The share of the population with military experience – counting those who are on active duty or were in the past – has fallen by almost half since 1980.
Donald Trump's win followed a campaign that revealed deep divisions that were as wide and in some cases wider than in previous elections.
Men and women who support Clinton differ in their views about the Democratic candidate and her candidacy to become the first female U.S. president.
While roughly one-in-five U.S. adults say they were raised by two parents with different religions, just 6% say they now identify with multiple religions.
Three-quarters or more of Americans are confident in the military, medical scientists and scientists in general to act in the best interests of the public. But fewer than half report similar confidence in the news media, business leaders and elected officials.
According to our projections, a record 27.3 million Latinos are eligible to cast ballots in 2016, representing 12% of all eligible voters. Here are key facts about the Latino vote.
Today, 57% of U.S. adults say use of marijuana should be made legal, while 37% say it should be illegal. A decade ago, opinion was nearly the reverse.
When asked whether one prefers to read, watch or listen to their news, younger adults are far more likely than older adults to opt for text – and most of that reading is occurring on the web.
The share of Americans who do not identify with a religious group is surely growing, but there are differing ideas about the factors driving this trend.
Despite the technological potential to help humans live longer and stronger, many U.S. adults are not ready to embrace these possibilities.