If the U.S. had 100 people: Charting Americans’ religious affiliations
Imagining the U.S. as a town of 100 people can help illuminate the nation’s religious diversity.
How the faithful voted: A preliminary 2016 analysis
The 2016 presidential exit polling reveals little change in the political alignments of U.S. religious groups.
The most and least educated U.S. religious groups
The share of people completing a college education differs by religion, with members of some faith groups much more educated, on average, than others.
Few Americans identify with more than one religion
While roughly one-in-five U.S. adults say they were raised by two parents with different religions, just 6% say they now identify with multiple religions.
One-in-Five U.S. Adults Were Raised in Interfaith Homes
Roughly one-in-five U.S. adults were raised with a mixed religious background, according to a new Pew Research Center study.
Most Americans trust the military and scientists to act in the public’s interest
Three-quarters or more of Americans are confident in the military, medical scientists and scientists in general to act in the best interests of the public. But fewer than half report similar confidence in the news media, business leaders and elected officials.
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How income varies among U.S. religious groups
Members of some religious groups on average have a higher household income than others, and those in the richest groups tend to be highly educated.
U.S. admits record number of Muslim refugees in 2016
A total of 38,901 Muslim refugees entered the U.S. in fiscal year 2016, making up almost half (46%) of the nearly 85,000 refugees who entered the country in that period.
6 facts about U.S. Mormons
Mormons place a very high value on good parenting and a successful marriage, and they are among the most involved in their congregations of any Christian faith.