While overall marriages have a 41 percent divorce rate, rate of divorce among interracial marriages is only 42 percent when you factor in the age of marriage and educational level attainment. Marriages between a black husband and white wife along with white husband and black wife also have slight differences when you factor age of marriage and educational level. Those who married at age 24 and attained a degree have a higher likelihood of staying married. The factors that largely make divorce seem more likely among interracial couples is the creation of the economic barriers created by white supremacy.
Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth NLSY79 , this article examines marriages and divorces of young baby boomers born during the — period. The article presents data on marriages and divorces by age, gender, race, and Hispanic origin, as well as by educational attainment. Many changes in the last half century have affected marriage and divorce rates. Cultural norms changed in ways that decreased the aversion to being single and increased the probability of cohabitation.
Interracial marriages in the U.S. hit all-time high 4.8 million
So I was sitting around obsessing about race as always, and I decided to look up some statistics about interracial marriage and divorce in typical white-boy math-geek fashion. And they left Mexicans and the mighty Chippewa shivering out in the cold. They also did not cite divorce stats between blacks and Asians, probably for reasons that are too horrible to even consider.
Multi-cultural America has seen a significant rise in the Chinese population. We have also seen a rise in interracial marriages within the Asian community since and according to a recent study, one in four Asian-American women marry non-Asians. The rise in Chinese interracial families has to do with the major social changes which have occurred in society since the Accord era. This is a reflection of flexibility within communities.