Special Report

States Where Couples Have Been Married the Longest

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41. Wyoming
> Median duration of current marriage (2019): 19.0 years
> Median age at first marriage (male): 26.5 — the youngest
> Median age at first marriage (female): 25.4 — 2nd youngest
> Widowed, as of 2019: 5.2% — 11th youngest
> 25-35 pop: 13.2% (76,649 total) — 23rd youngest
> 18-62 pop: 55.6% (321,715 total) — 10th youngest
> 65 and over pop: 17.1% (98,789 total) — 24th oldest

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40. California
> Median duration of current marriage (2019): 19.1 years
> Median age at first marriage (male): 31.1 — 9th oldest
> Median age at first marriage (female): 29.4 — 8th oldest
> Widowed, as of 2019: 4.9% — 6th youngest
> 25-35 pop: 15.3% (6,036,052 total) — 6th oldest
> 18-62 pop: 59.3% (23,450,052 total) — 4th oldest
> 65 and over pop: 14.8% (5,834,998 total) — 7th youngest

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39. Oregon
> Median duration of current marriage (2019): 19.2 years
> Median age at first marriage (male): 30.6 — 14th oldest
> Median age at first marriage (female): 28.6 — 18th oldest
> Widowed, as of 2019: 5.1% — 10th youngest
> 25-35 pop: 14.1% (594,585 total) — 12th oldest
> 18-62 pop: 57.4% (2,421,388 total) — 21st oldest
> 65 and over pop: 18.2% (767,496 total) — 10th oldest

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38. Arkansas
> Median duration of current marriage (2019): 19.3 years
> Median age at first marriage (male): 27.0 — 3rd youngest
> Median age at first marriage (female): 25.8 — 4th youngest
> Widowed, as of 2019: 7.4% — 2nd oldest
> 25-35 pop: 12.8% (386,602 total) — 10th youngest
> 18-62 pop: 55.8% (1,682,789 total) — 14th youngest
> 65 and over pop: 17.4% (524,237 total) — 22nd oldest

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37. Tennessee
> Median duration of current marriage (2019): 19.5 years
> Median age at first marriage (male): 28.6 — 13th youngest
> Median age at first marriage (female): 27.1 — 15th youngest
> Widowed, as of 2019: 6.3% — 13th oldest
> 25-35 pop: 13.7% (934,878 total) — 20th oldest
> 18-62 pop: 57.5% (3,925,363 total) — 20th oldest
> 65 and over pop: 16.7% (1,138,965 total) — 23rd youngest