According to The Knot, the average wedding cost $32,641 in 2015 in the US.
The top 10 list is dominated by the East Coast with Manhattan leading at $82,299 and Alaska the lowest, at Alaska$17,361.
The average cost of a wedding is $32,641. Of course a lot is lost in averages, but it still provides a useful reference point.
Here at Perfect Muslim Wedding, we continue to provide you the best ideas about how to plan a wedding and get the most bang for your buck.
In the Knot’s survey, the average wedding has 139, guests at a cost per guest of $237. Muslim Weddings are typically larger with an average around 250 guests, with a lower cost per guest.
Although money is an important factor in the kind of wedding you can throw, we will leave you with a quote, for where to focus your energies in wedding planning by Maya Angelou: “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
Other 2015 Interesting Wedding Statistics
Wedding Dress Cost (average): $1,469
Marrying Age (average): Bride, 29; Groom, 31
Most Popular Month to Get Engaged: December (16%)
Length of Engagement (average): 14.5 months
Most Popular Month to Get Married: October (17%) and September (15%)
Popular Wedding Colors: Ivory/White (47%), Blue (39%), Pink (30%), Metallics (34%), Purple (21%)
Percentage of Destination Weddings: 21%