Most Black Americans identify as Christian, and many are highly religious by traditional measures of belief. For instance, belief in the divine is close to universal among Black Americans, the vast majority of whom say they believe in God or a higher power (97%). And most, when asked about the nature of the divinity they […]
More than one-third of Black eligible voters in the U.S. live in nine of the nation’s most competitive states.
The balance of party identification among registered voters has remained fairly stable over the past quarter century. Still, there have been modest fluctuations: The new analysis, based on combined telephone surveys from 2018 and 2019, finds that the Democratic Party’s advantage in party identification has narrowed since 2017. Overall, 34% of registered voters identify as […]
The gender gap in party identification remains the widest in a quarter century.
Americans are more positive about the long-term rise in U.S. racial and ethnic diversity than in 2016
In 2019, 40% of Americans identified as a race and ethnicity other than non-Hispanic White. Their combined share is predicted to increase to over 50% by 2044.
Fast facts about U.S. views on oil and gas production as White House moves to open Alaska refuge to drilling
As the debate resurfaces over drilling in the wildlife refuge, here are some facts about Americans’ views of expanded oil and gas drilling.
No more than half of Americans say they think solar geoengineering and cloud seeding would make a difference in reducing the effects of climate change.
Race shapes Black Americans’ personal and religious lives. Nearly seven-in-ten say that being Black is very important to how they think about their own identity. Likewise, across religious groups, roughly three-quarters say that opposing racism is an essential part of their faith, and seven-in-ten religiously unaffiliated adults say this is essential to being a moral […]
The U.S. Black population is growing. At the same time, how Black people self-identify is changing, with increasing shares considering themselves multiracial or Hispanic.
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have used a dating app or site, but the share of Americans who have done so differs sharply by marital status.