Multiracial Americans are at the cutting edge of social and demographic change in the U.S.—young, proud, tolerant and growing at a rate three times as fast as the population as a whole.
For women, postgraduate education and motherhood are increasingly going hand-in-hand. Not only are highly-educated women more likely to have kids, they are also having bigger families than in the past.
Meanwhile, foreign-born shares among whites and blacks are expected to rise, according to new Census Bureau projections.
Even among Asian Americans, Indian Americans stand out as better educated, higher earning and more Democratic.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is making his first visit to the U.S. at a time when people in each country have favorable views of each other.
Natural increase (births minus deaths) accounted for 78% of the total change in the U.S. Hispanic population from 2012 to 2013, whereas migration accounted for about 61% of the total change in the Asian-American population.
Asian-American voters lag whites and blacks in turnout in midterm elections, an analysis of Census Bureau data shows.
45% of Asian Americans say the U.S. immigration system “works pretty well and requires only minor changes” while 47% say the system “needs to be completely rebuilt” or “needs major changes.”
Here's a data portrait of the Filipino-American community, drawn from the Pew Research Center's 2012 report on Asian Americans.
In a new study, researchers found nearly a three-fold increase in the share of integrated New York City neighborhoods with a mix of whites, Hispanics and Asians but few, if any, blacks.