(Remember when I showed you guys how Freakanomics botched reporting on interracial kids?) In an effort to show you how fun numbers can be, let’s use stats to answer this question: Also, I’ll stick with marriage and cohabiting data instead of “hooking up.” It’s more straight forward and easier to quantify: People are either married (or living together) or they aren’t. So, I can crunch it to answer even better questions: Because I wanted the answers to be easy to understand and available to all, I worked with my friend PK to create simple infographics.More proof that the statistics presented here are reliable and valid can be found in the following research articles that have already been published in various academic journals across several disciplines. S.-raised (and therefore exclude first generation immigrants) and they all report similar proportions of Asian American intermarriage: Fourth, be sure to read the page that describes the Statistical Methodology and details how these statistics were calculated.Finally, as supporting evidence, the second table on this page (below) comes from the 2000 Census as well and it shows the percentages of unmarried Asian men and women who are living with members of the opposite sex.In other words, interracial couples are more likely to be found outside of the major metropolitan areas.Third, of course, you should not just take my word for it.Yet, like many black women, she is not immune to the twitch of anger evinced at the site of a black man with a white woman.
According to the 2010 Census in the United States, interracial divorce rates are comparatively higher than divorce rates between white couples.Tiya Miles is a Mac Arthur Fellowship “genius” grant recipient and lauded professor at the University of Michigan.Most would assume her intellect and accomplishments would place her above the petty concerns of average folk.A public sociologist, numbers get me really hot and bothered.Fewer people would hate math if they learned it in a practical way.