America By The Numbers

Karen Kuehn for TIME

One Day in America

In a country this big and diverse, being average still leaves you room to be different More »

  • The Morning Rush

    It's 7 a.m. The alarm is going off. You have to get ready for work, eat breakfast, and if you're a parent, help the kids get ready for school. Here's a look at the average commute you'll have ahead of you if you live in a major U.S. city. More »

  • Happiness on the Job

    How happy are you with your job? Here's a happiness index of American workers, matching dozens of jobs to a giant survey of how happy people say they are. Take a look to see how your job ranked. More »

  • How We Spend Our Time and Money

    Actually, we have plenty of free time — we just fill it with television. Take this quiz to see how you comare to the average American based on what you do in your free time. More »

  • Need a Drink?

    Try New Hampshire. Here's a look at the alcohol consumption by per person in gallons by state and alcohol type. More »

  • Snapshot of America

    Nine TIME photographers fan out across America to capture a typical day in our lives More »

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