Fun Wedding Statistics

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Every year an average of 2.4 million weddings are performed in the U.S

Today’s median age for first-time brides is 27 years. For grooms, it’s 29 years old.

The median age for remarriage is 34 for brides and 37 for grooms

Each weekend an average of 44,230 weddings take place

23 million bridesmaids and groomsmen attend brides and grooms each year

The average number of wedding guests is 165

88 percent of Americans marry at least once in their lifetime

The average amount spent on a wedding gift is in the $70-$100 range

The average amount spent on wedding bands for the couple is $1,575

The average amount spent on a bridal gown is $1,075

David’s Bridal accounts for 20% of all bridal-gown sales