Young marrieds get older

Americans are marrying later, reports USA Today.

The age at first marriage has been climbing steadily for all racial, ethnic and socioeconomic groups. The median age is now the oldest since the U.S. Census started keeping track in the 1890s: almost 26 for women and almost 28 for men.

Teens want to get married — eventually — but think it’s OK to live together first, reports Mathematica.

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  1. Who can afford to get married and have kids anymore? Most 18-25 year olds can barely afford to feed themselves, much less support a family…