Data Visualization Aug. 22, 2013

Interactive: Race in America: Tracking 50 Years of Demographic Trends

Explore the areas where the white-black racial gap has narrowed, widened or remained roughly the same, based on data from U.S. government sources over the past several decades. Hispanic and Asian data is also included in years available.

Infographic Jun. 13, 2013

Personal Milestones in the Coming Out Experience

The Pew Research Center’s survey of 1,197 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults asked respondents about three key points in their coming out journey. The distribution of survey responses for each key point, along with medians, is shown in these charts.

Data Visualization Jun. 13, 2013

LGBT Voices: The Coming Out Experience

Browse hundreds of quotes from LGBT adults describing how the process of telling people about their sexual orientation or gender identity was for them personally.

Data Visualization May. 7, 2013

Data: Gun Homicide and Violent Crime

National rates of gun homicide, non-fatal gun crime and all non-fatal violent crimes have fallen since the mid-1990s. Explore the trends by age, race and gender in this interactive.

Slide Show May. 7, 2013

Slideshow: Gun Violence in America

Key findings from the report “Gun Homicide Rate Down 49% Since 1993 Peak; Public Unaware”

Data Visualization Apr. 4, 2013

Demographics of Asian Americans

The demographic data shown in this interactive display the varied population sizes and characteristics of the largest Asian origin groups, based on the updated edition of our survey, “The Rise of Asian Americans.”

Slide Show Mar. 14, 2013

Slideshow: Key Findings from the “Modern Parenthood” Survey

The way mothers and fathers spend their time has changed dramatically in the past half century.

Quizzes Mar. 14, 2013

Quiz: Which parent does more in your home?

In the “Modern Parenthood” report, we asked married and cohabiting parents with children under 18 to compare their workload at home with that of their spouses or partners. Answer two questions to find out how you compare with the parents who took our nationwide survey.

Infographic Nov. 5, 2012

Infographic: Higher Achievements: U.S. High School and College Completion Rates Continue to Climb

Record shares of young adults are completing high school, going to college and finishing college. In 2012, for the first time ever, one-third of the nation’s 25- to 29-year-olds have completed at least a bachelor’s degree.

Videos Aug. 22, 2012

Video: Lost Decade of the Middle Class

Video summary of findings from the report “The Lost Decade of the Middle Class.”