InteractivesMay 11, 2016

The American middle class: Who is in it, and who is not, in U.S. Metropolitan Areas

The American middle class is losing ground in metropolitan areas across the country. See how your metropolitan area compares.

InteractivesMay 11, 2016

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.

InteractivesJune 11, 2015

How Census Race Categories Have Changed Over Time

The race, ethnicity and origin categories used in the U.S. decennial census have shifted over time often in a reflection of current politics, science and public attitudes. Our interactive tracks the category names from 1790 to 2010.

InteractivesJune 11, 2015

Voices of Multiracial Americans

For much of its history, America has discussed race in the singular form. But the language of race is changing. Ten multiracial Americans share their views of race, identity, relationships and the future.

The Growing Population of Older People in the U.S., Germany and Italy
InteractivesMay 21, 2015

The Growing Population of Older People in the U.S., Germany and Italy

The United States is turning gray, with the number of people ages 65 and older expected to nearly double by 2050. This major demographic transition has implications for the economy, government programs such as Social Security and families across the U.S.

InteractivesOctober 2, 2014

Mapping the Marriage Market for Young Adults

The share of American adults who have never been married is at a record high (20%), and young adults are at the leading edge of this national trend.

InteractivesApril 10, 2014

The Next America

America is in the midst of two major changes to its population: We are becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray. Explore these shifts in our new interactive data essay.

InteractivesMarch 7, 2014

Generations in the Next America Event Video

Video from the Pew Research Center’s “Generations in the Next America” event held on March 7, 2014.

InteractivesFebruary 20, 2014

Remittance Flows Worldwide in 2012

Track the flows of remittances worldwide in the year 2012 with this interactive.

InteractivesJanuary 9, 2014

There’s more to the story of the shrinking pay gap

The hourly pay gap between women and men has narrowed to 16 cents today, compared with 36 cents in 1980. But progress has slowed in recent years and even reversed for many women over the course of their careers.