1. Millennials are projected to outnumber Baby Boomers next year.
2. A record number of Americans live in multigenerational households, part of a broader trend toward more shared living. In 2016, 20% of the U.S. population lived with multiple generations under one roof.
3. Half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but is down significantly over previous decades. Cohabitation among unmarried partners is rising.
4. After decades of decline, motherhood and family size are ticking up in the U.S. On average, women in 2016 had 2.07 children during their lives – up from 1.86 in 2006, the lowest average on record.
5. There are more than 250 million migrants worldwide, according to the latest data from the United Nations.
6. New refugee arrivals are down in the U.S.
7. International arrivals to the U.S. have risen among some groups. New foreign student enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities doubled between 2008 and 2016, from 179,000 to 364,000.
Cilluffo, A., & Cohn, D. (2018, April 25). 7 Demographic Trends Shaping the U.S. and the World in 2018. Pew Research Center.