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The number of people in the average U.S. household is going up for the first time in over 160 years
This decade will likely be the first since the one that began in 1850 to break a long-running decline in American household size.
Before recent outbreak, vaping was on the rise in U.S., especially among young people
Amid questions over e-cigarettes and public health, here’s a look at what data shows about vaping in the U.S.
Younger, college-educated black Americans are most likely to feel need to ‘code-switch’
Black and Hispanic adults are more likely than whites to say they feel a need to change the way they talk around people of other races and ethnicities.
Among U.S. couples, women do more cooking and grocery shopping than men
Moms are more likely than dads to say they are the primary meal preparers, and they spend more time on average than dads on meal preparation.
Households headed by less-educated adults have seen significant income gains during U.S. recovery
Household incomes in the United States have rebounded from their 2012 bottom in the wake of the Great Recession. And for the most part, the typical incomes of households headed by less-educated adults as well as more-educated adults have increased.
How veterans and non-veterans fare in the U.S. job market
Veterans of prime working age generally fare at least as well as non-veterans in the U.S. job market, though there are differences in the work they do.
Despite challenges at home and work, most working moms and dads say being employed is what’s best for them
Balancing work and family duties brings challenges for working parents. Yet many say working is best for them at this point in their life.
The changing profile of the U.S. military: Smaller in size, more diverse, more women in leadership
Today’s active duty military is smaller and more racially and ethnically diverse than in previous generations. More women are officers.
The American Veteran Experience and the Post-9/11 Generation
What it means to be a military veteran in the United States is being shaped by a new generation of service members. About one-in-five veterans today served on active duty after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Their collective experiences – from deployment to combat to the transition back to civilian life – are markedly different from those who served in previous eras.
About one-in-five U.S. adults know someone who goes by a gender-neutral pronoun
A majority of Americans have heard about the use of gender-neutral pronouns, and about one-in-five personally know someone who goes by such pronouns.
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