Seven-in-ten Americans view inflation as a very big problem for the country, followed by the affordability of health care and violent crime.
Nearly one-in-five middle-income families report receiving unemployment benefits in 2020.
Here are some of the key measures of the housing affordability crunch in the United States and the reasons behind it.
About seven-in-ten say young adults today have a harder time when it comes to saving for the future, paying for college and buying a home.
Fewer than half of Black adults say they have a three-month emergency fund, and some have taken multiple jobs to make ends meet.
Dealing with coronavirus has declined as a policy priority, especially among Republicans. This marks a shift from last year, when the economy and the coronavirus both topped the public’s policy agenda.
Americans’ views of the economy remain negative; most say prices have gotten worse while job availability has improved.
The CPI-U is the most widely cited inflation metric, so it’s worth popping the hood and looking inside to see how it works.
49% of Americans say the availability of affordable housing in their local community is a major problem, up 10 points from early 2018.
Among adults 25 and older who have no education beyond high school, more women have left the labor force than men.