2016 NORTH CAROLINA DIVORCE OCCURRENCES BY COUNTY OF OCCURRENCE AND MONTH

  TOTAL MONTH
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 32,960 100.0 2,295 7.0 2,552 7.7 2,824 8.6 3,427 10.4 3,022 9.2 3,115 9.5 2,887 8.8 2,907 8.8 2,633 8.0 2,466 7.5 2,354 7.1 2,478 7.5
COUNTY OF OCCURRENCE: 480 1.5 37 7.7 26 5.4 38 7.9 45 9.4 47 9.8 56 11.7 48 10.0 49 10.2 35 7.3 25 5.2 36 7.5 38 7.9
Alamance
Alexander 92 0.3 8 8.7 9 9.8 10 10.9 11 12.0 3 3.3 7 7.6 10 10.9 9 9.8 4 4.3 11 12.0 5 5.4 5 5.4
Alleghany 48 0.1 1 2.1 3 6.3 3 6.3 6 12.5 6 12.5 1 2.1 7 14.6 2 4.2 7 14.6 2 4.2 6 12.5 4 8.3
Anson 58 0.2 9 15.5 7 12.1 5 8.6 8 13.8 5 8.6 6 10.3 2 3.4 5 8.6 6 10.3 1 1.7 4 6.9 0 0.0
Ashe 101 0.3 3 3.0 4 4.0 14 13.9 10 9.9 10 9.9 10 9.9 11 10.9 13 12.9 5 5.0 6 5.9 10 9.9 5 5.0
Avery 43 0.1 3 7.0 4 9.3 3 7.0 5 11.6 5 11.6 3 7.0 0 0.0 6 14.0 2 4.7 4 9.3 5 11.6 3 7.0
Beaufort 183 0.6 8 4.4 14 7.7 15 8.2 32 17.5 12 6.6 12 6.6 13 7.1 17 9.3 22 12.0 10 5.5 5 2.7 23 12.6
Bertie 57 0.2 4 7.0 4 7.0 2 3.5 6 10.5 7 12.3 8 14.0 4 7.0 6 10.5 2 3.5 0 0.0 9 15.8 5 8.8
Bladen 85 0.3 4 4.7 4 4.7 3 3.5 14 16.5 12 14.1 6 7.1 5 5.9 13 15.3 6 7.1 9 10.6 6 7.1 3 3.5
Brunswick 289 0.9 14 4.8 24 8.3 20 6.9 28 9.7 36 12.5 33 11.4 15 5.2 27 9.3 35 12.1 17 5.9 22 7.6 18 6.2
Buncombe 1,064 3.2 53 5.0 78 7.3 79 7.4 101 9.5 97 9.1 100 9.4 68 6.4 109 10.2 87 8.2 111 10.4 80 7.5 101 9.5
Burke 304 0.9 19 6.3 28 9.2 20 6.6 44 14.5 26 8.6 19 6.3 43 14.1 28 9.2 19 6.3 20 6.6 11 3.6 27 8.9
Cabarrus 565 1.7 32 5.7 49 8.7 48 8.5 58 10.3 39 6.9 36 6.4 36 6.4 76 13.5 53 9.4 58 10.3 36 6.4 44 7.8
Caldwell 226 0.7 14 6.2 8 3.5 20 8.8 33 14.6 24 10.6 18 8.0 26 11.5 24 10.6 16 7.1 18 8.0 12 5.3 13 5.8
Camden 24 0.1 2 8.3 3 12.5 4 16.7 1 4.2 3 12.5 3 12.5 1 4.2 1 4.2 3 12.5 1 4.2 0 0.0 2 8.3
Carteret 194 0.6 12 6.2 13 6.7 18 9.3 9 4.6 32 16.5 15 7.7 19 9.8 15 7.7 10 5.2 12 6.2 22 11.3 17 8.8
Caswell 32 0.1 1 3.1 3 9.4 2 6.3 5 15.6 2 6.3 7 21.9 2 6.3 3 9.4 2 6.3 3 9.4 1 3.1 1 3.1
Catawba 462 1.4 42 9.1 26 5.6 36 7.8 38 8.2 41 8.9 61 13.2 36 7.8 34 7.4 52 11.3 30 6.5 14 3.0 52 11.3
Chatham 150 0.5 14 9.3 10 6.7 18 12.0 9 6.0 13 8.7 16 10.7 8 5.3 12 8.0 11 7.3 10 6.7 15 10.0 14 9.3
Cherokee 114 0.3 11 9.6 8 7.0 5 4.4 9 7.9 12 10.5 8 7.0 4 3.5 18 15.8 13 11.4 6 5.3 13 11.4 7 6.1
Chowan 40 0.1 1 2.5 2 5.0 5 12.5 3 7.5 5 12.5 2 5.0 6 15.0 4 10.0 3 7.5 3 7.5 4 10.0 2 5.0
Clay 47 0.1 3 6.4 0 0.0 6 12.8 4 8.5 5 10.6 5 10.6 2 4.3 6 12.8 5 10.6 1 2.1 6 12.8 4 8.5
Cleveland 321 1.0 28 8.7 25 7.8 25 7.8 26 8.1 32 10.0 32 10.0 25 7.8 33 10.3 21 6.5 27 8.4 21 6.5 26 8.1
Columbus 171 0.5 8 4.7 17 9.9 15 8.8 20 11.7 21 12.3 15 8.8 16 9.4 16 9.4 11 6.4 8 4.7 6 3.5 18 10.5
Craven 301 0.9 24 8.0 18 6.0 14 4.7 41 13.6 36 12.0 13 4.3 24 8.0 26 8.6 26 8.6 37 12.3 32 10.6 10 3.3
Cumberland 1,583 4.8 128 8.1 120 7.6 145 9.2 130 8.2 165 10.4 127 8.0 139 8.8 140 8.8 132 8.3 88 5.6 129 8.1 140 8.8
Currituck 61 0.2 4 6.6 4 6.6 4 6.6 4 6.6 6 9.8 5 8.2 6 9.8 8 13.1 5 8.2 5 8.2 2 3.3 8 13.1
Dare 185 0.6 13 7.0 15 8.1 17 9.2 16 8.6 22 11.9 15 8.1 12 6.5 11 5.9 15 8.1 15 8.1 18 9.7 16 8.6
Davidson 554 1.7 42 7.6 39 7.0 69 12.5 62 11.2 56 10.1 52 9.4 41 7.4 38 6.9 42 7.6 33 6.0 52 9.4 28 5.1
Davie 61 0.2 9 14.8 6 9.8 4 6.6 4 6.6 6 9.8 7 11.5 3 4.9 1 1.6 1 1.6 6 9.8 9 14.8 5 8.2
Duplin 163 0.5 12 7.4 15 9.2 13 8.0 24 14.7 18 11.0 15 9.2 15 9.2 11 6.7 10 6.1 10 6.1 13 8.0 7 4.3
Durham 777 2.4 41 5.3 61 7.9 79 10.2 61 7.9 62 8.0 52 6.7 51 6.6 85 10.9 71 9.1 74 9.5 43 5.5 97 12.5
Edgeccombe 133 0.4 12 9.0 11 8.3 10 7.5 16 12.0 15 11.3 14 10.5 13 9.8 9 6.8 9 6.8 0 0.0 19 14.3 5 3.8
Forsyth 1,194 3.6 73 6.1 112 9.4 74 6.2 107 9.0 120 10.1 108 9.0 89 7.5 115 9.6 96 8.0 113 9.5 86 7.2 101 8.5
Franklin 208 0.6 9 4.3 15 7.2 26 12.5 21 10.1 18 8.7 16 7.7 10 4.8 19 9.1 23 11.1 18 8.7 13 6.3 20 9.6
Gaston 798 2.4 68 8.5 43 5.4 68 8.5 94 11.8 64 8.0 83 10.4 63 7.9 72 9.0 57 7.1 67 8.4 44 5.5 75 9.4
Gates 33 0.1 4 12.1 1 3.0 6 18.2 3 9.1 2 6.1 1 3.0 2 6.1 2 6.1 4 12.1 2 6.1 3 9.1 3 9.1
Graham 29 0.1 4 13.8 0 0.0 1 3.4 5 17.2 1 3.4 2 6.9 3 10.3 2 6.9 3 10.3 1 3.4 3 10.3 4 13.8
Granville 146 0.4 11 7.5 11 7.5 16 11.0 13 8.9 15 10.3 11 7.5 16 11.0 9 6.2 13 8.9 7 4.8 11 7.5 13 8.9
Greene 59 0.2 8 13.6 5 8.5 5 8.5 6 10.2 2 3.4 9 15.3 0 0.0 7 11.9 8 13.6 4 6.8 5 8.5 0 0.0
Guilford 1,539 4.7 100 6.5 130 8.4 128 8.3 200 13.0 104 6.8 167 10.9 104 6.8 137 8.9 107 7.0 133 8.6 119 7.7 110 7.1
Halifax 166 0.5 3 1.8 17 10.2 19 11.4 15 9.0 19 11.4 14 8.4 21 12.7 8 4.8 15 9.0 15 9.0 11 6.6 9 5.4
Harnett 426 1.3 30 7.0 31 7.3 45 10.6 41 9.6 41 9.6 40 9.4 32 7.5 39 9.2 28 6.6 39 9.2 33 7.7 27 6.3
Haywood 248 0.8 23 9.3 22 8.9 19 7.7 29 11.7 31 12.5 16 6.5 12 4.8 22 8.9 17 6.9 22 8.9 17 6.9 18 7.3
Henderson 335 1.0 21 6.3 40 11.9 36 10.7 49 14.6 26 7.8 21 6.3 36 10.7 23 6.9 20 6.0 22 6.6 23 6.9 18 5.4
Hertford 59 0.2 4 6.8 4 6.8 2 3.4 9 15.3 3 5.1 15 25.4 5 8.5 3 5.1 3 5.1 4 6.8 3 5.1 4 6.8
Hoke 63 0.2 2 3.2 12 19.0 5 7.9 7 11.1 6 9.5 3 4.8 6 9.5 4 6.3 6 9.5 3 4.8 3 4.8 6 9.5
Hyde 5 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 20.0
Iredell 516 1.6 36 7.0 39 7.6 43 8.3 42 8.1 47 9.1 47 9.1 47 9.1 52 10.1 38 7.4 43 8.3 44 8.5 38 7.4
Jackson 87 0.3 8 9.2 6 6.9 9 10.3 4 4.6 11 12.6 4 4.6 13 14.9 8 9.2 8 9.2 2 2.3 7 8.0 7 8.0
Johnston 720 2.2 61 8.5 45 6.3 56 7.8 74 10.3 70 9.7 62 8.6 60 8.3 80 11.1 42 5.8 68 9.4 51 7.1 51 7.1
Jones 233 0.7 1 0.4 3 1.3 2 0.9 6 2.6 2 0.9 6 2.6 36 15.5 26 11.2 40 17.2 41 17.6 19 8.2 51 21.9
Lee 201 0.6 7 3.5 14 7.0 19 9.5 21 10.4 23 11.4 16 8.0 12 6.0 17 8.5 20 10.0 17 8.5 16 8.0 19 9.5
Lenoir 200 0.6 9 4.5 18 9.0 10 5.0 29 14.5 20 10.0 17 8.5 14 7.0 23 11.5 19 9.5 8 4.0 23 11.5 10 5.0
Lincoln 274 0.8 22 8.0 14 5.1 17 6.2 32 11.7 26 9.5 32 11.7 21 7.7 33 12.0 22 8.0 20 7.3 24 8.8 11 4.0
McDowell 175 0.5 9 5.1 13 7.4 14 8.0 12 6.9 35 20.0 16 9.1 13 7.4 14 8.0 15 8.6 9 5.1 14 8.0 11 6.3
Macon 132 0.4 13 9.8 7 5.3 12 9.1 8 6.1 14 10.6 11 8.3 13 9.8 9 6.8 18 13.6 14 10.6 8 6.1 5 3.8
Madison 75 0.2 6 8.0 7 9.3 10 13.3 11 14.7 9 12.0 5 6.7 1 1.3 2 2.7 7 9.3 8 10.7 5 6.7 4 5.3
Martin 53 0.2 2 3.8 1 1.9 6 11.3 2 3.8 8 15.1 6 11.3 10 18.9 4 7.5 3 5.7 3 5.7 6 11.3 2 3.8
Mecklenburg 3,623 11.0 242 6.7 351 9.7 342 9.4 380 10.5 255 7.0 464 12.8 444 12.3 274 7.6 197 5.4 222 6.1 236 6.5 216 6.0
Mitchell 51 0.2 8 15.7 5 9.8 4 7.8 2 3.9 6 11.8 3 5.9 4 7.8 5 9.8 4 7.8 4 7.8 2 3.9 4 7.8
Montgomery 95 0.3 4 4.2 10 10.5 8 8.4 14 14.7 10 10.5 6 6.3 6 6.3 11 11.6 7 7.4 9 9.5 6 6.3 4 4.2
Moore 271 0.8 33 12.2 12 4.4 19 7.0 36 13.3 22 8.1 28 10.3 18 6.6 29 10.7 23 8.5 22 8.1 15 5.5 14 5.2
Nash 339 1.0 34 10.0 14 4.1 34 10.0 35 10.3 40 11.8 37 10.9 24 7.1 37 10.9 16 4.7 20 5.9 23 6.8 25 7.4
New Hanover 883 2.7 79 8.9 61 6.9 58 6.6 105 11.9 70 7.9 86 9.7 76 8.6 69 7.8 95 10.8 67 7.6 48 5.4 69 7.8
Northampton 26 0.1 2 7.7 1 3.8 1 3.8 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 7.7 1 3.8 7 26.9 3 11.5 2 7.7 3 11.5 4 15.4
Onslow 1,442 4.4 137 9.5 129 8.9 181 12.6 151 10.5 151 10.5 161 11.2 75 5.2 97 6.7 89 6.2 90 6.2 95 6.6 86 6.0
Orange 300 0.9 24 8.0 35 11.7 25 8.3 25 8.3 22 7.3 9 3.0 19 6.3 32 10.7 20 6.7 26 8.7 33 11.0 30 10.0
Pamlico 41 0.1 1 2.4 3 7.3 7 17.1 1 2.4 6 14.6 6 14.6 3 7.3 0 0.0 5 12.2 2 4.9 2 4.9 5 12.2
Pasquotank 156 0.5 9 5.8 9 5.8 17 10.9 23 14.7 24 15.4 17 10.9 22 14.1 13 8.3 8 5.1 4 2.6 0 0.0 10 6.4
Pender 127 0.4 8 6.3 15 11.8 8 6.3 8 6.3 13 10.2 14 11.0 9 7.1 16 12.6 9 7.1 18 14.2 6 4.7 3 2.4
Perquimans 35 0.1 4 11.4 2 5.7 4 11.4 1 2.9 6 17.1 5 14.3 1 2.9 3 8.6 2 5.7 2 5.7 5 14.3 0 0.0
Person 108 0.3 3 2.8 4 3.7 9 8.3 14 13.0 10 9.3 8 7.4 8 7.4 7 6.5 7 6.5 11 10.2 9 8.3 18 16.7
Pitt 573 1.7 22 3.8 45 7.9 57 9.9 54 9.4 65 11.3 46 8.0 51 8.9 53 9.2 54 9.4 36 6.3 45 7.9 45 7.9
Polk 37 0.1 0 0.0 1 2.7 4 10.8 2 5.4 1 2.7 4 10.8 4 10.8 0 0.0 6 16.2 9 24.3 2 5.4 4 10.8
Randolph 428 1.3 26 6.1 26 6.1 28 6.5 32 7.5 40 9.3 66 15.4 39 9.1 46 10.7 25 5.8 19 4.4 49 11.4 32 7.5
Richmond 136 0.4 6 4.4 8 5.9 13 9.6 11 8.1 26 19.1 0 0.0 18 13.2 15 11.0 10 7.4 12 8.8 12 8.8 5 3.7
Robeson 361 1.1 36 10.0 25 6.9 28 7.8 37 10.2 44 12.2 39 10.8 30 8.3 32 8.9 20 5.5 32 8.9 22 6.1 16 4.4
Rockingham 280 0.8 20 7.1 19 6.8 36 12.9 26 9.3 18 6.4 30 10.7 20 7.1 29 10.4 21 7.5 26 9.3 18 6.4 17 6.1
Rowan 405 1.2 32 7.9 27 6.7 36 8.9 39 9.6 42 10.4 49 12.1 39 9.6 33 8.1 29 7.2 28 6.9 19 4.7 32 7.9
Rutherford 232 0.7 20 8.6 11 4.7 13 5.6 25 10.8 21 9.1 12 5.2 31 13.4 16 6.9 10 4.3 24 10.3 32 13.8 17 7.3
Sampson 181 0.5 15 8.3 9 5.0 21 11.6 15 8.3 21 11.6 20 11.0 12 6.6 19 10.5 13 7.2 6 3.3 17 9.4 13 7.2
Scotland 85 0.3 5 5.9 5 5.9 7 8.2 6 7.1 7 8.2 4 4.7 12 14.1 11 12.9 7 8.2 7 8.2 6 7.1 8 9.4
Stanly 208 0.6 14 6.7 8 3.8 24 11.5 17 8.2 20 9.6 16 7.7 25 12.0 8 3.8 24 11.5 20 9.6 23 11.1 9 4.3
Stokes 104 0.3 0 0.0 10 9.6 6 5.8 15 14.4 19 18.3 5 4.8 9 8.7 9 8.7 10 9.6 13 12.5 4 3.8 4 3.8
Surry 281 0.9 21 7.5 20 7.1 23 8.2 32 11.4 28 10.0 35 12.5 13 4.6 28 10.0 17 6.0 26 9.3 24 8.5 14 5.0
Swain 47 0.1 3 6.4 5 10.6 1 2.1 7 14.9 5 10.6 2 4.3 1 2.1 3 6.4 8 17.0 3 6.4 3 6.4 6 12.8
Transylvania 107 0.3 5 4.7 8 7.5 13 12.1 9 8.4 11 10.3 11 10.3 5 4.7 7 6.5 11 10.3 8 7.5 11 10.3 8 7.5
Tyrrell 8 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5 1 12.5 1 12.5 2 25.0 1 12.5 1 12.5 1 12.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
Union 535 1.6 16 3.0 46 8.6 47 8.8 46 8.6 55 10.3 34 6.4 45 8.4 52 9.7 76 14.2 49 9.2 29 5.4 40 7.5
Vance 109 0.3 5 4.6 7 6.4 11 10.1 12 11.0 14 12.8 11 10.1 12 11.0 5 4.6 5 4.6 9 8.3 6 5.5 12 11.0
Wake 2,982 9.0 219 7.3 256 8.6 172 5.8 356 11.9 197 6.6 264 8.9 333 11.2 231 7.7 301 10.1 209 7.0 188 6.3 256 8.6
Warren 41 0.1 4 9.8 1 2.4 5 12.2 3 7.3 1 2.4 4 9.8 9 22.0 3 7.3 4 9.8 1 2.4 5 12.2 1 2.4
Washington 31 0.1 0 0.0 3 9.7 3 9.7 0 0.0 7 22.6 2 6.5 1 3.2 0 0.0 6 19.4 7 22.6 0 0.0 2 6.5
Watauga 128 0.4 15 11.7 10 7.8 16 12.5 18 14.1 5 3.9 7 5.5 12 9.4 8 6.3 8 6.3 11 8.6 11 8.6 7 5.5
Wayne 458 1.4 29 6.3 30 6.6 43 9.4 51 11.1 65 14.2 30 6.6 45 9.8 45 9.8 51 11.1 19 4.1 31 6.8 19 4.1
Wilkes 241 0.7 12 5.0 16 6.6 33 13.7 28 11.6 28 11.6 21 8.7 18 7.5 16 6.6 17 7.1 17 7.1 18 7.5 17 7.1
Wilson 290 0.9 19 6.6 20 6.9 28 9.7 39 13.4 29 10.0 27 9.3 23 7.9 20 6.9 27 9.3 22 7.6 18 6.2 18 6.2
Yadkin 156 0.5 9 5.8 13 8.3 17 10.9 19 12.2 14 9.0 16 10.3 12 7.7 12 7.7 7 4.5 6 3.8 14 9.0 17 10.9
Yancey 77 0.2 3 3.9 4 5.2 4 5.2 8 10.4 5 6.5 4 5.2 7 9.1 20 26.0 6 7.8 4 5.2 7 9.1 5 6.5

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics
CAUTION: Data include only events occurring within North Carolina.