Pew Research Center’s political typology provides a roadmap to today’s fractured political landscape. It organizes the public into nine distinct groups, based on an analysis of their attitudes and values. Even in a polarized era, the 2021 survey reveals deep divisions in both partisan coalitions.
As of the third quarter of 2021, 50.3% of U.S. adults 55 and older said they were out of the labor force due to retirement.
Hiring by the self-employed has fallen since 2019, with the cutbacks emanating mainly from businesses run by men.
Amid mounting public concern about violent crime in the U.S., Americans’ attitudes about police funding in their own community have shifted.
Dissatisfaction with the functioning of democracy is linked to concerns about the economy, the pandemic and social divisions.
The 2020 census counted 126.8 million occupied households, representing 9% growth over the 116.7 million households counted in the 2010 census.
Columbus Day seems to be fading as a widely observed holiday, having come under fire in recent decades from Native American advocates and others.
On key economic outcomes, single adults at prime working age increasingly lag behind those who are married or cohabiting
Americans show more support than opposition for two infrastructure bills; majorities favor raising taxes on large businesses and high-income households.
Earnings overall have held steady through the pandemic in part because lower-wage workers experienced steeper job losses.