Asian Americans: A Diverse and Growing Population
A collection of fact sheets with detailed demographic and economic data on Asian Americans by country of origin.
Key facts about Asian Americans, a diverse and growing population
A record 20 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Smartphones help blacks, Hispanics bridge some – but not all – digital gaps with whites
Blacks and Hispanics have mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers in shares similar to whites.
Most Americans – especially Millennials – say libraries can help them find reliable, trustworthy information
Many Americans say they’d benefit from help in finding trustworthy information online, and about eight-in-ten adults say public libraries can help.
Views of racism as a major problem increase sharply, especially among Democrats
The share of Americans who say racism is a “big problem” in society has increased 8 percentage points in the past two years – and has roughly doubled since 2011.
7 facts about Americans with disabilities
There were nearly 40 million Americans with a disability in 2015, representing 12.6% of the civilian non-institutionalized population.
1 in 4 black Americans have faced online harassment because of their race or ethnicity
Although online harassment can take many forms, some minority groups in America more frequently encounter harassment that carries racial overtones.
More U.S. households are renting than at any point in 50 years
The number of U.S. households renting their home increased significantly between 2006 and 2016, as did the share.
Key facts about race and marriage, 50 years after Loving v. Virginia
Intermarriage has increased steadily since the 1967 Loving v. Virginia ruling. Here are more key findings about interracial and interethnic marriage and families.
Among U.S. cohabiters, 18% have a partner of a different race or ethnicity
A half-century after the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the United States, 18% of all cohabiting adults have a partner of a different race or ethnicity – similar to the share of U.S. newlyweds who have a spouse of a different race or ethnicity (17%).