When the pandemic forced us into our homes to spend extended periods in contact only with a small circle of family members, it was one of the fastest, largest shifts of human behavior in memory. We’re just starting to understand the fallout.
About 1 in 8 were home alone.
Almost 2 in 5 were home with kids.
Almost half were in a household with another adult who was also suddenly sent home.
More than two-thirds were home with another adult, such as a stay-at-home spouse or retiree.