Interactive: A Portrait of Five Generations
In 2008, a record 14.6% of all new marriages in the United States were between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from one another. Rates varied by region, by state and racial group.
Marriages and Divorce: A 50-State Tour
The proportion of Americans who are currently married has been diminishing for decades and is lower than it has been in at least half a century.
Interactive: Sticky States
“Magnet” states are those in which a high share of the adults who live there now moved there from some other state. “Sticky” states are those in which a high share of the adults who were born there live there now.
Interactive: Rate Your Community
What do you think of your community as a place to live? And how do other Americans rate their communities? To find out how your community stacks up, answer the following questions.
Map: U.S. Migration Flows
Most Americans have moved to a new community at least once in their lives, although a notable number — nearly four-in-ten — have never left the place in which they were born.
Answer four questions about who makes the decisions in your house, and determine how your relationship stacks up against others who responded to a national survey.