More millennials are calling the Twin Cities home. Minneapolis, St. Paul and select surrounding suburbs have seen population increases by this generation of more than 10 percent since 2007.
Minnesota millennials face a tough challenge: a lot of jobs require degrees, but they don’t come cheap. Minnesota millennials are smarter than ever, nearly 40 percent of young professionals in the state have a bachelor’s degree or higher. That number puts Minnesota’s youngest generation to join the work force seventh nationally.
Whether it’s wood, the world wide web, or helping a client with their latest “look,” WCCO This Morning’s Ali Lucia profiles three Minnesota millennials, all in their 20s, making a difference.
It’s a big year for Millennials across the country. According to Pew Research Center, there is 75 million of the generation in the United States. Just like across the country, Millennials make up the largest generation in the state.
A growing number of 20- and 30-somethings are calling Minneapolis home.
BabyCenter.com announced Tuesday the most popular baby names of 2014. The most popular girls’ name was Sophia for the fifth year in a row. Jackson topped the boys’ list for the second year in a row. Behind every name there’s a story. For 2-month-old Davis, it’s pretty straightforward.
In this “Behind the Ballot” report, we take a look at how one group of voters is proving quite challenging for the candidates trying to reach them — the Millennials.
A new report suggests more and more people will never tie the knot. Pew Research found a record 20 percent of adults over the age of 25 have never been married. That’s up from 9 percent back in 1960. The authors of the study also predict 25 percent of millennials will never say “I do,” even though about half of them say they’d eventually like to get married.
With longer workweeks and busy kids’ schedules, some of us feel like we aren’t spending as much quality time with our families as we’d like. That’s how Eric from Mounds View felt when he wrote to WCCO. He wanted to know: What happened to the 9-to-5 job? “It has changed dramatically,” said Dr. Ernest Owens, a management professor at the University of St. Thomas School of Business.
Studies show that more Americans are waiting longer to get married, have kids and buy homes. The highest numbers of those putting off the big commitments are millennials — those in the 20- to 35-year-old range.
Minneapolis is at the top of yet another list. This time the city is ranked No. 1 for the best city for “Broke Millennials.”