While intermarriage is associated with higher education levels for Hispanics and blacks, this is not the case among Asian newlyweds. The number of interracial marriages has steadily continued to increase since the Supreme Court ruling in Loving v. Intermarriage across the U. Institute on Assets and Social Policy; The long-term annual growth in newlyweds marrying someone of a different race or ethnicity has led to dramatic increases in the overall number of people who are presently intermarried — including both those who recently married and those who did so years, or even decades, earlier. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research.
Lee Jennifer, Bean Frank D.
Most Americans Marry Within Their Race
Attitudinal differences may play a role. We argue that the racial gap in marriage that emerged in the s, and has grown since, is due partly to broad changes in ideas about family arrangements that have made marriage optional but still desirable. About 60 percent of white women who have ever married are still married in their early 40s, compared to 55 percent of Hispanic women but only 45 percent of black women. In short, we can learn much from taking a longer-run view of the black-white marriage gap. For similar estimates, see also Elliott, et al.