Dating statistics in america
About half of Gen Zers and Millennials say gay and lesbian couples being allowed to marry is a good thing for our society, while 33% of Gen Xers, 27% of Boomers and 18% of Silents say the same, according to the 2019 report.Sizable minorities of married people are members of a different religious group than their partner, but marriages and partnerships across political party lines are relatively rare.About one-in-ten white newlyweds (11%) are married to someone of a different race or ethnicity.Among both Gen Zers and Millennials, 53% say people of different races marrying each other is a good thing for our society, compared with 41% of Gen Xers, 30% of Boomers and 20% of those in the Silent Generation, according to the Center’s 2019 report.One possible reason for this disparity is that women are less interested than men in remarrying.Among previously married women, 54% said in a 2014 Pew Research Center survey that they did not want to marry again, compared with 30% of men.
Four-in-ten new marriages in 2013 included a spouse who had said “I do” (at least) once before, and in 20% of new marriages both spouses had been married at least once before. Among previously married men (those who were ever divorced or widowed), 64% took a second walk down the aisle, compared with 52% of previously married women, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of 2013 Census Bureau data.
One-in-six newlyweds (17%) were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015.