Interracial couples statistics reveal that honolulu, hawaii, has the highest rate of interracial marriages in america 42. (ncbi) (pewresearch) las vegas, nevada, comes in second place, with 31 of all marriages being interracial, followed by santa barbara, california, with 30. Apparently being products and beneficiaries of institutional racism, whoever wrote the section on marital instability among interracial and same-race couples just went ahead and assumed white divorce rates after 10 years of marriage were normal, because they only showed percentages for how other racial groups deviated from the white stats, as if to say that everyone except white couples were a bunch of. This change varied across states and counties and for specific interracialinterethnic combinations. There are seven types of interracialinterethnic married-couple combinations that make up 95. The largest of these is non-hispanic whites married to hispanics, which increased in 43. A chart depicting american approval and disapproval of interracial marriage from 1958 to 2007. In the decades that followed, the nations views on interracial marriage have undergone a slow sea change. Since the ruling, which is celebrated annually on loving day, interracial and inter-ethnic marriages have steadily increased in america, from around 5 of all weddings in 1970 to 18 in 2015. Interracial couples consist of a white spouse with an asian, hispanic or black spouse. , native americans are most likely to marry outside of their race and currently have a 56 percent intermarriage rate. Among white newlyweds, there is no notable gender gap in intermarriage 12 of men and 10 of women had married someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015. The same was true in 1980, when 4 of recently married men and 4 of recently married women had intermarried. Overall, the most common type of intermarriage is between a partner who is white and one who is hispanic of any race those relationships accounted for 38 of all intermarriages in 2010. Virginia verdict made interracial marriage bans illegal across the country. 8 of all new marriages were between blacks and whites, nearly twenty times higher than in 1950. And more than 15 were intermarriages marriages between people who dont identify as the same racial or ethnic group, up from 6. Despite lagging behind asian and hispanic newlyweds, black and white newlyweds experienced the most dramatic growth in the rate of interracial and interethnic marriages.