Report | Oct 23, 2012
Younger Americans’ Reading and Library habits

More than 8 in 10 Americans ages 16-29 read a book in the past year, and 6 in 10 used their local public library. Many say they are reading more in the era of digital content.

Report | Mar 15, 2012
The Boomerang Generation

If there’s supposed to be a stigma attached to living with mom and dad through one’s late twenties or early thirties, today’s “boomerang generation” didn’t get that memo.

Report | Feb 9, 2012
Young, Underemployed and Optimistic

Young adults hit hard by the recession. A plurality of the public believes young adults, rather than middle-aged or older adults, are having the toughest time in today’s economy.

Report | Mar 9, 2011
For Millennials, Parenthood Trumps Marriage

Today’s 18 to 29 year olds – members of the so-called Millennial Generation – see parenthood and marriage differently than today’s thirty-somethings (members of Generation X) did back when they were in their late teens and twenties, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center survey findings. Unlike their older counterparts, Millennials value parenthood much more than marriage.

Report | Oct 7, 2010
Lagging Youth Enthusiasm Could Hurt Democrats in 2010

Millennials continue to be among the strongest backers of Democratic candidates this fall, though their support for the Democratic Party has slipped since 2008. But young voters have given far less thought to the coming elections than have older voters, and this gap is larger than in previous midterms.

Report | Mar 18, 2010
The Return of the Multi-Generational Family Household

The multi-generational American family household is staging a comeback -- driven in part by the job losses and home foreclosures of recent years, but more so by demographic changes that have been gathering steam for decades.

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