2016 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 91,354 100.0 46,450 50.8 40,784 44.6 745 0.8 1,225 1.3 105 0.1 1,944 2.1 101 0.1
COUNTY OF DEATH: 1,611 1.8 913 56.7 644 40.0 10 0.6 26 1.6 1 0.1 16 1.0 1 0.1
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 190 0.2 116 61.1 72 37.9 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 114 0.1 75 65.8 37 32.5 2 1.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ANSON 176 0.2 118 67.0 53 30.1 1 0.6 3 1.7 0 0.0 1 0.6 0 0.0
ASHE 245 0.3 173 70.6 62 25.3 5 2.0 3 1.2 0 0.0 2 0.8 0 0.0
AVERY 178 0.2 91 51.1 78 43.8 4 2.2 1 0.6 0 0.0 4 2.2 0 0.0
BEAUFORT 451 0.5 260 57.6 182 40.4 3 0.7 4 0.9 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0
BERTIE 179 0.2 144 80.4 32 17.9 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.1 0 0.0
BLADEN 229 0.3 174 76.0 49 21.4 1 0.4 1 0.4 1 0.4 3 1.3 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 987 1.1 310 31.4 631 63.9 10 1.0 10 1.0 2 0.2 23 2.3 1 0.1
BUNCOMBE 3,579 3.9 1,443 40.3 2,019 56.4 33 0.9 24 0.7 1 0.0 51 1.4 8 0.2
BURKE 893 1.0 461 51.6 396 44.3 6 0.7 25 2.8 2 0.2 3 0.3 0 0.0
CABARRUS 1,781 1.9 896 50.3 782 43.9 14 0.8 34 1.9 2 0.1 48 2.7 5 0.3
CALDWELL 791 0.9 411 52.0 362 45.8 1 0.1 13 1.6 1 0.1 3 0.4 0 0.0
CAMDEN 46 0.1 21 45.7 25 54.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
CARTERET 810 0.9 306 37.8 475 58.6 13 1.6 12 1.5 0 0.0 4 0.5 0 0.0
CASWELL 149 0.2 97 65.1 51 34.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.7 0 0.0
CATAWBA 1,909 2.1 969 50.8 891 46.7 9 0.5 25 1.3 1 0.1 14 0.7 0 0.0
CHATHAM 479 0.5 209 43.6 248 51.8 13 2.7 2 0.4 1 0.2 6 1.3 0 0.0
CHEROKEE 264 0.3 129 48.9 111 42.0 1 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 21 8.0 2 0.8
CHOWAN 161 0.2 92 57.1 59 36.6 2 1.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 8 5.0 0 0.0
CLAY 82 0.1 32 39.0 44 53.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 7.3 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 1,203 1.3 726 60.3 449 37.3 9 0.7 6 0.5 1 0.1 9 0.7 3 0.2
COLUMBUS 633 0.7 470 74.2 152 24.0 4 0.6 3 0.5 1 0.2 3 0.5 0 0.0
CRAVEN 1,140 1.2 461 40.4 630 55.3 6 0.5 27 2.4 2 0.2 14 1.2 0 0.0
CUMBERLAND 2,587 2.8 1,430 55.3 1,096 42.4 7 0.3 17 0.7 3 0.1 33 1.3 1 0.0
CURRITUCK 153 0.2 63 41.2 83 54.2 2 1.3 1 0.7 0 0.0 4 2.6 0 0.0
DARE 274 0.3 51 18.6 191 69.7 7 2.6 3 1.1 0 0.0 22 8.0 0 0.0
DAVIDSON 1,223 1.3 679 55.5 499 40.8 15 1.2 20 1.6 1 0.1 8 0.7 1 0.1
DAVIE 246 0.3 119 48.4 117 47.6 4 1.6 4 1.6 0 0.0 2 0.8 0 0.0
DUPLIN 342 0.4 251 73.4 79 23.1 2 0.6 5 1.5 1 0.3 4 1.2 0 0.0
DURHAM 3,561 3.9 1,686 47.3 1,658 46.6 45 1.3 39 1.1 2 0.1 128 3.6 3 0.1
EDGECOMBE 456 0.5 322 70.6 116 25.4 5 1.1 9 2.0 0 0.0 3 0.7 1 0.2
FORSYTH 5,220 5.7 2,629 50.4 2,368 45.4 58 1.1 86 1.6 0 0.0 74 1.4 5 0.1
FRANKLIN 333 0.4 175 52.6 139 41.7 1 0.3 4 1.2 0 0.0 13 3.9 1 0.3
GASTON 2,161 2.4 1,139 52.7 937 43.4 12 0.6 50 2.3 2 0.1 21 1.0 0 0.0
GATES 73 0.1 50 68.5 19 26.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.7 1 1.4
GRAHAM 71 0.1 46 64.8 22 31.0 1 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 2.8 0 0.0
GRANVILLE 367 0.4 230 62.7 128 34.9 1 0.3 6 1.6 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.3
GREENE 138 0.2 99 71.7 35 25.4 2 1.4 1 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.7
GUILFORD 5,168 5.7 2,473 47.9 2,455 47.5 59 1.1 97 1.9 11 0.2 69 1.3 4 0.1
HALIFAX 471 0.5 344 73.0 119 25.3 0 0.0 5 1.1 2 0.4 1 0.2 0 0.0
HARNETT 674 0.7 395 58.6 243 36.1 6 0.9 10 1.5 0 0.0 19 2.8 1 0.1
HAYWOOD 650 0.7 287 44.2 294 45.2 7 1.1 15 2.3 0 0.0 47 7.2 0 0.0
HENDERSON 1,413 1.5 455 32.2 898 63.6 21 1.5 14 1.0 1 0.1 22 1.6 2 0.1
HERTFORD 247 0.3 178 72.1 63 25.5 2 0.8 1 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.8 1 0.4
HOKE 190 0.2 120 63.2 66 34.7 0 0.0 3 1.6 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
HYDE 52 0.1 34 65.4 17 32.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.9 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,483 1.6 767 51.7 650 43.8 25 1.7 18 1.2 2 0.1 21 1.4 0 0.0
JACKSON 348 0.4 144 41.4 186 53.4 3 0.9 2 0.6 1 0.3 12 3.4 0 0.0
JOHNSTON 1,273 1.4 721 56.6 478 37.5 7 0.5 39 3.1 2 0.2 26 2.0 0 0.0
JONES 70 0.1 48 68.6 20 28.6 1 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.4 0 0.0
LEE 498 0.5 247 49.6 227 45.6 3 0.6 5 1.0 0 0.0 16 3.2 0 0.0
LENOIR 555 0.6 377 67.9 162 29.2 2 0.4 12 2.2 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0
LINCOLN 555 0.6 318 57.3 225 40.5 1 0.2 4 0.7 1 0.2 5 0.9 1 0.2
MCDOWELL 358 0.4 198 55.3 153 42.7 3 0.8 3 0.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3
MACON 430 0.5 145 33.7 246 57.2 9 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 28 6.5 2 0.5
MADISON 149 0.2 89 59.7 55 36.9 1 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0 2 1.3 1 0.7
MARTIN 220 0.2 160 72.7 56 25.5 2 0.9 1 0.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
MECKLENBURG 7,729 8.5 3,256 42.1 4,004 51.8 47 0.6 76 1.0 23 0.3 287 3.7 36 0.5
MITCHELL 201 0.2 140 69.7 57 28.4 0 0.0 3 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
MONTGOMERY 172 0.2 118 68.6 50 29.1 0 0.0 4 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
MOORE 1,472 1.6 660 44.8 748 50.8 22 1.5 15 1.0 10 0.7 12 0.8 5 0.3
NASH 995 1.1 633 63.6 342 34.4 5 0.5 11 1.1 0 0.0 4 0.4 0 0.0
NEW HANOVER 2,961 3.2 1,137 38.4 1,702 57.5 21 0.7 37 1.2 3 0.1 60 2.0 1 0.0
NORTHAMPTON 159 0.2 104 65.4 55 34.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ONSLOW 812 0.9 366 45.1 412 50.7 4 0.5 4 0.5 3 0.4 23 2.8 0 0.0
ORANGE 1,537 1.7 688 44.8 758 49.3 23 1.5 17 1.1 3 0.2 48 3.1 0 0.0
PAMLICO 104 0.1 55 52.9 48 46.2 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 494 0.5 241 48.8 240 48.6 5 1.0 4 0.8 0 0.0 4 0.8 0 0.0
PENDER 335 0.4 142 42.4 178 53.1 4 1.2 5 1.5 0 0.0 6 1.8 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 79 0.1 43 54.4 30 38.0 2 2.5 2 2.5 0 0.0 2 2.5 0 0.0
PERSON 290 0.3 185 63.8 103 35.5 1 0.3 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
PITT 2,315 2.5 1,433 61.9 800 34.6 17 0.7 38 1.6 2 0.1 22 1.0 3 0.1
POLK 186 0.2 55 29.6 117 62.9 1 0.5 1 0.5 1 0.5 11 5.9 0 0.0
RANDOLPH 1,171 1.3 692 59.1 450 38.4 8 0.7 19 1.6 0 0.0 2 0.2 0 0.0
RICHMOND 491 0.5 308 62.7 174 35.4 1 0.2 3 0.6 0 0.0 4 0.8 1 0.2
ROBESON 1,236 1.4 930 75.2 278 22.5 3 0.2 16 1.3 0 0.0 9 0.7 0 0.0
ROCKINGHAM 991 1.1 650 65.6 319 32.2 9 0.9 10 1.0 1 0.1 2 0.2 0 0.0
ROWAN 1,515 1.7 760 50.2 689 45.5 13 0.9 37 2.4 0 0.0 15 1.0 1 0.1
RUTHERFORD 767 0.8 423 55.1 332 43.3 5 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 7 0.9 0 0.0
SAMPSON 452 0.5 358 79.2 85 18.8 0 0.0 4 0.9 1 0.2 4 0.9 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 475 0.5 336 70.7 135 28.4 1 0.2 2 0.4 1 0.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
STANLY 549 0.6 331 60.3 209 38.1 3 0.5 3 0.5 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.2
STOKES 312 0.3 193 61.9 116 37.2 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.3 1 0.3
SURRY 998 1.1 674 67.5 292 29.3 8 0.8 14 1.4 0 0.0 10 1.0 0 0.0
SWAIN 160 0.2 95 59.4 60 37.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 4 2.5 0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 372 0.4 129 34.7 228 61.3 4 1.1 4 1.1 2 0.5 5 1.3 0 0.0
TYRRELL 27 0.0 18 66.7 9 33.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 1,325 1.5 687 51.8 581 43.8 12 0.9 16 1.2 0 0.0 28 2.1 1 0.1
VANCE 506 0.6 352 69.6 147 29.1 1 0.2 4 0.8 0 0.0 2 0.4 0 0.0
WAKE 6,228 6.8 2,310 37.1 3,250 52.2 38 0.6 110 1.8 5 0.1 513 8.2 2 0.0
WARREN 158 0.2 110 69.6 45 28.5 1 0.6 2 1.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
WASHINGTON 110 0.1 77 70.0 33 30.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 287 0.3 143 49.8 131 45.6 1 0.3 7 2.4 1 0.3 3 1.0 1 0.3
WAYNE 1,421 1.6 937 65.9 437 30.8 4 0.3 33 2.3 2 0.1 8 0.6 0 0.0
WILKES 603 0.7 402 66.7 171 28.4 8 1.3 18 3.0 1 0.2 3 0.5 0 0.0
WILSON 707 0.8 470 66.5 219 31.0 5 0.7 10 1.4 0 0.0 3 0.4 0 0.0
YADKIN 217 0.2 150 69.1 63 29.0 3 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
YANCEY 146 0.2 93 63.7 53 36.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 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