Nevada laws on dating
According to the United States Census Bureau, the number of interracially married couples has increased from 310,000 in 1970 to 651,000 in 1980, to 964,000 in 1990, to 1,464,000 in 2000 and to 2,340,000 in 2008; accounting for 0.7%, 1.3%, 1.8%, 2.6% and 3.9% of the total number of married couples in those years, respectively.
These statistics do not take into account the mixing of ancestries within the same "race"; e.g.
This data comes from Table 3 Model 4 of the Zhang paper, which incorporates all controls into the model.
Nonetheless, statutes conflicting with the Supreme Court’s requirements remain on the books in some states.
The numbers are the relative rates at which interracial couples get divorced i.e.
a pairing between a black husband and white wife is 1.62 times more likely to divorce than a pairing between a white husband and white wife.
Several studies have found that a factor which significantly affects an individual's choices with regards to marriage is socio-economic status ("SES")—the measure of a person's income, education, social class, profession, etc.
For example, a study by the Centre for Behaviour and Evolution, Newcastle University confirmed that women show a tendency to marry up in socio-economic status; this reduces the probability of marriage of low SES men.