Only 3 percent of couples in the country had intermarried at the time of the ruling, but by 2015, 17 percent of newlyweds in the U. had a spouse from a different racial background, according to U. Census Bureau data reviewed by the Pew Research Center in a report released Wednesday.
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White newlyweds with spouses of a different ethnicity have also increased, from 4 percent to 11 percent since 1980.
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About three in 10, or 29 percent, of Asian newlyweds living in the U. entered an interracial marriage in 2015, according to the report.
Of those marriages, 27 percent included spouses from Hispanic or Latino decent.