NEW POLL: Belief in Economic Opportunity Unites Americans Across Ethnic/Racial Lines

Ninth Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll Examines Americans’ Views of Economic Opportunity in a Time of Demographic Transformation

In a rapidly diversifying America, whites and minorities share many common views about what it takes to succeed in today’s economy and a cultural optimism about the progress America has made in expanding opportunity for people of all ethnic and racial backgrounds. However, they diverge in revealing ways about the role of government, the opportunities they see for the next generation, and the consequences of demographic change, according to poll results announced today by The Allstate Corporation and National Journal.

With the U.S. population projected to become “majority-minority” by 2042, the ninth quarterly Allstate-National Journal Heartland Monitor Poll examined questions of economic opportunity and beliefs about the future of America across a spectrum of racial and ethnic groups. Read More »