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Obituary Notice Length by State

Obituary Notice Length by State

With more than 1,500 newspaper partners and 3,500 funeral home partners, Legacy.com’s vast database of obituaries gives us unique insight into obituary-related trends across the United States. This month, we’re looking at how the length of obituary differs across the...

Obituary Readers by State: Audience Demographics

Obituary Readers by State: Audience Demographics

At Legacy, we understand the people who visit online obituaries and why. Every day, we look at the demographics of our users to identify areas of opportunity that ultimately lead to site updates and innovations. Our analytics team looked at demographic data by state...

Trends in Funeral Service: Cremation

Trends in Funeral Service: Cremation

Cremation has been a hot topic in the funeral profession for years. As more and more families choose cremation over burial as their preferred method of disposition, funeral directors must adapt to changes in consumer behavior. About the Research For this analysis, we...

Trends in Funeral Service: Celebration of Life

Trends in Funeral Service: Celebration of Life

What do people want? That’s the big question in every service profession, but it seems that keeping up with consumer trends related to funerals can prove more difficult - each individual and family is different, after all. How do we anticipate whether families want a...