About four-in-ten Black and Asian adults say people have acted as if they were uncomfortable around them because of their race or ethnicity since the beginning of the outbreak, and similar shares say they worry that other people might be suspicious of them if they wear a mask when out in public, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.
The official U.S. unemployment rate understated the situation for women, Asian Americans, immigrants and workers without a bachelor’s degree.
While the CDC has pointed to some possible factors that may be contributing to this pattern, the public is divided in its perceptions.
Americans who recently protested are more likely to live in an urban area and to identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party.
65% of U.S. adults say that they have personally worn a mask in stores or other businesses all or most of the time in the past month.
Here's what our surveys have found about how Americans across the age spectrum have experienced the coronavirus pandemic.
As demonstrations continue across the country to protest the death of George Floyd, a black man killed while in Minneapolis police custody, Americans see the protests both as a reaction to Floyd’s death and an expression of frustration over longstanding issues.
The experiences of several groups of workers in the COVID-19 outbreak vary notably from how they experienced the Great Recession.
The drop in employment in three months of the COVID-19 recession is more than double the drop effected by the Great Recession over two years.
Black adults are about five times as likely as whites to say they’ve been unfairly stopped by police because of their race or ethnicity.