Among the nation’s 10 largest metro areas, Houston has the highest score – 61 out of 200 -- on an index used to measure residential segregation by income.
A majority of U.S. Muslims (57%) say Islam can be understood in more than one way; globally, views among Muslims trend in the opposite direction.
Just 33% of Americans have a favorable opinion of the federal government, the lowest positive rating in 15 years.
When it comes to American views on government and social values, the average partisan gap has nearly doubled over the last 25 years -- from 10 percentage points in 1987 to 18 percentage points.
Total number of Mexicans immigrated to the United States from 2005 to 2010.
Roughly eight-in-ten U.S. Catholics say they are satisfied with the leadership provided by Catholic nuns and sisters.
Just 40% of Americans can correctly identify a “super PAC” as a group that is able to accept unlimited political donations.
During the five-year period from 2005 to 2010, a total of 1.4 million Mexicans immigrated to the United States, down by more than half from the 3 million who had done so in the five-year period of 1995 to 2000.
More than eight-in ten (84%) of veterans of the post-9/11 wars say the American public has little or no understanding of the problems faced by those in the military, an assessment with which pre-9/11 veterans and the public shares.
President Obama holds only a four-point edge (48% to 44%) across 12 of this year’s key battleground states.