Americans overwhelmingly are aware of the upcoming 2020 census, and more than eight-in-ten say they definitely or probably will participate.
The share of Americans who favor same sex marriage has grown in recent years, though there are still demographic and partisan divides.
Couples who meet online are more likely than those who meet offline to be diverse by some measures – but this can be explained by age.
Only 19% of those who identify as bisexual say all or most of the important people in their lives are aware of their sexual orientation.
Many Americans say the country hasn’t gone far enough in giving black people equal rights with whites. Most believe slavery continues to impact black people’s status.
Most Americans (65%) – including majorities across racial and ethnic groups – say it has become more common for people to express racist or racially insensitive views since Trump was elected president.
In 2018, women earned 85% of what men earned. The wage gap was somewhat smaller for adults ages 25 to 34 than for all workers 16 and older.
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.
Data from the past 50 years reveal the upward yet uneven trajectory of black political leadership in America.
U.S. suburbs are evenly divided politically, but some have a clear Democratic or Republican tilt. Poverty has increased more sharply in the suburbs than in urban or rural counties.