2003 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 8,422,501 35,678 4.2 61,932 7.4
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 136,009 626 4.6 825 6.1
ALEXANDER 34,998 92 2.6 212 6.1
ALLEGHANY 10,776 55 5.1 117 10.9
ANSON 25,749 90 3.5 137 5.3
ASHE 25,288 99 3.9 206 8.1
AVERY 17,896 59 3.3 199 11.1
BEAUFORT 45,418 197 4.3 364 8.0
BERTIE 19,897 59 3.0 99 5.0
BLADEN 33,129 116 3.5 199 6.0
BRUNSWICK 80,584 276 3.4 857 10.6
BUNCOMBE 214,982 1,196 5.6 1,851 8.6
BURKE 89,493 371 4.1 591 6.6
CABARRUS 143,336 442 3.1 980 6.8
CALDWELL 79,380 291 3.7 559 7.0
CAMDEN 7,894 19 2.4 54 6.8
CARTERET 61,067 274 4.5 757 12.4
CASWELL 23,833 66 2.8 145 6.1
CATAWBA 145,601 589 4.0 1,012 7.0
CHATHAM 55,061 186 3.4 353 6.4
CHEROKEE 25,229 130 5.2 255 10.1
CHOWAN 14,529 56 3.9 114 7.8
CLAY 9,429 28 3.0 72 7.6
CLEVELAND 97,241 406 4.2 614 6.3
COLUMBUS 54,961 229 4.2 327 5.9
CRAVEN 92,906 451 4.9 902 9.7
CUMBERLAND 303,318 1,999 6.6 3,424 11.3
CURRITUCK 20,299 65 3.2 409 20.1
DARE 32,697 154 4.7 1,012 31.0
DAVIDSON 152,809 573 3.7 1,001 6.6
DAVIE 36,864 98 2.7 207 5.6
DUPLIN 51,880 178 3.4 301 5.8
DURHAM 235,570 869 3.7 1,576 6.7
EDGECOMBE 55,994 194 3.5 384 6.9
FORSYTH 316,659 1,331 4.2 1,866 5.9
FRANKLIN 51,959 186 3.6 282 5.4
GASTON 191,545 897 4.7 1,311 6.8
GATES 10,800 28 2.6 59 5.5
GRAHAM 8,222 44 5.4 107 13.0
GRANVILLE 52,836 181 3.4 296 5.6
GREENE 19,848 40 2.0 108 5.4
GUILFORD 436,327 2,019 4.6 3,193 7.3
HALIFAX 56,301 250 4.4 346 6.1
HARNETT 96,787 425 4.4 520 5.4
HAYWOOD 56,077 211 3.8 664 11.8
HENDERSON 94,246 301 3.2 733 7.8
HERTFORD 23,531 76 3.2 182 7.7
HOKE 36,505 48 1.3 218 6.0
HYDE 5,750 10 1.7 82 14.3
IREDELL 133,099 550 4.1 940 7.1
JACKSON 35,711 119 3.3 278 7.8
JOHNSTON 135,628 561 4.1 880 6.5
JONES 9,957 29 2.9 48 4.8
LEE 49,372 239 4.8 427 8.6
LENOIR 59,142 288 4.9 407 6.9
LINCOLN 67,444 206 3.1 454 6.7
MCDOWELL 43,211 229 5.3 318 7.4
MACON 31,248 139 4.4 370 11.8
MADISON 19,873 44 2.2 166 8.4
MARTIN 24,968 85 3.4 167 6.7
MECKLENBURG 753,991 4,627 6.1 4,723 6.3
MITCHELL 15,837 61 3.9 104 6.6
MONTGOMERY 27,226 103 3.8 171 6.3
MOORE 78,333 270 3.4 512 6.5
NASH 89,493 407 4.5 579 6.5
NEW HANOVER 171,928 862 5.0 1,694 9.9
NORTHAMPTON 22,101 30 1.4 97 4.4
ONSLOW 150,481 1,010 6.7 2,316 15.4
ORANGE 118,667 309 2.6 738 6.2
PAMLICO 12,913 39 3.0 94 7.3
PASQUOTANK 35,673 180 5.0 288 8.1
PENDER 42,949 106 2.5 273 6.4
PERQUIMANS 11,696 31 2.7 62 5.3
PERSON 37,104 145 3.9 231 6.2
PITT 141,610 445 3.1 886 6.3
POLK 19,064 54 2.8 127 6.7
RANDOLPH 134,034 411 3.1 712 5.3
RICHMOND 46,292 190 4.1 281 6.1
ROBESON 125,665 401 3.2 637 5.1
ROCKINGHAM 92,779 339 3.7 609 6.6
ROWAN 132,562 471 3.6 885 6.7
RUTHERFORD 64,475 282 4.4 530 8.2
SAMPSON 61,144 252 4.1 401 6.6
SCOTLAND 35,442 94 2.7 189 5.3
STANLY 58,748 196 3.3 398 6.8
STOKES 45,331 137 3.0 240 5.3
SURRY 72,404 302 4.2 566 7.8
SWAIN 13,199 46 3.5 181 13.7
TRANSYLVANIA 30,073 113 3.8 194 6.5
TYRRELL 4,344 12 2.8 24 5.5
UNION 144,244 300 2.1 732 5.1
VANCE 44,030 179 4.1 295 6.7
WAKE 695,746 2,644 3.8 4,582 6.6
WARREN 20,293 52 2.6 93 4.6
WASHINGTON 13,510 51 3.8 106 7.8
WATAUGA 45,095 150 3.3 486 10.8
WAYNE 114,595 542 4.7 924 8.1
WILKES 67,617 257 3.8 496 7.3
WILSON 75,685 291 3.8 545 7.2
YADKIN 37,301 145 3.9 262 7.0
YANCEY 17,664 73 4.1 132 7.5

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



2003 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 35,678 100.0 2,755 7.7 2,176 6.1 3,014 8.4 3,542 9.9 3,563 10.0 3,065 8.6 3,160 8.9 2,788 7.8 2,961 8.3 3,081 8.6 2,559 7.2 3,014 8.4
County of Occurrence 626 1.8 46 7.3 30 4.8 54 8.6 66 10.5 65 10.4 49 7.8 56 8.9 43 6.9 68 10.9 47 7.5 43 6.9 59 9.4
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 92 0.3 11 12.0 18 19.6 6 6.5 14 15.2 10 10.9 7 7.6 4 4.3 3 3.3 2 2.2 9 9.8 4 4.3 4 4.3
ALLEGHANY 55 0.2 7 12.7 4 7.3 1 1.8 4 7.3 5 9.1 3 5.5 7 12.7 6 10.9 3 5.5 6 10.9 4 7.3 5 9.1
ANSON 90 0.3 6 6.7 7 7.8 15 16.7 11 12.2 13 14.4 6 6.7 10 11.1 3 3.3 5 5.6 5 5.6 5 5.6 4 4.4
ASHE 99 0.3 8 8.1 10 10.1 11 11.1 0 0.0 5 5.1 7 7.1 10 10.1 12 12.1 9 9.1 9 9.1 10 10.1 8 8.1
AVERY 59 0.2 4 6.8 2 3.4 4 6.8 11 18.6 11 18.6 3 5.1 1 1.7 5 8.5 5 8.5 1 1.7 4 6.8 8 13.6
BEAUFORT 197 0.6 23 11.7 10 5.1 21 10.7 23 11.7 21 10.7 11 5.6 11 5.6 11 5.6 14 7.1 27 13.7 8 4.1 17 8.6
BERTIE 59 0.2 1 1.7 3 5.1 3 5.1 7 11.9 9 15.3 11 18.6 4 6.8 3 5.1 0 0.0 9 15.3 3 5.1 6 10.2
BLADEN 116 0.3 6 5.2 7 6.0 20 17.2 12 10.3 10 8.6 11 9.5 7 6.0 8 6.9 8 6.9 13 11.2 7 6.0 7 6.0
BRUNSWICK 276 0.8 23 8.3 11 4.0 20 7.2 28 10.1 40 14.5 24 8.7 16 5.8 34 12.3 19 6.9 27 9.8 21 7.6 13 4.7
BUNCOMBE 1,196 3.4 100 8.4 53 4.4 104 8.7 130 10.9 108 9.0 102 8.5 95 7.9 108 9.0 102 8.5 90 7.5 90 7.5 114 9.5
BURKE 371 1.0 17 4.6 31 8.4 31 8.4 47 12.7 27 7.3 34 9.2 30 8.1 33 8.9 27 7.3 30 8.1 34 9.2 30 8.1
CABARRUS 442 1.2 43 9.7 20 4.5 45 10.2 45 10.2 36 8.1 34 7.7 34 7.7 30 6.8 30 6.8 43 9.7 39 8.8 43 9.7
CALDWELL 291 0.8 14 4.8 25 8.6 23 7.9 26 8.9 42 14.4 20 6.9 18 6.2 30 10.3 18 6.2 30 10.3 18 6.2 27 9.3
CAMDEN 19 0.1 3 15.8 0 0.0 3 15.8 0 0.0 1 5.3 3 15.8 2 10.5 0 0.0 1 5.3 2 10.5 2 10.5 2 10.5
CARTERET 274 0.8 19 6.9 16 5.8 20 7.3 36 13.1 25 9.1 18 6.6 16 5.8 22 8.0 34 12.4 23 8.4 18 6.6 27 9.9
CASWELL 66 0.2 8 12.1 1 1.5 4 6.1 6 9.1 6 9.1 2 3.0 6 9.1 8 12.1 10 15.2 7 10.6 5 7.6 3 4.5
CATAWBA 589 1.7 50 8.5 43 7.3 32 5.4 52 8.8 72 12.2 50 8.5 61 10.4 46 7.8 45 7.6 54 9.2 29 4.9 55 9.3
CHATHAM 186 0.5 8 4.3 18 9.7 18 9.7 15 8.1 16 8.6 20 10.8 8 4.3 21 11.3 18 9.7 19 10.2 11 5.9 14 7.5
CHEROKEE 130 0.4 10 7.7 4 3.1 20 15.4 12 9.2 6 4.6 10 7.7 12 9.2 16 12.3 9 6.9 11 8.5 9 6.9 11 8.5
CHOWAN 56 0.2 2 3.6 3 5.4 2 3.6 8 14.3 3 5.4 7 12.5 8 14.3 10 17.9 0 0.0 5 8.9 2 3.6 6 10.7
CLAY 28 0.1 4 14.3 1 3.6 3 10.7 1 3.6 4 14.3 2 7.1 0 0.0 1 3.6 5 17.9 2 7.1 2 7.1 3 10.7
CLEVELAND 406 1.1 27 6.7 27 6.7 50 12.3 31 7.6 45 11.1 22 5.4 39 9.6 39 9.6 27 6.7 36 8.9 31 7.6 32 7.9
COLUMBUS 229 0.6 12 5.2 14 6.1 18 7.9 40 17.5 22 9.6 22 9.6 19 8.3 15 6.6 24 10.5 13 5.7 19 8.3 11 4.8
CRAVEN 451 1.3 39 8.6 31 6.9 31 6.9 42 9.3 37 8.2 33 7.3 44 9.8 28 6.2 34 7.5 31 6.9 63 14.0 38 8.4
CUMBERLAND 1,999 5.6 161 8.1 137 6.9 169 8.5 184 9.2 187 9.4 169 8.5 181 9.1 145 7.3 157 7.9 181 9.1 145 7.3 183 9.2
CURRITUCK 65 0.2 4 6.2 3 4.6 3 4.6 4 6.2 7 10.8 2 3.1 6 9.2 10 15.4 10 15.4 4 6.2 4 6.2 8 12.3
DARE 154 0.4 14 9.1 12 7.8 9 5.8 16 10.4 13 8.4 8 5.2 13 8.4 4 2.6 17 11.0 16 10.4 11 7.1 21 13.6
DAVIDSON 573 1.6 29 5.1 44 7.7 54 9.4 60 10.5 43 7.5 63 11.0 62 10.8 43 7.5 48 8.4 40 7.0 58 10.1 29 5.1
DAVIE 98 0.3 5 5.1 5 5.1 11 11.2 6 6.1 7 7.1 6 6.1 8 8.2 10 10.2 13 13.3 8 8.2 9 9.2 10 10.2
DUPLIN 178 0.5 7 3.9 8 4.5 10 5.6 57 32.0 15 8.4 23 12.9 8 4.5 10 5.6 12 6.7 9 5.1 8 4.5 11 6.2
DURHAM 869 2.4 53 6.1 77 8.9 78 9.0 34 3.9 103 11.9 76 8.7 63 7.2 56 6.4 75 8.6 85 9.8 74 8.5 95 10.9
EDGECOMBE 194 0.5 18 9.3 11 5.7 16 8.2 18 9.3 18 9.3 22 11.3 14 7.2 9 4.6 15 7.7 11 5.7 21 10.8 21 10.8
FORSYTH 1,331 3.7 100 7.5 57 4.3 145 10.9 126 9.5 107 8.0 174 13.1 117 8.8 108 8.1 120 9.0 106 8.0 86 6.5 85 6.4
FRANKLIN 186 0.5 9 4.8 21 11.3 11 5.9 14 7.5 23 12.4 16 8.6 11 5.9 17 9.1 16 8.6 21 11.3 8 4.3 19 10.2
GASTON 897 2.5 69 7.7 64 7.1 79 8.8 85 9.5 93 10.4 84 9.4 79 8.8 53 5.9 88 9.8 47 5.2 75 8.4 81 9.0
GATES 28 0.1 1 3.6 1 3.6 3 10.7 4 14.3 1 3.6 4 14.3 3 10.7 2 7.1 4 14.3 1 3.6 3 10.7 1 3.6
GRAHAM 44 0.1 0 0.0 2 4.5 4 9.1 3 6.8 4 9.1 4 9.1 1 2.3 9 20.5 4 9.1 10 22.7 2 4.5 1 2.3
GRANVILLE 181 0.5 13 7.2 8 4.4 15 8.3 22 12.2 13 7.2 19 10.5 12 6.6 17 9.4 14 7.7 17 9.4 19 10.5 12 6.6
GREENE 40 0.1 5 12.5 0 0.0 3 7.5 3 7.5 7 17.5 2 5.0 3 7.5 4 10.0 2 5.0 4 10.0 6 15.0 1 2.5
GUILFORD 2,019 5.7 165 8.2 108 5.3 163 8.1 209 10.4 163 8.1 218 10.8 166 8.2 166 8.2 175 8.7 159 7.9 178 8.8 149 7.4
HALIFAX 250 0.7 16 6.4 11 4.4 17 6.8 35 14.0 20 8.0 27 10.8 25 10.0 23 9.2 18 7.2 20 8.0 15 6.0 23 9.2
HARNETT 425 1.2 31 7.3 19 4.5 46 10.8 42 9.9 45 10.6 28 6.6 41 9.6 27 6.4 50 11.8 36 8.5 28 6.6 32 7.5
HAYWOOD 211 0.6 17 8.1 12 5.7 21 10.0 20 9.5 26 12.3 9 4.3 15 7.1 12 5.7 23 10.9 18 8.5 22 10.4 16 7.6
HENDERSON 301 0.8 15 5.0 24 8.0 32 10.6 29 9.6 27 9.0 25 8.3 31 10.3 27 9.0 18 6.0 21 7.0 12 4.0 40 13.3
HERTFORD 76 0.2 5 6.6 6 7.9 5 6.6 6 7.9 13 17.1 5 6.6 8 10.5 5 6.6 7 9.2 0 0.0 13 17.1 3 3.9
HOKE 48 0.1 4 8.3 1 2.1 3 6.3 5 10.4 2 4.2 6 12.5 4 8.3 5 10.4 6 12.5 5 10.4 2 4.2 5 10.4
HYDE 10 0.0 0 0.0 2 20.0 1 10.0 2 20.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 10.0 0 0.0 1 10.0 0 0.0 3 30.0
IREDELL 550 1.5 46 8.4 27 4.9 37 6.7 63 11.5 59 10.7 45 8.2 48 8.7 41 7.5 54 9.8 43 7.8 40 7.3 47 8.5
JACKSON 119 0.3 12 10.1 5 4.2 14 11.8 10 8.4 12 10.1 6 5.0 8 6.7 6 5.0 10 8.4 14 11.8 13 10.9 9 7.6
JOHNSTON 561 1.6 25 4.5 31 5.5 50 8.9 72 12.8 51 9.1 54 9.6 61 10.9 40 7.1 34 6.1 49 8.7 46 8.2 48 8.6
JONES 29 0.1 2 6.9 4 13.8 3 10.3 3 10.3 4 13.8 2 6.9 3 10.3 1 3.4 3 10.3 1 3.4 0 0.0 3 10.3
LEE 239 0.7 16 6.7 14 5.9 25 10.5 16 6.7 24 10.0 18 7.5 23 9.6 20 8.4 22 9.2 25 10.5 13 5.4 23 9.6
LENOIR 288 0.8 27 9.4 13 4.5 28 9.7 35 12.2 34 11.8 32 11.1 14 4.9 27 9.4 19 6.6 21 7.3 25 8.7 13 4.5
LINCOLN 206 0.6 16 7.8 12 5.8 20 9.7 25 12.1 17 8.3 15 7.3 18 8.7 17 8.3 14 6.8 18 8.7 14 6.8 20 9.7
MCDOWELL 229 0.6 9 3.9 16 7.0 31 13.5 22 9.6 27 11.8 18 7.9 19 8.3 14 6.1 20 8.7 16 7.0 14 6.1 23 10.0
MACON 139 0.4 20 14.4 8 5.8 15 10.8 14 10.1 11 7.9 5 3.6 13 9.4 9 6.5 15 10.8 13 9.4 6 4.3 10 7.2
MADISON 44 0.1 4 9.1 6 13.6 3 6.8 1 2.3 5 11.4 3 6.8 3 6.8 2 4.5 1 2.3 9 20.5 3 6.8 4 9.1
MARTIN 85 0.2 9 10.6 7 8.2 7 8.2 15 17.6 5 5.9 6 7.1 10 11.8 0 0.0 5 5.9 7 8.2 8 9.4 6 7.1
MECKLENBURG 4,627 13.0 428 9.3 269 5.8 262 5.7 491 10.6 525 11.3 389 8.4 497 10.7 295 6.4 382 8.3 435 9.4 276 6.0 378 8.2
MITCHELL 61 0.2 4 6.6 3 4.9 7 11.5 9 14.8 3 4.9 5 8.2 0 0.0 7 11.5 7 11.5 6 9.8 1 1.6 9 14.8
MONTGOMERY 103 0.3 6 5.8 4 3.9 10 9.7 10 9.7 13 12.6 13 12.6 10 9.7 9 8.7 9 8.7 7 6.8 4 3.9 8 7.8
MOORE 270 0.8 26 9.6 26 9.6 21 7.8 27 10.0 8 3.0 33 12.2 26 9.6 21 7.8 17 6.3 30 11.1 17 6.3 18 6.7
NASH 407 1.1 23 5.7 20 4.9 31 7.6 49 12.0 47 11.5 29 7.1 44 10.8 27 6.6 29 7.1 36 8.8 22 5.4 50 12.3
NEW HANOVER 862 2.4 54 6.3 58 6.7 80 9.3 76 8.8 87 10.1 64 7.4 81 9.4 81 9.4 57 6.6 82 9.5 63 7.3 79 9.2
NORTHAMPTON 30 0.1 0 0.0 2 6.7 2 6.7 4 13.3 5 16.7 1 3.3 3 10.0 5 16.7 2 6.7 1 3.3 3 10.0 2 6.7
ONSLOW 1,010 2.8 64 6.3 80 7.9 79 7.8 100 9.9 67 6.6 72 7.1 105 10.4 78 7.7 91 9.0 104 10.3 78 7.7 92 9.1
ORANGE 309 0.9 16 5.2 23 7.4 29 9.4 33 10.7 26 8.4 27 8.7 28 9.1 23 7.4 26 8.4 13 4.2 28 9.1 37 12.0
PAMLICO 39 0.1 1 2.6 5 12.8 2 5.1 3 7.7 2 5.1 4 10.3 4 10.3 3 7.7 0 0.0 4 10.3 3 7.7 8 20.5
PASQUOTANK 180 0.5 14 7.8 10 5.6 18 10.0 10 5.6 22 12.2 16 8.9 17 9.4 16 8.9 18 10.0 13 7.2 11 6.1 15 8.3
PENDER 106 0.3 7 6.6 5 4.7 4 3.8 11 10.4 12 11.3 9 8.5 15 14.2 10 9.4 8 7.5 10 9.4 9 8.5 6 5.7
PERQUIMANS 31 0.1 5 16.1 0 0.0 2 6.5 3 9.7 5 16.1 2 6.5 4 12.9 2 6.5 0 0.0 5 16.1 1 3.2 2 6.5
PERSON 145 0.4 14 9.7 17 11.7 12 8.3 7 4.8 11 7.6 7 4.8 14 9.7 15 10.3 11 7.6 23 15.9 7 4.8 7 4.8
PITT 445 1.2 34 7.6 35 7.9 43 9.7 44 9.9 44 9.9 36 8.1 43 9.7 27 6.1 16 3.6 50 11.2 30 6.7 43 9.7
POLK 54 0.2 3 5.6 5 9.3 4 7.4 3 5.6 10 18.5 3 5.6 6 11.1 7 13.0 2 3.7 7 13.0 4 7.4 0 0.0
RANDOLPH 411 1.2 49 11.9 30 7.3 24 5.8 54 13.1 37 9.0 31 7.5 40 9.7 26 6.3 29 7.1 25 6.1 25 6.1 41 10.0
RICHMOND 190 0.5 10 5.3 14 7.4 13 6.8 30 15.8 27 14.2 6 3.2 23 12.1 15 7.9 17 8.9 10 5.3 12 6.3 13 6.8
ROBESON 401 1.1 35 8.7 17 4.2 40 10.0 38 9.5 48 12.0 43 10.7 32 8.0 26 6.5 45 11.2 21 5.2 27 6.7 29 7.2
ROCKINGHAM 339 1.0 26 7.7 18 5.3 42 12.4 36 10.6 28 8.3 32 9.4 27 8.0 24 7.1 31 9.1 30 8.8 21 6.2 24 7.1
ROWAN 471 1.3 26 5.5 37 7.9 50 10.6 49 10.4 49 10.4 56 11.9 27 5.7 26 5.5 44 9.3 46 9.8 26 5.5 35 7.4
RUTHERFORD 282 0.8 22 7.8 17 6.0 22 7.8 36 12.8 30 10.6 16 5.7 14 5.0 25 8.9 30 10.6 29 10.3 22 7.8 19 6.7
SAMPSON 252 0.7 12 4.8 16 6.3 33 13.1 20 7.9 25 9.9 17 6.7 13 5.2 28 11.1 17 6.7 27 10.7 16 6.3 28 11.1
SCOTLAND 94 0.3 8 8.5 8 8.5 11 11.7 7 7.4 11 11.7 8 8.5 8 8.5 15 16.0 5 5.3 1 1.1 5 5.3 7 7.4
STANLY 196 0.5 21 10.7 6 3.1 23 11.7 20 10.2 23 11.7 8 4.1 7 3.6 30 15.3 22 11.2 20 10.2 10 5.1 6 3.1
STOKES 137 0.4 10 7.3 5 3.6 3 2.2 21 15.3 13 9.5 9 6.6 14 10.2 12 8.8 9 6.6 10 7.3 19 13.9 12 8.8
SURRY 302 0.8 30 9.9 21 7.0 21 7.0 26 8.6 32 10.6 31 10.3 27 8.9 27 8.9 23 7.6 17 5.6 28 9.3 19 6.3
SWAIN 46 0.1 7 15.2 3 6.5 6 13.0 2 4.3 7 15.2 6 13.0 3 6.5 0 0.0 5 10.9 1 2.2 0 0.0 6 13.0
TRANSYLVANIA 113 0.3 8 7.1 10 8.8 10 8.8 6 5.3 12 10.6 6 5.3 16 14.2 9 8.0 7 6.2 11 9.7 9 8.0 9 8.0
TYRRELL 12 0.0 2 16.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 16.7 1 8.3 1 8.3 1 8.3 0 0.0 4 33.3 1 8.3 0 0.0
UNION 300 0.8 30 10.0 13 4.3 32 10.7 22 7.3 39 13.0 33 11.0 26 8.7 20 6.7 25 8.3 19 6.3 9 3.0 32 10.7
VANCE 179 0.5 14 7.8 7 3.9 15 8.4 10 5.6 16 8.9 21 11.7 13 7.3 15 8.4 20 11.2 17 9.5 13 7.3 18 10.1
WAKE 2,644 7.4 225 8.5 174 6.6 214 8.1 209 7.9 283 10.7 208 7.9 227 8.6 249 9.4 202 7.6 242 9.2 176 6.7 235 8.9
WARREN 52 0.1 3 5.8 2 3.8 3 5.8 8 15.4 3 5.8 7 13.5 6 11.5 2 3.8 6 11.5 4 7.7 5 9.6 3 5.8
WASHINGTON 51 0.1 6 11.8 2 3.9 3 5.9 8 15.7 6 11.8 4 7.8 8 15.7 2 3.9 0 0.0 7 13.7 4 7.8 1 2.0
WATAUGA 150 0.4 9 6.0 10 6.7 13 8.7 8 5.3 13 8.7 7 4.7 21 14.0 13 8.7 14 9.3 14 9.3 12 8.0 16 10.7
WAYNE 542 1.5 50 9.2 39 7.2 46 8.5 59 10.9 50 9.2 50 9.2 29 5.4 51 9.4 51 9.4 41 7.6 42 7.7 34 6.3
WILKES 257 0.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 41 16.0 21 8.2 29 11.3 15 5.8 22 8.6 21 8.2 33 12.8 22 8.6 27 10.5 26 10.1
WILSON 291 0.8 24 8.2 0 0.0 32 11.0 28 9.6 46 15.8 12 4.1 27 9.3 26 8.9 23 7.9 30 10.3 16 5.5 27 9.3
YADKIN 145 0.4 7 4.8 0 0.0 17 11.7 14 9.7 13 9.0 16 11.0 11 7.6 17 11.7 14 9.7 14 9.7 11 7.6 11 7.6
YANCEY 73 0.2 4 5.5 0 0.0 4 5.5 3 4.1 9 12.3 7 9.6 12 16.4 7 9.6 8 11.0 8 11.0 4 5.5 7 9.6

 
 



2003 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 61,932 100.0 3,278 5.3 4,335 7.0 4,349 7.0 4,917 7.9 7,122 11.5 6,783 11.0 5,291 8.5 6,011 9.7 5,559 9.0 5,779 9.3 4,279 6.9 4,229 6.8
County of Occurrence 825 1.3 43 5.2 55 6.7 56 6.8 61 7.4 105 12.7 98 11.9 56 6.8 80 9.7 79 9.6 74 9.0 52 6.3 66 8.0
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 212 0.3 16 7.5 12 5.7 14 6.6 24 11.3 16 7.5 27 12.7 20 9.4 22 10.4 15 7.1 18 8.5 12 5.7 16 7.5
ALLEGHANY 117 0.2 9 7.7 8 6.8 5 4.3 10 8.5 16 13.7 11 9.4 13 11.1 13 11.1 8 6.8 12 10.3 6 5.1 6 5.1
ANSON 137 0.2 2 1.5 11 8.0 11 8.0 16 11.7 11 8.0 24 17.5 5 3.6 10 7.3 15 10.9 11 8.0 10 7.3 11 8.0
ASHE 206 0.3 7 3.4 5 2.4 8 3.9 17 8.3 23 11.2 27 13.1 26 12.6 27 13.1 14 6.8 24 11.7 9 4.4 19 9.2
AVERY 199 0.3 5 2.5 7 3.5 14 7.0 7 3.5 21 10.6 32 16.1 19 9.5 29 14.6 17 8.5 22 11.1 12 6.0 14 7.0
BEAUFORT 364 0.6 11 3.0 39 10.7 19 5.2 35 9.6 51 14.0 35 9.6 30 8.2 39 10.7 30 8.2 30 8.2 23 6.3 22 6.0
BERTIE 99 0.2 6 6.1 8 8.1 7 7.1 8 8.1 12 12.1 10 10.1 11 11.1 8 8.1 5 5.1 10 10.1 5 5.1 9 9.1
BLADEN 199 0.3 8 4.0 8 4.0 18 9.0 17 8.5 25 12.6 19 9.5 19 9.5 24 12.1 17 8.5 16 8.0 14 7.0 14 7.0
BRUNSWICK 857 1.4 30 3.5 36 4.2 51 6.0 77 9.0 116 13.5 98 11.4 99 11.6 68 7.9 100 11.7 81 9.5 63 7.4 38 4.4
BUNCOMBE 1,851 3.0 87 4.7 113 6.1 105 5.7 150 8.1 213 11.5 213 11.5 161 8.7 182 9.8 173 9.3 208 11.2 113 6.1 133 7.2
BURKE 591 1.0 30 5.1 43 7.3 38 6.4 43 7.3 70 11.8 74 12.5 48 8.1 57 9.6 43 7.3 61 10.3 38 6.4 46 7.8
CABARRUS 980 1.6 54 5.5 74 7.6 84 8.6 94 9.6 117 11.9 99 10.1 76 7.8 81 8.3 102 10.4 71 7.2 67 6.8 61 6.2
CALDWELL 559 0.9 31 5.5 50 8.9 38 6.8 43 7.7 63 11.3 66 11.8 39 7.0 41 7.3 51 9.1 56 10.0 37 6.6 44 7.9
CAMDEN 54 0.1 5 9.3 6 11.1 3 5.6 1 1.9 4 7.4 12 22.2 3 5.6 4 7.4 7 13.0 2 3.7 2 3.7 5 9.3
CARTERET 757 1.2 28 3.7 33 4.4 37 4.9 59 7.8 99 13.1 88 11.6 79 10.4 89 11.8 77 10.2 76 10.0 45 5.9 47 6.2
CASWELL 145 0.2 5 3.4 12 8.3 13 9.0 10 6.9 16 11.0 12 8.3 19 13.1 14 9.7 9 6.2 15 10.3 8 5.5 12 8.3
CATAWBA 1,012 1.6 47 4.6 82 8.1 58 5.7 77 7.6 116 11.5 120 11.9 72 7.1 86 8.5 102 10.1 88 8.7 81 8.0 83 8.2
CHATHAM 353 0.6 17 4.8 18 5.1 24 6.8 32 9.1 52 14.7 41 11.6 34 9.6 25 7.1 30 8.5 33 9.3 31 8.8 16 4.5
CHEROKEE 255 0.4 15 5.9 26 10.2 24 9.4 13 5.1 24 9.4 37 14.5 28 11.0 24 9.4 18 7.1 17 6.7 15 5.9 14 5.5
CHOWAN 114 0.2 5 4.4 11 9.6 6 5.3 9 7.9 10 8.8 19 16.7 6 5.3 13 11.4 8 7.0 10 8.8 6 5.3 11 9.6
CLAY 72 0.1 5 6.9 5 6.9 4 5.6 6 8.3 9 12.5 9 12.5 9 12.5 7 9.7 5 6.9 6 8.3 3 4.2 4 5.6
CLEVELAND 614 1.0 29 4.7 45 7.3 60 9.8 51 8.3 79 12.9 60 9.8 44 7.2 66 10.7 46 7.5 56 9.1 41 6.7 37 6.0
COLUMBUS 327 0.5 18 5.5 19 5.8 24 7.3 32 9.8 24 7.3 38 11.6 23 7.0 30 9.2 31 9.5 36 11.0 29 8.9 23 7.0
CRAVEN 902 1.5 82 9.1 72 8.0 64 7.1 58 6.4 80 8.9 92 10.2 68 7.5 93 10.3 53 5.9 89 9.9 64 7.1 87 9.6
CUMBERLAND 3,424 5.5 313 9.1 331 9.7 323 9.4 243 7.1 252 7.4 282 8.2 290 8.5 376 11.0 242 7.1 255 7.4 228 6.7 289 8.4
CURRITUCK 409 0.7 10 2.4 10 2.4 13 3.2 29 7.1 72 17.6 67 16.4 36 8.8 42 10.3 50 12.2 62 15.2 14 3.4 4 1.0
DARE 1,012 1.6 14 1.4 22 2.2 32 3.2 76 7.5 163 16.1 157 15.5 111 11.0 121 12.0 109 10.8 141 13.9 40 4.0 26 2.6
DAVIDSON 1,001 1.6 50 5.0 77 7.7 61 6.1 72 7.2 103 10.3 115 11.5 78 7.8 103 10.3 104 10.4 90 9.0 85 8.5 63 6.3
DAVIE 207 0.3 7 3.4 14 6.8 19 9.2 20 9.7 29 14.0 21 10.1 16 7.7 18 8.7 22 10.6 18 8.7 12 5.8 11 5.3
DUPLIN 301 0.5 18 6.0 23 7.6 24 8.0 22 7.3 40 13.3 27 9.0 23 7.6 25 8.3 17 5.6 23 7.6 28 9.3 31 10.3
DURHAM 1,576 2.5 80 5.1 102 6.5 110 7.0 126 8.0 193 12.2 194 12.3 140 8.9 153 9.7 142 9.0 141 8.9 97 6.2 98 6.2
EDGECOMBE 384 0.6 20 5.2 33 8.6 29 7.6 28 7.3 45 11.7 42 10.9 43 11.2 30 7.8 33 8.6 24 6.3 26 6.8 31 8.1
FORSYTH 1,866 3.0 99 5.3 106 5.7 130 7.0 138 7.4 250 13.4 215 11.5 164 8.8 156 8.4 182 9.8 174 9.3 120 6.4 132 7.1
FRANKLIN 282 0.5 13 4.6 22 7.8 23 8.2 19 6.7 26 9.2 22 7.8 29 10.3 31 11.0 30 10.6 18 6.4 31 11.0 18 6.4
GASTON 1,311 2.1 56 4.3 103 7.9 85 6.5 118 9.0 180 13.7 143 10.9 95 7.2 107 8.2 118 9.0 112 8.5 96 7.3 98 7.5
GATES 59 0.1 1 1.7 2 3.4 6 10.2 7 11.9 8 13.6 4 6.8 8 13.6 9 15.3 5 8.5 5 8.5 1 1.7 3 5.1
GRAHAM 107 0.2 2 1.9 7 6.5 7 6.5 9 8.4 14 13.1 12 11.2 13 12.1 7 6.5 12 11.2 9 8.4 8 7.5 7 6.5
GRANVILLE 296 0.5 12 4.1 19 6.4 20 6.8 29 9.8 32 10.8 36 12.2 36 12.2 28 9.5 28 9.5 20 6.8 22 7.4 14 4.7
GREENE 108 0.2 6 5.6 5 4.6 9 8.3 4 3.7 10 9.3 13 12.0 13 12.0 15 13.9 5 4.6 6 5.6 11 10.2 11 10.2
GUILFORD 3,193 5.2 143 4.5 223 7.0 228 7.1 255 8.0 369 11.6 339 10.6 270 8.5 327 10.2 309 9.7 298 9.3 243 7.6 189 5.9
HALIFAX 346 0.6 14 4.0 34 9.8 30 8.7 23 6.6 42 12.1 38 11.0 45 13.0 35 10.1 25 7.2 26 7.5 15 4.3 19 5.5
HARNETT 520 0.8 33 6.3 37 7.1 35 6.7 38 7.3 53 10.2 48 9.2 40 7.7 61 11.7 47 9.0 48 9.2 38 7.3 42 8.1
HAYWOOD 664 1.1 36 5.4 41 6.2 45 6.8 41 6.2 87 13.1 86 13.0 55 8.3 59 8.9 53 8.0 79 11.9 43 6.5 39 5.9
HENDERSON 733 1.2 22 3.0 46 6.3 40 5.5 53 7.2 94 12.8 85 11.6 59 8.0 68 9.3 84 11.5 84 11.5 39 5.3 59 8.0
HERTFORD 182 0.3 13 7.1 19 10.4 9 4.9 11 6.0 26 14.3 20 11.0 20 11.0 19 10.4 14 7.7 14 7.7 9 4.9 8 4.4
HOKE 218 0.4 11 5.0 22 10.1 19 8.7 18 8.3 24 11.0 19 8.7 23 10.6 19 8.7 10 4.6 19 8.7 18 8.3 16 7.3
HYDE 82 0.1 0 0.0 4 4.9 6 7.3 4 4.9 10 12.2 13 15.9 12 14.6 10 12.2 9 11.0 4 4.9 6 7.3 4 4.9
IREDELL 940 1.5 38 4.0 72 7.7 72 7.7 85 9.0 92 9.8 102 10.9 71 7.6 108 11.5 86 9.1 87 9.3 57 6.1 70 7.4
JACKSON 278 0.4 13 4.7 23 8.3 17 6.1 19 6.8 29 10.4 40 14.4 23 8.3 26 9.4 21 7.6 34 12.2 16 5.8 17 6.1
JOHNSTON 880 1.4 40 4.5 70 8.0 63 7.2 71 8.1 114 13.0 93 10.6 78 8.9 74 8.4 75 8.5 79 9.0 58 6.6 65 7.4
JONES 48 0.1 2 4.2 3 6.3 4 8.3 6 12.5 3 6.3 7 14.6 4 8.3 2 4.2 7 14.6 3 6.3 4 8.3 3 6.3
LEE 427 0.7 30 7.0 21 4.9 27 6.3 46 10.8 47 11.0 43 10.1 33 7.7 50 11.7 33 7.7 41 9.6 26 6.1 30 7.0
LENOIR 407 0.7 16 3.9 39 9.6 26 6.4 30 7.4 42 10.3 58 14.3 33 8.1 29 7.1 33 8.1 44 10.8 26 6.4 31 7.6
LINCOLN 454 0.7 16 3.5 33 7.3 43 9.5 31 6.8 53 11.7 53 11.7 36 7.9 46 10.1 41 9.0 31 6.8 31 6.8 40 8.8
MCDOWELL 318 0.5 22 6.9 19 6.0 20 6.3 17 5.3 42 13.2 33 10.4 25 7.9 32 10.1 28 8.8 33 10.4 23 7.2 24 7.5
MACON 370 0.6 23 6.2 28 7.6 24 6.5 29 7.8 50 13.5 41 11.1 30 8.1 30 8.1 31 8.4 38 10.3 19 5.1 27 7.3
MADISON 166 0.3 9 5.4 14 8.4 9 5.4 11 6.6 19 11.4 23 13.9 20 12.0 16 9.6 7 4.2 18 10.8 13 7.8 7 4.2
MARTIN 167 0.3 6 3.6 18 10.8 13 7.8 14 8.4 11 6.6 12 7.2 21 12.6 13 7.8 17 10.2 18 10.8 12 7.2 12 7.2
MECKLENBURG 4,723 7.6 225 4.8 325 6.9 347 7.3 400 8.5 573 12.1 489 10.4 382 8.1 483 10.2 438 9.3 452 9.6 295 6.2 314 6.6
MITCHELL 104 0.2 7 6.7 5 4.8 8 7.7 8 7.7 16 15.4 9 8.7 5 4.8 10 9.6 11 10.6 8 7.7 9 8.7 8 7.7
MONTGOMERY 171 0.3 10 5.8 9 5.3 17 9.9 12 7.0 19 11.1 16 9.4 15 8.8 10 5.8 14 8.2 14 8.2 18 10.5 17 9.9
MOORE 512 0.8 28 5.5 36 7.0 37 7.2 47 9.2 68 13.3 59 11.5 42 8.2 32 6.3 44 8.6 54 10.5 40 7.8 25 4.9
NASH 579 0.9 23 4.0 48 8.3 48 8.3 36 6.2 50 8.6 77 13.3 46 7.9 56 9.7 59 10.2 53 9.2 40 6.9 43 7.4
NEW HANOVER 1,694 2.7 74 4.4 93 5.5 140 8.3 148 8.7 212 12.5 184 10.9 144 8.5 156 9.2 168 9.9 161 9.5 124 7.3 90 5.3
NORTHAMPTON 97 0.2 9 9.3 6 6.2 7 7.2 6 6.2 12 12.4 12 12.4 9 9.3 12 12.4 10 10.3 3 3.1 2 2.1 9 9.3
ONSLOW 2,316 3.7 284 12.3 171 7.4 130 5.6 137 5.9 190 8.2 179 7.7 223 9.6 230 9.9 218 9.4 202 8.7 204 8.8 148 6.4
ORANGE 738 1.2 25 3.4 36 4.9 42 5.7 64 8.7 94 12.7 103 14.0 66 8.9 69 9.3 62 8.4 78 10.6 59 8.0 40 5.4
PAMLICO 94 0.2 3 3.2 6 6.4 7 7.4 7 7.4 12 12.8 14 14.9 5 5.3 8 8.5 3 3.2 13 13.8 8 8.5 8 8.5
PASQUOTANK 288 0.5 10 3.5 24 8.3 23 8.0 28 9.7 32 11.1 38 13.2 31 10.8 32 11.1 17 5.9 27 9.4 18 6.3 8 2.8
PENDER 273 0.4 12 4.4 9 3.3 10 3.7 21 7.7 31 11.4 34 12.5 19 7.0 37 13.6 27 9.9 33 12.1 25 9.2 15 5.5
PERQUIMANS 62 0.1 3 4.8 3 4.8 2 3.2 7 11.3 9 14.5 9 14.5 3 4.8 4 6.5 6 9.7 6 9.7 7 11.3 3 4.8
PERSON 231 0.4 12 5.2 21 9.1 18 7.8 20 8.7 35 15.2 20 8.7 12 5.2 17 7.4 19 8.2 17 7.4 22 9.5 18 7.8
PITT 886 1.4 36 4.1 76 8.6 64 7.2 71 8.0 91 10.3 101 11.4 92 10.4 76 8.6 80 9.0 72 8.1 58 6.5 69 7.8
POLK 127 0.2 8 6.3 5 3.9 8 6.3 10 7.9 15 11.8 18 14.2 17 13.4 11 8.7 10 7.9 13 10.2 6 4.7 6 4.7
RANDOLPH 712 1.1 33 4.6 55 7.7 55 7.7 67 9.4 80 11.2 78 11.0 56 7.9 61 8.6 65 9.1 49 6.9 56 7.9 57 8.0
RICHMOND 281 0.5 12 4.3 13 4.6 28 10.0 28 10.0 33 11.7 22 7.8 27 9.6 31 11.0 27 9.6 23 8.2 22 7.8 15 5.3
ROBESON 637 1.0 36 5.7 66 10.4 55 8.6 65 10.2 57 8.9 63 9.9 51 8.0 58 9.1 51 8.0 47 7.4 52 8.2 36 5.7
ROCKINGHAM 609 1.0 40 6.6 44 7.2 34 5.6 50 8.2 71 11.7 73 12.0 47 7.7 62 10.2 64 10.5 52 8.5 30 4.9 42 6.9
ROWAN 885 1.4 41 4.6 57 6.4 65 7.3 80 9.0 109 12.3 96 10.8 74 8.4 70 7.9 82 9.3 83 9.4 62 7.0 66 7.5
RUTHERFORD 530 0.9 18 3.4 34 6.4 41 7.7 48 9.1 50 9.4 68 12.8 48 9.1 46 8.7 48 9.1 51 9.6 33 6.2 45 8.5
SAMPSON 401 0.6 25 6.2 27 6.7 32 8.0 39 9.7 47 11.7 50 12.5 25 6.2 39 9.7 32 8.0 24 6.0 29 7.2 32 8.0
SCOTLAND 189 0.3 5 2.6 24 12.7 19 10.1 9 4.8 20 10.6 20 10.6 15 7.9 25 13.2 10 5.3 18 9.5 9 4.8 15 7.9
STANLY 398 0.6 14 3.5 27 6.8 25 6.3 33 8.3 55 13.8 40 10.1 25 6.3 38 9.5 45 11.3 36 9.0 27 6.8 33 8.3
STOKES 240 0.4 13 5.4 14 5.8 14 5.8 14 5.8 25 10.4 33 13.8 17 7.1 20 8.3 30 12.5 28 11.7 15 6.3 17 7.1
SURRY 566 0.9 30 5.3 39 6.9 35 6.2 48 8.5 62 11.0 62 11.0 48 8.5 42 7.4 58 10.2 51 9.0 46 8.1 45 8.0
SWAIN 181 0.3 9 5.0 9 5.0 9 5.0 11 6.1 20 11.0 22 12.2 25 13.8 21 11.6 12 6.6 27 14.9 7 3.9 9 5.0
TRANSYLVANIA 194 0.3 9 4.6 8 4.1 14 7.2 18 9.3 20 10.3 29 14.9 13 6.7 24 12.4 13 6.7 20 10.3 13 6.7 13 6.7
TYRRELL 24 0.0 0 0.0 1 4.2 1 4.2 3 12.5 2 8.3 3 12.5 3 12.5 2 8.3 3 12.5 1 4.2 4 16.7 1 4.2
UNION 732 1.2 32 4.4 56 7.7 56 7.7 52 7.1 98 13.4 53 7.2 71 9.7 72 9.8 66 9.0 61 8.3 62 8.5 53 7.2
VANCE 295 0.5 11 3.7 27 9.2 18 6.1 29 9.8 39 13.2 33 11.2 16 5.4 34 11.5 28 9.5 23 7.8 19 6.4 18 6.1
WAKE 4,582 7.4 237 5.2 276 6.0 323 7.0 360 7.9 549 12.0 488 10.7 357 7.8 454 9.9 415 9.1 455 9.9 351 7.7 317 6.9
WARREN 93 0.2 5 5.4 4 4.3 2 2.2 7 7.5 16 17.2 8 8.6 12 12.9 11 11.8 5 5.4 9 9.7 3 3.2 11 11.8
WASHINGTON 106 0.2 5 4.7 11 10.4 16 15.1 5 4.7 8 7.5 11 10.4 13 12.3 13 12.3 6 5.7 6 5.7 4 3.8 8 7.5
WATAUGA 486 0.8 22 4.5 30 6.2 22 4.5 23 4.7 62 12.8 52 10.7 44 9.1 63 13.0 41 8.4 64 13.2 26 5.3 37 7.6
WAYNE 924 1.5 59 6.4 78 8.4 64 6.9 77 8.3 87 9.4 88 9.5 91 9.8 75 8.1 77 8.3 102 11.0 72 7.8 54 5.8
WILKES 496 0.8 21 4.2 34 6.9 32 6.5 45 9.1 59 11.9 57 11.5 38 7.7 47 9.5 35 7.1 54 10.9 33 6.7 41 8.3
WILSON 545 0.9 31 5.7 55 10.1 53 9.7 60 11.0 47 8.6 64 11.7 40 7.3 56 10.3 37 6.8 34 6.2 38 7.0 30 5.5
YADKIN 262 0.4 14 5.3 24 9.2 18 6.9 20 7.6 31 11.8 25 9.5 19 7.3 16 6.1 26 9.9 22 8.4 24 9.2 23 8.8
YANCEY 132 0.2 4 3.0 9 6.8 4 3.0 12 9.1 20 15.2 19 14.4 5 3.8 11 8.3 13 9.8 15 11.4 6 4.5 14 10.6

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics