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37
30
16
31
28
25
82
8
10
12
17
71
Median age (in years)
Educational Attainment
Less than high school (%)
High school graduate (%)
Some college (%)
Bachelor’s degree or more (%)
Employment Status1
Worked full-time last month (%)
Worked part-time last month (%)
Did not work last month (%)
Poverty Level
Below poverty level (%)
100-199 percent of poverty level (%)
200+ percent of poverty level (%)
Income not reported (%)
8
17
73
3
83
4
14
13
30
37
20
39
4
28
40
20
6
2
76
9
11
4
1,038
Men
Divorced
14
28
58
1
12
9
80
40
28
14
19
74
1
1
3
8
14
74
77
5
14
7
484
Widowed
11
17
71
1
55
12
33
17
25
30
28
28
33
42
14
9
2
1
64
19
10
8
2,442
Married
23
22
51
4
57
15
29
18
34
32
15
36
19
29
32
13
6
1
68
16
11
4
1,201
23
21
52
4
66
13
21
12
29
35
23
37
9
35
36
14
5
1
76
11
11
2
1,181
Women
Separated
Divorced
17
31
51
1
20
8
72
32
32
23
13
71
2
2
4
12
20
62
73
7
16
3
1,222
Widowed
include individuals who were unemployed or were not in the labor force.
1 Full-time includes those who usually work 35 or more hours per week; part-time includes those who usually work 1-34 hours per week; those who did not work last month
Source: Rose M. Kreider, “Number, Timing, and Duration of Marriages and Divorces: 2001: Household Economic Studies,” U.S. Census Bureau, February 2005, pp. 70–97,
http://www.census.gov/prod/2005pubs/p70-97.pdf, accessed November 2007.
13
21
64
3
73
8
19
17
36
30
18
9
32
36
17
5
3
23
45
18
7
4
2
Age
15 to 24 years (%)
25 to 34 years (%)
35 to 44 years (%)
45 to 54 years (%)
55 to 64 years (%)
65 years and over (%)
70
11
17
1
1,031
64
21
10
6
2,476
Separated
Race and Ethnicity
White Non-Hispanic (%)
Hispanic of any race (%)
African American (%)
Asian American and Pacific Islander (%)
Total (in thousands)
Married
Characteristics of People 15 Years and Over with Marital Event Within the Last Year: 2001
Characteristic at time of interview
Exhibit 1
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Percent Married by Age, 1880–2000
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Source: Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, “Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces,” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 21, 2 (Spring 2007): 32, via ProQuest, ABI/Inform,
www.proquest.com, accessed November 2007.
Exhibit 2
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eHarmony
Exhibit 3
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Factors Affecting the Risk of Divorce
Percent Decrease in
Risk of Divorce
-30
-24
-24
-14
-14
-13
Factors
Annual income over $50,000 vs. under $25,000
Having a baby seven months or more after marriage vs. before marriage
Marrying over 25 years of age vs. under 18
Own family of origin intact vs. divorced parents
Religious affiliation vs. none
Some college vs. high-school dropout
Source: David Popenoe, “The State of Our Unions: The Social Health of Marriage in America,” published by The National
Marriage
Project,
Rutgers
State
University
of
New
Jersey,
2007,
http://marriage.rutgers.edu/Publications/SOOU/TEXTSOOU2007.htm, accessed October 2007.
Exhibit 4
Marriage Markets across the World
U.S.
Canada
U.K.
France
Germany
Italy
Sweden
Marriage
Annual marriages per 1,000 unmarried adults
% of adult population currently married
% of adult population ever married
% of marriages where bride previously married
% of marriages where bride was older than 34
18
60
77
28
31
13
63
76
28
11
55
72
29
30
9
54
70
17
28
12
60
76
28
NA
11
60
73
6
15
9
45
64
24
33
Divorce
Divorces per 1,000 married people / year
% of adult population currently divorced
9
10
5
5
7
8
5
7
6
6
1
10
7
11
5
11
12
11
7
4
12
14
27
35
10
29
36
12
29
42
13
30
45
9
29
28
10
30
15
11
30
55
10
65
22
50
26
52
36
41
18
53
17
61
20
31
43
78
61
61
75
65
55
Cohabitation
% of nonmarital cohabitation
Fertility
Annual births per thousand people
Mean age at childbirth
Non-marital births (% of all births)
Attitudes: % Agree that…
Marriage is an out-dated institution
People who want children ought to get married
Divorce is the best solution when a couple
can’t seem to work out their problems (%)
Source: Adapted from Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers, “Marriage and Divorce: Changes and their Driving Forces,”
Journal of Economic Perspectives,” 21, 2 (Spring 2007): 40, via ProQuest, accessed November 2007.