Marital Status in the United States

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
0% 50% F M Never Married Married Separated/Divorced Widowed -29.119027% -29.119027% 29% 29.119027% 6.328312% 35.447338% 35% 37,388,400 37.4M 43,247,274 43.2M -47.039456% -47.039456% 47% 47.039456% 3.584616% 50.624072% 51% 60,397,966 60.4M 61,763,540 61.8M -11.381595% -3.213297% -14.594892% 15% 11.381595% 11.381595% 11% 18,739,625 18.7M 13,886,034 13.9M -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.246626% 9% 2.546995% 2.546995% 3% 11,872,531 11.9M 3,107,443 3.11M

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
40% 20% 0% 20% 40% F M Never Married Now Married Separated Absent Spouse Widowed Divorced -29.119027% -29.119027% 29% 29.119027% 6.328312% 35.447338% 35% 37,388,400 37.4M 43,247,274 43.2M -44.661935% -44.661935% 45% 44.661935% 3.113241% 47.775175% 48% 57,345,264 57.3M 58,287,764 58.3M -1.839776% -0.675859% -2.515636% 3% 1.839776% 1.839776% 2% 3,230,039 3.23M 2,244,606 2.24M -2.377521% -2.377521% 2% 2.377521% 0.471375% 2.848897% 3% 3,052,702 3.05M 3,475,776 3.48M -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.246626% 9% 2.546995% 2.546995% 3% 11,872,531 11.9M 3,107,443 3.11M -9.541818% -2.537437% -12.079256% 12% 9.541818% 9.541818% 10% 15,509,586 15.5M 11,641,428 11.6M

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 13.952% 14.0% 53.991% 54.0% 36.162% 36.2% 70.435% 70.4% 54.149% 54.1% 74.058% 74.1% 60.655% 60.7% 71.574% 71.6% 62.090% 62.1% 68.071% 68.1% 62.373% 62.4% 65.213% 65.2% 62.695% 62.7% 63.896% 63.9% 63.195% 63.2% 63.644% 63.6% 62.160% 62.2% 60.651% 60.7% 55.807% 55.8% 50.557% 50.6% 39.084% 39.1% 29.996% 30.0% 14.287% 14.3% 8.524% 8.52% 2.683% 2.68% 1.237% 1.24% 0.493% 0.49% 0.350% 0.35%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 6.581% 6.58% 5.592% 5.59% 11.110% 11.1% 8.988% 8.99% 18.019% 18.0% 13.965% 14.0% 21.858% 21.9% 17.460% 17.5% 22.598% 22.6% 18.891% 18.9% 22.679% 22.7% 19.189% 19.2% 22.092% 22.1% 18.095% 18.1% 19.797% 19.8% 15.550% 15.6% 16.565% 16.6% 12.631% 12.6% 12.410% 12.4% 8.776% 8.78% 7.302% 7.30% 4.512% 4.51% 2.232% 2.23% 1.053% 1.05% 0.220% 0.22% 0.094% 0.09% 0.130% 0.13% 0.146% 0.15%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 4.583% 4.58% 3.884% 3.88% 4.286% 4.29% 4.063% 4.06% 5.152% 5.15% 5.302% 5.30% 7.195% 7.19% 7.983% 7.98% 9.052% 9.05% 11.027% 11.0% 11.230% 11.2% 14.323% 14.3% 12.972% 13.0% 17.213% 17.2% 15.776% 15.8% 20.329% 20.3% 20.530% 20.5% 26.422% 26.4% 31.345% 31.3% 40.494% 40.5% 53.382% 53.4% 65.401% 65.4% 83.399% 83.4% 90.382% 90.4% 97.054% 97.1% 98.646% 98.6% 99.351% 99.4% 99.486% 99.5%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States
Female
Male
0% 20% 40% 60% F M 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 74.885% 74.9% 36.533% 36.5% 48.441% 48.4% 16.514% 16.5% 22.681% 22.7% 6.675% 6.67% 10.292% 10.3% 2.983% 2.98% 6.261% 6.26% 2.011% 2.01% 3.717% 3.72% 1.275% 1.27% 2.241% 2.24% 0.796% 0.80% 1.233% 1.23% 0.477% 0.48% 0.745% 0.74% 0.296% 0.30% 0.438% 0.44% 0.173% 0.17% 0.233% 0.23% 0.091% 0.09% 0.081% 0.08% 0.040% 0.04% 0.042% 0.04% 0.023% 0.02% 0.027% 0.03% 0.019% 0.02%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States
United States
Percentile:
0th - 100th
10th - 90th
20th - 80th
30th - 70th
40th - 60th
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Count 85+ 75 - 84 65 - 74 60 - 64 55 - 59 50 - 54 45 - 49 40 - 44 35 - 39 30 - 34 25 - 29 20 - 24 18 - 19 15 - 17 1,540,446 1.54M 6,696,790 6.70M 14,561,166 14.6M 11,517,229 11.5M 13,104,965 13.1M 14,281,232 14.3M 13,993,038 14.0M 13,316,556 13.3M 12,205,596 12.2M 10,883,691 10.9M 7,327,205 7.33M 2,506,025 2.51M 174,149 174k 53,418 53.4k

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60% 40% 20% 0% 20% 40% 60% Count Asian 2 White 1 White Hispanic Other 2 Mixed 2 Black 2 -31.030707% -1.263386% -5.084866% -37.378959% 37% 58.203104% 4.417937% 62.621041% 63% 12,492,777 12.5M -26.892399% -1.564516% -11.636695% -40.093610% 40% 53.113324% 6.793066% 59.906390% 60% 164,937,306 165M -39.033948% -3.346900% -8.510416% -50.891264% 51% 45.495120% 3.613616% 49.108736% 49% 24,163,554 24.2M -43.035180% -3.627227% -8.266063% -54.928470% 55% 42.048497% 3.023033% 45.071530% 45% 13,167,139 13.2M -48.870104% -2.580320% -10.360529% -61.810953% 62% 34.830162% 3.358885% 38.189047% 38% 5,161,802 5.16M -48.498347% -4.320239% -11.951709% -64.770295% 65% 29.392654% 5.837051% 35.229705% 35% 30,480,235 30.5M

Map of Marital Status by State in the United States

Married Marital Status by State#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
44.8%47.2%49.6%51.9%54.2%56.6%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by State#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
10.0%11.4%12.6%13.9%15.1%16.4%

Widowed Marital Status by State#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
3.7%4.6%5.4%6.3%7.1%8.0%

Never Married Marital Status by State#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
25.5%27.9%30.3%32.7%35.1%37.5%
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Map of Marital Status by County in the United States

Married Marital Status by County#14

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
21%32%43%54%64%76%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
2.1%7.0%11.9%16.8%21.8%26.7%

Widowed Marital Status by County#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
1.1%5.0%8.9%12.8%16.8%20.7%

Never Married Marital Status by County#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
8%21%33%44%56%69%
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Marital Status by Place in the United States

There are 29,257 places in the United States. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 371,267.

Married by Place#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the United States and selected places in the United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count # Colorado Spgs San Jose Virginia Bch United States Mesa Oklahoma City Arlington El Paso Wichita Fort Worth Las Vegas Omaha Jacksonville San Antonio Albuquerque Tulsa Charlotte San Diego Phoenix Louisville Houston Fresno Raleigh Portland Kansas City Seattle Indianapolis Dallas Sacramento Austin Nashville-Davidson New York Denver Los Angeles San Francisco Long Beach Columbus Tucson Oakland Chicago Miami Minneapolis Memphis Milwaukee Philadelphia Boston Atlanta Baltimore Washington Cleveland Detroit 51.100409% 51.100409% 51% 172,748 173k 1 51.010549% 51.010549% 51% 392,795 393k 2 50.759240% 50.759240% 51% 180,476 180k 3 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 48.608390% 48.608390% 49% 171,941 172k 4 47.828063% 47.828063% 48% 220,947 221k 5 47.513057% 47.513057% 48% 136,190 136k 6 47.397783% 47.397783% 47% 239,337 239k 7 47.276779% 47.276779% 47% 140,647 141k 8 47.084130% 47.084130% 47% 268,800 269k 9 44.656775% 44.656775% 45% 209,756 210k 10 44.387549% 44.387549% 44% 148,056 148k 11 43.922787% 43.922787% 44% 292,300 292k 12 43.568781% 43.568781% 44% 461,308 461k 13 43.484990% 43.484990% 43% 191,337 191k 14 43.321415% 43.321415% 43% 135,460 135k 15 43.218293% 43.218293% 43% 258,142 258k 16 43.158573% 43.158573% 43% 469,996 470k 17 43.023084% 43.023084% 43% 486,977 487k 18 42.923884% 42.923884% 43% 207,919 208k 19 42.098179% 42.098179% 42% 704,617 705k 20 41.697969% 41.697969% 42% 156,412 156k 21 40.819741% 40.819741% 41% 135,644 136k 22 40.688020% 40.688020% 41% 202,973 203k 23 40.540137% 40.540137% 41% 149,480 149k 24 40.147900% 40.147900% 40% 217,325 217k 25 39.933205% 39.933205% 40% 261,497 261k 26 39.893393% 39.893393% 40% 378,700 379k 27 39.861695% 39.861695% 40% 149,699 150k 28 39.837432% 39.837432% 40% 270,781 271k 29 39.538189% 39.538189% 40% 198,063 198k 30 39.030574% 39.030574% 39% 2,650,304 2.65M 31 38.914097% 38.914097% 39% 196,566 197k 32 38.892145% 38.892145% 39% 1,209,529 1.21M 33 38.196005% 38.196005% 38% 277,015 277k 34 37.539800% 37.539800% 38% 139,478 139k 35 36.884195% 36.884195% 37% 236,978 237k 36 36.858586% 36.858586% 37% 156,318 156k 37 36.805070% 36.805070% 37% 120,092 120k 38 34.909607% 34.909607% 35% 765,619 766k 39 34.597238% 34.597238% 35% 118,791 119k 40 33.044607% 33.044607% 33% 106,133 106k 41 31.468392% 31.468392% 31% 161,076 161k 42 30.545770% 30.545770% 31% 141,068 141k 43 29.528438% 29.528438% 30% 369,223 369k 44 28.465637% 28.465637% 28% 154,333 154k 45 27.917069% 27.917069% 28% 101,124 101k 46 26.656116% 26.656116% 27% 135,919 136k 47 26.310004% 26.310004% 26% 139,543 140k 48 25.550237% 25.550237% 26% 80,971 81.0k 49 23.336518% 23.336518% 23% 129,934 130k 50