Millennials: A portrait of America’s Next Generation

 

Quiz

See How You Compare to the Millennial Generation

Take our 14 item quiz and we’ll tell you how “Millennial” you are, on a scale from 0 to 100, by comparing your answers with those of respondents to a scientific nationwide survey. You can also find out how you stack up against others your age.

Politics & Values

Democrats’ Edge Among Millennials Slips

18 Feb 10 The “Millennial Generation” of young voters played a big role in the resurgence of the Democratic Party in the 2006 and 2008 elections, but their attachment to the Democratic Party weakened markedly over the course of 2009. people-press.org

Media & Digital Life

Social Media and Mobile Internet Use

3 Feb 10 A new Pew Internet Project report reveals a decline in blogging among Millennials but a modest rise among adults ages 30 and older. Young adults continue to lead the way in other online avenues, however. Millennials are increasingly connecting to the internet wirelessly (81% have), and nearly three in four of those who go online use social networking sites. Teens do not use Twitter in large numbers, but high-school-age girls show the greatest enthusiasm for the application. pewinternet.org

Demographics & Social Trends

Millennial’s Judgments About Recent Trends Not So Different

7 January 10 As might be expected, members of the Millennial generation are enthusiastic about the technological and communication advances of the past decade. They are also highly accepting of societal changes such as the greater availability of green products and more racial and ethnic diversity. What may be less expected is that, in many cases, they are not much different from the age groups that precede them. people-press.org