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Differences in racial composition of metropolitan and non-metropolitan populations may also account for some of the gap: 83 percent of newlyweds in non-metro areas are white, compared to 62 percent in metro areas.Hispanics and Asians, on the other hand, make up 26 percent of newlyweds in metro areas and only 10 percent in non-metro areas—and they’re much more likely than white people to marry outside their ethnic groups.Like "oh, I'm not into Asian guys, but that's so nice that you are." It infuriates me.I'm a white woman and my boyfriend is an Arab Muslim.Jackson, Mississippi, and Asheville, North Carolina, tie at 3 percent for the lowest share of intermarried newlyweds.Intermarriage is increasingly common in part due to changing attitudes concerning race, and in part to the growing share of Asian-American and Hispanic people in the United States.And while there are, no doubt, interracial couples who haven't experienced discrimination, according to countless anecdotes, (here, here, and here) prejudice is alive and well.Being aware that discrimination is still happening is the first step to helping It's pretty normal for a white guy to be with a Latina.
It can be easy to dismiss this harassment as something that used to happen back in the day.Thirty-eight percent of those in suburban areas say the same.Only 24 percent of people living in rural areas agreed with that statement.Black newlyweds, meanwhile, have seen the most dramatic increases of any group, from 5 percent in 1980 to 18 percent today.The gap between metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, however, “is driven entirely by whites,” according to the report.
That suggests the importance of the diversity of the marriage market, but at the other end of the spectrum, Livingston says, “the story is not as clear.” One one hand, Asheville, North Carolina, where only 3 percent of newlyweds are intermarried and 85 percent of the population is white, fits with the idea that diversity—or lack thereof—drives intermarriage rates.