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The demographics and politics of gun-owning households
"20% of Hispanics say there is a gun in their home. Among whites, 41% say the same."

Where are the guns in America?

How North Dakota’s ‘man rush’ compares with past population booms
Jews, Catholics and evangelical Christians are viewed warmly by the American public. When asked to rate each group on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100 – where 0 reflects the coldest, most negative possible rating and 100 the warmest, most positive rating – all three groups receive an average rating of 60 or higher (63 for Jews, 62 for Catholics and 61 for evangelical Christians). And 44% of the public rates all three groups in the warmest part of the scale (67 or higher).

Jews, Catholics and evangelical Christians are viewed warmly by the American public. When asked to rate each group on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100 – where 0 reflects the coldest, most negative possible rating and 100 the warmest, most positive rating – all three groups receive an average rating of 60 or higher (63 for Jews, 62 for Catholics and 61 for evangelical Christians). And 44% of the public rates all three groups in the warmest part of the scale (67 or higher).

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Who likes the U.S. — and who doesn’t

Anonymous said: Thanks for your Tumblr Pew, it's really so interesting!

Thanks for reading!

"Extramarital affairs are widely viewed as morally unacceptable around the world, with one notable exception: France. Only 47% of the French said having an extramarital affair was morally unacceptable in our 2013 survey, while four-in-ten thought it was not a moral issue, and 12% said it was actually morally acceptable. France was the only country out of the 40 we surveyed where less than half of respondents described infidelity as unacceptable."

5 Facts About the French

pewinternet:

2 of every 5 U.S. households have only wireless phones, but the growth rate of wireless-only households slowed last year.

pewinternet:

2 of every 5 U.S. households have only wireless phones, but the growth rate of wireless-only households slowed last year.

Among 44 countries we polled this spring, a median of 49% say China will eventually replace or has replaced the U.S. as the world’s leading superpower.

Among 44 countries we polled this spring, a median of 49% say China will eventually replace or has replaced the U.S. as the world’s leading superpower.

Anonymous said: Are there any internship positions for undergraduate students for the fall 2014 semester?

Hi there! Thanks for reading. Right now, we don’t have any openings for fall internships, but it’s always possible something could come up. Typically our internships are in the summer.

You can view our career opportunities here.

pewinternet:

Looking at our library typology another way:

Print Traditionalists, a medium-library-engagement group, are far more likely to live in rural areas than any other group, and account for 1 in 5 rural residents. Take a look at what library engagement looks like in other community types, and see what it boils down to (demographics).