The U.S. public’s concerns about drug addiction come amid increases in the number and rate of fatal drug overdoses across urban, suburban and rural communities.
The demographic trends reshaping the United States are playing out differently in America’s urban, suburban and rural communities. Read key findings about the attitudes and experiences of urban, suburban and rural Americans.
An estimated 36% of U.S. public primary schools had sworn officers on site at least once a week in the 2015-16 school year, up from 21% a decade earlier.
The share of U.S. public secondary schools with sworn officers on site has increased in the past decade.
The share of U.S. children living with an unmarried parent has more than doubled since 1968, jumping from 13% to 32% in 2017.