NJ highest in nation for adults living with parents

October 5, 2016

“The lack of job opportunities combined with high student debt and housing costs are all main factors keeping kids living at home,” said James Hughes, dean of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.

In Hudson County, however, only 27.7 percent live with parents, by far the lowest of any county in the state. While lack of economic opportunity, and young people staying in school longer keep young people at home longer, those who do move out seek better prospects in cities.

Hudson Report, October 5

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