Interracial marriage is on the rise, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
The report, which came out Thursday, indicates that there has been a major jump in interracial marriage rates from 1980 -- the first year from which rich Census data on interracial marriage are publicly available -- when just 3 percent of married couples were mixed-race (the last U.S. anti-miscegenation laws were lifted in 1967). In 2010, 1 in 12 married couples in the U.S. were interracial couples, reports the Pew Center.
Click through the slideshow below to see some of the most surprising findings from the Pew report.
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