2016 State of North Carolina and 2014-2016 County Life Expectancy at Birth
  
  Sex Race
  Total Male Female White African American
Geographic Area L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%)
State of North Carolina 77.4 77.3-77.5 74.8 74.7-75.0 79.9 79.8-80.0 78.3 78.2-78.4 74.9 74.7-75.1
Alamance County 77.6 77.1-78.0 74.9 74.3-75.5 80.0 79.4-80.6 78.7 78.3-79.2 74.5 73.5-75.5
Alexander County 77.7 76.8-78.6 75.3 74.1-76.6 80.3 79.1-81.5 77.7 76.8-78.6 81.2 78.4-84.0
Alleghany County 77.2 75.4-79.0 75.1 72.4-77.8 79.5 77.2-81.9 77.7 76.0-79.3 N/A     N/A    
Anson County 74.2 73.0-75.3 72.8 71.3-74.3 75.5 73.7-77.3 76.1 74.6-77.6 72.6 71.0-74.3
Ashe County 77.6 76.5-78.7 74.7 73.2-76.3 80.6 79.2-82.0 77.8 76.7-78.8 N/A     N/A    
Avery County 78.6 77.3-79.9 77.7 76.0-79.5 79.5 77.4-81.6 78.2 76.8-79.6 N/A     N/A    
Beaufort County 75.8 74.9-76.7 72.3 70.9-73.6 79.4 78.4-80.5 76.9 76.0-77.9 73.1 71.4-74.8
Bertie County 75.8 74.3-77.2 74.0 72.0-76.1 77.4 75.3-79.5 77.2 75.1-79.4 74.9 73.0-76.8
Bladen County 74.2 73.1-75.3 71.5 69.9-73.0 76.9 75.4-78.3 75.8 74.6-77.1 72.3 70.4-74.3
Brunswick County 78.6 78.1-79.2 75.7 74.9-76.6 81.5 80.9-82.2 78.5 77.9-79.1 78.5 77.0-80.0
Buncombe County 78.8 78.5-79.2 76.2 75.7-76.7 81.3 80.8-81.7 79.2 78.9-79.6 73.8 72.4-75.1
Burke County 76.3 75.7-76.9 73.6 72.8-74.5 79.0 78.2-79.8 76.1 75.4-76.7 76.4 74.2-78.6
Cabarrus County 78.5 78.1-78.9 76.3 75.7-76.8 80.5 80.0-81.0 78.9 78.5-79.3 77.4 76.4-78.4
Caldwell County 75.1 74.5-75.8 72.5 71.6-73.5 77.8 77.0-78.6 75.2 74.5-75.8 76.8 74.2-79.4
Camden County 78.6 77.1-80.1 75.9 73.7-78.1 81.6 79.6-83.5 79.1 77.4-80.8 76.4 72.6-80.2
Carteret County 78.4 77.7-79.1 75.9 74.9-76.8 81.0 80.1-81.9 78.4 77.7-79.1 78.9 75.8-81.9
Caswell County 76.8 75.6-78.0 74.6 73.0-76.2 78.8 77.1-80.5 76.4 75.0-77.8 77.8 75.6-80.0
Catawba County 76.4 76.0-76.9 73.8 73.2-74.4 79.1 78.6-79.7 76.9 76.4-77.3 73.7 72.2-75.2
Chatham County 82.6 81.9-83.3 79.9 78.9-81.0 85.2 84.2-86.1 83.8 83.1-84.5 78.0 76.0-80.0
Cherokee County 76.8 75.6-78.0 75.0 73.4-76.6 78.6 76.8-80.3 76.9 75.7-78.1 N/A     N/A    
Chowan County 77.2 75.7-78.7 74.0 71.7-76.3 80.5 78.6-82.3 77.7 75.7-79.6 76.2 73.5-78.8
Clay County 78.7 76.9-80.6 75.5 72.6-78.5 82.3 80.3-84.2 78.9 77.1-80.7 N/A     N/A    
Cleveland County 74.3 73.8-74.9 71.9 71.1-72.7 76.8 76.1-77.5 75.0 74.4-75.6 71.9 70.7-73.2
Columbus County 74.3 73.6-75.1 71.4 70.2-72.5 77.4 76.4-78.5 74.7 73.7-75.7 73.6 72.1-75.0
Craven County 77.1 76.5-77.6 74.3 73.6-75.1 79.8 79.0-80.5 77.8 77.2-78.4 74.6 73.4-75.8
Cumberland County 76.4 76.1-76.7 73.8 73.3-74.2 78.8 78.4-79.3 77.2 76.8-77.6 75.5 75.0-76.0
Currituck County 78.1 77.0-79.1 76.6 75.1-78.1 79.5 78.0-80.9 78.2 77.2-79.2 77.2 73.0-81.4
Dare County 79.8 78.9-80.7 77.4 76.1-78.6 82.3 81.1-83.5 79.9 79.0-80.8 79.4 74.0-84.8
Davidson County 76.4 75.9-76.8 73.8 73.1-74.4 78.9 78.4-79.5 76.6 76.2-77.1 75.0 73.5-76.5
Davie County 78.0 77.2-78.9 75.8 74.5-77.0 80.2 79.1-81.3 78.1 77.2-79.0 76.3 72.9-79.6
Duplin County 78.1 77.3-78.8 74.9 73.9-76.0 81.2 80.3-82.2 79.5 78.7-80.3 75.3 73.8-76.9
Durham County 80.0 79.7-80.3 77.1 76.6-77.6 82.6 82.2-83.0 82.2 81.8-82.6 76.8 76.2-77.3
Edgecombe County 74.4 73.6-75.2 70.9 69.7-72.1 77.7 76.6-78.7 75.0 73.7-76.2 74.3 73.2-75.4
Forsyth County 78.3 78.0-78.6 76.0 75.6-76.4 80.4 80.0-80.7 79.2 78.9-79.5 76.0 75.5-76.6
Franklin County 78.2 77.4-78.9 75.7 74.6-76.7 80.7 79.7-81.6 79.1 78.3-79.9 76.1 74.7-77.5
Gaston County 75.7 75.3-76.0 73.1 72.6-73.6 78.1 77.6-78.6 75.7 75.3-76.1 75.1 74.1-76.1
Gates County 77.8 76.2-79.5 74.8 72.4-77.2 81.0 78.9-83.1 78.1 76.2-80.0 78.2 75.4-81.0
Graham County 77.9 76.2-79.6 75.6 73.1-78.0 80.3 77.9-82.6 78.4 76.8-80.1 N/A     N/A    
Granville County 78.5 77.7-79.2 76.3 75.2-77.3 80.6 79.6-81.5 79.0 78.1-79.8 77.2 76.0-78.5
Greene County 77.8 76.7-78.9 75.1 73.7-76.5 80.4 78.6-82.2 79.2 78.0-80.5 76.3 74.3-78.2
Guilford County 78.7 78.5-79.0 76.0 75.7-76.4 81.2 80.9-81.5 79.9 79.7-80.2 76.3 75.9-76.7
Halifax County 75.1 74.3-76.0 71.5 70.3-72.7 78.8 77.7-79.8 76.7 75.5-77.9 74.1 72.9-75.2
Harnett County 76.7 76.2-77.2 74.1 73.4-74.8 79.2 78.5-79.8 77.0 76.5-77.6 75.9 74.8-77.0
Haywood County 77.7 77.0-78.5 75.0 74.0-76.1 80.5 79.5-81.4 77.8 77.1-78.5 N/A     N/A    
Henderson County 79.2 78.7-79.7 77.1 76.3-77.8 81.3 80.6-82.0 79.4 78.9-79.9 73.4 70.7-76.0
Hertford County 76.1 74.7-77.4 73.2 71.4-75.1 78.7 76.8-80.6 79.3 77.6-81.1 74.2 72.5-76.0
Hoke County 77.6 76.8-78.4 75.1 74.0-76.3 80.0 78.9-81.1 78.0 76.9-79.1 77.3 75.9-78.8
Hyde County 77.6 75.5-79.8 76.5 74.2-78.9 78.9 75.3-82.4 78.6 76.6-80.6 74.2 67.3-81.0
Iredell County 77.6 77.2-78.0 75.7 75.1-76.3 79.4 78.9-80.0 78.1 77.7-78.6 74.1 72.8-75.4
Jackson County 78.2 77.3-79.1 75.7 74.4-77.0 80.8 79.6-82.1 79.3 78.4-80.2 N/A     N/A    
Johnston County 78.0 77.6-78.4 75.8 75.2-76.4 80.0 79.5-80.6 78.3 77.9-78.7 78.0 76.9-79.1
Jones County 78.5 76.9-80.1 76.2 73.8-78.7 80.8 78.8-82.9 78.5 76.6-80.3 78.8 75.5-82.1
Lee County 77.0 76.3-77.7 74.1 73.0-75.1 79.8 78.9-80.8 78.4 77.7-79.2 72.9 71.2-74.6
Lenoir County 75.2 74.4-75.9 72.7 71.6-73.7 77.5 76.5-78.5 76.9 75.9-77.8 72.9 71.6-74.1
Lincoln County 77.1 76.6-77.7 75.2 74.3-76.0 79.2 78.4-80.0 77.4 76.8-78.0 76.1 73.3-78.9
McDowell County 76.1 75.3-77.0 73.4 72.2-74.6 79.0 77.8-80.1 76.0 75.1-76.9 77.6 73.7-81.4
Macon County 77.8 76.8-78.8 74.6 73.1-76.1 81.1 79.9-82.4 77.7 76.7-78.8 N/A     N/A    
Madison County 77.1 75.9-78.4 73.4 71.5-75.4 81.0 79.6-82.5 77.0 75.7-78.2 N/A     N/A    
Martin County 75.3 74.1-76.5 72.6 70.8-74.3 78.0 76.4-79.5 75.8 74.3-77.4 74.7 72.9-76.5
Mecklenburg County 80.2 80.0-80.4 77.6 77.4-77.9 82.5 82.3-82.7 82.3 82.1-82.5 76.7 76.4-77.0
Mitchell County 76.3 74.9-77.6 73.1 71.1-75.1 79.7 78.0-81.4 76.3 74.9-77.6 N/A     N/A    
Montgomery County 78.2 77.2-79.2 76.0 74.5-77.5 80.3 78.9-81.6 79.8 78.8-80.9 73.6 71.0-76.1
Moore County 79.6 79.0-80.2 76.3 75.4-77.2 83.0 82.3-83.7 80.6 80.0-81.2 74.7 72.9-76.4
Nash County 75.9 75.3-76.5 72.7 71.9-73.6 79.0 78.2-79.8 77.1 76.4-77.8 74.6 73.7-75.6
New Hanover County 79.0 78.7-79.4 76.2 75.7-76.8 81.6 81.2-82.1 80.1 79.7-80.4 73.4 72.3-74.4
Northampton County 75.2 73.7-76.7 72.8 70.7-75.0 77.6 75.5-79.8 77.0 74.6-79.5 73.9 72.0-75.9
Onslow County 77.0 76.6-77.5 74.7 74.1-75.4 79.3 78.7-79.9 77.2 76.7-77.7 77.1 75.9-78.3
Orange County 81.5 81.1-82.0 79.5 78.8-80.2 83.3 82.7-83.9 82.5 82.0-83.0 75.1 73.7-76.5
Pamlico County 76.6 74.7-78.5 73.0 70.0-76.1 80.7 78.7-82.8 77.2 75.2-79.2 74.0 69.3-78.7
Pasquotank County 76.9 76.1-77.7 75.3 74.1-76.5 78.5 77.3-79.6 77.6 76.5-78.6 75.9 74.5-77.3
Pender County 77.3 76.5-78.0 74.5 73.4-75.7 80.3 79.3-81.2 78.2 77.3-79.0 73.2 71.2-75.2
Perquimans County 78.5 77.0-79.9 76.8 74.7-78.9 80.1 78.0-82.1 78.9 77.2-80.6 77.1 74.1-80.0
Person County 76.8 75.9-77.6 74.5 73.2-75.8 78.9 77.7-80.1 77.7 76.8-78.7 74.5 72.6-76.4
Pitt County 78.1 77.7-78.5 75.2 74.5-75.8 80.7 80.1-81.4 80.0 79.5-80.5 74.9 74.1-75.7
Polk County 79.4 78.0-80.8 77.8 75.7-79.8 81.0 79.2-82.9 79.3 77.9-80.8 81.8 74.7-88.9
Randolph County 76.7 76.3-77.1 74.9 74.3-75.5 78.5 77.9-79.1 76.8 76.4-77.3 76.1 74.2-78.0
Richmond County 74.1 73.3-74.9 71.8 70.6-72.9 76.4 75.3-77.5 74.6 73.6-75.6 72.7 71.2-74.2
Robeson County 73.6 73.0-74.1 70.1 69.3-70.8 77.0 76.3-77.7 74.9 74.1-75.8 72.4 71.3-73.5
Rockingham County 75.6 75.0-76.2 72.8 71.9-73.6 78.4 77.6-79.2 76.4 75.8-77.0 72.7 71.2-74.1
Rowan County 75.3 74.8-75.8 72.9 72.3-73.6 77.7 77.0-78.3 75.7 75.2-76.2 73.6 72.4-74.9
Rutherford County 75.3 74.7-76.0 72.4 71.5-73.4 78.2 77.3-79.1 75.7 75.0-76.4 73.4 71.4-75.5
Sampson County 75.3 74.6-76.0 72.0 70.9-73.0 78.6 77.7-79.6 76.1 75.2-76.9 73.2 71.7-74.7
Scotland County 75.2 74.2-76.1 72.4 71.1-73.8 77.8 76.4-79.2 75.7 74.3-77.2 74.6 73.0-76.1
Stanly County 76.3 75.7-77.0 73.9 73.0-74.9 78.9 78.0-79.8 76.6 75.9-77.3 74.2 72.0-76.4
Stokes County 76.5 75.6-77.3 74.0 72.7-75.3 79.0 77.9-80.1 76.6 75.8-77.5 76.4 72.4-80.4
Surry County 76.3 75.7-77.0 73.9 73.0-74.8 78.7 77.8-79.6 76.4 75.8-77.1 74.8 71.5-78.1
Swain County 75.2 73.8-76.5 71.8 69.7-73.8 78.7 76.9-80.5 77.5 75.9-79.0 N/A     N/A    
Transylvania County 80.6 79.6-81.6 78.4 77.0-79.8 82.6 81.2-84.0 80.7 79.7-81.7 76.9 71.9-81.8
Tyrrell County 78.7 75.9-81.4 79.3 76.3-82.4 77.7 73.1-82.2 76.6 72.6-80.5 81.7 78.4-85.0
Union County 79.5 79.2-79.9 77.6 77.1-78.2 81.4 80.9-81.9 80.3 79.9-80.7 76.2 75.1-77.3
Vance County 74.8 74.0-75.7 71.6 70.4-72.8 77.9 76.7-79.1 76.6 75.4-77.7 73.4 72.2-74.7
Wake County 81.5 81.3-81.7 79.3 79.0-79.5 83.5 83.3-83.7 82.4 82.2-82.6 77.6 77.2-78.0
Warren County 76.8 75.4-78.1 73.9 71.9-75.9 79.9 78.0-81.7 78.4 76.4-80.4 75.5 73.7-77.4
Washington County 77.4 75.8-79.0 73.6 71.2-76.1 80.8 78.7-82.9 78.8 76.4-81.1 75.5 73.1-78.0
Watauga County 82.0 81.2-82.8 80.0 78.9-81.1 84.0 82.9-85.0 82.1 81.3-82.8 N/A     N/A    
Wayne County 76.8 76.3-77.3 74.1 73.4-74.8 79.5 78.8-80.2 78.1 77.6-78.7 74.8 73.9-75.8
Wilkes County 76.1 75.4-76.8 73.7 72.7-74.6 78.6 77.5-79.6 76.3 75.6-77.0 75.4 72.3-78.5
Wilson County 77.3 76.6-77.9 73.7 72.8-74.6 80.6 79.8-81.5 78.9 78.1-79.6 75.9 74.9-77.0
Yadkin County 77.0 76.2-77.9 74.2 73.0-75.5 80.0 78.7-81.2 77.2 76.3-78.1 77.4 72.4-82.4
Yancey County 77.9 76.7-79.1 76.2 74.5-77.9 79.7 78.1-81.3 78.1 76.9-79.3 N/A     N/A    
 
L.E.: Life Expectancy at Birth.
C.I.(95%): 95 percent Confidence Interval
 
Life expectancy is the average number of additional years that someone at a given age would be expected to live if
current mortality conditions remained constant throughout their lifetime