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%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-29.988272%-29.988272%30%29.988272%6.223969%36.212241%36%39,563,94839.6M45,477,83045.5M-46.394064%-46.394064%46%46.394064%3.422116%49.816179%50%61,208,33961.2M62,562,59562.6M-11.380058%-3.239645%-14.619703%15%11.380058%11.380058%11%19,287,97919.3M14,291,86214.3M-2.591522%-6.406440%-8.997962%9%2.591522%2.591522%3%11,871,13711.9M3,254,6123.25M

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%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-29.988272%-29.988272%30%29.988272%6.223969%36.212241%36%39,563,94839.6M45,477,83045.5M-43.902027%-43.902027%44%43.902027%3.003516%46.905543%47%57,920,56057.9M58,907,21758.9M-1.763851%-0.629056%-2.392907%2%1.763851%1.763851%2%3,156,9963.16M2,215,1662.22M-2.492037%-2.492037%2%2.492037%0.418600%2.910636%3%3,287,7793.29M3,655,3783.66M-2.591522%-6.406440%-8.997962%9%2.591522%2.591522%3%11,871,13711.9M3,254,6123.25M-9.616207%-2.610589%-12.226796%12%9.616207%9.616207%10%16,130,98316.1M12,076,69612.1M

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1714.581%14.6%53.918%53.9%37.476%37.5%70.457%70.5%54.258%54.3%72.660%72.7%60.094%60.1%69.197%69.2%61.251%61.3%66.202%66.2%61.583%61.6%64.056%64.1%62.379%62.4%63.904%63.9%62.714%62.7%63.331%63.3%61.076%61.1%59.227%59.2%54.207%54.2%48.363%48.4%36.147%36.1%27.248%27.2%12.510%12.5%7.542%7.54%2.264%2.26%1.256%1.26%0.558%0.56%0.509%0.51%

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 177.800%7.80%6.465%6.47%12.744%12.7%9.992%9.99%19.273%19.3%15.013%15.0%22.124%22.1%18.243%18.2%22.768%22.8%19.259%19.3%22.887%22.9%19.129%19.1%21.872%21.9%17.743%17.7%19.344%19.3%15.091%15.1%15.750%15.8%11.953%12.0%11.259%11.3%7.990%7.99%6.253%6.25%3.897%3.90%1.807%1.81%0.858%0.86%0.183%0.18%0.089%0.09%0.153%0.15%0.134%0.13%

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 174.547%4.55%4.014%4.01%4.453%4.45%4.138%4.14%5.774%5.77%5.954%5.95%8.235%8.24%9.523%9.52%9.936%9.94%12.471%12.5%12.050%12.1%15.513%15.5%13.643%13.6%17.573%17.6%16.771%16.8%21.136%21.1%22.445%22.4%28.529%28.5%34.125%34.1%43.476%43.5%57.388%57.4%68.754%68.8%85.604%85.6%91.553%91.6%97.513%97.5%98.628%98.6%99.263%99.3%99.329%99.3%

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1773.071%73.1%35.603%35.6%45.328%45.3%15.414%15.4%20.696%20.7%6.374%6.37%9.547%9.55%3.036%3.04%6.045%6.04%2.068%2.07%3.479%3.48%1.302%1.30%2.107%2.11%0.781%0.78%1.171%1.17%0.442%0.44%0.728%0.73%0.291%0.29%0.408%0.41%0.171%0.17%0.212%0.21%0.100%0.10%0.079%0.08%0.047%0.05%0.039%0.04%0.027%0.03%0.026%0.03%0.028%0.03%

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%Count85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 171,693,2841.69M7,113,8147.11M16,566,91916.6M12,098,34312.1M13,552,19413.6M14,040,77714.0M13,322,04813.3M12,930,42512.9M12,049,31212.0M10,975,00511.0M6,957,3126.96M2,252,7582.25M151,746152k66,99767.0k

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%CountAsian2White1White HispanicOther2Mixed2Black2-31.075139%-1.227492%-5.153514%-37.456145%37%58.040953%4.502902%62.543855%63%13,761,96913.8M-27.497734%-1.503107%-11.839085%-40.839926%41%52.464224%6.695849%59.160074%59%166,118,169166M-39.828659%-3.166008%-8.730185%-51.724851%52%44.624326%3.650823%48.275149%48%26,452,33726.5M-43.683693%-3.474691%-8.388056%-55.546440%56%41.276992%3.176567%44.453560%44%13,696,01013.7M-50.607227%-2.348082%-10.054102%-63.009411%63%33.774374%3.216215%36.990589%37%5,840,8105.84M-49.328840%-3.967824%-11.963014%-65.259678%65%29.070650%5.669672%34.740322%35%31,649,00731.6M

Map of Marital Status by State in the United States

Married Marital Status by State#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
43.5%46.0%48.5%51.0%53.4%56.0%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by State#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
10.3%11.6%12.8%14.0%15.3%16.5%

Widowed Marital Status by State#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
3.7%4.5%5.3%6.1%6.9%7.8%

Never Married Marital Status by State#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
26.6%29.0%31.3%33.6%35.9%38.3%
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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 (%):
19%31%41%52%63%74%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
1%7%13%18%24%30%

Widowed Marital Status by County#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
0.8%4.1%7.4%10.6%13.8%17.1%

Never Married Marital Status by County#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
10%22%34%46%58%70%
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Marital Status by Place in the United States

There are 29,322 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 383,899.

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#San JoseColorado SpgsVirginia BchUnited StatesMesaWichitaEl PasoOklahoma CityFort WorthArlingtonOmahaSan DiegoJacksonvilleTulsaLas VegasCharlotteAlbuquerqueSan AntonioLouisvilleHoustonPhoenixPortlandRaleighSeattleSacramentoFresnoAustinNashville-DavidsonDallasKansas CityNew YorkSan FranciscoDenverIndianapolisLos AngelesOaklandLong BeachColumbusTucsonChicagoMiamiMinneapolisMemphisMilwaukeePhiladelphiaBostonWashingtonAtlantaBaltimoreClevelandDetroit50.903201%50.903201%51%412,320412k150.736762%50.736762%51%182,422182k250.005906%50.005906%50%182,041182k348.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.775129%47.775129%48%179,151179k446.960737%46.960737%47%142,222142k546.558929%46.558929%47%243,560244k646.457813%46.457813%46%224,637225k745.965381%45.965381%46%283,816284k845.908243%45.908243%46%138,019138k944.590793%44.590793%45%155,967156k1043.516736%43.516736%44%494,945495k1142.699143%42.699143%43%294,107294k1242.656314%42.656314%43%134,875135k1342.608360%42.608360%43%208,922209k1442.506557%42.506557%43%272,436272k1542.199784%42.199784%42%189,112189k1642.018657%42.018657%42%474,981475k1741.770669%41.770669%42%206,505207k1841.456165%41.456165%41%728,595729k1941.434087%41.434087%41%499,057499k2040.860277%40.860277%41%213,754214k2140.742721%40.742721%41%146,301146k2240.588351%40.588351%41%235,410235k2340.158552%40.158552%40%155,820156k2439.918085%39.918085%40%154,477154k2539.907888%39.907888%40%295,567296k2639.869326%39.869326%40%209,119209k2739.852215%39.852215%40%397,215397k2839.694400%39.694400%40%150,023150k2939.360285%39.360285%39%2,736,5012.74M3039.306154%39.306154%39%295,734296k3139.068367%39.068367%39%212,453212k3238.533886%38.533886%39%257,789258k3338.528315%38.528315%39%1,238,0031.24M3438.272065%38.272065%38%130,316130k3538.043816%38.043816%38%143,386143k3636.461222%36.461222%36%245,648246k3735.666535%35.666535%36%153,920154k3834.991275%34.991275%35%774,654775k3934.130003%34.130003%34%124,981125k4034.058799%34.058799%34%114,098114k4131.639052%31.639052%32%163,211163k4230.116551%30.116551%30%140,104140k4329.523746%29.523746%30%374,491374k4429.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k4528.183356%28.183356%28%157,791158k4626.937102%26.937102%27%102,973103k4726.884245%26.884245%27%136,972137k4825.309060%25.309060%25%79,70079.7k4922.633004%22.633004%23%122,402122k50