13 Millennial Stats That You Need to See

In order to better understand the Millennial stats, you need to dig into facts and researched observations. One of the best resources for understanding Millennials is the Pew Research Center, which is often described as a nonpartisan fact tank. Their research spans an enormous breadth of areas regarding Millennials. In my own personal research to understand Millennials, I found the below stats monumental in helping my understanding of the Millennial generation.

Stat 1: 39% of Millennials have a bachelor’s degree


Stat 2: 43% of Millennial women complete college while only 36% of men do


Stat 3: Overtime, the percentage of men in the workforce decreased while women have increased over the generations:

Stat 4: Generation X and Millennials have the same job hopping time as each other.


Stat 5: Millennial and Generation X median earnings have stayed roughly the same

Stat 6: The household income gap between college and high school educated Millennials has increased from Generation X


Stat 7: Millennial household wealth is less than other generations


Stat 8: More Millennials stay at home with their parents than other generations

Stat 9: About 16% of Millennials move while a roughly 25% of previous generations has


Stat 10: 46% of Millennials are married versus 83% of Traditional generation at the same age


Stat 11: Millennials who have a bachelor’s degree are more likely to be married than high school educated


Stat 12: Generation and Millennials are the majority of eligible voters


Stat 13: Millennial lean more democratic than previous generations

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Jeff Butler Internationally respected speaker and consultant, Jeff Butler helps bridge generational gaps between Millennials and companies looking for their talent and patronage. Butler has quickly built his reputation as a memorable presenter with tangible solutions for attracting, retaining, and engaging Millennials as employees and customers. Within just the past three years, he has spoken at two TEDx events and multiple Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Amazon, and LinkedIn.


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