Engagement rings: They're a big deal. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy And they're also a big business. In 2012, US couples spent around $11 billion on engagement and wedding rings. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy Wedding site the Knot recently surveyed 14,000 users to find out their engagement ring habits, and came up with a surprising array of data. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Hulu Among the data: People tend to spend around 3 1/2 months looking for an engagement ring, and the most popular rings are round-cut stones. beverlydiamonds.com Advertisement Perhaps most surprisingly, the average engagement ring now costs $6,351. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF HBO And most people look at at least two dozen rings before settling on the one they want to propose with. So many rings! Business Insider partnered with jeweler Ritani to determine where the most and least expensive rings are purchased. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Gipny Utahns spent the least on rings, averaging $3,518 per sparkly bauble. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Warner Bros. While Californians spent the most — averaging $10,241 per ring. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy DAMN. Advertisement Other states at the lower end include Vermont ($3,941), South Dakota ($4,832), and Minnesota ($5,630). Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy States that spent more on average included Massachusetts ($8,426), North Carolina ($9,225), and Wisconsin ($8,766). Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Giphy Click here to check out the full list of engagement ring costs per state. And tell us: Does this list check out? If you've bought an engagement ring, does it line up with the average cost in your state? Share On facebook Share On facebook Share On vk Share On vk Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share On twitter Share On twitter Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Omg It's Prime Day!