Map showing the share of adults in the middle-income tier across 229 United States metro areas
A Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows that after more than four decades of serving as the nation's economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.
Two years ago, Pew Research Center found that Republicans and Democrats were more divided along ideological lines than at any point in the previous two decades.
There were 55.3 million Hispanics in the United States in 2014, comprising 17.3% of the total U.S. population.
Gender gap in weekly worship service attendance differs between Muslim-majority and Christian-majority countries.
Southern states are among the most highly religious states in the U.S., while those in New England are among the least devout.
Within nearly every country, Millennials (those ages 18 to 34) are much more likely to be internet and smartphone users compared with those ages 35 and older.
Internet and smartphone rates are also related to overall country wealth. Richer nations tend to have higher internet access rates and higher reported smartphone ownership.
A record 25.2 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2014 midterm elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by congressional district.
A record 25.2 million Latinos will be eligible to vote in the 2014 midterm elections. See how the share of Latino voters varies by state.