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Interracial Married Couples, 1980–2006

(in thousands)

Race and origin of spouses 1980 1990 1995 2000 2004 2006
Married couples, total1 49,714 53,256 54,937 56,497 59,064 59,528
Interracial married couples, total2 651 964 1,392 1,464 2,157 2,274
 Black/White 167 211 328 363 413 403
  Black husband/White wife 122 150 206 268 287 286
  White husband/Black wife 45 61 122 95 126 117
 White/other race3 450 720 988 1,051 1,622 1,763
 Black/other race3 34 33 76 50 122 108
Hispanic/other origin (not Hispanic) 891 1,193 1,434 1,743 2,076 2,226
1. Includes other married couples not shown separately.
2. Interracial married couples with at least one spouse of white or black race.
3. “Other race” is any race other than white or black, such as American Indian, Japanese, Chinese, etc. This total excludes combinations of other races.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2008.

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Interracial Married Couples: 1960–1995 Population/Demographics Married Couples of Same or Mixed Races and Origins, 1980–2000

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