The Modern Cost of Marriage by State

When it comes to the total cost of a modern day wedding, a figure of $30,000 has been bandied about the internet for some time now. According to Thumbtack, however, the actual average cost of weddings is under half of that rumored amount, or $12,000 to be specific. As you can imagine, however, this price tag varies by state somewhat considerably by state. Click through for Thumbtack’s breakdown of the cost of getting hitched in Texas, California, Georgia, New York, and Illinois.

California = $12,371

Illinois = $12,626

Georgia = $10,693

Texas = $11,177

New York = $16,305