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23 Jan 2024

Single Women Increasingly Own Homes in the US

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Single women now [own more homes than single men](https://www.axios.com/2024/01/20/single-women-homeowners-us-map). In 2023, women applying for mortgages solo comprised 18% of the market. This trend is reflected across states, with Delaware, Louisiana, and Mississippi having the highest percentages of single women homeowners. Although single women lead in homeownership, disparities exist, particularly among Latina and Black women. Gen Zers and millennials are increasingly becoming single women homeowners, indicating a broader change in financial independence for women.