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Table 3 USA: percent cohabiting among women 25–29 in union, 1990–2011, by race and education

From: The second demographic transition, 1986–2020: sub-replacement fertility and rising cohabitation—a global update

  Census 1990 Census 2000 ACS 2007–2011
White non-Hispanic 9.9 16.1 23.2
Black 16.7 23.5 31.1
Hispanic 9.8 13.7 21.9
Less than complete high school (LSH) 13.6 16.2 24.3
High school or some college (HS or SC) 9.9 16.4 24.4
BA or higher 9.7 15.3 20.5
Total 10.3 16.0 22.9
  1. Lesthaeghe et al. (2016): authors tabulations based on the Censuses and American Community Survey samples from the IPUMS-USA database