Marital Status in North Carolina (State)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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0% 50% F M Never Married Married Separated/Divorced Widowed -27.510793% -29.119027% -27.510793% 28% 27.510793% 5.893680% 29.119027% 6.328312% 33.404473% 33% 1,105,338 1.11M 1,246,210 1.25M -47.429834% -47.039456% -47.429834% 47% 47.429834% 4.598382% 47.039456% 3.584616% 52.028216% 52% 1,905,652 1.91M 1,941,000 1.94M -12.026640% -3.280016% -11.381595% -3.213297% -15.306655% 15% 12.026640% 11.381595% 12.026640% 12% 614,996 615k 448,674 449k -2.540671% -7.212047% -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.752718% 10% 2.540671% 2.546995% 2.540671% 3% 391,848 392k 94,784 94.8k

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
Female Male
United States
North Carolina
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% F M Never Married Now Married Separated Absent Spouse Widowed Divorced -27.510793% -29.119027% -27.510793% 28% 27.510793% 5.893680% 29.119027% 6.328312% 33.404473% 33% 1,105,338 1.11M 1,246,210 1.25M -45.334750% -44.661935% -45.334750% 45% 45.334750% 4.125936% 44.661935% 3.113241% 49.460686% 49% 1,821,475 1.82M 1,845,214 1.85M -2.754949% -0.720879% -1.839776% -0.675859% -3.475828% 3% 2.754949% 1.839776% 2.754949% 3% 139,653 140k 102,778 103k -2.095084% -2.377521% -2.095084% 2% 2.095084% 0.472445% 2.377521% 0.471375% 2.567529% 3% 84,177 84.2k 95,786 95.8k -2.540671% -7.212047% -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.752718% 10% 2.540671% 2.546995% 2.540671% 3% 391,848 392k 94,784 94.8k -9.271691% -2.559137% -9.541818% -2.537437% -11.830827% 12% 9.271691% 9.541818% 9.271691% 9% 475,343 475k 345,896 346k

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
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 13.192% 13.2% 53.649% 53.6% 35.314% 35.3% 72.618% 72.6% 54.565% 54.6% 75.665% 75.7% 61.377% 61.4% 72.953% 73.0% 61.410% 61.4% 68.979% 69.0% 61.934% 61.9% 64.959% 65.0% 61.235% 61.2% 63.919% 63.9% 61.906% 61.9% 64.433% 64.4% 60.156% 60.2% 61.417% 61.4% 55.230% 55.2% 51.833% 51.8% 41.688% 41.7% 33.109% 33.1% 16.729% 16.7% 11.615% 11.6% 3.483% 3.48% 1.676% 1.68% 0.679% 0.68% 0.424% 0.42%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
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 5.405% 5.40% 4.505% 4.50% 9.585% 9.58% 8.039% 8.04% 16.941% 16.9% 13.397% 13.4% 21.666% 21.7% 17.389% 17.4% 23.613% 23.6% 18.866% 18.9% 23.322% 23.3% 20.598% 20.6% 23.725% 23.7% 19.432% 19.4% 21.665% 21.7% 16.921% 16.9% 18.420% 18.4% 13.973% 14.0% 13.815% 13.8% 9.813% 9.81% 7.966% 7.97% 5.556% 5.56% 2.799% 2.80% 1.490% 1.49% 0.178% 0.18% 0.048% 0.05% 0.112% 0.11% 0.099% 0.10%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
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 3.496% 3.50% 2.595% 2.60% 3.387% 3.39% 3.024% 3.02% 3.850% 3.85% 4.029% 4.03% 5.737% 5.74% 6.323% 6.32% 8.099% 8.10% 9.922% 9.92% 10.531% 10.5% 13.199% 13.2% 12.480% 12.5% 15.722% 15.7% 15.006% 15.0% 18.159% 18.2% 20.614% 20.6% 24.318% 24.3% 30.555% 30.6% 38.164% 38.2% 50.046% 50.0% 61.280% 61.3% 80.404% 80.4% 86.830% 86.8% 96.320% 96.3% 98.256% 98.3% 99.138% 99.1% 99.473% 99.5%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
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 77.907% 77.9% 39.251% 39.3% 51.714% 51.7% 16.318% 16.3% 24.644% 24.6% 6.909% 6.91% 11.220% 11.2% 3.335% 3.34% 6.878% 6.88% 2.233% 2.23% 4.214% 4.21% 1.244% 1.24% 2.561% 2.56% 0.927% 0.93% 1.424% 1.42% 0.487% 0.49% 0.811% 0.81% 0.292% 0.29% 0.400% 0.40% 0.190% 0.19% 0.301% 0.30% 0.054% 0.05% 0.068% 0.07% 0.066% 0.07% 0.019% 0.02% 0.020% 0.02% 0.071% 0.07% 0.004% 0.00%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the states.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
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 38,747 38.7k 203,027 203k 477,432 477k 370,465 370k 401,752 402k 428,908 429k 430,809 431k 430,122 430k 389,513 390k 335,935 336k 234,379 234k 96,383 96.4k 7,106 2,074

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and North Carolina
North Carolina
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60% 40% 20% 0% 20% 40% 60% Count Asian 2 White 1 White Hispanic Other 2 Black 2 Mixed 2 -29.101640% -1.074560% -4.235165% -31.030707% -1.263386% -5.084866% -34.411365% 34% 62.391575% 3.197060% 58.203104% 4.417937% 65.588635% 66% 172,815 173k -24.101871% -2.537553% -10.913186% -26.892399% -1.564516% -11.636695% -37.552610% 38% 55.617449% 6.829940% 53.113324% 6.793066% 62.447390% 62% 5,231,378 5.23M -39.272116% -3.599119% -5.663358% -39.033948% -3.346900% -8.510416% -48.534594% 49% 49.470803% 1.994603% 45.495120% 3.613616% 51.465406% 51% 310,187 310k -42.370579% -4.145744% -7.128314% -43.035180% -3.627227% -8.266063% -53.644637% 54% 43.619392% 2.735971% 42.048497% 3.023033% 46.355363% 46% 290,756 291k -45.358105% -4.974237% -11.834700% -48.498347% -4.320239% -11.951709% -62.167043% 62% 31.330131% 6.502826% 29.392654% 5.837051% 37.832957% 38% 1,624,832 1.62M -49.260972% -3.192333% -10.480537% -48.870104% -2.580320% -10.360529% -62.933842% 63% 33.687381% 3.378777% 34.830162% 3.358885% 37.066158% 37% 118,534 119k

Map of Marital Status by County in North Carolina

Married Marital Status by County#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
38.1%42.7%47.3%51.9%56.5%61.1%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
7.7%9.8%11.8%13.8%15.8%17.9%

Widowed Marital Status by County#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
3.8%5.4%6.9%8.4%9.9%11.5%

Never Married Marital Status by County#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
16%23%29%35%41%48%
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Marital Status by Place in North Carolina

There are 738 places in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 18,126.

Married by Place#14

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected places in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 20% 40% 60% Count # Holly Springs Wake Forest Indian Trail Huntersville Apex Morrisville Mint Hill Cary Clemmons Matthews Fuquay-Varina Cornelius Havelock Mooresville Concord Kernersville Garner N Carolina United States South Jacksonville Monroe South Atlantic Kannapolis Fayetteville New Bern Burlington Asheboro Gastonia Sanford Charlotte High Point Wilson Carrboro Lenoir Thomasville Shelby Hickory Lexington Winston-Salem Statesville Raleigh Durham Greensboro Wilmington Asheville Rocky Mount Goldsboro Lumberton Chapel Hill Salisbury Kinston Elizabeth City Greenville 69.016322% 69.016322% 69% 12,601 12.6k 1 64.652125% 64.652125% 65% 14,998 15.0k 2 63.909095% 63.909095% 64% 15,551 15.6k 3 62.728427% 62.728427% 63% 22,724 22.7k 4 62.164832% 62.164832% 62% 17,620 17.6k 5 61.776114% 61.776114% 62% 9,078 6 61.159420% 61.159420% 61% 11,394 11.4k 7 61.097535% 61.097535% 61% 66,757 66.8k 8 59.930716% 59.930716% 60% 8,823 9 59.372185% 59.372185% 59% 13,183 13.2k 10 57.637741% 57.637741% 58% 8,369 11 54.298310% 54.298310% 54% 11,085 11.1k 12 53.994370% 53.994370% 54% 8,631 13 53.726589% 53.726589% 54% 13,999 14.0k 14 53.506056% 53.506056% 54% 33,353 33.4k 15 53.373870% 53.373870% 53% 9,919 16 50.481339% 50.481339% 50% 10,645 10.6k 17 49.643815% 49.643815% 50% 3,846,652 3.85M 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 48.708847% 48.708847% 49% 45,238,698 45.2M 48.435062% 48.435062% 48% 26,385 26.4k 18 48.383019% 48.383019% 48% 11,864 11.9k 19 48.064557% 48.064557% 48% 23,622,776 23.6M 47.622438% 47.622438% 48% 16,054 16.1k 20 45.664411% 45.664411% 46% 72,279 72.3k 21 45.326234% 45.326234% 45% 10,726 10.7k 22 44.463410% 44.463410% 44% 18,234 18.2k 23 44.088063% 44.088063% 44% 8,591 24 43.759253% 43.759253% 44% 24,829 24.8k 25 43.378093% 43.378093% 43% 9,433 26 43.218293% 43.218293% 43% 258,142 258k 27 42.821318% 42.821318% 43% 35,859 35.9k 28 42.202188% 42.202188% 42% 16,431 16.4k 29 42.009916% 42.009916% 42% 6,609 30 41.879131% 41.879131% 42% 6,209 31 41.696760% 41.696760% 42% 8,660 32 41.578400% 41.578400% 42% 6,791 33 41.428703% 41.428703% 41% 13,507 13.5k 34 41.201658% 41.201658% 41% 6,062 35 41.097274% 41.097274% 41% 75,702 75.7k 36 40.898333% 40.898333% 41% 7,776 37 40.819741% 40.819741% 41% 135,644 136k 38 40.779525% 40.779525% 41% 77,068 77.1k 39 39.173735% 39.173735% 39% 86,970 87.0k 40 38.534287% 38.534287% 39% 35,408 35.4k 41 38.197899% 38.197899% 38% 26,949 26.9k 42 38.024595% 38.024595% 38% 17,532 17.5k 43 37.241547% 37.241547% 37% 10,717 10.7k 44 36.472946% 36.472946% 36% 6,188 45 36.141911% 36.141911% 36% 18,286 18.3k 46 35.919680% 35.919680% 36% 9,606 47 32.877887% 32.877887% 33% 5,751 48 31.761047% 31.761047% 32% 4,902 49 30.022291% 30.022291% 30% 21,819 21.8k 50

Marital Status by Metro Area in North Carolina

There are 41 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within North Carolina (38 fully and 3 partially). This section compares all 41 of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina.

Married by Metro Area#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected metro areas in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 20% 40% Count # Pinehurst Brevard Area North Wilkesboro Mount Airy Forest City Jacksonville New Bern Area Myrtle Beach Morehead City Washington Raleigh Area Asheville Kill Devil Hills Albemarle Winston Area Dunn Area Hickory Area Charlotte Shelby Area Elizabeth City Burlington Sanford Area N Carolina Marion Area United States South Fayetteville South Atlantic Virginia Beach Greensboro Goldsboro Wilmington Oxford Area Wilson Area Durham Area Cullowhee Rocky Mount Kinston Area Rockingham Boone Area Henderson Greenville Roanoke Rapids Lumberton Laurinburg 57.449644% 57.449644% 57% 42,241 42.2k 1 56.595141% 56.595141% 57% 15,957 16.0k 2 56.131026% 56.131026% 56% 31,787 31.8k 3 55.038447% 55.038447% 55% 32,782 32.8k 4 53.952326% 53.952326% 54% 29,786 29.8k 5 53.922159% 53.922159% 54% 75,257 75.3k 6 53.861627% 53.861627% 54% 55,694 55.7k 7 53.217425% 53.217425% 53% 172,359 172k 8 53.144599% 53.144599% 53% 30,167 30.2k 9 53.101552% 53.101552% 53% 20,665 20.7k 10 52.527328% 52.527328% 53% 477,891 478k 11 52.188707% 52.188707% 52% 186,810 187k 12 51.710473% 51.710473% 52% 16,703 16.7k 13 51.468297% 51.468297% 51% 25,431 25.4k 14 51.230570% 51.230570% 51% 265,443 265k 15 51.163327% 51.163327% 51% 46,553 46.6k 16 50.606774% 50.606774% 51% 150,459 150k 17 50.476768% 50.476768% 50% 900,024 900k 18 50.204288% 50.204288% 50% 39,812 39.8k 19 50.064202% 50.064202% 50% 26,123 26.1k 20 49.878846% 49.878846% 50% 61,343 61.3k 21 49.692865% 49.692865% 50% 22,894 22.9k 22 49.643815% 49.643815% 50% 3,846,652 3.85M 49.459897% 49.459897% 49% 18,315 18.3k 23 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 48.708847% 48.708847% 49% 45,238,698 45.2M 48.224914% 48.224914% 48% 137,903 138k 24 48.064557% 48.064557% 48% 23,622,776 23.6M 47.653496% 47.653496% 48% 649,703 650k 25 47.631995% 47.631995% 48% 281,165 281k 26 47.538391% 47.538391% 48% 46,590 46.6k 27 47.444237% 47.444237% 47% 102,332 102k 28 46.781515% 46.781515% 47% 22,159 22.2k 29 46.574583% 46.574583% 47% 30,246 30.2k 30 45.891755% 45.891755% 46% 193,699 194k 31 45.236435% 45.236435% 45% 15,574 15.6k 32 44.706123% 44.706123% 45% 54,575 54.6k 33 43.786586% 43.786586% 44% 20,944 20.9k 34 43.255801% 43.255801% 43% 16,105 16.1k 35 40.848209% 40.848209% 41% 18,695 18.7k 36 40.197256% 40.197256% 40% 14,387 14.4k 37 39.862493% 39.862493% 40% 55,196 55.2k 38 39.547932% 39.547932% 40% 24,670 24.7k 39 39.095173% 39.095173% 39% 40,926 40.9k 40 38.132955% 38.132955% 38% 11,025 11.0k 41

Marital Status by County in North Carolina

There are 100 counties in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 56,049.

Married by County#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected counties in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Count # Union Chatham Henderson Brunswick Haywood Lincoln Moore Wilkes Cabarrus Franklin Surry Johnston Iredell Randolph Craven Davidson Rutherford Onslow Carteret Wake Stanly Harnett Catawba Caldwell Rowan Rockingham Cleveland Alamance Lee N Carolina Gaston United States South Burke South Atlantic Cumberland Buncombe Duplin Wayne Forsyth Granville Sampson Wilson Nash New Hanover Mecklenburg Columbus Guilford Orange Lenoir Durham Edgecombe Pitt Robeson 60.847943% 60.847943% 61% 94,091 94.1k 1 59.295936% 59.295936% 59% 31,616 31.6k 2 58.380850% 58.380850% 58% 52,217 52.2k 3 58.310046% 58.310046% 58% 54,461 54.5k 4 57.650246% 57.650246% 58% 28,730 28.7k 5 57.528721% 57.528721% 58% 36,655 36.7k 6 57.449644% 57.449644% 57% 42,241 42.2k 7 56.131026% 56.131026% 56% 31,787 31.8k 8 55.601110% 55.601110% 56% 78,114 78.1k 9 55.354157% 55.354157% 55% 27,149 27.1k 10 55.038447% 55.038447% 55% 32,782 32.8k 11 55.031878% 55.031878% 55% 73,024 73.0k 12 54.563808% 54.563808% 55% 70,001 70.0k 13 54.412270% 54.412270% 54% 61,802 61.8k 14 54.242066% 54.242066% 54% 45,412 45.4k 15 54.090352% 54.090352% 54% 71,085 71.1k 16 53.952326% 53.952326% 54% 29,786 29.8k 17 53.922159% 53.922159% 54% 75,257 75.3k 18 53.144599% 53.144599% 53% 30,167 30.2k 19 51.880421% 51.880421% 52% 377,718 378k 20 51.468297% 51.468297% 51% 25,431 25.4k 21 51.163327% 51.163327% 51% 46,553 46.6k 22 50.725115% 50.725115% 51% 63,134 63.1k 23 50.654272% 50.654272% 51% 34,220 34.2k 24 50.388466% 50.388466% 50% 56,165 56.2k 25 50.287341% 50.287341% 50% 38,502 38.5k 26 50.204288% 50.204288% 50% 39,812 39.8k 27 49.878846% 49.878846% 50% 61,343 61.3k 28 49.692865% 49.692865% 50% 22,894 22.9k 29 49.643815% 49.643815% 50% 3,846,652 3.85M 49.330127% 49.330127% 49% 82,257 82.3k 30 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 48.708847% 48.708847% 49% 45,238,698 45.2M 48.464177% 48.464177% 48% 36,305 36.3k 31 48.064557% 48.064557% 48% 23,622,776 23.6M 47.984367% 47.984367% 48% 119,828 120k 32 47.945934% 47.945934% 48% 96,484 96.5k 33 47.719140% 47.719140% 48% 22,271 22.3k 34 47.538391% 47.538391% 48% 46,590 46.6k 35 47.353608% 47.353608% 47% 134,095 134k 36 46.781515% 46.781515% 47% 22,159 22.2k 37 46.727931% 46.727931% 47% 23,492 23.5k 38 46.574583% 46.574583% 47% 30,246 30.2k 39 46.427460% 46.427460% 46% 35,803 35.8k 40 45.843399% 45.843399% 46% 78,946 78.9k 41 45.767844% 45.767844% 46% 341,305 341k 42 45.335638% 45.335638% 45% 21,247 21.2k 43 45.199317% 45.199317% 45% 180,861 181k 44 44.856900% 44.856900% 45% 50,656 50.7k 45 43.786586% 43.786586% 44% 20,944 20.9k 46 43.038195% 43.038195% 43% 96,375 96.4k 47 41.753598% 41.753598% 42% 18,772 18.8k 48 39.862493% 39.862493% 40% 55,196 55.2k 49 39.095173% 39.095173% 39% 40,926 40.9k 50

Marital Status by County Subdivision in North Carolina

There are 1,041 county subdivisions in North Carolina. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, North Carolina, and other entities that contain or substantially overlap with North Carolina. The least populous of the compared county subdivisions has a population of 31,521.

Married by County Subdivision#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of North Carolina, selected county subdivisions in North Carolina, and entities that contain North Carolina