COVID-19 had a lot of families back home together again for the first time in a long time.

People who thought they'd never be living at home again found themselves posted up in their parent's basement. College kids who dreamed of going off to school found themselves doing online school from their bedroom.

Check out this crazy fact -

According to a report from Pew Research Center, young adults in the United States were more likely to be living with at least one parent in July 2020 than at any time since the Great Depression.

Wild right? So more people were living at home in general, but a new study broke it down by state. Turns out more young adults were living at home in Illinois versus any other state in the Midwest.

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In Illinois, young adults are more likely to live with a parent or grandparent than in any other state in the Midwest. An estimated 36.2% of the state's population between the ages of 18 and 34 live with their parents.

So where did Illinois rank compared to the rest of America? We ranked in the top 15. Here's the top states that had young adults living at home.

  1. New Jersey
  2. Florida
  3. California
  4. Mississippi
  5. Connecticut
  6. Maryland
  7. Rhode Island
  8. New Mexico
  9. New York
  10. Hawaii
  11. Georgia
  12. Illinois
  13. South Caronlina
  14. Louisiana
  15. Texas

That's 36.2% of young adults between the ages of 18 and 34 living at home with either their parents, grandparents, or legal guardians.

You can check out the full study and see the entire list of states here.


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