It seemed possible that as millennials grew older, at least some would return to a more traditional religious life. But there’s mounting evidence that today’s younger generations may be leaving religion for good.
Millennials have earned a reputation for reshaping industries and institutions — shaking up the workplace, transforming dating culture, and rethinking parenthood. They’ve also had a dramatic impact on American religious life. Four in ten millennials now say they are religiously unaffiliated, according to the Pew Research Center. In fact, millennials (those between the ages of 23 and 38) are now almost as likely to say they have no religion as they are to identify as Christian.
Young millennials can ease into adulthood by living in affordable places that offer room for job growth. Here are the best places for them to live.
It can be daunting for a young 20-something to transition into adulthood, but living in the right location can ease the process.
MoneyRates.com recently ranked the best states for young millennials to live in, including Washington, DC. It grouped eight sets of data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census Bureau into three major categories — job market, affordability and access, and lifestyle, awarding each state an average ranking in each category.
Turns out, Midwestern states like North Dakota and Iowa have the most factors that appeal to millennials. Nebraska, for example, has a higher proportion of young adults than places like New York and California, according to the report.
Below, see the ranking of best places to live for young 20-somethings. We included the unemployment rate for those ages 20 to 24, the median rent, and the number of bars, pubs, and nightclubs per capita. Continue at Source: The 25 best states to live for 20-somethings, where jobs are booming and rent is affordable
Major depression is on the rise among millennials — but one in five of them don’t seek treatment, according to research released by the Blue Cross.
According to a recent report analyzing data from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Index, major depression diagnoses are rising at a faster rate for millennials and teens compared to any other age group. Read more at Source: Depression is on the rise among millennials, but 20% of them don’t seek treatment — and it’s likely because they can’t afford it
Getting married, buying a home and starting a family have long been major milestones in American life. However, millennials are pushing back these major life decisions, especially when it comes to marriage. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median marriage age for women is currently 27.8 and the median marriage age for men is 29.8. In the 1950s, the median age for marriage was significantly lower: about 20 for women and 23 for men. See more at Source: The 15 places where the most millennials are getting married
By most metrics, the RV industry is on the rise. Since taking a hit during the financial crisis of 2008, RV manufacturers have seen sales increase and experts expect the industry as a whole to be worth about $75 billion by 2025. Those numbers are no doubt comforting to the three biggest companies in North America: Thor Industries, Forest River, and Winnebago. Love campers and trailers? Come join our new community group.
Karoline Kan should never have been born. Her mother committed the rebellious act of having a second child in China in 1989. Under China’s one-child policy, which became a two-child policy in 2015, women were often forced to undergo sterilisation or abortions. See more at Source: China: The millennial who should never have been born