Single life by the numbers in the U.S.

The third week of September is National unmarried and single Americans week. According to the U.S. Census, "the Buckeye Singles Council started "National Singles Week" in Ohio in the 1980s to celebrate single life and recognize singles and their contributions to society."

Click through to see stats about single Americans as well as the states with the lowest and highest marriage rates.

Seems Connecticut sweethearts aren't tying the knot much these days.

According to the most recent numbers (2015) from the Center for Disease Control, Connecticut had the lowest rate of marriage per 1,000 people in 2015, with a rate of 5.3.

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While the Nutmeg State may have the lowest number, it's not alone in the low-marriage-rate boat. Other nearby states like Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania also had a low marriage rate. In fact, most of the country falls somewhere between a rate of 5.2 to 8.5.

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This is in line with the national marriage rate that year, which was 6.9. The big exception is the country's marriage capital: Nevada. The home of Las Vegas comes in at number one with a marriage rate of 32.

The CDC lists marriage rates by year dating back to 1990. Across the board, most states have been pretty consistent in their rates, including Connecticut which only fluctuates between a rate of 5.2 and 5.9 from 1999 to 2015. In 1990, the rate was a bit higher at 7.9.