Living arrangements for millennials on Long Island

More millennials on Long Island, those between the ages of 18 and 34, are living with parents, in-laws or other family members, according to a survey in the closing months of 2017 conducted for the Long Island Index, a project of The Rauch Foundation. Click on the charts below for details. Data posted on Jan. 17, 2018.

How millennials live on Long Island

Percentage in survey aged 18-34 who live with relatives, rented or owned residences.

And here’s the breakdown for everyone

Percentage in survey over age 18 who live with relatives, rented or owned residences.

More people say it’s likely they will leave Long Island

Percentage indicating how likely it is that they will leave Long Island within the next five years.

Higher percentage of younger people say they’re likely to go

Percentage indicating how likely it is that they will leave Long Island within the next five years, by age group. (Data also for N.J, and northern suburbs).

Very likelySomewhat likelyNot very likelyNot at all likely
All Long Island37%22%19%21%
   LI ages 18-3448%23%15%13%
   LI ages 35-49 36%19%21%21%
   LI ages 50-64 38%26%18%17%
   LI age 65 +21%21%21%35%
Northern suburbs32%25%15%26%
N.J. suburbs30%26%17%24%

Numbers won’t add to 100% because of rounding and because a small percentage said they didn’t know the answer. The margin of sampling error for the complete set of weighted data is ±4.1 percentage points. You can read more about the Long Island Index report here.

JavaScript charts via amCharts.com.

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