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Foster Care Youth That Have Aged Out

Updated: Feb 3, 2022

Youths who have aged out of the foster care system do not have the same familial support structure as other young adults in the United States. For the first time in more than 130 years, young Americans aged 18 to 34 are more likely to live with their parents than in any other living situation, according to the Pew Research Center. In 2015, a third of young people aged 18 to 34, or 24 million individuals, lived with their parents. Almost half of all parents provided financial assistance to at least one adult child in the previous year, with 27% of these parents providing the primary support.

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