And the Top 25 Most Expensive Places to Marry Are..

By Jamie Miles for TheKnot.com

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Each year we survey nearly 20,000 brides that have gotten married in the last year to find out the national average cost of a wedding, style preferences, and other key details. We ranked the top 25 most expensive places to marry (by wedding spend). And (not terribly surprising) Manhattan ranks as the most expensive spot to marry. See the list!

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1. New York City (Manhattan): $76,687
2. Chicago, IL: $49,810
3. New York Metro (Long Island, Hudson Valley and NYC Outer Boroughs): $49,002, $46,300, $39,602
4. Northern/Central New Jersey and Southern New Jersey: $48,496, $35,375
5. Rhode Island: $47,399
6. Santa Barbara/Ventura, CA: $42,319
7. Boston, MA: $39,239
8. Philadelphia, PA: $38,369
9. Connecticut: $38,009
10. San Francisco, CA: $35,344
11. Los Angeles, CA: $35,308
12. San Diego and Orange County/Inland Empire, CA: $34,136, $33,848
13. Baltimore, MD: $33,366
14. Washington, DC/Northern Virginia/suburban Maryland: $33,118
15. Houston, TX: $31,978
16. Southern Florida (Miami, Fort Lauderdale and surrounding areas): $31,288
17. Savannah, GA: $30,618
18. Sacramento/Reno/Tahoe: $30,458
19. Hawaii: $29,636
20. Illinois: $29,489

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