For all the singles out there, Valentine’s Day is difficult to get through.Given the fact that all your friends are heading out with their partners, makes things a lot worse than what it would have been.Fully a quarter of black men who got married in 2013 married someone who was not black.Only 12% of black women married outside of their race.In 2013, a record-high 12% of newlyweds married someone of a different race, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census data.
So you’re wondering who were the most popular and talked about interracial celebrity couples? Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs: the name Robert Pattinson should immediately strike a chord with anyone who is a fan of The Twilight saga, or has at least watched the movie.
For Asians, the gender pattern goes in the opposite direction: Asian women are much more likely than Asian men to marry someone of a different race.
Among newlyweds in 2013, 37% of Asian women married someone who was not Asian, while 16% of Asian men married outside of their race.
American Indians have the highest interracial marriage rate among all single-race groups.
Women are slightly more likely to “marry out” than men in this group: 61% of American Indian female newlyweds married outside their race, compared with 54% of American Indian male newlyweds.