While a slight majority of Americans think it is generally unacceptable to use blackface in a Halloween costume, about one-in-three say it is acceptable at least sometimes.
More than one-in-five voting members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are racial or ethnic minorities.
Since 2017, the share of Republicans who take a positive view of stricter environmental laws has increased, from 36% then to 45% today.
Pew Research Center conducts surveys over the phone and, increasingly, online. But these two formats don’t always produce identical results.
Conrad Hackett, associate director for research and senior demographer, discusses why we studied the relationship between religion and happiness, health and civic engagement.
Evolution remains a contentious issue. When asked about it, highly religious Americans' responses can vary depending on how the question is asked.
Unauthorized immigrants make up a quarter of all U.S. foreign-born residents. Our new interactive offers data on unauthorized immigrants by state.
Partisans have moved apart not just in political values and approaches to addressing issues, but also on the issues they identify as top priorities.
Here is a look at public opinion on important issues facing the United States, from Americans' views of trade to the U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Here’s a brief overview of four paths that many highly educated immigrants take to study and work in the U.S.: the H-1B visa program, the F-1 visa program, the Optional Practical Training program and green cards.