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In 2007, Americans opposed legalizing same-sex marriage by a margin of 54% to 37%.In 2017, more favored (62%) than opposed (32%) allowing gays and lesbians to marry legally.The growth in online dating can be seen particularly among young adults.
, a share that has remained relatively stable in recent years but is down 9 percentage points over the past quarter-century. Census Bureau, in 2017, the median age at first marriage had reached its highest point on record: 29.5 years for men and 27.4 years for women. adults who are married, 7% were cohabiting in 2016.
A total of 15% of American adults have used online dating sites and/or mobile dating apps, according to a 2015 Pew Research Center survey, up from 11% who reported doing so in 2013.
Roughly four-in-ten Americans (41%) know someone who uses online dating, and 29% know someone who has entered a long-term relationship via online dating.
Among previously married women, 54% said in a 2014 Pew Research Center survey that they did not want to marry again, compared with 30% of men.
One-in-six newlyweds (17%) were married to someone of a different race or ethnicity in 2015.
Intermarriage is more common in certain metropolitan areas, as well as in urban rather than rural areas.