Special Report

The Cost of a Wedding in Every State

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50. Mississippi
> Avg. wedding cost: $15,260
> Number of weddings in 2018: 16,449 (15th fewest)
> Avg. dress cost: $1,047 (the lowest)
> Avg. ring cost: $2,914 (the lowest)
> Median household income: $43,529 (the lowest)

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49. Alabama
> Avg. wedding cost: $17,216
> Number of weddings in 2018: 34,816 (22nd most)
> Avg. dress cost: $1,077 (5th lowest)
> Avg. ring cost: $2,998 (3rd lowest)
> Median household income: $48,123 (2nd lowest)

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48. Arkansas
> Avg. wedding cost: $17,433
> Number of weddings in 2018: 31,063 (23rd fewest)
> Avg. dress cost: $1,068 (2nd lowest – tied)
> Avg. ring cost: $3,015 (5th lowest)
> Median household income: $45,869 (3rd lowest)

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47. Kentucky
> Avg. wedding cost: $17,607
> Number of weddings in 2018: 32,065 (25th fewest)
> Avg. dress cost: $1,089 (7th lowest)
> Avg. ring cost: $3,032 (6th lowest)
> Median household income: $48,375 (4th lowest)

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46. West Virginia
> Avg. wedding cost: $18,228
> Number of weddings in 2018: 13,728 (14th fewest)
> Avg. dress cost: $1,129 (13th lowest)
> Avg. ring cost: $3,286 (21st lowest)
> Median household income: $43,469 (5th lowest)

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