Special Report

States Where the Most People Still Live With Their Parents

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50. North Dakota
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 15.8%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 14.9% (the lowest)
> Cost of living: 9.9% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 27.7 (10th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 2.3% (2nd lowest)

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49. South Dakota
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 19.3%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 21.5% (7th lowest)
> Cost of living: 11.8% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 28.0 (16th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 2.8% (5th lowest – tied)

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48. Nebraska
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 20.9%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 21.2% (6th lowest)
> Cost of living: 10.4% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 27.5 (9th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 2.9% (9th lowest – tied)

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47. Iowa
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 21.7%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 19.7% (3rd lowest)
> Cost of living: 10.2% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 27.9 (13th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 2.4% (3rd lowest – tied)

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46. Wyoming
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 23.6%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 20.2% (5th lowest)
> Cost of living: 4.8% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 26.8 (5th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 3.6% (23rd lowest – tied)

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