Pew Research Center age breaks for Silent, Baby Boomer, GenX and Millennial Generations

December 11, 2018

Young adult households are earning more than most older Americans did at the same age

The median adjusted income in a household headed by a Millennial was $69,000 in 2017. The previous peak for households headed by people ages 22 to 37 was in 2000.

U.S. PoliticsNovember 29, 2018

Conflicting Partisan Priorities for U.S. Foreign Policy

The public’s leading long-range foreign policy goals for the United States are focused on security, including economic security.

Internet & TechNovember 28, 2018

Teens who are constantly online are just as likely to socialize with their friends offline

Close to half of U.S. teens say they are on the internet “almost constantly.” Yet highly plugged-in youth in America are just as likely as their less-connected peers to socialize regularly with their friends in person.

Pew Research CenterNovember 21, 2018

Millennials, Gen X increase their ranks in the House, especially among Democrats

The 2018 midterm elections significantly boosted the number of Millennials and Generation Xers in the lower chamber.

November 15, 2018

Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet

Today’s 6- to 21-year-olds are already America’s most racially and ethnically diverse generation – and more of them are heading to college than previous generations.

Media & NewsOctober 30, 2018

Younger adults in Western Europe are more socially, politically progressive than older age groups

They tend to be more left-leaning, more progressive in their social and political views, more receptive to immigrants and more favorable toward the European Union. They are also more mixed in their views of traditional center-left parties than older Western Europeans.

Media & NewsOctober 30, 2018

Western Europeans Under 30 View News Media Less Positively, Rely More on Digital Platforms Than Older Adults

Younger adults in eight Western European countries are about twice as likely as older adults to get news online than from TV. They also are more critical of the media’s performance and coverage of key issues.

Internet & TechOctober 26, 2018

Nearly one-in-five teens can’t always finish their homework because of the digital divide

Some 15% of U.S. households with school-age children do not have a high-speed internet connection at home. Some teens are more likely to face digital hurdles when trying to complete their homework.

Media & NewsOctober 23, 2018

Younger Americans are better than older Americans at telling factual news statements from opinions

Younger U.S. adults were better than their elders at differentiating between factual and opinion statements in a survey conducted in early 2018.

July 23, 2018

Gen X rebounds as the only generation to recover the wealth lost after the housing crash

Generation Xers were hit particularly hard in the recession. Yet Gen Xers are the only generation of households to recover the wealth they lost in the downturn.