The share of multiples born in the U.S. is at an all-time high. In 2014, 3.5% of all babies born were twins, triplets or higher-order multiples, new data show.
China’s rapid economic development, its urbanization and its culture will continue to play a role in family size and the population’s gender makeup.
A new Pew Research Center study explores how much the face of immigration has changed--and changed the country--and how much more it will do so by 2065.
Nearly nine-in-ten Hispanic Catholics (88%) say that undocumented immigrants who meet certain requirements should be able to stay in the U.S.
The South continues to be home to many of America’s poor, though to a lesser degree than a half-century ago. In 1960, half (49%) of impoverished Americans lived in the South. By 2010, that share had dropped to 41%.
This region in Eastern Europe has been predominately female since at least WWII.
As the oldest Baby Boomers reach retirement age and older generations live longer, more counties across America are graying.
As of last summer, 364 counties, independent cities and other county-level equivalents (11.6% of the total) did not have non-Hispanic white majorities – the most in modern history.
Income segregation has increased over the past 30 years in 27 of the 30 largest U.S. metro areas. There were clear divisions between low-income and middle- and upper-income areas, as well as along racial lines.
To get a sense of how the country's racial demographics are changing, take a look at the differences between mixed-race Americans old and young.