Americans overwhelmingly are aware of the upcoming 2020 census, and more than eight-in-ten say they definitely or probably will participate.
This decade will likely be the first since the one that began in 1850 to break a long-running decline in American household size.
Today’s active duty military is smaller and more racially and ethnically diverse than in previous generations. More women are officers.
Overall, 293 U.S. counties were majority nonwhite in 2018. Most of these are concentrated in California, the South and on the East Coast.
Much of the downturn in the share of immigrant births to Hispanics has been driven by a decline in births among Mexican-origin women.
The U.S. teen birth rate is at a record low, dropping below 18 births per 1,000 girls and women ages 15 to 19 in 2018. What’s behind the recent trends?
In 18 states and the District of Columbia, Latino children accounted for at least 20% of public school kindergarten students in 2017.
The most common age was 11 for Hispanics, 27 for blacks and 29 for Asians as of last July. Multiracial Americans were by far the youngest racial or ethnic group.
Alone time for older Americans amounts to about seven hours a day. Time spent alone rises to over 10 hours a day among those living on their own.
About six-in-ten Hispanics have experienced discrimination because of their race or ethnicity, though their experiences vary by skin color.