Most Americans say children are better off with a parent at home
Though both parents work full time in 46% of two-parent U.S. households, most Americans say children with two parents are better off when one stays home.
Voters have little confidence Clinton or Trump would help workers get skills they need to compete
American voters express relatively little confidence in either major party presidential candidate when it comes to their ability to help American workers prepare to compete in today’s economy.
Federal officials may revamp how Americans identify race, ethnicity on census and other forms
Federal officials are proposing new changes to census questions on racial and Hispanic identity.
A political profile of disabled Americans
Overall, Americans with disabilities are engaged with the upcoming election, but they are less likely to turn out to vote as they face a number of obstacles to voting.
Measuring illegal immigration: How Pew Research Center counts unauthorized immigrants in the U.S.
Jeffrey S. Passel, senior demographer, on the research techniques used to derive the unauthorized immigrant population estimate in the U.S. and the challenges involved.
Overall Number of U.S. Unauthorized Immigrants Holds Steady Since 2009
The estimated total – 11.1 million in 2014 – has steadied since the end of the recession as the number declined from Mexico but grew from other countries.
10 facts for National Hispanic Heritage Month
As the country celebrates Latinos, their culture and their history, here are 10 facts about U.S. Hispanics by age, geography and origin groups.
Educational divide in vote preferences on track to be wider than in recent elections
The contest for president between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is marked by an educational divide that is far wider than in past elections.
Key facts about how the U.S. Hispanic population is changing
The U.S. Hispanic population reached 57 million in 2015, but a drop-off in immigration from Latin America and a declining birth rate among Hispanic women has curbed overall growth of the population and slowed the dispersion of Hispanics through the U.S.
Hispanic Population Growth and Dispersion Across U.S. Counties, 1980-2014
The map shows where Hispanics lived in the United States and provides detailed information on the 10 counties with the largest Hispanic populations.