2015 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND EDUCATION LEVEL (DECEDENTS AGES 18 & OVER)

  TOTAL EDUCATION LEVEL OF DECEDENT:
8th grade or less
High School, no diploma
High School Graduate
or GED Completed
Some college credit,
but no degree
Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree or
Professional Degree
Unknown
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 87,795 100.0 10,473 11.9 13,749 15.7 33,026 37.6 10,266 11.7 6,942 7.9 8,562 9.8 3,070 3.5 1,197 1.4 510 0.6
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,663 1.9 183 11.0 238 14.3 645 38.8 177 10.6 154 9.3 189 11.4 44 2.6 23 1.4 10 0.6
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 403 0.5 79 19.6 95 23.6 152 37.7 26 6.5 17 4.2 25 6.2 6 1.5 2 0.5 1 0.2
ALLEGHANY 131 0.1 30 22.9 25 19.1 42 32.1 7 5.3 15 11.5 8 6.1 1 0.8 2 1.5 1 0.8
ANSON 343 0.4 43 12.5 63 18.4 159 46.4 19 5.5 31 9.0 20 5.8 7 2.0 0 0.0 1 0.3
ASHE 348 0.4 79 22.7 51 14.7 123 35.3 33 9.5 28 8.0 20 5.7 8 2.3 6 1.7 0 0.0
AVERY 199 0.2 46 23.1 31 15.6 68 34.2 22 11.1 10 5.0 18 9.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.5
BEAUFORT 608 0.7 74 12.2 112 18.4 227 37.3 83 13.7 41 6.7 58 9.5 6 1.0 4 0.7 3 0.5
BERTIE 237 0.3 48 20.3 53 22.4 88 37.1 20 8.4 17 7.2 8 3.4 1 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.8
BLADEN 430 0.5 56 13.0 94 21.9 177 41.2 44 10.2 30 7.0 19 4.4 5 1.2 1 0.2 4 0.9
BRUNSWICK 1,329 1.5 115 8.7 167 12.6 539 40.6 180 13.5 116 8.7 139 10.5 59 4.4 10 0.8 4 0.3
BUNCOMBE 2,635 3.0 257 9.8 298 11.3 938 35.6 333 12.6 228 8.7 331 12.6 153 5.8 69 2.6 28 1.1
BURKE 1,013 1.2 194 19.2 204 20.1 362 35.7 95 9.4 77 7.6 61 6.0 13 1.3 7 0.7 0 0.0
CABARRUS 1,609 1.8 183 11.4 257 16.0 627 39.0 220 13.7 110 6.8 154 9.6 31 1.9 12 0.7 15 0.9
CALDWELL 918 1.0 143 15.6 214 23.3 345 37.6 74 8.1 68 7.4 49 5.3 13 1.4 8 0.9 4 0.4
CAMDEN 87 0.1 13 14.9 18 20.7 28 32.2 8 9.2 12 13.8 7 8.0 0 0.0 1 1.1 0 0.0
CARTERET 788 0.9 62 7.9 106 13.5 291 36.9 113 14.3 73 9.3 90 11.4 35 4.4 10 1.3 8 1.0
CASWELL 250 0.3 38 15.2 56 22.4 96 38.4 21 8.4 21 8.4 7 2.8 7 2.8 0 0.0 4 1.6
CATAWBA 1,672 1.9 223 13.3 324 19.4 624 37.3 167 10.0 138 8.3 127 7.6 49 2.9 17 1.0 3 0.2
CHATHAM 650 0.7 60 9.2 74 11.4 222 34.2 71 10.9 41 6.3 104 16.0 48 7.4 29 4.5 1 0.2
CHEROKEE 357 0.4 65 18.2 58 16.2 143 40.1 36 10.1 22 6.2 19 5.3 9 2.5 2 0.6 3 0.8
CHOWAN 195 0.2 31 15.9 40 20.5 70 35.9 25 12.8 7 3.6 16 8.2 4 2.1 2 1.0 0 0.0
CLAY 141 0.2 24 17.0 15 10.6 53 37.6 19 13.5 10 7.1 9 6.4 10 7.1 0 0.0 1 0.7
CLEVELAND 1,212 1.4 190 15.7 210 17.3 499 41.2 111 9.2 88 7.3 73 6.0 29 2.4 8 0.7 4 0.3
COLUMBUS 667 0.8 102 15.3 135 20.2 239 35.8 58 8.7 78 11.7 33 4.9 14 2.1 4 0.6 4 0.6
CRAVEN 1,073 1.2 89 8.3 111 10.3 423 39.4 177 16.5 92 8.6 109 10.2 52 4.8 11 1.0 9 0.8
CUMBERLAND 2,409 2.7 229 9.5 333 13.8 928 38.5 360 14.9 235 9.8 178 7.4 99 4.1 30 1.2 17 0.7
CURRITUCK 216 0.2 14 6.5 43 19.9 83 38.4 22 10.2 25 11.6 21 9.7 3 1.4 1 0.5 4 1.9
DARE 293 0.3 18 6.1 27 9.2 126 43.0 47 16.0 20 6.8 30 10.2 20 6.8 3 1.0 2 0.7
DAVIDSON 1,801 2.1 246 13.7 385 21.4 735 40.8 181 10.0 121 6.7 81 4.5 37 2.1 7 0.4 8 0.4
DAVIE 476 0.5 57 12.0 79 16.6 193 40.5 41 8.6 37 7.8 52 10.9 9 1.9 7 1.5 1 0.2
DUPLIN 568 0.6 67 11.8 105 18.5 255 44.9 62 10.9 41 7.2 30 5.3 6 1.1 2 0.4 0 0.0
DURHAM 1,954 2.2 169 8.6 270 13.8 570 29.2 284 14.5 132 6.8 284 14.5 151 7.7 71 3.6 23 1.2
EDGECOMBE 639 0.7 109 17.1 131 20.5 246 38.5 58 9.1 34 5.3 43 6.7 13 2.0 2 0.3 3 0.5
FORSYTH 3,312 3.8 233 7.0 417 12.6 1,338 40.4 400 12.1 280 8.5 403 12.2 168 5.1 54 1.6 19 0.6
FRANKLIN 537 0.6 72 13.4 93 17.3 216 40.2 67 12.5 44 8.2 32 6.0 8 1.5 5 0.9 0 0.0
GASTON 2,257 2.6 340 15.1 438 19.4 845 37.4 216 9.6 186 8.2 153 6.8 50 2.2 14 0.6 15 0.7
GATES 126 0.1 16 12.7 23 18.3 56 44.4 13 10.3 8 6.3 6 4.8 3 2.4 0 0.0 1 0.8
GRAHAM 95 0.1 26 27.4 13 13.7 26 27.4 15 15.8 8 8.4 3 3.2 2 2.1 0 0.0 2 2.1
GRANVILLE 516 0.6 80 15.5 86 16.7 214 41.5 67 13.0 23 4.5 29 5.6 12 2.3 2 0.4 3 0.6
GREENE 195 0.2 28 14.4 47 24.1 80 41.0 14 7.2 16 8.2 7 3.6 1 0.5 2 1.0 0 0.0
GUILFORD 4,217 4.8 384 9.1 583 13.8 1,498 35.5 564 13.4 316 7.5 599 14.2 169 4.0 86 2.0 18 0.4
HALIFAX 623 0.7 127 20.4 145 23.3 228 36.6 45 7.2 32 5.1 33 5.3 6 1.0 1 0.2 6 1.0
HARNETT 978 1.1 128 13.1 172 17.6 382 39.1 118 12.1 92 9.4 52 5.3 21 2.1 8 0.8 5 0.5
HAYWOOD 770 0.9 95 12.3 118 15.3 283 36.8 91 11.8 76 9.9 70 9.1 25 3.2 12 1.6 0 0.0
HENDERSON 1,441 1.6 110 7.6 142 9.9 498 34.6 178 12.4 132 9.2 250 17.3 86 6.0 28 1.9 17 1.2
HERTFORD 253 0.3 36 14.2 54 21.3 111 43.9 23 9.1 10 4.0 12 4.7 5 2.0 1 0.4 1 0.4
HOKE 285 0.3 43 15.1 51 17.9 113 39.6 35 12.3 21 7.4 18 6.3 3 1.1 1 0.4 0 0.0
HYDE 62 0.1 15 24.2 14 22.6 20 32.3 4 6.5 5 8.1 3 4.8 1 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,477 1.7 178 12.1 254 17.2 622 42.1 145 9.8 109 7.4 123 8.3 31 2.1 13 0.9 2 0.1
JACKSON 363 0.4 70 19.3 48 13.2 111 30.6 50 13.8 27 7.4 29 8.0 19 5.2 6 1.7 3 0.8
JOHNSTON 1,423 1.6 178 12.5 230 16.2 586 41.2 160 11.2 117 8.2 105 7.4 28 2.0 8 0.6 11 0.8
JONES 117 0.1 15 12.8 19 16.2 51 43.6 17 14.5 9 7.7 5 4.3 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 627 0.7 72 11.5 107 17.1 253 40.4 77 12.3 48 7.7 47 7.5 15 2.4 8 1.3 0 0.0
LENOIR 738 0.8 107 14.5 140 19.0 302 40.9 60 8.1 48 6.5 58 7.9 15 2.0 5 0.7 3 0.4
LINCOLN 833 0.9 124 14.9 170 20.4 328 39.4 55 6.6 71 8.5 60 7.2 18 2.2 6 0.7 1 0.1
MCDOWELL 488 0.6 84 17.2 87 17.8 192 39.3 44 9.0 41 8.4 26 5.3 10 2.0 1 0.2 3 0.6
MACON 430 0.5 44 10.2 49 11.4 166 38.6 65 15.1 27 6.3 45 10.5 25 5.8 7 1.6 2 0.5
MADISON 233 0.3 55 23.6 37 15.9 89 38.2 15 6.4 13 5.6 19 8.2 4 1.7 1 0.4 0 0.0
MARTIN 306 0.3 57 18.6 52 17.0 130 42.5 16 5.2 32 10.5 13 4.2 5 1.6 1 0.3 0 0.0
MECKLENBURG 5,875 6.7 405 6.9 655 11.1 2,070 35.2 854 14.5 486 8.3 896 15.3 307 5.2 120 2.0 82 1.4
MITCHELL 243 0.3 47 19.3 50 20.6 92 37.9 20 8.2 11 4.5 15 6.2 2 0.8 2 0.8 4 1.6
MONTGOMERY 289 0.3 60 20.8 61 21.1 97 33.6 29 10.0 24 8.3 12 4.2 3 1.0 1 0.3 2 0.7
MOORE 1,108 1.3 83 7.5 110 9.9 394 35.6 137 12.4 100 9.0 182 16.4 86 7.8 10 0.9 6 0.5
NASH 1,007 1.1 147 14.6 193 19.2 404 40.1 96 9.5 74 7.3 62 6.2 20 2.0 7 0.7 4 0.4
NEW HANOVER 1,905 2.2 108 5.7 213 11.2 714 37.5 310 16.3 152 8.0 289 15.2 83 4.4 32 1.7 4 0.2
NORTHAMPTON 279 0.3 63 22.6 57 20.4 101 36.2 26 9.3 17 6.1 8 2.9 5 1.8 0 0.0 2 0.7
ONSLOW 1,061 1.2 85 8.0 136 12.8 469 44.2 137 12.9 99 9.3 88 8.3 26 2.5 15 1.4 6 0.6
ORANGE 771 0.9 59 7.7 99 12.8 232 30.1 93 12.1 58 7.5 103 13.4 62 8.0 57 7.4 8 1.0
PAMLICO 172 0.2 16 9.3 20 11.6 68 39.5 26 15.1 12 7.0 24 14.0 2 1.2 3 1.7 1 0.6
PASQUOTANK 413 0.5 68 16.5 78 18.9 145 35.1 34 8.2 38 9.2 29 7.0 14 3.4 6 1.5 1 0.2
PENDER 543 0.6 58 10.7 113 20.8 190 35.0 80 14.7 28 5.2 41 7.6 24 4.4 5 0.9 4 0.7
PERQUIMANS 162 0.2 25 15.4 31 19.1 53 32.7 23 14.2 7 4.3 15 9.3 6 3.7 2 1.2 0 0.0
PERSON 425 0.5 70 16.5 64 15.1 194 45.6 40 9.4 29 6.8 14 3.3 7 1.6 2 0.5 5 1.2
PITT 1,263 1.4 171 13.5 216 17.1 428 33.9 152 12.0 91 7.2 119 9.4 46 3.6 34 2.7 6 0.5
POLK 288 0.3 24 8.3 25 8.7 102 35.4 43 14.9 21 7.3 46 16.0 21 7.3 3 1.0 3 1.0
RANDOLPH 1,486 1.7 223 15.0 333 22.4 582 39.2 134 9.0 123 8.3 68 4.6 19 1.3 2 0.1 2 0.1
RICHMOND 587 0.7 81 13.8 90 15.3 253 43.1 67 11.4 44 7.5 34 5.8 12 2.0 4 0.7 2 0.3
ROBESON 1,306 1.5 260 19.9 314 24.0 423 32.4 106 8.1 91 7.0 74 5.7 29 2.2 8 0.6 1 0.1
ROCKINGHAM 1,158 1.3 187 16.1 214 18.5 465 40.2 106 9.2 82 7.1 73 6.3 18 1.6 6 0.5 7 0.6
ROWAN 1,594 1.8 157 9.8 268 16.8 702 44.0 167 10.5 115 7.2 129 8.1 36 2.3 11 0.7 9 0.6
RUTHERFORD 879 1.0 135 15.4 169 19.2 327 37.2 84 9.6 69 7.8 41 4.7 21 2.4 16 1.8 17 1.9
SAMPSON 686 0.8 109 15.9 150 21.9 270 39.4 61 8.9 51 7.4 31 4.5 12 1.7 2 0.3 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 358 0.4 55 15.4 55 15.4 157 43.9 22 6.1 34 9.5 25 7.0 6 1.7 4 1.1 0 0.0
STANLY 722 0.8 94 13.0 140 19.4 304 42.1 67 9.3 59 8.2 44 6.1 8 1.1 3 0.4 3 0.4
STOKES 538 0.6 89 16.5 116 21.6 220 40.9 39 7.2 36 6.7 25 4.6 7 1.3 1 0.2 5 0.9
SURRY 901 1.0 210 23.3 162 18.0 331 36.7 69 7.7 60 6.7 50 5.5 9 1.0 7 0.8 3 0.3
SWAIN 180 0.2 23 12.8 37 20.6 56 31.1 34 18.9 12 6.7 12 6.7 3 1.7 3 1.7 0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 394 0.4 39 9.9 45 11.4 148 37.6 65 16.5 18 4.6 45 11.4 22 5.6 11 2.8 1 0.3
TYRRELL 50 0.1 4 8.0 8 16.0 25 50.0 6 12.0 4 8.0 3 6.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 1,355 1.5 126 9.3 233 17.2 516 38.1 179 13.2 108 8.0 132 9.7 46 3.4 10 0.7 5 0.4
VANCE 498 0.6 91 18.3 115 23.1 188 37.8 41 8.2 26 5.2 28 5.6 6 1.2 3 0.6 0 0.0
WAKE 5,135 5.8 329 6.4 430 8.4 1,724 33.6 719 14.0 506 9.9 920 17.9 341 6.6 149 2.9 17 0.3
WARREN 246 0.3 41 16.7 49 19.9 99 40.2 24 9.8 10 4.1 14 5.7 6 2.4 2 0.8 1 0.4
WASHINGTON 158 0.2 28 17.7 19 12.0 69 43.7 14 8.9 11 7.0 14 8.9 2 1.3 1 0.6 0 0.0
WATAUGA 342 0.4 63 18.4 38 11.1 103 30.1 53 15.5 10 2.9 36 10.5 25 7.3 11 3.2 3 0.9
WAYNE 1,115 1.3 133 11.9 176 15.8 476 42.7 137 12.3 93 8.3 75 6.7 18 1.6 5 0.4 2 0.2
WILKES 809 0.9 169 20.9 177 21.9 278 34.4 90 11.1 49 6.1 28 3.5 6 0.7 8 1.0 4 0.5
WILSON 822 0.9 140 17.0 158 19.2 285 34.7 61 7.4 76 9.2 74 9.0 17 2.1 6 0.7 5 0.6
YADKIN 438 0.5 89 20.3 85 19.4 156 35.6 39 8.9 39 8.9 20 4.6 6 1.4 2 0.5 2 0.5
YANCEY 218 0.2 56 25.7 36 16.5 62 28.4 34 15.6 9 4.1 12 5.5 5 2.3 2 0.9 2 0.9

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics