Pew Research CenterMay 2, 2018

Millennials stand out for their technology use, but older generations also embrace digital life

Millennials have often led older Americans in their adoption and use of technology. But there has also been significant growth in tech adoption in recent years among older generations.

April 5, 2018

A record 64 million Americans live in multigenerational households

The number and share of Americans living in multigenerational family households have continued to rise. In 2016, a record 64 million people, or 20% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations under one roof.

April 3, 2018

Millennials approach Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation in the electorate

As of November 2016, an estimated 62 million Millennials were voting-age U.S. citizens – moving closer in number to the 70 million Baby Boomers.

March 16, 2018

How Millennials today compare with their grandparents 50 years ago

Our analysis finds that Millennials stand apart from the young adults of the Silent generation when it comes to education, employment and home life.

March 1, 2018

Millennials projected to overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

Millennials are expected to overtake Boomers in population in the U.S. in 2019 as their numbers swell to 73 million and Boomers decline to 72 million.

Pew Research CenterMarch 1, 2018

Defining generations: Where Millennials end and post-Millennials begin

Pew Research Center will use 1996 as the last birth year for Millennials for our future work. President Michael Dimock explains why.

May 16, 2017

Today’s young workers are more likely than ever to have a bachelor’s degree

Four-in-ten Millennial workers ages 25 to 29 had completed at least a bachelor’s degree in 2016, compared with 32% of Generation X workers and smaller shares of the Baby Boom and Silent generations when they were in the same age range.

April 6, 2017

Number of U.S. adults cohabiting with a partner continues to rise, especially among those 50 and older

Roughly half of U.S. cohabiters are younger than 35. But an increasing number of Americans ages 50 and older are in cohabiting relationships.

U.S. PoliticsMarch 20, 2017

A wider partisan and ideological gap between younger, older generations

The generation gap in American politics is dividing two younger age groups, Millennials and Generation X, from the two older groups, Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation.

March 9, 2017

Led by Baby Boomers, divorce rates climb for America’s 50+ population

Among U.S. adults ages 50 and older, the divorce rate has roughly doubled since the 1990s.