O'Fallon Has Most Married

1 decade 1 year 4 months ago Saturday, July 14 2007 Jul 14, 2007 Saturday, July 14, 2007 12:59:19 PM CDT July 14, 2007 in News
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O'FALLON (AP) - O'Fallon, a St. Louis suburb, has a new honor. It has the highest percentage of married people in the country. The city of about 74-thousand people tied with two cities for having more married people relative to its adult population than anywhere else in the nation. That's according to a recent survey commissioned by The New York Times. Socialexplorer.com, a demographics think tank in New York, determined that O'Fallon tied with Weston, Florida, and Surprise, Arizona, for the honor among 499 cities with populations of 65-thousand and over. In each city, about 69 percent of residents over the age of 15 are married. Meanwhile the city of St. Louis placed 400 out of 499 for married residents, with less than 31 percent of its population hitched.

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