Interracial Marriages are Up in the U.S.

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    The number of interracial marriages in the U.S. is up fivefold in the past fifty years.

    FOX's Anna Eliopoulos reports:

    A new analysis by the Pew Research Center on information collected by the 2015 census shows that one in six couples married that year are an interracial pair. That means one in every 10 married people, some 11 million Americans, have a spouse of a different race or ethnicity.

    The census also finds that the most common pairing in 2015 marriages were whites with Hispanics at 42 percent, followed by Asian and white at 15.

    However, the most stark increase in interracial marriages was among the black community with that number increasing some 12 percent since 1980.

    Anna Eliopoulos, FOX News.