No more ‘marriage gap’ for college-educated women

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White women with college degrees are now just as likely to get married as their less-educated counterparts, ending what researchers once thought of as a “marriage penalty” for generations of young women who sought out higher education.

A new report shows that the marriage gap, though once large, turned around for white women starting with those born in the early 1970s. Now ages 35 to 39, these women have been as likely to marry as those who did not graduate from college, according to the report done by the Pew Research Center.

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