1998 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 7,809,125 36,965 4.7 64,123 8.2
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 126,232 662 5.2 997 7.9
ALEXANDER 32,492 124 3.8 228 7.0
ALLEGHANY 10,437 59 5.7 123 11.8
ANSON 25,340 81 3.2 163 6.4
ASHE 23,989 130 5.4 227 9.5
AVERY 16,255 58 3.6 213 13.1
BEAUFORT 44,423 201 4.5 393 8.8
BERTIE 19,964 71 3.6 158 7.9
BLADEN 31,969 128 4.0 197 6.2
BRUNSWICK 68,618 228 3.3 628 9.2
BUNCOMBE 201,675 1,300 6.4 1,805 9.0
BURKE 87,350 460 5.3 669 7.7
CABARRUS 123,005 546 4.4 985 8.0
CALDWELL 75,995 390 5.1 680 8.9
CAMDEN 6,764 13 1.9 43 6.4
CARTERET 59,224 274 4.6 689 11.6
CASWELL 23,002 62 2.7 136 5.9
CATAWBA 137,024 851 6.2 1,110 8.1
CHATHAM 47,291 166 3.5 351 7.4
CHEROKEE 23,427 119 5.1 245 10.5
CHOWAN 14,436 45 3.1 115 8.0
CLAY 8,499 32 3.8 67 7.9
CLEVELAND 94,224 451 4.8 666 7.1
COLUMBUS 54,121 277 5.1 357 6.6
CRAVEN 90,041 442 4.9 929 10.3
CUMBERLAND 299,506 2,220 7.4 3,301 11.0
CURRITUCK 17,471 58 3.3 245 14.0
DARE 28,606 152 5.3 614 21.5
DAVIDSON 144,023 650 4.5 1,104 7.7
DAVIE 33,274 106 3.2 226 6.8
DUPLIN 47,549 156 3.3 366 7.7
DURHAM 215,995 947 4.4 1,452 6.7
EDGECOMBE 56,410 197 3.5 483 8.6
FORSYTH 301,159 1,656 5.5 2,320 7.7
FRANKLIN 45,151 141 3.1 341 7.6
GASTON 187,284 1,104 5.9 1,529 8.2
GATES 10,436 22 2.1 75 7.2
GRAHAM 7,837 40 5.1 91 11.6
GRANVILLE 46,386 158 3.4 334 7.2
GREENE 18,598 25 1.3 119 6.4
GUILFORD 409,440 2,289 5.6 3,433 8.4
HALIFAX 57,851 191 3.3 423 7.3
HARNETT 86,513 426 4.9 512 5.9
HAYWOOD 52,996 233 4.4 768 14.5
HENDERSON 86,016 290 3.4 739 8.6
HERTFORD 22,578 89 3.9 194 8.6
HOKE 31,580 53 1.7 150 4.7
HYDE 5,915 8 1.4 78 13.2
IREDELL 115,686 523 4.5 961 8.3
JACKSON 31,851 107 3.4 301 9.5
JOHNSTON 112,394 494 4.4 838 7.5
JONES 10,224 37 3.6 71 6.9
LEE 48,559 288 5.9 448 9.2
LENOIR 59,838 304 5.1 503 8.4
LINCOLN 61,674 225 3.6 452 7.3
MCDOWELL 41,229 233 5.7 348 8.4
MACON 28,554 121 4.2 307 10.8
MADISON 19,222 72 3.7 213 11.1
MARTIN 25,752 78 3.0 253 9.8
MECKLENBURG 660,553 3,198 4.8 4,701 7.1
MITCHELL 15,367 59 3.8 130 8.5
MONTGOMERY 25,937 92 3.5 215 8.3
MOORE 72,185 271 3.8 523 7.2
NASH 86,493 538 6.2 739 8.5
NEW HANOVER 156,948 904 5.8 1,666 10.6
NORTHAMPTON 21,987 28 1.3 132 6.0
ONSLOW 150,773 961 6.4 1,909 12.7
ORANGE 114,896 391 3.4 816 7.1
PAMLICO 12,326 50 4.1 88 7.1
PASQUOTANK 35,059 185 5.3 400 11.4
PENDER 39,585 118 3.0 288 7.3
PERQUIMANS 11,125 25 2.2 78 7.0
PERSON 34,772 173 5.0 243 7.0
PITT 130,519 549 4.2 977 7.5
POLK 17,726 54 3.0 155 8.7
RANDOLPH 126,022 386 3.1 862 6.8
RICHMOND 46,559 233 5.0 363 7.8
ROBESON 120,876 440 3.6 557 4.6
ROCKINGHAM 91,429 481 5.3 771 8.4
ROWAN 127,599 502 3.9 983 7.7
RUTHERFORD 61,874 317 5.1 546 8.8
SAMPSON 58,013 251 4.3 421 7.3
SCOTLAND 35,675 127 3.6 191 5.4
STANLY 56,918 195 3.4 391 6.9
STOKES 43,588 132 3.0 308 7.1
SURRY 69,986 349 5.0 631 9.0
SWAIN 12,642 46 3.6 253 20.0
TRANSYLVANIA 28,853 112 3.9 213 7.4
TYRRELL 4,033 17 4.2 32 7.9
UNION 113,172 334 3.0 756 6.7
VANCE 42,029 168 4.0 362 8.6
WAKE 592,534 2,527 4.3 4,076 6.9
WARREN 19,805 46 2.3 149 7.5
WASHINGTON 13,804 76 5.5 110 8.0
WATAUGA 41,920 133 3.2 661 15.8
WAYNE 113,429 546 4.8 977 8.6
WILKES 64,132 323 5.0 544 8.5
WILSON 72,002 474 6.6 643 8.9
YADKIN 35,366 189 5.3 341 9.6
YANCEY 17,260 102 5.9 156 9.0

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



1998 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 36,965 100.0 2,581 7.0 2,291 6.2 3,376 9.1 3,613 9.8 3,279 8.9 3,592 9.7 3,356 9.1 3,149 8.5 3,084 8.3 3,020 8.2 2,708 7.3 2,916 7.9
County of Occurrence 662 1.8 41 6.2 36 5.4 46 6.9 77 11.6 59 8.9 72 10.9 59 8.9 54 8.2 66 10.0 46 6.9 42 6.3 64 9.7
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 124 0.3 9 7.3 11 8.9 19 15.3 11 8.9 7 5.6 13 10.5 12 9.7 5 4.0 6 4.8 11 8.9 6 4.8 14 11.3
ALLEGHANY 59 0.2 6 10.2 4 6.8 6 10.2 8 13.6 4 6.8 10 16.9 4 6.8 1 1.7 6 10.2 4 6.8 3 5.1 3 5.1
ANSON 81 0.2 12 14.8 8 9.9 8 9.9 7 8.6 7 8.6 7 8.6 5 6.2 10 12.3 5 6.2 2 2.5 8 9.9 2 2.5
ASHE 130 0.4 7 5.4 3 2.3 15 11.5 10 7.7 15 11.5 9 6.9 17 13.1 15 11.5 11 8.5 12 9.2 6 4.6 10 7.7
AVERY 58 0.2 2 3.4 11 19.0 5 8.6 6 10.3 3 5.2 4 6.9 6 10.3 1 1.7 8 13.8 4 6.9 6 10.3 2 3.4
BEAUFORT 201 0.5 14 7.0 15 7.5 23 11.4 20 10.0 22 10.9 22 10.9 16 8.0 16 8.0 19 9.5 16 8.0 10 5.0 8 4.0
BERTIE 71 0.2 2 2.8 6 8.5 8 11.3 3 4.2 8 11.3 5 7.0 3 4.2 7 9.9 8 11.3 11 15.5 6 8.5 4 5.6
BLADEN 128 0.3 11 8.6 8 6.3 20 15.6 9 7.0 11 8.6 9 7.0 14 10.9 9 7.0 6 4.7 9 7.0 6 4.7 16 12.5
BRUNSWICK 228 0.6 17 7.5 16 7.0 19 8.3 18 7.9 23 10.1 25 11.0 22 9.6 21 9.2 17 7.5 10 4.4 16 7.0 24 10.5
BUNCOMBE 1,300 3.5 94 7.2 67 5.2 89 6.8 142 10.9 117 9.0 113 8.7 123 9.5 114 8.8 117 9.0 116 8.9 94 7.2 114 8.8
BURKE 460 1.2 40 8.7 30 6.5 37 8.0 54 11.7 41 8.9 38 8.3 57 12.4 34 7.4 34 7.4 42 9.1 20 4.3 33 7.2
CABARRUS 546 1.5 33 6.0 36 6.6 55 10.1 51 9.3 43 7.9 43 7.9 52 9.5 43 7.9 59 10.8 40 7.3 46 8.4 45 8.2
CALDWELL 390 1.1 25 6.4 20 5.1 32 8.2 63 16.2 34 8.7 44 11.3 36 9.2 35 9.0 29 7.4 25 6.4 20 5.1 27 6.9
CAMDEN 13 0.0 3 23.1 1 7.7 0 0.0 3 23.1 1 7.7 2 15.4 1 7.7 1 7.7 0 0.0 1 7.7 0 0.0 0 0.0
CARTERET 274 0.7 14 5.1 16 5.8 33 12.0 20 7.3 24 8.8 26 9.5 15 5.5 22 8.0 22 8.0 26 9.5 27 9.9 29 10.6
CASWELL 62 0.2 1 1.6 8 12.9 3 4.8 9 14.5 6 9.7 3 4.8 12 19.4 2 3.2 5 8.1 2 3.2 6 9.7 5 8.1
CATAWBA 851 2.3 49 5.8 49 5.8 67 7.9 99 11.6 75 8.8 79 9.3 92 10.8 70 8.2 79 9.3 71 8.3 56 6.6 65 7.6
CHATHAM 166 0.4 9 5.4 12 7.2 16 9.6 21 12.7 10 6.0 13 7.8 20 12.0 10 6.0 15 9.0 15 9.0 13 7.8 12 7.2
CHEROKEE 119 0.3 7 5.9 7 5.9 12 10.1 20 16.8 7 5.9 9 7.6 3 2.5 18 15.1 9 7.6 9 7.6 5 4.2 13 10.9
CHOWAN 45 0.1 6 13.3 2 4.4 3 6.7 2 4.4 3 6.7 4 8.9 6 13.3 3 6.7 5 11.1 4 8.9 6 13.3 1 2.2
CLAY 32 0.1 3 9.4 1 3.1 1 3.1 1 3.1 8 25.0 2 6.3 1 3.1 2 6.3 5 15.6 3 9.4 4 12.5 1 3.1
CLEVELAND 451 1.2 34 7.5 23 5.1 59 13.1 58 12.9 31 6.9 38 8.4 42 9.3 29 6.4 45 10.0 38 8.4 23 5.1 31 6.9
COLUMBUS 277 0.7 19 6.9 23 8.3 22 7.9 26 9.4 28 10.1 31 11.2 28 10.1 12 4.3 24 8.7 23 8.3 19 6.9 22 7.9
CRAVEN 442 1.2 35 7.9 30 6.8 29 6.6 58 13.1 32 7.2 65 14.7 30 6.8 40 9.0 31 7.0 29 6.6 25 5.7 38 8.6
CUMBERLAND 2,220 6.0 159 7.2 131 5.9 209 9.4 211 9.5 138 6.2 250 11.3 197 8.9 223 10.0 160 7.2 158 7.1 184 8.3 200 9.0
CURRITUCK 58 0.2 8 13.8 7 12.1 3 5.2 3 5.2 4 6.9 0 0.0 7 12.1 7 12.1 1 1.7 10 17.2 5 8.6 3 5.2
DARE 152 0.4 9 5.9 8 5.3 19 12.5 10 6.6 11 7.2 18 11.8 14 9.2 8 5.3 13 8.6 11 7.2 15 9.9 16 10.5
DAVIDSON 650 1.8 61 9.4 31 4.8 75 11.5 67 10.3 41 6.3 66 10.2 54 8.3 64 9.8 28 4.3 43 6.6 59 9.1 61 9.4
DAVIE 106 0.3 4 3.8 4 3.8 8 7.5 11 10.4 10 9.4 13 12.3 6 5.7 16 15.1 13 12.3 11 10.4 5 4.7 5 4.7
DUPLIN 156 0.4 11 7.1 11 7.1 15 9.6 18 11.5 9 5.8 11 7.1 20 12.8 4 2.6 12 7.7 10 6.4 19 12.2 16 10.3
DURHAM 947 2.6 76 8.0 72 7.6 89 9.4 55 5.8 80 8.4 99 10.5 92 9.7 102 10.8 62 6.5 68 7.2 85 9.0 67 7.1
EDGECOMBE 197 0.5 9 4.6 12 6.1 19 9.6 25 12.7 21 10.7 23 11.7 12 6.1 21 10.7 18 9.1 13 6.6 9 4.6 15 7.6
FORSYTH 1,656 4.5 147 8.9 93 5.6 142 8.6 171 10.3 144 8.7 140 8.5 169 10.2 125 7.5 158 9.5 135 8.2 81 4.9 151 9.1
FRANKLIN 141 0.4 15 10.6 5 3.5 6 4.3 11 7.8 12 8.5 17 12.1 17 12.1 16 11.3 8 5.7 8 5.7 11 7.8 15 10.6
GASTON 1,104 3.0 62 5.6 60 5.4 102 9.2 131 11.9 74 6.7 121 11.0 123 11.1 61 5.5 93 8.4 97 8.8 72 6.5 108 9.8
GATES 22 0.1 2 9.1 1 4.5 1 4.5 1 4.5 4 18.2 0 0.0 2 9.1 1 4.5 4 18.2 4 18.2 2 9.1 0 0.0
GRAHAM 40 0.1 2 5.0 1 2.5 7 17.5 4 10.0 3 7.5 2 5.0 5 12.5 4 10.0 2 5.0 5 12.5 5 12.5 0 0.0
GRANVILLE 158 0.4 13 8.2 9 5.7 10 6.3 17 10.8 14 8.9 23 14.6 15 9.5 15 9.5 15 9.5 7 4.4 10 6.3 10 6.3
GREENE 25 0.1 6 24.0 1 4.0 4 16.0 2 8.0 4 16.0 2 8.0 2 8.0 3 12.0 1 4.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
GUILFORD 2,289 6.2 168 7.3 137 6.0 236 10.3 205 9.0 182 8.0 262 11.4 180 7.9 217 9.5 192 8.4 194 8.5 185 8.1 131 5.7
HALIFAX 191 0.5 15 7.9 7 3.7 14 7.3 12 6.3 14 7.3 21 11.0 17 8.9 20 10.5 18 9.4 18 9.4 27 14.1 8 4.2
HARNETT 426 1.2 17 4.0 35 8.2 46 10.8 40 9.4 41 9.6 39 9.2 39 9.2 28 6.6 43 10.1 23 5.4 38 8.9 37 8.7
HAYWOOD 233 0.6 11 4.7 24 10.3 15 6.4 21 9.0 20 8.6 14 6.0 21 9.0 22 9.4 21 9.0 22 9.4 14 6.0 28 12.0
HENDERSON 290 0.8 22 7.6 22 7.6 22 7.6 25 8.6 25 8.6 22 7.6 20 6.9 22 7.6 30 10.3 21 7.2 24 8.3 35 12.1
HERTFORD 89 0.2 8 9.0 5 5.6 9 10.1 8 9.0 15 16.9 4 4.5 2 2.2 8 9.0 7 7.9 5 5.6 7 7.9 11 12.4
HOKE 53 0.1 2 3.8 3 5.7 6 11.3 3 5.7 11 20.8 2 3.8 6 11.3 4 7.5 5 9.4 4 7.5 3 5.7 4 7.5
HYDE 8 0.0 2 25.0 2 25.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 25.0 0 0.0 1 12.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5
IREDELL 523 1.4 42 8.0 41 7.8 45 8.6 66 12.6 38 7.3 52 9.9 36 6.9 43 8.2 44 8.4 50 9.6 45 8.6 21 4.0
JACKSON 107 0.3 7 6.5 8 7.5 13 12.1 9 8.4 15 14.0 14 13.1 9 8.4 13 12.1 2 1.9 7 6.5 8 7.5 2 1.9
JOHNSTON 494 1.3 23 4.7 31 6.3 55 11.1 42 8.5 45 9.1 42 8.5 37 7.5 33 6.7 50 10.1 41 8.3 46 9.3 49 9.9
JONES 37 0.1 5 13.5 1 2.7 5 13.5 0 0.0 4 10.8 0 0.0 2 5.4 3 8.1 6 16.2 3 8.1 1 2.7 7 18.9
LEE 288 0.8 22 7.6 12 4.2 23 8.0 30 10.4 29 10.1 23 8.0 21 7.3 39 13.5 21 7.3 20 6.9 23 8.0 25 8.7
LENOIR 304 0.8 21 6.9 24 7.9 27 8.9 27 8.9 36 11.8 38 12.5 25 8.2 34 11.2 25 8.2 19 6.3 24 7.9 4 1.3
LINCOLN 225 0.6 20 8.9 12 5.3 21 9.3 27 12.0 15 6.7 16 7.1 20 8.9 24 10.7 11 4.9 19 8.4 9 4.0 31 13.8
MCDOWELL 233 0.6 16 6.9 13 5.6 28 12.0 23 9.9 26 11.2 18 7.7 24 10.3 14 6.0 19 8.2 18 7.7 11 4.7 23 9.9
MACON 121 0.3 9 7.4 5 4.1 16 13.2 7 5.8 12 9.9 8 6.6 11 9.1 6 5.0 13 10.7 8 6.6 11 9.1 15 12.4
MADISON 72 0.2 6 8.3 2 2.8 9 12.5 7 9.7 7 9.7 3 4.2 8 11.1 6 8.3 6 8.3 6 8.3 1 1.4 11 15.3
MARTIN 78 0.2 7 9.0 5 6.4 8 10.3 13 16.7 7 9.0 5 6.4 9 11.5 5 6.4 7 9.0 3 3.8 4 5.1 5 6.4
MECKLENBURG 3,198 8.7 180 5.6 195 6.1 306 9.6 297 9.3 251 7.8 369 11.5 280 8.8 337 10.5 241 7.5 252 7.9 281 8.8 209 6.5
MITCHELL 59 0.2 2 3.4 3 5.1 7 11.9 5 8.5 5 8.5 5 8.5 4 6.8 9 15.3 5 8.5 5 8.5 4 6.8 5 8.5
MONTGOMERY 92 0.2 8 8.7 6 6.5 19 20.7 11 12.0 2 2.2 9 9.8 2 2.2 13 14.1 4 4.3 2 2.2 7 7.6 9 9.8
MOORE 271 0.7 17 6.3 18 6.6 21 7.7 35 12.9 29 10.7 19 7.0 33 12.2 30 11.1 30 11.1 11 4.1 7 2.6 21 7.7
NASH 538 1.5 37 6.9 34 6.3 55 10.2 44 8.2 63 11.7 72 13.4 47 8.7 36 6.7 40 7.4 41 7.6 35 6.5 34 6.3
NEW HANOVER 904 2.4 69 7.6 72 8.0 77 8.5 87 9.6 105 11.6 77 8.5 75 8.3 60 6.6 74 8.2 77 8.5 51 5.6 80 8.8
NORTHAMPTON 28 0.1 2 7.1 1 3.6 1 3.6 3 10.7 2 7.1 1 3.6 5 17.9 2 7.1 0 0.0 2 7.1 4 14.3 5 17.9
ONSLOW 961 2.6 78 8.1 70 7.3 75 7.8 71 7.4 85 8.8 74 7.7 111 11.6 65 6.8 73 7.6 110 11.4 66 6.9 83 8.6
ORANGE 391 1.1 20 5.1 30 7.7 25 6.4 39 10.0 25 6.4 35 9.0 36 9.2 38 9.7 37 9.5 37 9.5 22 5.6 47 12.0
PAMLICO 50 0.1 3 6.0 3 6.0 4 8.0 2 4.0 10 20.0 0 0.0 4 8.0 7 14.0 4 8.0 5 10.0 3 6.0 5 10.0
PASQUOTANK 185 0.5 13 7.0 10 5.4 19 10.3 9 4.9 15 8.1 26 14.1 13 7.0 19 10.3 20 10.8 18 9.7 15 8.1 8 4.3
PENDER 118 0.3 6 5.1 9 7.6 9 7.6 11 9.3 10 8.5 17 14.4 7 5.9 10 8.5 6 5.1 8 6.8 11 9.3 14 11.9
PERQUIMANS 25 0.1 2 8.0 4 16.0 2 8.0 2 8.0 0 0.0 3 12.0 3 12.0 1 4.0 5 20.0 2 8.0 1 4.0 0 0.0
PERSON 173 0.5 12 6.9 6 3.5 26 15.0 26 15.0 12 6.9 11 6.4 13 7.5 7 4.0 16 9.2 12 6.9 16 9.2 16 9.2
PITT 549 1.5 34 6.2 34 6.2 46 8.4 53 9.7 54 9.8 57 10.4 55 10.0 42 7.7 50 9.1 41 7.5 46 8.4 37 6.7
POLK 54 0.1 2 3.7 3 5.6 2 3.7 3 5.6 6 11.1 8 14.8 9 16.7 3 5.6 6 11.1 6 11.1 2 3.7 4 7.4
RANDOLPH 386 1.0 19 4.9 25 6.5 43 11.1 43 11.1 39 10.1 23 6.0 25 6.5 35 9.1 40 10.4 28 7.3 43 11.1 23 6.0
RICHMOND 233 0.6 20 8.6 12 5.2 34 14.6 19 8.2 21 9.0 23 9.9 14 6.0 14 6.0 39 16.7 11 4.7 18 7.7 8 3.4
ROBESON 440 1.2 35 8.0 23 5.2 31 7.0 58 13.2 56 12.7 41 9.3 28 6.4 35 8.0 19 4.3 50 11.4 35 8.0 29 6.6
ROCKINGHAM 481 1.3 28 5.8 26 5.4 41 8.5 53 11.0 40 8.3 41 8.5 44 9.1 36 7.5 37 7.7 41 8.5 45 9.4 49 10.2
ROWAN 502 1.4 27 5.4 31 6.2 46 9.2 53 10.6 51 10.2 52 10.4 60 12.0 30 6.0 46 9.2 34 6.8 39 7.8 33 6.6
RUTHERFORD 317 0.9 22 6.9 25 7.9 39 12.3 26 8.2 31 9.8 19 6.0 22 6.9 32 10.1 29 9.1 24 7.6 20 6.3 28 8.8
SAMPSON 251 0.7 21 8.4 10 4.0 26 10.4 21 8.4 27 10.8 17 6.8 26 10.4 18 7.2 24 9.6 22 8.8 19 7.6 20 8.0
SCOTLAND 127 0.3 10 7.9 6 4.7 12 9.4 13 10.2 10 7.9 22 17.3 11 8.7 9 7.1 12 9.4 5 3.9 5 3.9 12 9.4
STANLY 195 0.5 14 7.2 7 3.6 12 6.2 12 6.2 25 12.8 21 10.8 16 8.2 12 6.2 27 13.8 19 9.7 18 9.2 12 6.2
STOKES 132 0.4 5 3.8 11 8.3 7 5.3 16 12.1 12 9.1 17 12.9 6 4.5 13 9.8 13 9.8 8 6.1 15 11.4 9 6.8
SURRY 349 0.9 23 6.6 16 4.6 33 9.5 36 10.3 30 8.6 22 6.3 34 9.7 27 7.7 32 9.2 36 10.3 27 7.7 33 9.5
SWAIN 46 0.1 5 10.9 6 13.0 2 4.3 3 6.5 6 13.0 2 4.3 1 2.2 11 23.9 2 4.3 4 8.7 3 6.5 1 2.2
TRANSYLVANIA 112 0.3 9 8.0 8 7.1 16 14.3 10 8.9 12 10.7 10 8.9 4 3.6 9 8.0 11 9.8 8 7.1 8 7.1 7 6.3
TYRRELL 17 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 17.6 1 5.9 1 5.9 1 5.9 2 11.8 1 5.9 1 5.9 1 5.9 0 0.0 6 35.3
UNION 334 0.9 18 5.4 17 5.1 39 11.7 28 8.4 28 8.4 32 9.6 4 1.2 29 8.7 48 14.4 30 9.0 27 8.1 34 10.2
VANCE 168 0.5 19 11.3 9 5.4 14 8.3 13 7.7 17 10.1 10 6.0 14 8.3 21 12.5 16 9.5 11 6.5 19 11.3 5 3.0
WAKE 2,527 6.8 185 7.3 162 6.4 182 7.2 209 8.3 301 11.9 231 9.1 257 10.2 194 7.7 204 8.1 255 10.1 135 5.3 212 8.4
WARREN 46 0.1 6 13.0 4 8.7 1 2.2 7 15.2 3 6.5 2 4.3 4 8.7 2 4.3 3 6.5 7 15.2 3 6.5 4 8.7
WASHINGTON 76 0.2 3 3.9 6 7.9 10 13.2 12 15.8 6 7.9 1 1.3 11 14.5 12 15.8 6 7.9 5 6.6 4 5.3 0 0.0
WATAUGA 133 0.4 8 6.0 10 7.5 13 9.8 7 5.3 14 10.5 6 4.5 13 9.8 12 9.0 9 6.8 18 13.5 14 10.5 9 6.8
WAYNE 546 1.5 43 7.9 24 4.4 36 6.6 52 9.5 52 9.5 63 11.5 50 9.2 40 7.3 38 7.0 68 12.5 53 9.7 27 4.9
WILKES 323 0.9 20 6.2 26 8.0 28 8.7 34 10.5 27 8.4 32 9.9 31 9.6 28 8.7 20 6.2 26 8.0 22 6.8 29 9.0
WILSON 474 1.3 39 8.2 27 5.7 39 8.2 62 13.1 45 9.5 38 8.0 52 11.0 38 8.0 39 8.2 33 7.0 24 5.1 38 8.0
YADKIN 189 0.5 11 5.8 15 7.9 31 16.4 13 6.9 15 7.9 19 10.1 16 8.5 22 11.6 13 6.9 9 4.8 16 8.5 9 4.8
YANCEY 102 0.3 6 5.9 9 8.8 10 9.8 16 15.7 6 5.9 10 9.8 14 13.7 5 4.9 5 4.9 8 7.8 9 8.8 4 3.9

 
 



1998 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 64,123 100.0 3,100 4.8 4,482 7.0 3,963 6.2 5,329 8.3 7,281 11.4 7,004 10.9 5,516 8.6 5,916 9.2 6,150 9.6 6,030 9.4 4,559 7.1 4,793 7.5
County of Occurrence 997 1.6 51 5.1 87 8.7 48 4.8 90 9.0 104 10.4 106 10.6 95 9.5 72 7.2 103 10.3 87 8.7 64 6.4 90 9.0
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 228 0.4 9 3.9 17 7.5 14 6.1 23 10.1 26 11.4 19 8.3 12 5.3 31 13.6 18 7.9 25 11.0 20 8.8 14 6.1
ALLEGHANY 123 0.2 4 3.3 4 3.3 3 2.4 7 5.7 13 10.6 18 14.6 10 8.1 14 11.4 13 10.6 20 16.3 7 5.7 10 8.1
ANSON 163 0.3 7 4.3 10 6.1 6 3.7 17 10.4 26 16.0 13 8.0 12 7.4 12 7.4 20 12.3 17 10.4 14 8.6 9 5.5
ASHE 227 0.4 12 5.3 13 5.7 12 5.3 16 7.0 26 11.5 30 13.2 22 9.7 23 10.1 26 11.5 19 8.4 16 7.0 12 5.3
AVERY 213 0.3 11 5.2 5 2.3 7 3.3 18 8.5 25 11.7 33 15.5 19 8.9 13 6.1 31 14.6 30 14.1 9 4.2 12 5.6
BEAUFORT 393 0.6 30 7.6 18 4.6 31 7.9 35 8.9 43 10.9 54 13.7 26 6.6 28 7.1 35 8.9 38 9.7 26 6.6 29 7.4
BERTIE 158 0.2 7 4.4 6 3.8 12 7.6 9 5.7 18 11.4 22 13.9 15 9.5 12 7.6 20 12.7 11 7.0 13 8.2 13 8.2
BLADEN 197 0.3 10 5.1 20 10.2 17 8.6 27 13.7 22 11.2 21 10.7 20 10.2 19 9.6 8 4.1 10 5.1 11 5.6 12 6.1
BRUNSWICK 628 1.0 24 3.8 37 5.9 26 4.1 66 10.5 86 13.7 75 11.9 52 8.3 63 10.0 62 9.9 69 11.0 32 5.1 36 5.7
BUNCOMBE 1,805 2.8 76 4.2 122 6.8 86 4.8 140 7.8 204 11.3 192 10.6 177 9.8 174 9.6 185 10.2 191 10.6 124 6.9 134 7.4
BURKE 669 1.0 37 5.5 48 7.2 37 5.5 50 7.5 78 11.7 75 11.2 51 7.6 70 10.5 58 8.7 64 9.6 52 7.8 49 7.3
CABARRUS 985 1.5 45 4.6 75 7.6 63 6.4 73 7.4 107 10.9 105 10.7 70 7.1 98 9.9 94 9.5 100 10.2 75 7.6 80 8.1
CALDWELL 680 1.1 39 5.7 67 9.9 45 6.6 68 10.0 78 11.5 76 11.2 56 8.2 57 8.4 46 6.8 54 7.9 45 6.6 49 7.2
CAMDEN 43 0.1 1 2.3 5 11.6 6 14.0 2 4.7 2 4.7 4 9.3 5 11.6 1 2.3 7 16.3 3 7.0 5 11.6 2 4.7
CARTERET 689 1.1 29 4.2 41 6.0 36 5.2 47 6.8 102 14.8 90 13.1 72 10.4 49 7.1 58 8.4 73 10.6 39 5.7 53 7.7
CASWELL 136 0.2 4 2.9 0 0.0 6 4.4 12 8.8 10 7.4 24 17.6 13 9.6 15 11.0 20 14.7 13 9.6 10 7.4 9 6.6
CATAWBA 1,110 1.7 55 5.0 78 7.0 71 6.4 93 8.4 158 14.2 124 11.2 90 8.1 91 8.2 112 10.1 87 7.8 62 5.6 89 8.0
CHATHAM 351 0.5 11 3.1 15 4.3 16 4.6 31 8.8 37 10.5 58 16.5 32 9.1 32 9.1 41 11.7 38 10.8 18 5.1 22 6.3
CHEROKEE 245 0.4 14 5.7 8 3.3 21 8.6 28 11.4 21 8.6 20 8.2 24 9.8 22 9.0 24 9.8 25 10.2 17 6.9 21 8.6
CHOWAN 115 0.2 0 0.0 9 7.8 6 5.2 5 4.3 9 7.8 11 9.6 12 10.4 10 8.7 19 16.5 15 13.0 7 6.1 12 10.4
CLAY 67 0.1 4 6.0 4 6.0 4 6.0 4 6.0 6 9.0 7 10.4 5 7.5 7 10.4 8 11.9 4 6.0 4 6.0 10 14.9
CLEVELAND 666 1.0 31 4.7 49 7.4 32 4.8 47 7.1 82 12.3 74 11.1 52 7.8 63 9.5 67 10.1 58 8.7 53 8.0 58 8.7
COLUMBUS 357 0.6 22 6.2 26 7.3 14 3.9 34 9.5 42 11.8 39 10.9 31 8.7 38 10.6 21 5.9 38 10.6 19 5.3 33 9.2
CRAVEN 929 1.4 67 7.2 81 8.7 74 8.0 62 6.7 86 9.3 103 11.1 73 7.9 94 10.1 102 11.0 77 8.3 51 5.5 59 6.4
CUMBERLAND 3,301 5.1 204 6.2 274 8.3 231 7.0 282 8.5 303 9.2 286 8.7 309 9.4 269 8.1 271 8.2 287 8.7 258 7.8 327 9.9
CURRITUCK 245 0.4 12 4.9 10 4.1 8 3.3 20 8.2 35 14.3 22 9.0 22 9.0 14 5.7 40 16.3 34 13.9 14 5.7 14 5.7
DARE 614 1.0 13 2.1 17 2.8 23 3.7 46 7.5 71 11.6 84 13.7 80 13.0 54 8.8 89 14.5 67 10.9 42 6.8 28 4.6
DAVIDSON 1,104 1.7 59 5.3 81 7.3 53 4.8 95 8.6 138 12.5 119 10.8 70 6.3 118 10.7 101 9.1 103 9.3 70 6.3 97 8.8
DAVIE 226 0.4 13 5.8 15 6.6 14 6.2 14 6.2 29 12.8 21 9.3 24 10.6 21 9.3 18 8.0 24 10.6 18 8.0 15 6.6
DUPLIN 366 0.6 26 7.1 25 6.8 29 7.9 22 6.0 41 11.2 29 7.9 35 9.6 35 9.6 37 10.1 31 8.5 23 6.3 33 9.0
DURHAM 1,452 2.3 73 5.0 95 6.5 100 6.9 113 7.8 148 10.2 158 10.9 127 8.7 155 10.7 121 8.3 166 11.4 91 6.3 105 7.2
EDGECOMBE 483 0.8 20 4.1 36 7.5 21 4.3 43 8.9 53 11.0 70 14.5 50 10.4 42 8.7 50 10.4 39 8.1 29 6.0 30 6.2
FORSYTH 2,320 3.6 102 4.4 136 5.9 162 7.0 175 7.5 270 11.6 234 10.1 226 9.7 239 10.3 230 9.9 211 9.1 167 7.2 168 7.2
FRANKLIN 341 0.5 21 6.2 22 6.5 17 5.0 33 9.7 36 10.6 31 9.1 23 6.7 29 8.5 51 15.0 25 7.3 17 5.0 36 10.6
GASTON 1,529 2.4 68 4.4 116 7.6 110 7.2 137 9.0 176 11.5 157 10.3 111 7.3 139 9.1 158 10.3 136 8.9 112 7.3 109 7.1
GATES 75 0.1 5 6.7 5 6.7 5 6.7 6 8.0 2 2.7 17 22.7 6 8.0 9 12.0 7 9.3 3 4.0 4 5.3 6 8.0
GRAHAM 91 0.1 5 5.5 3 3.3 6 6.6 7 7.7 9 9.9 6 6.6 10 11.0 10 11.0 9 9.9 8 8.8 8 8.8 10 11.0
GRANVILLE 334 0.5 11 3.3 19 5.7 19 5.7 37 11.1 45 13.5 41 12.3 24 7.2 39 11.7 30 9.0 25 7.5 28 8.4 16 4.8
GREENE 119 0.2 5 4.2 13 10.9 12 10.1 8 6.7 15 12.6 12 10.1 9 7.6 10 8.4 13 10.9 6 5.0 11 9.2 5 4.2
GUILFORD 3,433 5.4 163 4.7 256 7.5 191 5.6 291 8.5 412 12.0 386 11.2 279 8.1 347 10.1 306 8.9 330 9.6 238 6.9 234 6.8
HALIFAX 423 0.7 20 4.7 33 7.8 25 5.9 45 10.6 39 9.2 50 11.8 41 9.7 38 9.0 25 5.9 34 8.0 30 7.1 43 10.2
HARNETT 512 0.8 27 5.3 28 5.5 34 6.6 39 7.6 71 13.9 60 11.7 40 7.8 45 8.8 45 8.8 37 7.2 38 7.4 48 9.4
HAYWOOD 768 1.2 34 4.4 42 5.5 45 5.9 52 6.8 80 10.4 99 12.9 61 7.9 82 10.7 74 9.6 89 11.6 53 6.9 57 7.4
HENDERSON 739 1.2 36 4.9 36 4.9 35 4.7 55 7.4 96 13.0 72 9.7 70 9.5 73 9.9 84 11.4 76 10.3 52 7.0 54 7.3
HERTFORD 194 0.3 6 3.1 12 6.2 15 7.7 20 10.3 21 10.8 20 10.3 15 7.7 20 10.3 24 12.4 20 10.3 11 5.7 10 5.2
HOKE 150 0.2 4 2.7 8 5.3 8 5.3 14 9.3 18 12.0 18 12.0 16 10.7 13 8.7 10 6.7 15 10.0 13 8.7 13 8.7
HYDE 78 0.1 1 1.3 4 5.1 2 2.6 4 5.1 9 11.5 16 20.5 11 14.1 5 6.4 8 10.3 8 10.3 8 10.3 2 2.6
IREDELL 961 1.5 51 5.3 56 5.8 61 6.3 74 7.7 107 11.1 116 12.1 71 7.4 98 10.2 91 9.5 93 9.7 69 7.2 74 7.7
JACKSON 301 0.5 13 4.3 15 5.0 17 5.6 24 8.0 41 13.6 40 13.3 28 9.3 31 10.3 36 12.0 18 6.0 17 5.6 21 7.0
JOHNSTON 838 1.3 35 4.2 56 6.7 67 8.0 73 8.7 96 11.5 100 11.9 68 8.1 66 7.9 83 9.9 74 8.8 65 7.8 55 6.6
JONES 71 0.1 6 8.5 8 11.3 2 2.8 6 8.5 7 9.9 7 9.9 9 12.7 3 4.2 5 7.0 9 12.7 7 9.9 2 2.8
LEE 448 0.7 30 6.7 42 9.4 31 6.9 42 9.4 45 10.0 48 10.7 37 8.3 39 8.7 27 6.0 34 7.6 29 6.5 44 9.8
LENOIR 503 0.8 26 5.2 42 8.3 33 6.6 31 6.2 54 10.7 47 9.3 41 8.2 47 9.3 50 9.9 49 9.7 39 7.8 44 8.7
LINCOLN 452 0.7 26 5.8 34 7.5 29 6.4 43 9.5 54 11.9 55 12.2 32 7.1 29 6.4 50 11.1 38 8.4 26 5.8 36 8.0
MCDOWELL 348 0.5 25 7.2 28 8.0 24 6.9 33 9.5 26 7.5 37 10.6 25 7.2 28 8.0 32 9.2 38 10.9 34 9.8 18 5.2
MACON 307 0.5 15 4.9 17 5.5 17 5.5 14 4.6 39 12.7 37 12.1 31 10.1 30 9.8 38 12.4 28 9.1 20 6.5 21 6.8
MADISON 213 0.3 9 4.2 17 8.0 8 3.8 14 6.6 18 8.5 24 11.3 21 9.9 25 11.7 25 11.7 19 8.9 15 7.0 18 8.5
MARTIN 253 0.4 15 5.9 24 9.5 16 6.3 17 6.7 25 9.9 37 14.6 24 9.5 19 7.5 29 11.5 21 8.3 11 4.3 15 5.9
MECKLENBURG 4,701 7.3 212 4.5 293 6.2 293 6.2 419 8.9 580 12.3 500 10.6 391 8.3 448 9.5 440 9.4 454 9.7 369 7.8 302 6.4
MITCHELL 130 0.2 3 2.3 7 5.4 4 3.1 12 9.2 13 10.0 18 13.8 7 5.4 17 13.1 16 12.3 15 11.5 12 9.2 6 4.6
MONTGOMERY 215 0.3 11 5.1 16 7.4 13 6.0 14 6.5 28 13.0 31 14.4 16 7.4 19 8.8 20 9.3 21 9.8 16 7.4 10 4.7
MOORE 523 0.8 22 4.2 49 9.4 33 6.3 43 8.2 50 9.6 64 12.2 48 9.2 47 9.0 50 9.6 47 9.0 27 5.2 43 8.2
NASH 739 1.2 24 3.2 59 8.0 42 5.7 70 9.5 88 11.9 90 12.2 65 8.8 61 8.3 61 8.3 74 10.0 48 6.5 57 7.7
NEW HANOVER 1,666 2.6 67 4.0 108 6.5 126 7.6 161 9.7 189 11.3 151 9.1 152 9.1 153 9.2 159 9.5 161 9.7 131 7.9 108 6.5
NORTHAMPTON 132 0.2 4 3.0 11 8.3 6 4.5 11 8.3 16 12.1 23 17.4 13 9.8 9 6.8 16 12.1 6 4.5 7 5.3 10 7.6
ONSLOW 1,909 3.0 138 7.2 151 7.9 145 7.6 149 7.8 198 10.4 169 8.9 186 9.7 163 8.5 160 8.4 149 7.8 142 7.4 159 8.3
ORANGE 816 1.3 22 2.7 41 5.0 53 6.5 70 8.6 104 12.7 91 11.2 66 8.1 89 10.9 85 10.4 84 10.3 57 7.0 54 6.6
PAMLICO 88 0.1 2 2.3 2 2.3 5 5.7 6 6.8 15 17.0 10 11.4 13 14.8 10 11.4 8 9.1 5 5.7 6 6.8 6 6.8
PASQUOTANK 400 0.6 18 4.5 33 8.3 23 5.8 23 5.8 48 12.0 36 9.0 43 10.8 30 7.5 46 11.5 34 8.5 35 8.8 31 7.8
PENDER 288 0.4 11 3.8 19 6.6 9 3.1 19 6.6 32 11.1 24 8.3 23 8.0 29 10.1 39 13.5 33 11.5 31 10.8 19 6.6
PERQUIMANS 78 0.1 3 3.8 4 5.1 9 11.5 2 2.6 9 11.5 15 19.2 5 6.4 9 11.5 9 11.5 7 9.0 2 2.6 4 5.1
PERSON 243 0.4 15 6.2 17 7.0 12 4.9 17 7.0 32 13.2 40 16.5 22 9.1 17 7.0 15 6.2 22 9.1 15 6.2 19 7.8
PITT 977 1.5 50 5.1 65 6.7 65 6.7 87 8.9 109 11.2 107 11.0 69 7.1 89 9.1 95 9.7 86 8.8 72 7.4 83 8.5
POLK 155 0.2 4 2.6 10 6.5 8 5.2 20 12.9 11 7.1 17 11.0 13 8.4 9 5.8 18 11.6 21 13.5 14 9.0 10 6.5
RANDOLPH 862 1.3 41 4.8 72 8.4 50 5.8 72 8.4 98 11.4 104 12.1 62 7.2 77 8.9 69 8.0 70 8.1 69 8.0 78 9.0
RICHMOND 363 0.6 24 6.6 32 8.8 21 5.8 29 8.0 36 9.9 43 11.8 27 7.4 30 8.3 33 9.1 39 10.7 26 7.2 23 6.3
ROBESON 557 0.9 22 3.9 40 7.2 30 5.4 46 8.3 66 11.8 66 11.8 52 9.3 59 10.6 40 7.2 55 9.9 51 9.2 30 5.4
ROCKINGHAM 771 1.2 34 4.4 72 9.3 47 6.1 57 7.4 71 9.2 78 10.1 66 8.6 69 8.9 84 10.9 73 9.5 52 6.7 68 8.8
ROWAN 983 1.5 33 3.4 59 6.0 53 5.4 80 8.1 112 11.4 117 11.9 102 10.4 107 10.9 84 8.5 85 8.6 76 7.7 75 7.6
RUTHERFORD 546 0.9 26 4.8 38 7.0 40 7.3 55 10.1 61 11.2 64 11.7 46 8.4 55 10.1 46 8.4 38 7.0 35 6.4 42 7.7
SAMPSON 421 0.7 22 5.2 38 9.0 26 6.2 27 6.4 38 9.0 54 12.8 31 7.4 40 9.5 39 9.3 43 10.2 35 8.3 28 6.7
SCOTLAND 191 0.3 5 2.6 13 6.8 16 8.4 18 9.4 19 9.9 25 13.1 17 8.9 14 7.3 14 7.3 20 10.5 19 9.9 11 5.8
STANLY 391 0.6 20 5.1 25 6.4 16 4.1 40 10.2 54 13.8 45 11.5 41 10.5 25 6.4 40 10.2 32 8.2 25 6.4 28 7.2
STOKES 308 0.5 10 3.2 24 7.8 18 5.8 25 8.1 38 12.3 29 9.4 33 10.7 31 10.1 36 11.7 22 7.1 21 6.8 21 6.8
SURRY 631 1.0 38 6.0 49 7.8 49 7.8 49 7.8 72 11.4 76 12.0 55 8.7 44 7.0 67 10.6 49 7.8 36 5.7 47 7.4
SWAIN 253 0.4 10 4.0 16 6.3 23 9.1 19 7.5 27 10.7 23 9.1 27 10.7 26 10.3 22 8.7 26 10.3 16 6.3 18 7.1
TRANSYLVANIA 213 0.3 7 3.3 11 5.2 14 6.6 20 9.4 26 12.2 21 9.9 22 10.3 20 9.4 22 10.3 11 5.2 18 8.5 21 9.9
TYRRELL 32 0.0 3 9.4 3 9.4 1 3.1 1 3.1 3 9.4 3 9.4 5 15.6 4 12.5 3 9.4 4 12.5 1 3.1 1 3.1
UNION 756 1.2 38 5.0 62 8.2 52 6.9 57 7.5 88 11.6 86 11.4 53 7.0 69 9.1 76 10.1 65 8.6 56 7.4 54 7.1
VANCE 362 0.6 12 3.3 30 8.3 29 8.0 35 9.7 43 11.9 27 7.5 31 8.6 37 10.2 40 11.0 30 8.3 22 6.1 26 7.2
WAKE 4,076 6.4 192 4.7 267 6.6 253 6.2 346 8.5 490 12.0 419 10.3 322 7.9 374 9.2 375 9.2 460 11.3 306 7.5 272 6.7
WARREN 149 0.2 8 5.4 12 8.1 11 7.4 14 9.4 17 11.4 15 10.1 15 10.1 14 9.4 12 8.1 15 10.1 8 5.4 8 5.4
WASHINGTON 110 0.2 7 6.4 8 7.3 8 7.3 5 4.5 13 11.8 12 10.9 9 8.2 9 8.2 6 5.5 9 8.2 12 10.9 12 10.9
WATAUGA 661 1.0 19 2.9 51 7.7 35 5.3 35 5.3 83 12.6 79 12.0 58 8.8 68 10.3 78 11.8 63 9.5 46 7.0 46 7.0
WAYNE 977 1.5 50 5.1 80 8.2 61 6.2 103 10.5 92 9.4 103 10.5 80 8.2 80 8.2 75 7.7 89 9.1 79 8.1 85 8.7
WILKES 544 0.8 31 5.7 42 7.7 34 6.3 46 8.5 45 8.3 66 12.1 49 9.0 39 7.2 69 12.7 34 6.3 34 6.3 55 10.1
WILSON 643 1.0 28 4.4 50 7.8 41 6.4 56 8.7 67 10.4 65 10.1 58 9.0 56 8.7 63 9.8 62 9.6 39 6.1 58 9.0
YADKIN 341 0.5 21 6.2 27 7.9 17 5.0 25 7.3 44 12.9 31 9.1 19 5.6 30 8.8 39 11.4 35 10.3 23 6.7 30 8.8
YANCEY 156 0.2 14 9.0 6 3.8 9 5.8 13 8.3 16 10.3 18 11.5 12 7.7 11 7.1 16 10.3 21 13.5 10 6.4 10 6.4

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics