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Most Expensive States to Propose

When it comes to popping the question, not all states are created equal when it comes to the cost of getting down on one knee. According to analysis, Washington is the most expensive state in the nation to buy an engagement ring—at an average price of $10,109. In contrast, South Dakota is the least expensive state for an engagement ring at a much more budget-conscious $3,005.

In second place is California with its pricey rings averaging $9,482 and Illinois takes third with an average of $9,197. Kansas ($8,947) and New Jersey ($8,842) round out the top five most expensive states for a diamond engagement ring.

Though not all states are equal when it comes to purchasing that special sparkly token of love (and financial commitment!), there’s no shortage of options available no matter which part of America you call home—meaning that no matter what your budget may be there’s sure to be something perfect available almost everywhere!

#StateCost of Engagement Ring by State
1Washington$10,109
2California$9,482
3Illinois$9,197
4Kansas$8,947
5New Jersey$8,842
6Florida$8,809
7New York$8,785
8Michigan$8,535
9Massachusetts$8,193
10Texas$8,063
11Louisiana$7,959
12Virginia$7,934
13Kentucky$7,918
14South Carolina$7,874
15Ohio$7,796
16Maryland$7,553
17Pennsylvania$7,552
18Tennessee$7,368
19North Carolina$7,133
20Missouri$7,071
21Minnesota$7,050
22Georgia$6,868
23New Hampshire$6,832
24Arizona$6,684
25Wyoming$6,670
26North Dakota$6,631
27Nevada$6,560
28Montana$6,353
29Alaska$6,143
30New Mexico$5,996
31Nebraska$5,873
32Colorado$5,858
33Hawaii$5,733
34Wisconsin$5,661
35Arkansas$5,422
36Oklahoma$5,294
37Alabama$5,255
38Idaho$5,197
39Rhode Island$5,185
40Oregon$5,126
41West Virginia$4,968
42Iowa$4,939
43Vermont$4,911
44Connecticut$4,261
45Indiana$4,181
46Mississippi$4,106
47Delaware$4,024
48Utah$3,682
49Maine$3,184
50South Dakota$3,005

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Alabama

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$5,255

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#37

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$6,143

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#29

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$6,684

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#24

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Arkansas

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$5,422

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#35

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California

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$9,482

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#2

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Colorado

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$5,858

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#32

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Connecticut

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$4,261

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#44

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Delaware

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$4,024

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#47

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Florida

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$8,809

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#6

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Georgia

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$6,868

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#22

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Hawaii

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$5,733

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#33

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Idaho

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$5,197

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#38

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Illinois

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$9,197

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#3

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Indiana

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$4,181

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#45

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Iowa

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$4,939

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#42

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Kansas

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$8,947

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#4

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Kentucky

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$7,918

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#13

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Louisiana

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$7,959

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#11

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Maine

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$3,184

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#49

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Maryland

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$7,553

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#16

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Massachusetts

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$8,193

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#9

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Michigan

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$8,535

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#8

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Minnesota

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$7,050

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#21

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Mississippi

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$4,106

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#46

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Missouri

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$7,071

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#20

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Montana

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$6,353

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#28

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Nebraska

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$5,873

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#31

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Nevada

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$6,560

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#27

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New Hampshire

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$6,832

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#23

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New Jersey

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$8,842

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#5

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New Mexico

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$5,996

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#30

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New York

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$8,785

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#7

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North Carolina

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$7,133

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#19

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North Dakota

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$6,631

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#26

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Ohio

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$7,796

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#15

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Oklahoma

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$5,294

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#36

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Oregon

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$5,126

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#40

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Pennsylvania

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$7,552

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#17

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Rhode Island

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$5,185

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#39

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South Carolina

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$7,874

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#14

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South Dakota

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$3,005

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#50

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Tennessee

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$7,368

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#18

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Texas

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$8,063

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#10

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Utah

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$3,682

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#48

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Vermont

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$4,911

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#43

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Virginia

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$7,934

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#12

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Washington

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$10,109

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#1

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West Virginia

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$4,968

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#41

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Wisconsin

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$5,661

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#34

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Wyoming

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$6,670

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#25

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