Demographics
With a birth every eight seconds and a death every 12, America’s population is continually evolving. Find yourself in these living facts about the demographics of the United States today.
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For Millennials, Generational Shifts Hit Home

How family life looks for those ages 25 to 40

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What’s life like for Asian Americans? Get the facts.

12 Facts About Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

What’s life like for Asian Americans? Get the facts.

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Women's History Month
What the data says about women as earners, learners, believers, and more.

10 Facts About Women in America Today

What the data says about women as earners, learners, believers, and more.

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Black History Month
A snapshot of what life is like for Black families in America today

8 Facts About Black American Families

A snapshot of what life is like for Black families in America today

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Americans across four generations name the most significant historic events in their lifetimes

America's Defining Moments

Americans across four generations name the most significant historic events in their lifetimes

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The nation’s youngest generation is emerging as a distinct group 

Meet Gen Z

The nation’s youngest generation is emerging as a distinct group 

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Your guide to America’s six living generations

Defining Our Six Generations

Your guide to America’s six living generations

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Test your knowledge on the differences among America's generations

How Well Do You Know Each Generation?

Test your knowledge on the differences among America's generations

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On average, Americans are waiting seven years longer to get married than they did 50 years ago

Waiting to Wed

On average, Americans are waiting seven years longer to get married than they did 50 years ago

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Born: 1997-Onward (currently age 24 or under) | Members of Gen Z have been raised with a digital connection to society and are also the most racially and ethnically diverse generation.

Who Are Gen Zers?

Born: 1997-Onward (currently age 24 or under) | Members of Gen Z have been raised with a digital connection to society and are also the most racially and ethnically diverse generation.

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Born: 1981-1996 (currently ages 25-40) | Millennials are more diverse than older generations, and their influence in society, the workplace, and politics is growing.

Who Are Millennials?

Born: 1981-1996 (currently ages 25-40) | Millennials are more diverse than older generations, and their influence in society, the workplace, and politics is growing.

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Born: 1965-1980 (currently ages 41-56) | Often depicted as savvy and entrepreneurial, Gen Xers are in their prime earning years but suffered major setbacks during the Great Recession of 2007-2009. 

Who Are Gen Xers?

Born: 1965-1980 (currently ages 41-56) | Often depicted as savvy and entrepreneurial, Gen Xers are in their prime earning years but suffered major setbacks during the Great Recession of 2007-2009. 

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Born: 1946-1964 (currently ages 57-75) | Once leaders of the countercultural upheavals of the 1960s, the Baby Boomers are now beginning to retire. 

Who Are Baby Boomers?

Born: 1946-1964 (currently ages 57-75) | Once leaders of the countercultural upheavals of the 1960s, the Baby Boomers are now beginning to retire. 

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