Surveys on interracial dating


One-in-six newlyweds (17%) were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015.

Public support for same-sex marriage has grown in the past 10 years.

In 2007, Americans opposed legalizing same-sex marriage by a margin of 54% to 37%.

For example, 42% of newlyweds in Honolulu were intermarried – by far the largest share of the 126 metropolitan areas analyzed.

By contrast, about 3% of newlyweds in Jackson, Mississippi, and Asheville, North Carolina, married someone of a different race or ethnicity.

While Asian (29%) and Hispanic (27%) newlyweds are most likely to intermarry in the U.