July 19, 2017

More U.S. households are renting than at any point in 50 years

The number of U.S. households renting their home increased significantly between 2006 and 2016, as did the share.

May 5, 2017

It’s becoming more common for young adults to live at home – and for longer stretches

Through both recession and recovery, the share of young adults living in their parents’ home continues to rise. As of 2016, 15% of 25- to 35-year-old Millennials were living in their parents’ home.

April 19, 2017

Millennials aren’t job-hopping any faster than Generation X did

Millennial workers are just as likely to stick with their employers as their older counterparts in Generation X were when they were young adults.

February 13, 2017

Americans are moving at historically low rates, in part because Millennials are staying put

Americans are moving at the lowest rate on record, and recently released Census Bureau data show that a primary reason is that Millennials are moving significantly less than earlier generations of young adults.

January 31, 2017

Women may never make up half of the U.S. workforce

New projections indicate that the female share of the labor force will peak at 47.1% in 2025 and then taper off to 46.3% by 2060.

January 18, 2017

U.S. still has a ways to go in meeting Obama’s goal of producing more college grads

As Obama’s time in office nears its end, the U.S. remains short of his goal to produce more college graduates by 2020.

U.S. PoliticsAugust 29, 2016

This may be the last presidential election dominated by Boomers and prior generations

Recent presidential elections have been dominated by voters from the Baby Boom and previous generations. That may change this November.

Fact TankMay 12, 2016

The shrinking middle class in U.S. metropolitan areas: 6 key findings

The American middle class is losing ground in metropolitan areas across the country, affecting communities from Boston to Seattle and from Dallas to Milwaukee.

May 11, 2016

Are you in the American middle class? Find out with our income calculator

Our updated calculator lets you find out which group you are in – first compared with other adults in your metropolitan area and among American adults overall, and then compared with other adults similar to you in education, age, race or ethnicity, and marital status.

Fact TankDecember 10, 2015

5 takeaways about the American middle class

The middle class has long been the country’s economic majority, but our new analysis finds that’s no longer true.