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Valentine’s Day: By the Numbers

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Speaking of Valentine’s Day, keep reading to see how it breaks down by the numbers!

1,317. The number of candy and chocolate manufacturers in the U.S.  California has the most, Pennsylvania is second.

24.3. Total number of pounds of candy consumed by the average American in 2009.  That averages out to about one candy bar every one-and-a-half days.

18,509. The number of florists in the U.S.

26,683. The number of jewelry stores in the U.S.  Last February, they combined for $2.4 BILLION in sales.

2.1 MILLION. The number of marriages in the U.S. in 2009.  That’s an average of about 5,800 per day.

28.2 and 26.1. The average age of men and women, respectively, getting married for the first time in 2010.

73%. The percentage of married women who made it to their 10th anniversary.

393. The number of dating services in the U.S., including online dating sites.

19%. The percentage of married people who are on their second marriage.

8. The average length, in years, of first marriages that end in divorce.  For people who get remarried, it happens an average of three-and-a-half years after the first marriage ends.

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