Black men are now on par with American Indian or Alaska Native men as the demographic groups most likely to die from overdoses.
As 2021 draws to a close, here are some of Pew Research Center’s most striking research findings from the past year.
While the share of Black, Hispanic and Asian American teachers has increased, it hasn’t kept pace with the growth in the diversity of students.
Among White Americans, worship service attendance remains highly correlated with presidential vote choice.
Majorities across demographic and political groups have neutral views about the changing racial makeup of the U.S. population.
Black and Hispanic Americans remain less likely than White adults to say they own a traditional computer or have high-speed internet at home.
About half of Americans see their identity reflected very well in the census’s race and ethnicity questions.
President Trump continues to be White Christians’ preferred candidate, but support among voters in three traditions has slipped since August.
There’s a 14-point gap between the shares of White and Black adults in the U.S. who say they have a great deal of confidence in scientists.
Trump’s approval rating has dropped among a range of religious groups, including white evangelicals – though they remain strongly supportive.