Are wedding bells in your future? How old are you? Are you under or above the average and median marriage age in Iowa? That is a lot of questions, but there is a reason. Today we are looking at two different sources for these numbers in the great state of Iowa.

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Rebecca Adler Rotenberg, courtesy of Shore Fire Media

Personally I thought the age would be younger, but I was way off.

The Average Marrying Age

If you are under 25 and currently married... congrats you are beating the numbers... the age is 25.8 for women and 27.4 for men. According to these ages are the average in Iowa.

The average marrying age in Iowa is 25.8 for women and 27.4 for men.

Divorce is low as well and weddings don't break the bank.

This state has an incredibly low divorce rate - a great fact since weddings in Iowa average a cost of just over $18 thousand.

Iowa is really looking great.

The Median First Marriage Age In Iowa

For this one, if you are under 28 and currently married... congrats you are once again beating the numbers. The Median Age of first marriage in Iowa is 28.45.


You can see the full video here. I was shocked at how HIGH these numbers were. I was expecting early twenties not mid and late twenties, but the over all ages for every state was a bit higher than expected.


Are you married? How old were you when you finally tied the knot? Let us know on our app today. Congrats o your future marriage!

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