And it's not just newlyweds - the same mirror-opposite gender gaps appeared in the full census in 2000 among blacks and Asians.
In three quarters of Asian/white marriages the husband was white but in about three quarters of black/white marriages the wife was white.
The good news is, heterosexual daters' profiles reveal that members of all races and ethnicities have essentially equal "match percentages", or degree to which other users have desired responses to their questions.
So if race is not a factor in decision-making users should send evenly distributed responses to interested parties of all races.
If a same-race partner is preferred, there are equal opportunities for desirable matches.
The OK Cupid blog, user data from their dating website is analyzed in fascinating ways.White, Asian-American, Native American, Latino, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander and black men all wrote back to African-American women at about a 20% lower rate than they did to all other races and ethnicities!(Yes, even black men sent fewer responses to black women than all other women).Steve Sailor found that the interracial gender gap was even sharper for cohabiting black couples.Five times as many black men were living with white women as white men living with black women, and a little over twice as many white men cohabited with Asian women as Asian men cohabited with white women. The same study found (after statistically controlling other factors) that in metropolitan areas in which larger percentages of black men were married to non-black women, black women were less likely to be married than in other cities .