As more U.S. adults are delaying marriage – or forgoing it altogether – the share who have ever lived with an unmarried partner has been on the rise.
The 30-year low reflects in part tight labor markets and falling unemployment, but also higher shares of young women at work or in school.
Racial and ethnic minorities are more likely than white Americans to say it’s acceptable for professional athletes to publicly address political issues.
Financial independence is one of the many markers used to designate the crossover from childhood into young adulthood, and it’s a milestone most Americans (64%) think young adults should reach by the time they are 22 years old, according to a new Pew Research Center study. But that’s not the reality for most young adults who’ve reached this age.
Three-in-ten U.S. adults personally own a gun. A majority of Americans say gun laws should be stricter than they are today.
Americans overwhelmingly are aware of the upcoming 2020 census, and more than eight-in-ten say they definitely or probably will participate.
Both violent and property crime in the U.S. have declined over the long term, but Americans regularly say crime is up.
This decade will likely be the first since the one that began in 1850 to break a long-running decline in American household size.
Amid questions over e-cigarettes and public health, here’s a look at what data shows about vaping in the U.S.
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.