- Of 115 million U.S. households in 2011, 55.5 million (48 percent) are married couples.
- Couples with at least one foreign-born spouse - one out of five.
- Couples that have one foreign-born spouse - 7 percent.
- Likelihood that the foreign-born spouse is the wife - 55 percent.
My parents were in that 7 percent category. One was foreign-born - my mother, in Holland,