Special Report

States Where the Most People Still Live With Their Parents

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40. Arkansas
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 26.6%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 24.6% (19th lowest)
> Cost of living: 13.5% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 26.5 (3rd lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 3.6% (23rd lowest – tied)

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39. Idaho
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 27.1%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 19.6% (2nd lowest)
> Cost of living: 7.0% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 26.0 (2nd lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 2.8% (5th lowest – tied)

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38. Wisconsin
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 27.1%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 24.6% (18th lowest)
> Cost of living: 7.6% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 28.9 (20th highest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 2.8% (5th lowest – tied)

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37. Oklahoma
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 27.9%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 23.7% (13th lowest)
> Cost of living: 11.0% lower than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 26.7 (4th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 3.3% (15th lowest – tied)

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36. Alaska
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2017: 28.3%
> 18-34 yr. old population living with parent(s), 2006: 31.0% (13th highest)
> Cost of living: 4.4% higher than avg.
> Median age at first marriage: 27.4 (8th lowest)
> Annual unemployment rate: 6.5% (the highest)

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