Turns out, most Texans actually follow the ‘half-your-age-plus-seven’ marriage rule

What began as an investigative data pursuit turned out to be a strong example of how data can be used in lifestyle pieces. After it was published, this piece hit the top of Austin360’s most read list.

My initial goal: How many Texans get married before age 18?

The end result: How many Texans follow a dating standard?



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