Friday, October 24, 2014

Census data breaks down Elkhart County marriages by race, age and sex

Breakdown of Census statistics paints an interesting picture of marriage in Elkhart County.

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 1:27 p.m.

Many Hoosiers tried to determine what it means to be married when a federal judge in June successfully struck down Indiana’s gay marriage ban (for a few days, anyway).

What about Elkhart County specifically? When it comes to marital status, what’s “normal?” What isn’t? How do we compare to Indiana and the United States?

According to census data, the answers are different for nearly every demographic.

The infographic below breaks marriage down by race, age and sex. Hover over the graphs or click on the bubbles for more details.

What do you think? Are you surprised by the data? Do you think these numbers will change in the near future?

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