72 percent of whites in the south wanted to ban interracial couple.
A record 14.6% of all new marriages in the United States in 2008 were between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from one another
- Among all newlyweds in 2008, 9% of whites, 16% of blacks, 26% of Hispanics and 31% of Asians married someone whose race or ethnicity was different from their own.
- More than a third of adults (35%) say they have a family member who is married to someone of a different race. Blacks say this at higher rates than do whites;