A half-century after the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the United States, 18% of all cohabiting adults have a partner of a different race or ethnicity – similar to the share of U.S. newlyweds who have a spouse of a different race or ethnicity (17%).
The growing prevalence of cellphones comes as the typical American household now contains a wide range of connected devices.
A substantial share of adults in Central and Eastern Europe hold traditional views of women and the family, especially in countries with Orthodox majorities.
Through both recession and recovery, the share of young adults living in their parents’ home continues to rise. As of 2016, 15% of 25- to 35-year-old Millennials were living in their parents’ home.
Roughly half of U.S. cohabiters are younger than 35. But an increasing number of Americans ages 50 and older are in cohabiting relationships.
Roughly two-thirds of U.S. adults say workers should receive paid leave when they need to take time off to care for a sick family member.
By comparison, just 3% say women shouldn’t be able to take any type of maternity leave.
Many Americans support paid family and medical leave, and most supporters say employers should cover the costs.
But among those who have children, there are notable differences in perceptions of who actually does more of the work around the house.
Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.