The TIPP Unity Index fell 2.5 points (6.3 percent) in August, falling to 37.0 from 39.5 in July.
Almost two-thirds of Americans (63%) believe the country is polarized, while only 33% believe it is united.
The Unity Index
In keeping with its innovative tradition, TechnoMetrica developed the Unity Index, a barometer of the country's unity based on the question:
In general, would you say the United States is Very United, Somewhat United, Somewhat Divided, or Very Divided?
The chart shows the answers to the question.