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More young adults in the US are living with their parents. Not everyone thinks it’s a bad thing

A young adult hugging a parent in front of packing boxes.

Around half of young adults aged 18 to 29 in the US live with one or both of their parents. Image: Pexels/Ketut Subiyanto

Dipo Fadeyi
Intern , Pew Research Center.
Juliana Menasce Horowitz
Associate director of research, Pew Research Center
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A graphic showing percentages of whether it's good or bad for young adults to be living with parents.
Over a third of Americans (36%) say that more young adults living with their parents is bad for society. Image: Pew Research Center.

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