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A slide show based on Census Bureau data and U.S. population projections from 2000-2030.

A slide show based on Census Bureau data and U.S. population projections from 2000-2030.

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  • This slide show was created so it would need no audio but still get our Boomer faculty thinking about technology and their children (the Millennials). The slide show was uploaded here and then posted to the Electronic Papyrus blog about instructional design (http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/instructio naldesign/).
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  • 1. U.S. Population Generations 2000 25 Boomers People (in Millions) Millennials 20 Silent Gen-X 15 Greatest 10 Interbellum 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 2. U.S. Population Generations 2000 25 Boomers People (in Millions) Millennials 20 Silent Gen-X 15 Interbellum – born 1900-1914 – Grew up during World War I, the Roaring Twenties and through Prohibition Greatest – born 1915-1929 – Grew up during the Depression, Greatest fought in WWII, created corporate culture in the 1950s 10 Silent – born 1930-1944 – Born during the Depression, grew up during WWII and Korean War Baby Boomers – born 1945-1964 – Grew up during the 1960s counterculture, equal rights, and environmentalism Interbellum Generation X – born 1965 -1979 – Baby bust (parents gain access to birth 5 control) , grew up as latch-key kids (of double income or single parents) Millennials – born 1980-1999 – Boomers children, grew up as mobile phones, PCs and portable entertainment devices became affordable and readily available 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 3. U.S. Population Generations 2000 25 Boomers People (in Millions) Millennials Obama 20 Silent Clinton & Gen-X Bush II 15 Another way to Greatest 10 look at this is identify the Carter & Bush I Interbellum 5 generations of Kennedy recent Presidents Nixon, Ford & Reagan Johnson 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 4. U.S. Population Generations 2000 25 Boomers People (in Millions) Millennials 20 Silent Gen-X 15 Greatest 10 First Boomers reach 55 Interbellum 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 5. U.S. Population Projection 2000 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 Through the next six slides, watch as the 10 generational peaks and valleys move through 5 time 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 6. U.S. Population Projection 2000 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 The Boomer population is 30% larger than 10 Generation X 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 7. U.S. Population Projection 2005 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 Millennials begin to have children 10 (Boomers’ Grandchildren) 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 8. U.S. Population Projection 2010 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 The Millennial Population is now bigger than 10 their Boomer parents 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 9. U.S. Population Projection 2015 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 10 5 First Boomers reach 70 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 10. U.S. Population Projection 2020 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 The number of children born in 10 the 20 years after the Millennials are now larger in 5 population than the Millennials 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 11. U.S. Population Projection 2025 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 10 5 All Boomers are 60+ 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 12. U.S. Population Projection 2030 25 People (in Millions) 20 The population of Millennials 15 are now 50% larger than their Boomer parents 10 Generation X has finally reached 5 Boomers in population size 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 13. U.S. Population Projection 2000 25 Boomers People (in Millions) Millennials 20 Silent Gen-X 15 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 14. U.S. Population Projection 2030 25 People (in Millions) Boomers 20 Millennials Gen-X 15 Silent 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 15. U.S. Population Projection 2000 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 10 5 60 Million people over 55 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 16. U.S. Population Projection 2030 25 People (in Millions) 20 15 100% increase in the population 10 over 55 5 112 Million people over 55 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 17. U.S. Population Projection 2030 25 People (in Millions) Boomers ??? 20 Moderns Millennials Gen-X 15 Silent 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 18. U.S. Population Projection 2030 25 People (in Millions) Boomers ??? 20 Moderns Millennials Gen-X 15 Silent 10 5 Moderns – born 2000-2015 – Gen-X and early Millennials’ children born during Bush II and Obama presidencies ??? – born 2015-2030 – Millennials’ children (and Boomers’ grandchildren) 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 19. U.S. Population Projection 2000 25 People (in Millions) 20 Age 20-35 15 Formative years Young adulthood to 10 starting a family Sowing Seeds to 5 establishing roots 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 20. U.S. Population Projection 2000 25 People (in Millions) 20 Millennials 15 Gen-X 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 21. U.S. Population Projection 2005 25 People (in Millions) 20 Millennials 15 Gen-X 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 22. U.S. Population Projection 2010 25 Next Year People (in Millions) 20 Millennials Gen-X 15 Whoops! 10 Boomers, you ignored Generation X again! 5 And during the years they were establishing their families and putting down roots in their communities.... 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 23. U.S. Population Projection 2015 25 People (in Millions) 20 Millennials Gen-X 15 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 24. U.S. Population Projection 2020 25 People (in Millions) 20 Moderns Millennials 15 Gen-X 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 25. U.S. Population Projection 2025 25 People (in Millions) 20 Moderns Millennials Gen-X 15 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 26. U.S. Population Projection 2030 25 People (in Millions) Moderns 20 Millennials Gen-X 15 10 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau
  • 27. U.S. Population Projection 2010 25 Next Year People (in Millions) 20 Millennials 15 But it’s not too late to engage the Millennials! 10 (however time is running short) 5 0 Age 2008 Census Bureau