YTD2017 QUARTER 1-4 (JAN-DEC) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, 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 88,020 100.0 9,152 10.4 13,219 15.0 33,641 38.2 10,735 12.2 7,267 8.3 8,996 10.2 3,292 3.7 1,319 1.5 399 0.5
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,643 1.9 153 9.3 268 16.3 654 39.8 192 11.7 125 7.6 176 10.7 53 3.2 14 0.9 8 0.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 426 0.5 78 18.3 97 22.8 143 33.6 46 10.8 29 6.8 25 5.9 7 1.6 1 0.2 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 125 0.1 28 22.4 21 16.8 48 38.4 8 6.4 7 5.6 7 5.6 3 2.4 2 1.6 1 0.8
ANSON 293 0.3 31 10.6 54 18.4 133 45.4 18 6.1 33 11.3 16 5.5 5 1.7 2 0.7 1 0.3
ASHE 307 0.3 64 20.8 44 14.3 114 37.1 26 8.5 28 9.1 18 5.9 6 2.0 4 1.3 3 1.0
AVERY 181 0.2 30 16.6 18 9.9 71 39.2 25 13.8 12 6.6 17 9.4 5 2.8 2 1.1 1 0.6
BEAUFORT 592 0.7 53 9.0 99 16.7 235 39.7 86 14.5 38 6.4 57 9.6 15 2.5 5 0.8 4 0.7
BERTIE 236 0.3 29 12.3 48 20.3 112 47.5 19 8.1 16 6.8 10 4.2 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0.0
BLADEN 386 0.4 41 10.6 87 22.5 159 41.2 24 6.2 44 11.4 19 4.9 9 2.3 3 0.8 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 1,384 1.6 87 6.3 170 12.3 536 38.7 188 13.6 151 10.9 168 12.1 70 5.1 14 1.0 0 0.0
BUNCOMBE 2,686 3.1 233 8.7 311 11.6 898 33.4 363 13.5 232 8.6 411 15.3 150 5.6 70 2.6 18 0.7
BURKE 990 1.1 156 15.8 197 19.9 375 37.9 113 11.4 62 6.3 61 6.2 20 2.0 5 0.5 1 0.1
CABARRUS 1,599 1.8 151 9.4 210 13.1 658 41.2 209 13.1 168 10.5 140 8.8 51 3.2 7 0.4 5 0.3
CALDWELL 942 1.1 167 17.7 217 23.0 348 36.9 71 7.5 75 8.0 50 5.3 14 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
CAMDEN 71 0.1 12 16.9 15 21.1 28 39.4 10 14.1 2 2.8 3 4.2 0 0.0 1 1.4 0 0.0
CARTERET 766 0.9 52 6.8 95 12.4 262 34.2 143 18.7 67 8.7 92 12.0 31 4.0 12 1.6 12 1.6
CASWELL 236 0.3 33 14.0 62 26.3 87 36.9 26 11.0 9 3.8 11 4.7 4 1.7 2 0.8 2 0.8
CATAWBA 1,744 2.0 182 10.4 300 17.2 680 39.0 211 12.1 154 8.8 154 8.8 50 2.9 10 0.6 3 0.2
CHATHAM 690 0.8 44 6.4 83 12.0 234 33.9 80 11.6 50 7.2 103 14.9 53 7.7 39 5.7 4 0.6
CHEROKEE 302 0.3 39 12.9 40 13.2 117 38.7 26 8.6 35 11.6 30 9.9 10 3.3 4 1.3 1 0.3
CHOWAN 190 0.2 30 15.8 43 22.6 66 34.7 11 5.8 15 7.9 18 9.5 4 2.1 3 1.6 0 0.0
CLAY 130 0.1 19 14.6 14 10.8 53 40.8 14 10.8 14 10.8 11 8.5 4 3.1 1 0.8 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 1,159 1.3 166 14.3 197 17.0 477 41.2 121 10.4 94 8.1 76 6.6 21 1.8 6 0.5 1 0.1
COLUMBUS 675 0.8 82 12.1 157 23.3 271 40.1 55 8.1 63 9.3 28 4.1 14 2.1 4 0.6 1 0.1
CRAVEN 1,027 1.2 80 7.8 137 13.3 383 37.3 144 14.0 84 8.2 128 12.5 48 4.7 10 1.0 13 1.3
CUMBERLAND 2,438 2.8 198 8.1 345 14.2 963 39.5 414 17.0 183 7.5 225 9.2 77 3.2 24 1.0 9 0.4
CURRITUCK 147 0.2 13 8.8 22 15.0 69 46.9 22 15.0 10 6.8 7 4.8 2 1.4 1 0.7 1 0.7
DARE 293 0.3 13 4.4 20 6.8 126 43.0 40 13.7 24 8.2 43 14.7 14 4.8 12 4.1 1 0.3
DAVIDSON 1,826 2.1 223 12.2 416 22.8 737 40.4 184 10.1 115 6.3 117 6.4 26 1.4 4 0.2 4 0.2
DAVIE 445 0.5 46 10.3 57 12.8 178 40.0 49 11.0 35 7.9 46 10.3 23 5.2 9 2.0 2 0.4
DUPLIN 498 0.6 67 13.5 99 19.9 213 42.8 52 10.4 38 7.6 18 3.6 8 1.6 2 0.4 1 0.2
DURHAM 1,982 2.3 145 7.3 241 12.2 646 32.6 235 11.9 179 9.0 281 14.2 142 7.2 100 5.0 13 0.7
EDGECOMBE 610 0.7 103 16.9 127 20.8 256 42.0 43 7.0 29 4.8 40 6.6 9 1.5 0 0.0 3 0.5
FORSYTH 3,346 3.8 238 7.1 404 12.1 1,318 39.4 390 11.7 302 9.0 447 13.4 161 4.8 61 1.8 25 0.7
FRANKLIN 570 0.6 65 11.4 93 16.3 241 42.3 71 12.5 46 8.1 33 5.8 15 2.6 4 0.7 2 0.4
GASTON 2,281 2.6 290 12.7 439 19.2 854 37.4 261 11.4 196 8.6 155 6.8 51 2.2 20 0.9 15 0.7
GATES 92 0.1 13 14.1 21 22.8 36 39.1 12 13.0 3 3.3 7 7.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
GRAHAM 93 0.1 19 20.4 20 21.5 30 32.3 10 10.8 4 4.3 5 5.4 3 3.2 1 1.1 1 1.1
GRANVILLE 567 0.6 73 12.9 95 16.8 239 42.2 62 10.9 35 6.2 42 7.4 10 1.8 3 0.5 8 1.4
GREENE 207 0.2 33 15.9 38 18.4 92 44.4 18 8.7 18 8.7 6 2.9 2 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
GUILFORD 4,405 5.0 343 7.8 585 13.3 1,609 36.5 582 13.2 343 7.8 635 14.4 209 4.7 80 1.8 19 0.4
HALIFAX 623 0.7 113 18.1 133 21.3 231 37.1 47 7.5 47 7.5 33 5.3 12 1.9 3 0.5 4 0.6
HARNETT 954 1.1 110 11.5 156 16.4 416 43.6 112 11.7 82 8.6 51 5.3 17 1.8 8 0.8 2 0.2
HAYWOOD 808 0.9 75 9.3 118 14.6 311 38.5 92 11.4 94 11.6 78 9.7 28 3.5 10 1.2 2 0.2
HENDERSON 1,339 1.5 90 6.7 147 11.0 474 35.4 180 13.4 133 9.9 192 14.3 83 6.2 33 2.5 7 0.5
HERTFORD 249 0.3 51 20.5 63 25.3 73 29.3 23 9.2 17 6.8 16 6.4 3 1.2 3 1.2 0 0.0
HOKE 363 0.4 53 14.6 66 18.2 133 36.6 56 15.4 30 8.3 20 5.5 3 0.8 1 0.3 1 0.3
HYDE 70 0.1 6 8.6 14 20.0 28 40.0 10 14.3 5 7.1 6 8.6 1 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,569 1.8 156 9.9 222 14.1 675 43.0 196 12.5 129 8.2 141 9.0 33 2.1 13 0.8 4 0.3
JACKSON 391 0.4 51 13.0 57 14.6 149 38.1 37 9.5 30 7.7 34 8.7 21 5.4 12 3.1 0 0.0
JOHNSTON 1,403 1.6 153 10.9 200 14.3 604 43.1 154 11.0 109 7.8 121 8.6 41 2.9 13 0.9 8 0.6
JONES 146 0.2 16 11.0 23 15.8 63 43.2 21 14.4 12 8.2 9 6.2 2 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 620 0.7 61 9.8 111 17.9 232 37.4 75 12.1 68 11.0 47 7.6 15 2.4 7 1.1 4 0.6
LENOIR 743 0.8 111 14.9 116 15.6 322 43.3 72 9.7 52 7.0 46 6.2 21 2.8 2 0.3 1 0.1
LINCOLN 768 0.9 111 14.5 137 17.8 316 41.1 62 8.1 58 7.6 66 8.6 17 2.2 0 0.0 1 0.1
MCDOWELL 502 0.6 98 19.5 86 17.1 183 36.5 55 11.0 43 8.6 26 5.2 8 1.6 3 0.6 0 0.0
MACON 442 0.5 35 7.9 55 12.4 184 41.6 65 14.7 41 9.3 44 10.0 14 3.2 3 0.7 1 0.2
MADISON 245 0.3 53 21.6 38 15.5 87 35.5 22 9.0 14 5.7 10 4.1 11 4.5 8 3.3 2 0.8
MARTIN 313 0.4 39 12.5 55 17.6 127 40.6 38 12.1 15 4.8 30 9.6 8 2.6 1 0.3 0 0.0
MECKLENBURG 5,785 6.6 337 5.8 609 10.5 1,999 34.6 885 15.3 548 9.5 923 16.0 314 5.4 117 2.0 53 0.9
MITCHELL 200 0.2 36 18.0 32 16.0 76 38.0 22 11.0 17 8.5 15 7.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0
MONTGOMERY 306 0.3 46 15.0 73 23.9 116 37.9 23 7.5 26 8.5 13 4.2 6 2.0 0 0.0 3 1.0
MOORE 1,125 1.3 65 5.8 118 10.5 412 36.6 128 11.4 114 10.1 179 15.9 79 7.0 26 2.3 4 0.4
NASH 1,079 1.2 136 12.6 175 16.2 443 41.1 128 11.9 90 8.3 66 6.1 22 2.0 15 1.4 4 0.4
NEW HANOVER 1,785 2.0 78 4.4 183 10.3 686 38.4 280 15.7 159 8.9 258 14.5 92 5.2 49 2.7 0 0.0
NORTHAMPTON 240 0.3 49 20.4 47 19.6 73 30.4 28 11.7 21 8.8 18 7.5 4 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0
ONSLOW 1,088 1.2 94 8.6 135 12.4 501 46.0 153 14.1 99 9.1 69 6.3 25 2.3 10 0.9 2 0.2
ORANGE 784 0.9 46 5.9 71 9.1 225 28.7 93 11.9 48 6.1 145 18.5 97 12.4 52 6.6 7 0.9
PAMLICO 176 0.2 10 5.7 22 12.5 76 43.2 29 16.5 18 10.2 14 8.0 5 2.8 1 0.6 1 0.6
PASQUOTANK 348 0.4 40 11.5 62 17.8 130 37.4 44 12.6 23 6.6 32 9.2 11 3.2 4 1.1 2 0.6
PENDER 514 0.6 35 6.8 94 18.3 208 40.5 62 12.1 52 10.1 43 8.4 16 3.1 4 0.8 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 127 0.1 14 11.0 23 18.1 48 37.8 15 11.8 10 7.9 10 7.9 2 1.6 3 2.4 2 1.6
PERSON 374 0.4 46 12.3 53 14.2 169 45.2 35 9.4 45 12.0 19 5.1 6 1.6 1 0.3 0 0.0
PITT 1,253 1.4 135 10.8 201 16.0 415 33.1 176 14.0 93 7.4 117 9.3 69 5.5 42 3.4 5 0.4
POLK 199 0.2 16 8.0 17 8.5 60 30.2 26 13.1 20 10.1 35 17.6 13 6.5 11 5.5 1 0.5
RANDOLPH 1,564 1.8 224 14.3 322 20.6 641 41.0 140 9.0 100 6.4 90 5.8 36 2.3 5 0.3 6 0.4
RICHMOND 560 0.6 85 15.2 101 18.0 232 41.4 50 8.9 55 9.8 24 4.3 11 2.0 1 0.2 1 0.2
ROBESON 1,269 1.4 229 18.0 276 21.7 485 38.2 105 8.3 73 5.8 67 5.3 20 1.6 11 0.9 3 0.2
ROCKINGHAM 1,066 1.2 149 14.0 193 18.1 475 44.6 105 9.8 66 6.2 60 5.6 13 1.2 3 0.3 2 0.2
ROWAN 1,615 1.8 167 10.3 276 17.1 660 40.9 203 12.6 129 8.0 122 7.6 36 2.2 18 1.1 4 0.2
RUTHERFORD 762 0.9 99 13.0 142 18.6 291 38.2 95 12.5 51 6.7 54 7.1 15 2.0 5 0.7 10 1.3
SAMPSON 677 0.8 108 16.0 126 18.6 282 41.7 60 8.9 50 7.4 33 4.9 14 2.1 4 0.6 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 392 0.4 58 14.8 65 16.6 153 39.0 36 9.2 38 9.7 26 6.6 12 3.1 4 1.0 0 0.0
STANLY 727 0.8 89 12.2 131 18.0 300 41.3 76 10.5 54 7.4 45 6.2 18 2.5 7 1.0 7 1.0
STOKES 543 0.6 98 18.0 100 18.4 228 42.0 45 8.3 38 7.0 24 4.4 7 1.3 1 0.2 2 0.4
SURRY 905 1.0 128 14.1 166 18.3 357 39.4 95 10.5 77 8.5 51 5.6 23 2.5 7 0.8 1 0.1
SWAIN 195 0.2 25 12.8 45 23.1 63 32.3 29 14.9 18 9.2 10 5.1 3 1.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
TRANSYLVANIA 409 0.5 45 11.0 36 8.8 142 34.7 62 15.2 21 5.1 59 14.4 33 8.1 9 2.2 2 0.5
TYRRELL 39 0.0 5 12.8 9 23.1 17 43.6 4 10.3 1 2.6 2 5.1 0 0.0 1 2.6 0 0.0
UNION 1,427 1.6 138 9.7 175 12.3 578 40.5 183 12.8 118 8.3 172 12.1 41 2.9 21 1.5 1 0.1
VANCE 551 0.6 84 15.2 153 27.8 193 35.0 56 10.2 29 5.3 25 4.5 8 1.5 3 0.5 0 0.0
WAKE 5,492 6.2 305 5.6 459 8.4 1,803 32.8 839 15.3 509 9.3 988 18.0 385 7.0 181 3.3 23 0.4
WARREN 249 0.3 30 12.0 52 20.9 106 42.6 25 10.0 21 8.4 13 5.2 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0.0
WASHINGTON 163 0.2 22 13.5 24 14.7 75 46.0 16 9.8 13 8.0 8 4.9 5 3.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 335 0.4 43 12.8 42 12.5 97 29.0 57 17.0 16 4.8 39 11.6 25 7.5 16 4.8 0 0.0
WAYNE 1,204 1.4 141 11.7 165 13.7 542 45.0 130 10.8 100 8.3 90 7.5 28 2.3 7 0.6 1 0.1
WILKES 801 0.9 157 19.6 156 19.5 292 36.5 75 9.4 53 6.6 39 4.9 19 2.4 4 0.5 6 0.7
WILSON 882 1.0 125 14.2 165 18.7 368 41.7 63 7.1 64 7.3 61 6.9 24 2.7 7 0.8 5 0.6
YADKIN 454 0.5 70 15.4 88 19.4 200 44.1 33 7.3 30 6.6 19 4.2 7 1.5 1 0.2 6 1.3
YANCEY 203 0.2 39 19.2 33 16.3 62 30.5 31 15.3 14 6.9 12 5.9 9 4.4 3 1.5 0 0.0
Missing/Unknown 25 0.0 2 8.0 1 4.0 5 20.0 4 16.0 0 0.0 1 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 12 48.0

* Data shown are provisional and include only resident events occurring within North Carolina. Data does not reflect events affecting
North Carolina residents that occurred in other states. Therefore provisional data will not match the final number of resident events reported.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics