Special Report

The Cost of a Wedding in Every State

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50. Mississippi
> Cost of typical wedding: $15,581
> Number of weddings in 2017: 16,532 (15th fewest)
> Average dress cost: $1,049 (the lowest)
> Average ring cost: $2,841 (the lowest)
> Median household income: $40,528 (the lowest)

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49. Alabama
> Cost of typical wedding: $17,766
> Number of weddings in 2017: 34,964 (22nd most)
> Average dress cost: $1,089 (2nd lowest)
> Average ring cost: $2,951 (2nd lowest)
> Median household income: $44,758 (4th lowest)

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48. Arkansas
> Cost of typical wedding: $17,935
> Number of weddings in 2017: 30,933 (23rd fewest)
> Average dress cost: $1,119 (11th lowest)
> Average ring cost: $3,087 (7th lowest)
> Median household income: $42,336 (2nd lowest)

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47. Kentucky
> Cost of typical wedding: $18,223
> Number of weddings in 2017: 32,135 (25th fewest)
> Average dress cost: $1,104 (5th lowest)
> Average ring cost: $2,994 (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $44,811 (5th lowest)

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46. West Virginia
> Cost of typical wedding: $18,468
> Number of weddings in 2017: 13,780 (14th fewest)
> Average dress cost: $1,150 (17th lowest)
> Average ring cost: $3,096 (9th lowest)
> Median household income: $42,644 (3rd lowest)