Multi-section 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.

Multi-section 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.

DatasetsDecember 22, 2014

Higher Education, Gender & Work

Survey Details: Conducted October 2013 | File Release Date: 12/22/14

Multi-section ReportsOctober 7, 2014

The Changing Profile of Student Borrowers

In 2012, a record 69% of the nation’s new college graduates had taken out student loans to finance their education. Graduates from more affluent families are much more likely to borrow today than 20 years ago.

Multi-section ReportsMay 14, 2014

Young Adults, Student Debt and Economic Well-Being

Student debt burdens are weighing on the economic fortunes of today’s young adults. Among the college-educated, those with outstanding student debt are lagging far behind those who are debt free in terms of household wealth.

Multi-section ReportsFebruary 11, 2014

The Rising Cost of Not Going to College

For those who question the value of college in this era of soaring student debt and high unemployment, the attitudes and experiences of today’s young adults—members of the so-called Millennial generation—provide a compelling answer.

All Things CensusSeptember 24, 2013

College-Educated Americans Take Bigger Share of the Income Pie

This links to a posting about the growing share of U.S. household income that goes to college-educated households, who take home a disproportionate share of aggregate income.

ReportsSeptember 24, 2013

The growing economic clout of the college educated

All Things CensusSeptember 5, 2013

New Milestones for Hispanic Students

This posting links to a FactTank article about trends in Hispanic college enrollment and educational attainment, based on recently released Census Bureau data.

Multi-section ReportsAugust 22, 2013

King’s Dream Remains an Elusive Goal; Many Americans See Racial Disparities

Five decades after Martin Luther King’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C., a new survey by the Pew Research Center finds that fewer than half (45%) of all Americans say the country has made substantial progress toward racial equality and about the same share (49%) say that “a lot more” remains to be done.