1859

Year Oregon became the 33rd state—sweetly, on Valentine’s Day

16

Portland’s rank in Forbes magazine’s 2009 list of the 40 best cities for singles (New York City was No. 1)

26,143

Number of marriages in Oregon in 2008

14,809

Number of divorces in Oregon in 2008

3,534

Number of births in Oregon in November 2008—nine months after Valentine’s Day

120

Height, in feet, of the Columbia River Gorge’s Bridal Veil Falls

70

Percentage of domestic partnerships filed by women in 2008

66,816

Number of heart-shaped chocolates sold by Moonstruck Chocolate Co for Valentine’s Day in 2009

88

Number of minutes of kissing required to burn off the 85 calories in one heart-shaped chocolate

129

Number of licensed marriage counselors in Portland