Chart: Iowa's declining state of matrimony
Iowa's marriage and divorce rates edged up last year, according to new U.S. Census data.
By the numbers: There were 6.5 divorces per 1K Iowans 15 and older last year, half a percentage point higher than in 2021.
- Marriage rates increased from 15.5 to 16.4 during that time.
Yes, but: Rates have generally trended downward since 2009 when the divorce rate was 10.5 per 1K and the marriage rate was 21.5.
The intrigue: Half of U.S. adults now say they're open to signing a prenup.
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