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Our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows nearly 2 out of every 3 people who identify as LGBTQ experienced some degree of depression in January. Learn about the states where LGBTQ residents are suffering at a higher rate, and where they are reporting no depression at all.

Our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data shows nearly 2 out of every 3 people who identify as LGBT...

Our analysis of CDC data tracking rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV over a 10-year period reveals high increases of reported cases in adults ages 55 and over. Find out which states have the highest rates of increases in senior STDs, and explore helpful resources for sexually active senior adults.

Our analysis of CDC data tracking rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and HIV over a 10-year period rev...
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Nearly 1 out of 3 small businesses in America reported difficulties hiring new employees in April 2022. Our analysis of U.S. Census Bureau employment data reveals the states and cities where small businesses are struggling the most.

Nearly 1 out of 3 small businesses in America reported difficulties hiring new employees in April...
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Analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data shows around a quarter of Americans reduced or skipped basic expenses such as food or medicine to pay an energy bill in the past year. Our report highlights the residents of states who are struggling the most.

Analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data shows around a quarter of Americans reduced or ski...

New analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data reveals 20% of Black renters and over 15% of Hispanic renters are struggling to keep up with rent payments. Find out how minority renters in your state are being affected.

New analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data reveals 20% of Black renters and over 15% of Hispanic ren...
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Using federal data from the U.S. Census Bureau, we found 3.8 million Hispanic Americans aren't getting the mental health care services they need. Our report explores the issue, including expert public health analysis and local Spanish-language resources to help serve Latino Americans.

Using federal data from the U.S. Census Bureau, we found 3.8 million Hispanic Americans aren't ge...
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COVID-19 safety concerns upended the child care arrangements for 21% of U.S. adults who have kids under age 5 in the household. In this report, we analyze Census Bureau data to highlight the numbers of parents and guardians affected in each state and the sacrifices they made to provide child care, including leaving a job, cutting work hours or – in some cases – choosing to remain unemployed.

COVID-19 safety concerns upended the child care arrangements for 21% of U.S. adults who have kids...

Our analysis of employment data from the Census Bureau reveals the top cities that attracted new workers in Q2 2020, when COVID-19 lockdowns first hit the U.S. economy. Find out if your city makes the list as one of the most resilient cities in 2020.

Our analysis of employment data from the Census Bureau reveals the top cities that attracted new ...
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Children ages 12 to 17 are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S., but vaccine hesitancy among adults means many children likely won't receive a vaccination. In this report, we highlight the states with the highest rates of adults who won't get their kids vaccinated against COVID-19, and we explore some of the reasons for their vaccine skepticism.

Children ages 12 to 17 are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in the U.S., but vaccine he...
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Using national tax return data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), we identified the ZIP code in every U.S. state where taxpayers claimed the most charitable contributions on their tax returns. Find out what city is home to the most generous taxpayers in your state.

Using national tax return data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), we identified the ZIP cod...
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U.S. Census Bureau data released Aug. 11, 2021 reveals hundreds of thousands of seniors in parts of the country may not be able to pay their rent next month. Our report explores which state's seniors are struggling the most and how the nationwide eviction moratorium may affect these vulnerable older adults.

U.S. Census Bureau data released Aug. 11, 2021 reveals hundreds of thousands of seniors in parts ...
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Our survey of over 1,000 married men and women in America finds that over 1 in 5 married people have a secret bank account or savings that they've hidden from their spouse, and a quarter of husbands are lying about their personal debt. Learn more about the financial lies people are telling their spouses and expert advice on how to prevent and deal with financial infidelity.

Our survey of over 1,000 married men and women in America finds that over 1 in 5 married people h...
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We analyzed fatal car crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and identified the rates of deadly holiday driving in each state. Find out how dangerous your state is for holiday driving and explore the deadliest states for holiday driving each winter.

We analyzed fatal car crash data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and iden...
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New U.S. Census Bureau data reveals how many Americans with children in the home are unable to provide adequate food for the household, by state. Learn more about rising child food insecurity in America and find out how many families in your state are struggling.

New U.S. Census Bureau data reveals how many Americans with children in the home are unable to pr...