(NEWSER) – On your own? You're in good company. Just north of half of Americans over the age of 16—50.2% of them, or 124.6 million, to be specific—are single, the Bureau of Labor Statistics finds. It's the first time a majority have been single since such record-keeping began in 1976,Bloomberg reports.
Back then, the percentage of singles was 37.4%. A few other relevant numbers: The percentage of Americans who've never tied the knot is now 30.4%, compared to 22.1% in 1976, while the percentage of divorced people is 19.8%, versus 15.3% in 1976, RT reports.