Special Report

States Where Couples Have Been Married the Longest

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1. West Virginia
> Median duration of current marriage (2019): 22.5 years
> Median age at first marriage (male): 28.6 — 13th youngest
> Median age at first marriage (female): 26.3 — 8th youngest
> Widowed, as of 2019: 7.9% — the oldest
> 25-35 pop: 11.8% (211,267 total) — the youngest
> 18-62 pop: 54.8% (982,503 total) — 2nd youngest
> 65 and over pop: 20.5% (367,400 total) — 3rd oldest

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