Weddings and Marriage in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on weddings and marriage in the United States

This Statista dossier on weddings and marriage in the United States provides figures and statistics on wedding costs, marriage rates and numbers, and opinions of Americans regarding same-sex marriage, as well as marriage as an institution. Additionally, it contains facts on divorce rates and costs.

Table of contents

  • 1. Weddings
    • Americans' current relationship status in 2017

    • Median age of U.S. Americans at their first wedding 2016, by race and origin

    • Median age of U.S. Americans at their first wedding 1997-2017, by sex

    • Engagement in the United States in 2017, by month

    • Average expenditure for a wedding in selected states of the United States in 2017

    • Average costs for a wedding in the United States in 2017, by item

  • 2. Marriage
    • Number of married couples in the U.S. 1960-2018

    • Marital status of the U.S. population, by sex 2018

    • Number of marriages in the U.S. 1990-2017

    • USA - Marriage rate 1990-2017

    • Marriage rates in the U.S. 2017, by state

    • Interracially married couples in the U.S. 2018, by race and Hispanic origin

    • Survey on the legalization of same-sex marriages in the U.S. 1996 to 2018

    • Share of inhabitants in same-sex marriages in the United States as of 2015

    • Americans' moral stance towards polygamy in 2018

  • 3. Divorce
    • Number of divorces in the U.S. 1981-2017

    • U.S. - divorce rate 1990-2017

    • The most expensive divorces among celebrities, by settlement

    • Americans' moral stance towards divorce in 2018

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