As U.S. marriage rate hovers at 50%, education gap in marital status widens
Half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but dramatically different from the peak of 72% in 1960.
About 6 in 10 young adults in U.S. primarily use online streaming to watch TV
The rise of online streaming services such as Netflix and HBO Go has dramatically altered the media habits of Americans, especially young adults.
Republicans much ‘colder’ than Democrats in views of professors
More Republicans offer a cold than warm view of college professors when asked to rate them on a “feeling thermometer.”
About a fifth of Americans cite 9/11 response as event that made them most proud of U.S.
The Sept. 11 attacks united Americans in a way that few other historical events have.
Younger men play video games, but so do a diverse group of other Americans
In the U.S., four-in-ten women and roughly a quarter of adults ages 65 and older say they play video games at least sometimes.
Key facts about Asian Americans, a diverse and growing population
A record 20 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Democratic voters are increasingly likely to call their views liberal
The share of Democrats who describe their political views as liberal has steadily risen and is now 20 percentage points higher than in 2000.
Americans’ online news use is closing in on TV news use
As of August 2017, 43% of Americans report often getting news online, just 7 points lower than the 50% who often get news on television.
More Americans now say they’re spiritual but not religious
About a quarter of U.S. adults now say they think of themselves as spiritual but not religious, up 8 percentage points in five years.
5 facts about Millennial households
Millennials trail Baby Boomers and Generation Xers in the number of households they head. But Millennial-run households represent the largest group in some key categories, such as the number in poverty or the number headed by a single mother.