Still Living At Home? Relax, It’s Normal.

Woman in empty space looks at photos for wallFor Latinos, living at home until you get married and decide to start a family isn’t out of the ordinary. In fact, I’m sure if your parents found out you were moving out, they would say something like, “Why? You have everything you need here. Do you not love us anymore?”

But after Pew Research surveys, a record 21.6 million or 36 percent of 18 through 31-year-olds still lived with their parents. This is up from 18.5 million young people in 2007.

The reasoning for these escalating numbers are declining employment, rising college enrollment and declining marriage rates. However, an interesting fact is that men of this age are more likely to live at home than woman.

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