Millennials

Born: 1981-1996 (currently ages 25-40)

72.1 million Americans are Millennials — and they surpassed Baby Boomers as the largest group in 2019. Millennials are more diverse than older generations, and their influence in society, the workplace, and politics is growing.

 

Family life looks much different for those ages 25 to 40 than for previous generations

For Millennials, Generational Shifts Hit Home

Family life looks much different for those ages 25 to 40 than for previous generations

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As observance wanes among young people, some try new approaches to keeping the faith

Young Adults Reimagining Religion

As observance wanes among young people, some try new approaches to keeping the faith

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Changing roles for parents may be in play

More Dads Staying at Home

Changing roles for parents may be in play

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On average, Americans are waiting seven years longer to get married than they did 50 years ago

Waiting to Wed

On average, Americans are waiting seven years longer to get married than they did 50 years ago

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Millennials respond as libraries evolve

Going Beyond the Bookshelves

Millennials respond as libraries evolve

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Test your knowledge on the differences among America's generations

How Well Do You Know Each Generation?

Test your knowledge on the differences among America's generations

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Defining Our Six Generations

Your guide to America's six living generations

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