The proportion of interracial couples in the United States has increased significantly.
The rate of interracial marriages has increased significantly in the United States.
According to the 2010 demographic released on Wednesday, one in ten couples, or one in 5.4 million couples, had an interracial marriage. This means a 28% increase over 2000.
Of the 1.2 million couples in 2010, 18% of unmarried couples had an interracial partner. This rate is 21% for same-sex couples. Hence 133 thousand 477.
“The data show that we have taken important steps to integrate multiculturalism as a society,” said William Frey of the Brookings Institution.
“This is one of the biggest indicators of the transition to a post-racial society,” says Dan Lichter of Cornell University. Said.
Other demographic changes between 2000 and 2010 are as follows;
The number of families with singles increased by 16% to 39 million.
The number of households where a single person lives has increased to 26.7%. Atlanta and Washington have the highest rates in this regard. 44 percent of all families in these two cities live alone.
The number of unmarried couples has reached 7.7 million.