Most people marrying over age 35 have been married before

Among people who got married in the past year, more than half of those ages 35-44 had been married before. For those ages 45 and older, only 21% are marrying for the first time — and almost 30% have been married twice (or more).

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Source: My analysis of ACS data from IPUMS.org.

 

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  1. Can’t believe people marry a second, let alone a third or fourth time. Have they learned nothing?

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  2. Pingback: Check that: Most marrying people are remarrying above age 31 | Family Inequality

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