Source: PBS

Based on studies conducted in 2015, more Americans are getting married to spouses outside of their own race and ethnicity.

According to the research, of the individuals married in 2015, 1 in 6 married someone from a different ethnic background.

Today, 11 million people have a partner whose ethnicity does not match their own, which constitutes the highest rate in US history.

Counties in states such as California, Arizona, and Florida have the highest proportions of interracial couples.

Before the passing of a law in 1967 that allowed individuals from different ethnicities to marry, interracial marriages were illegal in many states.

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Interracial Marriages More Prevalent Than Ever in US