The numbers get even worse if you're a woman.

Generations moving home by gender

Percentage by gender of Gen Y who have had to move home.


The good news – Gen Y is spending more time in school than previous generations. The bad news? For Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, a bachelor's degree was a sure ticket to a good job. For Millennials, it simply puts you on par with the majority.

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And even though an advanced degree lowers your chances of having to move back home, it's not a sure thing.

16% of Millennial M.D.'s end up living with mom and dad after graduation.