If you've planned a wedding you know the costs add up fast.  You have the venue, flowers, dress, announcements, food, bar, DJ, and it keeps going from there.

Some people do their wedding on a budget while some just go nuts.  Valuepenguin.com broke down the avereage cost of a wedding by state.

Turns out the average cost of a wedding in South Dakota is among the least expensive at $14,437.  The state with the highest average is Southern Florida at a cost of $51,073.

Here's the average of what people are spending on weddings in a few states:

  • South Dakota = $14,437 total / $103 per guest
  • Iowa = $13,637 / $97 per guest
  • Minnesota = $19,084 / $136 per guest
  • Nebraska = $14, 388 / $103 per guest
  • North Dakota = $14,437 / $103 per guest
  • Nevada = $41,502 / $296 per quest
  • Mississippi = $12,769 / $91 per guest

How much did you spend on your wedding?  Looking back would you have done anything differently?


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