The U.S. Census has posted a press release with Valentine’s Day related data: Valentine’s Day 2010: Feb. 14. It includes a variety of facts and figures tied to typical topics for the day including candy, flowers, dating, and marriage. A few examples:

  • 23.8 pounds: Per capita consumption of candy by Americans in 2008.
  • 112,185: The number of marriages performed in Nevada during 2008.
  • 27.6 and 25.9 years: Median age at first marriage in 2008 for men and women, respectively.
  • 8: Average length, in years, of first marriages ending in divorce.

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