Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
Women are 32% more likely than men to have 4+ credit cards
Greater holding of store-branded credit cards may help explain the difference.
White-on-black homicide is 10 times as likely as black-on-white homicide to be ruled justified
Homicides with a white perpetrator and a black victim are more likely to be ruled justified than when the races are reversed.
As of June 2013, 4.2 million people had been unemployed for more than six months
Long-term unemployment, still quite high, contributes to poverty, diminishes workers’ job prospects, and harms the economy.
Governments paid $137 billion to nonprofit organizations for services in 2012
In the United States, governments partner with nonprofits to provide needed services in communities across the country.
$53,850: The average total debt among Americans with a credit file in 2013
That number was substantially higher for people with a mortgage ($209,768) than people without a mortgage ($11,592).
In 2012, 37% of graduate-degree recipients had borrowed $50,000 or more to pay for school
That year, 14 percent of graduate-degree recipients owed as much as $100,000 for undergraduate and graduate studies combined.