A record 57 million Americans, or 18.1% of the population of the United States, lived in multi-generational family households in 2012.
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.
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.
Racially diverse, economically stressed and politically liberal, Millennials are building their own networks through social media – rather than through political parties, organized religion or marriage. Half now call themselves political independents, the highest share of any generation.
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that 55% of those ages 25 to 32 have posted a “selfie” on a social media site; no other generation is nearly as inclined to do this.