There’s more to the story of the shrinking pay gap
The hourly pay gap between women and men has narrowed to 16 cents today, compared with 36 cents in 1980. But progress has slowed in recent years and even reversed for many women over the course of their careers.
International Migrants by Country
Explore the population of international migrants by country with this interactive. International migrants include many foreign workers, international students, refugees and their descendants.
Race in America: Tracking 50 Years of Demographic Trends
Explore the areas where the white-black racial gap has narrowed, widened or remained roughly the same, based on data from U.S. government sources over the past several decades. Hispanic and Asian data is also included in years available.
50 Years After the March on Washington, Many Racial Divides Remain
Key findings from the report, “King’s Dream Remains an Elusive Goal; Many Americans See Racial Disparities”
LGBT Voices: The Coming Out Experience
Browse hundreds of quotes from LGBT adults describing how the process of telling people about their sexual orientation or gender identity was for them personally.
Gun Violence in America
Trends in firearm crime and homicides from 1993 to the present.
Demographics of Asian Americans
Which parent does more in your home?
We asked married and cohabiting parents with children under 18 to compare their workload at home with that of their spouses. Answer two questions to find out how you compare with other parents who took our nationwide survey.
Modern Parenthood Slideshow
The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century.