Richard Fry is a senior researcher at Pew Research Center. He is an expert on school and college enrollment in the United States, as well as the returns to education in the labor market and marriage market, and its connection to household economic well-being such as net worth.
The gender age gap varies by age group and geography, finds the Pew Research Center: in 22 US cities, young women earn the same or more than young men.
Among adults 25 and older who have no education beyond high school, more women have left the labor force than men. The gender pay gap has remained steady.
Fewer people moved out of cities in the United States in 2020 than in the period before the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to research.
Only 26.5 million Americans moved from one U.S. home to another between March 2020 and March 2021, according to the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey.
According to new Pew Research Center analysis, Black and Hispanic workers remain underrepresented in STEM jobs compared with their share of the U.S. workforce.
52% of young adults currently say they're residing with one or both of their parents, and COVID-19 is thought to be directly responsible for a 5% rise.
America's disconnection rate has more than doubled as a result of the pandemic, as 28% of 16 to 24-year-olds neither have a job or are enrolled in school.
The Millennial generation is growing fast as young immigrants expand its ranks. Meanwhile, the Baby Boomer generation is reaching old age.
According to research from Pew Research Center, 13.7% of young adults in the U.S. are not engaged in work or education, compared to 16.6% in 1989.
New data shows that Baby Boomers are now outnumbered.
They're set to overtake the current biggest - the Baby Boomers - but voter turnout among younger people remains lower than for older people.
By next year, there will be 73 million Millennials in the US.
It’s becoming more common for young adults in the US to live at home – and for longer stretches.