How Millennials Stack Up To The Generations Before Them

Are Millennials really so different than the generations of young adults that came before them? Some data forensics reveals what has — and hasn't — actually changed about being a young adult in America. » 12/04/14 12:47pm 12/04/14 12:47pm

Is This the Single Most Important Statistic About Millennials?

The U.S. Council of Economic Advisers just released a fascinating report about Millennials, packed with statistics about their demographics and economic prospects. It charts a lot of differences between Gen X and Millennials, but there's one statistic that reveals a true generation gap. » 10/15/14 1:40pm 10/15/14 1:40pm

Here's another way that statistics lie. You've probably heard that more young people than ever are living at home. But roughly half of young people "living with their parents" are actually living in college campus housing — which constitutes living with one's parents, according to the Census. The upshot? Many… » 7/03/14 4:00pm 7/03/14 4:00pm