2016 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 10,146,788 32,960 3.2 70,699 7.0
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 159,688 480 3.0 1,049 6.6
ALEXANDER 37,428 92 2.5 204 5.5
ALLEGHANY 10,848 48 4.4 78 7.2
ANSON 25,448 58 2.3 139 5.5
ASHE 26,924 101 3.8 182 6.8
AVERY 17,516 43 2.5 126 7.2
BEAUFORT 47,526 183 3.9 347 7.3
BERTIE 19,854 57 2.9 68 3.4
BLADEN 33,741 85 2.5 166 4.9
BRUNSWICK 126,953 289 2.3 860 6.8
BUNCOMBE 256,088 1,064 4.2 2,749 10.7
BURKE 88,851 304 3.4 509 5.7
CABARRUS 201,590 565 2.8 1,581 7.8
CALDWELL 81,449 226 2.8 537 6.6
CAMDEN 10,418 24 2.3 53 5.1
CARTERET 68,890 194 2.8 664 9.6
CASWELL 22,910 32 1.4 105 4.6
CATAWBA 156,459 462 3.0 1,060 6.8
CHATHAM 72,243 150 2.1 306 4.2
CHEROKEE 27,905 114 4.1 221 7.9
CHOWAN 14,383 40 2.8 87 6.0
CLAY 10,915 47 4.3 70 6.4
CLEVELAND 97,144 321 3.3 595 6.1
COLUMBUS 56,505 171 3.0 337 6.0
CRAVEN 103,445 301 2.9 844 8.2
CUMBERLAND 327,127 1,583 4.8 3,483 10.6
CURRITUCK 25,809 61 2.4 419 16.2
DARE 35,964 185 5.1 1,178 32.8
DAVIDSON 164,926 554 3.4 945 5.7
DAVIE 42,013 61 1.5 226 5.4
DUPLIN 58,969 163 2.8 290 4.9
DURHAM 306,212 777 2.5 2,278 7.4
EDGECOMBE 53,318 133 2.5 247 4.6
FORSYTH 371,511 1,194 3.2 2,308 6.2
FRANKLIN 64,705 208 3.2 353 5.5
GASTON 216,965 798 3.7 1,504 6.9
GATES 11,478 33 2.9 49 4.3
GRAHAM 8,558 29 3.4 72 8.4
GRANVILLE 59,031 146 2.5 287 4.9
GREENE 21,168 59 2.8 77 3.6
GUILFORD 521,330 1,539 3.0 3,539 6.8
HALIFAX 51,766 166 3.2 282 5.4
HARNETT 130,881 426 3.3 770 5.9
HAYWOOD 60,682 248 4.1 558 9.2
HENDERSON 114,209 335 2.9 743 6.5
HERTFORD 24,136 59 2.4 112 4.6
HOKE 53,262 63 1.2 298 5.6
HYDE 5,517 5 0.9 19 3.4
IREDELL 172,916 516 3.0 1,068 6.2
JACKSON 42,241 87 2.1 318 7.5
JOHNSTON 191,450 720 3.8 1,165 6.1
JONES 9,845 233 23.7 39 4.0
LEE 59,616 201 3.4 508 8.5
LENOIR 57,307 200 3.5 251 4.4
LINCOLN 81,168 274 3.4 529 6.5
MCDOWELL 45,075 175 3.9 285 6.3
MACON 34,376 132 3.8 360 10.5
MADISON 21,340 75 3.5 181 8.5
MARTIN 23,172 53 2.3 132 5.7
MECKLENBURG 1,054,835 3,623 3.4 7,242 6.9
MITCHELL 15,126 51 3.4 88 5.8
MONTGOMERY 27,418 95 3.5 136 5.0
MOORE 95,776 271 2.8 515 5.4
NASH 94,005 339 3.6 526 5.6
NEW HANOVER 223,483 883 4.0 2,061 9.2
NORTHAMPTON 20,000 26 1.3 64 3.2
ONSLOW 187,136 1,442 7.7 2,621 14.0
ORANGE 141,796 300 2.1 867 6.1
PAMLICO 12,821 41 3.2 67 5.2
PASQUOTANK 39,864 156 3.9 301 7.6
PENDER 59,090 127 2.1 271 4.6
PERQUIMANS 13,335 35 2.6 60 4.5
PERSON 39,284 108 2.7 173 4.4
PITT 177,220 573 3.2 1,157 6.5
POLK 20,334 37 1.8 149 7.3
RANDOLPH 143,416 428 3.0 733 5.1
RICHMOND 44,939 136 3.0 262 5.8
ROBESON 133,235 361 2.7 554 4.2
ROCKINGHAM 91,393 280 3.1 527 5.8
ROWAN 139,933 405 2.9 826 5.9
RUTHERFORD 66,421 232 3.5 469 7.1
SAMPSON 63,124 181 2.9 379 6.0
SCOTLAND 35,244 85 2.4 250 7.1
STANLY 60,791 208 3.4 370 6.1
STOKES 46,097 104 2.3 206 4.5
SURRY 72,113 281 3.9 549 7.6
SWAIN 14,346 47 3.3 149 10.4
TRANSYLVANIA 33,482 107 3.2 233 7.0
TYRRELL 4,141 8 1.9 20 4.8
UNION 226,606 535 2.4 850 3.8
VANCE 44,244 109 2.5 266 6.0
WAKE 1,046,791 2,982 2.8 7,038 6.7
WARREN 19,907 41 2.1 79 4.0
WASHINGTON 12,195 31 2.5 35 2.9
WATAUGA 53,922 128 2.4 441 8.2
WAYNE 124,150 458 3.7 992 8.0
WILKES 68,740 241 3.5 441 6.4
WILSON 81,661 290 3.6 485 5.9
YADKIN 37,532 156 4.2 306 8.2
YANCEY 17,678 77 4.4 131 7.4

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



2016 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 32,960 100.0 2,295 7.0 2,552 7.7 2,824 8.6 3,427 10.4 3,022 9.2 3,115 9.5 2,887 8.8 2,907 8.8 2,633 8.0 2,466 7.5 2,354 7.1 2,478 7.5
County of Occurrence 480 1.5 37 7.7 26 5.4 38 7.9 45 9.4 47 9.8 56 11.7 48 10.0 49 10.2 35 7.3 25 5.2 36 7.5 38 7.9
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 92 0.3 8 8.7 9 9.8 10 10.9 11 12.0 3 3.3 7 7.6 10 10.9 9 9.8 4 4.3 11 12.0 5 5.4 5 5.4
ALLEGHANY 48 0.1 1 2.1 3 6.3 3 6.3 6 12.5 6 12.5 1 2.1 7 14.6 2 4.2 7 14.6 2 4.2 6 12.5 4 8.3
ANSON 58 0.2 9 15.5 7 12.1 5 8.6 8 13.8 5 8.6 6 10.3 2 3.4 5 8.6 6 10.3 1 1.7 4 6.9 0 0.0
ASHE 101 0.3 3 3.0 4 4.0 14 13.9 10 9.9 10 9.9 10 9.9 11 10.9 13 12.9 5 5.0 6 5.9 10 9.9 5 5.0
AVERY 43 0.1 3 7.0 4 9.3 3 7.0 5 11.6 5 11.6 3 7.0 0 0.0 6 14.0 2 4.7 4 9.3 5 11.6 3 7.0
BEAUFORT 183 0.6 8 4.4 14 7.7 15 8.2 32 17.5 12 6.6 12 6.6 13 7.1 17 9.3 22 12.0 10 5.5 5 2.7 23 12.6
BERTIE 57 0.2 4 7.0 4 7.0 2 3.5 6 10.5 7 12.3 8 14.0 4 7.0 6 10.5 2 3.5 0 0.0 9 15.8 5 8.8
BLADEN 85 0.3 4 4.7 4 4.7 3 3.5 14 16.5 12 14.1 6 7.1 5 5.9 13 15.3 6 7.1 9 10.6 6 7.1 3 3.5
BRUNSWICK 289 0.9 14 4.8 24 8.3 20 6.9 28 9.7 36 12.5 33 11.4 15 5.2 27 9.3 35 12.1 17 5.9 22 7.6 18 6.2
BUNCOMBE 1,064 3.2 53 5.0 78 7.3 79 7.4 101 9.5 97 9.1 100 9.4 68 6.4 109 10.2 87 8.2 111 10.4 80 7.5 101 9.5
BURKE 304 0.9 19 6.3 28 9.2 20 6.6 44 14.5 26 8.6 19 6.3 43 14.1 28 9.2 19 6.3 20 6.6 11 3.6 27 8.9
CABARRUS 565 1.7 32 5.7 49 8.7 48 8.5 58 10.3 39 6.9 36 6.4 36 6.4 76 13.5 53 9.4 58 10.3 36 6.4 44 7.8
CALDWELL 226 0.7 14 6.2 8 3.5 20 8.8 33 14.6 24 10.6 18 8.0 26 11.5 24 10.6 16 7.1 18 8.0 12 5.3 13 5.8
CAMDEN 24 0.1 2 8.3 3 12.5 4 16.7 1 4.2 3 12.5 3 12.5 1 4.2 1 4.2 3 12.5 1 4.2 0 0.0 2 8.3
CARTERET 194 0.6 12 6.2 13 6.7 18 9.3 9 4.6 32 16.5 15 7.7 19 9.8 15 7.7 10 5.2 12 6.2 22 11.3 17 8.8
CASWELL 32 0.1 1 3.1 3 9.4 2 6.3 5 15.6 2 6.3 7 21.9 2 6.3 3 9.4 2 6.3 3 9.4 1 3.1 1 3.1
CATAWBA 462 1.4 42 9.1 26 5.6 36 7.8 38 8.2 41 8.9 61 13.2 36 7.8 34 7.4 52 11.3 30 6.5 14 3.0 52 11.3
CHATHAM 150 0.5 14 9.3 10 6.7 18 12.0 9 6.0 13 8.7 16 10.7 8 5.3 12 8.0 11 7.3 10 6.7 15 10.0 14 9.3
CHEROKEE 114 0.3 11 9.6 8 7.0 5 4.4 9 7.9 12 10.5 8 7.0 4 3.5 18 15.8 13 11.4 6 5.3 13 11.4 7 6.1
CHOWAN 40 0.1 1 2.5 2 5.0 5 12.5 3 7.5 5 12.5 2 5.0 6 15.0 4 10.0 3 7.5 3 7.5 4 10.0 2 5.0
CLAY 47 0.1 3 6.4 0 0.0 6 12.8 4 8.5 5 10.6 5 10.6 2 4.3 6 12.8 5 10.6 1 2.1 6 12.8 4 8.5
CLEVELAND 321 1.0 28 8.7 25 7.8 25 7.8 26 8.1 32 10.0 32 10.0 25 7.8 33 10.3 21 6.5 27 8.4 21 6.5 26 8.1
COLUMBUS 171 0.5 8 4.7 17 9.9 15 8.8 20 11.7 21 12.3 15 8.8 16 9.4 16 9.4 11 6.4 8 4.7 6 3.5 18 10.5
CRAVEN 301 0.9 24 8.0 18 6.0 14 4.7 41 13.6 36 12.0 13 4.3 24 8.0 26 8.6 26 8.6 37 12.3 32 10.6 10 3.3
CUMBERLAND 1,583 4.8 128 8.1 120 7.6 145 9.2 130 8.2 165 10.4 127 8.0 139 8.8 140 8.8 132 8.3 88 5.6 129 8.1 140 8.8
CURRITUCK 61 0.2 4 6.6 4 6.6 4 6.6 4 6.6 6 9.8 5 8.2 6 9.8 8 13.1 5 8.2 5 8.2 2 3.3 8 13.1
DARE 185 0.6 13 7.0 15 8.1 17 9.2 16 8.6 22 11.9 15 8.1 12 6.5 11 5.9 15 8.1 15 8.1 18 9.7 16 8.6
DAVIDSON 554 1.7 42 7.6 39 7.0 69 12.5 62 11.2 56 10.1 52 9.4 41 7.4 38 6.9 42 7.6 33 6.0 52 9.4 28 5.1
DAVIE 61 0.2 9 14.8 6 9.8 4 6.6 4 6.6 6 9.8 7 11.5 3 4.9 1 1.6 1 1.6 6 9.8 9 14.8 5 8.2
DUPLIN 163 0.5 12 7.4 15 9.2 13 8.0 24 14.7 18 11.0 15 9.2 15 9.2 11 6.7 10 6.1 10 6.1 13 8.0 7 4.3
DURHAM 777 2.4 41 5.3 61 7.9 79 10.2 61 7.9 62 8.0 52 6.7 51 6.6 85 10.9 71 9.1 74 9.5 43 5.5 97 12.5
EDGECOMBE 133 0.4 12 9.0 11 8.3 10 7.5 16 12.0 15 11.3 14 10.5 13 9.8 9 6.8 9 6.8 0 0.0 19 14.3 5 3.8
FORSYTH 1,194 3.6 73 6.1 112 9.4 74 6.2 107 9.0 120 10.1 108 9.0 89 7.5 115 9.6 96 8.0 113 9.5 86 7.2 101 8.5
FRANKLIN 208 0.6 9 4.3 15 7.2 26 12.5 21 10.1 18 8.7 16 7.7 10 4.8 19 9.1 23 11.1 18 8.7 13 6.3 20 9.6
GASTON 798 2.4 68 8.5 43 5.4 68 8.5 94 11.8 64 8.0 83 10.4 63 7.9 72 9.0 57 7.1 67 8.4 44 5.5 75 9.4
GATES 33 0.1 4 12.1 1 3.0 6 18.2 3 9.1 2 6.1 1 3.0 2 6.1 2 6.1 4 12.1 2 6.1 3 9.1 3 9.1
GRAHAM 29 0.1 4 13.8 0 0.0 1 3.4 5 17.2 1 3.4 2 6.9 3 10.3 2 6.9 3 10.3 1 3.4 3 10.3 4 13.8
GRANVILLE 146 0.4 11 7.5 11 7.5 16 11.0 13 8.9 15 10.3 11 7.5 16 11.0 9 6.2 13 8.9 7 4.8 11 7.5 13 8.9
GREENE 59 0.2 8 13.6 5 8.5 5 8.5 6 10.2 2 3.4 9 15.3 0 0.0 7 11.9 8 13.6 4 6.8 5 8.5 0 0.0
GUILFORD 1,539 4.7 100 6.5 130 8.4 128 8.3 200 13.0 104 6.8 167 10.9 104 6.8 137 8.9 107 7.0 133 8.6 119 7.7 110 7.1
HALIFAX 166 0.5 3 1.8 17 10.2 19 11.4 15 9.0 19 11.4 14 8.4 21 12.7 8 4.8 15 9.0 15 9.0 11 6.6 9 5.4
HARNETT 426 1.3 30 7.0 31 7.3 45 10.6 41 9.6 41 9.6 40 9.4 32 7.5 39 9.2 28 6.6 39 9.2 33 7.7 27 6.3
HAYWOOD 248 0.8 23 9.3 22 8.9 19 7.7 29 11.7 31 12.5 16 6.5 12 4.8 22 8.9 17 6.9 22 8.9 17 6.9 18 7.3
HENDERSON 335 1.0 21 6.3 40 11.9 36 10.7 49 14.6 26 7.8 21 6.3 36 10.7 23 6.9 20 6.0 22 6.6 23 6.9 18 5.4
HERTFORD 59 0.2 4 6.8 4 6.8 2 3.4 9 15.3 3 5.1 15 25.4 5 8.5 3 5.1 3 5.1 4 6.8 3 5.1 4 6.8
HOKE 63 0.2 2 3.2 12 19.0 5 7.9 7 11.1 6 9.5 3 4.8 6 9.5 4 6.3 6 9.5 3 4.8 3 4.8 6 9.5
HYDE 5 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0
IREDELL 516 1.6 36 7.0 39 7.6 43 8.3 42 8.1 47 9.1 47 9.1 47 9.1 52 10.1 38 7.4 43 8.3 44 8.5 38 7.4
JACKSON 87 0.3 8 9.2 6 6.9 9 10.3 4 4.6 11 12.6 4 4.6 13 14.9 8 9.2 8 9.2 2 2.3 7 8.0 7 8.0
JOHNSTON 720 2.2 61 8.5 45 6.3 56 7.8 74 10.3 70 9.7 62 8.6 60 8.3 80 11.1 42 5.8 68 9.4 51 7.1 51 7.1
JONES 233 0.7 1 0.4 3 1.3 2 0.9 6 2.6 2 0.9 6 2.6 36 15.5 26 11.2 40 17.2 41 17.6 19 8.2 51 21.9
LEE 201 0.6 7 3.5 14 7.0 19 9.5 21 10.4 23 11.4 16 8.0 12 6.0 17 8.5 20 10.0 17 8.5 16 8.0 19 9.5
LENOIR 200 0.6 9 4.5 18 9.0 10 5.0 29 14.5 20 10.0 17 8.5 14 7.0 23 11.5 19 9.5 8 4.0 23 11.5 10 5.0
LINCOLN 274 0.8 22 8.0 14 5.1 17 6.2 32 11.7 26 9.5 32 11.7 21 7.7 33 12.0 22 8.0 20 7.3 24 8.8 11 4.0
MCDOWELL 175 0.5 9 5.1 13 7.4 14 8.0 12 6.9 35 20.0 16 9.1 13 7.4 14 8.0 15 8.6 9 5.1 14 8.0 11 6.3
MACON 132 0.4 13 9.8 7 5.3 12 9.1 8 6.1 14 10.6 11 8.3 13 9.8 9 6.8 18 13.6 14 10.6 8 6.1 5 3.8
MADISON 75 0.2 6 8.0 7 9.3 10 13.3 11 14.7 9 12.0 5 6.7 1 1.3 2 2.7 7 9.3 8 10.7 5 6.7 4 5.3
MARTIN 53 0.2 2 3.8 1 1.9 6 11.3 2 3.8 8 15.1 6 11.3 10 18.9 4 7.5 3 5.7 3 5.7 6 11.3 2 3.8
MECKLENBURG 3,623 11.0 242 6.7 351 9.7 342 9.4 380 10.5 255 7.0 464 12.8 444 12.3 274 7.6 197 5.4 222 6.1 236 6.5 216 6.0
MITCHELL 51 0.2 8 15.7 5 9.8 4 7.8 2 3.9 6 11.8 3 5.9 4 7.8 5 9.8 4 7.8 4 7.8 2 3.9 4 7.8
MONTGOMERY 95 0.3 4 4.2 10 10.5 8 8.4 14 14.7 10 10.5 6 6.3 6 6.3 11 11.6 7 7.4 9 9.5 6 6.3 4 4.2
MOORE 271 0.8 33 12.2 12 4.4 19 7.0 36 13.3 22 8.1 28 10.3 18 6.6 29 10.7 23 8.5 22 8.1 15 5.5 14 5.2
NASH 339 1.0 34 10.0 14 4.1 34 10.0 35 10.3 40 11.8 37 10.9 24 7.1 37 10.9 16 4.7 20 5.9 23 6.8 25 7.4
NEW HANOVER 883 2.7 79 8.9 61 6.9 58 6.6 105 11.9 70 7.9 86 9.7 76 8.6 69 7.8 95 10.8 67 7.6 48 5.4 69 7.8
NORTHAMPTON 26 0.1 2 7.7 1 3.8 1 3.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 7.7 1 3.8 7 26.9 3 11.5 2 7.7 3 11.5 4 15.4
ONSLOW 1,442 4.4 137 9.5 129 8.9 181 12.6 151 10.5 151 10.5 161 11.2 75 5.2 97 6.7 89 6.2 90 6.2 95 6.6 86 6.0
ORANGE 300 0.9 24 8.0 35 11.7 25 8.3 25 8.3 22 7.3 9 3.0 19 6.3 32 10.7 20 6.7 26 8.7 33 11.0 30 10.0
PAMLICO 41 0.1 1 2.4 3 7.3 7 17.1 1 2.4 6 14.6 6 14.6 3 7.3 0 0.0 5 12.2 2 4.9 2 4.9 5 12.2
PASQUOTANK 156 0.5 9 5.8 9 5.8 17 10.9 23 14.7 24 15.4 17 10.9 22 14.1 13 8.3 8 5.1 4 2.6 0 0.0 10 6.4
PENDER 127 0.4 8 6.3 15 11.8 8 6.3 8 6.3 13 10.2 14 11.0 9 7.1 16 12.6 9 7.1 18 14.2 6 4.7 3 2.4
PERQUIMANS 35 0.1 4 11.4 2 5.7 4 11.4 1 2.9 6 17.1 5 14.3 1 2.9 3 8.6 2 5.7 2 5.7 5 14.3 0 0.0
PERSON 108 0.3 3 2.8 4 3.7 9 8.3 14 13.0 10 9.3 8 7.4 8 7.4 7 6.5 7 6.5 11 10.2 9 8.3 18 16.7
PITT 573 1.7 22 3.8 45 7.9 57 9.9 54 9.4 65 11.3 46 8.0 51 8.9 53 9.2 54 9.4 36 6.3 45 7.9 45 7.9
POLK 37 0.1 0 0.0 1 2.7 4 10.8 2 5.4 1 2.7 4 10.8 4 10.8 0 0.0 6 16.2 9 24.3 2 5.4 4 10.8
RANDOLPH 428 1.3 26 6.1 26 6.1 28 6.5 32 7.5 40 9.3 66 15.4 39 9.1 46 10.7 25 5.8 19 4.4 49 11.4 32 7.5
RICHMOND 136 0.4 6 4.4 8 5.9 13 9.6 11 8.1 26 19.1 0 0.0 18 13.2 15 11.0 10 7.4 12 8.8 12 8.8 5 3.7
ROBESON 361 1.1 36 10.0 25 6.9 28 7.8 37 10.2 44 12.2 39 10.8 30 8.3 32 8.9 20 5.5 32 8.9 22 6.1 16 4.4
ROCKINGHAM 280 0.8 20 7.1 19 6.8 36 12.9 26 9.3 18 6.4 30 10.7 20 7.1 29 10.4 21 7.5 26 9.3 18 6.4 17 6.1
ROWAN 405 1.2 32 7.9 27 6.7 36 8.9 39 9.6 42 10.4 49 12.1 39 9.6 33 8.1 29 7.2 28 6.9 19 4.7 32 7.9
RUTHERFORD 232 0.7 20 8.6 11 4.7 13 5.6 25 10.8 21 9.1 12 5.2 31 13.4 16 6.9 10 4.3 24 10.3 32 13.8 17 7.3
SAMPSON 181 0.5 15 8.3 9 5.0 21 11.6 15 8.3 21 11.6 20 11.0 12 6.6 19 10.5 13 7.2 6 3.3 17 9.4 13 7.2
SCOTLAND 85 0.3 5 5.9 5 5.9 7 8.2 6 7.1 7 8.2 4 4.7 12 14.1 11 12.9 7 8.2 7 8.2 6 7.1 8 9.4
STANLY 208 0.6 14 6.7 8 3.8 24 11.5 17 8.2 20 9.6 16 7.7 25 12.0 8 3.8 24 11.5 20 9.6 23 11.1 9 4.3
STOKES 104 0.3 0 0.0 10 9.6 6 5.8 15 14.4 19 18.3 5 4.8 9 8.7 9 8.7 10 9.6 13 12.5 4 3.8 4 3.8
SURRY 281 0.9 21 7.5 20 7.1 23 8.2 32 11.4 28 10.0 35 12.5 13 4.6 28 10.0 17 6.0 26 9.3 24 8.5 14 5.0
SWAIN 47 0.1 3 6.4 5 10.6 1 2.1 7 14.9 5 10.6 2 4.3 1 2.1 3 6.4 8 17.0 3 6.4 3 6.4 6 12.8
TRANSYLVANIA 107 0.3 5 4.7 8 7.5 13 12.1 9 8.4 11 10.3 11 10.3 5 4.7 7 6.5 11 10.3 8 7.5 11 10.3 8 7.5
TYRRELL 8 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5 1 12.5 1 12.5 2 25.0 1 12.5 1 12.5 1 12.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 535 1.6 16 3.0 46 8.6 47 8.8 46 8.6 55 10.3 34 6.4 45 8.4 52 9.7 76 14.2 49 9.2 29 5.4 40 7.5
VANCE 109 0.3 5 4.6 7 6.4 11 10.1 12 11.0 14 12.8 11 10.1 12 11.0 5 4.6 5 4.6 9 8.3 6 5.5 12 11.0
WAKE 2,982 9.0 219 7.3 256 8.6 172 5.8 356 11.9 197 6.6 264 8.9 333 11.2 231 7.7 301 10.1 209 7.0 188 6.3 256 8.6
WARREN 41 0.1 4 9.8 1 2.4 5 12.2 3 7.3 1 2.4 4 9.8 9 22.0 3 7.3 4 9.8 1 2.4 5 12.2 1 2.4
WASHINGTON 31 0.1 0 0.0 3 9.7 3 9.7 0 0.0 7 22.6 2 6.5 1 3.2 0 0.0 6 19.4 7 22.6 0 0.0 2 6.5
WATAUGA 128 0.4 15 11.7 10 7.8 16 12.5 18 14.1 5 3.9 7 5.5 12 9.4 8 6.3 8 6.3 11 8.6 11 8.6 7 5.5
WAYNE 458 1.4 29 6.3 30 6.6 43 9.4 51 11.1 65 14.2 30 6.6 45 9.8 45 9.8 51 11.1 19 4.1 31 6.8 19 4.1
WILKES 241 0.7 12 5.0 16 6.6 33 13.7 28 11.6 28 11.6 21 8.7 18 7.5 16 6.6 17 7.1 17 7.1 18 7.5 17 7.1
WILSON 290 0.9 19 6.6 20 6.9 28 9.7 39 13.4 29 10.0 27 9.3 23 7.9 20 6.9 27 9.3 22 7.6 18 6.2 18 6.2
YADKIN 156 0.5 9 5.8 13 8.3 17 10.9 19 12.2 14 9.0 16 10.3 12 7.7 12 7.7 7 4.5 6 3.8 14 9.0 17 10.9
YANCEY 77 0.2 3 3.9 4 5.2 4 5.2 8 10.4 5 6.5 4 5.2 7 9.1 20 26.0 6 7.8 4 5.2 7 9.1 5 6.5

 
 



2016 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 70,699 100.0 3,044 4.3 3,754 5.3 4,411 6.2 6,518 9.2 7,505 10.6 7,083 10.0 6,246 8.8 5,781 8.2 7,369 10.4 8,784 12.4 4,902 6.9 5,302 7.5
County of Occurrence 1,049 1.5 37 3.5 55 5.2 65 6.2 82 7.8 98 9.3 111 10.6 110 10.5 90 8.6 122 11.6 134 12.8 82 7.8 63 6.0
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 204 0.3 6 2.9 9 4.4 16 7.8 15 7.4 28 13.7 21 10.3 20 9.8 20 9.8 25 12.3 17 8.3 12 5.9 15 7.4
ALLEGHANY 78 0.1 1 1.3 8 10.3 3 3.8 6 7.7 6 7.7 10 12.8 9 11.5 11 14.1 7 9.0 13 16.7 0 0.0 4 5.1
ANSON 139 0.2 7 5.0 5 3.6 4 2.9 10 7.2 21 15.1 18 12.9 13 9.4 10 7.2 21 15.1 13 9.4 12 8.6 5 3.6
ASHE 182 0.3 2 1.1 5 2.7 5 2.7 12 6.6 21 11.5 27 14.8 33 18.1 18 9.9 17 9.3 25 13.7 10 5.5 7 3.8
AVERY 126 0.2 4 3.2 2 1.6 5 4.0 11 8.7 15 11.9 13 10.3 14 11.1 8 6.3 21 16.7 22 17.5 5 4.0 6 4.8
BEAUFORT 347 0.5 11 3.2 16 4.6 20 5.8 34 9.8 39 11.2 27 7.8 33 9.5 30 8.6 37 10.7 38 11.0 24 6.9 38 11.0
BERTIE 68 0.1 6 8.8 2 2.9 2 2.9 5 7.4 7 10.3 5 7.4 6 8.8 7 10.3 5 7.4 13 19.1 5 7.4 5 7.4
BLADEN 166 0.2 12 7.2 15 9.0 13 7.8 18 10.8 24 14.5 6 3.6 14 8.4 13 7.8 16 9.6 11 6.6 8 4.8 16 9.6
BRUNSWICK 860 1.2 27 3.1 31 3.6 50 5.8 70 8.1 86 10.0 107 12.4 96 11.2 98 11.4 103 12.0 98 11.4 48 5.6 46 5.3
BUNCOMBE 2,749 3.9 98 3.6 96 3.5 156 5.7 214 7.8 296 10.8 288 10.5 232 8.4 245 8.9 293 10.7 438 15.9 180 6.5 213 7.7
BURKE 509 0.7 34 6.7 34 6.7 33 6.5 46 9.0 66 13.0 45 8.8 37 7.3 43 8.4 54 10.6 52 10.2 28 5.5 37 7.3
CABARRUS 1,581 2.2 73 4.6 101 6.4 106 6.7 138 8.7 151 9.6 148 9.4 142 9.0 115 7.3 159 10.1 208 13.2 112 7.1 128 8.1
CALDWELL 537 0.8 20 3.7 38 7.1 34 6.3 56 10.4 67 12.5 55 10.2 37 6.9 52 9.7 45 8.4 72 13.4 29 5.4 32 6.0
CAMDEN 53 0.1 3 5.7 4 7.5 2 3.8 4 7.5 7 13.2 5 9.4 5 9.4 2 3.8 4 7.5 8 15.1 3 5.7 6 11.3
CARTERET 664 0.9 32 4.8 33 5.0 26 3.9 49 7.4 79 11.9 78 11.7 59 8.9 55 8.3 78 11.7 89 13.4 47 7.1 39 5.9
CASWELL 105 0.1 4 3.8 8 7.6 3 2.9 12 11.4 16 15.2 15 14.3 8 7.6 3 2.9 9 8.6 17 16.2 5 4.8 5 4.8
CATAWBA 1,060 1.5 37 3.5 67 6.3 58 5.5 95 9.0 125 11.8 107 10.1 89 8.4 95 9.0 112 10.6 127 12.0 66 6.2 82 7.7
CHATHAM 306 0.4 15 4.9 13 4.2 19 6.2 27 8.8 34 11.1 31 10.1 24 7.8 18 5.9 39 12.7 40 13.1 27 8.8 19 6.2
CHEROKEE 221 0.3 12 5.4 12 5.4 17 7.7 25 11.3 21 9.5 17 7.7 20 9.0 16 7.2 19 8.6 35 15.8 15 6.8 12 5.4
CHOWAN 87 0.1 4 4.6 4 4.6 2 2.3 11 12.6 11 12.6 7 8.0 4 4.6 6 6.9 7 8.0 10 11.5 14 16.1 7 8.0
CLAY 70 0.1 5 7.1 2 2.9 4 5.7 7 10.0 2 2.9 4 5.7 9 12.9 2 2.9 11 15.7 7 10.0 8 11.4 9 12.9
CLEVELAND 595 0.8 39 6.6 31 5.2 32 5.4 53 8.9 67 11.3 62 10.4 55 9.2 49 8.2 71 11.9 63 10.6 37 6.2 36 6.1
COLUMBUS 337 0.5 18 5.3 22 6.5 22 6.5 36 10.7 41 12.2 35 10.4 24 7.1 30 8.9 26 7.7 33 9.8 24 7.1 26 7.7
CRAVEN 844 1.2 42 5.0 65 7.7 72 8.5 76 9.0 75 8.9 87 10.3 71 8.4 68 8.1 70 8.3 100 11.8 63 7.5 55 6.5
CUMBERLAND 3,483 4.9 209 6.0 248 7.1 292 8.4 294 8.4 348 10.0 302 8.7 328 9.4 288 8.3 273 7.8 304 8.7 286 8.2 311 8.9
CURRITUCK 419 0.6 6 1.4 7 1.7 12 2.9 24 5.7 60 14.3 49 11.7 50 11.9 34 8.1 82 19.6 64 15.3 18 4.3 13 3.1
DARE 1,178 1.7 18 1.5 14 1.2 29 2.5 75 6.4 157 13.3 156 13.2 140 11.9 154 13.1 217 18.4 155 13.2 38 3.2 25 2.1
DAVIDSON 945 1.3 41 4.3 61 6.5 37 3.9 94 9.9 104 11.0 83 8.8 78 8.3 74 7.8 109 11.5 145 15.3 54 5.7 65 6.9
DAVIE 226 0.3 9 4.0 11 4.9 15 6.6 24 10.6 18 8.0 17 7.5 19 8.4 23 10.2 20 8.8 35 15.5 17 7.5 18 8.0
DUPLIN 290 0.4 16 5.5 23 7.9 25 8.6 26 9.0 27 9.3 30 10.3 26 9.0 17 5.9 24 8.3 28 9.7 20 6.9 28 9.7
DURHAM 2,278 3.2 86 3.8 127 5.6 149 6.5 203 8.9 236 10.4 227 10.0 197 8.6 168 7.4 222 9.7 294 12.9 185 8.1 184 8.1
EDGECOMBE 247 0.3 9 3.6 17 6.9 19 7.7 32 13.0 27 10.9 15 6.1 24 9.7 28 11.3 21 8.5 19 7.7 20 8.1 16 6.5
FORSYTH 2,308 3.3 84 3.6 114 4.9 149 6.5 216 9.4 248 10.7 237 10.3 208 9.0 207 9.0 229 9.9 278 12.0 161 7.0 177 7.7
FRANKLIN 353 0.5 13 3.7 20 5.7 16 4.5 34 9.6 36 10.2 33 9.3 33 9.3 33 9.3 44 12.5 48 13.6 16 4.5 27 7.6
GASTON 1,504 2.1 70 4.7 84 5.6 85 5.7 133 8.8 167 11.1 139 9.2 118 7.8 141 9.4 162 10.8 174 11.6 103 6.8 128 8.5
GATES 49 0.1 4 8.2 3 6.1 4 8.2 2 4.1 6 12.2 6 12.2 4 8.2 4 8.2 7 14.3 3 6.1 1 2.0 5 10.2
GRAHAM 72 0.1 2 2.8 3 4.2 3 4.2 3 4.2 5 6.9 13 18.1 11 15.3 6 8.3 10 13.9 5 6.9 6 8.3 5 6.9
GRANVILLE 287 0.4 8 2.8 19 6.6 20 7.0 26 9.1 39 13.6 30 10.5 28 9.8 10 3.5 22 7.7 46 16.0 18 6.3 21 7.3
GREENE 77 0.1 4 5.2 6 7.8 0 0.0 7 9.1 10 13.0 3 3.9 9 11.7 3 3.9 6 7.8 15 19.5 8 10.4 6 7.8
GUILFORD 3,539 5.0 145 4.1 151 4.3 220 6.2 333 9.4 394 11.1 347 9.8 340 9.6 291 8.2 360 10.2 454 12.8 235 6.6 269 7.6
HALIFAX 282 0.4 13 4.6 12 4.3 18 6.4 24 8.5 32 11.3 28 9.9 23 8.2 26 9.2 35 12.4 29 10.3 23 8.2 19 6.7
HARNETT 770 1.1 43 5.6 50 6.5 54 7.0 78 10.1 92 11.9 77 10.0 55 7.1 57 7.4 57 7.4 93 12.1 56 7.3 58 7.5
HAYWOOD 558 0.8 16 2.9 33 5.9 31 5.6 34 6.1 72 12.9 63 11.3 45 8.1 49 8.8 59 10.6 90 16.1 30 5.4 36 6.5
HENDERSON 743 1.1 31 4.2 46 6.2 33 4.4 49 6.6 79 10.6 69 9.3 63 8.5 69 9.3 92 12.4 113 15.2 44 5.9 55 7.4
HERTFORD 112 0.2 7 6.3 10 8.9 6 5.4 10 8.9 9 8.0 11 9.8 12 10.7 8 7.1 12 10.7 12 10.7 6 5.4 9 8.0
HOKE 298 0.4 17 5.7 32 10.7 13 4.4 23 7.7 20 6.7 29 9.7 27 9.1 33 11.1 21 7.0 30 10.1 26 8.7 27 9.1
HYDE 19 0.0 0 0.0 1 5.3 3 15.8 3 15.8 2 10.5 3 15.8 2 10.5 0 0.0 3 15.8 0 0.0 1 5.3 1 5.3
IREDELL 1,068 1.5 38 3.6 45 4.2 52 4.9 108 10.1 103 9.6 115 10.8 75 7.0 80 7.5 121 11.3 145 13.6 86 8.1 100 9.4
JACKSON 318 0.4 4 1.3 15 4.7 20 6.3 14 4.4 28 8.8 48 15.1 27 8.5 27 8.5 38 11.9 50 15.7 20 6.3 27 8.5
JOHNSTON 1,165 1.6 56 4.8 67 5.8 82 7.0 105 9.0 112 9.6 111 9.5 110 9.4 87 7.5 118 10.1 143 12.3 83 7.1 91 7.8
JONES 39 0.1 1 2.6 2 5.1 4 10.3 6 15.4 5 12.8 2 5.1 2 5.1 4 10.3 2 5.1 4 10.3 3 7.7 4 10.3
LEE 508 0.7 24 4.7 38 7.5 47 9.3 46 9.1 42 8.3 52 10.2 40 7.9 40 7.9 33 6.5 59 11.6 44 8.7 43 8.5
LENOIR 251 0.4 13 5.2 19 7.6 20 8.0 31 12.4 22 8.8 29 11.6 21 8.4 21 8.4 26 10.4 21 8.4 8 3.2 20 8.0
LINCOLN 529 0.7 18 3.4 27 5.1 39 7.4 48 9.1 72 13.6 44 8.3 59 11.2 40 7.6 58 11.0 56 10.6 22 4.2 46 8.7
MCDOWELL 285 0.4 6 2.1 13 4.6 20 7.0 38 13.3 34 11.9 28 9.8 23 8.1 15 5.3 32 11.2 41 14.4 24 8.4 11 3.9
MACON 360 0.5 8 2.2 11 3.1 24 6.7 27 7.5 41 11.4 36 10.0 30 8.3 25 6.9 48 13.3 64 17.8 18 5.0 28 7.8
MADISON 181 0.3 9 5.0 8 4.4 10 5.5 13 7.2 21 11.6 16 8.8 21 11.6 13 7.2 22 12.2 32 17.7 8 4.4 8 4.4
MARTIN 132 0.2 5 3.8 6 4.5 7 5.3 14 10.6 17 12.9 16 12.1 17 12.9 13 9.8 9 6.8 13 9.8 6 4.5 9 6.8
MECKLENBURG 7,242 10.2 315 4.3 360 5.0 473 6.5 759 10.5 738 10.2 701 9.7 557 7.7 601 8.3 790 10.9 906 12.5 514 7.1 528 7.3
MITCHELL 88 0.1 5 5.7 10 11.4 3 3.4 8 9.1 8 9.1 6 6.8 6 6.8 10 11.4 8 9.1 13 14.8 6 6.8 5 5.7
MONTGOMERY 136 0.2 9 6.6 11 8.1 13 9.6 8 5.9 10 7.4 10 7.4 11 8.1 11 8.1 15 11.0 17 12.5 10 7.4 11 8.1
MOORE 515 0.7 17 3.3 24 4.7 33 6.4 44 8.5 50 9.7 57 11.1 43 8.3 49 9.5 52 10.1 63 12.2 35 6.8 48 9.3
NASH 526 0.7 27 5.1 27 5.1 42 8.0 50 9.5 50 9.5 63 12.0 44 8.4 44 8.4 42 8.0 59 11.2 33 6.3 45 8.6
NEW HANOVER 2,061 2.9 93 4.5 84 4.1 102 4.9 236 11.5 226 11.0 214 10.4 171 8.3 145 7.0 225 10.9 281 13.6 162 7.9 122 5.9
NORTHAMPTON 64 0.1 2 3.1 5 7.8 4 6.3 4 6.3 11 17.2 6 9.4 3 4.7 5 7.8 4 6.3 9 14.1 6 9.4 5 7.8
ONSLOW 2,621 3.7 168 6.4 191 7.3 184 7.0 216 8.2 239 9.1 259 9.9 269 10.3 220 8.4 243 9.3 222 8.5 199 7.6 211 8.1
ORANGE 867 1.2 29 3.3 39 4.5 44 5.1 88 10.1 97 11.2 100 11.5 73 8.4 60 6.9 88 10.1 113 13.0 71 8.2 65 7.5
PAMLICO 67 0.1 5 7.5 2 3.0 2 3.0 7 10.4 2 3.0 10 14.9 5 7.5 7 10.4 8 11.9 9 13.4 5 7.5 5 7.5
PASQUOTANK 301 0.4 12 4.0 15 5.0 15 5.0 31 10.3 35 11.6 29 9.6 28 9.3 30 10.0 28 9.3 28 9.3 24 8.0 26 8.6
PENDER 271 0.4 19 7.0 14 5.2 23 8.5 22 8.1 23 8.5 21 7.7 18 6.6 28 10.3 24 8.9 38 14.0 18 6.6 23 8.5
PERQUIMANS 60 0.1 1 1.7 6 10.0 4 6.7 6 10.0 5 8.3 7 11.7 5 8.3 7 11.7 5 8.3 7 11.7 1 1.7 6 10.0
PERSON 173 0.2 7 4.0 12 6.9 8 4.6 13 7.5 25 14.5 21 12.1 15 8.7 14 8.1 20 11.6 18 10.4 11 6.4 9 5.2
PITT 1,157 1.6 42 3.6 63 5.4 84 7.3 98 8.5 130 11.2 111 9.6 102 8.8 88 7.6 106 9.2 137 11.8 97 8.4 99 8.6
POLK 149 0.2 8 5.4 6 4.0 5 3.4 14 9.4 16 10.7 13 8.7 13 8.7 12 8.1 11 7.4 27 18.1 13 8.7 11 7.4
RANDOLPH 733 1.0 21 2.9 37 5.0 52 7.1 74 10.1 86 11.7 73 10.0 55 7.5 57 7.8 72 9.8 96 13.1 53 7.2 57 7.8
RICHMOND 262 0.4 10 3.8 13 5.0 18 6.9 29 11.1 28 10.7 32 12.2 34 13.0 25 9.5 21 8.0 21 8.0 12 4.6 19 7.3
ROBESON 554 0.8 26 4.7 44 7.9 39 7.0 53 9.6 51 9.2 65 11.7 48 8.7 48 8.7 54 9.7 44 7.9 44 7.9 38 6.9
ROCKINGHAM 527 0.7 23 4.4 36 6.8 26 4.9 58 11.0 53 10.1 55 10.4 45 8.5 28 5.3 61 11.6 69 13.1 33 6.3 40 7.6
ROWAN 826 1.2 38 4.6 41 5.0 40 4.8 84 10.2 93 11.3 86 10.4 73 8.8 62 7.5 90 10.9 110 13.3 54 6.5 55 6.7
RUTHERFORD 469 0.7 26 5.5 18 3.8 27 5.8 41 8.7 42 9.0 49 10.4 58 12.4 34 7.2 52 11.1 61 13.0 23 4.9 38 8.1
SAMPSON 379 0.5 15 4.0 24 6.3 25 6.6 31 8.2 49 12.9 36 9.5 43 11.3 26 6.9 34 9.0 39 10.3 21 5.5 36 9.5
SCOTLAND 250 0.4 16 6.4 26 10.4 18 7.2 29 11.6 19 7.6 32 12.8 28 11.2 12 4.8 15 6.0 27 10.8 14 5.6 14 5.6
STANLY 370 0.5 14 3.8 16 4.3 20 5.4 44 11.9 41 11.1 35 9.5 23 6.2 27 7.3 42 11.4 59 15.9 25 6.8 24 6.5
STOKES 206 0.3 9 4.4 12 5.8 5 2.4 15 7.3 29 14.1 25 12.1 15 7.3 13 6.3 27 13.1 28 13.6 13 6.3 15 7.3
SURRY 549 0.8 26 4.7 25 4.6 24 4.4 47 8.6 53 9.7 57 10.4 40 7.3 44 8.0 74 13.5 90 16.4 35 6.4 34 6.2
SWAIN 149 0.2 2 1.3 9 6.0 7 4.7 11 7.4 13 8.7 11 7.4 16 10.7 8 5.4 20 13.4 26 17.4 12 8.1 14 9.4
TRANSYLVANIA 233 0.3 4 1.7 9 3.9 15 6.4 17 7.3 23 9.9 28 12.0 15 6.4 25 10.7 26 11.2 39 16.7 16 6.9 16 6.9
TYRRELL 20 0.0 1 5.0 2 10.0 1 5.0 3 15.0 3 15.0 2 10.0 2 10.0 1 5.0 0 0.0 2 10.0 1 5.0 2 10.0
UNION 850 1.2 33 3.9 35 4.1 59 6.9 82 9.6 102 12.0 87 10.2 84 9.9 77 9.1 99 11.6 101 11.9 12 1.4 79 9.3
VANCE 266 0.4 9 3.4 17 6.4 22 8.3 28 10.5 18 6.8 35 13.2 20 7.5 21 7.9 34 12.8 27 10.2 20 7.5 15 5.6
WAKE 7,038 10.0 300 4.3 329 4.7 454 6.5 700 9.9 750 10.7 658 9.3 579 8.2 527 7.5 695 9.9 911 12.9 551 7.8 584 8.3
WARREN 79 0.1 3 3.8 2 2.5 4 5.1 9 11.4 16 20.3 8 10.1 8 10.1 7 8.9 10 12.7 4 5.1 4 5.1 4 5.1
WASHINGTON 35 0.0 0 0.0 3 8.6 3 8.6 3 8.6 6 17.1 3 8.6 3 8.6 2 5.7 2 5.7 7 20.0 1 2.9 2 5.7
WATAUGA 441 0.6 18 4.1 21 4.8 12 2.7 21 4.8 52 11.8 58 13.2 54 12.2 37 8.4 56 12.7 65 14.7 19 4.3 28 6.3
WAYNE 992 1.4 52 5.2 68 6.9 82 8.3 98 9.9 94 9.5 89 9.0 97 9.8 68 6.9 100 10.1 96 9.7 79 8.0 69 7.0
WILKES 441 0.6 22 5.0 28 6.3 32 7.3 39 8.8 39 8.8 46 10.4 33 7.5 28 6.3 43 9.8 57 12.9 31 7.0 43 9.8
WILSON 485 0.7 21 4.3 27 5.6 38 7.8 42 8.7 51 10.5 45 9.3 41 8.5 41 8.5 51 10.5 60 12.4 37 7.6 31 6.4
YADKIN 306 0.4 12 3.9 18 5.9 16 5.2 34 11.1 30 9.8 27 8.8 25 8.2 32 10.5 34 11.1 40 13.1 20 6.5 18 5.9
YANCEY 131 0.2 2 1.5 4 3.1 6 4.6 13 9.9 11 8.4 20 15.3 15 11.5 8 6.1 23 17.6 13 9.9 9 6.9 7 5.3

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics