Average Of Text

Is it possible in XL2003 to get an average based on text values.

For example in each row in a single column I have text values like: Single, Married, Divorced, etc...

Can I get a single result return in text format for the average text data recorded in that column.

A2 = Single
A3 = Married
A4 = Single
A5 = Divorced
A6 = Single

i.e. the total majority of data = Single

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