More Americans say it's good to steer girls toward boy-oriented toys and activities than say boys should be encouraged to play with girl-oriented toys.
Most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past – even as relatively few are bothered by this trend.
Most Americans say they have achieved the "American dream" or are on their way to achieving it. Yet, the American dream means different things to different people.
In the past 10 years, the share of U.S. adults living without a spouse or partner has climbed to 42%, up from 39% in 2007.
Half of U.S. adults today are married, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but dramatically different from the peak of 72% in 1960.
In the U.S., four-in-ten women and roughly a quarter of adults ages 65 and older say they play video games at least sometimes.
The American Muslim community is facing some challenges. Yet for most U.S. Muslims, these problems only partially define their personal experiences in America.
The number of U.S. households renting their home increased significantly between 2006 and 2016, as did the share.
Nearly six-in-ten rural Americans have a gun in their household, compared with smaller shares of suburban and urban gun owners.
While the demographic profile of NRA members is similar to that of other gun owners, their political views, the way they use their firearms and their attitudes about gun policy differ significantly from gun owners who are not members of the organization.