Roughly half of Americans say it’s better for a woman who wants to reach high political office to have children before entering politics. Views are different when it comes to leadership positions in the business world.
Nearly six-in-ten Americans participate in some type of community group or organization, including 11% who say they take part in at least four such groups.
Teens are spending their time differently than they did a decade ago, but gender differences remain in time spent on leisure, grooming, homework, housework and errands.
The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. Read eight facts about love and marriage in the country.
Conrad Hackett, associate director for research and senior demographer, discusses why we studied the relationship between religion and happiness, health and civic engagement.
In many countries, actively religious people are more likely than their less-religious peers to describe themselves as very happy.
About half of Americans say society looks up to men who are masculine, and 60% of these say this is a good thing. Views differ by party, gender and race.
Today, 36% of U.S. adults say they have ever used a ride-hailing service such as Uber or Lyft. Prominent urban-rural gaps in adoption exist.
While the share of Americans who say they are lonely all or most of the time is small, the share rises significantly for some groups.
Partisan differences are modest among Americans who mention family, career, money or friends as aspects that make their lives meaningful.