White men have historically and disproportionately held official, managerial and professional occupations. But women and people of color are slowly gaining.
When a country becomes more diverse,
new demographic tensions may emerge between people who feel that they own their country's identity – and people who feel they've been left out.
Four fifths of the coming bonanza of bequests are set to go to the top one fifth of recipients.
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
When President Trump declared the US full, little did he know he was wading into a centuries-old economic debate.
Pet owners spend a lot more on dogs than cats, and new research suggests it has a lot to do with how differently canines and felines behave.
President Trump says that the white working class is being pushed out of the job market. But that doesn't seem to be true for the best-paying blue-collar jobs.
Millennials are more financially conservative than their high debt balances might suggest.
Sen. Warren is proposing universal child care as a way to rein in the soaring costs of raising a family. A sociologist explains what’s driving the trend.
As politically polarized as the country may seem, when it comes to marijuana, Americans across the spectrum have changed their minds. A new study says it's all thanks to the media.
City decline is neither a fatality nor an urban nightmare. It can even be the background to a resilience strategy.
Older. More suburban. Less fertile. More diverse. This year, Americans grappled with some major shifts in the demographic landscape.
A new study suggests that Americans face an 'economic bar' to marriage. Before they walk down the aisle, many couples want to have a house, a bank account and a job that offers health insurance.
Battling shortages and rising food and fuel prices, housewives played a vital part in Britain's first experience of 'total war'.
Today, 8 out of every 10 Americans live in a city or suburb.
Around 1 in 8 Americans was poor in 2017. That doesn't compare well to other developed nations.
There are signs China could drop its two-child policy in an attempt to boost population growth.
An ageing population doesn't have to be an economic burden.
It’s very difficult to measure whether a conception was intended. But those data are vital to understanding women's choices.
A White House Council concluded that the war on poverty is "largely over." But, while poverty among seniors has declined, poverty among adults and children as changed little over the last 40 years.