Breakdown of apartment applicants in the U.S. 2021, by generation

Distribution of renter applicants in the United States in 2021, by generation

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Release date

March 2022


United States

Survey time period

January to October 2021

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Gen Z is defined as the generation of people born between 1997 and 2012. Millennials 1981 and 1996. Gen X 1965 and 1980, Baby Boomers and older are people born before 1965"

"The analysis is based on data from around 2.5 million rental applications from RentGrow, Inc. for approximately 34,000 apartment communities. Only properties that had data available for all years pertinent to the analysis were included."

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