With Millennial’s Today Making Up The Largest Generation In The U


With millennials today making up the largest generation in the U.S. workforce yet earning 20 percent less than Baby Boomers did at the same age, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Millennials as well as accompanying videos.

In order to determine the most livable places for this generation, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 36 key metrics. The data set ranges from share of millennials to average monthly earnings for millennials to millennial unemployment rate.

Living & Working as a Millennial in Illinois (1=Best; 25=Avg.):

  • 21st – Housing Cost for Millennials
  • 20th – % of Millennials
  • 10th – Average Monthly Earnings for Millennials
  • 19th – Millennial Homeownership Rate
  • 19th – % of Insured Millennials
  • 11th – % of Millennials with Depression

For the full report, please visit:

Please let me know if you have any questions or if you would like to schedule a phone, Skype or in-studio interview with one of our experts. Feel free to embed this YouTube video summarizing the study on your website. You can also use or edit these raw files as you see fit. Full data sets for specific states and the District are also available upon request.

Diana Polk
WalletHub Communications Manager
(202) 684-6386

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