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Average Age of Marriage for Americans Throughout History

The Marrying Age, Through the Ages


In 2008 the average American man got married at 28, and the average woman at 25. These facts got me wondering: how do these marrying ages compare to past generations?

I did some digging through US Census data, and found some trends. See if you can guess at what ages Americans, past and present, like to tie the knot!

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The Marrying Age, Through the Ages

In 1890, at what age did the average man get married?

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