College-educated women have an almost eight-in-ten chance of still being married after two decades.
Interracial marriages have increased steadily since 1967, when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in 16 states.
Young adults who would like to get married naturally start looking for love in the community they live in, but it turns out that in some parts of the country, the odds may be against them.
Today's American mothers look far different from the mothers celebrated 100 years ago.
The "leisure gap" between fathers and mothers, which is quite modest on the weekdays, grows to a one hour difference on Saturdays and Sundays.
For the first time in 50 years, the share of couples in which the wife is the one “marrying down” educationally is higher than those in which the husband has more education.
In America, fathers, on average, have about three hours more leisure time per week than mothers. This “leisure gap” has been consistent at least over the past decade. What are dads doing with their extra time? For the most part, they’re watching TV, according to new Pew Research Center analysis of data from the government-sponsored […]
For most American mothers, part-time work would be their ideal work situation, preferred over full-time work or not working at all outside the home.
Given young adults’ strong preference for a dual-income marriage model and their positive attitudes about working women, we might expect that they would be more likely to embrace the dual-income model when they themselves are married. However, it’s not the case.