Category Archives: Data

2018 Median Age of Marriage

The US Census has released the median age of marriage stats for 2018. Here is the data for the last 19 years in table form (source has data back to 1890): Note:  I removed the duplicate for 2011 and just … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Marriage, Marriage Strike | 116 Comments

Fabius Maximus looks at post marriage America.

Larry Kummer at Fabius Maximus further explores the trend I described here in Becoming a post-marriage America: see the stories! Check out the excellent discussion at the bottom of Larry’s post as well.

Posted in Data, Fabius Maximus, Larry Kummer, Linkage, Marriage | 4 Comments

Updated U.S. Custody and Child Support Data (2015)

It has been over five years since I’ve posted new data on this, so I found the latest publication of Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support  (cached) from the US Census and updated the charts below.  The basic narrative is … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Data, Fatherhood, Motherhood | 40 Comments

2017 Never Married Data

After several years of interruption I’m finally able to pull never married data by race and age again via the U.S. Census CPS data tool.  This first chart uses three year averages to estimate the beginning, middle, and ending years in order … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Data, Finding a Spouse, Larry Kummer, Nevermarried, Status of marriage, Ugly Feminists | 91 Comments

Evidence of a “marriage strike”?

There are a few other points of interest in the chart I shared in my last post.  First is that the early gap in never married rates closes starting in men’s early thirties until it reaches parity in the 41 … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Data, Finding a Spouse, Marriage Strike, Uncategorized | 104 Comments