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A 27-Year-Old Is More Likely to Be Living With Their Parents Than Roommates . . . And Five More Facts About Today's Late 20s Americans
 
The Department of Education has been running a study since 2002 on a group of kids who were high school sophomores at the time . . . and are now roughly 27 years old.  Here are six things they found about the average 27-year-old . . .
 
1.  40% have spent some time unemployed since 2009.
 
2.  When they were 25, they weren't making huge money.  In 2011, only 21% were making over $40,000 . . . and more than half were making less than $25,000.
 
3.  About 60% of the kids who went to college in the 2000s took out student loans.  25% of them borrowed more than $25,000.
 
4.  College dropouts are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than college graduates.
 
5.  10% say they've already fulfilled their career goals.  And 57% say they're in a job that's a step toward their career goals.
 
6.  They're more likely to be living with their PARENTS than roommates.  42% live with a spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend . . . 23% live with their parents . . . 19% live alone . . . and 10% live with roommates.  (The Atlantic)
 



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