According to the US Census Bureau, the median age of first marriages in 1970 was 22.5 years for men and for 20.6 years for women.

## What was the average marrying age?

32 years old Today, the average marriage age is 32 years old, according to the WeddingWire Newlywed Report. Just 12 years ago, the average couple got married at age 27, and according to demographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the average marriage ages for men and women were 22.9 and 20.3 in 1950—not even 75 years ago!

How has the median age of first marriage in the United States changed from 1970 to 2009? It has risen by about four years.

## What was the average age for marriage in the 1800s?

At the end of the 18th century, the average age of first marriage was 28 years old for men and 26 years old for women. During the 19th century, the average age fell for English women, but it didnt drop any lower than 22.

Median age at first marriage in the U. S. has increased steadily since 1970. In 2008, median age at first marriage was 28 years old for men and 26 years old for women. This means that half of men were younger than 28 years old, and half of women were younger than 26 years old when they married for the first time.

## What age did they marry in the 1800s?

They didnt marry young. At the end of the 18th century, the average age of first marriage was 28 years old for men and 26 years old for women. During the 19th century, the average age fell for English women, but it didnt drop any lower than 22.