Are you in the American middle class?
Our new calculator allows you to see which group you fit in, first compared with all American adults, and then compared with other adults similar to you in education, age, race or ethnicity, and marital status.
Strong Men, Caring Women: How Americans describe what society values (and doesn’t) in each gender
What traits does society value most in men and in women? What traits does society say men and women should not have? Scroll through this data essay to find out.
Incomes of whites, blacks, Hispanics and Asians in the U.S., 1970 and 2016
The charts below show the distributions of white, black, Hispanic and Asian adults in the U.S. by their incomes in 1970 and 2016.
America is changing demographically. Here’s how your county compares
See how your county compares with others in the U.S.
Comparing Millennials to Other Generations
Our interactive graphic compares the generations today and in the years that each generation was young (ages 18 to 33) to demonstrate this sea change in the activities and experiences of young adults that has occurred over the past 50 years.
How do your views on gender compare with those of other Americans?
Take our quiz to find out how your views on gender and gender equality stack up against those of the American public.
Asian groups in the U.S., 2015
The U.S. Asian population is diverse. A record 20 million Asian Americans trace their roots to more than 20 countries in East and Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
Intermarriage across the U.S. by metro area
The share of newlyweds married to someone of a different race or ethnicity has been steadily climbing in the United States.
The Data on Women Leaders
Most Americans find women indistinguishable from men on key leadership traits, yet women still make up a small share of top leadership jobs. Explore the share of women in top U.S. political and business roles over time with these interactive charts.
Video: How police view their jobs
Here’s how police view their jobs, key issues and recent fatal encounters between blacks and police, according to our new survey of nearly 8,000 sworn officers.