FACT OF THE WEEK
1 in 5 Americans live in households with two or more adult generations
"In 2014, a record 60.6 million people, or 19% of the U.S. population, lived with multiple generations* under one roof." In comparison, "the share of the population living in this type of household declined from 21% in 1950 to a low of 12% in 1980...In 2009, 51.5 million Americans (17% of the population) lived in multigenerational households."
*Multigenerational households is defined as a household that includes two or more adult generations, or one that includes grandparents and grandchildren. Adult children are defined as being ages 25 or older; in this report, multigenerational households do not include most college students who live at home.
||Cohn, D., & Passel, J. (2016). Record 60.6M Americans live in multigenerational households. Washington DC: Pew Research Center. Retrieved from this source.
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