Nearly all Muslim Americans (97%) say they take pride in being a member of the Islamic faith. But their devotion to core religious beliefs and practices is only part of a religious identity.
Lawful immigrants account for three-quarters of the foreign-born population in the U.S. – 33.8 million people out of 44.7 million people in 2015.
About a million immigrants receive U.S. green cards each year, but fewer than half are new arrivals from other countries. The majority already live in the United States on temporary visas.
Intermarriage has increased steadily since the 1967 Loving v. Virginia ruling. Here are more key findings about interracial and interethnic marriage and families.
The share of registered voters who cited a "dislike of the candidates or campaign issues" as their main reason for not voting reached a new high of 25%.
One-in-six newlyweds (17%) were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015, representing a more than fivefold increase from 3% in 1967.
In 2015, 17% of all U.S. newlyweds had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity, marking more than a fivefold increase since 1967, when the landmark Supreme Court case legalized interracial marriage.
Read key facts about foreign graduates of U.S. colleges working in the country under the Optional Practical Training program.
Four-in-ten Millennial workers ages 25 to 29 had completed at least a bachelor’s degree in 2016, compared with 32% of Generation X workers and smaller shares of the Baby Boom and Silent generations when they were in the same age range.
Some trends in presidential elections either reversed or stalled: White turnout increased and the nonwhite share of the U.S. electorate remained flat from 2012.