Today, 57% of U.S. adults say use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37% say it should be illegal. A decade ago, opinion was nearly the reverse.
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.
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.
Differences between Clinton and Trump supporters mirror a deep divide between Democrats and Republicans in their views on climate change and climate scientists.
Americans’ views about the impact the growing number of immigrants working in the U.S. is having on American workers have softened notably over the past decade.
The rules, practices and norms around recycling vary considerably from place to place – contributing to dramatically different local recycling levels and rates at which different materials are recovered.
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.
As the U.S. work environment continues to shift, the public is adapting to the new realities of the workplace and rethinking the skills they need to compete.
When asked whether one prefers to read, watch or listen to their news, younger adults are far more likely than older adults to opt for text – and most of that reading is occurring on the web.
Almost nine-in-ten U.S. adults (89%) favor expanding use of solar power, while only 9% oppose it. Western homeowners are particularly likely to say they have already installed or are considering solar panels at home.