The Census Bureau recently released new statistics from the American Community Survey, also highlighting how young adults’ socioeconomic characteristics have changed over the past few decades. The results include some intriguing data: this cohort’s share of the population has actually declined over the years, while the percentage living in poverty has grown to almost 20%.
The following is a quick listing of the high-level national data provided (also available by state, county or metro areas):
For more statistics about the size of today’s Millennials population, see the article, “So How Many Millennials Are There in the US, Anyway?“
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