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America's Young Adults: Special Issue, 2014

List of Young Adult Figures

Figures include data from 1950–2013, when available

open Population
Figure POP1.Select demographic characteristics by age group, 2008–2012
Figure POP2.Young adults ages 18–24 by residence type and gender, 2008–2012
Figure POP3.A.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who are Active Duty Service members by geographic location and gender, 2012
Figure POP3.B.Educational attainment of Active Duty Service members ages 18–24, 2012
Figure POP4.A.Rate per 100,000 young adult males ages 18–24 imprisoned in adult prison facilities by race and Hispanic origin, 2000–2011
Figure POP4.B.Rate per 100,000 young adult females ages 18–24 imprisoned in adult prison facilities by race and Hispanic origin, 2000–2011
open Education
Figure ED1.Percentage distribution of young adults ages 18–24 by gender and highest level of educational attainment, selected years 1980, 1995, and 2013
Figure ED2.Enrollment rates of young adults ages 18–24 in degree-granting institutions by gender and race and Hispanic origin, 1980–2012
Figure ED3.A.Average net price of attending college for full-time, full-year undergraduates ages 18–24 by dependency status, academic years 1999–2000, 2003–04, 2007–08, and 2011–12
Figure ED3.B.Percentage of undergraduate students ages 18–24 in their fourth year or above who had ever received federal loans or Parent Loans for Undergraduates (PLUS), and the average cumulative amount borrowed in constant 2011–12 dollars, 1989–90 and 2011–12
Figure ED4.A.Percentage of young adults ages 20–24 who were neither enrolled in school nor working by educational attainment, 1990–2013
Figure ED4.B.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who were neither enrolled in school nor working by gender, race and Hispanic origin, and age group, 2013
open Economic Circumstances
Figure ECON1.A.Labor force participation rates for young adults ages 18–24 by race and Hispanic origin, annual averages 1980–2013
Figure ECON1.B.Unemployment rates for young adults ages 18–24 by race and Hispanic origin, annual averages 1980–2013
Figure ECON2.A.Median annual earnings (in constant 2012 dollars) for young adults ages 20–24 not enrolled in school by educational attainment, 1980–2012
Figure ECON2.B.Median annual earnings for young adults ages 20–24 not enrolled in school by gender and race and Hispanic origin, 2012
Figure ECON3.Prevalence of housing problems among all households with young adults ages 18–24 and among very low-income households with young adults by living arrangement, 2011
Figure ECON4.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 covered by health insurance at time of interview by type of health insurance,1993–2012
open Family Formation
Figure FAM1.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 by gender and living arrangement,1989–2013
Figure FAM2Birth rates for women ages 18–19 and 20–24 by marital status, 1980–2012
open Civic, Social, and Personal Behavior
Figure BEH1.A.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 voting in presidential election years, 1972–2012
Figure BEH1.B.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 voting in congressional election years, 1974–2010
Figure BEH2.A.Average hours per day young adults ages 18–24 spent in various activities by gender, 2012
Figure BEH2.B.Average hours young adults ages 18–24 spent in leisure activities and sports on an average day by gender, 2012
Figure BEH3.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who participated in both leisure-time aerobic and muscle-strengthening physical activities meeting the federal 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans by race and Hispanic origin, selected years 2005–2006 to 2011–2012
Figure BEH4.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who currently smoke cigarettes by gender, selected years 1983–2012
Figure BEH5.Contraceptive use among young adult women ages 18–24 who are at risk for unintended pregnancy, 2002 and 2006–2010
open Health and Safety
Figure HEALTH1.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 with a usual source of health care by insurance type, 1997–2012
Figure HEALTH2.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who are obese by race and Hispanic origin, selected years 1988–2010
Figure HEALTH3.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who reported they had illicit drug or alcohol dependence or abuse in the past year by gender and race and Hispanic origin, 2002–2012
Figure HEALTH4.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who reported they had at least one Major Depressive Episode (MDE) in the past year by gender, 2005–2012, and at least one MDE with severe impairment in the past year by gender, 2008–2012
Figure HEALTH5.Percentage of young adults ages 18–24 who received treatment for sexually transmitted diseases in the past year by gender, 2002 and 2006–2010
Figure HEALTH6.A.Death rates among young adults ages 18–24, all causes, all injury causes, and selected mechanisms of injury, 1990–2010
Figure HEALTH6.B.Homicide and suicide rates among young adults ages 18–24 by race and Hispanic origin, and gender, 2010
Figure HEALTH7.Nonfatal violent victimization rate per 1,000 persons ages 18–24 by gender and race and Hispanic origin, 1993–2012