Statistics of black men dating white women
And more than 15% were “intermarriages” – marriages between people who don’t identify as the same racial or ethnic group, up from 6.7% in 1980.
Americans on whether they believed it was acceptable for Blacks and Whites to date each other.
That discrepancy could result in a household that earns about ,000 less each year, according to Brookings.
Children from households with single, or unwed parents are more likely to have both lower educational attainment and lower income levels, according to data from the Center for Law and Social Policy.
And more than ever, people of higher educational and income attainment are choosing to marry each other, instead of selecting mates from different educational backgrounds.
But those figures are small and Marks concedes that income alone isn’t enough to bolster intergenerational mobility, which is especially tenuous within the black community.
When it comes to what's more important to securing positive mobility for a family, money is helpful, but education wins out.In 1970, only 37 percent of college-educated men had a spouse with a similar level of education.