Generally better educated and more racially and ethnically diverse, Millennials have also been slower to marry and form their own households than previous generations of young adults.
The 2020 U.S. presidential election is rapidly coming into view – and so is the electorate that will determine its outcome.
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.
What traits does society value most in men and in women? What traits does society say men and women should not have? Scroll through this data essay to find out.
The charts below show the distributions of white, black, Hispanic and Asian adults in the U.S. by their incomes in 1970 and 2016.
The large demographic shifts reshaping America are playing out differently across urban, suburban and rural communities. See how your county compares with others in the U.S.
Take our quiz to find out how your views on gender and gender equality stack up against those of the American public.
The U.S. Asian population is diverse. A record 20 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
A collection of fact sheets with detailed demographic and economic data on Asian Americans by country of origin.
The share of newlyweds married to someone of a different race or ethnicity has been steadily climbing in the United States. In 1967, 3% of newlyweds were intermarried, and by 2015, that share had risen to 17%. Across metropolitan areas, intermarriage rates vary dramatically. Honolulu has the highest rate of intermarriage – 42% of newlyweds […]