Number of Marriages and Marriage Rates
by Age and Sex
Michigan Occurrences, 1998, 2008 and 2018

Age in Years Males Females
1998 2008 2018 1998 2008 2018
Rate Rate Number Rate Rate Rate Number Rate
< 20 3.7 2.5 492 1.5 11.0 6.7 1,100 3.4
20-24 41.2 31 7,135 20.1 55.7 44.5 10,477 30.8
25-34 41.7 38.4 26,109 39.5 36.2 36.2 26,617 41.8
35-44 15.5 14.4 10,238 17.7 13.4 12.2 8,915 15.2
45 + 6.0 5.1 11,922 5.7 3.7 3.5 9,736 4.2
Total 13.8 11.3 55,899 11.4 13.1 10.9 56,849 11.2
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: 1998, 2008 and 2018 Michigan Occurrence Marriage Files. Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services ; Population Estimate (latest update 7/2019), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .