The trend toward more interracial marriages is undoubtedly related, at least in part, to changing social norms.Our previous surveys have documented growing acceptance among the public.
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.
Fully a quarter of black men who got married in 2013 married someone who was not black.