Fact TankMay 9, 2014

5 questions (and answers) about American moms today

Today’s American mothers look far different from the mothers celebrated 100 years ago.

Fact TankApril 30, 2014

5 facts about the modern American family

In 1960, 37% of households included a married couple raising their own children. More than a half-century later, just 16% of households look like that.

Pew Research CenterFebruary 11, 2014

How American Couples Use Technology

The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples. Technology is a source of support and communication as well as tension, and couples say it has both good and bad impacts on their relationships.

Fact TankFebruary 6, 2014

New census data show more Americans are tying the knot, but mostly it’s the college-educated

Marriage is back – at least, a little bit, and with some caveats.

Fact TankJanuary 29, 2014

New academic study links rising income inequality to ‘assortative mating’

The income gap between couples with relatively high and those with relatively low levels of education had widened substantially since 1960, according to a new study.

Fact TankNovember 27, 2013

The links between education, marriage and parenting

New data released this week from the U.S. Census Bureau reaffirm the strong linkage between educational attainment and the marital status and living arrangements of parents of minor children

Pew Research CenterOctober 21, 2013

Quiz: Online Dating: What’s Your View?

Technology, including online dating, is fundamentally changing the nature of relationships in America. See how your views about online dating stack up with the rest of the population.

Pew Research CenterOctober 21, 2013

Online Dating & Relationships

Attitudes about online dating have become more positive in recent years. Currently, one-in-ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app. However, many users also report negative experiences.

Fact TankOctober 21, 2013

Is divorce contagious?

A new study suggests that the divorce of a friend or close relative dramatically increases the chances that you too will divorce.

Pew Research CenterAugust 1, 2013

A Rising Share of Young Adults Live in Their Parents’ Home

A record number of Millennials—young adults ages 18 to 31—were living in their parents’ home in 2012 due to a combination of economic, educational and cultural factors.