Most currently married women have been married for at least fifteen years

More than half of women currently married have reached their 15-year wedding anniversary. Compared to 1996, recent current marriages tend to be slightly more enduring, regardless of race, reflecting the leveling off of divorces and longer life expectancy, according to the Census Bureau.

Currently married women reaching 15-year anniversary, by race

Most currently married women have been married for at least fifteen years

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), 1996 and 2008.