Multi-section ReportsFebruary 16, 2012

The Rise of Intermarriage

The share of new marriages between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from each other increased to 15.1% in 2010, more than double the share in 1980.

ReportsMay 6, 2010

The New Demography of American Motherhood

Today’s mothers of newborns are older and better educated than their counterparts in 1990, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the National Center for Health Statistics and U.S. Census Bureau. They are less likely to be white and less likely to be married.

InteractivesFebruary 24, 2010

Interactive: A Portrait of Five Generations

In 2008, a record 14.6% of all new marriages in the United States were between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from one another. Rates varied by region, by state and racial group.

All Things CensusFebruary 24, 2010

A Demographic Portrait of the Millennial Generation

Overall, Millennials are more racially and ethnically diverse than older generations, more educated, less likely to be working and slower to settle down.

InteractivesOctober 15, 2009

Marriages and Divorce: A 50-State Tour

The proportion of Americans who are currently married has been diminishing for decades and is lower than it has been in at least half a century.