Views of the economy are stabilizing and the public is becoming less pessimistic about the trajectory of the economy and the country overall.
As a result of the pandemic many are spending less, saving more, and paying down existing debt.
The coronavirus has led to sharp declines in the use of ride-hailing services, but there has been little change in the number of people using grocery and restaurant delivery services.
Asked to assess trade-offs between stemming the spread of coronavirus and helping the economy, more Americans prioritize keeping restrictions in place.
The June 2020 AP-NORC Poll finds some improvement in the public’s economic outlook, driven largely by Republicans who are significantly more optimistic than Democrats.