In 2011, 3 million recent movers who were previously homeowners became renters, with the change concentrated among the young.
Pew Research Center's Amanda Lenhart and Lee Rainie took questions from readers about our "Teens and Tech" report in a Facebook chat conducted March 14, 2013.
Six-in-ten Republican voters say they want to see the GOP move in a more conservative direction.
The number of Republicans who would decrease U.S. aid to the world’s needy is 45 points more than that of Democrats.
More than half of Americans say the priority for addressing U.S. energy needs should be put on developing alternatives to production of oil, coal and natural gas.
Over a third of Republicans (36%) say the GOP is out of touch with the American people, a figure higher than Democrats who say the same of their party.
Women comprise almost half the workforce (46.7%) and now surpass men in college enrollment and completion. But their earnings still lag men.
The Senate on Thursday confirmed John Brennan to be the new director of the CIA after several senators took part in a filibuster focusing on the administration's drone strategy. A majority of Americans support drone strikes against suspected terrorist targets abroad, but some (31%) express concerns are about the legality of the program.
Just over half of U.S. Catholics say the next pope should maintain the traditional teachings of the church; nearly as many favor new directions.
About four-in-ten Americans say the level of U.S. support for Israel has been about right, but there’s a partisan gap on the issue.