2000 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 8,081,614 37,482 4.6 65,608 8.1
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 131,423 639 4.9 999 7.6
ALEXANDER 33,774 110 3.3 260 7.7
ALLEGHANY 10,673 51 4.8 113 10.6
ANSON 25,342 85 3.4 152 6.0
ASHE 24,480 124 5.1 212 8.7
AVERY 17,318 66 3.8 186 10.7
BEAUFORT 44,950 261 5.8 502 11.2
BERTIE 19,762 69 3.5 149 7.5
BLADEN 32,270 101 3.1 196 6.1
BRUNSWICK 73,717 261 3.5 934 12.7
BUNCOMBE 207,152 1,173 5.7 1,677 8.1
BURKE 89,353 428 4.8 690 7.7
CABARRUS 132,231 500 3.8 1,053 8.0
CALDWELL 77,721 417 5.4 660 8.5
CAMDEN 6,925 25 3.6 59 8.5
CARTERET 59,406 309 5.2 773 13.0
CASWELL 23,527 80 3.4 140 6.0
CATAWBA 142,399 643 4.5 1,100 7.7
CHATHAM 49,740 143 2.9 335 6.7
CHEROKEE 24,357 109 4.5 282 11.6
CHOWAN 14,478 38 2.6 109 7.5
CLAY 8,824 35 4.0 87 9.9
CLEVELAND 96,357 425 4.4 642 6.7
COLUMBUS 54,759 254 4.6 331 6.0
CRAVEN 91,954 492 5.4 925 10.1
CUMBERLAND 303,755 2,294 7.6 3,609 11.9
CURRITUCK 18,294 52 2.8 301 16.5
DARE 30,149 164 5.4 799 26.5
DAVIDSON 147,713 569 3.9 1,025 6.9
DAVIE 35,046 102 2.9 282 8.0
DUPLIN 49,236 147 3.0 379 7.7
DURHAM 224,476 943 4.2 1,648 7.3
EDGECOMBE 55,443 213 3.8 472 8.5
FORSYTH 307,156 1,507 4.9 2,256 7.3
FRANKLIN 47,611 175 3.7 307 6.4
GASTON 190,679 972 5.1 1,553 8.1
GATES 10,505 29 2.8 79 7.5
GRAHAM 7,994 28 3.5 71 8.9
GRANVILLE 48,824 170 3.5 301 6.2
GREENE 19,020 22 1.2 140 7.4
GUILFORD 422,324 2,174 5.1 3,461 8.2
HALIFAX 57,306 207 3.6 413 7.2
HARNETT 91,393 423 4.6 529 5.8
HAYWOOD 54,133 277 5.1 684 12.6
HENDERSON 89,662 327 3.6 772 8.6
HERTFORD 22,598 106 4.7 192 8.5
HOKE 33,923 52 1.5 184 5.4
HYDE 5,833 22 3.8 84 14.4
IREDELL 123,563 505 4.1 971 7.9
JACKSON 33,303 114 3.4 279 8.4
JOHNSTON 123,279 518 4.2 931 7.6
JONES 10,289 53 5.2 58 5.6
LEE 49,482 290 5.9 420 8.5
LENOIR 59,556 347 5.8 515 8.6
LINCOLN 64,152 251 3.9 419 6.5
MCDOWELL 42,265 242 5.7 340 8.0
MACON 29,959 153 5.1 346 11.5
MADISON 19,668 69 3.5 172 8.7
MARTIN 25,506 92 3.6 208 8.2
MECKLENBURG 700,458 4,320 6.2 4,868 6.9
MITCHELL 15,725 67 4.3 145 9.2
MONTGOMERY 26,892 91 3.4 199 7.4
MOORE 75,177 286 3.8 522 6.9
NASH 87,696 562 6.4 625 7.1
NEW HANOVER 160,887 941 5.8 1,660 10.3
NORTHAMPTON 22,041 64 2.9 167 7.6
ONSLOW 150,678 988 6.6 1,937 12.9
ORANGE 116,141 340 2.9 794 6.8
PAMLICO 12,913 56 4.3 103 8.0
PASQUOTANK 34,874 170 4.9 381 10.9
PENDER 41,212 105 2.5 310 7.5
PERQUIMANS 11,413 30 2.6 76 6.7
PERSON 35,759 165 4.6 268 7.5
PITT 134,298 593 4.4 986 7.3
POLK 18,403 63 3.4 170 9.2
RANDOLPH 130,995 441 3.4 878 6.7
RICHMOND 46,611 182 3.9 368 7.9
ROBESON 123,334 426 3.5 628 5.1
ROCKINGHAM 92,090 427 4.6 780 8.5
ROWAN 130,610 457 3.5 965 7.4
RUTHERFORD 63,064 267 4.2 529 8.4
SAMPSON 60,242 205 3.4 428 7.1
SCOTLAND 35,944 133 3.7 236 6.6
STANLY 58,246 206 3.5 408 7.0
STOKES 44,779 154 3.4 301 6.7
SURRY 71,308 289 4.1 594 8.3
SWAIN 13,041 45 3.5 223 17.1
TRANSYLVANIA 29,416 129 4.4 232 7.9
TYRRELL 4,126 17 4.1 36 8.7
UNION 125,573 262 2.1 774 6.2
VANCE 43,159 189 4.4 395 9.2
WAKE 633,267 2,642 4.2 4,404 7.0
WARREN 19,913 58 2.9 133 6.7
WASHINGTON 13,695 58 4.2 117 8.5
WATAUGA 42,905 150 3.5 617 14.4
WAYNE 113,648 533 4.7 953 8.4
WILKES 65,839 330 5.0 523 7.9
WILSON 73,971 358 4.8 703 9.5
YADKIN 36,516 154 4.2 261 7.1
YANCEY 17,768 82 4.6 145 8.2

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



2000 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 37,482 100.0 2,547 6.8 2,828 7.5 3,339 8.9 3,464 9.2 3,767 10.1 3,245 8.7 3,363 9.0 3,132 8.4 3,087 8.2 3,156 8.4 2,844 7.6 2,710 7.2
County of Occurrence 639 1.7 24 3.8 38 5.9 68 10.6 55 8.6 64 10.0 57 8.9 62 9.7 61 9.5 69 10.8 49 7.7 44 6.9 48 7.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 110 0.3 7 6.4 8 7.3 9 8.2 10 9.1 13 11.8 9 8.2 8 7.3 6 5.5 10 9.1 8 7.3 11 10.0 11 10.0
ALLEGHANY 51 0.1 1 2.0 4 7.8 2 3.9 6 11.8 4 7.8 2 3.9 7 13.7 8 15.7 6 11.8 4 7.8 5 9.8 2 3.9
ANSON 85 0.2 2 2.4 7 8.2 10 11.8 5 5.9 8 9.4 10 11.8 13 15.3 5 5.9 3 3.5 2 2.4 12 14.1 8 9.4
ASHE 124 0.3 7 5.6 8 6.5 18 14.5 6 4.8 10 8.1 11 8.9 5 4.0 14 11.3 14 11.3 6 4.8 7 5.6 18 14.5
AVERY 66 0.2 4 6.1 6 9.1 7 10.6 6 9.1 8 12.1 3 4.5 6 9.1 4 6.1 6 9.1 7 10.6 3 4.5 6 9.1
BEAUFORT 261 0.7 18 6.9 17 6.5 20 7.7 31 11.9 24 9.2 25 9.6 19 7.3 27 10.3 19 7.3 18 6.9 23 8.8 20 7.7
BERTIE 69 0.2 2 2.9 4 5.8 5 7.2 7 10.1 6 8.7 8 11.6 6 8.7 4 5.8 6 8.7 7 10.1 9 13.0 5 7.2
BLADEN 101 0.3 11 10.9 6 5.9 5 5.0 9 8.9 8 7.9 10 9.9 13 12.9 7 6.9 9 8.9 4 4.0 11 10.9 8 7.9
BRUNSWICK 261 0.7 22 8.4 13 5.0 22 8.4 33 12.6 31 11.9 19 7.3 18 6.9 27 10.3 20 7.7 22 8.4 15 5.7 19 7.3
BUNCOMBE 1,173 3.1 89 7.6 70 6.0 95 8.1 98 8.4 114 9.7 105 9.0 87 7.4 121 10.3 100 8.5 109 9.3 111 9.5 74 6.3
BURKE 428 1.1 44 10.3 32 7.5 35 8.2 32 7.5 36 8.4 22 5.1 56 13.1 38 8.9 49 11.4 31 7.2 25 5.8 28 6.5
CABARRUS 500 1.3 33 6.6 38 7.6 47 9.4 50 10.0 57 11.4 40 8.0 33 6.6 50 10.0 46 9.2 30 6.0 48 9.6 28 5.6
CALDWELL 417 1.1 16 3.8 37 8.9 33 7.9 38 9.1 42 10.1 39 9.4 40 9.6 33 7.9 36 8.6 34 8.2 30 7.2 39 9.4
CAMDEN 25 0.1 0 0.0 3 12.0 1 4.0 4 16.0 6 24.0 2 8.0 2 8.0 3 12.0 3 12.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 4.0
CARTERET 309 0.8 6 1.9 41 13.3 26 8.4 26 8.4 40 12.9 26 8.4 20 6.5 22 7.1 30 9.7 28 9.1 29 9.4 15 4.9
CASWELL 80 0.2 1 1.3 6 7.5 7 8.8 6 7.5 7 8.8 9 11.3 6 7.5 8 10.0 10 12.5 4 5.0 8 10.0 8 10.0
CATAWBA 643 1.7 28 4.4 61 9.5 70 10.9 64 10.0 66 10.3 49 7.6 82 12.8 0 0.0 64 10.0 72 11.2 52 8.1 35 5.4
CHATHAM 143 0.4 7 4.9 13 9.1 11 7.7 10 7.0 15 10.5 7 4.9 18 12.6 10 7.0 17 11.9 14 9.8 13 9.1 8 5.6
CHEROKEE 109 0.3 8 7.3 9 8.3 12 11.0 12 11.0 13 11.9 8 7.3 8 7.3 14 12.8 6 5.5 12 11.0 4 3.7 3 2.8
CHOWAN 38 0.1 1 2.6 5 13.2 3 7.9 6 15.8 6 15.8 6 15.8 2 5.3 2 5.3 4 10.5 2 5.3 0 0.0 1 2.6
CLAY 35 0.1 0 0.0 1 2.9 3 8.6 6 17.1 0 0.0 3 8.6 6 17.1 7 20.0 1 2.9 1 2.9 0 0.0 7 20.0
CLEVELAND 425 1.1 44 10.4 36 8.5 20 4.7 43 10.1 53 12.5 20 4.7 38 8.9 31 7.3 39 9.2 44 10.4 39 9.2 18 4.2
COLUMBUS 254 0.7 11 4.3 25 9.8 33 13.0 21 8.3 25 9.8 23 9.1 19 7.5 36 14.2 13 5.1 20 7.9 17 6.7 11 4.3
CRAVEN 492 1.3 7 1.4 65 13.2 39 7.9 47 9.6 50 10.2 33 6.7 48 9.8 58 11.8 20 4.1 47 9.6 38 7.7 40 8.1
CUMBERLAND 2,294 6.1 196 8.5 142 6.2 216 9.4 203 8.8 218 9.5 223 9.7 227 9.9 174 7.6 168 7.3 192 8.4 183 8.0 152 6.6
CURRITUCK 52 0.1 4 7.7 6 11.5 6 11.5 5 9.6 9 17.3 2 3.8 4 7.7 2 3.8 2 3.8 6 11.5 4 7.7 2 3.8
DARE 164 0.4 12 7.3 13 7.9 14 8.5 16 9.8 20 12.2 17 10.4 13 7.9 14 8.5 18 11.0 6 3.7 6 3.7 15 9.1
DAVIDSON 569 1.5 35 6.2 44 7.7 50 8.8 55 9.7 58 10.2 36 6.3 68 12.0 37 6.5 40 7.0 51 9.0 38 6.7 57 10.0
DAVIE 102 0.3 8 7.8 6 5.9 7 6.9 12 11.8 7 6.9 9 8.8 6 5.9 10 9.8 9 8.8 12 11.8 11 10.8 5 4.9
DUPLIN 147 0.4 16 10.9 15 10.2 19 12.9 11 7.5 16 10.9 5 3.4 12 8.2 9 6.1 8 5.4 10 6.8 16 10.9 10 6.8
DURHAM 943 2.5 56 5.9 75 8.0 56 5.9 95 10.1 82 8.7 70 7.4 137 14.5 74 7.8 76 8.1 77 8.2 67 7.1 78 8.3
EDGECOMBE 213 0.6 21 9.9 9 4.2 35 16.4 18 8.5 22 10.3 20 9.4 19 8.9 12 5.6 9 4.2 16 7.5 17 8.0 15 7.0
FORSYTH 1,507 4.0 89 5.9 95 6.3 114 7.6 150 10.0 151 10.0 154 10.2 139 9.2 125 8.3 106 7.0 152 10.1 113 7.5 119 7.9
FRANKLIN 175 0.5 6 3.4 19 10.9 16 9.1 14 8.0 23 13.1 18 10.3 12 6.9 22 12.6 6 3.4 5 2.9 16 9.1 18 10.3
GASTON 972 2.6 75 7.7 79 8.1 88 9.1 104 10.7 101 10.4 92 9.5 72 7.4 84 8.6 59 6.1 72 7.4 84 8.6 62 6.4
GATES 29 0.1 1 3.4 2 6.9 5 17.2 1 3.4 4 13.8 2 6.9 5 17.2 0 0.0 3 10.3 3 10.3 1 3.4 2 6.9
GRAHAM 28 0.1 1 3.6 3 10.7 3 10.7 0 0.0 2 7.1 2 7.1 4 14.3 4 14.3 8 28.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 3.6
GRANVILLE 170 0.5 12 7.1 17 10.0 10 5.9 20 11.8 16 9.4 13 7.6 14 8.2 16 9.4 10 5.9 16 9.4 15 8.8 11 6.5
GREENE 22 0.1 0 0.0 1 4.5 3 13.6 4 18.2 3 13.6 1 4.5 2 9.1 0 0.0 4 18.2 3 13.6 1 4.5 0 0.0
GUILFORD 2,174 5.8 189 8.7 147 6.8 206 9.5 207 9.5 198 9.1 244 11.2 159 7.3 172 7.9 185 8.5 189 8.7 175 8.0 103 4.7
HALIFAX 207 0.6 9 4.3 9 4.3 16 7.7 23 11.1 19 9.2 32 15.5 16 7.7 22 10.6 17 8.2 14 6.8 17 8.2 13 6.3
HARNETT 423 1.1 13 3.1 40 9.5 39 9.2 44 10.4 55 13.0 30 7.1 40 9.5 41 9.7 31 7.3 30 7.1 29 6.9 31 7.3
HAYWOOD 277 0.7 19 6.9 25 9.0 23 8.3 23 8.3 28 10.1 26 9.4 17 6.1 21 7.6 25 9.0 21 7.6 28 10.1 21 7.6
HENDERSON 327 0.9 21 6.4 28 8.6 34 10.4 20 6.1 32 9.8 29 8.9 24 7.3 31 9.5 18 5.5 28 8.6 28 8.6 34 10.4
HERTFORD 106 0.3 6 5.7 9 8.5 6 5.7 13 12.3 9 8.5 3 2.8 16 15.1 8 7.5 9 8.5 9 8.5 7 6.6 11 10.4
HOKE 52 0.1 3 5.8 4 7.7 5 9.6 2 3.8 9 17.3 4 7.7 3 5.8 4 7.7 10 19.2 2 3.8 1 1.9 5 9.6
HYDE 22 0.1 0 0.0 1 4.5 2 9.1 2 9.1 2 9.1 3 13.6 3 13.6 1 4.5 5 22.7 2 9.1 0 0.0 1 4.5
IREDELL 505 1.3 41 8.1 44 8.7 50 9.9 50 9.9 54 10.7 43 8.5 31 6.1 31 6.1 42 8.3 48 9.5 30 5.9 41 8.1
JACKSON 114 0.3 5 4.4 14 12.3 5 4.4 8 7.0 12 10.5 13 11.4 5 4.4 12 10.5 8 7.0 11 9.6 10 8.8 11 9.6
JOHNSTON 518 1.4 26 5.0 56 10.8 52 10.0 33 6.4 54 10.4 42 8.1 36 6.9 60 11.6 41 7.9 53 10.2 33 6.4 32 6.2
JONES 53 0.1 1 1.9 4 7.5 8 15.1 5 9.4 9 17.0 6 11.3 3 5.7 1 1.9 3 5.7 7 13.2 2 3.8 4 7.5
LEE 290 0.8 13 4.5 25 8.6 27 9.3 33 11.4 32 11.0 25 8.6 23 7.9 23 7.9 24 8.3 18 6.2 22 7.6 25 8.6
LENOIR 347 0.9 38 11.0 19 5.5 25 7.2 43 12.4 35 10.1 15 4.3 27 7.8 42 12.1 28 8.1 15 4.3 36 10.4 24 6.9
LINCOLN 251 0.7 9 3.6 13 5.2 29 11.6 24 9.6 31 12.4 22 8.8 18 7.2 27 10.8 17 6.8 20 8.0 21 8.4 20 8.0
MCDOWELL 242 0.6 12 5.0 26 10.7 17 7.0 18 7.4 24 9.9 23 9.5 25 10.3 16 6.6 25 10.3 18 7.4 17 7.0 21 8.7
MACON 153 0.4 8 5.2 6 3.9 24 15.7 10 6.5 8 5.2 14 9.2 13 8.5 17 11.1 17 11.1 12 7.8 12 7.8 12 7.8
MADISON 69 0.2 3 4.3 11 15.9 2 2.9 9 13.0 6 8.7 5 7.2 10 14.5 4 5.8 3 4.3 8 11.6 3 4.3 5 7.2
MARTIN 92 0.2 4 4.3 2 2.2 11 12.0 0 0.0 16 17.4 16 17.4 5 5.4 13 14.1 7 7.6 7 7.6 6 6.5 5 5.4
MECKLENBURG 4,320 11.5 403 9.3 272 6.3 340 7.9 395 9.1 415 9.6 332 7.7 417 9.7 370 8.6 375 8.7 444 10.3 312 7.2 245 5.7
MITCHELL 67 0.2 3 4.5 6 9.0 7 10.4 4 6.0 9 13.4 3 4.5 10 14.9 5 7.5 8 11.9 3 4.5 6 9.0 3 4.5
MONTGOMERY 91 0.2 6 6.6 5 5.5 9 9.9 8 8.8 8 8.8 11 12.1 14 15.4 13 14.3 5 5.5 1 1.1 8 8.8 3 3.3
MOORE 286 0.8 11 3.8 22 7.7 20 7.0 24 8.4 32 11.2 21 7.3 31 10.8 21 7.3 27 9.4 21 7.3 33 11.5 23 8.0
NASH 562 1.5 20 3.6 63 11.2 53 9.4 48 8.5 43 7.7 51 9.1 47 8.4 66 11.7 43 7.7 55 9.8 40 7.1 33 5.9
NEW HANOVER 941 2.5 75 8.0 79 8.4 94 10.0 93 9.9 80 8.5 90 9.6 81 8.6 76 8.1 89 9.5 71 7.5 43 4.6 70 7.4
NORTHAMPTON 64 0.2 2 3.1 6 9.4 2 3.1 1 1.6 6 9.4 1 1.6 3 4.7 3 4.7 4 6.3 5 7.8 1 1.6 30 46.9
ONSLOW 988 2.6 87 8.8 68 6.9 101 10.2 88 8.9 102 10.3 71 7.2 77 7.8 83 8.4 80 8.1 62 6.3 94 9.5 75 7.6
ORANGE 340 0.9 12 3.5 21 6.2 29 8.5 23 6.8 25 7.4 38 11.2 35 10.3 26 7.6 32 9.4 33 9.7 28 8.2 38 11.2
PAMLICO 56 0.1 5 8.9 3 5.4 13 23.2 2 3.6 7 12.5 4 7.1 7 12.5 5 8.9 0 0.0 3 5.4 5 8.9 2 3.6
PASQUOTANK 170 0.5 19 11.2 14 8.2 13 7.6 9 5.3 17 10.0 14 8.2 14 8.2 12 7.1 13 7.6 18 10.6 17 10.0 10 5.9
PENDER 105 0.3 6 5.7 8 7.6 6 5.7 16 15.2 10 9.5 13 12.4 8 7.6 12 11.4 3 2.9 9 8.6 4 3.8 10 9.5
PERQUIMANS 30 0.1 1 3.3 0 0.0 2 6.7 5 16.7 7 23.3 3 10.0 4 13.3 3 10.0 0 0.0 3 10.0 2 6.7 0 0.0
PERSON 165 0.4 5 3.0 19 11.5 15 9.1 17 10.3 19 11.5 10 6.1 15 9.1 13 7.9 11 6.7 17 10.3 11 6.7 13 7.9
PITT 593 1.6 30 5.1 53 8.9 49 8.3 71 12.0 58 9.8 64 10.8 27 4.6 59 9.9 48 8.1 35 5.9 53 8.9 46 7.8
POLK 63 0.2 2 3.2 10 15.9 9 14.3 5 7.9 6 9.5 4 6.3 3 4.8 5 7.9 4 6.3 6 9.5 5 7.9 4 6.3
RANDOLPH 441 1.2 14 3.2 33 7.5 34 7.7 37 8.4 42 9.5 40 9.1 47 10.7 37 8.4 40 9.1 42 9.5 43 9.8 32 7.3
RICHMOND 182 0.5 13 7.1 16 8.8 19 10.4 16 8.8 16 8.8 10 5.5 20 11.0 17 9.3 13 7.1 18 9.9 17 9.3 7 3.8
ROBESON 426 1.1 27 6.3 38 8.9 45 10.6 57 13.4 45 10.6 43 10.1 38 8.9 29 6.8 36 8.5 21 4.9 18 4.2 29 6.8
ROCKINGHAM 427 1.1 21 4.9 37 8.7 42 9.8 40 9.4 42 9.8 38 8.9 37 8.7 34 8.0 44 10.3 25 5.9 35 8.2 32 7.5
ROWAN 457 1.2 29 6.3 40 8.8 50 10.9 29 6.3 59 12.9 41 9.0 38 8.3 34 7.4 43 9.4 43 9.4 24 5.3 27 5.9
RUTHERFORD 267 0.7 20 7.5 25 9.4 25 9.4 35 13.1 25 9.4 26 9.7 23 8.6 24 9.0 18 6.7 21 7.9 10 3.7 15 5.6
SAMPSON 205 0.5 17 8.3 18 8.8 24 11.7 13 6.3 24 11.7 19 9.3 11 5.4 19 9.3 13 6.3 14 6.8 20 9.8 13 6.3
SCOTLAND 133 0.4 7 5.3 15 11.3 17 12.8 12 9.0 14 10.5 15 11.3 10 7.5 7 5.3 4 3.0 12 9.0 11 8.3 9 6.8
STANLY 206 0.5 13 6.3 10 4.9 16 7.8 6 2.9 44 21.4 4 1.9 27 13.1 19 9.2 21 10.2 13 6.3 12 5.8 21 10.2
STOKES 154 0.4 12 7.8 12 7.8 6 3.9 13 8.4 19 12.3 7 4.5 20 13.0 10 6.5 7 4.5 24 15.6 12 7.8 12 7.8
SURRY 289 0.8 25 8.7 19 6.6 19 6.6 24 8.3 31 10.7 32 11.1 38 13.1 17 5.9 31 10.7 24 8.3 29 10.0 0 0.0
SWAIN 45 0.1 2 4.4 5 11.1 5 11.1 7 15.6 6 13.3 1 2.2 6 13.3 2 4.4 3 6.7 3 6.7 3 6.7 2 4.4
TRANSYLVANIA 129 0.3 8 6.2 4 3.1 16 12.4 12 9.3 13 10.1 12 9.3 14 10.9 10 7.8 11 8.5 8 6.2 12 9.3 9 7.0
TYRRELL 17 0.0 0 0.0 5 29.4 3 17.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 5.9 1 5.9 3 17.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 23.5 0 0.0
UNION 262 0.7 9 3.4 12 4.6 27 10.3 20 7.6 40 15.3 19 7.3 26 9.9 22 8.4 19 7.3 28 10.7 20 7.6 20 7.6
VANCE 189 0.5 5 2.6 11 5.8 20 10.6 21 11.1 15 7.9 13 6.9 18 9.5 14 7.4 20 10.6 24 12.7 15 7.9 13 6.9
WAKE 2,642 7.0 152 5.8 190 7.2 222 8.4 233 8.8 238 9.0 231 8.7 212 8.0 208 7.9 252 9.5 202 7.6 176 6.7 326 12.3
WARREN 58 0.2 4 6.9 3 5.2 2 3.4 6 10.3 10 17.2 9 15.5 1 1.7 6 10.3 4 6.9 2 3.4 4 6.9 7 12.1
WASHINGTON 58 0.2 3 5.2 9 15.5 7 12.1 4 6.9 8 13.8 3 5.2 2 3.4 4 6.9 6 10.3 7 12.1 5 8.6 0 0.0
WATAUGA 150 0.4 14 9.3 7 4.7 11 7.3 17 11.3 12 8.0 19 12.7 8 5.3 14 9.3 16 10.7 10 6.7 4 2.7 18 12.0
WAYNE 533 1.4 45 8.4 41 7.7 40 7.5 65 12.2 48 9.0 37 6.9 78 14.6 24 4.5 44 8.3 36 6.8 31 5.8 44 8.3
WILKES 330 0.9 24 7.3 27 8.2 27 8.2 23 7.0 42 12.7 37 11.2 21 6.4 35 10.6 22 6.7 31 9.4 24 7.3 17 5.2
WILSON 358 1.0 34 9.5 24 6.7 50 14.0 37 10.3 31 8.7 38 10.6 19 5.3 25 7.0 21 5.9 34 9.5 35 9.8 10 2.8
YADKIN 154 0.4 9 5.8 6 3.9 21 13.6 15 9.7 17 11.0 9 5.8 20 13.0 14 9.1 10 6.5 14 9.1 9 5.8 10 6.5
YANCEY 82 0.2 8 9.8 10 12.2 5 6.1 7 8.5 11 13.4 6 7.3 5 6.1 7 8.5 6 7.3 6 7.3 6 7.3 5 6.1

 
 



2000 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 65,608 100.0 3,250 5.0 4,406 6.7 4,548 6.9 5,799 8.8 6,730 10.3 7,553 11.5 6,256 9.5 5,339 8.1 6,829 10.4 5,840 8.9 4,448 6.8 4,610 7.0
County of Occurrence 999 1.5 53 5.3 49 4.9 79 7.9 81 8.1 91 9.1 121 12.1 82 8.2 91 9.1 106 10.6 91 9.1 76 7.6 79 7.9
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 260 0.4 18 6.9 20 7.7 21 8.1 28 10.8 17 6.5 24 9.2 20 7.7 19 7.3 26 10.0 25 9.6 18 6.9 24 9.2
ALLEGHANY 113 0.2 1 0.9 5 4.4 7 6.2 10 8.8 13 11.5 14 12.4 16 14.2 11 9.7 14 12.4 10 8.8 5 4.4 7 6.2
ANSON 152 0.2 8 5.3 11 7.2 15 9.9 10 6.6 17 11.2 18 11.8 11 7.2 11 7.2 16 10.5 15 9.9 9 5.9 11 7.2
ASHE 212 0.3 9 4.2 9 4.2 14 6.6 13 6.1 19 9.0 24 11.3 20 9.4 27 12.7 30 14.2 13 6.1 14 6.6 20 9.4
AVERY 186 0.3 2 1.1 16 8.6 8 4.3 13 7.0 16 8.6 23 12.4 23 12.4 22 11.8 29 15.6 17 9.1 4 2.2 13 7.0
BEAUFORT 502 0.8 29 5.8 39 7.8 33 6.6 45 9.0 60 12.0 60 12.0 41 8.2 38 7.6 37 7.4 45 9.0 29 5.8 46 9.2
BERTIE 149 0.2 5 3.4 14 9.4 15 10.1 17 11.4 11 7.4 24 16.1 12 8.1 10 6.7 20 13.4 6 4.0 7 4.7 8 5.4
BLADEN 196 0.3 9 4.6 14 7.1 7 3.6 16 8.2 21 10.7 27 13.8 19 9.7 18 9.2 17 8.7 12 6.1 19 9.7 17 8.7
BRUNSWICK 934 1.4 35 3.7 39 4.2 37 4.0 84 9.0 89 9.5 96 10.3 71 7.6 163 17.5 151 16.2 77 8.2 44 4.7 48 5.1
BUNCOMBE 1,677 2.6 87 5.2 136 8.1 110 6.6 145 8.6 193 11.5 241 14.4 185 11.0 45 2.7 132 7.9 154 9.2 116 6.9 133 7.9
BURKE 690 1.1 36 5.2 59 8.6 49 7.1 61 8.8 69 10.0 69 10.0 62 9.0 68 9.9 62 9.0 70 10.1 42 6.1 43 6.2
CABARRUS 1,053 1.6 55 5.2 74 7.0 64 6.1 101 9.6 113 10.7 116 11.0 106 10.1 80 7.6 115 10.9 82 7.8 66 6.3 81 7.7
CALDWELL 660 1.0 39 5.9 57 8.6 45 6.8 67 10.2 67 10.2 77 11.7 50 7.6 48 7.3 69 10.5 47 7.1 35 5.3 59 8.9
CAMDEN 59 0.1 2 3.4 4 6.8 5 8.5 1 1.7 4 6.8 13 22.0 8 13.6 5 8.5 6 10.2 3 5.1 3 5.1 5 8.5
CARTERET 773 1.2 47 6.1 49 6.3 51 6.6 63 8.2 78 10.1 91 11.8 98 12.7 77 10.0 60 7.8 69 8.9 51 6.6 39 5.0
CASWELL 140 0.2 7 5.0 8 5.7 13 9.3 12 8.6 15 10.7 16 11.4 19 13.6 8 5.7 16 11.4 11 7.9 5 3.6 10 7.1
CATAWBA 1,100 1.7 51 4.6 62 5.6 78 7.1 105 9.5 116 10.5 127 11.5 106 9.6 81 7.4 123 11.2 96 8.7 69 6.3 86 7.8
CHATHAM 335 0.5 15 4.5 21 6.3 16 4.8 42 12.5 37 11.0 41 12.2 27 8.1 26 7.8 38 11.3 38 11.3 21 6.3 13 3.9
CHEROKEE 282 0.4 12 4.3 25 8.9 18 6.4 23 8.2 24 8.5 39 13.8 29 10.3 17 6.0 34 12.1 22 7.8 22 7.8 17 6.0
CHOWAN 109 0.2 4 3.7 6 5.5 8 7.3 8 7.3 12 11.0 17 15.6 11 10.1 7 6.4 10 9.2 12 11.0 7 6.4 7 6.4
CLAY 87 0.1 4 4.6 6 6.9 8 9.2 5 5.7 10 11.5 6 6.9 10 11.5 9 10.3 15 17.2 4 4.6 6 6.9 4 4.6
CLEVELAND 642 1.0 29 4.5 46 7.2 46 7.2 59 9.2 66 10.3 72 11.2 64 10.0 56 8.7 55 8.6 60 9.3 47 7.3 42 6.5
COLUMBUS 331 0.5 20 6.0 30 9.1 23 6.9 28 8.5 33 10.0 39 11.8 28 8.5 21 6.3 34 10.3 29 8.8 22 6.6 24 7.3
CRAVEN 925 1.4 48 5.2 69 7.5 56 6.1 82 8.9 96 10.4 106 11.5 100 10.8 76 8.2 86 9.3 71 7.7 67 7.2 68 7.4
CUMBERLAND 3,609 5.5 208 5.8 315 8.7 329 9.1 296 8.2 325 9.0 379 10.5 363 10.1 288 8.0 288 8.0 279 7.7 245 6.8 294 8.1
CURRITUCK 301 0.5 6 2.0 9 3.0 8 2.7 30 10.0 49 16.3 37 12.3 26 8.6 26 8.6 44 14.6 35 11.6 20 6.6 11 3.7
DARE 799 1.2 17 2.1 19 2.4 34 4.3 50 6.3 100 12.5 103 12.9 101 12.6 72 9.0 123 15.4 105 13.1 45 5.6 30 3.8
DAVIDSON 1,025 1.6 47 4.6 74 7.2 71 6.9 90 8.8 118 11.5 109 10.6 88 8.6 94 9.2 98 9.6 76 7.4 82 8.0 78 7.6
DAVIE 282 0.4 18 6.4 22 7.8 22 7.8 28 9.9 26 9.2 23 8.2 36 12.8 21 7.4 27 9.6 27 9.6 9 3.2 23 8.2
DUPLIN 379 0.6 18 4.7 29 7.7 33 8.7 42 11.1 29 7.7 44 11.6 31 8.2 32 8.4 37 9.8 37 9.8 22 5.8 25 6.6
DURHAM 1,648 2.5 76 4.6 109 6.6 119 7.2 138 8.4 176 10.7 191 11.6 155 9.4 147 8.9 183 11.1 156 9.5 91 5.5 107 6.5
EDGECOMBE 472 0.7 21 4.4 40 8.5 22 4.7 40 8.5 45 9.5 64 13.6 46 9.7 32 6.8 38 8.1 48 10.2 33 7.0 43 9.1
FORSYTH 2,256 3.4 103 4.6 130 5.8 162 7.2 192 8.5 251 11.1 274 12.1 205 9.1 177 7.8 248 11.0 212 9.4 156 6.9 146 6.5
FRANKLIN 307 0.5 18 5.9 20 6.5 22 7.2 25 8.1 45 14.7 24 7.8 23 7.5 24 7.8 37 12.1 25 8.1 21 6.8 23 7.5
GASTON 1,553 2.4 83 5.3 120 7.7 105 6.8 151 9.7 158 10.2 178 11.5 142 9.1 109 7.0 173 11.1 132 8.5 113 7.3 89 5.7
GATES 79 0.1 3 3.8 2 2.5 7 8.9 7 8.9 11 13.9 7 8.9 6 7.6 7 8.9 6 7.6 7 8.9 8 10.1 8 10.1
GRAHAM 71 0.1 4 5.6 6 8.5 6 8.5 6 8.5 9 12.7 7 9.9 7 9.9 5 7.0 4 5.6 6 8.5 6 8.5 5 7.0
GRANVILLE 301 0.5 15 5.0 20 6.6 20 6.6 29 9.6 21 7.0 37 12.3 28 9.3 23 7.6 32 10.6 26 8.6 24 8.0 26 8.6
GREENE 140 0.2 7 5.0 10 7.1 9 6.4 15 10.7 18 12.9 15 10.7 13 9.3 7 5.0 16 11.4 13 9.3 10 7.1 7 5.0
GUILFORD 3,461 5.3 166 4.8 218 6.3 223 6.4 296 8.6 365 10.5 402 11.6 310 9.0 319 9.2 377 10.9 298 8.6 247 7.1 240 6.9
HALIFAX 413 0.6 20 4.8 31 7.5 30 7.3 34 8.2 45 10.9 39 9.4 41 9.9 23 5.6 51 12.3 30 7.3 49 11.9 20 4.8
HARNETT 529 0.8 38 7.2 44 8.3 47 8.9 38 7.2 58 11.0 58 11.0 50 9.5 49 9.3 38 7.2 37 7.0 33 6.2 39 7.4
HAYWOOD 684 1.0 31 4.5 47 6.9 50 7.3 47 6.9 72 10.5 77 11.3 65 9.5 48 7.0 74 10.8 78 11.4 47 6.9 48 7.0
HENDERSON 772 1.2 41 5.3 36 4.7 49 6.3 72 9.3 93 12.0 82 10.6 77 10.0 59 7.6 90 11.7 76 9.8 43 5.6 54 7.0
HERTFORD 192 0.3 11 5.7 8 4.2 10 5.2 14 7.3 27 14.1 33 17.2 16 8.3 16 8.3 17 8.9 16 8.3 13 6.8 11 5.7
HOKE 184 0.3 5 2.7 18 9.8 18 9.8 15 8.2 17 9.2 21 11.4 18 9.8 12 6.5 20 10.9 18 9.8 10 5.4 12 6.5
HYDE 84 0.1 6 7.1 3 3.6 0 0.0 8 9.5 10 11.9 10 11.9 11 13.1 5 6.0 10 11.9 11 13.1 5 6.0 5 6.0
IREDELL 971 1.5 52 5.4 56 5.8 62 6.4 91 9.4 105 10.8 114 11.7 104 10.7 80 8.2 98 10.1 78 8.0 57 5.9 74 7.6
JACKSON 279 0.4 14 5.0 12 4.3 18 6.5 29 10.4 27 9.7 37 13.3 25 9.0 16 5.7 38 13.6 26 9.3 16 5.7 21 7.5
JOHNSTON 931 1.4 41 4.4 65 7.0 54 5.8 82 8.8 91 9.8 118 12.7 82 8.8 73 7.8 89 9.6 100 10.7 49 5.3 87 9.3
JONES 58 0.1 3 5.2 3 5.2 3 5.2 4 6.9 5 8.6 8 13.8 9 15.5 4 6.9 6 10.3 3 5.2 4 6.9 6 10.3
LEE 420 0.6 30 7.1 20 4.8 37 8.8 36 8.6 41 9.8 52 12.4 38 9.0 28 6.7 42 10.0 43 10.2 29 6.9 24 5.7
LENOIR 515 0.8 35 6.8 43 8.3 29 5.6 35 6.8 45 8.7 69 13.4 47 9.1 39 7.6 50 9.7 42 8.2 44 8.5 37 7.2
LINCOLN 419 0.6 23 5.5 33 7.9 27 6.4 36 8.6 45 10.7 52 12.4 40 9.5 30 7.2 38 9.1 43 10.3 21 5.0 31 7.4
MCDOWELL 340 0.5 22 6.5 24 7.1 25 7.4 29 8.5 21 6.2 46 13.5 24 7.1 25 7.4 33 9.7 32 9.4 30 8.8 29 8.5
MACON 346 0.5 21 6.1 18 5.2 19 5.5 29 8.4 45 13.0 32 9.2 38 11.0 28 8.1 32 9.2 37 10.7 23 6.6 24 6.9
MADISON 172 0.3 9 5.2 10 5.8 12 7.0 13 7.6 22 12.8 16 9.3 19 11.0 10 5.8 25 14.5 14 8.1 11 6.4 11 6.4
MARTIN 208 0.3 5 2.4 12 5.8 19 9.1 11 5.3 20 9.6 29 13.9 26 12.5 26 12.5 16 7.7 14 6.7 14 6.7 16 7.7
MECKLENBURG 4,868 7.4 239 4.9 331 6.8 321 6.6 469 9.6 491 10.1 566 11.6 417 8.6 391 8.0 543 11.2 452 9.3 340 7.0 308 6.3
MITCHELL 145 0.2 2 1.4 10 6.9 11 7.6 10 6.9 19 13.1 18 12.4 8 5.5 12 8.3 19 13.1 18 12.4 7 4.8 11 7.6
MONTGOMERY 199 0.3 11 5.5 11 5.5 13 6.5 25 12.6 22 11.1 24 12.1 25 12.6 18 9.0 19 9.5 10 5.0 11 5.5 10 5.0
MOORE 522 0.8 21 4.0 31 5.9 33 6.3 50 9.6 73 14.0 74 14.2 48 9.2 24 4.6 55 10.5 47 9.0 34 6.5 32 6.1
NASH 625 1.0 33 5.3 42 6.7 54 8.6 55 8.8 71 11.4 72 11.5 55 8.8 55 8.8 55 8.8 49 7.8 31 5.0 53 8.5
NEW HANOVER 1,660 2.5 79 4.8 107 6.4 136 8.2 154 9.3 177 10.7 185 11.1 145 8.7 153 9.2 172 10.4 160 9.6 108 6.5 84 5.1
NORTHAMPTON 167 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 8 4.8 14 8.4 18 10.8 67 40.1 17 10.2 11 6.6 12 7.2 15 9.0 4 2.4
ONSLOW 1,937 3.0 146 7.5 171 8.8 150 7.7 160 8.3 178 9.2 206 10.6 160 8.3 149 7.7 188 9.7 143 7.4 136 7.0 150 7.7
ORANGE 794 1.2 39 4.9 34 4.3 49 6.2 86 10.8 83 10.5 104 13.1 79 9.9 57 7.2 74 9.3 85 10.7 52 6.5 52 6.5
PAMLICO 103 0.2 3 2.9 6 5.8 2 1.9 8 7.8 10 9.7 12 11.7 13 12.6 5 4.9 15 14.6 12 11.7 10 9.7 7 6.8
PASQUOTANK 381 0.6 21 5.5 43 11.3 27 7.1 28 7.3 36 9.4 39 10.2 36 9.4 33 8.7 47 12.3 23 6.0 24 6.3 24 6.3
PENDER 310 0.5 10 3.2 17 5.5 22 7.1 30 9.7 31 10.0 33 10.6 36 11.6 20 6.5 38 12.3 30 9.7 23 7.4 20 6.5
PERQUIMANS 76 0.1 5 6.6 4 5.3 4 5.3 5 6.6 8 10.5 7 9.2 11 14.5 3 3.9 8 10.5 9 11.8 7 9.2 5 6.6
PERSON 268 0.4 9 3.4 10 3.7 15 5.6 20 7.5 34 12.7 28 10.4 22 8.2 24 9.0 29 10.8 34 12.7 23 8.6 20 7.5
PITT 986 1.5 61 6.2 70 7.1 73 7.4 89 9.0 92 9.3 102 10.3 112 11.4 82 8.3 91 9.2 74 7.5 67 6.8 73 7.4
POLK 170 0.3 6 3.5 10 5.9 10 5.9 11 6.5 20 11.8 22 12.9 19 11.2 19 11.2 19 11.2 15 8.8 9 5.3 10 5.9
RANDOLPH 878 1.3 34 3.9 67 7.6 49 5.6 87 9.9 106 12.1 92 10.5 91 10.4 64 7.3 89 10.1 73 8.3 64 7.3 62 7.1
RICHMOND 368 0.6 18 4.9 30 8.2 29 7.9 33 9.0 31 8.4 39 10.6 45 12.2 32 8.7 31 8.4 20 5.4 23 6.3 37 10.1
ROBESON 628 1.0 29 4.6 33 5.3 45 7.2 58 9.2 59 9.4 77 12.3 64 10.2 53 8.4 67 10.7 45 7.2 58 9.2 40 6.4
ROCKINGHAM 780 1.2 35 4.5 63 8.1 55 7.1 66 8.5 76 9.7 84 10.8 70 9.0 66 8.5 80 10.3 62 7.9 59 7.6 64 8.2
ROWAN 965 1.5 42 4.4 71 7.4 56 5.8 82 8.5 96 9.9 103 10.7 114 11.8 79 8.2 102 10.6 79 8.2 63 6.5 78 8.1
RUTHERFORD 529 0.8 33 6.2 45 8.5 39 7.4 49 9.3 49 9.3 51 9.6 52 9.8 44 8.3 53 10.0 46 8.7 33 6.2 35 6.6
SAMPSON 428 0.7 18 4.2 36 8.4 28 6.5 42 9.8 48 11.2 40 9.3 37 8.6 35 8.2 36 8.4 32 7.5 41 9.6 35 8.2
SCOTLAND 236 0.4 5 2.1 13 5.5 19 8.1 17 7.2 20 8.5 35 14.8 27 11.4 21 8.9 25 10.6 28 11.9 13 5.5 13 5.5
STANLY 408 0.6 27 6.6 24 5.9 27 6.6 46 11.3 37 9.1 33 8.1 33 8.1 37 9.1 53 13.0 43 10.5 29 7.1 19 4.7
STOKES 301 0.5 14 4.7 17 5.6 17 5.6 24 8.0 38 12.6 35 11.6 27 9.0 25 8.3 29 9.6 34 11.3 21 7.0 20 6.6
SURRY 594 0.9 40 6.7 42 7.1 32 5.4 70 11.8 58 9.8 57 9.6 10 1.7 51 8.6 64 10.8 60 10.1 57 9.6 53 8.9
SWAIN 223 0.3 12 5.4 10 4.5 22 9.9 17 7.6 15 6.7 26 11.7 23 10.3 24 10.8 18 8.1 22 9.9 20 9.0 14 6.3
TRANSYLVANIA 232 0.4 10 4.3 12 5.2 23 9.9 23 9.9 18 7.8 33 14.2 19 8.2 26 11.2 13 5.6 23 9.9 17 7.3 15 6.5
TYRRELL 36 0.1 4 11.1 0 0.0 4 11.1 4 11.1 4 11.1 3 8.3 4 11.1 2 5.6 2 5.6 2 5.6 5 13.9 2 5.6
UNION 774 1.2 32 4.1 44 5.7 46 5.9 69 8.9 84 10.9 95 12.3 78 10.1 47 6.1 90 11.6 75 9.7 55 7.1 59 7.6
VANCE 395 0.6 20 5.1 32 8.1 26 6.6 43 10.9 39 9.9 47 11.9 31 7.8 35 8.9 38 9.6 26 6.6 28 7.1 30 7.6
WAKE 4,404 6.7 180 4.1 249 5.7 300 6.8 403 9.2 457 10.4 504 11.4 402 9.1 358 8.1 480 10.9 442 10.0 315 7.2 314 7.1
WARREN 133 0.2 2 1.5 10 7.5 8 6.0 11 8.3 13 9.8 14 10.5 17 12.8 15 11.3 15 11.3 14 10.5 11 8.3 3 2.3
WASHINGTON 117 0.2 7 6.0 11 9.4 10 8.5 6 5.1 11 9.4 18 15.4 8 6.8 9 7.7 12 10.3 10 8.5 5 4.3 10 8.5
WATAUGA 617 0.9 29 4.7 36 5.8 37 6.0 48 7.8 78 12.6 74 12.0 57 9.2 48 7.8 67 10.9 56 9.1 43 7.0 44 7.1
WAYNE 953 1.5 50 5.2 60 6.3 99 10.4 70 7.3 86 9.0 99 10.4 97 10.2 90 9.4 104 10.9 86 9.0 51 5.4 61 6.4
WILKES 523 0.8 27 5.2 37 7.1 46 8.8 46 8.8 42 8.0 53 10.1 47 9.0 52 9.9 56 10.7 39 7.5 32 6.1 46 8.8
WILSON 703 1.1 33 4.7 54 7.7 54 7.7 66 9.4 54 7.7 90 12.8 77 11.0 48 6.8 79 11.2 55 7.8 49 7.0 44 6.3
YADKIN 261 0.4 17 6.5 10 3.8 16 6.1 22 8.4 24 9.2 33 12.6 25 9.6 19 7.3 30 11.5 22 8.4 14 5.4 29 11.1
YANCEY 145 0.2 5 3.4 9 6.2 13 9.0 12 8.3 6 4.1 20 13.8 20 13.8 9 6.2 14 9.7 14 9.7 11 7.6 12 8.3

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics