Amid tensions over a possible military invasion of Ukraine, Republicans and Democrats are largely in agreement about the threats posed by Russia.
A majority of U.S. adults (61%) are optimistic that the new year will be better than the year that just ended.
Americans’ views of the economy remain negative; most say prices have gotten worse while job availability has improved.
Most Latino immigrants say they would come to the U.S. again.
Black men are now on par with American Indian or Alaska Native men as the demographic groups most likely to die from overdoses.
49% of Americans say the availability of affordable housing in their local community is a major problem, up 10 points from early 2018.
Since Joe Biden took office in 2021, his administration has acted on a number of fronts to reverse Trump-era restrictions on immigration.
While views of and experiences with police vary substantially across demographic groups, there is support for a number of police reforms.
As 2021 draws to a close, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most striking research findings from the past year.
In 2018-19, 79% of White elementary and secondary public school students went to schools where at least half of their peers were also White.