Interracial dating and marriage statistics
But thanks to , a 1967 landmark Supreme Court case, today’s Halles, Paulas, and Imans needn’t hide their affections for their fair-skinned lovers. Today, a record-high 87 percent of Americans approve of Whites and Blacks tying the knot, according to Gallup. In 1995, 68 percent of Blacks approved while only 45 percent of Whites did the same.It’s been 47 years since interracial marriage was given the green light. Today, the approval gap is at its smallest — 96 percent of Blacks are a-okay with interracial marriages compared to 84 percent of Whites.Black men are more than twice as likely to intermarry than their Black female counterparts (24 percent vs. The latest data shows that 17 percent of Blacks in 2010 “married out” — compare this to nine, 26, and 28 percent of Whites, Hispanics, and Asians, respectively.The mid-Atlantic region, according to I know what you’re thinking, “Are any of these interracial marriages actually lasting? Interracial marriages have a 41 percent chance of swirling out of control. That’s a finding from a new report from the Pew Research Center looking at the state of interracial marriage today.
And more than 15% were “intermarriages” – marriages between people who don’t identify as the same racial or ethnic group, up from 6.7% in 1980.Americans on whether they believed it was acceptable for Blacks and Whites to date each other.At that time, less than 50% of Americans thought interracial dating was acceptable. Our examination of the data suggests that the increasing rate of intermarriage may be driven by demographic changes more than changing attitudes.About three in 10, or 29 percent, of Asian newlyweds living in the U. entered an interracial marriage in 2015, according to the report.Of those marriages, 27 percent included spouses from Hispanic or Latino decent.