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Most Millennials Resist the ‘Millennial’ Label

Most Millennials Resist the ‘Millennial’ Label Source: Pew Research Center Millennials will soon become the nation’s largest living generation. They already have surpassed Generation X to make up the largest share of the U.S. workforce. Despite the size and influence of the Millennial generation, however, most of those in this age cohort do not identify […]

Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2014: Volume II, college students and adults ages 19-55

Monitoring the Future national survey results on drug use, 1975-2014: Volume II, college students and adults ages 19-55 (PDF) Source: Monitoring the Future (University of Michigan) From press release (PDF): Daily marijuana use among the nation’s college students is on the rise, surpassing daily cigarette smoking for the first time in 2014. A series of […]

Generation X and Millennials Attitudes about Having and Raising Children in Cohabiting Unions

Generation X and Millennials Attitudes about Having and Raising Children in Cohabiting Unions Source: National Center for Family & Marriage Research (Bowling Green State University) Cohabitation has become an increasingly common family context to have and raise children. One in five children are born to cohabiting parents, and this level has doubled in the last […]

One in Every Ten Young Adults Calls Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Most Trusted News Source

One in Every Ten Young Adults Calls Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Most Trusted News Source Source: Public Religion Research Institute More than one in ten (11 percent) young adults (ages 18-29) say they trust “The Daily Show” or “The Colbert Report” the most to provide them with accurate information about politics and current events—an amount […]

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market Source: Pew Research Center In terms of sheer numbers, there are more young adults today than there were when the recession hit – the 18- to 34-year-old population has grown by nearly 3 million since 2007. But the number heading their own households has not increased. […]

Are Millennials Responsible for the Decline in First-Time Home Purchases?

Are Millennials Responsible for the Decline in First-Time Home Purchases? Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Having isolated first-time homebuyers in this data set, we looked at their purchasing trends and demographic attributes from 2000 to 2014. In this data set, we found that roughly 1 percent to 2 percent of the population purchased a […]

Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse, Census Bureau Reports

Millennials Outnumber Baby Boomers and Are Far More Diverse, Census Bureau Reports Source: U.S. Census Bureau Millennials, or America’s youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation’s population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers, according to new U.S. Census Bureau […]