Valentine's Day: By the numbers

Posted: 1:56 PM EST Feb 13, 2014   Updated: 3:35 AM EST Feb 12, 2015

Valentine's Day is almost here. Check out the numbers behind this annual holiday celebrating love.

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$130.97 -- The per person average estimated amount that people will spend on Valentine's Day.


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