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By 2035, one in three households is projected to be headed by someone over 65. That equates to 79 million people.

Curbed reports that the housing industry is preparing for the future. Architects, designers, and researchers are discussing strategies on designing for old age and how to take care of a growing population of senior citizens.

The main challenge will be creating homes and buildings that encourage social connection and engagement.

By 2035, one in three households is projected to be headed by someone over 65. That equates to 79 million people.

Curbed reports that the housing industry is preparing for the future. Architects, designers, and researchers are discussing strategies on designing for old age and how to take care of a growing population of senior citizens.

The main challenge will be creating homes and buildings that encourage social connection and engagement.

With a 90 percent graduation rate, a 70 percent college attendance rate, and $21,138 of funding per student, New Jersey was determined to be the best state for education in a study by SmartAsset.

The site ranked all 50 states based on six metrics, including student-teacher ratio and AP exam classes and scores.

The top eight states are all in the northern part of the east coast. Following New Jersey is Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maryland, and Virginia. Pennsylvania finished in a tie for 10th.

With a 90 percent graduation rate, a 70 percent college attendance rate, and $21,138 of funding per student, New Jersey was determined to be the best state for education in a study by SmartAsset.

The site ranked all 50 states based on six metrics, including student-teacher ratio and AP exam classes and scores.

The top eight states are all in the northern part of the east coast. Following New Jersey is Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maryland, and Virginia. Pennsylvania finished in a tie for 10th.

In many ways, Millennials are much different that older generations, such as Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. But in other ways, the young adults of today get a bad reputation.

Trulia examined homeownership, employment, and income rates for people between the ages of 28 and 32, and compared the figures to older adults at various times over the last 55 years.

      
Yahoo! Finance Headlines
[PR Newswire] - COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2017. 2017 First Quarter Highlights: Pre-tax income of $26.3 million compared ...
[PR Newswire] - COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) announces the following Webcast: What: M/I Homes, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings Webcast When: April 26, 2017 ...
[GlobeNewswire] - -New Home Orders up 13% Year-Over-Year on a 10% Increase in Average Selling Communities-- Reports Net Income Available to Common Stockholders of $8.2 Million, or $0.05 per Diluted Share-- Home Sales Revenue ...
      
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