Majorities of Americans say voting in elections, paying taxes and following the law are very important to good citizenship, according to a 2018 survey.
The share of Americans who favor same sex marriage has grown in recent years, though there are still demographic and partisan divides.
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.
Only 19% of those who identify as bisexual say all or most of the important people in their lives are aware of their sexual orientation.
Those 60 and older now spend more than half of their daily leisure time, four hours and 16 minutes, in front of screens.
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.