Asian Americans are the fastest-growing racial or ethnic group in the U.S.
The Asian population in the U.S. grew 81% from 2000 to 2019, from roughly 10.5 million to a record 18.9 million people.
Facts About the U.S. Black Population
Key statistics and data about the demographic, geographic and economic characteristics of the U.S. Black population.
Key findings about Black America
The Black population in the U.S. is diverse and growing. Our analysis explores the demographic characteristics of this population in 2019.
The Growing Diversity of Black America
The U.S. Black population is growing. At the same time, how Black people self-identify is changing, with increasing shares considering themselves multiracial or Hispanic.
Key findings about U.S. immigrants
Today, more than 40 million people living in the U.S. were born in another country, accounting for about one-fifth of the world’s migrants.
Two-Thirds of Americans Think Government Should Do More on Climate
There is bipartisan support for several proposals to reduce the effects of climate change, especially for large scale tree-plantings to help absorb carbon emissions and offering tax credits to businesses that capture carbon emissions.
Coronavirus death toll is heavily concentrated in Democratic congressional districts
Nearly a quarter of all U.S. deaths attributed to the coronavirus have been in just 12 congressional districts.
Populations skew older in some of the countries hit hard by COVID-19
Some countries where COVID-19 has been deadliest – including the United States and Italy – have populations that skew considerably older than the global average.
Most of the 23 million immigrants eligible to vote in 2020 election live in just five states
California has more immigrant eligible voters (5.5 million) than any other state, followed by New York, Florida, Texas and New Jersey.
Big houses, small houses: Partisans continue to want different things in a community
Conservative Republicans are about twice as likely as liberal Democrats to prefer a community where the houses are larger and farther apart.
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