When we study groups of similarly aged people over time, we won’t always default to using the standard generational definitions and labels.
One-in-six Americans ages 50 and older (17%) say they have ever used a dating site or app.
When asked about the ideal age of a president, around half of Americans (49%) say they prefer someone in their 50s.
As of 2021, 25% of 40-year-olds in the United States had never been married, a significant increase from 20% in 2010.
Young workers express lower levels of job satisfaction than older ones, but most are content with their job
Young workers express general contentment with many aspects of work; personal connections like relationships with co-workers stand out.
Today's 21-year-olds are less likely than their predecessors in 1980 to have reached five key milestones, including having a full-time job.
When we have the data to study groups of similarly aged people over time, we won’t always default to using the standard generational definitions and labels, like Gen Z, Millennials or Baby Boomers.
It can be useful to talk about generations, but generational categories are not scientifically defined and labels can lead to stereotypes and oversimplification.
Young adults in the U.S. are less likely than those in most of Europe to live in their parents’ home
One-in-three U.S. adults ages 18 to 34 live in their parents’ home, according to U.S. Census Bureau data from 2021.
More than half of U.S. teens say it would be difficult for them to give up social media. 36% say they spend too much time on social media.
In 2021, there were 2,590 gun deaths among U.S. children and teens under the age of 18, up from 1,732 in 2019.