A half-century after ‘Mister Rogers’ debut, 5 facts about neighbors in U.S.
A majority of Americans say they know only some of their neighbors, but far fewer say they know most of them.
‘Back to school’ means anytime from late July to after Labor Day, depending on where in the U.S. you live
Earlier starts tend to be more common in the South and Southwest. Later starts are more common on the East Coast and in the upper Midwest and Northwest.
5 facts about student loans
About one-third of adults under age 30 have student loan debt. In 2016, the amount students owed varied widely, especially by degree attained.
For U.S. teens today, summer means more schooling and less leisure time than in the past
Compared with 10 years ago, American teens are devoting more of their time in the summer to educational activities and less time to leisure.
U.S. Jews know a lot about religion – but other Americans know little about Judaism
U.S. Jews have relatively high levels of religious knowledge. But other Americans are unable to answer some basic questions about Jewish practices.
College faculty have become more racially and ethnically diverse, but remain far less so than students
Around a quarter of college faculty in the U.S. were nonwhite in fall 2017, compared with 45% of students.
A view of the nation’s future through kindergarten demographics
In 18 states and the District of Columbia, Latino children accounted for at least 20% of public school kindergarten students in 2017.
Democrats differ over best way to provide health coverage for all Americans
While Democrats broadly say the government has a responsibility to ensure health care coverage for all Americans, they are divided over how to achieve this.
About three-in-ten U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online
As mobile devices have become more widespread, the share of American adults saying that they go online "almost constantly" has increased since 2015.
6 facts about what Americans know about religion
Many Americans say that religion is very important in their lives. But how much do people in the U.S. actually know about their faith tradition – or about religions besides their own? A new report from Pew Research Center tries to answer this question by asking U.S. adults 32 fact-based questions about a variety of […]
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