Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Saturday, October 28, 2017

New York's Low Divorce Rate

From The New York Post:

Forget Virginia, New York is for lovers!

Love is alive in the Empire State, which has the country’s fourth lowest divorce rate, new data reveals.

And couples stuck it out even more often New Jersey, which ranked the third best place to get hitched, according to census data compiled by the blog 24/7 Wall Street.

In New York, only 12.9 per 1,000 married people called it quits in 2016, according to census data. In New Jersey 12.7 per 1,000 people split the same year.

Read more here.

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So nice to know about the low divorce rate in new york and this is surprising as New York is one of the most dynamic places in the country, where people work more, have little time for each other and yet finding ways to keep the relationship alive and kicking. Some serious relationship goals for the rest of the country.

Posted by: Dan Winster | Nov 2, 2017 11:00:51 AM

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