The number of Americans living in multi-generational households, which spiked during the Great Recession, has risen to a record 57 million in 2012, including about one-in-four young adults ages 25-34.
Generation X has a gripe with pulse takers, zeitgeist keepers, and population counters. We keep squeezing them out of the frame.
Households headed by young adults owing student debt lag far behind their peers in terms of wealth accumulation and tend to carry larger amounts of other kinds of debt.
When asked about the future prospects of “children today,” Americans generally said that when today’s kids grow up, they would be worse off financially than their parents. While this is a pretty glum judgment about what lies ahead for today’s children, Americans’ optimism resurfaces when people are asked about their own kids.
A few critics have portrayed our report as an effort to foment a “generational war” over Social Security and Medicare. Let me respond.
America is in the midst of two major changes to its population: We are becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray. Explore these shifts in our new interactive data essay.
Many seniors face hurdles to adopting new technologies, but once they join the online world, digital technology often becomes an integral part of their daily lives.
Generations typically span about 20 years, so the oldest Millennials, now 33, may not have much in common with today's very youngest Americans.
Pew Research Center's Paul Taylor appeared on "The Daily Show" Monday night to discuss his new book, The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown.
The Pew Research Center is hosting a conference to discuss how generational differences are influencing American families, society, politics and policy.