Despite parents' shifting responsibilities, the U.S. is the only one of 41 nations that does not mandate any paid leave for new parents.
As marriage rates have declined, the share of U.S. adults who have ever lived with an unmarried partner has risen.
As more U.S. adults are delaying marriage – or forgoing it altogether – the share who have ever lived with an unmarried partner has been on the rise.
Financial independence is one of the many markers used to designate the crossover from childhood into young adulthood, and it’s a milestone most Americans (64%) think young adults should reach by the time they are 22 years old, according to a new Pew Research Center study. But that’s not the reality for most young adults who’ve reached this age.
This decade will likely be the first since the one that began in 1850 to break a long-running decline in American household size.
Moms are more likely than dads to say they are the primary meal preparers, and they spend more time on average than dads on meal preparation.
A majority of Americans say they know only some of their neighbors, but far fewer say they know most of them.
For example, about four-in-ten of those who used mail-in DNA testing say they were surprised by results for where ancestors came from.
Couples who meet online are more likely than those who meet offline to be diverse by some measures – but this can be explained by age.
The changing role of fathers has introduced new challenges as dads juggle the competing demands of family and work.