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REPORT | OCT 5, 2021
Rising Share of U.S. Adults Are Living Without a Spouse or Partner
On key economic outcomes, single adults at prime working age increasingly lag behind those who are married or cohabitating
SHORT READ | JUL 7, 2021
On some demographic measures, people in same-sex marriages differ from those in opposite-sex marriages
SHORT READ | MAY 7, 2021
With a potential ‘baby bust’ on the horizon, key facts about fertility in the U.S. before the pandemic
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SHORT READ | OCT 12, 2021
U.S. household growth over last decade was the lowest ever recorded
The 2020 census counted 126.8 million occupied households, representing 9% growth over the 116.7 million households counted in the 2010 census.
REPORT | OCT 5, 2021
Rising Share of U.S. Adults Are Living Without a Spouse or Partner
On key economic outcomes, single adults at prime working age increasingly lag behind those who are married or cohabiting
SHORT READ | AUG 31, 2021
COVID-19 pandemic saw an increase in the share of U.S. mothers who would prefer not to work for pay
The share of mothers who said it would be best for them to work full time dropped from 51% to 44% between 2019 and 2020.
REPORT | JUL 15, 2021
For U.S. Latinos, COVID-19 Has Taken a Personal and Financial Toll
Latinos say they and their loved ones have faced widespread job losses and serious illness due to COVID-19. Yet satisfaction with the nation’s direction is at highest level in a decade as most say the worst of the pandemic is behind us.
FEATURE | MAR 5, 2021
In Their Own Words, Americans Describe the Struggles and Silver Linings of the COVID-19 Pandemic
SHORT READ | FEB 11, 2021
For Valentine’s Day, 5 facts on relationships and dating in the U.S.
The pandemic has reshaped many aspects of American life, and the relationship and dating landscape is no exception.
SHORT READ | FEB 4, 2021
As the pandemic persisted, financial pressures became a bigger factor in why Americans decided to move
Recent pandemic migrants are more likely than those who moved earlier in the outbreak to have relocated due to financial stress.
REPORT | JAN 27, 2021
More Americans Than People in Other Advanced Economies Say COVID-19 Has Strengthened Religious Faith
A Pew Research Center survey conducted in the summer of 2020 reveals that more Americans than people in other economically developed countries say the coronavirus outbreak has bolstered their religious faith and the faith of their compatriots.
SHORT READ | JAN 26, 2021
A rising share of working parents in the U.S. say it’s been difficult to handle child care during the pandemic
52% of employed parents with children younger than 12 say it has been difficult to handle child care responsibilities during the pandemic.
SHORT READ | JAN 25, 2021
For American couples, gender gaps in sharing household responsibilities persist amid pandemic
Among all married or cohabiting adults, 53% say things in their marriage or relationship currently are going very well.

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