Youth Perspectives

This is how many more young adults in the US live with their parents than 50 years ago 

A quarter of US adults ages 25 to 34 resided in a multigenerational household in 2021. Image: Unsplash/Jodie Cook

Richard Fry

Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center

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Percentage in multigenerational household by age group.
1/4 of U.S. adults ages 25 to 34 resided in a multigenerational household in 2021. Image: Pew Research Center

The share of young adults who live in a parent’s home or some other multigenerational household arrangement rose from 8% in 1971 to 17% in 2021.
The share of young adults who live in a parent’s home or some other multigenerational household arrangement rose from 8% in 1971 to 17% in 2021. Image: Pew Research Center
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Percentage of 25-34 year olds in multigenerational households who live with two parents, one parent and no parents.
Most 25- to 34-year-olds living in a multigenerational household (86%) had a parent in the home in 2021. Image: Pew Research Center

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Young adults in multigenerational households with two parents are less likely to be in poverty.
Young adults in multigenerational households with two parents are less likely to be in poverty. Image: Pew Research Center
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