1 in 6 newlywed spouses are of different race or ethnicity


1 in 6 newlywed spouses are of different race or ethnicity
  1. 1 in 6 newlywed spouses are of different race or ethnicity
    nzherald.co.nz
    WASHINGTON (AP) " A new study says that 1 in 6 people who married in 2015 wed someone of a difference race or ethnicity, the highest proportion in American history.The figures released Thursday come from a Pew Research Center…
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WASHINGTON (AP) " A new study says that 1 in 6 people who married in 2015 wed someone of a difference race or ethnicity, the highest proportion in American history.

The figures released Thursday come from a Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data.

Overall, 1 in 10 people " or 11 million " in the United States have spouses of a different race or ethnicity.

Pew researchers note that 50 years ago, only 3 percent of the people in the country were intermarried " that is, had spouses of a different race or ethnicity. That was in 1967 when the Supreme Court ruled interracial and…