The 10 best places to get married in America if you don't want to spend a lot of money

Tucson ArizonaAnton Foltin/ShutterstockThe average American wedding costs $35,329 — but there are affordable alternatives.

The average American wedding costs $US35,329 ($AU46,000) — the highest it’s ever been.

That’s according to new data from wedding planning site The Knot, which conducted its tenth annual Real Weddings Study to uncover how much brides and grooms across the country are paying to get hitched.

For the study, The Knot surveyed over 13,000 men and women who said “I do” in 2016 to determine the average cost of weddings in America, including everything from the price of the dress to the venue to the cake.

But not every wedding has to cost an arm and a leg. Below, Business Insider highlighted the 10 most affordable places to get married in the US. If you want to tie the knot without landing yourself in debt, check it out. The prices are in US dollars:

10. Oklahoma -- $23,302

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

9. Nevada -- $23,239

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Reno, Nevada.

8. Iowa -- $23,098

Ames, Iowa.

7. Tucson, Arizona -- $22,175

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Saguaro National Park near Tucson, Arizona.

6. Idaho -- $22,098

Swan Valley, Idaho.

5. Oregon -- $21,854

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Portland, Oregon.

4. West Texas -- $21,688

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El Paso, Texas.

3. Montana -- $20,794

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Bozeman, Montana.

2. Utah -- $20,337

Salt Lake City, Utah.

1. Arkansas -- $19,522

Hamilton Lake, Arkansas.

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