Nearly half of middle-aged adults have a parent 65 or older and are caring for or financially supporting a child.
Nearly one-third of Americans abandoned a particular news outlet because it no longer provides the same level of news and information.
Two-thirds of young adults ages 18-to-24 engage in some sort of political activity on social networking sites.
From 2009 to 2011, the mean wealth of the most affluent 8 million households rose to an estimated $3,173,895 from an estimated $2,476,244.
More than half of Americans have received government benefits at some point from a major federal entitlement program.
Fewer than half of Mexicans say people who move from their country to the United States have a better life there.
The share of Democrats who believe that use of marijuana should be legal is 22 percentage points higher than that of Republicans.
A plurality of Americans say that U.S. high school students rank far behind students in other developed countries in their knowledge of science.
For the first time since Barack Obama became president, more Democrats (41%) have an unfavorable view of the federal government than a favorable view.
George W. Bush’s library is being dedicated today; 37% viewed him favorably at the end of his presidency, far lower than his first term ratings