The way U.S. teens spend their time is changing, but differences between boys and girls persist
Teens are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago, but gender differences remain in time spent on leisure, grooming, homework, housework and errands.
8 facts about love and marriage in America
The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. Read eight facts about love and marriage in the country.
About a third of Americans say blackface in a Halloween costume is acceptable at least sometimes
While a slight majority of Americans think it is generally unacceptable to use blackface in a Halloween costume, about one-in-three say it is acceptable at least sometimes.
For the fifth time in a row, the new Congress is the most racially and ethnically diverse ever
More than one-in-five voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are racial or ethnic minorities.
Americans’ views on masculinity differ by party, gender and race
About half of Americans say society looks up to men who are masculine, and 60% of these say this is a good thing. Views differ by party, gender and race.
Blacks have made gains in U.S. political leadership, but gaps remain
Data from the past 50 years reveal the upward yet uneven trajectory of black political leadership in America.
5 facts about crime in the U.S.
Both violent and property crime in the U.S. have declined over the long term, but Americans regularly say crime is up.
7 facts about guns in the U.S.
Americans have broad exposure to firearms, whether they personally own a gun or not. At the same time, most adults say gun laws should be stricter.
A record number of women will be serving in the new Congress
When the 116th Congress convenes, women will make up nearly a quarter of both chambers – the highest percentage in U.S. history.
Most parents – and many non-parents – don’t expect to have kids in the future
About seven-in-ten U.S. parents younger than 50 say it’s unlikely they will have more children in the future.