2015 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY COUNTY OF DEATH AND DISPOSITION OF THE BODY

  TOTAL DISPOSITION OF THE BODY:
Burial Cremation Donation Entombment Other Removal from state Unknown
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 90,028 100.0 48,134 53.5 37,931 42.1 660 0.7 1,293 1.4 109 0.1 1,795 2.0 106 0.1
COUNTY OF DEATH: 1,662 1.8 1,013 61.0 595 35.8 8 0.5 34 2.0 0 0.0 11 0.7 1 0.1
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 189 0.2 127 67.2 58 30.7 2 1.1 2 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 102 0.1 67 65.7 31 30.4 4 3.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ANSON 200 0.2 152 76.0 48 24.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ASHE 265 0.3 184 69.4 74 27.9 1 0.4 3 1.1 3 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
AVERY 168 0.2 108 64.3 53 31.5 2 1.2 1 0.6 3 1.8 1 0.6 0 0.0
BEAUFORT 460 0.5 283 61.5 171 37.2 1 0.2 4 0.9 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0
BERTIE 158 0.2 121 76.6 35 22.2 1 0.6 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
BLADEN 232 0.3 170 73.3 58 25.0 0 0.0 1 0.4 1 0.4 2 0.9 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 1,002 1.1 346 34.5 623 62.2 5 0.5 15 1.5 0 0.0 12 1.2 1 0.1
BUNCOMBE 3,558 4.0 1,570 44.1 1,865 52.4 40 1.1 35 1.0 1 0.0 42 1.2 5 0.1
BURKE 860 1.0 469 54.5 351 40.8 3 0.3 33 3.8 1 0.1 3 0.3 0 0.0
CABARRUS 1,888 2.1 994 52.6 803 42.5 16 0.8 36 1.9 1 0.1 36 1.9 2 0.1
CALDWELL 778 0.9 422 54.2 333 42.8 3 0.4 15 1.9 0 0.0 5 0.6 0 0.0
CAMDEN 47 0.1 23 48.9 19 40.4 1 2.1 1 2.1 0 0.0 2 4.3 1 2.1
CARTERET 772 0.9 282 36.5 465 60.2 11 1.4 6 0.8 0 0.0 8 1.0 0 0.0
CASWELL 133 0.1 95 71.4 38 28.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
CATAWBA 2,006 2.2 1,046 52.1 907 45.2 8 0.4 28 1.4 1 0.0 16 0.8 0 0.0
CHATHAM 445 0.5 203 45.6 220 49.4 7 1.6 4 0.9 1 0.2 10 2.2 0 0.0
CHEROKEE 282 0.3 129 45.7 130 46.1 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0.0 21 7.4 0 0.0
CHOWAN 174 0.2 100 57.5 68 39.1 2 1.1 2 1.1 0 0.0 2 1.1 0 0.0
CLAY 89 0.1 34 38.2 41 46.1 1 1.1 1 1.1 0 0.0 12 13.5 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 1,190 1.3 766 64.4 395 33.2 6 0.5 17 1.4 1 0.1 5 0.4 0 0.0
COLUMBUS 571 0.6 424 74.3 135 23.6 2 0.4 7 1.2 0 0.0 3 0.5 0 0.0
CRAVEN 1,104 1.2 514 46.6 540 48.9 6 0.5 28 2.5 1 0.1 13 1.2 2 0.2
CUMBERLAND 2,503 2.8 1,412 56.4 1,004 40.1 11 0.4 11 0.4 8 0.3 57 2.3 0 0.0
CURRITUCK 159 0.2 58 36.5 95 59.7 0 0.0 2 1.3 2 1.3 2 1.3 0 0.0
DARE 230 0.3 65 28.3 155 67.4 4 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 2.6 0 0.0
DAVIDSON 1,320 1.5 763 57.8 517 39.2 12 0.9 18 1.4 0 0.0 10 0.8 0 0.0
DAVIE 219 0.2 126 57.5 85 38.8 3 1.4 4 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
DUPLIN 396 0.4 297 75.0 88 22.2 3 0.8 7 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0
DURHAM 3,616 4.0 1,792 49.6 1,621 44.8 25 0.7 30 0.8 1 0.0 144 4.0 3 0.1
EDGECOMBE 459 0.5 341 74.3 105 22.9 0 0.0 10 2.2 1 0.2 1 0.2 1 0.2
FORSYTH 5,440 6.0 2,912 53.5 2,262 41.6 70 1.3 116 2.1 1 0.0 69 1.3 10 0.2
FRANKLIN 312 0.3 172 55.1 132 42.3 2 0.6 4 1.3 0 0.0 2 0.6 0 0.0
GASTON 2,140 2.4 1,180 55.1 889 41.5 11 0.5 40 1.9 2 0.1 17 0.8 1 0.0
GATES 72 0.1 51 70.8 18 25.0 2 2.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.4 0 0.0
GRAHAM 60 0.1 38 63.3 20 33.3 1 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.7 0 0.0
GRANVILLE 346 0.4 223 64.5 117 33.8 1 0.3 3 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.6 0 0.0
GREENE 116 0.1 80 69.0 31 26.7 0 0.0 2 1.7 0 0.0 2 1.7 1 0.9
GUILFORD 4,946 5.5 2,539 51.3 2,218 44.8 42 0.8 90 1.8 6 0.1 48 1.0 3 0.1
HALIFAX 447 0.5 321 71.8 116 26.0 0 0.0 5 1.1 2 0.4 2 0.4 1 0.2
HARNETT 698 0.8 398 57.0 281 40.3 3 0.4 7 1.0 0 0.0 9 1.3 0 0.0
HAYWOOD 659 0.7 303 46.0 284 43.1 4 0.6 9 1.4 0 0.0 59 9.0 0 0.0
HENDERSON 1,482 1.6 486 32.8 920 62.1 21 1.4 22 1.5 0 0.0 31 2.1 2 0.1
HERTFORD 236 0.3 176 74.6 55 23.3 1 0.4 2 0.8 2 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0
HOKE 171 0.2 104 60.8 64 37.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 2 1.2 0 0.0
HYDE 47 0.1 28 59.6 19 40.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,406 1.6 789 56.1 566 40.3 13 0.9 15 1.1 3 0.2 20 1.4 0 0.0
JACKSON 364 0.4 183 50.3 171 47.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.5 7 1.9 0 0.0
JOHNSTON 1,173 1.3 644 54.9 467 39.8 8 0.7 30 2.6 1 0.1 23 2.0 0 0.0
JONES 76 0.1 52 68.4 23 30.3 0 0.0 1 1.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 575 0.6 326 56.7 214 37.2 0 0.0 5 0.9 0 0.0 30 5.2 0 0.0
LENOIR 563 0.6 417 74.1 131 23.3 4 0.7 5 0.9 2 0.4 4 0.7 0 0.0
LINCOLN 575 0.6 326 56.7 236 41.0 6 1.0 1 0.2 0 0.0 6 1.0 0 0.0
MCDOWELL 314 0.3 195 62.1 108 34.4 2 0.6 5 1.6 0 0.0 4 1.3 0 0.0
MACON 348 0.4 120 34.5 191 54.9 7 2.0 2 0.6 0 0.0 28 8.0 0 0.0
MADISON 145 0.2 98 67.6 42 29.0 2 1.4 1 0.7 0 0.0 2 1.4 0 0.0
MARTIN 186 0.2 145 78.0 38 20.4 2 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
MECKLENBURG 7,570 8.4 3,425 45.2 3,718 49.1 45 0.6 78 1.0 20 0.3 230 3.0 54 0.7
MITCHELL 208 0.2 149 71.6 51 24.5 0 0.0 3 1.4 4 1.9 1 0.5 0 0.0
MONTGOMERY 152 0.2 102 67.1 47 30.9 2 1.3 1 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
MOORE 1,436 1.6 699 48.7 690 48.1 9 0.6 17 1.2 8 0.6 10 0.7 3 0.2
NASH 970 1.1 674 69.5 265 27.3 2 0.2 24 2.5 1 0.1 3 0.3 1 0.1
NEW HANOVER 2,812 3.1 1,141 40.6 1,567 55.7 30 1.1 30 1.1 3 0.1 41 1.5 0 0.0
NORTHAMPTON 159 0.2 123 77.4 31 19.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 3 1.9 1 0.6
ONSLOW 785 0.9 366 46.6 378 48.2 6 0.8 9 1.1 6 0.8 20 2.5 0 0.0
ORANGE 1,440 1.6 681 47.3 710 49.3 15 1.0 8 0.6 0 0.0 24 1.7 2 0.1
PAMLICO 97 0.1 41 42.3 56 57.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 469 0.5 262 55.9 190 40.5 6 1.3 6 1.3 1 0.2 4 0.9 0 0.0
PENDER 287 0.3 139 48.4 138 48.1 3 1.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 6 2.1 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 76 0.1 32 42.1 42 55.3 1 1.3 1 1.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
PERSON 279 0.3 196 70.3 81 29.0 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
PITT 2,470 2.7 1,544 62.5 826 33.4 21 0.9 49 2.0 4 0.2 22 0.9 4 0.2
POLK 197 0.2 61 31.0 117 59.4 2 1.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 16 8.1 0 0.0
RANDOLPH 1,171 1.3 707 60.4 416 35.5 14 1.2 18 1.5 1 0.1 15 1.3 0 0.0
RICHMOND 468 0.5 293 62.6 163 34.8 1 0.2 8 1.7 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.2
ROBESON 1,150 1.3 874 76.0 251 21.8 2 0.2 17 1.5 2 0.2 3 0.3 1 0.1
ROCKINGHAM 977 1.1 647 66.2 304 31.1 9 0.9 16 1.6 0 0.0 1 0.1 0 0.0
ROWAN 1,531 1.7 827 54.0 643 42.0 11 0.7 31 2.0 3 0.2 14 0.9 2 0.1
RUTHERFORD 809 0.9 458 56.6 339 41.9 4 0.5 1 0.1 0 0.0 6 0.7 1 0.1
SAMPSON 427 0.5 328 76.8 82 19.2 0 0.0 6 1.4 1 0.2 10 2.3 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 405 0.4 288 71.1 111 27.4 0 0.0 4 1.0 0 0.0 2 0.5 0 0.0
STANLY 569 0.6 368 64.7 192 33.7 3 0.5 3 0.5 2 0.4 1 0.2 0 0.0
STOKES 320 0.4 212 66.3 99 30.9 4 1.3 5 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
SURRY 972 1.1 690 71.0 252 25.9 10 1.0 16 1.6 0 0.0 4 0.4 0 0.0
SWAIN 127 0.1 78 61.4 49 38.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 334 0.4 133 39.8 184 55.1 4 1.2 2 0.6 0 0.0 10 3.0 1 0.3
TYRRELL 24 0.0 14 58.3 10 41.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 1,231 1.4 658 53.5 518 42.1 10 0.8 23 1.9 1 0.1 21 1.7 0 0.0
VANCE 498 0.6 357 71.7 134 26.9 2 0.4 4 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0
WAKE 5,935 6.6 2,415 40.7 2,867 48.3 28 0.5 118 2.0 1 0.0 506 8.5 0 0.0
WARREN 116 0.1 83 71.6 31 26.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.7 0 0.0
WASHINGTON 104 0.1 73 70.2 29 27.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.9 0 0.0
WATAUGA 343 0.4 177 51.6 151 44.0 1 0.3 12 3.5 0 0.0 2 0.6 0 0.0
WAYNE 1,313 1.5 906 69.0 374 28.5 3 0.2 25 1.9 1 0.1 4 0.3 0 0.0
WILKES 585 0.6 393 67.2 160 27.4 7 1.2 20 3.4 0 0.0 5 0.9 0 0.0
WILSON 753 0.8 513 68.1 219 29.1 4 0.5 13 1.7 0 0.0 4 0.5 0 0.0
YADKIN 192 0.2 127 66.1 57 29.7 4 2.1 0 0.0 1 0.5 2 1.0 1 0.5
YANCEY 133 0.1 78 58.6 50 37.6 4 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 0 0.0

*Data include deaths occurring in North Carolina, regardless of place of residence.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics