2016 State of the Commonwealth Report
Forty-seven percent of all households in Virginia now are headed by one or more single individuals and these households include all adult age groups. Nevertheless, our current legal and regulatory structure continues to focus on “Ozzie and Harriet” households.
Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, Old Dominion University, "Part 7: The Rise of Single-Earner Households in Virginia: Why it Matters" (2016). State of the Commonwealth Reports. 8.