1996 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 7,500,671 36,634 4.9 62,871 8.4
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 121,263 627 5.2 1,032 8.5
ALEXANDER 30,967 136 4.4 245 7.9
ALLEGHANY 10,241 49 4.8 132 12.9
ANSON 24,977 100 4.0 130 5.2
ASHE 23,691 140 5.9 202 8.5
AVERY 15,931 47 3.0 175 11.0
BEAUFORT 43,882 247 5.6 453 10.3
BERTIE 20,257 52 2.6 144 7.1
BLADEN 30,977 127 4.1 180 5.8
BRUNSWICK 63,177 235 3.7 515 8.2
BUNCOMBE 196,170 1,271 6.5 1,759 9.0
BURKE 84,382 420 5.0 698 8.3
CABARRUS 114,989 553 4.8 997 8.7
CALDWELL 74,599 420 5.6 684 9.2
CAMDEN 6,482 9 1.4 41 6.3
CARTERET 57,983 307 5.3 776 13.4
CASWELL 21,969 58 2.6 166 7.6
CATAWBA 131,957 845 6.4 1,083 8.2
CHATHAM 45,166 147 3.3 324 7.2
CHEROKEE 22,327 103 4.6 262 11.7
CHOWAN 14,324 57 4.0 111 7.7
CLAY 8,022 23 2.9 62 7.7
CLEVELAND 92,037 492 5.3 628 6.8
COLUMBUS 52,905 267 5.0 354 6.7
CRAVEN 87,618 519 5.9 919 10.5
CUMBERLAND 295,446 2,237 7.6 3,203 10.8
CURRITUCK 16,487 55 3.3 157 9.5
DARE 26,670 148 5.5 532 19.9
DAVIDSON 139,249 601 4.3 1,094 7.9
DAVIE 31,174 129 4.1 234 7.5
DUPLIN 45,798 170 3.7 377 8.2
DURHAM 206,910 925 4.5 1,557 7.5
EDGECOMBE 57,039 209 3.7 514 9.0
FORSYTH 293,811 1,707 5.8 2,445 8.3
FRANKLIN 43,139 167 3.9 289 6.7
GASTON 184,428 1,069 5.8 1,543 8.4
GATES 10,086 22 2.2 68 6.7
GRAHAM 7,779 35 4.5 107 13.8
GRANVILLE 43,281 153 3.5 300 6.9
GREENE 17,742 40 2.3 131 7.4
GUILFORD 394,358 2,254 5.7 3,301 8.4
HALIFAX 58,019 177 3.1 387 6.7
HARNETT 81,651 364 4.5 577 7.1
HAYWOOD 51,397 259 5.0 625 12.2
HENDERSON 81,750 291 3.6 677 8.3
HERTFORD 22,651 86 3.8 163 7.2
HOKE 29,424 28 1.0 152 5.2
HYDE 5,409 9 1.7 58 10.7
IREDELL 107,743 562 5.2 926 8.6
JACKSON 30,797 102 3.3 254 8.2
JOHNSTON 102,352 476 4.7 859 8.4
JONES 10,065 44 4.4 84 8.3
LEE 46,711 289 6.2 426 9.1
LENOIR 59,786 296 5.0 520 8.7
LINCOLN 58,909 264 4.5 392 6.7
MCDOWELL 39,384 251 6.4 352 8.9
MACON 27,208 119 4.4 297 10.9
MADISON 18,604 69 3.7 226 12.1
MARTIN 25,988 69 2.7 241 9.3
MECKLENBURG 617,328 3,212 5.2 4,369 7.1
MITCHELL 15,175 62 4.1 121 8.0
MONTGOMERY 25,281 103 4.1 191 7.6
MOORE 69,188 246 3.6 497 7.2
NASH 84,531 597 7.1 732 8.7
NEW HANOVER 148,892 834 5.6 1,527 10.3
NORTHAMPTON 21,744 26 1.2 145 6.7
ONSLOW 148,658 886 6.0 1,941 13.1
ORANGE 110,365 373 3.4 832 7.5
PAMLICO 12,165 43 3.5 108 8.9
PASQUOTANK 33,947 172 5.1 419 12.3
PENDER 36,604 89 2.4 300 8.2
PERQUIMANS 10,900 27 2.5 81 7.4
PERSON 33,533 132 3.9 246 7.3
PITT 124,861 480 3.8 992 7.9
POLK 17,070 55 3.2 116 6.8
RANDOLPH 120,566 422 3.5 909 7.5
RICHMOND 46,227 202 4.4 296 6.4
ROBESON 116,858 428 3.7 522 4.5
ROCKINGHAM 90,251 433 4.8 713 7.9
ROWAN 123,519 423 3.4 1,019 8.2
RUTHERFORD 60,409 356 5.9 527 8.7
SAMPSON 54,862 241 4.4 412 7.5
SCOTLAND 35,434 158 4.5 148 4.2
STANLY 55,455 193 3.5 391 7.1
STOKES 42,142 170 4.0 331 7.9
SURRY 67,582 353 5.2 640 9.5
SWAIN 12,314 46 3.7 240 19.5
TRANSYLVANIA 27,820 112 4.0 243 8.7
TYRRELL 3,820 14 3.7 29 7.6
UNION 104,469 353 3.4 765 7.3
VANCE 41,069 213 5.2 403 9.8
WAKE 549,005 2,389 4.4 4,111 7.5
WARREN 18,692 34 1.8 115 6.2
WASHINGTON 14,116 44 3.1 104 7.4
WATAUGA 41,130 170 4.1 568 13.8
WAYNE 112,898 538 4.8 963 8.5
WILKES 62,884 373 5.9 566 9.0
WILSON 70,272 487 6.9 640 9.1
YADKIN 34,336 160 4.7 317 9.2
YANCEY 16,761 58 3.5 142 8.5

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



1996 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 36,634 100.0 2,600 7.1 2,416 6.6 2,968 8.1 3,504 9.6 3,835 10.5 3,048 8.3 3,422 9.3 3,246 8.9 2,895 7.9 2,974 8.1 2,700 7.4 3,026 8.3
County of Occurrence 627 1.7 32 5.1 43 6.9 51 8.1 72 11.5 52 8.3 55 8.8 75 12.0 66 10.5 50 8.0 34 5.4 48 7.7 49 7.8
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 136 0.4 9 6.6 12 8.8 15 11.0 13 9.6 16 11.8 12 8.8 19 14.0 11 8.1 10 7.4 13 9.6 5 3.7 1 0.7
ALLEGHANY 49 0.1 0 0.0 4 8.2 3 6.1 11 22.4 3 6.1 5 10.2 6 12.2 4 8.2 2 4.1 3 6.1 7 14.3 1 2.0
ANSON 100 0.3 7 7.0 6 6.0 9 9.0 16 16.0 15 15.0 1 1.0 10 10.0 14 14.0 8 8.0 4 4.0 5 5.0 5 5.0
ASHE 140 0.4 10 7.1 11 7.9 13 9.3 14 10.0 15 10.7 11 7.9 9 6.4 14 10.0 15 10.7 9 6.4 10 7.1 9 6.4
AVERY 47 0.1 6 12.8 5 10.6 3 6.4 7 14.9 1 2.1 2 4.3 2 4.3 8 17.0 4 8.5 2 4.3 4 8.5 3 6.4
BEAUFORT 247 0.7 19 7.7 16 6.5 31 12.6 20 8.1 33 13.4 24 9.7 16 6.5 25 10.1 13 5.3 20 8.1 16 6.5 14 5.7
BERTIE 52 0.1 3 5.8 2 3.8 2 3.8 6 11.5 11 21.2 5 9.6 4 7.7 5 9.6 4 7.7 3 5.8 3 5.8 4 7.7
BLADEN 127 0.3 12 9.4 4 3.1 8 6.3 12 9.4 18 14.2 11 8.7 15 11.8 10 7.9 14 11.0 7 5.5 9 7.1 7 5.5
BRUNSWICK 235 0.6 12 5.1 16 6.8 28 11.9 32 13.6 16 6.8 16 6.8 15 6.4 27 11.5 13 5.5 19 8.1 20 8.5 21 8.9
BUNCOMBE 1,271 3.5 100 7.9 71 5.6 90 7.1 111 8.7 145 11.4 93 7.3 120 9.4 113 8.9 130 10.2 103 8.1 97 7.6 98 7.7
BURKE 420 1.1 23 5.5 37 8.8 27 6.4 50 11.9 47 11.2 51 12.1 28 6.7 31 7.4 20 4.8 53 12.6 20 4.8 33 7.9
CABARRUS 553 1.5 42 7.6 25 4.5 55 9.9 57 10.3 53 9.6 50 9.0 54 9.8 44 8.0 42 7.6 49 8.9 29 5.2 53 9.6
CALDWELL 420 1.1 27 6.4 28 6.7 32 7.6 34 8.1 59 14.0 42 10.0 32 7.6 36 8.6 37 8.8 34 8.1 24 5.7 35 8.3
CAMDEN 9 0.0 2 22.2 0 0.0 2 22.2 0 0.0 1 11.1 2 22.2 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0
CARTERET 307 0.8 23 7.5 21 6.8 12 3.9 35 11.4 36 11.7 25 8.1 41 13.4 20 6.5 21 6.8 22 7.2 19 6.2 32 10.4
CASWELL 58 0.2 1 1.7 6 10.3 9 15.5 5 8.6 7 12.1 3 5.2 7 12.1 5 8.6 2 3.4 4 6.9 3 5.2 6 10.3
CATAWBA 845 2.3 67 7.9 38 4.5 61 7.2 76 9.0 91 10.8 80 9.5 61 7.2 61 7.2 74 8.8 70 8.3 89 10.5 77 9.1
CHATHAM 147 0.4 9 6.1 9 6.1 17 11.6 12 8.2 9 6.1 13 8.8 18 12.2 14 9.5 9 6.1 10 6.8 11 7.5 16 10.9
CHEROKEE 103 0.3 10 9.7 9 8.7 9 8.7 7 6.8 11 10.7 11 10.7 6 5.8 15 14.6 7 6.8 8 7.8 0 0.0 10 9.7
CHOWAN 57 0.2 4 7.0 2 3.5 2 3.5 6 10.5 7 12.3 4 7.0 11 19.3 0 0.0 10 17.5 4 7.0 4 7.0 3 5.3
CLAY 23 0.1 1 4.3 0 0.0 1 4.3 3 13.0 1 4.3 2 8.7 1 4.3 5 21.7 2 8.7 3 13.0 1 4.3 3 13.0
CLEVELAND 492 1.3 36 7.3 32 6.5 49 10.0 58 11.8 54 11.0 36 7.3 32 6.5 45 9.1 42 8.5 31 6.3 36 7.3 41 8.3
COLUMBUS 267 0.7 18 6.7 21 7.9 23 8.6 15 5.6 38 14.2 18 6.7 22 8.2 27 10.1 26 9.7 27 10.1 19 7.1 13 4.9
CRAVEN 519 1.4 55 10.6 23 4.4 31 6.0 57 11.0 48 9.2 38 7.3 53 10.2 35 6.7 36 6.9 35 6.7 55 10.6 53 10.2
CUMBERLAND 2,237 6.1 147 6.6 146 6.5 156 7.0 209 9.3 290 13.0 137 6.1 215 9.6 182 8.1 189 8.4 167 7.5 197 8.8 202 9.0
CURRITUCK 55 0.2 5 9.1 2 3.6 5 9.1 2 3.6 6 10.9 3 5.5 6 10.9 9 16.4 6 10.9 3 5.5 5 9.1 3 5.5
DARE 148 0.4 7 4.7 19 12.8 10 6.8 6 4.1 7 4.7 20 13.5 12 8.1 18 12.2 10 6.8 14 9.5 12 8.1 13 8.8
DAVIDSON 601 1.6 41 6.8 44 7.3 51 8.5 60 10.0 58 9.7 56 9.3 67 11.1 50 8.3 43 7.2 62 10.3 38 6.3 31 5.2
DAVIE 129 0.4 5 3.9 11 8.5 12 9.3 14 10.9 10 7.8 15 11.6 12 9.3 9 7.0 7 5.4 11 8.5 9 7.0 14 10.9
DUPLIN 170 0.5 10 5.9 14 8.2 8 4.7 9 5.3 25 14.7 5 2.9 24 14.1 25 14.7 13 7.6 12 7.1 13 7.6 12 7.1
DURHAM 925 2.5 81 8.8 63 6.8 65 7.0 94 10.2 87 9.4 89 9.6 85 9.2 65 7.0 73 7.9 72 7.8 69 7.5 82 8.9
EDGECOMBE 209 0.6 7 3.3 16 7.7 23 11.0 21 10.0 11 5.3 21 10.0 21 10.0 23 11.0 15 7.2 14 6.7 19 9.1 18 8.6
FORSYTH 1,707 4.7 121 7.1 117 6.9 147 8.6 122 7.1 210 12.3 159 9.3 128 7.5 174 10.2 132 7.7 156 9.1 93 5.4 148 8.7
FRANKLIN 167 0.5 13 7.8 11 6.6 23 13.8 16 9.6 17 10.2 18 10.8 7 4.2 9 5.4 10 6.0 19 11.4 9 5.4 15 9.0
GASTON 1,069 2.9 93 8.7 71 6.6 78 7.3 105 9.8 122 11.4 94 8.8 92 8.6 81 7.6 91 8.5 78 7.3 80 7.5 84 7.9
GATES 22 0.1 3 13.6 1 4.5 3 13.6 2 9.1 1 4.5 1 4.5 3 13.6 3 13.6 2 9.1 0 0.0 3 13.6 0 0.0
GRAHAM 35 0.1 1 2.9 5 14.3 5 14.3 2 5.7 1 2.9 3 8.6 3 8.6 5 14.3 2 5.7 3 8.6 2 5.7 3 8.6
GRANVILLE 153 0.4 11 7.2 12 7.8 18 11.8 18 11.8 14 9.2 11 7.2 12 7.8 17 11.1 10 6.5 14 9.2 6 3.9 10 6.5
GREENE 40 0.1 4 10.0 2 5.0 3 7.5 6 15.0 7 17.5 1 2.5 2 5.0 1 2.5 2 5.0 2 5.0 7 17.5 3 7.5
GUILFORD 2,254 6.2 206 9.1 113 5.0 167 7.4 251 11.1 226 10.0 201 8.9 212 9.4 193 8.6 218 9.7 157 7.0 168 7.5 142 6.3
HALIFAX 177 0.5 21 11.9 11 6.2 15 8.5 11 6.2 21 11.9 8 4.5 17 9.6 13 7.3 11 6.2 10 5.6 27 15.3 12 6.8
HARNETT 364 1.0 30 8.2 14 3.8 38 10.4 46 12.6 38 10.4 15 4.1 44 12.1 37 10.2 23 6.3 22 6.0 31 8.5 26 7.1
HAYWOOD 259 0.7 22 8.5 10 3.9 23 8.9 25 9.7 33 12.7 22 8.5 29 11.2 17 6.6 17 6.6 27 10.4 17 6.6 17 6.6
HENDERSON 291 0.8 24 8.2 28 9.6 26 8.9 22 7.6 27 9.3 18 6.2 22 7.6 26 8.9 20 6.9 36 12.4 16 5.5 26 8.9
HERTFORD 86 0.2 6 7.0 5 5.8 9 10.5 8 9.3 8 9.3 10 11.6 6 7.0 12 14.0 5 5.8 6 7.0 5 5.8 6 7.0
HOKE 28 0.1 1 3.6 4 14.3 4 14.3 1 3.6 4 14.3 1 3.6 5 17.9 2 7.1 3 10.7 0 0.0 2 7.1 1 3.6
HYDE 9 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0 1 11.1 1 11.1 3 33.3 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0
IREDELL 562 1.5 48 8.5 34 6.0 43 7.7 60 10.7 61 10.9 48 8.5 58 10.3 50 8.9 43 7.7 40 7.1 41 7.3 36 6.4
JACKSON 102 0.3 11 10.8 8 7.8 9 8.8 5 4.9 7 6.9 8 7.8 7 6.9 12 11.8 13 12.7 5 4.9 8 7.8 9 8.8
JOHNSTON 476 1.3 35 7.4 41 8.6 50 10.5 43 9.0 38 8.0 54 11.3 34 7.1 45 9.5 28 5.9 37 7.8 41 8.6 30 6.3
JONES 44 0.1 4 9.1 2 4.5 2 4.5 8 18.2 3 6.8 5 11.4 3 6.8 3 6.8 3 6.8 2 4.5 4 9.1 5 11.4
LEE 289 0.8 11 3.8 28 9.7 17 5.9 28 9.7 29 10.0 32 11.1 22 7.6 27 9.3 27 9.3 24 8.3 19 6.6 25 8.7
LENOIR 296 0.8 25 8.4 21 7.1 32 10.8 34 11.5 22 7.4 29 9.8 27 9.1 23 7.8 21 7.1 11 3.7 24 8.1 27 9.1
LINCOLN 264 0.7 15 5.7 15 5.7 28 10.6 22 8.3 34 12.9 20 7.6 17 6.4 32 12.1 18 6.8 29 11.0 16 6.1 18 6.8
MCDOWELL 251 0.7 12 4.8 17 6.8 20 8.0 27 10.8 28 11.2 25 10.0 26 10.4 14 5.6 14 5.6 29 11.6 24 9.6 15 6.0
MACON 119 0.3 11 9.2 4 3.4 9 7.6 6 5.0 10 8.4 8 6.7 17 14.3 7 5.9 14 11.8 14 11.8 6 5.0 13 10.9
MADISON 69 0.2 5 7.2 9 13.0 1 1.4 4 5.8 4 5.8 5 7.2 5 7.2 12 17.4 2 2.9 6 8.7 8 11.6 8 11.6
MARTIN 69 0.2 5 7.2 12 17.4 2 2.9 12 17.4 3 4.3 4 5.8 3 4.3 5 7.2 7 10.1 4 5.8 8 11.6 4 5.8
MECKLENBURG 3,212 8.8 176 5.5 272 8.5 231 7.2 337 10.5 239 7.4 270 8.4 323 10.1 286 8.9 314 9.8 261 8.1 211 6.6 292 9.1
MITCHELL 62 0.2 7 11.3 4 6.5 4 6.5 4 6.5 4 6.5 6 9.7 3 4.8 7 11.3 5 8.1 8 12.9 6 9.7 4 6.5
MONTGOMERY 103 0.3 9 8.7 10 9.7 5 4.9 10 9.7 9 8.7 5 4.9 8 7.8 12 11.7 9 8.7 9 8.7 10 9.7 7 6.8
MOORE 246 0.7 17 6.9 20 8.1 21 8.5 23 9.3 23 9.3 7 2.8 31 12.6 29 11.8 13 5.3 38 15.4 12 4.9 12 4.9
NASH 597 1.6 42 7.0 35 5.9 34 5.7 55 9.2 68 11.4 49 8.2 67 11.2 54 9.0 34 5.7 57 9.5 45 7.5 57 9.5
NEW HANOVER 834 2.3 63 7.6 58 7.0 79 9.5 53 6.4 117 14.0 63 7.6 57 6.8 86 10.3 57 6.8 50 6.0 72 8.6 79 9.5
NORTHAMPTON 26 0.1 0 0.0 1 3.8 0 0.0 2 7.7 2 7.7 4 15.4 3 11.5 4 15.4 3 11.5 4 15.4 0 0.0 3 11.5
ONSLOW 886 2.4 64 7.2 66 7.4 105 11.9 90 10.2 76 8.6 67 7.6 90 10.2 94 10.6 49 5.5 58 6.5 67 7.6 60 6.8
ORANGE 373 1.0 16 4.3 36 9.7 33 8.8 26 7.0 39 10.5 40 10.7 34 9.1 29 7.8 24 6.4 31 8.3 27 7.2 38 10.2
PAMLICO 43 0.1 3 7.0 2 4.7 3 7.0 1 2.3 4 9.3 4 9.3 4 9.3 7 16.3 4 9.3 2 4.7 5 11.6 4 9.3
PASQUOTANK 172 0.5 19 11.0 6 3.5 12 7.0 11 6.4 24 14.0 9 5.2 18 10.5 19 11.0 12 7.0 13 7.6 18 10.5 11 6.4
PENDER 89 0.2 1 1.1 5 5.6 8 9.0 15 16.9 3 3.4 11 12.4 7 7.9 7 7.9 8 9.0 10 11.2 11 12.4 3 3.4
PERQUIMANS 27 0.1 0 0.0 2 7.4 0 0.0 6 22.2 2 7.4 2 7.4 3 11.1 2 7.4 5 18.5 3 11.1 0 0.0 2 7.4
PERSON 132 0.4 5 3.8 8 6.1 14 10.6 9 6.8 15 11.4 8 6.1 11 8.3 12 9.1 11 8.3 12 9.1 11 8.3 16 12.1
PITT 480 1.3 41 8.5 32 6.7 37 7.7 43 9.0 39 8.1 38 7.9 52 10.8 34 7.1 41 8.5 50 10.4 34 7.1 39 8.1
POLK 55 0.2 5 9.1 1 1.8 5 9.1 5 9.1 4 7.3 8 14.5 3 5.5 8 14.5 3 5.5 5 9.1 2 3.6 6 10.9
RANDOLPH 422 1.2 29 6.9 22 5.2 38 9.0 37 8.8 42 10.0 35 8.3 47 11.1 37 8.8 26 6.2 39 9.2 41 9.7 29 6.9
RICHMOND 202 0.6 9 4.5 7 3.5 23 11.4 15 7.4 23 11.4 12 5.9 28 13.9 16 7.9 13 6.4 25 12.4 14 6.9 17 8.4
ROBESON 428 1.2 25 5.8 37 8.6 23 5.4 43 10.0 56 13.1 44 10.3 48 11.2 26 6.1 37 8.6 31 7.2 31 7.2 27 6.3
ROCKINGHAM 433 1.2 29 6.7 28 6.5 30 6.9 53 12.2 56 12.9 33 7.6 37 8.5 28 6.5 41 9.5 37 8.5 33 7.6 28 6.5
ROWAN 423 1.2 28 6.6 26 6.1 36 8.5 31 7.3 36 8.5 39 9.2 36 8.5 35 8.3 37 8.7 43 10.2 31 7.3 45 10.6
RUTHERFORD 356 1.0 23 6.5 26 7.3 23 6.5 38 10.7 36 10.1 32 9.0 33 9.3 26 7.3 23 6.5 41 11.5 20 5.6 35 9.8
SAMPSON 241 0.7 16 6.6 7 2.9 25 10.4 22 9.1 26 10.8 23 9.5 26 10.8 21 8.7 15 6.2 23 9.5 17 7.1 20 8.3
SCOTLAND 158 0.4 4 2.5 5 3.2 13 8.2 13 8.2 17 10.8 17 10.8 17 10.8 10 6.3 21 13.3 14 8.9 13 8.2 14 8.9
STANLY 193 0.5 19 9.8 13 6.7 12 6.2 11 5.7 20 10.4 29 15.0 20 10.4 17 8.8 15 7.8 15 7.8 4 2.1 18 9.3
STOKES 170 0.5 3 1.8 13 7.6 19 11.2 6 3.5 10 5.9 19 11.2 18 10.6 25 14.7 9 5.3 16 9.4 11 6.5 21 12.4
SURRY 353 1.0 19 5.4 32 9.1 36 10.2 41 11.6 48 13.6 30 8.5 28 7.9 22 6.2 19 5.4 23 6.5 26 7.4 29 8.2
SWAIN 46 0.1 1 2.2 2 4.3 4 8.7 3 6.5 4 8.7 3 6.5 6 13.0 7 15.2 8 17.4 3 6.5 1 2.2 4 8.7
TRANSYLVANIA 112 0.3 7 6.3 5 4.5 8 7.1 8 7.1 16 14.3 15 13.4 17 15.2 6 5.4 5 4.5 10 8.9 4 3.6 11 9.8
TYRRELL 14 0.0 1 7.1 1 7.1 3 21.4 1 7.1 0 0.0 1 7.1 1 7.1 1 7.1 1 7.1 1 7.1 1 7.1 2 14.3
UNION 353 1.0 32 9.1 13 3.7 22 6.2 61 17.3 37 10.5 20 5.7 36 10.2 23 6.5 25 7.1 29 8.2 27 7.6 28 7.9
VANCE 213 0.6 10 4.7 7 3.3 14 6.6 27 12.7 18 8.5 16 7.5 22 10.3 24 11.3 20 9.4 12 5.6 17 8.0 26 12.2
WAKE 2,389 6.5 163 6.8 146 6.1 231 9.7 196 8.2 254 10.6 190 8.0 196 8.2 238 10.0 164 6.9 177 7.4 190 8.0 244 10.2
WARREN 34 0.1 2 5.9 3 8.8 3 8.8 3 8.8 6 17.6 3 8.8 1 2.9 4 11.8 2 5.9 3 8.8 4 11.8 0 0.0
WASHINGTON 44 0.1 6 13.6 0 0.0 5 11.4 3 6.8 6 13.6 2 4.5 1 2.3 9 20.5 4 9.1 3 6.8 0 0.0 5 11.4
WATAUGA 170 0.5 4 2.4 10 5.9 16 9.4 13 7.6 20 11.8 13 7.6 19 11.2 10 5.9 20 11.8 14 8.2 16 9.4 15 8.8
WAYNE 538 1.5 60 11.2 35 6.5 32 5.9 53 9.9 59 11.0 29 5.4 63 11.7 36 6.7 28 5.2 68 12.6 27 5.0 48 8.9
WILKES 373 1.0 22 5.9 29 7.8 23 6.2 40 10.7 42 11.3 36 9.7 42 11.3 30 8.0 30 8.0 28 7.5 20 5.4 31 8.3
WILSON 487 1.3 34 7.0 31 6.4 29 6.0 51 10.5 59 12.1 38 7.8 45 9.2 46 9.4 42 8.6 41 8.4 38 7.8 33 6.8
YADKIN 160 0.4 15 9.4 8 5.0 18 11.3 12 7.5 15 9.4 15 9.4 13 8.1 18 11.3 11 6.9 11 6.9 12 7.5 12 7.5
YANCEY 58 0.2 1 1.7 1 1.7 5 8.6 4 6.9 9 15.5 7 12.1 7 12.1 4 6.9 3 5.2 3 5.2 8 13.8 6 10.3

 
 



1996 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 62,871 100.0 2,558 4.1 3,656 5.8 4,287 6.8 5,324 8.5 6,477 10.3 7,768 12.4 5,169 8.2 6,369 10.1 5,714 9.1 5,566 8.9 4,882 7.8 5,101 8.1
County of Occurrence 1,032 1.6 37 3.6 58 5.6 67 6.5 84 8.1 118 11.4 138 13.4 86 8.3 92 8.9 78 7.6 95 9.2 73 7.1 106 10.3
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 245 0.4 11 4.5 14 5.7 21 8.6 24 9.8 23 9.4 33 13.5 16 6.5 25 10.2 23 9.4 20 8.2 14 5.7 21 8.6
ALLEGHANY 132 0.2 9 6.8 8 6.1 14 10.6 5 3.8 9 6.8 18 13.6 16 12.1 15 11.4 10 7.6 12 9.1 8 6.1 8 6.1
ANSON 130 0.2 6 4.6 8 6.2 9 6.9 4 3.1 16 12.3 14 10.8 15 11.5 17 13.1 15 11.5 7 5.4 8 6.2 11 8.5
ASHE 202 0.3 2 1.0 5 2.5 11 5.4 17 8.4 23 11.4 28 13.9 18 8.9 30 14.9 18 8.9 16 7.9 14 6.9 20 9.9
AVERY 175 0.3 3 1.7 7 4.0 11 6.3 11 6.3 21 12.0 23 13.1 13 7.4 24 13.7 26 14.9 17 9.7 8 4.6 11 6.3
BEAUFORT 453 0.7 15 3.3 24 5.3 29 6.4 52 11.5 46 10.2 58 12.8 40 8.8 44 9.7 34 7.5 34 7.5 39 8.6 38 8.4
BERTIE 144 0.2 4 2.8 9 6.3 15 10.4 17 11.8 16 11.1 21 14.6 11 7.6 16 11.1 11 7.6 9 6.3 4 2.8 11 7.6
BLADEN 180 0.3 7 3.9 6 3.3 7 3.9 25 13.9 18 10.0 18 10.0 11 6.1 16 8.9 15 8.3 18 10.0 17 9.4 22 12.2
BRUNSWICK 515 0.8 16 3.1 24 4.7 36 7.0 49 9.5 48 9.3 68 13.2 43 8.3 60 11.7 49 9.5 47 9.1 42 8.2 33 6.4
BUNCOMBE 1,759 2.8 56 3.2 91 5.2 108 6.1 144 8.2 182 10.3 216 12.3 142 8.1 200 11.4 185 10.5 172 9.8 125 7.1 138 7.8
BURKE 698 1.1 28 4.0 42 6.0 69 9.9 79 11.3 64 9.2 92 13.2 50 7.2 56 8.0 51 7.3 55 7.9 58 8.3 54 7.7
CABARRUS 997 1.6 35 3.5 56 5.6 73 7.3 86 8.6 106 10.6 136 13.6 69 6.9 102 10.2 92 9.2 88 8.8 76 7.6 78 7.8
CALDWELL 684 1.1 27 3.9 46 6.7 47 6.9 55 8.0 66 9.6 97 14.2 37 5.4 75 11.0 77 11.3 50 7.3 43 6.3 64 9.4
CAMDEN 41 0.1 1 2.4 2 4.9 2 4.9 7 17.1 7 17.1 2 4.9 4 9.8 5 12.2 4 9.8 4 9.8 2 4.9 1 2.4
CARTERET 776 1.2 51 6.6 44 5.7 51 6.6 76 9.8 83 10.7 91 11.7 70 9.0 77 9.9 70 9.0 61 7.9 51 6.6 51 6.6
CASWELL 166 0.3 3 1.8 8 4.8 9 5.4 14 8.4 15 9.0 30 18.1 10 6.0 15 9.0 24 14.5 10 6.0 17 10.2 11 6.6
CATAWBA 1,083 1.7 37 3.4 73 6.7 76 7.0 99 9.1 121 11.2 143 13.2 84 7.8 107 9.9 93 8.6 95 8.8 76 7.0 79 7.3
CHATHAM 324 0.5 12 3.7 12 3.7 12 3.7 34 10.5 29 9.0 47 14.5 31 9.6 35 10.8 40 12.3 30 9.3 16 4.9 26 8.0
CHEROKEE 262 0.4 13 5.0 13 5.0 19 7.3 23 8.8 21 8.0 40 15.3 14 5.3 34 13.0 26 9.9 20 7.6 19 7.3 20 7.6
CHOWAN 111 0.2 6 5.4 3 2.7 3 2.7 6 5.4 10 9.0 13 11.7 11 9.9 11 9.9 15 13.5 9 8.1 12 10.8 12 10.8
CLAY 62 0.1 4 6.5 3 4.8 3 4.8 3 4.8 8 12.9 5 8.1 4 6.5 11 17.7 5 8.1 8 12.9 3 4.8 5 8.1
CLEVELAND 628 1.0 24 3.8 34 5.4 47 7.5 52 8.3 66 10.5 86 13.7 48 7.6 69 11.0 58 9.2 52 8.3 45 7.2 47 7.5
COLUMBUS 354 0.6 16 4.5 26 7.3 16 4.5 30 8.5 34 9.6 42 11.9 27 7.6 40 11.3 29 8.2 40 11.3 28 7.9 26 7.3
CRAVEN 919 1.5 41 4.5 75 8.2 64 7.0 77 8.4 97 10.6 82 8.9 69 7.5 94 10.2 81 8.8 89 9.7 74 8.1 76 8.3
CUMBERLAND 3,203 5.1 180 5.6 230 7.2 234 7.3 252 7.9 293 9.1 327 10.2 314 9.8 324 10.1 236 7.4 246 7.7 277 8.6 290 9.1
CURRITUCK 157 0.2 4 2.5 11 7.0 3 1.9 10 6.4 16 10.2 19 12.1 12 7.6 13 8.3 24 15.3 19 12.1 11 7.0 15 9.6
DARE 532 0.8 10 1.9 16 3.0 22 4.1 36 6.8 71 13.3 76 14.3 55 10.3 68 12.8 79 14.8 59 11.1 23 4.3 17 3.2
DAVIDSON 1,094 1.7 55 5.0 68 6.2 68 6.2 72 6.6 101 9.2 140 12.8 84 7.7 115 10.5 114 10.4 101 9.2 89 8.1 87 8.0
DAVIE 234 0.4 12 5.1 16 6.8 21 9.0 21 9.0 23 9.8 28 12.0 12 5.1 22 9.4 20 8.5 16 6.8 18 7.7 25 10.7
DUPLIN 377 0.6 18 4.8 29 7.7 29 7.7 32 8.5 36 9.5 47 12.5 32 8.5 34 9.0 33 8.8 27 7.2 29 7.7 31 8.2
DURHAM 1,557 2.5 54 3.5 86 5.5 90 5.8 148 9.5 177 11.4 215 13.8 121 7.8 172 11.0 137 8.8 157 10.1 91 5.8 109 7.0
EDGECOMBE 514 0.8 24 4.7 34 6.6 27 5.3 35 6.8 46 8.9 66 12.8 52 10.1 68 13.2 44 8.6 46 8.9 36 7.0 36 7.0
FORSYTH 2,445 3.9 98 4.0 133 5.4 162 6.6 225 9.2 266 10.9 300 12.3 189 7.7 253 10.3 225 9.2 222 9.1 201 8.2 171 7.0
FRANKLIN 289 0.5 10 3.5 20 6.9 22 7.6 25 8.7 36 12.5 28 9.7 28 9.7 35 12.1 24 8.3 25 8.7 15 5.2 21 7.3
GASTON 1,543 2.5 59 3.8 100 6.5 115 7.5 139 9.0 172 11.1 189 12.2 100 6.5 158 10.2 141 9.1 121 7.8 128 8.3 121 7.8
GATES 68 0.1 3 4.4 4 5.9 5 7.4 1 1.5 6 8.8 8 11.8 7 10.3 11 16.2 6 8.8 5 7.4 6 8.8 6 8.8
GRAHAM 107 0.2 2 1.9 3 2.8 11 10.3 9 8.4 10 9.3 15 14.0 6 5.6 13 12.1 16 15.0 11 10.3 4 3.7 7 6.5
GRANVILLE 300 0.5 7 2.3 8 2.7 12 4.0 26 8.7 32 10.7 44 14.7 27 9.0 31 10.3 21 7.0 39 13.0 28 9.3 25 8.3
GREENE 131 0.2 4 3.1 8 6.1 10 7.6 9 6.9 13 9.9 21 16.0 13 9.9 14 10.7 12 9.2 9 6.9 8 6.1 10 7.6
GUILFORD 3,301 5.3 147 4.5 201 6.1 238 7.2 229 6.9 360 10.9 386 11.7 265 8.0 334 10.1 340 10.3 273 8.3 257 7.8 271 8.2
HALIFAX 387 0.6 14 3.6 25 6.5 28 7.2 27 7.0 40 10.3 51 13.2 41 10.6 43 11.1 28 7.2 36 9.3 20 5.2 34 8.8
HARNETT 577 0.9 22 3.8 40 6.9 37 6.4 48 8.3 64 11.1 81 14.0 31 5.4 49 8.5 38 6.6 44 7.6 54 9.4 69 12.0
HAYWOOD 625 1.0 22 3.5 25 4.0 35 5.6 41 6.6 54 8.6 92 14.7 63 10.1 71 11.4 69 11.0 73 11.7 45 7.2 35 5.6
HENDERSON 677 1.1 19 2.8 29 4.3 44 6.5 53 7.8 70 10.3 77 11.4 58 8.6 65 9.6 65 9.6 71 10.5 60 8.9 66 9.7
HERTFORD 163 0.3 7 4.3 10 6.1 9 5.5 10 6.1 15 9.2 19 11.7 18 11.0 19 11.7 18 11.0 11 6.7 10 6.1 17 10.4
HOKE 152 0.2 8 5.3 8 5.3 18 11.8 10 6.6 11 7.2 15 9.9 20 13.2 13 8.6 19 12.5 4 2.6 13 8.6 13 8.6
HYDE 58 0.1 1 1.7 1 1.7 2 3.4 3 5.2 3 5.2 10 17.2 5 8.6 12 20.7 6 10.3 8 13.8 4 6.9 3 5.2
IREDELL 926 1.5 31 3.3 36 3.9 74 8.0 81 8.7 88 9.5 108 11.7 66 7.1 97 10.5 99 10.7 91 9.8 77 8.3 78 8.4
JACKSON 254 0.4 2 0.8 8 3.1 16 6.3 22 8.7 23 9.1 32 12.6 32 12.6 30 11.8 24 9.4 28 11.0 17 6.7 20 7.9
JOHNSTON 859 1.4 33 3.8 56 6.5 57 6.6 74 8.6 93 10.8 107 12.5 65 7.6 81 9.4 69 8.0 80 9.3 74 8.6 70 8.1
JONES 84 0.1 2 2.4 3 3.6 8 9.5 10 11.9 9 10.7 14 16.7 7 8.3 6 7.1 6 7.1 5 6.0 6 7.1 8 9.5
LEE 426 0.7 17 4.0 21 4.9 37 8.7 38 8.9 47 11.0 51 12.0 39 9.2 29 6.8 30 7.0 31 7.3 47 11.0 39 9.2
LENOIR 520 0.8 25 4.8 37 7.1 42 8.1 41 7.9 50 9.6 54 10.4 35 6.7 58 11.2 40 7.7 35 6.7 49 9.4 54 10.4
LINCOLN 392 0.6 11 2.8 24 6.1 24 6.1 37 9.4 40 10.2 47 12.0 37 9.4 44 11.2 39 9.9 31 7.9 16 4.1 42 10.7
MCDOWELL 352 0.6 15 4.3 22 6.3 28 8.0 35 9.9 39 11.1 44 12.5 35 9.9 28 8.0 23 6.5 28 8.0 27 7.7 28 8.0
MACON 297 0.5 12 4.0 13 4.4 10 3.4 25 8.4 22 7.4 39 13.1 28 9.4 31 10.4 29 9.8 44 14.8 22 7.4 22 7.4
MADISON 226 0.4 9 4.0 15 6.6 6 2.7 17 7.5 21 9.3 33 14.6 20 8.8 20 8.8 20 8.8 18 8.0 21 9.3 26 11.5
MARTIN 241 0.4 12 5.0 9 3.7 20 8.3 33 13.7 23 9.5 32 13.3 15 6.2 27 11.2 21 8.7 17 7.1 17 7.1 15 6.2
MECKLENBURG 4,369 6.9 175 4.0 209 4.8 291 6.7 415 9.5 446 10.2 532 12.2 336 7.7 439 10.0 410 9.4 430 9.8 363 8.3 323 7.4
MITCHELL 121 0.2 6 5.0 5 4.1 11 9.1 5 4.1 9 7.4 23 19.0 15 12.4 13 10.7 7 5.8 9 7.4 8 6.6 10 8.3
MONTGOMERY 191 0.3 6 3.1 9 4.7 12 6.3 16 8.4 24 12.6 25 13.1 12 6.3 20 10.5 19 9.9 13 6.8 17 8.9 18 9.4
MOORE 497 0.8 16 3.2 24 4.8 31 6.2 38 7.6 53 10.7 67 13.5 38 7.6 43 8.7 51 10.3 43 8.7 51 10.3 42 8.5
NASH 732 1.2 35 4.8 51 7.0 52 7.1 62 8.5 74 10.1 86 11.7 70 9.6 61 8.3 69 9.4 61 8.3 52 7.1 59 8.1
NEW HANOVER 1,527 2.4 61 4.0 97 6.4 106 6.9 124 8.1 176 11.5 208 13.6 133 8.7 144 9.4 118 7.7 131 8.6 115 7.5 114 7.5
NORTHAMPTON 145 0.2 5 3.4 10 6.9 14 9.7 11 7.6 13 9.0 24 16.6 12 8.3 10 6.9 12 8.3 11 7.6 10 6.9 13 9.0
ONSLOW 1,941 3.1 117 6.0 163 8.4 160 8.2 153 7.9 178 9.2 201 10.4 160 8.2 186 9.6 139 7.2 162 8.3 169 8.7 153 7.9
ORANGE 832 1.3 24 2.9 37 4.4 45 5.4 77 9.3 98 11.8 107 12.9 66 7.9 87 10.5 68 8.2 87 10.5 59 7.1 77 9.3
PAMLICO 108 0.2 4 3.7 3 2.8 3 2.8 7 6.5 12 11.1 12 11.1 11 10.2 10 9.3 11 10.2 10 9.3 10 9.3 15 13.9
PASQUOTANK 419 0.7 17 4.1 23 5.5 33 7.9 28 6.7 32 7.6 51 12.2 46 11.0 50 11.9 33 7.9 36 8.6 36 8.6 34 8.1
PENDER 300 0.5 13 4.3 23 7.7 18 6.0 31 10.3 27 9.0 36 12.0 25 8.3 33 11.0 18 6.0 32 10.7 26 8.7 18 6.0
PERQUIMANS 81 0.1 6 7.4 6 7.4 1 1.2 8 9.9 6 7.4 7 8.6 6 7.4 10 12.3 7 8.6 9 11.1 5 6.2 10 12.3
PERSON 246 0.4 6 2.4 10 4.1 14 5.7 16 6.5 25 10.2 27 11.0 26 10.6 21 8.5 28 11.4 27 11.0 32 13.0 14 5.7
PITT 992 1.6 50 5.0 67 6.8 81 8.2 77 7.8 99 10.0 104 10.5 87 8.8 98 9.9 81 8.2 77 7.8 77 7.8 94 9.5
POLK 116 0.2 1 0.9 7 6.0 5 4.3 6 5.2 15 12.9 13 11.2 11 9.5 11 9.5 10 8.6 11 9.5 10 8.6 16 13.8
RANDOLPH 909 1.4 39 4.3 48 5.3 70 7.7 85 9.4 105 11.6 104 11.4 64 7.0 87 9.6 90 9.9 74 8.1 69 7.6 74 8.1
RICHMOND 296 0.5 6 2.0 17 5.7 21 7.1 19 6.4 31 10.5 47 15.9 27 9.1 34 11.5 21 7.1 28 9.5 19 6.4 26 8.8
ROBESON 522 0.8 28 5.4 24 4.6 44 8.4 56 10.7 45 8.6 79 15.1 40 7.7 44 8.4 42 8.0 47 9.0 33 6.3 40 7.7
ROCKINGHAM 713 1.1 28 3.9 54 7.6 62 8.7 50 7.0 65 9.1 102 14.3 48 6.7 71 10.0 66 9.3 56 7.9 49 6.9 62 8.7
ROWAN 1,019 1.6 43 4.2 50 4.9 83 8.1 102 10.0 107 10.5 117 11.5 73 7.2 96 9.4 109 10.7 95 9.3 62 6.1 82 8.0
RUTHERFORD 527 0.8 18 3.4 28 5.3 20 3.8 50 9.5 55 10.4 61 11.6 46 8.7 66 12.5 48 9.1 50 9.5 34 6.5 51 9.7
SAMPSON 412 0.7 19 4.6 37 9.0 27 6.6 36 8.7 32 7.8 48 11.7 30 7.3 37 9.0 32 7.8 46 11.2 32 7.8 36 8.7
SCOTLAND 148 0.2 7 4.7 7 4.7 9 6.1 14 9.5 13 8.8 24 16.2 10 6.8 11 7.4 12 8.1 14 9.5 18 12.2 9 6.1
STANLY 391 0.6 12 3.1 29 7.4 24 6.1 31 7.9 46 11.8 58 14.8 28 7.2 42 10.7 31 7.9 39 10.0 23 5.9 28 7.2
STOKES 331 0.5 7 2.1 17 5.1 13 3.9 22 6.6 33 10.0 37 11.2 29 8.8 36 10.9 43 13.0 31 9.4 33 10.0 30 9.1
SURRY 640 1.0 20 3.1 36 5.6 51 8.0 58 9.1 57 8.9 97 15.2 57 8.9 56 8.8 49 7.7 54 8.4 51 8.0 54 8.4
SWAIN 240 0.4 15 6.3 7 2.9 11 4.6 19 7.9 23 9.6 29 12.1 21 8.8 30 12.5 20 8.3 22 9.2 23 9.6 20 8.3
TRANSYLVANIA 243 0.4 11 4.5 10 4.1 25 10.3 13 5.3 24 9.9 21 8.6 28 11.5 25 10.3 18 7.4 28 11.5 24 9.9 16 6.6
TYRRELL 29 0.0 1 3.4 1 3.4 2 6.9 4 13.8 3 10.3 3 10.3 3 10.3 2 6.9 5 17.2 0 0.0 1 3.4 4 13.8
UNION 765 1.2 24 3.1 57 7.5 57 7.5 65 8.5 79 10.3 108 14.1 62 8.1 72 9.4 76 9.9 61 8.0 59 7.7 45 5.9
VANCE 403 0.6 11 2.7 26 6.5 26 6.5 28 6.9 37 9.2 59 14.6 36 8.9 44 10.9 35 8.7 37 9.2 31 7.7 33 8.2
WAKE 4,111 6.5 166 4.0 197 4.8 262 6.4 350 8.5 477 11.6 482 11.7 336 8.2 375 9.1 388 9.4 374 9.1 344 8.4 360 8.8
WARREN 115 0.2 2 1.7 9 7.8 7 6.1 13 11.3 16 13.9 12 10.4 18 15.7 6 5.2 13 11.3 9 7.8 7 6.1 3 2.6
WASHINGTON 104 0.2 1 1.0 7 6.7 4 3.8 14 13.5 7 6.7 15 14.4 11 10.6 11 10.6 13 12.5 8 7.7 6 5.8 7 6.7
WATAUGA 568 0.9 22 3.9 31 5.5 22 3.9 53 9.3 63 11.1 64 11.3 48 8.5 61 10.7 57 10.0 58 10.2 36 6.3 53 9.3
WAYNE 963 1.5 51 5.3 60 6.2 74 7.7 78 8.1 96 10.0 117 12.1 83 8.6 94 9.8 77 8.0 56 5.8 94 9.8 83 8.6
WILKES 566 0.9 31 5.5 45 8.0 39 6.9 46 8.1 52 9.2 65 11.5 56 9.9 56 9.9 47 8.3 51 9.0 36 6.4 42 7.4
WILSON 640 1.0 26 4.1 49 7.7 41 6.4 60 9.4 52 8.1 90 14.1 56 8.8 62 9.7 50 7.8 46 7.2 59 9.2 49 7.7
YADKIN 317 0.5 13 4.1 17 5.4 20 6.3 18 5.7 35 11.0 42 13.2 26 8.2 40 12.6 29 9.1 32 10.1 19 6.0 26 8.2
YANCEY 142 0.2 2 1.4 9 6.3 13 9.2 19 13.4 20 14.1 8 5.6 8 5.6 17 12.0 18 12.7 12 8.5 8 5.6 8 5.6

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics