The milestones of adulthood for today’s millennials: economic security and finishing school — not rushing to get married and have a family.
And once they are married, young women in America are less likely to see homemaking as a career.
The share of young women 25 to 34 who opted to forgo outside employment in favor of managing a household plunged from 43 percent in 1975 to just 14 percent last year, according to the Census Bureau. Census demographers believe that number could be among the lowest on record. MORE