National Average Cost of Prom Tops $1,000

With Plainview's prom tonight, what did you spend?

A recent national survey indicated that American parents will spend an average of nearly $1,100 per child on their senior prom this year.

That's a national average, which means in Plainview and on Long Island, the costs are probably averaging much more.

With tonight, we're wondering:

What did you spend?

Remember, besides dresses and tuxedos, there's the limo, the tickets, the photos, the pre-prom party, the post-prom party (or weekend), and any assortment of other costs related to the big night.

Take our poll. Please give us a ballpark figure:


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