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But only 19 percent of Houston-area marriages between 20 were intermarriages, according to the Pew report.
That puts Houston below dozens of metropolitan areas, including Miami, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Austin and other major Sun Belt cities.
Houston's rate of intermarriage may be relatively low because its different racial/ethnic communities are so large, argues Jenifer Bratter, a sociologist at Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.case 50 years ago struck down a state ban on interracial marriage.Since then, rates of intermarriage have steadily crept upward; by 2015, 17 percent of newlyweds were couples with different backgrounds, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.Honolulu tops the list, with 42 percent of recent marriages happening between partners of different racial or ethnic backgrounds.Places like Albuquerque, San Diego and Sacramento are all in the high 20s. So, for example, 34 percent of recently married white people in Honolulu were part of an interracial or interethnic marriage.