Must-Know Millennial Marriage Statistics [Current Data]

Summarized & Collected by: Vamps.ai | Last Updated: 7/22/2024

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"In 2018, the median age for a first marriage in the United States was 30 years for men and 28 years for women."

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"Around 57% of millennials are unmarried in 2017."

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"Millennials are almost three times as likely to remain unmarried by the age of 32 compared to their silent generation counterparts."

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"36% of millennials believe that living together before marriage is essential."

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"About 40% of millennial couples are choosing to cohabit instead of marrying."

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"50% of millennials believe that prenuptial agreements are necessary before getting married."

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"67% of millennial women would prefer to stay at their jobs rather than become stay-at-home moms."

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"49% of millennials delay marriage due to financial burdens."

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"25% of millennials marry someone with student loan debt."

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"The divorce rate dropped by 18% from 2008 to 2016, largely due to millennials opting for more stable marriages."

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"62% of millennials who married in 2014 had a ceremony with religious elements, compared to 75% of the previous generation."

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"77% of millennials prefer to live with their partner before marriage."

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"64% of millennials believe that living together before marriage is a good way to test their relationship compatibility."

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"The overall percentage of millennials getting married by the age of 32 has declined from 47% in 1980 to 29% in 2015."

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"Millennials are 51% more likely to marry someone of a different race or ethnicity than are baby boomers."

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"In 2019, 9% of married millennials had a spouse with a different religious affiliation."

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"33% of millennials feel that it is important for their partner to share their political beliefs."

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"An increase of 1% in the unemployment rate is associated with a 3% decrease in the likelihood of millennial marriage."

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