Millennial generation is bigger, more diverse than boomers

There are 76 million baby boomers, and 72% of them are white. Next →
The millennials are an even larger group with 87 million, but much more diverse — only 56% are white. Next →
See how diverse your generation is by rolling over the chart below.
  • Mixed race
  • *American Indian, Native Hawaiian
  • Asian
  • Black
  • Hispanic
  • White

10%

White

10%

Hispanic

10%

Black

10%

Asian

10%

AI, NH

10%

Mixed race

Three key takeaways from this chart:

1. The most common age in America last year was 22. There were more 22 year olds, than any other age group.

2. What's the "middle age"? Looking at a true median shows the middle age in America was 37.6 years old. Exactly 50% of Americans
were younger, while the other 50% were older.

3. Check out the youngest generation. Today's babies mark the first generation where whites make up only 50% of the population.
The Census Bureau predicts white kids will no longer make up a majority in just a few years.

Source: U.S. Census (ID: PEPALL6N); *includes Alaskan Natives Interactive: Annalyn Kurtz and Tal Yellin / CNNMoney
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