July 18, 2013, 8am PDT
The number of single households has grown three-fold since the 1950s. More sustainable and more likely to live in cities than married households, singles experience a major problem: metro areas are not planned for them but for nuclear families.
July 6, 2012, 8am PDT
Julie Stern reports on a presentation by NYU professor Eric Klinenberg, who says that the number of people living by themselves in the United States is growing and is having an impact on city life.
March 30, 2012, 12pm PDT
More people live alone in the United States now than at any other time in the nation's history, and most of those people live in cities. Eric Klinenberg's Going Solo describes the next great demographic and urban trend.
California Planning & Development Report
March 29, 2012, 7am PDT
Earlier this week, Eric Klinenberg spoke with PBS' Newshour about his new book, "Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone", and the biggest social change of the last 60 years that we've failed to adequately recognize.
January 26, 2012, 7am PST
The percentage of adult Americans living by themselves has doubled since 1960, to its highest level ever, and businesses are taking note.