YTD2017 QUARTER 1-3 (JAN-SEP) 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 66,074 100.0 6,939 10.5 9,934 15.0 25,293 38.3 8,021 12.1 5,424 8.2 6,743 10.2 2,481 3.8 945 1.4 294 0.4
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,183 1.8 113 9.6 202 17.1 465 39.3 130 11.0 85 7.2 133 11.2 38 3.2 10 0.8 7 0.6
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 318 0.5 55 17.3 81 25.5 103 32.4 37 11.6 20 6.3 15 4.7 6 1.9 1 0.3 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 85 0.1 19 22.4 14 16.5 32 37.6 4 4.7 5 5.9 6 7.1 3 3.5 1 1.2 1 1.2
ANSON 213 0.3 22 10.3 41 19.2 96 45.1 13 6.1 22 10.3 14 6.6 3 1.4 1 0.5 1 0.5
ASHE 241 0.4 52 21.6 36 14.9 89 36.9 17 7.1 24 10.0 12 5.0 5 2.1 3 1.2 3 1.2
AVERY 135 0.2 20 14.8 13 9.6 54 40.0 18 13.3 10 7.4 15 11.1 3 2.2 1 0.7 1 0.7
BEAUFORT 445 0.7 41 9.2 70 15.7 176 39.6 71 16.0 25 5.6 43 9.7 14 3.1 3 0.7 2 0.4
BERTIE 174 0.3 21 12.1 35 20.1 86 49.4 13 7.5 9 5.2 8 4.6 1 0.6 1 0.6 0 0.0
BLADEN 279 0.4 29 10.4 62 22.2 117 41.9 12 4.3 35 12.5 15 5.4 7 2.5 2 0.7 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 1,053 1.6 71 6.7 136 12.9 404 38.4 138 13.1 115 10.9 128 12.2 50 4.7 11 1.0 0 0.0
BUNCOMBE 1,999 3.0 173 8.7 228 11.4 673 33.7 281 14.1 175 8.8 298 14.9 112 5.6 44 2.2 15 0.8
BURKE 741 1.1 115 15.5 156 21.1 273 36.8 85 11.5 47 6.3 44 5.9 16 2.2 4 0.5 1 0.1
CABARRUS 1,200 1.8 119 9.9 164 13.7 484 40.3 164 13.7 122 10.2 103 8.6 34 2.8 6 0.5 4 0.3
CALDWELL 705 1.1 122 17.3 168 23.8 260 36.9 56 7.9 51 7.2 36 5.1 12 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0
CAMDEN 53 0.1 10 18.9 10 18.9 22 41.5 7 13.2 2 3.8 1 1.9 0 0.0 1 1.9 0 0.0
CARTERET 566 0.9 39 6.9 69 12.2 194 34.3 104 18.4 48 8.5 71 12.5 26 4.6 9 1.6 6 1.1
CASWELL 178 0.3 25 14.0 46 25.8 65 36.5 23 12.9 6 3.4 8 4.5 2 1.1 1 0.6 2 1.1
CATAWBA 1,302 2.0 134 10.3 229 17.6 504 38.7 160 12.3 118 9.1 115 8.8 37 2.8 4 0.3 1 0.1
CHATHAM 505 0.8 30 5.9 63 12.5 169 33.5 57 11.3 34 6.7 77 15.2 42 8.3 30 5.9 3 0.6
CHEROKEE 231 0.3 27 11.7 36 15.6 82 35.5 22 9.5 29 12.6 23 10.0 8 3.5 3 1.3 1 0.4
CHOWAN 139 0.2 26 18.7 28 20.1 49 35.3 10 7.2 11 7.9 11 7.9 3 2.2 1 0.7 0 0.0
CLAY 94 0.1 11 11.7 12 12.8 34 36.2 13 13.8 11 11.7 8 8.5 4 4.3 1 1.1 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 867 1.3 131 15.1 146 16.8 350 40.4 92 10.6 73 8.4 55 6.3 14 1.6 5 0.6 1 0.1
COLUMBUS 521 0.8 69 13.2 120 23.0 206 39.5 39 7.5 48 9.2 23 4.4 11 2.1 4 0.8 1 0.2
CRAVEN 768 1.2 58 7.6 112 14.6 278 36.2 105 13.7 61 7.9 96 12.5 41 5.3 7 0.9 10 1.3
CUMBERLAND 1,819 2.8 154 8.5 261 14.3 706 38.8 321 17.6 131 7.2 162 8.9 60 3.3 19 1.0 5 0.3
CURRITUCK 102 0.2 10 9.8 14 13.7 47 46.1 16 15.7 10 9.8 3 2.9 1 1.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
DARE 223 0.3 9 4.0 14 6.3 95 42.6 31 13.9 19 8.5 35 15.7 10 4.5 10 4.5 0 0.0
DAVIDSON 1,367 2.1 171 12.5 292 21.4 560 41.0 141 10.3 87 6.4 92 6.7 18 1.3 3 0.2 3 0.2
DAVIE 329 0.5 35 10.6 38 11.6 125 38.0 38 11.6 31 9.4 36 10.9 18 5.5 7 2.1 1 0.3
DUPLIN 372 0.6 48 12.9 82 22.0 157 42.2 35 9.4 25 6.7 16 4.3 7 1.9 1 0.3 1 0.3
DURHAM 1,515 2.3 113 7.5 191 12.6 499 32.9 180 11.9 139 9.2 211 13.9 102 6.7 71 4.7 9 0.6
EDGECOMBE 445 0.7 78 17.5 91 20.4 181 40.7 34 7.6 20 4.5 32 7.2 6 1.3 0 0.0 3 0.7
FORSYTH 2,572 3.9 182 7.1 316 12.3 1,031 40.1 291 11.3 232 9.0 338 13.1 126 4.9 39 1.5 17 0.7
FRANKLIN 426 0.6 54 12.7 67 15.7 181 42.5 47 11.0 34 8.0 25 5.9 13 3.1 3 0.7 2 0.5
GASTON 1,706 2.6 224 13.1 329 19.3 636 37.3 182 10.7 151 8.9 123 7.2 40 2.3 14 0.8 7 0.4
GATES 63 0.1 8 12.7 16 25.4 24 38.1 9 14.3 2 3.2 4 6.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
GRAHAM 64 0.1 11 17.2 14 21.9 21 32.8 8 12.5 2 3.1 4 6.3 2 3.1 1 1.6 1 1.6
GRANVILLE 424 0.6 51 12.0 71 16.7 175 41.3 50 11.8 23 5.4 35 8.3 9 2.1 3 0.7 7 1.7
GREENE 146 0.2 22 15.1 28 19.2 65 44.5 12 8.2 13 8.9 4 2.7 2 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
GUILFORD 3,288 5.0 268 8.2 431 13.1 1,203 36.6 437 13.3 260 7.9 464 14.1 152 4.6 57 1.7 16 0.5
HALIFAX 462 0.7 82 17.7 103 22.3 173 37.4 32 6.9 34 7.4 25 5.4 9 1.9 1 0.2 3 0.6
HARNETT 708 1.1 88 12.4 113 16.0 311 43.9 81 11.4 61 8.6 35 4.9 12 1.7 5 0.7 2 0.3
HAYWOOD 611 0.9 62 10.1 81 13.3 232 38.0 70 11.5 70 11.5 63 10.3 24 3.9 8 1.3 1 0.2
HENDERSON 997 1.5 71 7.1 107 10.7 360 36.1 135 13.5 96 9.6 137 13.7 64 6.4 23 2.3 4 0.4
HERTFORD 185 0.3 41 22.2 44 23.8 53 28.6 21 11.4 9 4.9 13 7.0 1 0.5 3 1.6 0 0.0
HOKE 276 0.4 45 16.3 49 17.8 104 37.7 35 12.7 23 8.3 17 6.2 2 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.4
HYDE 52 0.1 6 11.5 10 19.2 18 34.6 8 15.4 4 7.7 5 9.6 1 1.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,164 1.8 120 10.3 171 14.7 506 43.5 136 11.7 92 7.9 106 9.1 22 1.9 9 0.8 2 0.2
JACKSON 289 0.4 39 13.5 40 13.8 114 39.4 26 9.0 22 7.6 25 8.7 15 5.2 8 2.8 0 0.0
JOHNSTON 1,044 1.6 107 10.2 144 13.8 443 42.4 118 11.3 92 8.8 96 9.2 28 2.7 10 1.0 6 0.6
JONES 105 0.2 12 11.4 16 15.2 47 44.8 16 15.2 6 5.7 6 5.7 2 1.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 465 0.7 43 9.2 85 18.3 181 38.9 55 11.8 47 10.1 37 8.0 10 2.2 4 0.9 3 0.6
LENOIR 542 0.8 80 14.8 85 15.7 232 42.8 54 10.0 41 7.6 34 6.3 15 2.8 0 0.0 1 0.2
LINCOLN 562 0.9 85 15.1 94 16.7 236 42.0 44 7.8 38 6.8 51 9.1 13 2.3 0 0.0 1 0.2
MCDOWELL 391 0.6 78 19.9 68 17.4 146 37.3 41 10.5 34 8.7 18 4.6 6 1.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
MACON 342 0.5 26 7.6 41 12.0 143 41.8 53 15.5 31 9.1 36 10.5 9 2.6 2 0.6 1 0.3
MADISON 191 0.3 45 23.6 29 15.2 67 35.1 19 9.9 10 5.2 5 2.6 8 4.2 6 3.1 2 1.0
MARTIN 243 0.4 30 12.3 46 18.9 97 39.9 32 13.2 12 4.9 20 8.2 5 2.1 1 0.4 0 0.0
MECKLENBURG 4,333 6.6 251 5.8 450 10.4 1,502 34.7 657 15.2 419 9.7 688 15.9 237 5.5 87 2.0 42 1.0
MITCHELL 141 0.2 24 17.0 25 17.7 54 38.3 18 12.8 8 5.7 10 7.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.4
MONTGOMERY 226 0.3 31 13.7 48 21.2 90 39.8 20 8.8 21 9.3 11 4.9 4 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.4
MOORE 815 1.2 48 5.9 93 11.4 311 38.2 81 9.9 74 9.1 129 15.8 56 6.9 20 2.5 3 0.4
NASH 824 1.2 101 12.3 134 16.3 347 42.1 94 11.4 69 8.4 48 5.8 18 2.2 10 1.2 3 0.4
NEW HANOVER 1,364 2.1 57 4.2 146 10.7 522 38.3 218 16.0 122 8.9 198 14.5 66 4.8 35 2.6 0 0.0
NORTHAMPTON 180 0.3 34 18.9 34 18.9 59 32.8 22 12.2 13 7.2 15 8.3 3 1.7 0 0.0 0 0.0
ONSLOW 821 1.2 66 8.0 89 10.8 396 48.2 110 13.4 77 9.4 55 6.7 21 2.6 5 0.6 2 0.2
ORANGE 627 0.9 34 5.4 54 8.6 179 28.5 79 12.6 36 5.7 121 19.3 76 12.1 41 6.5 7 1.1
PAMLICO 129 0.2 7 5.4 18 14.0 57 44.2 19 14.7 13 10.1 12 9.3 2 1.6 1 0.8 0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 265 0.4 28 10.6 47 17.7 97 36.6 37 14.0 16 6.0 28 10.6 6 2.3 4 1.5 2 0.8
PENDER 383 0.6 24 6.3 73 19.1 150 39.2 49 12.8 42 11.0 34 8.9 8 2.1 3 0.8 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 95 0.1 9 9.5 16 16.8 35 36.8 15 15.8 9 9.5 7 7.4 0 0.0 2 2.1 2 2.1
PERSON 295 0.4 35 11.9 44 14.9 134 45.4 25 8.5 38 12.9 15 5.1 4 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
PITT 914 1.4 103 11.3 133 14.6 296 32.4 141 15.4 65 7.1 84 9.2 53 5.8 34 3.7 5 0.5
POLK 143 0.2 11 7.7 14 9.8 43 30.1 17 11.9 13 9.1 24 16.8 11 7.7 9 6.3 1 0.7
RANDOLPH 1,187 1.8 166 14.0 253 21.3 482 40.6 108 9.1 72 6.1 71 6.0 26 2.2 4 0.3 5 0.4
RICHMOND 437 0.7 66 15.1 81 18.5 184 42.1 40 9.2 41 9.4 16 3.7 8 1.8 0 0.0 1 0.2
ROBESON 988 1.5 188 19.0 212 21.5 368 37.2 82 8.3 58 5.9 54 5.5 18 1.8 6 0.6 2 0.2
ROCKINGHAM 812 1.2 113 13.9 148 18.2 372 45.8 81 10.0 47 5.8 42 5.2 6 0.7 2 0.2 1 0.1
ROWAN 1,242 1.9 131 10.5 203 16.3 521 41.9 160 12.9 99 8.0 91 7.3 25 2.0 9 0.7 3 0.2
RUTHERFORD 601 0.9 81 13.5 114 19.0 230 38.3 70 11.6 40 6.7 44 7.3 13 2.2 2 0.3 7 1.2
SAMPSON 518 0.8 79 15.3 97 18.7 225 43.4 41 7.9 35 6.8 27 5.2 11 2.1 3 0.6 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 297 0.4 42 14.1 43 14.5 122 41.1 25 8.4 35 11.8 18 6.1 9 3.0 3 1.0 0 0.0
STANLY 552 0.8 66 12.0 101 18.3 221 40.0 63 11.4 43 7.8 33 6.0 16 2.9 6 1.1 3 0.5
STOKES 413 0.6 77 18.6 79 19.1 181 43.8 28 6.8 24 5.8 18 4.4 5 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.2
SURRY 712 1.1 108 15.2 128 18.0 272 38.2 71 10.0 66 9.3 40 5.6 19 2.7 7 1.0 1 0.1
SWAIN 145 0.2 18 12.4 34 23.4 47 32.4 20 13.8 15 10.3 7 4.8 2 1.4 1 0.7 1 0.7
TRANSYLVANIA 317 0.5 39 12.3 30 9.5 105 33.1 46 14.5 16 5.0 48 15.1 24 7.6 8 2.5 1 0.3
TYRRELL 30 0.0 4 13.3 8 26.7 12 40.0 3 10.0 1 3.3 1 3.3 0 0.0 1 3.3 0 0.0
UNION 1,086 1.6 103 9.5 142 13.1 435 40.1 149 13.7 86 7.9 123 11.3 32 2.9 16 1.5 0 0.0
VANCE 405 0.6 68 16.8 113 27.9 133 32.8 44 10.9 19 4.7 18 4.4 7 1.7 3 0.7 0 0.0
WAKE 4,081 6.2 224 5.5 347 8.5 1,339 32.8 623 15.3 370 9.1 729 17.9 297 7.3 134 3.3 18 0.4
WARREN 192 0.3 24 12.5 39 20.3 85 44.3 19 9.9 16 8.3 7 3.6 1 0.5 1 0.5 0 0.0
WASHINGTON 117 0.2 17 14.5 19 16.2 51 43.6 11 9.4 8 6.8 7 6.0 4 3.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 258 0.4 33 12.8 33 12.8 80 31.0 37 14.3 14 5.4 29 11.2 21 8.1 11 4.3 0 0.0
WAYNE 893 1.4 108 12.1 113 12.7 415 46.5 91 10.2 75 8.4 67 7.5 20 2.2 3 0.3 1 0.1
WILKES 586 0.9 112 19.1 118 20.1 224 38.2 46 7.8 41 7.0 27 4.6 14 2.4 1 0.2 3 0.5
WILSON 647 1.0 87 13.4 112 17.3 277 42.8 41 6.3 48 7.4 49 7.6 22 3.4 6 0.9 5 0.8
YADKIN 349 0.5 55 15.8 69 19.8 155 44.4 19 5.4 23 6.6 16 4.6 5 1.4 1 0.3 6 1.7
YANCEY 149 0.2 34 22.8 20 13.4 45 30.2 20 13.4 10 6.7 10 6.7 7 4.7 3 2.0 0 0.0
Missing/Unknown 20 0.0 3 15.0 2 10.0 6 30.0 2 10.0 0 0.0 1 5.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 30.0

* 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