Stat: 48%—Almost half the members of Generation Z—age 22 or younger—are racial or ethnic minorities.
Story: Step aside, Millennials. There’s a new, younger group out there: Generation Z, which includes anyone born after 1996. To learn more about this generation, we sat down with Kim Parker, director of social trends research at the Pew Research Center. Listen in to hear about Gen Z’s social, cultural, and political inclinations, and what this might mean for the future.
- Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins
- The way U.S. teens spend their time is changing, but differences between boys and girls persist
- Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues
- Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet