Feb 15, 2024 - News

🏠 Data du jour: Back to the nest

Share of millennials living with their parents, 2022
Data: U.S. Census via IPUMS; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

Younger people are increasingly struggling to swing high housing costs and therefore returning to their childhood bedrooms or basements, Axios' Sami Sparber reports.

  • The number of Americans aged 25–34 living at home has jumped over 87% in the past two decades, according to census data.

Zoom in: More than 9% of millennials in Nashville were living with one or both parents in 2022.

📬 Tell us: If you're a millennial who came back home to live with a parent, or if you're a parent with a not-so-empty nest, hit reply and let us know what factors drove that decision.


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