Debates over who is Hispanic have fueled conversations about identity among Americans who trace their heritage to Latin America or Spain.
Key facts about U.S. Latinos for National Hispanic Heritage Month
Here are some key facts for Hispanic Heritage Month about the United States' Latino population by age, geography and origin groups.
A Resource for State Preelection Polling
If a battleground state poll does not adjust for having too many college graduates, it is at risk of overstating support for a Democratic presidential candidate. The Current Population Survey provides high-quality data that can mitigate overrepresentation of college graduates.
Four-in-ten who haven’t yet filled out U.S. census say they wouldn’t answer the door for a census worker
Those who have not responded to the census so far are likely to be from groups the census previously has struggled to count accurately.
U.S. Hispanic population surpassed 60 million in 2019, but growth has slowed
The U.S. Hispanic population reached a record 60.6 million in 2019, up 930,000 over the previous year and up from 50.7 million in 2010.
The coronavirus pandemic’s impact on our polling
Associate Director for International Research Methods Patrick Moynihan explored the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on survey research globally as part of an online conference hosted by the Centre for Social Research and Methods at Australian National University.
Sharp decline in remittances expected in 2020 amid COVID-19 lockdowns in top sending nations
Remittances – money sent by migrants to their home countries – are projected to fall by a record 20% this year.
What is machine learning, and how does it work?
Our latest Methods 101 video explains the basics of machine learning and how it allows our researchers to analyze data on a large scale.
Trust in Medical Scientists Has Grown in U.S., but Mainly Among Democrats
About six-in-ten Americans believe social distancing measures are helping a lot to slow the spread of coronavirus in the nation.
For Global Legislators on Twitter, an Engaged Minority Creates Outsize Share of Content
Although most national officials use the platform, their posts receive only a small number of likes and retweets.
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