The average number of guests at a wedding is 189. The average wedding budget, not including the honeymoon, is $27,882 US Dollars (USD). In the 25 to 44 year-old age range, 79% of women and 71% of men have been married.
More Marriage Facts:
- The average age of brides is 24 and grooms 28.
- For first marriages that end in divorce, the marriage lasts an average of 6.8 to 7.2 years. This might be where the seven-year itch myth comes from.
- In 2008, there were 2,162,000 marriages in the U.S. — almost 6,000 per day.
- August and June are almost tied for the most popular wedding month.
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