The Average 29-Year-Old’s Life Is Different Than You Think

“Most people born between the early 1980s and late 1990s didn’t graduate from college, aren’t living in a city, and generally hate being called ‘Millennials.’”

It turns out the image we see of a typical 29-year-old in pop culture and the media is far from the reality.

This Atlantic article breaks down a series of statistics to show what life is like for an average 29-year-old, including that most went to some college but didn’t graduate, only 40% are married but another 20% are co-habitating, and that many have flocked from cities to suburbs.