Iowa’s Gay Marriage By The Numbers


As Iowans celebrate same-sex equality, we’re breaking down the marriage minutia in easy number format! So what’s required to get gay married in State No. 3?

3 — Number of days usually required in Iowa before a marriage license is granted and a ceremony can be performed, though a judge can waive this rule.

18 — Minimum age of both partners

35 — Number of dollars required to pay the marriage license fee

2 — Witnesses required

2 — Number of people permitted to be part of the marriage

1 — Number of years at least one person in the marriage must live in Iowa to be granted a divorce