There are just more demographic opportunities for people to marry someone of another race or ethnicity.” Asians were most likely to intermarry in 2015, with 29 percent of newlywed Asians married to someone of a different race or ethnicity, followed by Hispanics at 27 percent, blacks at 18 percent and whites at 11 percent. Asian and Hispanic women were the most likely to marry someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015, while Hispanic and black men were the most likely among men, the data showed.Thirty-six percent of Asian women and 28 percent of Hispanic women intermarried in 2015, while 26 percent of Hispanic men and 24 percent of black men married someone of a different race or ethnicity.Middle-class Black men only enter as a specter of Black women’s singleness; their voices are largely muted in the conversation.This opinion piece challenges the gendered media portrayal by foregrounding the neglected perspectives of middle-class Black men that are drowned out by the hysteria that surrounds professional Black women’s singleness. I argue that when middle-class men enter the debate, they do so much in the same way as their lower-class brethren: their failure to marry Black women.Children from households with single, or unwed parents are more likely to have both lower educational attainment and lower income levels, according to data from the Center for Law and Social Policy.
Currently, there are 11 million people — or 1 out of 10 married people — in the United States with a spouse of a different race or ethnicity, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of U. That year, only 3 percent of newlyweds were intermarried — which means they had a spouse of a different race or ethnicity.Lichter, director of the Institute for the Social Sciences at Cornell University, who studies interracial and interethnic marriages.“But I think that a greater reason is the growing diversity of the population.So, for example, in the bottom-right corner of the lower table, you see that white women think white men are 17% more attractive than the average guy.Move one square to the left, and you see that they think Latinos are 1% above average, and so on.