Millennials Are Such a Drag: Ritholtz Chart

Barry Ritholtz is a Bloomberg View columnist writing about finance, the economy and the business world. He started the Big Picture blog in 2003 and is the founder of Ritholtz Wealth Management, an asset management and financial planning firm.
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I was researching tomorrow's column -- it's about housing -- when I found this fascinating table about millennials. They are 1 1/2 times more likely to be living with their parents than members of Generation X or baby boomers were at the same age.

As we observed last month, the lack of millennial homebuyers has been a drag on home sales. The table above gives even more context.

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Barry L Ritholtz at britholtz3@bloomberg.net