A generation of change: How America has changed for 18-34 year olds in 2 charts

by Ryan Streeter on February 28, 2015. Follow Ryan on Twitter.

I was re-reading this Mark Perry post and struck by the stories the following two charts tell. Read the whole post for Perry’s more detailed analysis.

Screen Shot 2015-02-28 at 2.29.31 PMIf the preceding chart shows how much the rising generation has change in terms of income, race, ethnicity, and family patterns, the following shows how the geography of opportunity has shifted from manufacturing centers to knowledge centers:

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