Tuesday, May 18, 2021

10% Are Intermarried

Ten percent of marriages are between spouses of two different races or between an Hispanic and a non-Hispanic, according to a Census Bureau analysis of 2016 American Community Survey data. The analysis examined intermarriage patterns among currently married women who have married only once. 

Percent intermarried* by race and Hispanic origin
52.1% of American Indians/Alaska Natives
22.4% of Hispanics
20.6% of Asians
  8.0% of Blacks
  5.1% of non-Hispanic whites

Percent intermarried* by age
16.7% of those aged 15 to 24
15.2% of those aged 25 to 34
13.3% of those aged 35 to 44
10.3% of those aged 45 to 54
  5.9% of those aged 55 or older

Percent intermarried* by education
  7.2% of high school dropouts
  8.1% of high school graduates
11.5% of those with some college
11.3% of those with a bachelor's degree
11.7% of those with a graduate/professional degree

*Among currently married women who have married only once.

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