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Barely half of U.S. adults are married

Record few have ever walked down the aisle

Just over half of U.S. adults are married, while the number who have never said wedding vows is at a record low. The median age of a first marriage has never been higher, and it's likely that the percentage of adults who are married will drop below 50 percent within a few years.

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