PublicationsFebruary 20, 2019

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peers

Whether they personally experience these conditions, seven-in-ten teens today see mental health issues as major problems among people their age in their communities.

InteractivesFebruary 14, 2019

Millennial life: How young adulthood today compares with prior generations

Generally better educated and more racially and ethnically diverse, Millennials have also been slower to marry and form their own households than previous generations of young adults.

InteractivesJanuary 30, 2019

An early look at the 2020 electorate

The 2020 U.S. presidential election is rapidly coming into view – and so is the electorate that will determine its outcome.

PublicationsJanuary 30, 2019

Data and methodology

This is the data and methodology behind the data essay, “An early look at the 2020 electorate.” Estimates for 2000-2016 are from Census Bureau microdata provided through IPUMS-USA. In 2000, the decennial census 5% sample was used. In all other years (2008, 2012 and 2016), the 1-year American Community Survey sample was used. Projections for […]

ReportsJanuary 17, 2019

Generation Z Looks a Lot Like Millennials on Key Social and Political Issues

As Gen Z moves toward adulthood, their views mirror those of Millennials on a range of issues, from Trump’s presidency to the role of government to racial equality. Among Republicans, Gen Z stands out on some key issues.

ReportDecember 17, 2018

Gender and Jobs in Online Image Searches

Men are overrepresented in online image search results for popular jobs. Women appear lower on the page than men in many of these searches.

PublicationsNovember 15, 2018

Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet

Today’s 6- to 21-year-olds are already America’s most racially and ethnically diverse generation – and more of them are heading to college than previous generations.

PublicationsSeptember 20, 2018

Women and Leadership 2018

A majority of Americans would like to see more women in top leadership positions in business and politics, but many are skeptical there will ever be gender parity in these areas. Views about the state of female leadership vary by party and gender.

InteractivesJuly 12, 2018

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.

PublicationsJuly 12, 2018

Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Rising Most Rapidly Among Asians

The gap in the standard of living between Asians near the top and the bottom of the income ladder nearly doubled from 1970 to
2016. Amid rising inequality overall, Asians displaced blacks as the most economically divided major U.S. racial or ethnic group.