2016 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 89,138 100.0 9,794 11.0 13,472 15.1 34,124 38.3 10,640 11.9 7,181 8.1 8,960 10.1 3,170 3.6 1,349 1.5 448 0.5
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,619 1.8 170 10.5 249 15.4 634 39.2 177 10.9 137 8.5 173 10.7 47 2.9 24 1.5 8 0.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 370 0.4 70 18.9 81 21.9 129 34.9 28 7.6 32 8.6 23 6.2 6 1.6 1 0.3 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 150 0.2 27 18.0 33 22.0 53 35.3 6 4.0 15 10.0 11 7.3 4 2.7 0 0.0 1 0.7
ANSON 317 0.4 32 10.1 47 14.8 153 48.3 28 8.8 26 8.2 26 8.2 3 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.6
ASHE 323 0.4 65 20.1 60 18.6 115 35.6 23 7.1 28 8.7 14 4.3 12 3.7 1 0.3 5 1.5
AVERY 191 0.2 37 19.4 21 11.0 58 30.4 32 16.8 12 6.3 16 8.4 12 6.3 2 1.0 1 0.5
BEAUFORT 612 0.7 79 12.9 94 15.4 247 40.4 82 13.4 43 7.0 42 6.9 17 2.8 7 1.1 1 0.2
BERTIE 238 0.3 42 17.6 49 20.6 94 39.5 25 10.5 13 5.5 10 4.2 3 1.3 1 0.4 1 0.4
BLADEN 409 0.5 58 14.2 93 22.7 154 37.7 32 7.8 42 10.3 23 5.6 6 1.5 1 0.2 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 1,383 1.6 98 7.1 150 10.8 576 41.6 174 12.6 150 10.8 153 11.1 68 4.9 14 1.0 0 0.0
BUNCOMBE 2,583 2.9 225 8.7 282 10.9 920 35.6 335 13.0 223 8.6 362 14.0 134 5.2 89 3.4 13 0.5
BURKE 1,037 1.2 191 18.4 191 18.4 364 35.1 102 9.8 77 7.4 70 6.8 32 3.1 10 1.0 0 0.0
CABARRUS 1,476 1.7 134 9.1 252 17.1 579 39.2 187 12.7 138 9.3 123 8.3 42 2.8 9 0.6 12 0.8
CALDWELL 982 1.1 185 18.8 236 24.0 359 36.6 70 7.1 75 7.6 39 4.0 11 1.1 5 0.5 2 0.2
CAMDEN 95 0.1 3 3.2 21 22.1 37 38.9 12 12.6 8 8.4 8 8.4 3 3.2 1 1.1 2 2.1
CARTERET 799 0.9 44 5.5 113 14.1 304 38.0 155 19.4 59 7.4 76 9.5 27 3.4 14 1.8 7 0.9
CASWELL 287 0.3 45 15.7 65 22.6 121 42.2 18 6.3 15 5.2 16 5.6 4 1.4 1 0.3 2 0.7
CATAWBA 1,634 1.8 205 12.5 321 19.6 638 39.0 139 8.5 130 8.0 135 8.3 47 2.9 12 0.7 7 0.4
CHATHAM 666 0.7 55 8.3 67 10.1 241 36.2 70 10.5 31 4.7 101 15.2 58 8.7 41 6.2 2 0.3
CHEROKEE 331 0.4 46 13.9 48 14.5 123 37.2 32 9.7 32 9.7 31 9.4 14 4.2 3 0.9 2 0.6
CHOWAN 182 0.2 28 15.4 22 12.1 76 41.8 23 12.6 13 7.1 8 4.4 6 3.3 6 3.3 0 0.0
CLAY 142 0.2 13 9.2 24 16.9 51 35.9 19 13.4 13 9.2 11 7.7 9 6.3 1 0.7 1 0.7
CLEVELAND 1,225 1.4 182 14.9 226 18.4 482 39.3 111 9.1 90 7.3 91 7.4 28 2.3 11 0.9 4 0.3
COLUMBUS 704 0.8 91 12.9 156 22.2 285 40.5 67 9.5 48 6.8 39 5.5 11 1.6 3 0.4 4 0.6
CRAVEN 1,124 1.3 77 6.9 159 14.1 439 39.1 167 14.9 102 9.1 111 9.9 43 3.8 13 1.2 13 1.2
CUMBERLAND 2,489 2.8 252 10.1 326 13.1 1,003 40.3 384 15.4 207 8.3 202 8.1 77 3.1 28 1.1 10 0.4
CURRITUCK 222 0.2 24 10.8 38 17.1 99 44.6 31 14.0 11 5.0 14 6.3 2 0.9 0 0.0 3 1.4
DARE 364 0.4 15 4.1 36 9.9 164 45.1 51 14.0 24 6.6 48 13.2 16 4.4 7 1.9 3 0.8
DAVIDSON 1,716 1.9 249 14.5 327 19.1 712 41.5 174 10.1 117 6.8 97 5.7 26 1.5 9 0.5 5 0.3
DAVIE 505 0.6 53 10.5 73 14.5 212 42.0 54 10.7 52 10.3 41 8.1 16 3.2 3 0.6 1 0.2
DUPLIN 543 0.6 72 13.3 114 21.0 218 40.1 55 10.1 37 6.8 32 5.9 10 1.8 1 0.2 4 0.7
DURHAM 1,942 2.2 148 7.6 246 12.7 628 32.3 247 12.7 167 8.6 273 14.1 138 7.1 85 4.4 10 0.5
EDGECOMBE 658 0.7 138 21.0 127 19.3 261 39.7 39 5.9 40 6.1 39 5.9 10 1.5 2 0.3 2 0.3
FORSYTH 3,242 3.6 232 7.2 405 12.5 1,299 40.1 408 12.6 263 8.1 411 12.7 138 4.3 64 2.0 22 0.7
FRANKLIN 565 0.6 81 14.3 93 16.5 228 40.4 62 11.0 46 8.1 38 6.7 14 2.5 1 0.2 2 0.4
GASTON 2,265 2.5 306 13.5 446 19.7 850 37.5 240 10.6 187 8.3 171 7.5 41 1.8 13 0.6 11 0.5
GATES 118 0.1 19 16.1 24 20.3 52 44.1 6 5.1 7 5.9 5 4.2 4 3.4 0 0.0 1 0.8
GRAHAM 103 0.1 26 25.2 19 18.4 31 30.1 10 9.7 10 9.7 5 4.9 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
GRANVILLE 528 0.6 91 17.2 93 17.6 202 38.3 42 8.0 40 7.6 34 6.4 15 2.8 3 0.6 8 1.5
GREENE 201 0.2 18 9.0 47 23.4 92 45.8 21 10.4 16 8.0 4 2.0 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
GUILFORD 4,295 4.8 357 8.3 534 12.4 1,579 36.8 614 14.3 312 7.3 570 13.3 211 4.9 97 2.3 21 0.5
HALIFAX 648 0.7 121 18.7 129 19.9 246 38.0 42 6.5 56 8.6 36 5.6 6 0.9 6 0.9 6 0.9
HARNETT 960 1.1 126 13.1 157 16.4 397 41.4 112 11.7 72 7.5 60 6.3 26 2.7 4 0.4 6 0.6
HAYWOOD 753 0.8 90 12.0 126 16.7 255 33.9 115 15.3 82 10.9 54 7.2 24 3.2 5 0.7 2 0.3
HENDERSON 1,367 1.5 101 7.4 133 9.7 481 35.2 197 14.4 124 9.1 220 16.1 76 5.6 22 1.6 13 1.0
HERTFORD 259 0.3 44 17.0 70 27.0 82 31.7 24 9.3 16 6.2 16 6.2 3 1.2 3 1.2 1 0.4
HOKE 310 0.3 42 13.5 57 18.4 114 36.8 40 12.9 29 9.4 17 5.5 8 2.6 1 0.3 2 0.6
HYDE 67 0.1 5 7.5 14 20.9 35 52.2 4 6.0 3 4.5 5 7.5 0 0.0 1 1.5 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,537 1.7 130 8.5 223 14.5 683 44.4 186 12.1 116 7.5 149 9.7 36 2.3 11 0.7 3 0.2
JACKSON 410 0.5 56 13.7 66 16.1 126 30.7 55 13.4 38 9.3 41 10.0 16 3.9 10 2.4 2 0.5
JOHNSTON 1,474 1.7 202 13.7 203 13.8 639 43.4 157 10.7 118 8.0 105 7.1 32 2.2 9 0.6 9 0.6
JONES 106 0.1 13 12.3 17 16.0 50 47.2 10 9.4 5 4.7 7 6.6 3 2.8 1 0.9 0 0.0
LEE 530 0.6 38 7.2 84 15.8 207 39.1 67 12.6 45 8.5 59 11.1 21 4.0 7 1.3 2 0.4
LENOIR 707 0.8 90 12.7 133 18.8 266 37.6 87 12.3 56 7.9 44 6.2 21 3.0 4 0.6 6 0.8
LINCOLN 809 0.9 122 15.1 146 18.0 321 39.7 52 6.4 86 10.6 56 6.9 20 2.5 3 0.4 3 0.4
MCDOWELL 537 0.6 85 15.8 104 19.4 220 41.0 43 8.0 45 8.4 27 5.0 10 1.9 2 0.4 1 0.2
MACON 485 0.5 54 11.1 59 12.2 173 35.7 52 10.7 62 12.8 49 10.1 24 4.9 11 2.3 1 0.2
MADISON 247 0.3 49 19.8 38 15.4 89 36.0 24 9.7 14 5.7 22 8.9 5 2.0 4 1.6 2 0.8
MARTIN 308 0.3 48 15.6 56 18.2 124 40.3 31 10.1 27 8.8 12 3.9 8 2.6 1 0.3 1 0.3
MECKLENBURG 6,051 6.8 369 6.1 631 10.4 2,082 34.4 861 14.2 557 9.2 1,050 17.4 317 5.2 126 2.1 58 1.0
MITCHELL 221 0.2 48 21.7 30 13.6 77 34.8 17 7.7 21 9.5 18 8.1 5 2.3 4 1.8 1 0.5
MONTGOMERY 290 0.3 47 16.2 66 22.8 104 35.9 25 8.6 21 7.2 19 6.6 7 2.4 1 0.3 0 0.0
MOORE 1,149 1.3 74 6.4 126 11.0 408 35.5 165 14.4 85 7.4 205 17.8 50 4.4 27 2.3 9 0.8
NASH 1,044 1.2 149 14.3 181 17.3 444 42.5 105 10.1 72 6.9 65 6.2 16 1.5 9 0.9 3 0.3
NEW HANOVER 1,981 2.2 110 5.6 198 10.0 711 35.9 340 17.2 166 8.4 318 16.1 105 5.3 33 1.7 0 0.0
NORTHAMPTON 279 0.3 57 20.4 48 17.2 101 36.2 35 12.5 10 3.6 20 7.2 3 1.1 4 1.4 1 0.4
ONSLOW 1,157 1.3 105 9.1 137 11.8 528 45.6 174 15.0 95 8.2 80 6.9 25 2.2 5 0.4 8 0.7
ORANGE 815 0.9 60 7.4 96 11.8 233 28.6 73 9.0 58 7.1 142 17.4 86 10.6 57 7.0 10 1.2
PAMLICO 166 0.2 15 9.0 35 21.1 76 45.8 14 8.4 8 4.8 9 5.4 7 4.2 1 0.6 1 0.6
PASQUOTANK 423 0.5 54 12.8 68 16.1 166 39.2 45 10.6 38 9.0 30 7.1 18 4.3 2 0.5 2 0.5
PENDER 593 0.7 64 10.8 98 16.5 222 37.4 93 15.7 47 7.9 39 6.6 20 3.4 9 1.5 1 0.2
PERQUIMANS 175 0.2 18 10.3 35 20.0 62 35.4 23 13.1 12 6.9 19 10.9 5 2.9 1 0.6 0 0.0
PERSON 432 0.5 56 13.0 71 16.4 196 45.4 41 9.5 41 9.5 22 5.1 2 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.7
PITT 1,213 1.4 149 12.3 180 14.8 424 35.0 140 11.5 114 9.4 110 9.1 50 4.1 32 2.6 14 1.2
POLK 299 0.3 26 8.7 40 13.4 79 26.4 32 10.7 32 10.7 64 21.4 14 4.7 9 3.0 3 1.0
RANDOLPH 1,500 1.7 240 16.0 290 19.3 644 42.9 108 7.2 105 7.0 79 5.3 20 1.3 6 0.4 8 0.5
RICHMOND 556 0.6 72 12.9 108 19.4 233 41.9 59 10.6 39 7.0 24 4.3 15 2.7 2 0.4 4 0.7
ROBESON 1,411 1.6 267 18.9 293 20.8 505 35.8 132 9.4 103 7.3 69 4.9 28 2.0 12 0.9 2 0.1
ROCKINGHAM 1,151 1.3 165 14.3 223 19.4 518 45.0 89 7.7 70 6.1 60 5.2 14 1.2 8 0.7 4 0.3
ROWAN 1,608 1.8 155 9.6 306 19.0 671 41.7 191 11.9 132 8.2 94 5.8 39 2.4 13 0.8 7 0.4
RUTHERFORD 839 0.9 98 11.7 150 17.9 337 40.2 92 11.0 73 8.7 65 7.7 13 1.5 4 0.5 7 0.8
SAMPSON 701 0.8 102 14.6 155 22.1 283 40.4 60 8.6 44 6.3 35 5.0 16 2.3 6 0.9 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 417 0.5 47 11.3 78 18.7 172 41.2 35 8.4 38 9.1 31 7.4 10 2.4 5 1.2 1 0.2
STANLY 704 0.8 87 12.4 126 17.9 299 42.5 73 10.4 57 8.1 47 6.7 9 1.3 3 0.4 3 0.4
STOKES 560 0.6 82 14.6 109 19.5 272 48.6 29 5.2 33 5.9 21 3.8 5 0.9 3 0.5 6 1.1
SURRY 898 1.0 183 20.4 159 17.7 326 36.3 91 10.1 51 5.7 57 6.3 19 2.1 10 1.1 2 0.2
SWAIN 178 0.2 16 9.0 37 20.8 72 40.4 22 12.4 15 8.4 10 5.6 6 3.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 456 0.5 36 7.9 41 9.0 166 36.4 70 15.4 27 5.9 76 16.7 27 5.9 10 2.2 3 0.7
TYRRELL 44 0.0 7 15.9 9 20.5 18 40.9 7 15.9 1 2.3 2 4.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 1,410 1.6 128 9.1 209 14.8 598 42.4 188 13.3 110 7.8 127 9.0 37 2.6 13 0.9 0 0.0
VANCE 540 0.6 65 12.0 145 26.9 195 36.1 65 12.0 37 6.9 23 4.3 9 1.7 1 0.2 0 0.0
WAKE 5,455 6.1 285 5.2 495 9.1 1,786 32.7 868 15.9 463 8.5 960 17.6 377 6.9 206 3.8 15 0.3
WARREN 271 0.3 44 16.2 48 17.7 108 39.9 30 11.1 18 6.6 17 6.3 2 0.7 2 0.7 2 0.7
WASHINGTON 156 0.2 25 16.0 20 12.8 74 47.4 10 6.4 16 10.3 9 5.8 2 1.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 317 0.4 45 14.2 35 11.0 101 31.9 50 15.8 21 6.6 37 11.7 14 4.4 12 3.8 2 0.6
WAYNE 1,243 1.4 126 10.1 148 11.9 576 46.3 155 12.5 98 7.9 102 8.2 27 2.2 9 0.7 2 0.2
WILKES 853 1.0 173 20.3 170 19.9 328 38.5 68 8.0 60 7.0 35 4.1 9 1.1 5 0.6 5 0.6
WILSON 787 0.9 112 14.2 147 18.7 310 39.4 48 6.1 73 9.3 65 8.3 24 3.0 8 1.0 0 0.0
YADKIN 426 0.5 73 17.1 82 19.2 179 42.0 37 8.7 24 5.6 16 3.8 6 1.4 2 0.5 7 1.6
YANCEY 220 0.2 61 27.7 26 11.8 70 31.8 30 13.6 14 6.4 14 6.4 5 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0

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