Among children of black-white unions, 76% of the female freshmen defined themselves as multi-racial.

Only 64% of male freshmen from the same background did.

One census study found that interracial couples that married young were more likely to divorce than interracial couples that married later.

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I’m working on a master list NEVER BEEN DONE before (not sure why, tho) on an interracial dating blog.

Back when I co-work Swirling, we created a list of interracial-friendly cities and states, and some of them were not really a surprise–Los Angeles and pretty much all of California, parts of Texas, some fly over states, and swaths of regions on the East Coast and South. So today I thought to myself, So I’m off building the MASTER IR-FRIENDLY LIST of CITIES, COUNTIES, NEIGHBORHOODS and TOWNSHIPS that you can feel free to pursue employment, real estate, and vacation spots and know for certain that no one will throw stones, harass you, or otherwise make you feel miserable.

Attitudes towards interracial marriage in the United States have changed over time. Census bureau made a fascinating series of maps to analyze the geography of interracial marriages.

Marriages between people of different races are becoming more common — in 2000, 7.4% of all marriages were between spouses of different races, whereas in 2010, that figure rose to 9.5%. (via Matthew Klein) Non-Hispanic White/Hispanic marriages are the most common type of interracial marriage in the United States, accounting for over a third of all interracial marriages: The final map shows the counties with the highest proportion of each of the interracial marriage categories above.

Neither the Roper Report nor the General Social Survey specifically queried respondents on their attitudes or practices concerning interracial dating.

But a study by George Yancey, a sociologist at the University of North Texas, found that interdating today is far from unusual and certainly more common than intermarriage.

Florida statute prohibits an unmarried interracial couple from habitually living in and occupying the same room in the nighttime. 184 (1964), was a case in which the United States Supreme Court ruled unanimously that a cohabitation law of Florida, part of the state's anti-miscegenation laws, was unconstitutional.

The same conduct when engaged in by members of the same race, is not prohibited. The law prohibited habitual cohabitation by two unmarried people of opposite sex, if one was black and the other was white. Alabama (1883), which had declared such statutes constitutional.

Forty-eight percent of brides married before age 18 were divorced 10 years later compared to 24 percent of brides married at age 25 or older.