Fewer marriages in Nebraska every year. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services shows the number of marriages in Nebraska has been declining since 1970 while the age of people getting married gets older Over half of 12,000 people married in Nebraska in 2012, either the bride or the groom, was at least 30. Divorces are fewer in Nebraska, too. There was just over 6,000 divorces in 2012. More divorces are being granted to people in their 30s.