Demographics
With a birth every eight seconds and a death every 11, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, America’s population is continually evolving. Find yourself in these living facts about the demographics of the United States today.
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10 Facts About Women in America Today

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

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Family life looks much different for those ages 25 to 40 than for previous generations

For Millennials, Generational Shifts Hit Home

Family life looks much different for those ages 25 to 40 than for previous generations

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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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Your guide to America's six living generations

Defining Our Six Generations

Your guide to America's six living generations

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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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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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They’re waiting longer, but more women are having children—and family size is growing, too

More Say Yes to Motherhood

They’re waiting longer, but more women are having children—and family size is growing, too

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A growing number of parents are juggling demands at work and home

Modern Parenthood

A growing number of parents are juggling demands at work and home

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Changing roles for parents may be in play

More Dads Staying at Home

Changing roles for parents may be in play

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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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