Census Bureau data confirm that proportionately fewer young singles are living solo now than before the recession. Overall, the proportion of adults ages 18 to 29 who live alone declined from 7.9% in 2007 to 7.3% in 2009. Similar drops in the proportion of young people who live by themselves occurred during or immediately after the recessions of 1982 and 2001.
Thursday, November 26, 2009
Home for the Holidays
Good study out by those amazing people at Pew on the recession and young adults returning home -- and not just for the holidays, but to stay. Times are tough, and mom & dad always have a place for ya to crash. As they put it: