Generation X is the population group born between 1965 and 1979. Because the generation falls between two large cohorts, the Baby Boomers and Millennials, Gen X is considered the sandwich generation. Through a series of infographics, AARP Research presents several key Gen X metrics, specifically their demographical makeup, financial behavior, health status and behavior, technological skills and behavior, and their travel and leisure interests.
Learn: More from AARP Research
Key findings include:
- Generation X is a diverse group.
- Most Gen Xers are married (64%).
- 15% of Gen X has grandkids less than 18 years old.
For more information about this group of Gen X infographics, contact Patty David at PDavid@aarp.org.
David, Patty. Generation X Snapshots. Washington, DC: AARP Research, December 2015. https://doi.org/10.26419/res.00116.000
Search AARP Research
Enter a keyword below to find answers to your AARP Research questions.
Caregiving Comes with Financial Burdens
In 2016, family caregivers spent on average just under $7,000 per year, or an average 20% of their income, on caregiving expenses.Find Out More