Tag Archives: millennials

Generational Composition of North Carolina Electorate in 2016

Yesterday’s post examined projected generational changes in North Carolina’s adult population. By 2016, North Carolina is projected to have 7.85 million adults, with the following projected generational breakdown: Greatest ( – 1927): 82,800 Silent (1928-1945): 849,400 Baby Boomers (1946-1964): 2,329,500 … Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Demographics, Elections & Voting | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Generational Composition of North Carolina Electorate in 2016

North Carolina’s Generational Composition, 2010-2035

“How Millennial Are You?” asked a 2010 quiz from the Pew Research Center. We hear a lot about generations and generational difference, on topics ranging from grocery shopping to television viewing habits to the future of the suburbs. Many of … Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Demographics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on North Carolina’s Generational Composition, 2010-2035

NC in Focus: Young Adults, Then and Now

“Young adults today, often called the millennial generation, are more likely to be foreign born and speak a language other than English at home, compared with young adults in 1980.” – U.S. Census Bureau press release The U.S. Census Bureau … Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Demographics, Fun Maps | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on NC in Focus: Young Adults, Then and Now

Millennials: Renting, Unmarried, and Childless

Over the summer I read “10 Things Millennials Won’t Spend Money On.” What do some of these trends look like in North Carolina? While many of these 10 things are difficult to examine in the data I normally work with, a … Continue reading

Posted in Carolina Demographics | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Millennials: Renting, Unmarried, and Childless