Originally posted by Utah Foundation. You can find their website here.
Across the United States, the Millennial generation — those born from 1981 through the early years of the 21st Century — are just now surpassing the Baby Boom generation (born 1946-1964) as the largest population group. In Utah, Millennials have been the largest cohort since 1997.
That’s not the only difference between generational groups in Utah and the rest of the nation. Utahns are more likely to be married, have children and to stay at home to care for children than their counterparts across the country. Utah’s Millenials are also more likely to say they have no religious affiliation than older generations.
These are among the findings in the first part of a research report from the Utah Foundation, Millennials and Boomers: How Utah’s Generations Compare to Each Other and the Nation.
The other reports in the series will look at the views of these generational cohorts on workplace and financial issues, political and social issues, and their housing needs and preferences. They will be released through the next several weeks in May and June.