Pew Research Center reports and data on the Millennial generation, those born after 1980 and the first generation to come of age in the new millennium.
Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation
Millennials now number 75.4 million, surpassing the 74.9 million Baby Boomers.
The Nation’s Latino Population Is Defined by Its Youth
Nearly six-in-ten U.S. Hispanics are Millennials or younger, making them the youngest major racial or ethnic group in the United States. In 2014, the median age of Hispanics was just 28 years.
Q&A: Why Millennials are less religious than older Americans
We sat down with Michael Hout, a professor of sociology at New York University, to examine possible reasons.
Millennials’ views of news media, religious organizations grow more negative
Since 2010, Millennials’ rating of churches and other religious organizations has dipped 18 percentage points. Their views of the national news media also have grown more negative.
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Most Millennials Resist the ‘Millennial’ Label
Just 40% of U.S. adults ages 18 to 34 identify with the term “Millennial.” Generational identity is strongest for Boomers, with 79% of those 51 to 69 seeing themselves as part of the “Baby Boom generation.”
More Millennials Living With Family
Despite improvements in the labor market, Millennials today are less likely to be living independently of their families and establishing their own households than they were in the depths of the Great Recession.