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Young Adults Living at Home, 1960?2020

Discover how many young adults, that is the population between the ages of 18 and 24 and those between 25-34, live at home today and in the past. Unmarried college students living in dorms are included in these figures. Men and women are differentiated in the statistics.

MaleFemale
Total population,
18?24 years old
Number living
at home
PercentTotal population,
18?24 years old
Number living
at home
Percent
19606,842,0003,583,00052%7,876,0002,750,00035%
197010,398,0005,641,0005411,959,0004,941,00041
198014,278,0007,755,0005414,844,0006,336,00043
199012,450,0007,232,0005812,860,0006,135,00048
200013,291,0007,593,0005713,242,0006,232,00047
201014,824,0008,510,0005714,469,0007,123,00049
202014,634,0008,792,0006014,418,0008,122,00056
MaleFemale
Total population,
25?34 years old
Number living
at home
PercentTotal population,
25?34 years old
Number living
at home
Percent
196010,896,0001,185,00011%11,587,000853,0007%
197011,929,0001,129,0001012,637,000829,0007
198018,107,0001,894,0001118,689,0001,300,0007
198520,184,0002,685,0001320,673,0001,661,0008
199021,462,0003,213,0001521,779,0001,774,0008
200018,563,0002,387,0001319,222,0001,602,0008
201020,685,0003,387,0001620,383,0002,133,00011
202022,778,0005,021,0002222,451,0003,011,00013
NOTE: Unmarried college students living in dorms are counted as living at home.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census
Household and Family Statistics