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• The most common wedding size in Vermont is an equal split between 50-100 and 101-150 guests, with half of the weddings in the state falling in this range. Super-small weddings — less than 25 people — account for about 15 percent, while just 2 percent of couples spring for large celebrations with more than 300 guests.

• Lamoille County couples spent, on average, about $29,000 on their weddings in 2017, and about $32,000 in Washington County. The average for Vermont in 2017: about $31,200. However, a third of couples spend less than $10,000, another third spend less than $20,000, and the rest spend $20,000 and above — with just over one percent tipping over the $100,000 mark.

• In Stowe, about 25 percent of brides and grooms fall into the 25 to 29-year-old age range. Early thirties and early twenties are the next most popular ages — but nearly one-fifth of local weddings happen at age 50 and beyond.

• The majority of couples who get married in Vermont already live in the state — but not by much, according to theweddingreport.com. Couples who travel to the Green Mountains to wed account for about 44 percent of the Vermont wedding market.

• Average distance couples travel for their Vermont wedding:

  • 200+ miles: 15%
  • 50 to 200 miles: 18%
  • 25 to 50 miles: 31%
  • Less than 25 miles: 36%

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