Teenagers in the U.S.: Teenagers & the Economy

Statistics report on Teenagers in the United States: Teenagers & the Economy

Teenagers in the U.S.: Teenagers & the Economy

This report information on American teenagers and their role and place in American economy. Among other information, it includes statistics on teenagers' educational background, loans and savings of students, and youth unemployment rates. Lastly, this report includes data on young consumers and their favorite brands and websites.

Table of contents


  • Basic Statistic U.S. population by sex and age 2022
  • Basic Statistic Age distribution in the United States 2022
  • Premium Statistic Core values among American teenagers 2021
  • Premium Statistic Beliefs among American teenagers to become rich and famous 2021


  • Basic Statistic U.S. teens (16-19) who are enrolled and working 1985-2021, by gender
  • Basic Statistic Educational attainment in the U.S. 1960-2022
  • Basic Statistic Undergraduate enrollment in U.S. universities 2011-2023
  • Basic Statistic Average annual charges for higher education in the U.S. 1970-2022
  • Premium Statistic Annual tuition and fees at leading universities U.S. 2023/24
  • Basic Statistic Average student debt U.S. 2020, by state
  • Premium Statistic Coronavirus impact on college savings in the U.S. 2020


  • Basic Statistic U.S. teenage unemployment rate monthly number 2022-2024
  • Basic Statistic U.S. unemployment rate of high school graduates and dropouts 2022
  • Basic Statistic U.S. teens (16-19) who are enrolled in school and working 1985-2022
  • Premium Statistic Share of people in the U.S. without health insurance by age 1997-2022

Teenagers as consumers

  • Premium Statistic Clothing market: Top brands amongst U.S. teens 2024
  • Premium Statistic Top footwear brands amongst U.S. teens as of spring 2024
  • Basic Statistic Favorite shopping websites of U.S. teens 2021
  • Premium Statistic Share of internet users who bought online in the U.S. in the past month 2020, by age
  • Premium Statistic U.S. generations shopping online and offline 2021

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