Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Boomers: 35% of Households

The Baby-Boom is no longer the largest generation. Millennials surpassed Boomers in size in 2011, and the gap between them is growing each year. In 2013, there were 78 million Millennials (aged 19 to 36) and 76 million Boomers (aged 49 to 67). But according to the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey, Boomers still head the largest share of households and will for years to come...

Number (and %) of households by generation
Millennials: 30 million (25%)
Generation X: 27 million (22%)
Baby Boomers: 43 million (35%)
Older Americans:  23 million (18%)

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