Fact TankApril 24, 2014

More Hispanics, blacks enrolling in college, but lag in bachelor’s degrees

From 1996 to 2012, college enrollment among Hispanics ages 18 to 24 more than tripled (240% increase), outpacing increases among blacks (72%) and whites (12%).

Fact TankFebruary 28, 2014

For Millennials, a bachelor’s degree continues to pay off, but a master’s earns even more

Millennials are the nation’s most educated generation in history in terms of finishing college. But despite the stereotype that today’s recent college graduates are largely underemployed, the data show that this generation of college grads earns more than ones that came before it.

Fact TankFebruary 6, 2014

New census data show more Americans are tying the knot, but mostly it’s the college-educated

Marriage is back – at least, a little bit, and with some caveats.

Fact TankOctober 18, 2013

Millennials still lag in forming their own households

Though the nation is officially four years into “economic recovery,” a new Pew Research Center analysis of recently released Census data suggests that most Millennials are still not setting out on their own.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 26, 2013

Household wealth has yet to recover

Until the housing market and home equity levels fully recover, the typical American household still has a ways to go.

Fact TankSeptember 24, 2013

The growing economic clout of the college educated

For the first time on record, nearly one out of every two dollars in aggregate U.S. household income went to the college educated.

Fact TankSeptember 18, 2013

Four takeaways from Tuesday’s Census income and poverty release

Fact TankSeptember 4, 2013

Among recent high school grads, Hispanic college enrollment rate surpasses that of whites