Special Report

States Where the Most People Still Live With Their Parents

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45. Montana
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 23.8%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 23.1% (11th lowest)
> Cost of living: 5.4% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 28.4 (22nd lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 3.6% (23rd lowest – tied)

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44. Kansas
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 24.4%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 22.6% (10th lowest)
> Cost of living: 10.0% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 27.2 (6th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 3.5% (19th lowest – tied)

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43. Colorado
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 25.4%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 21.5% (8th lowest)
> Cost of living: 3.2% higher than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 29.1 (15th highest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 3.4% (19th lowest – tied)

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42. Washington
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 25.4%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 24.0% (16th lowest)
> Cost of living: 6.4% higher than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 28.4 (23rd lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 4.7% (6th highest)

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41. Oregon
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 26.6%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 22.3% (9th lowest)
> Cost of living: 0.5% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 28.9 (21st highest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 4.3% (9th highest – tied)

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