Pew Research CenterApril 23, 2013

Foreign-Born U.S. Residents Who Have Become Citizens at a High

More than half of foreign-born citizens in the U.S. legally became naturalized citizens as of 2011, the highest level in three decades.

Pew Research CenterApril 22, 2013

Protecting the Environment Ranks in the Middle of Public’s Priorities for 2013

Just over half of Americans said protecting the environment should be a top priority for the president and Congress in 2013.

Pew Research CenterApril 19, 2013

Americans See Less Group Conflicts in U.S. – Except for Politics

While perceived conflicts among other groups have declined, about eight-in-ten Americans see “very strong” or “strong” conflicts between Republicans and Democrats.

Pew Research CenterApril 18, 2013

Even in the Digital Age, Many Library Patrons Say Traditional Uses Are Important

About seven-in-ten of those who used a library over a 12 month period did so to borrow print books or to browse the shelves.

Pew Research CenterApril 17, 2013

Marijuana Use Increased Over the Last Decade

Roughly half of adults say they have ever tried marijuana, the highest percentage ever.

Pew Research CenterApril 16, 2013

Asian-Americans Lead All Others in Household Income

Asian-Americans exceed all U.S. adults when it comes to median household income, $66,000 vs. $49,800.

Pew Research CenterApril 15, 2013

Most Americans Say the Wealthy Don’t Pay Fair Share of Taxes

Nearly six-in-ten Americans said in a 2011 survey that what bothers them about the tax system is not their own bill, but a belief the wealthy don’t pay a fair share.

Pew Research CenterApril 12, 2013

Americans Who Believe in Global Warming Blame Human Activity more than Natural Patterns

Roughly four-in-ten Americans who believe there is solid evidence of global warming say the cause is human activity, not natural weather patterns.

Pew Research CenterApril 11, 2013

Public Divided over the Root Causes of Mass Shootings

Americans are divided over whether mass shootings reflect broader societal problems or not – 47% say they do, 44% say they are isolated acts.

Pew Research CenterApril 10, 2013

Public Still Unwilling to Cut Entitlement Benefits to Reduce Deficit

A majority of Americans say keeping Social Security and Medicare benefits as they are is more important than cutting the deficit