Facts and statistics on interracial dating
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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.
Supreme Court struck down laws against interracial marriage, interracial couples are more common than ever before—especially in cities.
Overall, there has been a dramatic increase in interracial marriage.
Intermarriage is rarest in metro areas in southern states (Alabama, Louisiana, Georgia and the Carolinas), as well as two metro areas in Pennsylvania.
Jackson, Mississippi, and Asheville, North Carolina, tie at 3 percent for the lowest share of intermarried newlyweds.