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And intermarriage is more common in metropolitan areas than rural areas, where both attitudes and demographics are markedly different.The report, authored by Gretchen Livingston and Anna Brown, also cites changing attitudes nationally.The white and Hispanic population, meanwhile, marry outside their respective communities at an equal rate of 19 percent.Black people are the least likely to intermarry in Houston, with just 11 percent marrying someone of a different race."There are probably numerically more mixed couples and kids here but in terms of rates, I wouldn't anticipate that it would be higher than other places." Some diversity allows for the opportunity of intermarriage but in certain cases a substantial enough population means there's more opportunity to marry someone of the same background.
Since then, rates of intermarriage have steadily crept upward; by 2015, 17 percent of newlyweds were couples with different backgrounds, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
I think our cultural story doesn’t do a good job of acknowledging that sort of reality.