Among gun-owning parents with children in their household, 54% say all guns in their home are kept in a locked place and 53% say they are all kept unloaded.
About four-in-ten Americans say they either own a gun themselves or live in a household with guns, and 48% say they grew up in a household with guns.
A half-century after the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the United States, 18% of all cohabiting adults have a partner of a different race or ethnicity – similar to the share of U.S. newlyweds who have a spouse of a different race or ethnicity (17%).
The growing prevalence of cellphones comes as the typical American household now contains a wide range of connected devices.
A substantial share of adults in Central and Eastern Europe hold traditional views of women and the family, especially in countries with Orthodox majorities.
Through both recession and recovery, the share of young adults living in their parents’ home continues to rise. As of 2016, 15% of 25- to 35-year-old Millennials were living in their parents’ home.
Number of U.S. adults cohabiting with a partner continues to rise, especially among those 50 and older
Roughly half of U.S. cohabiters are younger than 35. But an increasing number of Americans ages 50 and older are in cohabiting relationships.
The most frequently cited reason for not taking family or medical leave when one needs or wants to is concern over loss of wages or salary.
Roughly two-thirds of U.S. adults say workers should receive paid leave when they need to take time off to care for a sick family member.
By comparison, just 3% say women shouldn’t be able to take any type of maternity leave.