Frost & Beck PC
Call today to speak with an accomplished family law attorney.
Phone: 303-731-6227

What recent statistics say about age and divorce

Most people who enter into marriage in Denver imagine that their union will last forever. Unfortunately, for many people, reality eventually sets in and they realize that this simply is not always true. A divorce can send a person’s life into upheaval and have them questioning how their circumstances compare to other people’s marriages and divorces. Some new statistics are out concerning at what age people are most likely to divorce.

The old saying is that half of all marriages will end in divorce. According to MSN, that number is now closer to 42 percent. In general, people are getting married later and marriages are lasting longer. The chances of a marriage falling apart also dramatically decrease once a couple hits the 20-year mark.

The age of 45 also seems to hold some significance. For people who are past their 45th birthday, they are more likely to be divorced if they are a man. For people who have not yet turned 45, they are more likely to be divorced if they are a woman. For heterosexual couples, people are most likely to have their marriages end when they are between the ages of 45 and 49.

In addition, Business Insider reports that historically, younger people were more likely to have ended a marriage and moved on to a subsequent relationship. However, recent data suggests that those that fall into that category are more likely to be older nowadays. At age 59, 43 percent of people are still on their first marriage while 42 percent were separate, divorced or remarried.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
begin a consultationbegin a consultation

Contact us now to set up a case evaluation:

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

Recent Blog Posts


#############getting infomation failed. is: 500 SSL upgrade failed: SSL connect attempt failed with unknown error error:14077410:SSL routines:SSL23_GET_SERVER_HELLO:sslv3 alert handshake failure

Centennial Office
6898 South University Blvd., Suite 110
Centennial, CO 80122

Toll Free: 866-604-2791
Phone: 303-731-6227
Fax: 303-648-5874
Centennial Law Office Map

Denver Office
44 Cook St.
Denver, CO 80206

Toll Free: 866-604-2791
Phone: 303-731-6227
Map & Directions

Boulder Office
4450 Arapahoe Ave.
Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80303

Toll Free: 866-604-2791
Phone: 303-731-6227
Map & Directions