Are you in the American middle class?
A Pew Research Center analysis of government data shows that after more than four decades of serving as the nation’s economic majority, the U.S. middle class is now matched in size by those in the economic tiers above and below it.
Strong Men, Caring Women: How Americans describe what society values (and doesn’t) in each gender
What traits does society value most in men and in women? What traits does society say men and women should not have? Scroll through this data essay to find out.
Incomes of whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians in the U.S., 1970 and 2016
The charts below show the distributions of white, black, Hispanic and Asian adults in the U.S. by their incomes in 1970 and 2016.
How have the demographics of your county changed since 2000?
The large demographic shifts reshaping America are playing out differently across urban, suburban and rural communities. See how your county compares with others in the U.S.
How do your views on gender compare with those of other Americans?
Take our quiz to find out how your views on gender and gender equality stack up against those of the American public.
Intermarriage across the U.S. by metro area
The share of newlyweds married to someone of a different race or ethnicity has been steadily climbing in the United States.
Shareable facts on how Americans view and experience family and medical leave
Video: How police view their jobs
Here’s how police view their jobs, key issues and recent fatal encounters between blacks and police, according to our new survey of nearly 8,000 sworn officers.
What do police think?
First, tell us how you think police would answer each of the five questions below. Then we’ll tell you how officers actually answered each question in a Pew Research Center nationwide survey.
How America Changed During Barack Obama’s Presidency
Pew Research Center President Michael Dimock examines the changes – some profound, some subtle – that the U.S. experienced during Barack Obama’s presidency.