88%

of Millennials live in metropolitan areas, compared with 67% of members of the Silent Generation when they were young adults

Source: Pew Research Center
Additional Information: To compare, 68 percent of Baby Boomers and 84 percent of Generation Xers lived in metro areas when they were young.

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