Marital Status in the Midwest (Region)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
Female Male
United States
Midwest
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0% 50% F M Never Married Married Separated/Divorced Widowed -28.166951% -29.119027% -28.166951% 28% 28.166951% 6.077695% 29.119027% 6.328312% 34.244646% 34% 7,787,639 7.79M 9,011,255 9.01M -48.552371% -47.039456% -48.552371% 49% 48.552371% 3.235481% 47.039456% 3.584616% 51.787852% 52% 13,423,829 13.4M 13,627,635 13.6M -11.361703% -2.451232% -11.381595% -3.213297% -13.812935% 14% 11.361703% 11.381595% 11.361703% 11% 3,819,020 3.82M 2,989,758 2.99M -2.605799% -6.861944% -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.467743% 9% 2.605799% 2.546995% 2.605799% 3% 2,617,655 2.62M 685,699 686k

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
Female Male
United States
Midwest
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40% 20% 0% 20% 40% F M Never Married Now Married Separated Absent Spouse Widowed Divorced -28.166951% -29.119027% -28.166951% 28% 28.166951% 6.077695% 29.119027% 6.328312% 34.244646% 34% 7,787,639 7.79M 9,011,255 9.01M -46.839649% -44.661935% -46.839649% 47% 46.839649% 2.928928% 44.661935% 3.113241% 49.768577% 50% 12,950,293 13.0M 13,096,276 13.1M -1.328131% -0.431832% -1.839776% -0.675859% -1.759963% 2% 1.328131% 1.839776% 1.328131% 1% 486,597 487k 349,489 349k -1.712723% -2.377521% -1.712723% 2% 1.712723% 0.306552% 2.377521% 0.471375% 2.019275% 2% 473,536 474k 531,359 531k -2.605799% -6.861944% -2.546995% -6.699631% -9.467743% 9% 2.605799% 2.546995% 2.605799% 3% 2,617,655 2.62M 685,699 686k -10.033572% -2.019400% -9.541818% -2.537437% -12.052972% 12% 10.033572% 9.541818% 10.033572% 10% 3,332,423 3.33M 2,640,269 2.64M

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
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 14.007% 14.0% 53.940% 53.9% 37.744% 37.7% 70.970% 71.0% 56.568% 56.6% 75.310% 75.3% 63.348% 63.3% 73.061% 73.1% 64.850% 64.8% 69.211% 69.2% 64.859% 64.9% 66.115% 66.1% 64.991% 65.0% 64.290% 64.3% 64.834% 64.8% 64.491% 64.5% 64.027% 64.0% 62.014% 62.0% 58.221% 58.2% 52.999% 53.0% 41.330% 41.3% 31.608% 31.6% 13.185% 13.2% 7.590% 7.59% 1.924% 1.92% 0.906% 0.91% 0.346% 0.35% 0.278% 0.28%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
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 5.760% 5.76% 4.920% 4.92% 10.030% 10.0% 8.014% 8.01% 16.797% 16.8% 13.070% 13.1% 20.268% 20.3% 16.673% 16.7% 20.844% 20.8% 18.520% 18.5% 21.324% 21.3% 19.177% 19.2% 21.093% 21.1% 18.741% 18.7% 19.431% 19.4% 16.098% 16.1% 16.484% 16.5% 13.089% 13.1% 12.156% 12.2% 8.847% 8.85% 6.936% 6.94% 4.266% 4.27% 1.925% 1.92% 0.859% 0.86% 0.167% 0.17% 0.073% 0.07% 0.136% 0.14% 0.129% 0.13%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
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 4.314% 4.31% 4.016% 4.02% 3.882% 3.88% 4.117% 4.12% 4.803% 4.80% 5.063% 5.06% 6.665% 6.66% 7.514% 7.51% 8.503% 8.50% 10.348% 10.3% 10.519% 10.5% 13.500% 13.5% 11.926% 11.9% 16.218% 16.2% 14.614% 14.6% 18.988% 19.0% 18.848% 18.8% 24.632% 24.6% 29.235% 29.2% 38.028% 38.0% 51.556% 51.6% 64.059% 64.1% 84.830% 84.8% 91.518% 91.5% 97.865% 97.9% 99.006% 99.0% 99.501% 99.5% 99.582% 99.6%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
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 75.919% 75.9% 37.124% 37.1% 48.344% 48.3% 16.899% 16.9% 21.832% 21.8% 6.557% 6.56% 9.719% 9.72% 2.753% 2.75% 5.802% 5.80% 1.921% 1.92% 3.299% 3.30% 1.207% 1.21% 1.991% 1.99% 0.751% 0.75% 1.121% 1.12% 0.423% 0.42% 0.641% 0.64% 0.265% 0.27% 0.388% 0.39% 0.127% 0.13% 0.178% 0.18% 0.066% 0.07% 0.061% 0.06% 0.033% 0.03% 0.043% 0.04% 0.015% 0.01% 0.018% 0.02% 0.010% 0.01%

The Married by Age#8

Percentage of age cohort. Gray areas represent percentile bands from the regions.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
Midwest
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 - 17 361,760 362k 1,543,298 1.54M 3,236,415 3.24M 2,613,682 2.61M 3,033,593 3.03M 3,269,217 3.27M 3,080,282 3.08M 2,838,162 2.84M 2,582,271 2.58M 2,374,723 2.37M 1,599,529 1.60M 482,562 483k 27,311 27.3k 8,659

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and the Midwest
Midwest
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 -32.584076% -1.040402% -4.292867% -31.030707% -1.263386% -5.084866% -37.917345% 38% 58.778626% 3.304030% 58.203104% 4.417937% 62.082655% 62% 1,425,411 1.43M -27.275575% -1.180559% -11.323246% -26.892399% -1.564516% -11.636695% -39.779380% 40% 53.641843% 6.578777% 53.113324% 6.793066% 60.220620% 60% 43,022,513 43.0M -41.399227% -2.568301% -7.771345% -39.033948% -3.346900% -8.510416% -51.738872% 52% 45.568591% 2.692536% 45.495120% 3.613616% 48.261128% 48% 2,000,233 2.00M -42.040570% -3.022020% -9.026855% -43.035180% -3.627227% -8.266063% -54.089445% 54% 43.217219% 2.693336% 42.048497% 3.023033% 45.910555% 46% 1,382,486 1.38M -52.824442% -2.228297% -10.517574% -48.870104% -2.580320% -10.360529% -65.570312% 66% 31.330249% 3.099439% 34.830162% 3.358885% 34.429688% 34% 815,825 816k -51.910207% -3.800210% -12.676979% -48.498347% -4.320239% -11.951709% -68.387396% 68% 25.790111% 5.822493% 29.392654% 5.837051% 31.612604% 32% 5,316,022 5.32M

Map of Marital Status by State in the Midwest

Married Marital Status by State#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
48.2%49.3%50.3%51.4%52.4%53.5%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by State#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
10.0%10.9%11.6%12.4%13.2%14.0%

Widowed Marital Status by State#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
5.21%5.49%5.76%6.03%6.30%6.58%

Never Married Marital Status by State#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
28.0%29.3%30.5%31.7%32.9%34.2%
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Map of Marital Status by County in the Midwest

Married Marital Status by County#14

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
23%34%44%55%65%76%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
2.1%6.6%11.0%15.5%19.9%24.4%

Widowed Marital Status by County#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
2.8%5.4%8.0%10.5%13.1%15.7%

Never Married Marital Status by County#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
10%21%31%41%51%61%
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Marital Status by Place in the Midwest

There are 9,703 places in the Midwest. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 97,140.

Married by Place#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected places in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% Count # Naperville Olathe Overland Park Sterling Hts Rochester Dearborn Aurora Elgin Midwest Sioux Falls Joliet United States Wichita Lincoln Independence Cedar Rapids Fort Wayne Warren Omaha Green Bay Topeka Kenosha Davenport Des Moines Springfield Fargo Rockford Peoria Evansville Kansas City Kansas City Indianapolis Madison St. Paul South Bend Springfield Grand Rapids Columbus Columbia Lansing Toledo Akron Chicago Ann Arbor Minneapolis Milwaukee St. Louis Cincinnati Flint Dayton Cleveland Detroit 61.713178% 61.713178% 62% 68,443 68.4k 1 59.231995% 59.231995% 59% 56,887 56.9k 2 55.997531% 55.997531% 56% 78,933 78.9k 3 53.818788% 53.818788% 54% 58,092 58.1k 4 53.139916% 53.139916% 53% 45,424 45.4k 5 51.945854% 51.945854% 52% 37,761 37.8k 6 51.206909% 51.206909% 51% 75,119 75.1k 7 50.259825% 50.259825% 50% 41,589 41.6k 8 50.130126% 50.130126% 50% 27,051,464 27.1M 49.734811% 49.734811% 50% 61,796 61.8k 9 49.261217% 49.261217% 49% 54,510 54.5k 10 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 47.276779% 47.276779% 47% 140,647 141k 11 46.706400% 46.706400% 47% 98,742 98.7k 12 46.107460% 46.107460% 46% 43,353 43.4k 13 45.992074% 45.992074% 46% 47,347 47.3k 14 45.743839% 45.743839% 46% 90,791 90.8k 15 44.609386% 44.609386% 45% 48,742 48.7k 16 44.387549% 44.387549% 44% 148,056 148k 17 44.380795% 44.380795% 44% 36,955 37.0k 18 43.946193% 43.946193% 44% 44,561 44.6k 19 43.866987% 43.866987% 44% 34,193 34.2k 20 43.852091% 43.852091% 44% 35,115 35.1k 21 43.532727% 43.532727% 44% 70,126 70.1k 22 42.855174% 42.855174% 43% 40,421 40.4k 23 42.059747% 42.059747% 42% 37,789 37.8k 24 41.125282% 41.125282% 41% 48,724 48.7k 25 40.783579% 40.783579% 41% 37,235 37.2k 26 40.578291% 40.578291% 41% 39,365 39.4k 27 40.540137% 40.540137% 41% 149,480 149k 28 40.030221% 40.030221% 40% 44,506 44.5k 29 39.933205% 39.933205% 40% 261,497 261k 30 38.794933% 38.794933% 39% 78,223 78.2k 31 38.412338% 38.412338% 38% 87,201 87.2k 32 38.108820% 38.108820% 38% 29,662 29.7k 33 37.784428% 37.784428% 38% 51,643 51.6k 34 37.607352% 37.607352% 38% 56,226 56.2k 35 36.884195% 36.884195% 37% 236,978 237k 36 36.350271% 36.350271% 36% 33,873 33.9k 37 36.246803% 36.246803% 36% 33,168 33.2k 38 35.255865% 35.255865% 35% 80,780 80.8k 39 35.084414% 35.084414% 35% 56,421 56.4k 40 34.909607% 34.909607% 35% 765,619 766k 41 33.286533% 33.286533% 33% 33,903 33.9k 42 33.044607% 33.044607% 33% 106,133 106k 43 30.545770% 30.545770% 31% 141,068 141k 44 28.722387% 28.722387% 29% 75,672 75.7k 45 27.924864% 27.924864% 28% 67,240 67.2k 46 26.936291% 26.936291% 27% 21,326 21.3k 47 26.031070% 26.031070% 26% 30,681 30.7k 48 25.550237% 25.550237% 26% 80,971 81.0k 49 23.336518% 23.336518% 23% 129,934 130k 50

Marital Status by Metro Area in the Midwest

There are 289 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the Midwest (279 fully and 10 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Midwest, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 189,809.

Married by Metro Area#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the Midwest, selected metro areas in the Midwest, and entities that contain the Midwest
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count # Rochester Appleton Area Fayetteville Des Moines Sioux Falls Green Bay Elkhart Area Grand Rapids Topeka Area Peoria Area Cedar Rapids Springfield Minneapolis Omaha Area Evansville Wichita Area Fort Wayne Davenport St. Cloud Huntington Kansas City Canton Area Racine Area Midwest Madison Area Cincinnati Rockford Area Springfield Indianapolis Duluth Area Lincoln Area St. Louis United States Louisville Fargo Area Columbus Area South Bend Youngstown Akron Area Chicago Area Kalamazoo Detroit Area Milwaukee Dayton Area Saginaw Area Cleveland Lansing Area Toledo Area Flint Area Lafayette Ann Arbor Champaign 57.446447% 57.446447% 57% 94,639 94.6k 1 56.971618% 56.971618% 57% 102,615 103k 2 55.056262% 55.056262% 55% 202,416 202k 3 54.010009% 54.010009% 54% 245,314 245k 4 53.916685% 53.916685% 54% 98,495 98.5k 5 53.822033% 53.822033% 54% 132,681 133k 6 53.454692% 53.454692% 53% 81,017 81.0k 7 53.148468% 53.148468% 53% 418,482 418k 8 52.617314% 52.617314% 53% 97,844 97.8k 9 52.291768% 52.291768% 52% 159,595 160k 10 52.214319% 52.214319% 52% 108,493 108k 11 52.173412% 52.173412% 52% 185,789 186k 12 51.761854% 51.761854% 52% 1,394,645 1.39M 13 51.758762% 51.758762% 52% 354,032 354k 14 51.662205% 51.662205% 52% 130,445 130k 15 51.614812% 51.614812% 52% 253,789 254k 16 51.455925% 51.455925% 51% 168,495 168k 17 51.265260% 51.265260% 51% 157,350 157k 18 51.256331% 51.256331% 51% 78,333 78.3k 19 51.163304% 51.163304% 51% 153,054 153k 20 51.090220% 51.090220% 51% 815,193 815k 21 50.896091% 50.896091% 51% 167,781 168k 22 50.290273% 50.290273% 50% 78,223 78.2k 23 50.130126% 50.130126% 50% 27,051,464 27.1M 50.069099% 50.069099% 50% 251,075 251k 24 49.798643% 49.798643% 50% 840,500 841k 25 49.531743% 49.531743% 50% 136,402 136k 26 49.509386% 49.509386% 50% 84,212 84.2k 27 49.390450% 49.390450% 49% 741,566 742k 28 49.184706% 49.184706% 49% 114,562 115k 29 49.152150% 49.152150% 49% 121,163 121k 30 49.118852% 49.118852% 49% 1,106,243 1.11M 31 48.785996% 48.785996% 49% 122,161,506 122M 48.452944% 48.452944% 48% 485,201 485k 32 48.252188% 48.252188% 48% 83,705 83.7k 33 48.191866% 48.191866% 48% 737,950 738k 34 48.119939% 48.119939% 48% 122,881 123k 35 47.919316% 47.919316% 48% 222,740 223k 36 47.684128% 47.684128% 48% 276,330 276k 37 47.511830% 47.511830% 48% 3,590,364 3.59M 38 46.949848% 46.949848% 47% 124,865 125k 39 46.930315% 46.930315% 47% 1,625,102 1.63M 40 46.884842% 46.884842% 47% 584,601 585k 41 46.811412% 46.811412% 47% 305,488 305k 42 46.100396% 46.100396% 46% 74,572 74.6k 43 45.985618% 45.985618% 46% 775,776 776k 44 45.883892% 45.883892% 46% 175,421 175k 45 45.250594% 45.250594% 45% 222,918 223k 46 45.119390% 45.119390% 45% 152,074 152k 47 44.496419% 44.496419% 44% 74,863 74.9k 48 44.265158% 44.265158% 44% 128,276 128k 49 42.307297% 42.307297% 42% 82,374 82.4k 50