Hereâ€™s some statistics based on small study research of couples throughout the world, these fun factâ€™s may actually guide you through serious situations. About 45% of couples who begin cohabiting, do not marry. Another 5-10% remain living together but do not marry. Couples who do marry after living together are 50% more likely to divorce than those who do not. Currently 52% of the male U.S. population is married while for women the percentage is 48. Currently 9% of the male population in the U.S. is divorced while this statistic for women shows 12%. For both men and women, being married more then three times, remains at 5%. The state with the highest percentage of married women is Idaho with 58%, while Nevada has the highest divorce rate of 16%.