ReportsDecember 5, 2017

On Gender Differences, No Consensus on Nature vs. Nurture

Most Americans see fundamental differences between men and women in their traits and characteristics and in the pressures they face from society.

ReportsJune 22, 2017

America’s Complex Relationship With Guns

Americans have broad exposure to guns, whether they personally own one or not. About seven-in-ten say they have fired a gun at some point and 42% currently live in a gun-owning household.

ReportsJanuary 11, 2017

Behind the Badge

Majorities of police officers say that recent high-profile encounters between black citizens and police have made their jobs riskier and left many officers reluctant to fully carry out some of their duties.

ReportsDecember 15, 2016

In a Recovering Market, Homeownership Rates Are Down Sharply for Blacks, Young Adults

Homeownership in America stands at its lowest level in at least 20 years. The decline has been more pronounced among households headed by young adults, blacks and those in the lower income tier.

ReportsOctober 26, 2016

Births Outside of Marriage Decline for Immigrant Women

Long-term growth in total U.S. births has been driven by the foreign born, who accounted for 23% of all babies born in 2014.

ReportsOctober 6, 2016

The State of American Jobs

How the shifting economic landscape is reshaping work and society and affecting the way people think about the skills and training they need to get ahead.

ReportsSeptember 29, 2016

The Racial Confidence Gap in Police Performance

Blacks and whites in the U.S. disagree over police performance and differ on the causes of fatal encounters between blacks and police.

ReportsAugust 15, 2016

Social Media Conversations About Race

How social media users see, share and discuss race and the rise of hashtags like #BlackLivesMatter

ReportsMay 24, 2016

For First Time in Modern Era, Living With Parents Edges Out Other Living Arrangements for 18- to 34-Year-Olds

For the first time since 1880, Americans ages 18 to 34 are more likely to be living with their parent(s) than in a household shared with a spouse or partner.

ReportsMay 11, 2016

America’s Shrinking Middle Class: A Close Look at Changes Within Metropolitan Areas

The American middle class is losing ground in metropolitan areas across the country, affecting communities from Boston to Seattle and from Dallas to Milwaukee.