What Do Wyoming Mothers Have in Common With Women In Only Three Other States?
Here's a fascinating fact for you: Wyoming is one of only four states in the country where women are likely to get married before having children.
According to the most recent statitics from the United States Census Bureau, the average age for a woman's first marriage in Wyoming is 25.5.
By way of comparison, the average age for a woman to give birth to her first child in Wyoming is 27.1.
Along with Wyoming, Ohio, Utah and Washington are the only states with a lower average marriage age than birth age.
The website Mental Floss studied data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that also shows women across the country are waiting longer for marriage and children than ever before.
In 1970, the average age for a woman to deliver her first child in Wyoming was 21 years old.