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53. Marital Status of the Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin

[In millions, except percent (132.5 represents 132,500,000). As of March, except as noted. Persons 18 years old and over. Excludes members of Armed Forces except those living off post or with their families on post. Except as noted, based on Current Population Survey, see text, this section, and Appendix III]

 
BOTH SEXES BOTH SEXES BOTH SEXES MALE MALE MALE FEMALE FEMALE FEMALE
MARITAL STATUS, RACE AND - -
HISPANIC ORIGIN 1970 1980 1985 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 1970 1980 1985 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 1970 1980 1985 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
 
        Total 1 132.5 159.5 171.4 177.7 179.8 181.8 183.6 185.3 187.1 190.0 191.6 193.2 195.6 197.4 199.7 62.5 75.7 81.5 84.8 85.8 86.9 87.8 88.7 89.7 91.2 92.0 92.7 94.2 95.0 95.9 70.0 83.8 89.9 92.9 94.0 95.0 95.8 96.6 97.4 98.8 99.6 100.4 101.4 102.4 103.9
Never married 21.4 32.3 36.9 38.9 40.0 40.4 41.5 41.8 42.3 44.2 43.9 44.9 45.9 46.6 47.6 11.8 18.0 20.5 21.5 22.2 22.4 22.9 23.2 23.6 24.7 24.6 24.9 25.4 25.5 25.8 9.6 14.3 16.4 17.4 17.8 17.9 18.5 18.6 18.6 19.5 19.3 20.0 20.5 21.0 21.9
Married 95.0 104.6 107.9 111.3 111.5 112.6 112.7 113.3 114.5 115.1 116.7 116.4 116.6 117.9 118.9 47.1 51.8 53.5 55.2 55.3 55.8 55.9 56.2 56.8 57.0 57.7 57.6 57.9 58.6 59.0 47.9 52.8 54.4 56.1 56.2 56.7 56.8 57.1 57.7 58.1 58.9 58.8 58.7 59.3 59.9
Widowed 11.8 12.7 13.5 13.5 13.8 13.8 13.7 13.9 13.7 13.3 13.4 13.5 13.7 13.6 13.5 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.3 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.2 2.3 2.5 2.7 2.6 2.5 9.7 10.8 11.4 11.2 11.5 11.5 11.3 11.3 11.2 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.1 11.0 10.9
Divorced 4.3 9.9 13.1 13.9 14.6 15.1 15.8 16.3 16.7 17.4 17.6 18.2 19.3 19.4 19.7 1.6 3.9 5.3 5.7 6.0 6.3 6.6 6.8 6.8 7.2 7.4 7.8 8.2 8.3 8.5 2.7 6.0 7.8 8.2 8.5 8.8 9.2 9.6 9.9 10.1 10.3 10.5 11.1 11.1 11.1
 
    Percent of total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never married 16.2 20.3 21.5 21.9 22.2 22.2 22.6 22.6 22.6 23.3 22.9 23.3 23.5 23.6 23.9 18.9 23.8 25.2 25.4 25.9 25.8 26.1 26.2 26.3 27.1 26.8 26.8 27.0 26.9 26.9 13.7 17.1 18.2 18.7 18.9 18.9 19.3 19.2 19.1 19.7 19.4 19.9 20.2 20.5 21.0
Married 71.7 65.5 63.0 62.7 62.0 61.9 61.3 61.1 61.2 60.6 60.9 60.3 59.7 59.7 59.5 75.3 68.4 65.7 65.1 64.4 64.3 63.6 63.3 63.4 62.5 62.7 62.1 61.5 61.7 61.5 68.5 63.0 60.4 60.4 59.8 59.7 59.3 59.1 59.2 58.8 59.2 58.6 57.9 57.9 57.7
Widowed 8.9 8.0 7.9 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.4 7.5 7.3 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 6.9 6.7 3.3 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.8 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.7 13.9 12.8 12.6 12.1 12.2 12.1 11.8 11.7 11.5 11.2 11.1 11.0 10.9 10.8 10.5
Divorced 3.2 6.2 7.6 7.8 8.1 8.3 8.6 8.8 8.9 9.2 9.2 9.5 9.9 9.8 9.9 2.5 5.2 6.5 6.8 7.0 7.2 7.5 7.6 7.6 7.9 8.0 8.4 8.7 8.8 8.9 3.9 7.1 8.7 8.8 9.1 9.3 9.6 9.9 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.5 11.0 10.8 10.7
 
      White, total 118.2 139.5 148.1 152.6 154.0 155.5 156.7 157.6 158.7 160.3 161.3 162.6 164.1 165.3 166.8 55.9 66.7 70.9 73.4 74.0 74.8 75.5 76.0 76.6 77.6 78.1 78.8 79.8 80.4 80.9 62.2 72.8 77.2 79.3 80.0 80.6 81.2 81.6 82.1 82.6 83.2 83.8 84.3 85.0 85.9
Never married 18.4 26.4 29.3 30.8 31.6 31.6 32.2 32.2 32.4 33.5 33.2 33.7 34.5 35.1 35.7 10.2 15.0 16.7 17.5 17.9 18.0 18.3 18.4 18.6 19.3 19.2 19.3 19.7 20.0 20.0 8.2 11.4 12.6 13.3 13.7 13.6 13.9 13.8 13.8 14.2 14.0 14.4 14.7 15.2 15.6
Married 85.8 93.8 96.3 98.6 98.6 99.5 99.8 100.1 100.9 100.9 102.0 102.2 101.8 102.6 103.5 42.7 46.7 47.9 49.2 49.1 49.5 49.7 50.0 50.3 50.2 50.6 50.9 50.8 51.3 51.6 43.1 47.1 48.4 49.5 49.4 49.9 50.1 50.3 50.6 50.7 51.3 51.3 50.9 51.3 51.9
Widowed 10.3 10.9 11.4 11.5 11.7 11.7 11.5 11.7 11.5 11.3 11.3 11.5 11.7 11.5 11.3 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.9 2.1 2.3 2.1 2.1 8.6 9.3 9.7 9.6 9.8 9.8 9.6 9.6 9.5 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.4 9.3 9.2
Divorced 3.7 8.3 11.1 11.7 12.2 12.6 13.2 13.6 14.0 14.5 14.8 15.2 16.1 16.1 16.3 1.3 3.4 4.5 4.8 5.1 5.4 5.6 5.8 5.8 6.2 6.3 6.5 6.9 7.0 7.1 2.3 5.0 6.5 6.9 7.1 7.3 7.6 7.9 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.7 9.2 9.1 9.1
 
    Percent of total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never married 15.6 18.9 19.8 20.2 20.5 20.3 20.5 20.5 20.4 20.9 20.6 20.7 21.0 21.2 21.4 18.2 22.5 23.6 23.8 24.2 24.1 24.2 24.2 24.3 24.9 24.6 24.5 24.7 24.8 24.7 13.2 15.7 16.3 16.8 17.1 16.9 17.1 16.9 16.8 17.1 16.9 17.2 17.5 17.8 18.2
Married 72.6 67.2 65.0 64.6 64.0 64.0 63.7 63.5 63.6 62.9 63.2 62.8 62.1 62.1 62.0 76.3 70.0 67.6 67.0 66.4 66.2 65.8 65.5 65.7 64.6 64.9 64.5 63.8 63.8 63.8 69.3 64.7 62.7 62.4 61.8 61.9 61.8 61.6 61.6 61.4 61.7 61.3 60.4 60.4 60.4
Widowed 8.7 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.6 7.5 7.4 7.4 7.2 7.1 7.0 7.1 7.1 6.9 6.8 3.1 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.6 2.4 2.5 2.7 2.8 2.6 2.6 13.8 12.8 12.5 12.1 12.3 12.2 11.8 11.8 11.6 11.4 11.3 11.2 11.2 11.0 10.8
Divorced 3.1 6.0 7.5 7.7 7.9 8.1 8.4 8.6 8.8 9.1 9.1 9.3 9.8 9.8 9.8 2.4 5.0 6.4 6.6 6.8 7.2 7.4 7.6 7.5 8.0 8.1 8.3 8.7 8.7 8.9 3.8 6.8 8.5 8.7 8.9 9.0 9.3 9.6 10.0 10.1 10.1 10.3 10.9 10.7 10.6
 
      Black, total 13.0 16.6 18.6 19.5 20.0 20.3 20.6 21.0 21.3 21.8 22.1 22.3 22.8 23.1 23.6 5.9 7.4 8.3 8.8 9.0 9.1 9.3 9.5 9.6 9.8 9.9 10.0 10.2 10.3 10.5 7.1 9.2 10.3 10.8 11.0 11.2 11.4 11.5 11.7 12.0 12.2 12.4 12.6 12.8 13.0
Never married 2.7 5.1 6.4 6.7 6.9 7.1 7.7 7.8 8.0 8.5 8.5 8.8 8.9 9.0 9.2 1.4 2.5 3.1 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.7 3.8 3.9 4.1 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.3 1.2 2.5 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.4 4.6 4.7 4.8 5.0
Married 8.3 8.5 8.6 9.1 9.3 9.3 9.0 9.0 9.2 9.3 9.6 9.4 9.7 9.6 9.8 3.9 4.1 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.4 4.8 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 5.0
Widowed 1.4 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.7 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.8 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 1.1 1.3 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4
Divorced 0.6 1.4 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.6 2.7 2.8 0.2 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.1 0.4 0.9 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.7
 
    Percent of total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never married 20.6 30.5 34.6 34.3 34.6 35.1 37.1 37.4 37.6 38.9 38.4 39.2 39.1 38.9 39.2 24.3 34.3 37.8 37.0 38.0 38.4 40.2 40.4 40.8 42.4 41.7 42.1 41.5 40.9 40.7 17.4 27.4 32.0 32.1 31.9 32.5 34.5 35.0 34.9 36.2 35.8 36.8 37.2 37.3 37.9
Married 64.1 51.4 46.3 46.7 46.3 45.8 43.6 43.0 43.4 42.8 43.2 42.2 42.4 41.8 41.4 66.9 54.6 50.7 49.8 48.9 49.2 46.7 46.0 46.1 45.9 46.7 45.0 45.3 45.3 44.8 61.7 48.7 42.7 44.2 44.2 43.0 41.0 40.6 41.1 40.4 40.4 39.9 40.0 38.9 38.6
Widowed 11.0 9.8 9.6 9.0 8.8 8.5 8.6 8.8 8.6 7.4 7.6 7.2 7.2 7.6 7.6 5.2 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.7 3.6 4.5 4.4 3.0 3.1 2.8 3.3 3.7 3.7 15.8 14.3 14.3 13.1 13.0 12.4 12.7 12.3 12.0 11.0 11.3 10.7 10.4 10.7 10.7
Divorced 4.4 8.4 9.5 10.0 10.2 10.6 10.8 10.8 10.5 10.8 10.7 11.5 11.3 11.7 11.9 3.6 7.0 7.6 9.3 9.5 8.8 9.5 9.1 8.6 8.7 8.5 10.2 9.9 10.1 10.8 5.0 9.5 11.0 10.5 10.8 12.0 11.8 12.2 12.0 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.4 13.1 12.8
 
      Hispanic, 2 total 5.1 7.9 10.8 12.6 13.1 13.6 13.9 14.4 14.9 17.1 17.6 18.1 19.1 19.8 20.3 2.4 3.8 5.3 6.3 6.5 6.7 6.9 7.2 7.4 8.6 8.8 9.1 9.7 10.1 10.1 2.6 4.1 5.5 6.3 6.6 6.8 7.0 7.2 7.5 8.5 8.8 9.0 9.4 9.8 10.3
Never married 0.9 1.9 2.8 3.4 3.4 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.2 5.1 5.0 5.5 5.8 5.9 5.9 0.5 1.0 1.6 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.4 3.0 3.0 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.3 0.4 0.9 1.1 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.7 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.6
Married 3.6 5.2 6.8 7.7 8.1 8.4 8.5 8.7 9.0 10.0 10.4 10.6 11.1 11.7 12.1 1.8 2.5 3.3 3.8 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.8 5.1 5.1 5.5 5.8 6.0 1.8 2.6 3.5 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.6 5.1 5.3 5.5 5.6 5.9 6.1
Widowed 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7
Divorced 0.2 0.5 0.7 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.1 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9
 
    Percent of total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Never married 18.6 24.1 25.5 26.9 26.3 27.2 27.3 27.9 27.9 29.8 28.6 30.2 30.6 29.7 29.0 21.2 27.3 30.8 32.0 31.6 32.1 32.2 32.4 32.5 35.4 33.8 36.0 35.7 34.8 32.7 16.2 21.1 20.4 21.8 21.1 22.5 22.4 23.5 23.3 24.2 23.5 24.3 25.2 24.3 25.3
Married 71.8 65.6 62.7 61.5 62.3 61.7 61.1 60.3 60.4 58.3 59.3 58.3 58.1 58.9 59.4 73.8 67.1 61.5 60.6 61.4 60.9 60.2 60.0 59.7 56.4 57.9 56.3 56.9 57.5 59.6 70.0 64.3 63.8 62.3 63.1 62.4 61.9 60.7 61.1 60.2 60.7 60.3 59.3 60.3 59.3
Widowed 5.6 4.4 5.1 4.3 4.4 4.0 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.8 4.0 2.3 1.6 2.3 1.8 1.7 1.5 1.5 1.7 1.7 2.0 1.8 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.5 8.7 7.1 7.8 6.7 7.0 6.5 7.1 7.2 7.0 6.9 6.6 6.4 6.1 6.3 6.5
Divorced 3.9 5.8 6.7 7.4 7.1 7.0 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.5 7.9 7.7 7.6 7.7 7.6 2.7 4.0 5.4 5.6 5.4 5.5 6.0 5.9 6.1 6.2 6.6 6.3 5.8 6.4 6.3 5.1 7.6 8.0 9.2 8.8 8.5 8.6 8.7 8.6 8.7 9.2 9.0 9.3 9.1 8.8



1 Includes persons of other races, not shown separately.
2 Hispanic persons may be of any race. 1970 data as of April and based on census.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1970 Census of Population, vol. I, part 1, and Current Population Reports, P20-514, and earlier reports; and unpublished data.

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