Question of the Day: What percent of 18-34 year olds are living with their parents?
Updated question of the day that first appeared in 2016. We like to keep it current!
- Do you know anyone in the 18-34 year age range who lives with their parents? Who? Why do they live with their parents?
- Why do you think that certain states have higher percentages of 18-34 year olds living at home with their parents?
- At what age do you envision yourself living on your own? What is your plan to develop financial independence?
Behind The Numbers (Visual Capitalist):
For a variety of different reasons, there is a growing proportion of young adults that are living with their parents in the United States. As of 2017, it’s estimated that 34.5% of young adults (18-34 years old) in the U.S live at home – one of the highest percentages in recent memory.
Note that this article from Visual Capitalist includes an interactive where your students can see the details about their state (click below):