Much of the rhetoric during the 2016 campaign has centered around the role of Muslims in American life. Some Republican candidates have policy platforms that call for law enforcement to “patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized,” or an end to all Muslim immigration to the United States. Other candidates have denounced these proposals, calling them dangerous or only leading to more polarization. In light of these comments, we decided to take a look at how Muslims contribute to everyday American life. How many live in the United States? Serve in the Armed Forces? Here are some numbers.