Runaway Brides: Marriage rate hits new historic low

December 16, 2011   // 0 Comments

(TIME) In America, getting married is not nearly as popular as it used to be. Now, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis released on Dec. 14, marriage rates have hit a historic low. Only a smidgen over half of Americans are currently married, down from 72% in the 1960s. Between 2009 and 2010 alone, the marriage rate declined by 5%. It's not entirely clear what's behind the drop - the ...

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