Number of Marriages and Marriage Rates
by Age and Sex
Michigan Occurrences, 1997, 2007 and 2017

Age in Years Males Females
1997 2007 2017 1997 2007 2017
Rate Rate Number Rate Rate Rate Number Rate
< 20 4.0 2.5 477 1.4 11.6 6.8 1,184 3.7
20-24 43.0 31.6 7,503 20.9 57.8 45.9 11,035 32.2
25-34 43.2 38.5 26,705 41.5 37.3 36.1 27,133 43.4
35-44 15.3 14.7 10,772 18.8 13.4 12.4 9,484 16.3
45 + 5.8 5.4 12,073 5.8 3.5 3.7 9,835 4.3
Total 14.1 11.5 57,535 11.7 13.4 11.1 58,675 11.6
Median age at last birthday:
31 Median age at last birthday:
29

Note: Rates are the number of persons married per 1,000 population. The 15-19 population age group is used to calculate the rates for the marriages to persons under 20 years of age. 
Source: 1997, 2007 and 2017 Michigan Occurrence Marriage Files. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services ; Population Estimate (latest update 6/2018), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .