like the United States is a nation of buddies living together. Is it really as widespread as sitcoms make us believe?
The answer is a definitive yes. In fact, having a roommate is becoming a common trait of being a young 21st century American Back in 2002, just over a quarter of all Americans, 25.4 percent, lived with roommates. By 2012, this had increased even further to 32 percent.
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