The marriage capitals of every state

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wedding dayMost people would like to say their “I do’s” in a beautiful location or stunning venue. Beaches, luxury hotels and gardens come to mind. But where do married couples thrive once happily ever after begins? FindTheHome wanted to identify the U.S. cities in every state with the highest percentage of married adults.

FindTheHome looked at all cities with at least 30,000 people, except for those in Alaska and Vermont, for which the population threshold was 10,000. We then determined the percent of residents over the age of 16 who were married.

Once we found the city in each state with the highest percentage of married adults, we ordered the overall list from lowest to highest. The resulting marriage capitals ranged from 33 percent married on the low end to 79 percent married on the high end. Data comes from the American Community Survey‘s five-year estimates (from 2010-2014).

#50. Delaware: Dover

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 33.4%
Population: 36,826

#49. Maine: Lewiston

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 40%
Population: 36,410

#48. West Virginia: Parkersburg

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 43.7%
Population: 31,195

#47. Louisiana: Kenner

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 45.8%
Population: 66,926

#46. Montana: Great Falls

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 48.3%
Population: 59,017

#45. Rhode Island: Warwick

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 48.5%
Population: 82,065

#44. New Hampshire: Nashua

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 48.6%
Population: 86,799

#43. South Dakota: Sioux Falls

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 48.9%
Population: 160,964

#42. North Dakota: Bismarck

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 49.7%
Population: 65,123

#41. Vermont: South Burlington

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 50.1%
Population: 18,378

#40. Kentucky: Georgetown

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 50.7%
Population: 30,349

#39. New Mexico: Rio Rancho

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 52.1%
Population: 90,627

#38. Wyoming: Gillette

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 52.1%
Population: 31,110

#37. Mississippi: Olive Branch

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 53.4%
Population: 34,543

#36. Nebraska: Bellevue

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 54%
Population: 52,690

#35. Alaska: Badger

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 55.9%
Population: 21,175

#34. Nevada: Pahrump

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 55.9%
Population: 35,009

#33. Arkansas: Bentonville

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 57.4%
Population: 38,572

#32. Connecticut: Trumbull

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 57.7%
Population: 36,444

#31. Pennsylvania: Bethel Park

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 58.2%
Population: 32,338

#30. Oklahoma: Broken Arrow

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 58.7%
Population: 101,917

#29. South Carolina: Hilton Head Island

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 58.8%
Population: 38,497

#28. Oregon: Lake Oswego

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 59.6%
Population: 37,310

#27. Hawaii: East Honolulu

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 61.1%
Population: 48,926

#26. Alabama: Vestavia Hills

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 61.3%
Population: 34,061

#25. Michigan: Troy

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 61.4%
Population: 82,106

#24. Iowa: Urbandale

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 62.4%
Population: 41,157

#23. Idaho: Meridian

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 62.5%
Population: 81,025

#22. New York: New City

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 62.9%
Population: 33,874

#21. Minnesota: Maple Grove

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 63.4%
Population: 64,364

#20. Arizona: Marana

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 63.6%
Population: 37,028

#19. North Carolina: Wake Forest

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 63.6%
Population: 33,319

#18. Massachusetts: Lexington

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 63.7%
Population: 32,306

#17. New Jersey: Westfield

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 64.1%
Population: 30,647

#16. Colorado: Highlands Ranch

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 65.1%
Population: 101,350

#15. Wisconsin: Brookfield

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 65.2%
Population: 37,971

#14. Illinois: Northbrook

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 65.4%
Population: 33,396

#13. Georgia: Milton

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 66.1%
Population: 34,874

#12. Indiana: Carmel

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 66.3%
Population: 83,474

#11. Maryland: Potomac

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 66.3%
Population: 46,475

#10. Virginia: Linton Hall

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 66.4%
Population: 39,944

#9. Texas: Frisco

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 66.5%
Population: 130,499

#8. Ohio: Dublin

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 67.1%
Population: 42,378

#7. Missouri: Wildwood

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 69.1%
Population: 35,701

#6. Kansas: Leawood

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 69.7%
Population: 32,842

#5. California: Saratoga

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 70.1%
Population: 30,627

#4. Utah: Lehi

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 70.1%
Population: 51,982

#3. Tennessee: Brentwood

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 70.8%
Population: 39,059

#2. Washington: Sammamish

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 72.9%
Population: 49,077

#1. Florida: The Villages

 

Percent of Population That Is Married: 78.6%
Population: 61,046