PublicationsMay 8, 2019

Americans See Advantages and Challenges in Country’s Growing Racial and Ethnic Diversity

Most value racial and ethnic diversity in the workplace, but few want employers to consider race or ethnicity in hiring and promotion decisions.

PublicationsApril 9, 2019

Race in America 2019

Most Americans (65%) – including majorities across racial and ethnic groups – say it has become more common for people to express racist or racially insensitive views since Trump was elected president.

PublicationsMarch 21, 2019

Looking to the Future, Public Sees an America in Decline on Many Fronts

When Americans peer 30 years into the future, they see a country in decline economically, politically and on the world stage.

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.

InteractivesFebruary 14, 2019

Millennial life: How young adulthood today compares with prior generations

Now that the youngest Millennials are adults, how do they compare with those who were their age in the generations that came before them?

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 […]

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. While demographic changes unfold slowly, it’s already clear that the 2020 electorate will be unique in several ways. Nonwhites will account for a third of eligible voters – their largest share ever – driven […]

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.