Marriage Capital Of The World: Las Vegas

December 29, 2010 7:53 pm

Well, most of us know that Las Vegas is a very popular marriage destination. But how popular, exactly?

Get ready for this: More than 5 percent of all marriages in the US take place in Vegas.

“In 1996, there were 104,789 wedding licenses issued by Clark County, Nevada (where Las Vegas is located). In 2000, there were 120,629 marriage licenses issued. In 2005, there were 121,282 marriage licenses issued. That’s around 120,000 licenses issued out of around 2,400,000 licenses issued in the United States every year — or around 5% of the licenses issued in America every year.”

Statistics Source: Askdeb

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