Race in America: Tracking 50 Years of Demographic Trends
Data from U.S. government sources show a mixed picture of the racial and ethnic gaps among whites, blacks, Asians and Hispanics over the past several decades. We’ve tracked and categorized the areas where the white-black racial gap has narrowed, widened or remained roughly the same. Hispanic and Asian data is also included in years available. Our full report, “King’s Dream Remains an Elusive Goal; Many Americans See Racial Disparities” and graphic slideshow of key findings present full results from our demographic analysis and August 2013 survey on the topic of racial equality.