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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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. Image: Pew Research Center
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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. Image: Pew Research Center

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