Fewer Hispanics are Catholic, so how can more Catholics be Hispanic?
This paradox is possible because of the growing size of the Hispanic population.
U.S. Births Drive Rising Hispanic Population
Since 2000, the U.S.-born Latino population has grown at a faster rate than the immigrant population. As a result, the foreign-born share of Latinos is now in decline.
Hispanic or Latino? Many don’t care, except in Texas
Which do you prefer? It’s a question Hispanics and non-Hispanics alike have struggled with…except in Texas.
Most Hispanics Say Their Community Needs a Leader
Three-quarters of Latinos living in the U.S. say that their community needs a national leader, but about the same share either cannot name one or don’t believe one exists.
A Portrait of Jewish Americans
American Jews overwhelmingly say they are proud to be Jewish and have a strong sense of belonging to the Jewish people, but their identity is also changing: 22% of American Jews now say they have no religion.
What is the future of Spanish in the United States?
As the share of Hispanics who speak Spanish falls, the share that speaks only English at home is expected to rise.
What Univision’s milestone says about U.S. demographics
Spanish-language television reached a new milestone in America. Univision finished first among broadcast networks during July sweeps in two highly sought-after demographics: 18- to 49-year-olds and 18- to 34-year-olds. According to Nielsen, between June 27, 2013, and July 24, 2013, Univision averaged 1.8 million viewers ages 18 to 49 nightly, beating out English-language networks FOX, […]
A generational gap in American patriotism
Compared to other generations, a smaller percentage of Millennials say the U.S. is the greatest country in the world.
A new nationally-representative survey of 1,197 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults finds that the overwhelming share say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade, but about half say there is still a lot of discrimination.
The State of Race in America
Pew Research Center Executive Vice President Paul Taylor presented on the state of race in America at the Aspen Institute. Download the PowerPoint presentation: State of Race April 2013