With millennials entering the housing market in growing numbers, they’re expected to take the lead when it comes to new home buyers too, according to Census Bureau data analyzed by the National Association of Home Builders.

Currently, around 36 percent of millennials are homeowners, which means they’re making the fastest gains of all age groups, according to the Census data. Millennials are also the U.S.’s largest demographic, and more than 70 million are likely to want to buy a home in the next few…