Weddings are big business across the United States. Here are some quick stats on how money meets matrimony, and the most popular places and ages at which to pledge your eternal devotion.
2,079,900: Weddings in the United States in 2012, according to market research by the Wedding Report.
$53.4 billion: Value of the wedding industry in the United States, according to market research by the Wedding Report.
$19 billion: Gifts purchased in 2010 from wedding registries, according to a marketing study from the University of Notre Dame.