Blog PostsNovember 18, 2015

5 facts about family caregivers

As American society gets grayer, families are taking the lead role in providing care for aging adults.

InteractivesJune 11, 2015

How Census Race Categories Have Changed Over Time

The race, ethnicity and origin categories used in the U.S. decennial census have shifted over time often in a reflection of current politics, science and public attitudes. Our interactive tracks the category names from 1790 to 2010.

InteractivesJune 11, 2015

Voices of Multiracial Americans

For much of its history, America has discussed race in the singular form. But the language of race is changing. Ten multiracial Americans share their views of race, identity, relationships and the future.

DatasetsDecember 22, 2014

Higher Education, Gender & Work

DatasetsNovember 19, 2014

Martin Luther King, Jr. – Race Survey

InteractivesOctober 2, 2014

Mapping the Marriage Market for Young Adults

The share of American adults who have never been married is at a record high (20%), and young adults are at the leading edge of this national trend.

DatasetsSeptember 18, 2014

2013 Survey of LGBT Adults

Blog PostsJuly 16, 2014

How North Dakota’s ‘man rush’ compares with past population booms

The vast amounts of oil extracted from Bakken shale in recent years, much of it in North Dakota, has helped the United States become the world’s top oil producer. The state has added about 100,000 workers since 2009, and the unemployment rate (2.6%) is well below the national average.

Blog PostsJuly 15, 2014

The demographics and politics of gun-owning households

Americans with young children in their home are just as likely as other adults to have a gun in their household, according to newly released survey data from the Pew Research Center.

Blog PostsJune 26, 2014

U.S. Hispanic and Asian populations growing, but for different reasons

The distinction of being the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States has alternated between Asians and Hispanics in recent decades. Since 2010, though, Asians have had the edge.