2009 North Carolina Marriage and Divorce Rates by County

  Resident Population Total Divorces Divorce Rate Total Marriages Marriage Rate
County of Occurrence 9,449,566 35,533 3.8 62,593 6.6
NORTH CAROLINA
ALAMANCE 149,954 535 3.6 776 5.2
ALEXANDER 37,053 76 2.1 180 4.9
ALLEGHANY 11,125 60 5.4 99 8.9
ANSON 26,917 83 3.1 122 4.5
ASHE 27,144 107 3.9 179 6.6
AVERY 17,925 47 2.6 201 11.2
BEAUFORT 47,485 179 3.8 293 6.2
BERTIE 21,216 71 3.3 89 4.2
BLADEN 34,852 90 2.6 169 4.8
BRUNSWICK 105,777 284 2.7 1,298 12.3
BUNCOMBE 236,349 1,121 4.7 1,839 7.8
BURKE 91,178 341 3.7 533 5.8
CABARRUS 175,993 540 3.1 1,133 6.4
CALDWELL 82,798 287 3.5 544 6.6
CAMDEN 9,899 19 1.9 57 5.8
CARTERET 65,670 270 4.1 1,004 15.3
CASWELL 23,725 49 2.1 87 3.7
CATAWBA 154,610 531 3.4 917 5.9
CHATHAM 62,693 154 2.5 328 5.2
CHEROKEE 27,378 111 4.1 186 6.8
CHOWAN 14,915 45 3.0 77 5.2
CLAY 10,540 36 3.4 68 6.5
CLEVELAND 98,211 387 3.9 601 6.1
COLUMBUS 58,163 248 4.3 351 6.0
CRAVEN 101,923 470 4.6 959 9.4
CUMBERLAND 317,252 2,135 6.7 4,021 12.7
CURRITUCK 23,335 56 2.4 471 20.2
DARE 33,679 140 4.2 1,449 43.0
DAVIDSON 162,406 590 3.6 756 4.7
DAVIE 41,035 95 2.3 186 4.5
DUPLIN 57,434 173 3.0 333 5.8
DURHAM 265,356 982 3.7 1,540 5.8
EDGECOMBE 56,237 166 3.0 322 5.7
FORSYTH 348,532 1,257 3.6 1,743 5.0
FRANKLIN 59,959 197 3.3 313 5.2
GASTON 205,884 823 4.0 1,208 5.9
GATES 12,138 29 2.4 58 4.8
GRAHAM 8,749 43 4.9 76 8.7
GRANVILLE 59,411 166 2.8 235 4.0
GREENE 21,253 47 2.2 94 4.4
GUILFORD 484,180 1,744 3.6 2,875 5.9
HALIFAX 55,033 236 4.3 271 4.9
HARNETT 111,866 421 3.8 593 5.3
HAYWOOD 59,152 254 4.3 710 12.0
HENDERSON 105,813 322 3.0 622 5.9
HERTFORD 24,580 60 2.4 115 4.7
HOKE 45,406 47 1.0 256 5.6
HYDE 5,774 8 1.4 105 18.2
IREDELL 158,387 492 3.1 952 6.0
JACKSON 39,856 100 2.5 266 6.7
JOHNSTON 166,478 588 3.5 915 5.5
JONES 10,143 36 3.5 38 3.7
LEE 57,359 246 4.3 388 6.8
LENOIR 59,421 262 4.4 307 5.2
LINCOLN 77,573 291 3.8 502 6.5
MCDOWELL 44,865 200 4.5 315 7.0
MACON 33,820 127 3.8 269 8.0
MADISON 20,700 63 3.0 203 9.8
MARTIN 24,408 79 3.2 137 5.6
MECKLENBURG 908,704 4,663 5.1 4,953 5.5
MITCHELL 15,671 72 4.6 104 6.6
MONTGOMERY 27,710 107 3.9 156 5.6
MOORE 87,244 241 2.8 554 6.4
NASH 95,492 339 3.6 488 5.1
NEW HANOVER 200,178 899 4.5 1,918 9.6
NORTHAMPTON 22,102 29 1.3 72 3.3
ONSLOW 173,064 1,142 6.6 3,045 17.6
ORANGE 132,369 292 2.2 732 5.5
PAMLICO 13,136 63 4.8 82 6.2
PASQUOTANK 40,541 191 4.7 270 6.7
PENDER 51,636 133 2.6 351 6.8
PERQUIMANS 13,273 27 2.0 86 6.5
PERSON 39,335 163 4.1 194 4.9
PITT 165,581 508 3.1 816 4.9
POLK 20,531 53 2.6 106 5.2
RANDOLPH 141,175 389 2.8 685 4.9
RICHMOND 46,537 146 3.1 261 5.6
ROBESON 132,984 366 2.8 467 3.5
ROCKINGHAM 93,547 365 3.9 570 6.1
ROWAN 138,562 439 3.2 772 5.6
RUTHERFORD 67,561 305 4.5 585 8.7
SAMPSON 63,127 194 3.1 385 6.1
SCOTLAND 36,313 91 2.5 225 6.2
STANLY 60,496 220 3.6 412 6.8
STOKES 47,422 122 2.6 237 5.0
SURRY 73,505 291 4.0 532 7.2
SWAIN 13,933 38 2.7 191 13.7
TRANSYLVANIA 32,852 81 2.5 201 6.1
TYRRELL 4,358 15 3.4 26 6.0
UNION 198,533 458 2.3 701 3.5
VANCE 45,223 118 2.6 237 5.2
WAKE 883,624 2,811 3.2 4,634 5.2
WARREN 20,959 51 2.4 106 5.1
WASHINGTON 13,252 32 2.4 55 4.2
WATAUGA 50,706 119 2.3 485 9.6
WAYNE 121,217 514 4.2 840 6.9
WILKES 69,258 258 3.7 492 7.1
WILSON 80,664 352 4.4 441 5.5
YADKIN 38,293 161 4.2 263 6.9
YANCEY 17,931 59 3.3 129 7.2

Note: Rates per 1,000 Population



2009 North Carolina Divorces by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 35,533 100.0 2,418 6.8 2,180 6.1 3,218 9.1 3,747 10.5 3,349 9.4 3,051 8.6 3,356 9.4 2,877 8.1 3,019 8.5 2,869 8.1 2,567 7.2 2,882 8.1
County of Occurrence 535 1.5 36 6.7 26 4.9 45 8.4 56 10.5 54 10.1 50 9.3 39 7.3 32 6.0 60 11.2 53 9.9 44 8.2 40 7.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 76 0.2 8 10.5 8 10.5 9 11.8 5 6.6 14 18.4 6 7.9 12 15.8 4 5.3 5 6.6 2 2.6 3 3.9 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 60 0.2 3 5.0 6 10.0 4 6.7 7 11.7 4 6.7 7 11.7 8 13.3 4 6.7 5 8.3 5 8.3 3 5.0 4 6.7
ANSON 83 0.2 3 3.6 3 3.6 11 13.3 4 4.8 11 13.3 7 8.4 4 4.8 13 15.7 10 12.0 4 4.8 3 3.6 10 12.0
ASHE 107 0.3 8 7.5 10 9.3 9 8.4 11 10.3 8 7.5 9 8.4 16 15.0 8 7.5 6 5.6 5 4.7 3 2.8 14 13.1
AVERY 47 0.1 2 4.3 3 6.4 3 6.4 3 6.4 5 10.6 3 6.4 3 6.4 6 12.8 5 10.6 6 12.8 3 6.4 5 10.6
BEAUFORT 179 0.5 19 10.6 10 5.6 17 9.5 14 7.8 16 8.9 11 6.1 17 9.5 16 8.9 6 3.4 20 11.2 11 6.1 22 12.3
BERTIE 71 0.2 5 7.0 3 4.2 6 8.5 10 14.1 5 7.0 5 7.0 8 11.3 7 9.9 5 7.0 5 7.0 5 7.0 7 9.9
BLADEN 90 0.3 4 4.4 5 5.6 10 11.1 9 10.0 13 14.4 11 12.2 5 5.6 7 7.8 9 10.0 8 8.9 4 4.4 5 5.6
BRUNSWICK 284 0.8 21 7.4 11 3.9 20 7.0 34 12.0 31 10.9 31 10.9 29 10.2 18 6.3 25 8.8 25 8.8 23 8.1 16 5.6
BUNCOMBE 1,121 3.2 70 6.2 90 8.0 135 12.0 115 10.3 88 7.9 119 10.6 63 5.6 94 8.4 93 8.3 93 8.3 96 8.6 65 5.8
BURKE 341 1.0 15 4.4 19 5.6 34 10.0 43 12.6 29 8.5 55 16.1 31 9.1 18 5.3 29 8.5 20 5.9 22 6.5 26 7.6
CABARRUS 540 1.5 34 6.3 30 5.6 57 10.6 51 9.4 74 13.7 39 7.2 67 12.4 43 8.0 46 8.5 42 7.8 20 3.7 37 6.9
CALDWELL 287 0.8 23 8.0 19 6.6 29 10.1 26 9.1 33 11.5 14 4.9 27 9.4 32 11.1 24 8.4 28 9.8 14 4.9 18 6.3
CAMDEN 19 0.1 0 0.0 2 10.5 0 0.0 2 10.5 2 10.5 1 5.3 3 15.8 1 5.3 5 26.3 2 10.5 0 0.0 1 5.3
CARTERET 270 0.8 15 5.6 14 5.2 17 6.3 32 11.9 18 6.7 26 9.6 34 12.6 23 8.5 29 10.7 18 6.7 29 10.7 15 5.6
CASWELL 49 0.1 3 6.1 6 12.2 4 8.2 3 6.1 3 6.1 5 10.2 2 4.1 3 6.1 8 16.3 3 6.1 4 8.2 5 10.2
CATAWBA 531 1.5 52 9.8 28 5.3 47 8.9 62 11.7 51 9.6 23 4.3 63 11.9 31 5.8 39 7.3 47 8.9 28 5.3 60 11.3
CHATHAM 154 0.4 8 5.2 7 4.5 14 9.1 15 9.7 9 5.8 23 14.9 14 9.1 9 5.8 15 9.7 17 11.0 14 9.1 9 5.8
CHEROKEE 111 0.3 8 7.2 9 8.1 7 6.3 9 8.1 11 9.9 6 5.4 13 11.7 7 6.3 11 9.9 8 7.2 13 11.7 9 8.1
CHOWAN 45 0.1 3 6.7 4 8.9 6 13.3 5 11.1 4 8.9 2 4.4 7 15.6 4 8.9 4 8.9 2 4.4 3 6.7 1 2.2
CLAY 36 0.1 2 5.6 2 5.6 2 5.6 2 5.6 1 2.8 3 8.3 5 13.9 4 11.1 6 16.7 4 11.1 3 8.3 2 5.6
CLEVELAND 387 1.1 20 5.2 19 4.9 55 14.2 29 7.5 36 9.3 38 9.8 33 8.5 30 7.8 37 9.6 23 5.9 34 8.8 33 8.5
COLUMBUS 248 0.7 14 5.6 18 7.3 20 8.1 15 6.0 33 13.3 20 8.1 26 10.5 23 9.3 26 10.5 14 5.6 21 8.5 18 7.3
CRAVEN 470 1.3 20 4.3 30 6.4 54 11.5 41 8.7 51 10.9 48 10.2 50 10.6 31 6.6 27 5.7 42 8.9 38 8.1 38 8.1
CUMBERLAND 2,135 6.0 177 8.3 141 6.6 199 9.3 232 10.9 185 8.7 194 9.1 216 10.1 184 8.6 149 7.0 134 6.3 156 7.3 168 7.9
CURRITUCK 56 0.2 5 8.9 5 8.9 4 7.1 5 8.9 5 8.9 9 16.1 3 5.4 0 0.0 10 17.9 6 10.7 1 1.8 3 5.4
DARE 140 0.4 11 7.9 3 2.1 9 6.4 11 7.9 10 7.1 12 8.6 14 10.0 10 7.1 18 12.9 15 10.7 11 7.9 16 11.4
DAVIDSON 590 1.7 43 7.3 32 5.4 69 11.7 49 8.3 49 8.3 65 11.0 53 9.0 47 8.0 41 6.9 49 8.3 45 7.6 48 8.1
DAVIE 95 0.3 5 5.3 2 2.1 8 8.4 13 13.7 10 10.5 13 13.7 10 10.5 9 9.5 6 6.3 6 6.3 6 6.3 7 7.4
DUPLIN 173 0.5 8 4.6 12 6.9 24 13.9 24 13.9 8 4.6 14 8.1 26 15.0 17 9.8 11 6.4 9 5.2 9 5.2 11 6.4
DURHAM 982 2.8 51 5.2 67 6.8 77 7.8 100 10.2 98 10.0 91 9.3 98 10.0 69 7.0 66 6.7 101 10.3 64 6.5 100 10.2
EDGECOMBE 166 0.5 8 4.8 6 3.6 18 10.8 19 11.4 18 10.8 20 12.0 15 9.0 11 6.6 13 7.8 9 5.4 17 10.2 12 7.2
FORSYTH 1,257 3.5 101 8.0 76 6.0 127 10.1 135 10.7 86 6.8 141 11.2 103 8.2 108 8.6 90 7.2 103 8.2 118 9.4 69 5.5
FRANKLIN 197 0.6 13 6.6 9 4.6 12 6.1 23 11.7 23 11.7 12 6.1 14 7.1 18 9.1 14 7.1 22 11.2 17 8.6 20 10.2
GASTON 823 2.3 41 5.0 49 6.0 71 8.6 82 10.0 90 10.9 79 9.6 74 9.0 64 7.8 69 8.4 78 9.5 44 5.3 82 10.0
GATES 29 0.1 0 0.0 2 6.9 2 6.9 2 6.9 6 20.7 3 10.3 1 3.4 4 13.8 4 13.8 2 6.9 1 3.4 2 6.9
GRAHAM 43 0.1 5 11.6 3 7.0 1 2.3 0 0.0 2 4.7 3 7.0 6 14.0 7 16.3 6 14.0 4 9.3 5 11.6 1 2.3
GRANVILLE 166 0.5 3 1.8 12 7.2 23 13.9 15 9.0 13 7.8 15 9.0 12 7.2 19 11.4 12 7.2 13 7.8 12 7.2 17 10.2
GREENE 47 0.1 8 17.0 2 4.3 1 2.1 9 19.1 7 14.9 2 4.3 3 6.4 5 10.6 3 6.4 5 10.6 1 2.1 1 2.1
GUILFORD 1,744 4.9 145 8.3 122 7.0 161 9.2 172 9.9 123 7.1 199 11.4 129 7.4 149 8.5 151 8.7 110 6.3 156 8.9 127 7.3
HALIFAX 236 0.7 16 6.8 10 4.2 28 11.9 33 14.0 26 11.0 20 8.5 15 6.4 14 5.9 31 13.1 15 6.4 11 4.7 17 7.2
HARNETT 421 1.2 26 6.2 31 7.4 51 12.1 44 10.5 44 10.5 39 9.3 31 7.4 39 9.3 27 6.4 31 7.4 27 6.4 31 7.4
HAYWOOD 254 0.7 15 5.9 11 4.3 18 7.1 27 10.6 17 6.7 28 11.0 19 7.5 26 10.2 28 11.0 32 12.6 15 5.9 18 7.1
HENDERSON 322 0.9 20 6.2 24 7.5 24 7.5 21 6.5 25 7.8 28 8.7 40 12.4 31 9.6 26 8.1 29 9.0 26 8.1 28 8.7
HERTFORD 60 0.2 6 10.0 3 5.0 4 6.7 5 8.3 4 6.7 11 18.3 7 11.7 3 5.0 1 1.7 6 10.0 7 11.7 3 5.0
HOKE 47 0.1 1 2.1 5 10.6 6 12.8 4 8.5 6 12.8 6 12.8 4 8.5 1 2.1 2 4.3 7 14.9 0 0.0 5 10.6
HYDE 8 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 25.0 0 0.0 2 25.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 25.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 25.0
IREDELL 492 1.4 49 10.0 26 5.3 38 7.7 43 8.7 57 11.6 46 9.3 37 7.5 58 11.8 45 9.1 34 6.9 36 7.3 23 4.7
JACKSON 100 0.3 6 6.0 3 3.0 12 12.0 11 11.0 11 11.0 7 7.0 9 9.0 8 8.0 8 8.0 6 6.0 11 11.0 8 8.0
JOHNSTON 588 1.7 33 5.6 45 7.7 58 9.9 56 9.5 54 9.2 48 8.2 55 9.4 44 7.5 44 7.5 52 8.8 63 10.7 36 6.1
JONES 36 0.1 1 2.8 1 2.8 3 8.3 6 16.7 5 13.9 3 8.3 2 5.6 5 13.9 1 2.8 4 11.1 3 8.3 2 5.6
LEE 246 0.7 14 5.7 13 5.3 19 7.7 20 8.1 30 12.2 21 8.5 26 10.6 21 8.5 28 11.4 17 6.9 16 6.5 21 8.5
LENOIR 262 0.7 21 8.0 14 5.3 29 11.1 33 12.6 27 10.3 17 6.5 22 8.4 17 6.5 25 9.5 20 7.6 18 6.9 19 7.3
LINCOLN 291 0.8 16 5.5 20 6.9 23 7.9 37 12.7 32 11.0 27 9.3 35 12.0 15 5.2 28 9.6 23 7.9 14 4.8 21 7.2
MCDOWELL 200 0.6 13 6.5 11 5.5 19 9.5 27 13.5 13 6.5 15 7.5 28 14.0 10 5.0 18 9.0 16 8.0 10 5.0 20 10.0
MACON 127 0.4 8 6.3 11 8.7 9 7.1 13 10.2 10 7.9 4 3.1 10 7.9 8 6.3 10 7.9 19 15.0 12 9.4 13 10.2
MADISON 63 0.2 5 7.9 2 3.2 6 9.5 8 12.7 3 4.8 6 9.5 4 6.3 11 17.5 6 9.5 4 6.3 4 6.3 4 6.3
MARTIN 79 0.2 6 7.6 6 7.6 0 0.0 13 16.5 9 11.4 4 5.1 10 12.7 4 5.1 4 5.1 13 16.5 3 3.8 7 8.9
MECKLENBURG 4,663 13.1 314 6.7 220 4.7 358 7.7 527 11.3 467 10.0 359 7.7 459 9.8 394 8.4 438 9.4 311 6.7 326 7.0 490 10.5
MITCHELL 72 0.2 3 4.2 0 0.0 1 1.4 4 5.6 4 5.6 6 8.3 9 12.5 9 12.5 11 15.3 8 11.1 8 11.1 9 12.5
MONTGOMERY 107 0.3 5 4.7 6 5.6 7 6.5 10 9.3 7 6.5 11 10.3 18 16.8 9 8.4 7 6.5 10 9.3 9 8.4 8 7.5
MOORE 241 0.7 12 5.0 16 6.6 22 9.1 27 11.2 18 7.5 20 8.3 19 7.9 26 10.8 19 7.9 27 11.2 24 10.0 11 4.6
NASH 339 1.0 21 6.2 19 5.6 42 12.4 41 12.1 36 10.6 26 7.7 33 9.7 19 5.6 26 7.7 21 6.2 30 8.8 25 7.4
NEW HANOVER 899 2.5 75 8.3 64 7.1 65 7.2 83 9.2 85 9.5 70 7.8 92 10.2 94 10.5 67 7.5 78 8.7 55 6.1 71 7.9
NORTHAMPTON 29 0.1 6 20.7 2 6.9 1 3.4 4 13.8 4 13.8 4 13.8 3 10.3 1 3.4 0 0.0 1 3.4 2 6.9 1 3.4
ONSLOW 1,142 3.2 57 5.0 94 8.2 91 8.0 122 10.7 94 8.2 81 7.1 130 11.4 78 6.8 110 9.6 116 10.2 74 6.5 95 8.3
ORANGE 292 0.8 7 2.4 16 5.5 36 12.3 27 9.2 27 9.2 31 10.6 23 7.9 18 6.2 28 9.6 22 7.5 23 7.9 34 11.6
PAMLICO 63 0.2 2 3.2 3 4.8 5 7.9 9 14.3 10 15.9 7 11.1 6 9.5 4 6.3 2 3.2 5 7.9 5 7.9 5 7.9
PASQUOTANK 191 0.5 13 6.8 13 6.8 20 10.5 19 9.9 19 9.9 25 13.1 14 7.3 14 7.3 16 8.4 17 8.9 13 6.8 8 4.2
PENDER 133 0.4 8 6.0 4 3.0 15 11.3 15 11.3 18 13.5 10 7.5 10 7.5 11 8.3 9 6.8 9 6.8 10 7.5 14 10.5
PERQUIMANS 27 0.1 3 11.1 0 0.0 2 7.4 3 11.1 1 3.7 0 0.0 1 3.7 2 7.4 3 11.1 3 11.1 3 11.1 6 22.2
PERSON 163 0.5 8 4.9 10 6.1 20 12.3 16 9.8 22 13.5 15 9.2 15 9.2 13 8.0 11 6.7 12 7.4 11 6.7 10 6.1
PITT 508 1.4 24 4.7 36 7.1 49 9.6 57 11.2 50 9.8 34 6.7 54 10.6 14 2.8 43 8.5 42 8.3 45 8.9 60 11.8
POLK 53 0.1 2 3.8 4 7.5 4 7.5 4 7.5 4 7.5 5 9.4 5 9.4 3 5.7 3 5.7 11 20.8 5 9.4 3 5.7
RANDOLPH 389 1.1 9 2.3 34 8.7 22 5.7 52 13.4 46 11.8 47 12.1 22 5.7 29 7.5 28 7.2 36 9.3 34 8.7 30 7.7
RICHMOND 146 0.4 11 7.5 4 2.7 19 13.0 6 4.1 22 15.1 12 8.2 13 8.9 18 12.3 15 10.3 5 3.4 17 11.6 4 2.7
ROBESON 366 1.0 32 8.7 12 3.3 32 8.7 60 16.4 43 11.7 39 10.7 18 4.9 28 7.7 24 6.6 30 8.2 27 7.4 21 5.7
ROCKINGHAM 365 1.0 25 6.8 25 6.8 42 11.5 34 9.3 24 6.6 27 7.4 37 10.1 33 9.0 33 9.0 33 9.0 34 9.3 18 4.9
ROWAN 439 1.2 26 5.9 18 4.1 35 8.0 65 14.8 38 8.7 26 5.9 52 11.8 21 4.8 39 8.9 40 9.1 45 10.3 34 7.7
RUTHERFORD 305 0.9 29 9.5 20 6.6 47 15.4 32 10.5 18 5.9 20 6.6 29 9.5 25 8.2 20 6.6 19 6.2 22 7.2 24 7.9
SAMPSON 194 0.5 15 7.7 14 7.2 19 9.8 35 18.0 11 5.7 14 7.2 12 6.2 20 10.3 17 8.8 8 4.1 17 8.8 12 6.2
SCOTLAND 91 0.3 4 4.4 12 13.2 11 12.1 10 11.0 7 7.7 6 6.6 6 6.6 4 4.4 7 7.7 8 8.8 7 7.7 9 9.9
STANLY 220 0.6 29 13.2 7 3.2 19 8.6 42 19.1 23 10.5 9 4.1 16 7.3 16 7.3 7 3.2 12 5.5 17 7.7 23 10.5
STOKES 122 0.3 16 13.1 6 4.9 12 9.8 11 9.0 6 4.9 12 9.8 19 15.6 8 6.6 7 5.7 8 6.6 11 9.0 6 4.9
SURRY 291 0.8 30 10.3 17 5.8 21 7.2 36 12.4 36 12.4 16 5.5 28 9.6 14 4.8 31 10.7 21 7.2 23 7.9 18 6.2
SWAIN 38 0.1 3 7.9 3 7.9 6 15.8 1 2.6 2 5.3 4 10.5 5 13.2 5 13.2 4 10.5 2 5.3 2 5.3 1 2.6
TRANSYLVANIA 81 0.2 5 6.2 5 6.2 6 7.4 5 6.2 2 2.5 11 13.6 2 2.5 10 12.3 12 14.8 10 12.3 5 6.2 8 9.9
TYRRELL 15 0.0 2 13.3 0 0.0 3 20.0 0 0.0 1 6.7 0 0.0 2 13.3 0 0.0 1 6.7 3 20.0 1 6.7 2 13.3
UNION 458 1.3 28 6.1 21 4.6 27 5.9 43 9.4 37 8.1 31 6.8 56 12.2 39 8.5 62 13.5 39 8.5 41 9.0 34 7.4
VANCE 118 0.3 13 11.0 8 6.8 8 6.8 21 17.8 10 8.5 5 4.2 9 7.6 10 8.5 13 11.0 7 5.9 6 5.1 8 6.8
WAKE 2,811 7.9 208 7.4 214 7.6 251 8.9 236 8.4 297 10.6 191 6.8 305 10.9 238 8.5 217 7.7 281 10.0 148 5.3 225 8.0
WARREN 51 0.1 3 5.9 7 13.7 3 5.9 7 13.7 6 11.8 1 2.0 2 3.9 5 9.8 3 5.9 3 5.9 6 11.8 5 9.8
WASHINGTON 32 0.1 0 0.0 4 12.5 5 15.6 3 9.4 0 0.0 4 12.5 3 9.4 1 3.1 3 9.4 2 6.3 5 15.6 2 6.3
WATAUGA 119 0.3 0 0.0 9 7.6 9 7.6 18 15.1 8 6.7 8 6.7 6 5.0 20 16.8 15 12.6 7 5.9 8 6.7 11 9.2
WAYNE 514 1.4 35 6.8 22 4.3 34 6.6 74 14.4 50 9.7 30 5.8 46 8.9 41 8.0 63 12.3 42 8.2 30 5.8 47 9.1
WILKES 258 0.7 18 7.0 25 9.7 23 8.9 19 7.4 27 10.5 29 11.2 21 8.1 16 6.2 23 8.9 21 8.1 11 4.3 25 9.7
WILSON 352 1.0 26 7.4 15 4.3 30 8.5 49 13.9 33 9.4 20 5.7 31 8.8 37 10.5 28 8.0 39 11.1 19 5.4 25 7.1
YADKIN 161 0.5 8 5.0 7 4.3 18 11.2 19 11.8 19 11.8 14 8.7 12 7.5 18 11.2 19 11.8 6 3.7 7 4.3 14 8.7
YANCEY 59 0.2 7 11.9 3 5.1 8 13.6 6 10.2 5 8.5 7 11.9 3 5.1 8 13.6 3 5.1 4 6.8 1 1.7 4 6.8

 
 



2009 North Carolina Marriages by County of Occurrence and Month

  TOTAL Month
January February March April May June July August September October November December
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 62,593 100.0 3,127 5.0 4,167 6.7 4,013 6.4 5,207 8.3 7,341 11.7 6,788 10.8 5,604 9.0 5,719 9.1 6,064 9.7 6,494 10.4 3,867 6.2 4,202 6.7
County of Occurrence 776 1.2 43 5.5 50 6.4 65 8.4 58 7.5 81 10.4 78 10.1 73 9.4 72 9.3 77 9.9 79 10.2 55 7.1 45 5.8
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 180 0.3 13 7.2 10 5.6 10 5.6 18 10.0 26 14.4 15 8.3 19 10.6 17 9.4 17 9.4 12 6.7 8 4.4 15 8.3
ALLEGHANY 99 0.2 7 7.1 7 7.1 6 6.1 6 6.1 14 14.1 11 11.1 7 7.1 8 8.1 17 17.2 5 5.1 5 5.1 6 6.1
ANSON 122 0.2 6 4.9 17 13.9 8 6.6 6 4.9 18 14.8 10 8.2 8 6.6 11 9.0 11 9.0 11 9.0 6 4.9 10 8.2
ASHE 179 0.3 5 2.8 9 5.0 8 4.5 12 6.7 24 13.4 20 11.2 19 10.6 22 12.3 22 12.3 22 12.3 11 6.1 5 2.8
AVERY 201 0.3 12 6.0 9 4.5 5 2.5 12 6.0 28 13.9 27 13.4 19 9.5 18 9.0 21 10.4 22 10.9 16 8.0 12 6.0
BEAUFORT 293 0.5 13 4.4 17 5.8 17 5.8 24 8.2 32 10.9 42 14.3 25 8.5 26 8.9 31 10.6 34 11.6 12 4.1 20 6.8
BERTIE 89 0.1 3 3.4 9 10.1 4 4.5 6 6.7 12 13.5 6 6.7 6 6.7 12 13.5 3 3.4 12 13.5 9 10.1 7 7.9
BLADEN 169 0.3 8 4.7 13 7.7 11 6.5 12 7.1 21 12.4 21 12.4 11 6.5 23 13.6 16 9.5 16 9.5 5 3.0 12 7.1
BRUNSWICK 1,298 2.1 31 2.4 45 3.5 54 4.2 130 10.0 181 13.9 177 13.6 151 11.6 131 10.1 169 13.0 131 10.1 55 4.2 43 3.3
BUNCOMBE 1,839 2.9 83 4.5 96 5.2 104 5.7 120 6.5 215 11.7 211 11.5 179 9.7 169 9.2 168 9.1 251 13.6 133 7.2 110 6.0
BURKE 533 0.9 19 3.6 51 9.6 27 5.1 57 10.7 54 10.1 56 10.5 44 8.3 43 8.1 41 7.7 70 13.1 29 5.4 42 7.9
CABARRUS 1,133 1.8 80 7.1 85 7.5 67 5.9 95 8.4 119 10.5 117 10.3 93 8.2 104 9.2 92 8.1 108 9.5 83 7.3 90 7.9
CALDWELL 544 0.9 27 5.0 56 10.3 36 6.6 40 7.4 81 14.9 46 8.5 38 7.0 53 9.7 50 9.2 40 7.4 39 7.2 38 7.0
CAMDEN 57 0.1 3 5.3 4 7.0 5 8.8 4 7.0 2 3.5 6 10.5 10 17.5 3 5.3 6 10.5 7 12.3 4 7.0 3 5.3
CARTERET 1,004 1.6 23 2.3 45 4.5 54 5.4 70 7.0 153 15.2 128 12.7 102 10.2 87 8.7 121 12.1 132 13.1 50 5.0 39 3.9
CASWELL 87 0.1 4 4.6 6 6.9 7 8.0 6 6.9 14 16.1 10 11.5 7 8.0 11 12.6 7 8.0 4 4.6 6 6.9 5 5.7
CATAWBA 917 1.5 59 6.4 54 5.9 52 5.7 72 7.9 121 13.2 99 10.8 64 7.0 79 8.6 83 9.1 100 10.9 63 6.9 71 7.7
CHATHAM 328 0.5 11 3.4 12 3.7 15 4.6 31 9.5 49 14.9 42 12.8 24 7.3 16 4.9 33 10.1 44 13.4 23 7.0 28 8.5
CHEROKEE 186 0.3 4 2.2 16 8.6 10 5.4 18 9.7 14 7.5 20 10.8 18 9.7 17 9.1 12 6.5 23 12.4 15 8.1 19 10.2
CHOWAN 77 0.1 3 3.9 6 7.8 8 10.4 4 5.2 11 14.3 13 16.9 5 6.5 6 7.8 5 6.5 7 9.1 5 6.5 4 5.2
CLAY 68 0.1 2 2.9 3 4.4 2 2.9 7 10.3 6 8.8 5 7.4 8 11.8 8 11.8 13 19.1 5 7.4 5 7.4 4 5.9
CLEVELAND 601 1.0 39 6.5 39 6.5 40 6.7 48 8.0 84 14.0 63 10.5 54 9.0 64 10.6 55 9.2 51 8.5 29 4.8 35 5.8
COLUMBUS 351 0.6 21 6.0 22 6.3 33 9.4 40 11.4 29 8.3 34 9.7 30 8.5 30 8.5 32 9.1 34 9.7 20 5.7 26 7.4
CRAVEN 959 1.5 62 6.5 64 6.7 77 8.0 81 8.4 90 9.4 88 9.2 101 10.5 83 8.7 76 7.9 95 9.9 74 7.7 68 7.1
CUMBERLAND 4,021 6.4 289 7.2 373 9.3 327 8.1 365 9.1 379 9.4 389 9.7 384 9.5 339 8.4 305 7.6 320 8.0 247 6.1 304 7.6
CURRITUCK 471 0.8 2 0.4 10 2.1 14 3.0 24 5.1 79 16.8 65 13.8 41 8.7 40 8.5 100 21.2 68 14.4 12 2.5 16 3.4
DARE 1,449 2.3 15 1.0 14 1.0 27 1.9 81 5.6 254 17.5 224 15.5 154 10.6 164 11.3 253 17.5 187 12.9 45 3.1 31 2.1
DAVIDSON 756 1.2 39 5.2 55 7.3 52 6.9 15 2.0 96 12.7 77 10.2 75 9.9 73 9.7 80 10.6 72 9.5 42 5.6 80 10.6
DAVIE 186 0.3 7 3.8 13 7.0 21 11.3 15 8.1 17 9.1 19 10.2 14 7.5 19 10.2 16 8.6 19 10.2 8 4.3 18 9.7
DUPLIN 333 0.5 17 5.1 30 9.0 25 7.5 19 5.7 28 8.4 25 7.5 32 9.6 33 9.9 27 8.1 35 10.5 30 9.0 32 9.6
DURHAM 1,540 2.5 94 6.1 92 6.0 98 6.4 135 8.8 175 11.4 175 11.4 145 9.4 125 8.1 145 9.4 148 9.6 108 7.0 100 6.5
EDGECOMBE 322 0.5 11 3.4 36 11.2 18 5.6 22 6.8 41 12.7 42 13.0 22 6.8 32 9.9 33 10.2 27 8.4 17 5.3 21 6.5
FORSYTH 1,743 2.8 82 4.7 89 5.1 112 6.4 137 7.9 240 13.8 199 11.4 140 8.0 168 9.6 161 9.2 198 11.4 102 5.9 115 6.6
FRANKLIN 313 0.5 17 5.4 19 6.1 16 5.1 24 7.7 43 13.7 35 11.2 13 4.2 38 12.1 25 8.0 26 8.3 26 8.3 31 9.9
GASTON 1,208 1.9 66 5.5 92 7.6 80 6.6 109 9.0 135 11.2 120 9.9 89 7.4 107 8.9 113 9.4 121 10.0 82 6.8 94 7.8
GATES 58 0.1 3 5.2 2 3.4 2 3.4 5 8.6 9 15.5 9 15.5 6 10.3 2 3.4 5 8.6 6 10.3 4 6.9 5 8.6
GRAHAM 76 0.1 4 5.3 5 6.6 5 6.6 8 10.5 3 3.9 10 13.2 5 6.6 8 10.5 5 6.6 13 17.1 4 5.3 6 7.9
GRANVILLE 235 0.4 14 6.0 13 5.5 11 4.7 22 9.4 25 10.6 32 13.6 24 10.2 14 6.0 23 9.8 23 9.8 17 7.2 17 7.2
GREENE 94 0.2 4 4.3 14 14.9 4 4.3 6 6.4 11 11.7 13 13.8 9 9.6 6 6.4 9 9.6 10 10.6 3 3.2 5 5.3
GUILFORD 2,875 4.6 136 4.7 156 5.4 182 6.3 241 8.4 348 12.1 328 11.4 252 8.8 255 8.9 321 11.2 279 9.7 183 6.4 194 6.7
HALIFAX 271 0.4 15 5.5 13 4.8 26 9.6 28 10.3 36 13.3 25 9.2 28 10.3 22 8.1 29 10.7 19 7.0 10 3.7 20 7.4
HARNETT 593 0.9 27 4.6 41 6.9 50 8.4 47 7.9 78 13.2 58 9.8 52 8.8 49 8.3 54 9.1 52 8.8 35 5.9 50 8.4
HAYWOOD 710 1.1 32 4.5 49 6.9 43 6.1 47 6.6 63 8.9 103 14.5 60 8.5 60 8.5 74 10.4 100 14.1 39 5.5 40 5.6
HENDERSON 622 1.0 23 3.7 37 5.9 41 6.6 59 9.5 83 13.3 75 12.1 57 9.2 48 7.7 59 9.5 64 10.3 37 5.9 39 6.3
HERTFORD 115 0.2 7 6.1 12 10.4 10 8.7 12 10.4 9 7.8 9 7.8 10 8.7 15 13.0 8 7.0 7 6.1 8 7.0 8 7.0
HOKE 256 0.4 10 3.9 24 9.4 21 8.2 25 9.8 26 10.2 25 9.8 20 7.8 22 8.6 18 7.0 27 10.5 15 5.9 23 9.0
HYDE 105 0.2 1 1.0 6 5.7 2 1.9 7 6.7 18 17.1 8 7.6 9 8.6 13 12.4 16 15.2 15 14.3 7 6.7 3 2.9
IREDELL 952 1.5 48 5.0 62 6.5 54 5.7 96 10.1 94 9.9 107 11.2 96 10.1 82 8.6 93 9.8 101 10.6 51 5.4 68 7.1
JACKSON 266 0.4 11 4.1 19 7.1 18 6.8 20 7.5 29 10.9 25 9.4 15 5.6 32 12.0 26 9.8 41 15.4 15 5.6 15 5.6
JOHNSTON 915 1.5 59 6.4 58 6.3 68 7.4 76 8.3 113 12.3 85 9.3 80 8.7 75 8.2 92 10.1 90 9.8 46 5.0 73 8.0
JONES 38 0.1 3 7.9 3 7.9 3 7.9 3 7.9 4 10.5 1 2.6 8 21.1 4 10.5 1 2.6 5 13.2 2 5.3 1 2.6
LEE 388 0.6 20 5.2 24 6.2 31 8.0 42 10.8 38 9.8 34 8.8 32 8.2 44 11.3 27 7.0 35 9.0 26 6.7 35 9.0
LENOIR 307 0.5 25 8.1 27 8.8 24 7.8 27 8.8 45 14.7 22 7.2 25 8.1 29 9.4 27 8.8 22 7.2 16 5.2 18 5.9
LINCOLN 502 0.8 24 4.8 40 8.0 26 5.2 35 7.0 63 12.5 53 10.6 47 9.4 30 6.0 52 10.4 49 9.8 34 6.8 49 9.8
MCDOWELL 315 0.5 12 3.8 28 8.9 17 5.4 23 7.3 32 10.2 39 12.4 33 10.5 31 9.8 23 7.3 34 10.8 18 5.7 25 7.9
MACON 269 0.4 12 4.5 8 3.0 20 7.4 15 5.6 28 10.4 34 12.6 24 8.9 16 5.9 34 12.6 34 12.6 19 7.1 25 9.3
MADISON 203 0.3 6 3.0 14 6.9 14 6.9 17 8.4 18 8.9 29 14.3 10 4.9 18 8.9 27 13.3 32 15.8 12 5.9 6 3.0
MARTIN 137 0.2 5 3.6 17 12.4 12 8.8 14 10.2 14 10.2 17 12.4 8 5.8 9 6.6 12 8.8 13 9.5 12 8.8 4 2.9
MECKLENBURG 4,953 7.9 254 5.1 320 6.5 329 6.6 445 9.0 600 12.1 518 10.5 401 8.1 471 9.5 475 9.6 519 10.5 320 6.5 301 6.1
MITCHELL 104 0.2 6 5.8 11 10.6 6 5.8 6 5.8 12 11.5 11 10.6 12 11.5 13 12.5 7 6.7 9 8.7 1 1.0 10 9.6
MONTGOMERY 156 0.2 6 3.8 13 8.3 9 5.8 17 10.9 17 10.9 16 10.3 14 9.0 11 7.1 17 10.9 12 7.7 13 8.3 11 7.1
MOORE 554 0.9 27 4.9 38 6.9 39 7.0 46 8.3 57 10.3 49 8.8 65 11.7 51 9.2 47 8.5 58 10.5 36 6.5 41 7.4
NASH 488 0.8 22 4.5 40 8.2 31 6.4 39 8.0 56 11.5 49 10.0 47 9.6 45 9.2 42 8.6 56 11.5 22 4.5 39 8.0
NEW HANOVER 1,918 3.1 85 4.4 104 5.4 121 6.3 178 9.3 230 12.0 219 11.4 177 9.2 177 9.2 211 11.0 226 11.8 101 5.3 89 4.6
NORTHAMPTON 72 0.1 5 6.9 8 11.1 3 4.2 4 5.6 9 12.5 17 23.6 10 13.9 3 4.2 4 5.6 3 4.2 2 2.8 4 5.6
ONSLOW 3,045 4.9 204 6.7 244 8.0 228 7.5 269 8.8 304 10.0 253 8.3 287 9.4 273 9.0 276 9.1 262 8.6 245 8.0 200 6.6
ORANGE 732 1.2 39 5.3 42 5.7 35 4.8 49 6.7 95 13.0 74 10.1 59 8.1 77 10.5 65 8.9 89 12.2 56 7.7 52 7.1
PAMLICO 82 0.1 5 6.1 5 6.1 5 6.1 9 11.0 11 13.4 9 11.0 8 9.8 9 11.0 5 6.1 9 11.0 1 1.2 6 7.3
PASQUOTANK 270 0.4 19 7.0 16 5.9 13 4.8 23 8.5 32 11.9 31 11.5 13 4.8 35 13.0 27 10.0 22 8.1 13 4.8 26 9.6
PENDER 351 0.6 11 3.1 19 5.4 26 7.4 37 10.5 41 11.7 36 10.3 35 10.0 36 10.3 37 10.5 41 11.7 16 4.6 16 4.6
PERQUIMANS 86 0.1 2 2.3 9 10.5 2 2.3 5 5.8 15 17.4 8 9.3 10 11.6 6 7.0 12 14.0 5 5.8 5 5.8 7 8.1
PERSON 194 0.3 6 3.1 9 4.6 10 5.2 13 6.7 23 11.9 25 12.9 19 9.8 26 13.4 24 12.4 17 8.8 9 4.6 13 6.7
PITT 816 1.3 37 4.5 48 5.9 62 7.6 69 8.5 92 11.3 99 12.1 79 9.7 78 9.6 64 7.8 85 10.4 50 6.1 53 6.5
POLK 106 0.2 3 2.8 4 3.8 5 4.7 5 4.7 17 16.0 14 13.2 6 5.7 11 10.4 13 12.3 9 8.5 10 9.4 9 8.5
RANDOLPH 685 1.1 37 5.4 57 8.3 40 5.8 70 10.2 72 10.5 79 11.5 60 8.8 64 9.3 60 8.8 54 7.9 42 6.1 50 7.3
RICHMOND 261 0.4 21 8.0 24 9.2 14 5.4 25 9.6 31 11.9 24 9.2 17 6.5 22 8.4 19 7.3 34 13.0 13 5.0 17 6.5
ROBESON 467 0.7 23 4.9 43 9.2 30 6.4 43 9.2 45 9.6 43 9.2 52 11.1 32 6.9 40 8.6 43 9.2 39 8.4 34 7.3
ROCKINGHAM 570 0.9 23 4.0 49 8.6 37 6.5 45 7.9 65 11.4 54 9.5 51 8.9 60 10.5 61 10.7 60 10.5 28 4.9 37 6.5
ROWAN 772 1.2 30 3.9 61 7.9 52 6.7 67 8.7 102 13.2 71 9.2 67 8.7 69 8.9 66 8.5 85 11.0 42 5.4 60 7.8
RUTHERFORD 585 0.9 24 4.1 40 6.8 30 5.1 55 9.4 79 13.5 64 10.9 51 8.7 47 8.0 62 10.6 73 12.5 27 4.6 33 5.6
SAMPSON 385 0.6 24 6.2 31 8.1 23 6.0 35 9.1 53 13.8 35 9.1 29 7.5 36 9.4 27 7.0 33 8.6 34 8.8 25 6.5
SCOTLAND 225 0.4 17 7.6 24 10.7 22 9.8 18 8.0 24 10.7 20 8.9 24 10.7 19 8.4 15 6.7 15 6.7 12 5.3 15 6.7
STANLY 412 0.7 15 3.6 28 6.8 19 4.6 43 10.4 46 11.2 57 13.8 28 6.8 36 8.7 45 10.9 57 13.8 16 3.9 22 5.3
STOKES 237 0.4 12 5.1 11 4.6 15 6.3 28 11.8 28 11.8 23 9.7 23 9.7 20 8.4 24 10.1 29 12.2 9 3.8 15 6.3
SURRY 532 0.8 30 5.6 29 5.5 27 5.1 37 7.0 55 10.3 58 10.9 53 10.0 61 11.5 65 12.2 60 11.3 31 5.8 26 4.9
SWAIN 191 0.3 6 3.1 8 4.2 15 7.9 17 8.9 16 8.4 22 11.5 21 11.0 13 6.8 19 9.9 19 9.9 18 9.4 17 8.9
TRANSYLVANIA 201 0.3 7 3.5 14 7.0 15 7.5 13 6.5 35 17.4 26 12.9 20 10.0 9 4.5 21 10.4 19 9.5 16 8.0 6 3.0
TYRRELL 26 0.0 1 3.8 3 11.5 3 11.5 1 3.8 2 7.7 2 7.7 1 3.8 2 7.7 4 15.4 4 15.4 1 3.8 2 7.7
UNION 701 1.1 35 5.0 48 6.8 43 6.1 77 11.0 74 10.6 69 9.8 57 8.1 62 8.8 52 7.4 75 10.7 50 7.1 59 8.4
VANCE 237 0.4 6 2.5 17 7.2 12 5.1 21 8.9 35 14.8 27 11.4 25 10.5 19 8.0 16 6.8 23 9.7 13 5.5 23 9.7
WAKE 4,634 7.4 221 4.8 280 6.0 317 6.8 398 8.6 526 11.4 516 11.1 392 8.5 422 9.1 436 9.4 494 10.7 297 6.4 335 7.2
WARREN 106 0.2 4 3.8 4 3.8 5 4.7 12 11.3 18 17.0 10 9.4 10 9.4 12 11.3 11 10.4 10 9.4 4 3.8 6 5.7
WASHINGTON 55 0.1 3 5.5 6 10.9 3 5.5 5 9.1 7 12.7 12 21.8 6 10.9 3 5.5 4 7.3 2 3.6 2 3.6 2 3.6
WATAUGA 485 0.8 27 5.6 28 5.8 28 5.8 18 3.7 47 9.7 65 13.4 53 10.9 44 9.1 39 8.0 67 13.8 29 6.0 40 8.2
WAYNE 840 1.3 43 5.1 84 10.0 59 7.0 60 7.1 83 9.9 79 9.4 68 8.1 82 9.8 68 8.1 71 8.5 68 8.1 75 8.9
WILKES 492 0.8 30 6.1 36 7.3 31 6.3 35 7.1 47 9.6 56 11.4 44 8.9 47 9.6 51 10.4 46 9.3 32 6.5 37 7.5
WILSON 441 0.7 18 4.1 40 9.1 26 5.9 41 9.3 44 10.0 45 10.2 37 8.4 44 10.0 34 7.7 53 12.0 26 5.9 33 7.5
YADKIN 263 0.4 12 4.6 23 8.7 15 5.7 24 9.1 31 11.8 25 9.5 26 9.9 21 8.0 17 6.5 28 10.6 21 8.0 20 7.6
YANCEY 129 0.2 6 4.7 9 7.0 9 7.0 7 5.4 12 9.3 22 17.1 13 10.1 16 12.4 11 8.5 11 8.5 5 3.9 8 6.2

Prepared By NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics