A half-century after the Supreme Court legalized interracial marriage in the United States, 18% of all cohabiting adults have a partner of a different race or ethnicity – similar to the share of U.S. newlyweds who have a spouse of a different race or ethnicity (17%).
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.
The share of newlyweds married to someone of a different race or ethnicity has been steadily climbing in the United States. In 1967, 3% of newlyweds were intermarried, and by 2015, that share had risen to 17%. Across metropolitan areas, intermarriage rates vary dramatically. Honolulu has the highest rate of intermarriage – 42% of newlyweds […]
There were a record 43.2 million immigrants living in the U.S. in 2015, making up 13.4% of the nation’s population. This represents a fourfold increase since 1960, when only 9.7 million immigrants lived in the U.S.
Federal officials are considering major changes in how they ask Americans about their race and ethnicity.
To mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. government granting American citizenship to the residents of Puerto Rico, here are key facts about the territory.
Overall, 56,406 Cubans entered the U.S. via ports of entry in fiscal year 2016, up 31% from fiscal 2015.
In 2016, Pew Research Center examined an array of topics in America – from immigration to the growing divide between Republicans and Democrats – as well as many from around the globe.
Hillary Clinton won 66% of Latino voters on Election Day, a level of Democratic support similar to 2008 but lower than 2012.
Latinos made progress on household income, poverty and jobs in 2015 after years of little or no economic gains, but they have lagged in building personal wealth.