Pew Research CenterNovember 13, 2018

Despite recent violence, Chicago is far from the U.S. ‘murder capital’

St. Louis led the nation with 66.1 murders per 100,000 people in 2017. It was followed by Baltimore, Detroit, New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

November 8, 2018

Adult caregiving often seen as very meaningful by those who do it

About one-in-seven U.S. adults provide unpaid care of some kind to another adult. Caregivers rate about half of their caregiving experiences as meaningful.

October 25, 2018

6 facts about English language learners in U.S. public schools

English language learners in U.S. K-12 public schools are a diverse group from many different states and native language backgrounds.

Internet & TechOctober 11, 2018

How social media users have discussed sexual harassment since #MeToo went viral

Amid ongoing discussions about sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond, read five findings about how these issues have been discussed on Twitter and other social media outlets in the past year.

October 10, 2018

The real value of a $15 minimum wage depends on where you live

Although most Americans back a higher minimum wage, wide disparities in local living costs make finding an appropriate rate difficult.

October 2, 2018

5 facts about U.S. suburbs

U.S. suburbs are evenly divided politically, but some have a clear Democratic or Republican tilt. Poverty has increased more sharply in the suburbs than in urban or rural counties.

Pew Research CenterSeptember 26, 2018

Few women lead large U.S. companies, despite modest gains over past decade

While women are still underrepresented in top corporate jobs, there has been a small increase in the share of women executives in such positions over the past decade.

September 25, 2018

Many Americans say women are better than men at creating safe, respectful workplaces

A large majority of U.S. adults say it is essential for today’s business leaders to create a safe and respectful workplace. Many think female leaders are better equipped to do this than men.

September 24, 2018

Stay-at-home moms and dads account for about one-in-five U.S. parents

More than 11 million U.S. parents – or 18% – were not working outside the home in 2016. The stay-at-home share of U.S. parents in 2016 was almost identical to what it was in 1989, but there has been a modest increase among fathers.

September 20, 2018

Men, women differ over some qualities they see as essential for political and business leadership

Men and women in America generally agree on many of the qualities and competencies they see as essential for political and business leaders to have. But there are notable differences in the importance they ascribe to some of those qualities.