2002 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 8,326,201 37,049 4.4 63,730 7.7
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 135,239 589 4.4 906 6.7
ALEXANDER 34,665 99 2.9 219 6.3
ALLEGHANY 10,740 66 6.1 115 10.7
ANSON 25,723 75 2.9 150 5.8
ASHE 25,029 122 4.9 179 7.2
AVERY 17,867 61 3.4 175 9.8
BEAUFORT 45,216 207 4.6 393 8.7
BERTIE 19,841 57 2.9 114 5.7
BLADEN 32,782 110 3.4 195 5.9
BRUNSWICK 78,296 259 3.3 773 9.9
BUNCOMBE 211,841 1,226 5.8 1,903 9.0
BURKE 89,371 396 4.4 544 6.1
CABARRUS 140,054 498 3.6 1,023 7.3
CALDWELL 78,920 370 4.7 596 7.6
CAMDEN 7,412 20 2.7 60 8.1
CARTERET 60,311 287 4.8 725 12.0
CASWELL 23,767 72 3.0 127 5.3
CATAWBA 145,343 632 4.3 1,026 7.1
CHATHAM 53,857 173 3.2 299 5.6
CHEROKEE 24,884 118 4.7 290 11.7
CHOWAN 14,559 39 2.7 120 8.2
CLAY 9,273 25 2.7 149 16.1
CLEVELAND 97,068 404 4.2 538 5.5
COLUMBUS 54,975 247 4.5 333 6.1
CRAVEN 92,633 476 5.1 963 10.4
CUMBERLAND 305,697 2,140 7.0 3,652 11.9
CURRITUCK 19,327 56 2.9 394 20.4
DARE 31,898 159 5.0 1,009 31.6
DAVIDSON 151,296 549 3.6 959 6.3
DAVIE 36,446 110 3.0 238 6.5
DUPLIN 51,121 154 3.0 341 6.7
DURHAM 233,505 882 3.8 1,587 6.8
EDGECOMBE 55,855 174 3.1 369 6.6
FORSYTH 314,215 1,547 4.9 2,046 6.5
FRANKLIN 50,622 155 3.1 285 5.6
GASTON 191,930 953 5.0 1,407 7.3
GATES 10,616 22 2.1 61 5.7
GRAHAM 8,204 49 6.0 67 8.2
GRANVILLE 51,977 168 3.2 291 5.6
GREENE 19,512 34 1.7 110 5.6
GUILFORD 432,068 2,145 5.0 3,265 7.6
HALIFAX 56,507 268 4.7 301 5.3
HARNETT 95,708 443 4.6 549 5.7
HAYWOOD 55,387 285 5.1 708 12.8
HENDERSON 92,700 321 3.5 770 8.3
HERTFORD 23,547 110 4.7 172 7.3
HOKE 35,785 67 1.9 197 5.5
HYDE 5,846 13 2.2 99 16.9
IREDELL 130,352 560 4.3 1,020 7.8
JACKSON 34,587 96 2.8 240 6.9
JOHNSTON 132,103 534 4.0 855 6.5
JONES 10,112 31 3.1 47 4.6
LEE 49,313 261 5.3 433 8.8
LENOIR 59,293 280 4.7 494 8.3
LINCOLN 66,400 234 3.5 463 7.0
MCDOWELL 42,911 201 4.7 269 6.3
MACON 30,870 143 4.6 329 10.7
MADISON 19,890 76 3.8 161 8.1
MARTIN 25,055 72 2.9 202 8.1
MECKLENBURG 736,422 4,520 6.1 4,970 6.7
MITCHELL 15,856 66 4.2 113 7.1
MONTGOMERY 26,991 111 4.1 194 7.2
MOORE 77,521 299 3.9 527 6.8
NASH 88,843 447 5.0 575 6.5
NEW HANOVER 168,147 876 5.2 1,780 10.6
NORTHAMPTON 22,073 29 1.3 101 4.6
ONSLOW 153,397 1,078 7.0 2,261 14.7
ORANGE 117,667 314 2.7 734 6.2
PAMLICO 12,919 36 2.8 100 7.7
PASQUOTANK 35,281 172 4.9 328 9.3
PENDER 42,416 114 2.7 277 6.5
PERQUIMANS 11,598 33 2.8 81 7.0
PERSON 36,751 170 4.6 221 6.0
PITT 139,128 526 3.8 857 6.2
POLK 18,928 56 3.0 144 7.6
RANDOLPH 132,989 421 3.2 816 6.1
RICHMOND 46,659 178 3.8 327 7.0
ROBESON 124,676 397 3.2 754 6.0
ROCKINGHAM 92,798 385 4.1 691 7.4
ROWAN 132,765 481 3.6 888 6.7
RUTHERFORD 63,924 297 4.6 534 8.4
SAMPSON 60,732 236 3.9 427 7.0
SCOTLAND 35,450 117 3.3 247 7.0
STANLY 58,689 229 3.9 405 6.9
STOKES 45,079 145 3.2 255 5.7
SURRY 72,152 349 4.8 558 7.7
SWAIN 13,120 40 3.0 216 16.5
TRANSYLVANIA 30,009 117 3.9 244 8.1
TYRRELL 4,235 27 6.4 42 9.9
UNION 138,329 284 2.1 783 5.7
VANCE 44,056 187 4.2 308 7.0
WAKE 676,392 2,583 3.8 4,471 6.6
WARREN 20,131 61 3.0 109 5.4
WASHINGTON 13,472 58 4.3 89 6.6
WATAUGA 44,570 167 3.7 542 12.2
WAYNE 114,305 600 5.2 985 8.6
WILKES 67,202 358 5.3 523 7.8
WILSON 75,213 324 4.3 548 7.3
YADKIN 37,285 163 4.4 266 7.1
YANCEY 17,710 78 4.4 134 7.6

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



2002 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 37,049 100.0 2,837 7.7 2,303 6.2 2,822 7.6 4,110 11.1 3,737 10.1 3,294 8.9 3,370 9.1 2,950 8.0 3,049 8.2 3,078 8.3 2,682 7.2 2,817 7.6
County of Occurrence 589 1.6 34 5.8 36 6.1 39 6.6 73 12.4 79 13.4 52 8.8 44 7.5 52 8.8 50 8.5 50 8.5 37 6.3 43 7.3
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 99 0.3 9 9.1 11 11.1 7 7.1 9 9.1 10 10.1 11 11.1 9 9.1 6 6.1 10 10.1 8 8.1 4 4.0 5 5.1
ALLEGHANY 66 0.2 5 7.6 4 6.1 4 6.1 7 10.6 11 16.7 7 10.6 5 7.6 5 7.6 5 7.6 8 12.1 3 4.5 2 3.0
ANSON 75 0.2 8 10.7 5 6.7 10 13.3 12 16.0 5 6.7 6 8.0 5 6.7 5 6.7 3 4.0 9 12.0 3 4.0 4 5.3
ASHE 122 0.3 5 4.1 8 6.6 8 6.6 13 10.7 15 12.3 12 9.8 10 8.2 12 9.8 7 5.7 12 9.8 13 10.7 7 5.7
AVERY 61 0.2 6 9.8 2 3.3 8 13.1 2 3.3 6 9.8 6 9.8 2 3.3 6 9.8 5 8.2 3 4.9 11 18.0 4 6.6
BEAUFORT 207 0.6 14 6.8 10 4.8 18 8.7 27 13.0 22 10.6 21 10.1 16 7.7 14 6.8 17 8.2 12 5.8 12 5.8 24 11.6
BERTIE 57 0.2 3 5.3 0 0.0 4 7.0 8 14.0 5 8.8 4 7.0 9 15.8 4 7.0 5 8.8 5 8.8 4 7.0 6 10.5
BLADEN 110 0.3 5 4.5 7 6.4 8 7.3 21 19.1 13 11.8 15 13.6 5 4.5 9 8.2 10 9.1 5 4.5 10 9.1 2 1.8
BRUNSWICK 259 0.7 24 9.3 13 5.0 22 8.5 27 10.4 26 10.0 26 10.0 19 7.3 21 8.1 21 8.1 18 6.9 11 4.2 31 12.0
BUNCOMBE 1,226 3.3 112 9.1 69 5.6 88 7.2 112 9.1 122 10.0 97 7.9 102 8.3 100 8.2 91 7.4 133 10.8 92 7.5 108 8.8
BURKE 396 1.1 33 8.3 29 7.3 38 9.6 32 8.1 38 9.6 34 8.6 31 7.8 34 8.6 38 9.6 36 9.1 22 5.6 31 7.8
CABARRUS 498 1.3 30 6.0 41 8.2 42 8.4 66 13.3 52 10.4 34 6.8 57 11.4 23 4.6 46 9.2 51 10.2 29 5.8 27 5.4
CALDWELL 370 1.0 24 6.5 32 8.6 30 8.1 41 11.1 40 10.8 28 7.6 29 7.8 39 10.5 28 7.6 28 7.6 24 6.5 27 7.3
CAMDEN 20 0.1 1 5.0 0 0.0 3 15.0 2 10.0 2 10.0 2 10.0 4 20.0 1 5.0 3 15.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 10.0
CARTERET 287 0.8 22 7.7 22 7.7 17 5.9 40 13.9 34 11.8 20 7.0 21 7.3 27 9.4 22 7.7 21 7.3 24 8.4 17 5.9
CASWELL 72 0.2 2 2.8 4 5.6 4 5.6 3 4.2 13 18.1 10 13.9 3 4.2 8 11.1 9 12.5 6 8.3 8 11.1 2 2.8
CATAWBA 632 1.7 67 10.6 41 6.5 62 9.8 62 9.8 53 8.4 74 11.7 42 6.6 65 10.3 49 7.8 48 7.6 30 4.7 39 6.2
CHATHAM 173 0.5 6 3.5 12 6.9 7 4.0 17 9.8 18 10.4 21 12.1 19 11.0 10 5.8 12 6.9 18 10.4 14 8.1 19 11.0
CHEROKEE 118 0.3 7 5.9 10 8.5 8 6.8 17 14.4 17 14.4 8 6.8 9 7.6 5 4.2 4 3.4 13 11.0 9 7.6 11 9.3
CHOWAN 39 0.1 5 12.8 3 7.7 2 5.1 3 7.7 4 10.3 3 7.7 3 7.7 8 20.5 3 7.7 2 5.1 3 7.7 0 0.0
CLAY 25 0.1 3 12.0 0 0.0 2 8.0 4 16.0 0 0.0 3 12.0 0 0.0 2 8.0 3 12.0 5 20.0 1 4.0 2 8.0
CLEVELAND 404 1.1 35 8.7 14 3.5 31 7.7 59 14.6 52 12.9 29 7.2 27 6.7 37 9.2 28 6.9 40 9.9 25 6.2 27 6.7
COLUMBUS 247 0.7 18 7.3 14 5.7 23 9.3 16 6.5 33 13.4 15 6.1 26 10.5 23 9.3 15 6.1 24 9.7 22 8.9 18 7.3
CRAVEN 476 1.3 35 7.4 36 7.6 37 7.8 41 8.6 53 11.1 13 2.7 64 13.4 37 7.8 35 7.4 49 10.3 38 8.0 38 8.0
CUMBERLAND 2,140 5.8 178 8.3 142 6.6 156 7.3 207 9.7 234 10.9 203 9.5 213 10.0 148 6.9 149 7.0 173 8.1 189 8.8 148 6.9
CURRITUCK 56 0.2 8 14.3 5 8.9 6 10.7 4 7.1 6 10.7 3 5.4 6 10.7 3 5.4 5 8.9 3 5.4 3 5.4 4 7.1
DARE 159 0.4 15 9.4 13 8.2 16 10.1 19 11.9 15 9.4 7 4.4 18 11.3 12 7.5 11 6.9 14 8.8 3 1.9 16 10.1
DAVIDSON 549 1.5 52 9.5 28 5.1 38 6.9 49 8.9 56 10.2 47 8.6 56 10.2 43 7.8 47 8.6 46 8.4 40 7.3 47 8.6
DAVIE 110 0.3 10 9.1 5 4.5 10 9.1 12 10.9 9 8.2 9 8.2 8 7.3 7 6.4 9 8.2 11 10.0 12 10.9 8 7.3
DUPLIN 154 0.4 9 5.8 5 3.2 20 13.0 22 14.3 7 4.5 13 8.4 16 10.4 8 5.2 13 8.4 15 9.7 11 7.1 15 9.7
DURHAM 882 2.4 71 8.0 59 6.7 70 7.9 83 9.4 83 9.4 64 7.3 79 9.0 55 6.2 96 10.9 67 7.6 92 10.4 63 7.1
EDGECOMBE 174 0.5 14 8.0 10 5.7 19 10.9 35 20.1 11 6.3 16 9.2 16 9.2 10 5.7 16 9.2 7 4.0 11 6.3 9 5.2
FORSYTH 1,547 4.2 117 7.6 100 6.5 94 6.1 164 10.6 126 8.1 154 10.0 145 9.4 134 8.7 147 9.5 129 8.3 118 7.6 119 7.7
FRANKLIN 155 0.4 4 2.6 9 5.8 17 11.0 18 11.6 17 11.0 14 9.0 11 7.1 11 7.1 16 10.3 9 5.8 18 11.6 11 7.1
GASTON 953 2.6 71 7.5 55 5.8 77 8.1 116 12.2 97 10.2 89 9.3 86 9.0 76 8.0 72 7.6 85 8.9 49 5.1 80 8.4
GATES 22 0.1 2 9.1 2 9.1 1 4.5 3 13.6 4 18.2 1 4.5 2 9.1 0 0.0 3 13.6 1 4.5 3 13.6 0 0.0
GRAHAM 49 0.1 10 20.4 2 4.1 2 4.1 5 10.2 5 10.2 7 14.3 3 6.1 1 2.0 4 8.2 2 4.1 3 6.1 5 10.2
GRANVILLE 168 0.5 7 4.2 14 8.3 15 8.9 22 13.1 20 11.9 13 7.7 13 7.7 17 10.1 12 7.1 13 7.7 16 9.5 6 3.6
GREENE 34 0.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 5.9 2 5.9 6 17.6 2 5.9 3 8.8 2 5.9 2 5.9 4 11.8 6 17.6 5 14.7
GUILFORD 2,145 5.8 145 6.8 154 7.2 157 7.3 245 11.4 163 7.6 239 11.1 190 8.9 169 7.9 182 8.5 191 8.9 151 7.0 159 7.4
HALIFAX 268 0.7 14 5.2 18 6.7 19 7.1 24 9.0 42 15.7 23 8.6 25 9.3 18 6.7 11 4.1 27 10.1 23 8.6 24 9.0
HARNETT 443 1.2 27 6.1 28 6.3 39 8.8 55 12.4 54 12.2 32 7.2 43 9.7 31 7.0 44 9.9 37 8.4 21 4.7 32 7.2
HAYWOOD 285 0.8 23 8.1 18 6.3 24 8.4 31 10.9 32 11.2 28 9.8 25 8.8 20 7.0 24 8.4 23 8.1 19 6.7 18 6.3
HENDERSON 321 0.9 32 10.0 22 6.9 26 8.1 35 10.9 27 8.4 32 10.0 35 10.9 15 4.7 22 6.9 31 9.7 25 7.8 19 5.9
HERTFORD 110 0.3 7 6.4 6 5.5 6 5.5 9 8.2 16 14.5 9 8.2 2 1.8 16 14.5 15 13.6 8 7.3 10 9.1 6 5.5
HOKE 67 0.2 5 7.5 8 11.9 7 10.4 6 9.0 7 10.4 0 0.0 13 19.4 4 6.0 6 9.0 4 6.0 2 3.0 5 7.5
HYDE 13 0.0 2 15.4 1 7.7 1 7.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 15.4 1 7.7 1 7.7 1 7.7 1 7.7 1 7.7 2 15.4
IREDELL 560 1.5 42 7.5 36 6.4 36 6.4 67 12.0 42 7.5 40 7.1 55 9.8 41 7.3 55 9.8 51 9.1 45 8.0 50 8.9
JACKSON 96 0.3 8 8.3 3 3.1 10 10.4 14 14.6 10 10.4 13 13.5 6 6.3 5 5.2 9 9.4 4 4.2 10 10.4 4 4.2
JOHNSTON 534 1.4 43 8.1 27 5.1 54 10.1 50 9.4 50 9.4 51 9.6 58 10.9 32 6.0 39 7.3 44 8.2 45 8.4 41 7.7
JONES 31 0.1 1 3.2 2 6.5 2 6.5 3 9.7 6 19.4 1 3.2 3 9.7 2 6.5 2 6.5 0 0.0 3 9.7 6 19.4
LEE 261 0.7 18 6.9 15 5.7 19 7.3 32 12.3 29 11.1 21 8.0 19 7.3 18 6.9 25 9.6 23 8.8 23 8.8 19 7.3
LENOIR 280 0.8 23 8.2 13 4.6 11 3.9 51 18.2 27 9.6 16 5.7 33 11.8 20 7.1 27 9.6 19 6.8 17 6.1 23 8.2
LINCOLN 234 0.6 16 6.8 17 7.3 20 8.5 17 7.3 35 15.0 14 6.0 15 6.4 29 12.4 23 9.8 12 5.1 14 6.0 22 9.4
MCDOWELL 201 0.5 9 4.5 12 6.0 21 10.4 24 11.9 17 8.5 20 10.0 16 8.0 14 7.0 13 6.5 24 11.9 14 7.0 17 8.5
MACON 143 0.4 8 5.6 7 4.9 9 6.3 10 7.0 15 10.5 6 4.2 16 11.2 10 7.0 8 5.6 22 15.4 15 10.5 17 11.9
MADISON 76 0.2 6 7.9 9 11.8 4 5.3 2 2.6 8 10.5 11 14.5 4 5.3 10 13.2 10 13.2 6 7.9 2 2.6 4 5.3
MARTIN 72 0.2 4 5.6 3 4.2 8 11.1 7 9.7 14 19.4 7 9.7 4 5.6 6 8.3 3 4.2 5 6.9 5 6.9 6 8.3
MECKLENBURG 4,520 12.2 346 7.7 232 5.1 254 5.6 632 14.0 466 10.3 411 9.1 429 9.5 350 7.7 378 8.4 375 8.3 308 6.8 339 7.5
MITCHELL 66 0.2 6 9.1 3 4.5 9 13.6 7 10.6 6 9.1 9 13.6 5 7.6 2 3.0 4 6.1 5 7.6 2 3.0 8 12.1
MONTGOMERY 111 0.3 8 7.2 9 8.1 17 15.3 9 8.1 14 12.6 12 10.8 5 4.5 8 7.2 8 7.2 5 4.5 8 7.2 8 7.2
MOORE 299 0.8 39 13.0 23 7.7 23 7.7 27 9.0 18 6.0 33 11.0 28 9.4 26 8.7 19 6.4 26 8.7 23 7.7 14 4.7
NASH 447 1.2 31 6.9 25 5.6 36 8.1 53 11.9 56 12.5 26 5.8 43 9.6 33 7.4 39 8.7 37 8.3 27 6.0 41 9.2
NEW HANOVER 876 2.4 76 8.7 54 6.2 81 9.2 98 11.2 86 9.8 84 9.6 60 6.8 74 8.4 71 8.1 40 4.6 96 11.0 56 6.4
NORTHAMPTON 29 0.1 0 0.0 5 17.2 1 3.4 1 3.4 0 0.0 9 31.0 1 3.4 0 0.0 5 17.2 1 3.4 1 3.4 5 17.2
ONSLOW 1,078 2.9 89 8.3 68 6.3 107 9.9 105 9.7 115 10.7 82 7.6 105 9.7 79 7.3 80 7.4 100 9.3 82 7.6 66 6.1
ORANGE 314 0.8 24 7.6 15 4.8 23 7.3 26 8.3 25 8.0 30 9.6 27 8.6 26 8.3 23 7.3 29 9.2 30 9.6 36 11.5
PAMLICO 36 0.1 1 2.8 0 0.0 2 5.6 5 13.9 5 13.9 1 2.8 3 8.3 7 19.4 8 22.2 1 2.8 2 5.6 1 2.8
PASQUOTANK 172 0.5 17 9.9 10 5.8 8 4.7 22 12.8 20 11.6 18 10.5 21 12.2 14 8.1 19 11.0 10 5.8 7 4.1 6 3.5
PENDER 114 0.3 7 6.1 10 8.8 6 5.3 12 10.5 13 11.4 7 6.1 9 7.9 11 9.6 8 7.0 12 10.5 7 6.1 12 10.5
PERQUIMANS 33 0.1 4 12.1 3 9.1 2 6.1 2 6.1 4 12.1 4 12.1 2 6.1 5 15.2 2 6.1 1 3.0 1 3.0 3 9.1
PERSON 170 0.5 11 6.5 15 8.8 13 7.6 16 9.4 16 9.4 21 12.4 9 5.3 14 8.2 11 6.5 16 9.4 17 10.0 11 6.5
PITT 526 1.4 28 5.3 42 8.0 47 8.9 31 5.9 72 13.7 52 9.9 41 7.8 47 8.9 37 7.0 30 5.7 45 8.6 54 10.3
POLK 56 0.2 4 7.1 5 8.9 4 7.1 9 16.1 5 8.9 5 8.9 2 3.6 5 8.9 5 8.9 4 7.1 5 8.9 3 5.4
RANDOLPH 421 1.1 36 8.6 25 5.9 36 8.6 54 12.8 59 14.0 35 8.3 51 12.1 38 9.0 27 6.4 41 9.7 0 0.0 19 4.5
RICHMOND 178 0.5 8 4.5 8 4.5 15 8.4 13 7.3 28 15.7 12 6.7 25 14.0 15 8.4 16 9.0 10 5.6 17 9.6 11 6.2
ROBESON 397 1.1 22 5.5 27 6.8 32 8.1 49 12.3 45 11.3 42 10.6 24 6.0 46 11.6 27 6.8 32 8.1 22 5.5 29 7.3
ROCKINGHAM 385 1.0 27 7.0 23 6.0 35 9.1 46 11.9 30 7.8 39 10.1 33 8.6 38 9.9 35 9.1 22 5.7 19 4.9 38 9.9
ROWAN 481 1.3 45 9.4 27 5.6 29 6.0 62 12.9 46 9.6 45 9.4 35 7.3 40 8.3 24 5.0 57 11.9 30 6.2 41 8.5
RUTHERFORD 297 0.8 23 7.7 12 4.0 30 10.1 36 12.1 20 6.7 41 13.8 23 7.7 22 7.4 22 7.4 28 9.4 23 7.7 17 5.7
SAMPSON 236 0.6 27 11.4 8 3.4 22 9.3 25 10.6 17 7.2 24 10.2 19 8.1 16 6.8 22 9.3 21 8.9 16 6.8 19 8.1
SCOTLAND 117 0.3 7 6.0 10 8.5 7 6.0 14 12.0 9 7.7 9 7.7 8 6.8 12 10.3 7 6.0 8 6.8 14 12.0 12 10.3
STANLY 229 0.6 29 12.7 9 3.9 17 7.4 27 11.8 27 11.8 11 4.8 28 12.2 14 6.1 28 12.2 23 10.0 6 2.6 10 4.4
STOKES 145 0.4 17 11.7 12 8.3 3 2.1 22 15.2 13 9.0 8 5.5 16 11.0 9 6.2 14 9.7 11 7.6 8 5.5 12 8.3
SURRY 349 0.9 20 5.7 23 6.6 23 6.6 35 10.0 42 12.0 40 11.5 28 8.0 26 7.4 26 7.4 32 9.2 32 9.2 22 6.3
SWAIN 40 0.1 7 17.5 3 7.5 2 5.0 0 0.0 3 7.5 3 7.5 5 12.5 2 5.0 3 7.5 5 12.5 3 7.5 4 10.0
TRANSYLVANIA 117 0.3 12 10.3 7 6.0 8 6.8 11 9.4 8 6.8 13 11.1 11 9.4 9 7.7 17 14.5 10 8.5 11 9.4 0 0.0
TYRRELL 27 0.1 1 3.7 1 3.7 0 0.0 2 7.4 1 3.7 3 11.1 3 11.1 2 7.4 1 3.7 2 7.4 0 0.0 11 40.7
UNION 284 0.8 16 5.6 14 4.9 19 6.7 32 11.3 19 6.7 19 6.7 39 13.7 29 10.2 27 9.5 22 7.7 29 10.2 19 6.7
VANCE 187 0.5 12 6.4 7 3.7 26 13.9 24 12.8 23 12.3 14 7.5 16 8.6 14 7.5 12 6.4 19 10.2 13 7.0 7 3.7
WAKE 2,583 7.0 184 7.1 181 7.0 214 8.3 220 8.5 245 9.5 224 8.7 226 8.7 231 8.9 241 9.3 186 7.2 200 7.7 231 8.9
WARREN 61 0.2 2 3.3 5 8.2 2 3.3 16 26.2 6 9.8 4 6.6 5 8.2 4 6.6 4 6.6 2 3.3 6 9.8 5 8.2
WASHINGTON 58 0.2 3 5.2 5 8.6 3 5.2 4 6.9 8 13.8 4 6.9 4 6.9 7 12.1 3 5.2 7 12.1 4 6.9 6 10.3
WATAUGA 167 0.5 11 6.6 10 6.0 10 6.0 15 9.0 18 10.8 10 6.0 29 17.4 13 7.8 10 6.0 14 8.4 10 6.0 17 10.2
WAYNE 600 1.6 59 9.8 33 5.5 28 4.7 87 14.5 56 9.3 59 9.8 58 9.7 48 8.0 47 7.8 45 7.5 33 5.5 47 7.8
WILKES 358 1.0 28 7.8 27 7.5 37 10.3 45 12.6 22 6.1 23 6.4 37 10.3 33 9.2 32 8.9 32 8.9 18 5.0 24 6.7
WILSON 324 0.9 23 7.1 21 6.5 30 9.3 41 12.7 34 10.5 28 8.6 31 9.6 27 8.3 30 9.3 23 7.1 20 6.2 16 4.9
YADKIN 163 0.4 9 5.5 11 6.7 20 12.3 13 8.0 10 6.1 19 11.7 16 9.8 8 4.9 13 8.0 10 6.1 12 7.4 22 13.5
YANCEY 78 0.2 4 5.1 4 5.1 3 3.8 5 6.4 14 17.9 3 3.8 11 14.1 5 6.4 4 5.1 9 11.5 7 9.0 9 11.5

 
 



2002 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 63,730 100.0 2,716 4.3 4,276 6.7 4,370 6.9 5,370 8.4 6,802 10.7 7,681 12.1 5,505 8.6 6,198 9.7 6,036 9.5 5,793 9.1 4,512 7.1 4,471 7.0
County of Occurrence 906 1.4 47 5.2 60 6.6 56 6.2 71 7.8 91 10.0 115 12.7 79 8.7 90 9.9 89 9.8 76 8.4 64 7.1 68 7.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 219 0.3 4 1.8 13 5.9 17 7.8 16 7.3 26 11.9 37 16.9 12 5.5 24 11.0 19 8.7 20 9.1 16 7.3 15 6.8
ALLEGHANY 115 0.2 3 2.6 9 7.8 8 7.0 7 6.1 12 10.4 17 14.8 8 7.0 11 9.6 12 10.4 14 12.2 8 7.0 6 5.2
ANSON 150 0.2 6 4.0 11 7.3 11 7.3 11 7.3 11 7.3 17 11.3 9 6.0 15 10.0 21 14.0 13 8.7 10 6.7 15 10.0
ASHE 179 0.3 9 5.0 7 3.9 10 5.6 11 6.1 28 15.6 25 14.0 17 9.5 18 10.1 16 8.9 16 8.9 8 4.5 14 7.8
AVERY 175 0.3 6 3.4 10 5.7 13 7.4 12 6.9 22 12.6 24 13.7 17 9.7 22 12.6 17 9.7 20 11.4 6 3.4 6 3.4
BEAUFORT 393 0.6 21 5.3 30 7.6 27 6.9 34 8.7 40 10.2 58 14.8 25 6.4 34 8.7 34 8.7 33 8.4 30 7.6 27 6.9
BERTIE 114 0.2 4 3.5 9 7.9 11 9.6 7 6.1 8 7.0 10 8.8 14 12.3 9 7.9 12 10.5 13 11.4 5 4.4 12 10.5
BLADEN 195 0.3 6 3.1 15 7.7 11 5.6 22 11.3 13 6.7 36 18.5 24 12.3 8 4.1 18 9.2 24 12.3 10 5.1 8 4.1
BRUNSWICK 773 1.2 17 2.2 36 4.7 48 6.2 64 8.3 93 12.0 89 11.5 84 10.9 84 10.9 101 13.1 68 8.8 48 6.2 41 5.3
BUNCOMBE 1,903 3.0 85 4.5 123 6.5 98 5.1 120 6.3 209 11.0 217 11.4 170 8.9 190 10.0 216 11.4 188 9.9 136 7.1 151 7.9
BURKE 544 0.9 20 3.7 33 6.1 36 6.6 49 9.0 47 8.6 76 14.0 39 7.2 51 9.4 49 9.0 47 8.6 42 7.7 55 10.1
CABARRUS 1,023 1.6 42 4.1 49 4.8 75 7.3 86 8.4 104 10.2 117 11.4 80 7.8 109 10.7 112 10.9 79 7.7 85 8.3 85 8.3
CALDWELL 596 0.9 26 4.4 40 6.7 45 7.6 48 8.1 55 9.2 61 10.2 47 7.9 75 12.6 52 8.7 61 10.2 29 4.9 57 9.6
CAMDEN 60 0.1 2 3.3 1 1.7 4 6.7 4 6.7 8 13.3 4 6.7 3 5.0 2 3.3 11 18.3 7 11.7 6 10.0 8 13.3
CARTERET 725 1.1 29 4.0 31 4.3 47 6.5 73 10.1 90 12.4 95 13.1 70 9.7 66 9.1 80 11.0 71 9.8 32 4.4 41 5.7
CASWELL 127 0.2 4 3.1 7 5.5 5 3.9 9 7.1 18 14.2 15 11.8 14 11.0 15 11.8 14 11.0 15 11.8 6 4.7 5 3.9
CATAWBA 1,026 1.6 41 4.0 75 7.3 80 7.8 100 9.7 96 9.4 122 11.9 88 8.6 97 9.5 88 8.6 92 9.0 71 6.9 76 7.4
CHATHAM 299 0.5 12 4.0 18 6.0 21 7.0 27 9.0 35 11.7 40 13.4 26 8.7 27 9.0 29 9.7 29 9.7 19 6.4 16 5.4
CHEROKEE 290 0.5 18 6.2 15 5.2 16 5.5 29 10.0 31 10.7 30 10.3 25 8.6 22 7.6 29 10.0 29 10.0 21 7.2 25 8.6
CHOWAN 120 0.2 6 5.0 10 8.3 6 5.0 12 10.0 14 11.7 17 14.2 11 9.2 10 8.3 14 11.7 11 9.2 4 3.3 5 4.2
CLAY 149 0.2 3 2.0 5 3.4 3 2.0 5 3.4 61 40.9 27 18.1 8 5.4 12 8.1 10 6.7 5 3.4 9 6.0 1 0.7
CLEVELAND 538 0.8 24 4.5 38 7.1 50 9.3 58 10.8 15 2.8 65 12.1 42 7.8 67 12.5 40 7.4 53 9.9 33 6.1 53 9.9
COLUMBUS 333 0.5 16 4.8 28 8.4 29 8.7 22 6.6 41 12.3 31 9.3 26 7.8 35 10.5 28 8.4 24 7.2 31 9.3 22 6.6
CRAVEN 963 1.5 49 5.1 81 8.4 68 7.1 98 10.2 81 8.4 90 9.3 78 8.1 89 9.2 85 8.8 79 8.2 89 9.2 76 7.9
CUMBERLAND 3,652 5.7 194 5.3 292 8.0 259 7.1 315 8.6 379 10.4 398 10.9 303 8.3 354 9.7 273 7.5 298 8.2 299 8.2 288 7.9
CURRITUCK 394 0.6 11 2.8 5 1.3 13 3.3 23 5.8 67 17.0 42 10.7 35 8.9 38 9.6 67 17.0 65 16.5 13 3.3 15 3.8
DARE 1,009 1.6 21 2.1 28 2.8 19 1.9 83 8.2 120 11.9 138 13.7 114 11.3 113 11.2 163 16.2 139 13.8 32 3.2 39 3.9
DAVIDSON 959 1.5 43 4.5 81 8.4 70 7.3 80 8.3 103 10.7 121 12.6 83 8.7 89 9.3 80 8.3 64 6.7 75 7.8 70 7.3
DAVIE 238 0.4 5 2.1 14 5.9 15 6.3 11 4.6 24 10.1 37 15.5 24 10.1 27 11.3 22 9.2 20 8.4 22 9.2 17 7.1
DUPLIN 341 0.5 12 3.5 27 7.9 29 8.5 19 5.6 47 13.8 48 14.1 29 8.5 23 6.7 34 10.0 20 5.9 30 8.8 23 6.7
DURHAM 1,587 2.5 64 4.0 108 6.8 114 7.2 142 8.9 169 10.6 201 12.7 124 7.8 163 10.3 156 9.8 134 8.4 112 7.1 100 6.3
EDGECOMBE 369 0.6 10 2.7 30 8.1 31 8.4 24 6.5 51 13.8 46 12.5 36 9.8 27 7.3 44 11.9 21 5.7 18 4.9 31 8.4
FORSYTH 2,046 3.2 106 5.2 122 6.0 142 6.9 181 8.8 227 11.1 254 12.4 185 9.0 184 9.0 207 10.1 183 8.9 122 6.0 133 6.5
FRANKLIN 285 0.4 14 4.9 32 11.2 25 8.8 17 6.0 23 8.1 38 13.3 16 5.6 29 10.2 29 10.2 24 8.4 12 4.2 26 9.1
GASTON 1,407 2.2 58 4.1 104 7.4 107 7.6 116 8.2 155 11.0 159 11.3 120 8.5 137 9.7 124 8.8 110 7.8 108 7.7 109 7.7
GATES 61 0.1 6 9.8 7 11.5 1 1.6 3 4.9 4 6.6 9 14.8 4 6.6 6 9.8 4 6.6 9 14.8 3 4.9 5 8.2
GRAHAM 67 0.1 1 1.5 5 7.5 3 4.5 6 9.0 2 3.0 9 13.4 8 11.9 6 9.0 7 10.4 8 11.9 5 7.5 7 10.4
GRANVILLE 291 0.5 13 4.5 17 5.8 22 7.6 26 8.9 28 9.6 39 13.4 26 8.9 30 10.3 28 9.6 21 7.2 18 6.2 23 7.9
GREENE 110 0.2 1 0.9 5 4.5 11 10.0 7 6.4 12 10.9 16 14.5 13 11.8 9 8.2 8 7.3 11 10.0 10 9.1 7 6.4
GUILFORD 3,265 5.1 124 3.8 194 5.9 242 7.4 250 7.7 377 11.5 409 12.5 269 8.2 349 10.7 282 8.6 270 8.3 245 7.5 254 7.8
HALIFAX 301 0.5 16 5.3 29 9.6 16 5.3 32 10.6 32 10.6 35 11.6 34 11.3 28 9.3 26 8.6 13 4.3 22 7.3 18 6.0
HARNETT 549 0.9 21 3.8 40 7.3 37 6.7 50 9.1 66 12.0 72 13.1 41 7.5 57 10.4 47 8.6 50 9.1 33 6.0 35 6.4
HAYWOOD 708 1.1 23 3.2 36 5.1 51 7.2 57 8.1 69 9.7 71 10.0 67 9.5 81 11.4 68 9.6 94 13.3 51 7.2 40 5.6
HENDERSON 770 1.2 33 4.3 47 6.1 43 5.6 68 8.8 81 10.5 102 13.2 67 8.7 71 9.2 75 9.7 77 10.0 50 6.5 56 7.3
HERTFORD 172 0.3 6 3.5 17 9.9 10 5.8 20 11.6 19 11.0 16 9.3 18 10.5 17 9.9 21 12.2 7 4.1 9 5.2 12 7.0
HOKE 197 0.3 12 6.1 17 8.6 10 5.1 10 5.1 23 11.7 20 10.2 14 7.1 19 9.6 23 11.7 16 8.1 19 9.6 14 7.1
HYDE 99 0.2 1 1.0 8 8.1 6 6.1 6 6.1 14 14.1 20 20.2 9 9.1 15 15.2 9 9.1 5 5.1 3 3.0 3 3.0
IREDELL 1,020 1.6 39 3.8 83 8.1 66 6.5 89 8.7 116 11.4 113 11.1 80 7.8 96 9.4 79 7.7 94 9.2 85 8.3 80 7.8
JACKSON 240 0.4 12 5.0 1 0.4 13 5.4 22 9.2 35 14.6 24 10.0 29 12.1 24 10.0 26 10.8 23 9.6 11 4.6 20 8.3
JOHNSTON 855 1.3 42 4.9 63 7.4 84 9.8 70 8.2 116 13.6 106 12.4 57 6.7 81 9.5 77 9.0 91 10.6 18 2.1 50 5.8
JONES 47 0.1 1 2.1 3 6.4 4 8.5 4 8.5 3 6.4 8 17.0 2 4.3 4 8.5 5 10.6 7 14.9 2 4.3 4 8.5
LEE 433 0.7 20 4.6 36 8.3 28 6.5 47 10.9 46 10.6 39 9.0 40 9.2 29 6.7 37 8.5 32 7.4 39 9.0 40 9.2
LENOIR 494 0.8 20 4.0 41 8.3 29 5.9 43 8.7 47 9.5 58 11.7 35 7.1 44 8.9 31 6.3 33 6.7 72 14.6 41 8.3
LINCOLN 463 0.7 16 3.5 33 7.1 38 8.2 43 9.3 45 9.7 60 13.0 39 8.4 35 7.6 50 10.8 41 8.9 34 7.3 29 6.3
MCDOWELL 269 0.4 9 3.3 26 9.7 25 9.3 20 7.4 37 13.8 45 16.7 22 8.2 24 8.9 8 3.0 15 5.6 16 5.9 22 8.2
MACON 329 0.5 19 5.8 17 5.2 23 7.0 19 5.8 28 8.5 44 13.4 27 8.2 36 10.9 28 8.5 36 10.9 19 5.8 33 10.0
MADISON 161 0.3 3 1.9 7 4.3 11 6.8 12 7.5 19 11.8 24 14.9 16 9.9 21 13.0 13 8.1 14 8.7 6 3.7 15 9.3
MARTIN 202 0.3 11 5.4 14 6.9 12 5.9 24 11.9 11 5.4 23 11.4 18 8.9 22 10.9 13 6.4 19 9.4 16 7.9 19 9.4
MECKLENBURG 4,970 7.8 209 4.2 299 6.0 345 6.9 458 9.2 550 11.1 600 12.1 426 8.6 463 9.3 477 9.6 450 9.1 387 7.8 306 6.2
MITCHELL 113 0.2 3 2.7 7 6.2 9 8.0 8 7.1 10 8.8 14 12.4 10 8.8 11 9.7 12 10.6 11 9.7 11 9.7 7 6.2
MONTGOMERY 194 0.3 4 2.1 10 5.2 20 10.3 17 8.8 23 11.9 22 11.3 13 6.7 18 9.3 19 9.8 13 6.7 18 9.3 17 8.8
MOORE 527 0.8 22 4.2 37 7.0 38 7.2 47 8.9 52 9.9 74 14.0 33 6.3 45 8.5 58 11.0 52 9.9 36 6.8 33 6.3
NASH 575 0.9 19 3.3 39 6.8 41 7.1 45 7.8 61 10.6 70 12.2 55 9.6 64 11.1 56 9.7 48 8.3 39 6.8 38 6.6
NEW HANOVER 1,780 2.8 60 3.4 99 5.6 133 7.5 171 9.6 236 13.3 228 12.8 130 7.3 141 7.9 181 10.2 171 9.6 144 8.1 86 4.8
NORTHAMPTON 101 0.2 3 3.0 15 14.9 9 8.9 6 5.9 7 6.9 10 9.9 8 7.9 16 15.8 8 7.9 7 6.9 7 6.9 5 5.0
ONSLOW 2,261 3.5 144 6.4 178 7.9 155 6.9 179 7.9 192 8.5 205 9.1 223 9.9 248 11.0 187 8.3 196 8.7 185 8.2 169 7.5
ORANGE 734 1.2 30 4.1 38 5.2 54 7.4 53 7.2 80 10.9 85 11.6 73 9.9 79 10.8 59 8.0 97 13.2 45 6.1 41 5.6
PAMLICO 100 0.2 2 2.0 8 8.0 5 5.0 5 5.0 7 7.0 19 19.0 8 8.0 8 8.0 9 9.0 11 11.0 10 10.0 8 8.0
PASQUOTANK 328 0.5 20 6.1 33 10.1 25 7.6 26 7.9 33 10.1 36 11.0 36 11.0 21 6.4 26 7.9 25 7.6 31 9.5 16 4.9
PENDER 277 0.4 9 3.2 29 10.5 19 6.9 19 6.9 31 11.2 35 12.6 17 6.1 27 9.7 27 9.7 30 10.8 19 6.9 15 5.4
PERQUIMANS 81 0.1 2 2.5 4 4.9 8 9.9 10 12.3 11 13.6 8 9.9 5 6.2 7 8.6 10 12.3 6 7.4 7 8.6 3 3.7
PERSON 221 0.3 12 5.4 12 5.4 8 3.6 17 7.7 25 11.3 31 14.0 21 9.5 27 12.2 19 8.6 22 10.0 12 5.4 15 6.8
PITT 857 1.3 39 4.6 64 7.5 67 7.8 69 8.1 80 9.3 113 13.2 85 9.9 77 9.0 64 7.5 71 8.3 66 7.7 62 7.2
POLK 144 0.2 6 4.2 11 7.6 10 6.9 16 11.1 19 13.2 15 10.4 10 6.9 17 11.8 12 8.3 8 5.6 10 6.9 10 6.9
RANDOLPH 816 1.3 39 4.8 49 6.0 57 7.0 66 8.1 93 11.4 89 10.9 69 8.5 70 8.6 84 10.3 65 8.0 66 8.1 69 8.5
RICHMOND 327 0.5 19 5.8 28 8.6 24 7.3 36 11.0 37 11.3 31 9.5 25 7.6 26 8.0 31 9.5 22 6.7 25 7.6 23 7.0
ROBESON 754 1.2 20 2.7 57 7.6 47 6.2 51 6.8 70 9.3 95 12.6 65 8.6 65 8.6 116 15.4 76 10.1 53 7.0 39 5.2
ROCKINGHAM 691 1.1 36 5.2 47 6.8 43 6.2 48 6.9 82 11.9 94 13.6 43 6.2 51 7.4 72 10.4 83 12.0 48 6.9 44 6.4
ROWAN 888 1.4 49 5.5 66 7.4 57 6.4 86 9.7 85 9.6 85 9.6 87 9.8 91 10.2 77 8.7 72 8.1 64 7.2 69 7.8
RUTHERFORD 534 0.8 13 2.4 37 6.9 33 6.2 44 8.2 54 10.1 71 13.3 49 9.2 48 9.0 52 9.7 56 10.5 35 6.6 42 7.9
SAMPSON 427 0.7 20 4.7 38 8.9 28 6.6 35 8.2 41 9.6 47 11.0 39 9.1 48 11.2 40 9.4 31 7.3 32 7.5 28 6.6
SCOTLAND 247 0.4 12 4.9 15 6.1 18 7.3 22 8.9 22 8.9 29 11.7 23 9.3 18 7.3 24 9.7 17 6.9 20 8.1 27 10.9
STANLY 405 0.6 23 5.7 26 6.4 26 6.4 39 9.6 47 11.6 58 14.3 30 7.4 39 9.6 28 6.9 35 8.6 33 8.1 21 5.2
STOKES 255 0.4 9 3.5 21 8.2 14 5.5 16 6.3 30 11.8 26 10.2 18 7.1 25 9.8 25 9.8 27 10.6 26 10.2 18 7.1
SURRY 558 0.9 17 3.0 42 7.5 33 5.9 55 9.9 54 9.7 71 12.7 52 9.3 64 11.5 60 10.8 47 8.4 38 6.8 25 4.5
SWAIN 216 0.3 10 4.6 12 5.6 9 4.2 21 9.7 17 7.9 25 11.6 29 13.4 19 8.8 22 10.2 27 12.5 7 3.2 18 8.3
TRANSYLVANIA 244 0.4 5 2.0 10 4.1 13 5.3 20 8.2 31 12.7 38 15.6 30 12.3 19 7.8 33 13.5 28 11.5 12 4.9 5 2.0
TYRRELL 42 0.1 6 14.3 2 4.8 1 2.4 6 14.3 3 7.1 4 9.5 1 2.4 8 19.0 7 16.7 2 4.8 0 0.0 2 4.8
UNION 783 1.2 25 3.2 44 5.6 59 7.5 57 7.3 91 11.6 96 12.3 81 10.3 79 10.1 64 8.2 83 10.6 56 7.2 48 6.1
VANCE 308 0.5 15 4.9 20 6.5 26 8.4 29 9.4 36 11.7 46 14.9 4 1.3 23 7.5 42 13.6 31 10.1 16 5.2 20 6.5
WAKE 4,471 7.0 182 4.1 303 6.8 327 7.3 392 8.8 445 10.0 532 11.9 414 9.3 425 9.5 370 8.3 445 10.0 296 6.6 340 7.6
WARREN 109 0.2 5 4.6 3 2.8 8 7.3 10 9.2 19 17.4 13 11.9 9 8.3 7 6.4 12 11.0 7 6.4 10 9.2 6 5.5
WASHINGTON 89 0.1 2 2.2 9 10.1 6 6.7 6 6.7 12 13.5 10 11.2 8 9.0 7 7.9 7 7.9 5 5.6 10 11.2 7 7.9
WATAUGA 542 0.9 14 2.6 30 5.5 21 3.9 27 5.0 44 8.1 75 13.8 58 10.7 78 14.4 55 10.1 61 11.3 39 7.2 40 7.4
WAYNE 985 1.5 62 6.3 73 7.4 71 7.2 87 8.8 96 9.7 117 11.9 79 8.0 105 10.7 80 8.1 81 8.2 64 6.5 70 7.1
WILKES 523 0.8 15 2.9 45 8.6 35 6.7 41 7.8 40 7.6 75 14.3 52 9.9 41 7.8 70 13.4 42 8.0 30 5.7 37 7.1
WILSON 548 0.9 25 4.6 43 7.8 37 6.8 47 8.6 50 9.1 66 12.0 36 6.6 63 11.5 46 8.4 51 9.3 38 6.9 46 8.4
YADKIN 266 0.4 16 6.0 20 7.5 18 6.8 33 12.4 28 10.5 33 12.4 22 8.3 25 9.4 23 8.6 15 5.6 11 4.1 22 8.3
YANCEY 134 0.2 6 4.5 10 7.5 9 6.7 16 11.9 14 10.4 11 8.2 9 6.7 15 11.2 12 9.0 15 11.2 9 6.7 8 6.0

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics