Black and Hispanic Americans See Their Origins as Central to Who They Are, Less So for White Adults
About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in the census’s race and ethnicity questions.
Most Latinos say U.S. immigration system needs big changes
Migrant apprehensions at U.S.-Mexico border are surging again
Facts on the Latino population in the U.S.
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STEM Jobs See Uneven Progress in Increasing Gender, Racial and Ethnic Diversity
The higher education pipeline suggests a long path is ahead for increasing diversity, especially in fields like computing and engineering.
Majorities of Americans see at least some discrimination against Black, Hispanic and Asian people in the U.S.
Americans are much less likely to say there is discrimination against White people: 40% say White people face at least some discrimination.
Most U.S. citizens report a campaign contacted them in 2020, but Latinos and Asians less likely to say so
White eligible voters were somewhat more likely to say they were contacted than Black, Hispanic or English-speaking Asian eligible voters.
Racial and ethnic gaps in the U.S. persist on key demographic indicators
The charts below allow for comparisons between racial or ethnic groups over time on a range of measures including educational attainment, household income, life expectancy and others. You may select any two groups at a time for comparison.
Black, Latino and Asian Americans have been key to Georgia’s registered voter growth since 2016
The number of Black registered voters in Georgia increased the most among all major racial and ethnic groups between 2016 and 2020.
Black eligible voters have accounted for nearly half of Georgia electorate’s growth since 2000
Georgia’s changing electoral makeup has been the focus of renewed attention in the 2020 election cycle.
After the election, fewer Latino and Black adults feel angry and more are hopeful about the state of the U.S.
The share of Black and Latino adults who say they feel angry about the state of the country is now sharply lower than in June.
In the pandemic, the share of unpartnered moms at work fell more sharply than among other parents
The share of unpartnered mothers who are employed and at work has fallen more precipitously than among other parents.
Latino voters’ interest in presidential race is mixed, and about half are ‘extremely motivated’ to vote
Latino voters are less likely than all U.S. voters to say they are extremely motivated to vote in the upcoming presidential election.
What the 2020 electorate looks like by party, race and ethnicity, age, education and religion
What does the 2020 electorate look like politically, demographically and religiously as the race enters its final days?
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