Blog PostsMay 19, 2016

Americans’ views of women as political leaders differ by gender

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.

Blog PostsApril 14, 2015

On Equal Pay Day, key facts about the gender pay gap

Blog PostsJanuary 26, 2015

Despite progress, U.S. still lags many nations in women leaders

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.

Blog PostsJune 26, 2014

Falloff in births slows shift to a majority-minority youth population

The sharp decline in U.S. births after the onset of the Great Recession—especially among Hispanics—has slowed the nation’s transition to a majority-minority youth population, according to new Census Bureau data released today.

Blog PostsJune 13, 2014

1-in-4 Native Americans and Alaska Natives are living in poverty

Blog PostsJune 4, 2014

Are Minority Births the Majority Yet?