CHART: Median Income For Young Adult Males Has Dropped 10 Percent Since 1980

The unemployment rate for teens and young adults under age 24 is a staggering 16.7 percent, and recent polls have shown that young adults are pessimistic about their financial future. Today, Demos released a chart showing even more bad news for young adult males. According to this chart, the median annual income for young adult males has dropped 10 percent since 1980 (females have fared better, with median incomes rising 17 percent):