This applies to all women—black, white, Hispanic, Asian and Native American alike.
The median age at first marriage is now 27 for women and 29 for men, up from 20 for women and 23 for men in 1960.
In addition, shifting public attitudes, hard economic times and changing demographic patterns may all be contributing to the rising share of never-married adults.
In 1960, only about one-in-ten adults (9%) in that age range had never been married.
Men are more likely than women to have never been married (23% vs. And this gender gap has widened since 1960, when 10% of men ages 25 and older and 8% of women of the same age had never married.
Black women are not alone in having disproportionately high unintended pregnancy and abortion rates.
The abortion rate among Hispanic women, for example, although not as high as the rate among black women, is double the rate among whites.
Her team tested 133 children from schools that met very specific economic and demographic requirements.
In total, eight schools participated: four in the greater New York City area and four in Georgia.
The white teen employment rate in 2014 was 34 percent, compared to 26 percent among Latinos, 21 percent among blacks, and 19 percent among Asians.