Americans are divided along racial lines in their views on the legacy of slavery, the best way to achieve diversity and the value they place on their own racial and ethnic identity. Let's look at 11 questions from a recent survey to see what you think and how that compares with the rest of the nation.
Americans see value in higher education whether they graduated from college or not. Even so, there is an undercurrent of dissatisfaction – even suspicion – among the public about the role colleges play in society.
A look at the data on murders, suicides and other gun deaths in the U.S. and how they have changed over time.
A majority of Americans say they know only some of their neighbors, but far fewer say they know most of them.
Earlier starts tend to be more common in the South and Southwest. Later starts are more common on the East Coast and in the upper Midwest and Northwest.
About one-third of adults under age 30 have student loan debt. In 2016, the amount students owed varied widely, especially by degree attained.
Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.
Much of the downturn in the share of immigrant births to Hispanics has been driven by a decline in births among Mexican-origin women.
For example, about four-in-ten of those who used mail-in DNA testing say they were surprised by results for where ancestors came from.
The U.S. teen birth rate is at a record low, dropping below 18 births per 1,000 girls and women ages 15 to 19 in 2018. What’s behind the recent trends?