Marriage rates hit new all-time low

New data shows more young people are waiting to marry – and there’s no shortage of opinions on why that’s happening. According to the latest available census data, the percentage of U.S.

Census: Marriage rate at 93-year low, even including same-sex couples

The Census Bureau reported Thursday that the nation’s marriage rate is the lowest since 1920, and the first-time inclusion of same sex married couples did little to reverse the decline. According to Pew Research Center analysis, the marriage rate of Americans 18 and older hit a bottom of 50.3 percent in 2013, down from 50.

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