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State Marriage Rates: Which Are The Highest?

10/11/2011 03:36 am ET | Updated Dec 10, 2011

It's probably not surprising to learn that quickie-wedding capital Nevada and tropical paradise Hawaii have the highest marriage rates in the country. But did you know that the state with the smallest population also ranks on this list?

According to the most recent National Vital Statistics report, sparsely-populated Wyoming has the ninth-highest rate marriage in the country, at 8.2 unions per 1,000 people. Click through the slideshow below to learn which other surprising states celebrate the most marriages.

Marriage Rates By State
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