(Closed) Spinoff: Did you spend more or less than is average for your area?

posted 10 years ago in Money
  • poll: How much did you spend compared to average in your area:

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  • Post # 3
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    No less option?

    Post # 4
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Considering I had a small budget way less than my area…lol

    Post # 5
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    There’s no option for less.  The average in my area is over 27K, we plan to keep it under 20K, hopefully around 15K. 

    Post # 6
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    More for where the wedding was held, avg for where we live/work (I voted more)

    Post # 7
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    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: October 2011 - Bed & Breakfast

    According to the site you linked, the “average” for our area is $26-44k. We are at the lowest end of that “average” range for everything, including our mini-moon (the site does not include honeymoon $$ in its calculations). So I guess we are actually less than average.

    Post # 8
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Way less. And that’s for a 300-400 person wedding. I would love to go to the ‘average’ wedding in my area, lol. I don’t think I know anyone who’s had the ‘average price’ wedding in my area.

    Post # 9
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    We spent about 1/3 of the lower end of average in our area.

    I don’t think I could’ve allowed myself to spend the “average” even if we had had it! That’s just ridiculous to me…

    Post # 10
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    We’re doing a destination wedding.  Here in Toronto, the avg is like $35k.  We are spending about $15k in Mexico~

    Post # 11
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    It says the average for my area is between $20K and $34K, which seems like a huge range to me. We’re spending under $10K but we’re only having about 60 guests.

    Post # 12
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    My average was 17k-28k for 120-134 people.  I spent around 25k, but for twice the number of people! 

    Post # 13
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Well, it says 40k is the average, and we are shooting for 24…so WAYYYY less.

    if you put your cursor on the bar graph, it shows you the average, not just the range.

    Post # 15
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    We spent more than the average where we got married (Indiana), but far, far less than the average where my parents live, which was our second choice location (Connecticut).

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