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Prom stats

Prom night has been a part of the teenage experience since the early 20th century. This special dance and its surrounding activities provides vendors with plenty of chances to make money. Many people would be surprised to hear some of the numbers associated with all things prom.

$250 to $500: The amount spent on average for prom dresses per girl.

$60 to $80: The average cost of one prom entry ticket that includes a meal.

90: Percentage of teenagers who say their classmates are more likely to drink and drive on prom night.

$400: The amount many teens spend on prom transportation.

60: The average number of days guys think girls spend planning prom.

$6.6: The amount in billions that Americans spend annually on proms.

$120: The amount guys spend on average for a tuxedo rental.