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Single Baby Boomers Hip To The Dating Scene

Stocks in this article: PHM

Single and Loving It

According to the survey, the vast majority of single baby boomers (81 percent) think the best thing about being single is having freedom to do what they want, when they want to do it.  Thirty-three percent of single boomers said this "freedom" gives them the opportunity to engage in social activities, hobbies and spend time with friends.

Meanwhile, men and women differ when asked about other reasons they like being single:

  • 34 percent of women said they like not having to clean up after another person, compared to 14 percent of men.
  • 17 percent of women like having a bed to themselves, compared to 7 percent of men.




About the Survey

The Del Webb Baby Boomer Survey polled 521 online single adults 50 years and older across the U.S. to identify social trends and preferences among this group.  The survey was conducted online by Russell Research January 18 – 21, 2013.  At a 95 percent confidence level, a margin of sample error of +/- 4.2% applies to the sample.  Figures for gender, age and geography were weighted where necessary to match their actual proportions in the population.



About Del Webb

Del Webb is a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM).  Del Webb, the pioneer of active adult retirement communities, is America's leading builder of developments for people ages 55+.  Since 1960, Del Webb has redefined retirement and retirement living by meeting the housing and lifestyle needs of the active baby boomer.  Del Webb's amenities and program offerings provide residents an engaging environment, which fulfills their creative, social, physical fitness and intellectual needs as they journey into the next chapter in their lives – whether it means retirement or still working.  Del Webb has grown to more than 50 communities currently open for new home sales in 20 states.  For more information on Del Webb, visit www.delwebb.com.  To learn more about how to plan a smart future, check out financial tools at www.delwebb.com/value.

SOURCE Del Webb

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
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