Here’s the median income of all marriage combos in America: White & Asian – ,000Asian & Asian – ,000White & White – ,000White & Hispanic – ,900White & Black – ,187Black & Black – ,700Hispanic & Hispanic – ,000Now, let’s zero in on Black Americans who marry outside their race.
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.
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A study by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) found that the number of married teenagers in the United States increased by almost 50% during the 1990s, the most significant increase in early marriage since the 1950s.
According to the study, one reason for this phenomenon is the growth of traditional values that stress abstinence before marriage.
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