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%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-28.973950%-29.988272%-28.973950%29%28.973950%6.102947%29.988272%6.223969%35.076896%35%8,100,2088.10M9,373,4049.37M-47.982733%-46.394064%-47.982733%48%47.982733%2.849526%46.394064%3.422116%50.832259%51%13,414,46813.4M13,583,62213.6M-11.428734%-2.427720%-11.380058%-3.239645%-13.856454%14%11.428734%11.380058%11.428734%11%3,873,8303.87M3,054,0373.05M-2.662111%-6.524753%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.186863%9%2.662111%2.591522%2.662111%3%2,568,3592.57M711,381711k

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%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-28.973950%-29.988272%-28.973950%29%28.973950%6.102947%29.988272%6.223969%35.076896%35%8,100,2088.10M9,373,4049.37M-46.181348%-43.902027%-46.181348%46%46.181348%2.554576%43.902027%3.003516%48.735924%49%12,910,85712.9M13,023,43013.0M-1.277398%-0.393490%-1.763851%-0.629056%-1.670888%2%1.277398%1.763851%1.277398%1%467,128467k341,352341k-1.801386%-2.492037%-1.801386%2%1.801386%0.294949%2.492037%0.418600%2.096335%2%503,611504k560,192560k-2.662111%-6.524753%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.186863%9%2.662111%2.591522%2.662111%3%2,568,3592.57M711,381711k-10.151336%-2.034229%-9.616207%-2.610589%-12.185565%12%10.151336%9.616207%10.151336%10%3,406,7023.41M2,712,6852.71M

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1714.808%14.8%53.651%53.7%39.090%39.1%70.938%70.9%56.615%56.6%73.770%73.8%63.018%63.0%70.388%70.4%64.017%64.0%66.867%66.9%64.154%64.2%64.628%64.6%64.389%64.4%64.229%64.2%64.057%64.1%63.606%63.6%63.073%63.1%60.851%60.9%57.058%57.1%51.112%51.1%38.617%38.6%28.835%28.8%11.750%11.8%6.802%6.80%1.682%1.68%1.013%1.01%0.498%0.50%0.451%0.45%

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 176.912%6.91%5.692%5.69%11.764%11.8%9.020%9.02%17.983%18.0%14.243%14.2%20.341%20.3%17.642%17.6%21.090%21.1%19.161%19.2%21.732%21.7%19.363%19.4%21.129%21.1%18.271%18.3%19.082%19.1%15.926%15.9%15.424%15.4%12.406%12.4%10.916%10.9%8.051%8.05%5.906%5.91%3.758%3.76%1.619%1.62%0.698%0.70%0.178%0.18%0.072%0.07%0.152%0.15%0.130%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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 174.279%4.28%3.961%3.96%3.967%3.97%4.114%4.11%5.373%5.37%5.704%5.70%7.754%7.75%9.105%9.11%9.414%9.41%12.013%12.0%10.900%10.9%14.784%14.8%12.581%12.6%16.769%16.8%15.778%15.8%20.074%20.1%20.864%20.9%26.489%26.5%31.654%31.7%40.698%40.7%55.296%55.3%67.337%67.3%86.574%86.6%92.462%92.5%98.107%98.1%98.896%98.9%99.323%99.3%99.394%99.4%

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%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1774.001%74.0%36.695%36.7%45.179%45.2%15.928%15.9%20.029%20.0%6.283%6.28%8.887%8.89%2.866%2.87%5.479%5.48%1.958%1.96%3.213%3.21%1.225%1.23%1.901%1.90%0.731%0.73%1.083%1.08%0.393%0.39%0.640%0.64%0.254%0.25%0.371%0.37%0.139%0.14%0.182%0.18%0.070%0.07%0.057%0.06%0.038%0.04%0.033%0.03%0.019%0.02%0.027%0.03%0.025%0.02%

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%Count85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 17390,899391k1,594,1611.59M3,627,5253.63M2,759,0352.76M3,096,5813.10M3,126,7343.13M2,835,6322.84M2,678,0932.68M2,542,5912.54M2,376,9742.38M1,490,3441.49M441,699442k24,95325.0k12,86912.9k

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%CountAsian2White1White HispanicOther2Mixed2Black2-33.135330%-1.019953%-4.303214%-31.075139%-1.227492%-5.153514%-38.458497%38%58.214398%3.327104%58.040953%4.502902%61.541503%62%1,601,1521.60M-27.905917%-1.132735%-11.538892%-27.497734%-1.503107%-11.839085%-40.577544%41%52.946187%6.476269%52.464224%6.695849%59.422456%59%43,096,31243.1M-41.986613%-2.442165%-7.985401%-39.828659%-3.166008%-8.730185%-52.414179%52%44.790612%2.795209%44.624326%3.650823%47.585821%48%2,195,7572.20M-42.825513%-3.010027%-9.088982%-43.683693%-3.474691%-8.388056%-54.924522%55%42.289378%2.786100%41.276992%3.176567%45.075478%45%1,429,4891.43M-54.757257%-2.030084%-10.192426%-50.607227%-2.348082%-10.054102%-66.979767%67%30.078245%2.941989%33.774374%3.216215%33.020233%33%930,799931k-52.948026%-3.472926%-12.486859%-49.328840%-3.967824%-11.963014%-68.907811%69%25.436839%5.655350%29.070650%5.669672%31.092189%31%5,425,8005.43M

Map of Marital Status by State in the Midwest

Married Marital Status by State#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
47.7%48.8%49.8%50.8%51.8%52.9%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by State#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
10.3%11.1%11.9%12.6%13.4%14.2%

Widowed Marital Status by State#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
5.14%5.40%5.65%5.90%6.16%6.42%

Never Married Marital Status by State#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
28.9%30.1%31.3%32.5%33.7%35.0%
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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 (%):
21%32%42%53%63%74%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
4.7%7.8%11.0%14.1%17.3%20.4%

Widowed Marital Status by County#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
2.5%4.8%7.1%9.4%11.7%14.0%

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 9,721 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 95,520.

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#NapervilleOlatheOverland ParkSterling HtsRochesterDearbornAuroraElginMidwestSioux FallsUnited StatesJolietWichitaCedar RapidsLincolnIndependenceFort WayneOmahaDavenportTopekaWarrenGreen BayKenoshaDes MoinesSpringfieldKansas CityFargoRockfordPeoriaEvansvilleKansas CityIndianapolisSt. PaulMadisonColumbiaSpringfieldSouth BendColumbusGrand RapidsChicagoToledoAkronAnn ArborMinneapolisLansingMilwaukeeSt. LouisDaytonCincinnatiFlintClevelandDetroit61.513224%61.513224%62%70,49670.5k158.380892%58.380892%58%58,51458.5k254.645675%54.645675%55%81,04581.0k352.718032%52.718032%53%58,09058.1k451.682510%51.682510%52%45,72345.7k551.453715%51.453715%51%36,95237.0k650.044698%50.044698%50%75,01575.0k749.709732%49.709732%50%42,72842.7k849.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M48.258003%48.258003%48%63,82763.8k948.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.017098%47.017098%47%52,96153.0k1046.960737%46.960737%47%142,222142k1146.926723%46.926723%47%49,10649.1k1245.744744%45.744744%46%100,713101k1345.106661%45.106661%45%42,77642.8k1444.887773%44.887773%45%91,73491.7k1544.590793%44.590793%45%155,967156k1644.356789%44.356789%44%36,32236.3k1743.918641%43.918641%44%44,89144.9k1843.342243%43.342243%43%47,67347.7k1942.753606%42.753606%43%35,45335.5k2042.350792%42.350792%42%33,14533.1k2141.807960%41.807960%42%69,97970.0k2241.611134%41.611134%42%39,52639.5k2341.257350%41.257350%41%46,87046.9k2440.918685%40.918685%41%39,35639.4k2540.199285%40.199285%40%47,32347.3k2640.061360%40.061360%40%36,56236.6k2739.912742%39.912742%40%39,06339.1k2839.694400%39.694400%40%150,023150k2938.533886%38.533886%39%257,789258k3038.434697%38.434697%38%89,54989.5k3138.016793%38.016793%38%79,77979.8k3237.720988%37.720988%38%37,21137.2k3336.861011%36.861011%37%51,51451.5k3436.650599%36.650599%37%28,28428.3k3536.461222%36.461222%36%245,648246k3636.138338%36.138338%36%55,67455.7k3734.991275%34.991275%35%774,654775k3834.263033%34.263033%34%77,25877.3k3934.246812%34.246812%34%55,61155.6k4034.182653%34.182653%34%35,72635.7k4134.058799%34.058799%34%114,098114k4233.703380%33.703380%34%30,81530.8k4330.116551%30.116551%30%140,104140k4428.610312%28.610312%29%74,84274.8k4528.095242%28.095242%28%32,24832.2k4627.737366%27.737366%28%66,88266.9k4725.754990%25.754990%26%19,92219.9k4825.309060%25.309060%25%79,70079.7k4922.633004%22.633004%23%122,402122k50

Marital Status by Metro Area in the Midwest

There are 293 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the Midwest (283 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 193,118.

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#RochesterAppleton AreaFayettevilleCedar RapidsSioux FallsGreen BayDes MoinesElkhart AreaTopeka AreaGrand RapidsPeoria AreaMinneapolisWichita AreaOmaha AreaDavenportEvansvilleSpringfieldKansas CityFort WayneCanton AreaRacine AreaHuntingtonSt. CloudMidwestCincinnatiMadison AreaRockford AreaSt. LouisIndianapolisSpringfieldLincoln AreaUnited StatesFargo AreaDuluth AreaYoungstownSouth BendColumbus AreaLouisvilleAkron AreaChicago AreaDayton AreaMilwaukeeDetroit AreaKalamazooClevelandSaginaw AreaFlint AreaLansing AreaToledo AreaAnn ArborLafayetteChampaign56.766257%56.766257%57%95,60895.6k156.138632%56.138632%56%103,683104k254.495407%54.495407%54%214,210214k353.081648%53.081648%53%112,609113k452.838419%52.838419%53%101,873102k552.812848%52.812848%53%133,316133k652.660855%52.660855%53%252,493252k751.868118%51.868118%52%80,07480.1k851.777659%51.777659%52%96,64396.6k951.652328%51.652328%52%421,780422k1051.498776%51.498776%51%156,959157k1151.415664%51.415664%51%1,432,1541.43M1251.260192%51.260192%51%256,445256k1351.141169%51.141169%51%361,879362k1451.094532%51.094532%51%158,134158k1550.593625%50.593625%51%129,206129k1650.583512%50.583512%51%185,339185k1750.401929%50.401929%50%826,323826k1850.387597%50.387597%50%168,610169k1949.898559%49.898559%50%165,031165k2049.747996%49.747996%50%77,87877.9k2149.551222%49.551222%50%147,623148k2249.481002%49.481002%49%76,93976.9k2349.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M49.235990%49.235990%49%845,379845k2449.182082%49.182082%49%256,037256k2549.015766%49.015766%49%134,338134k2648.395550%48.395550%48%1,101,2181.10M2748.313743%48.313743%48%750,826751k2848.307584%48.307584%48%82,70582.7k2948.288792%48.288792%48%123,755124k3048.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.839565%47.839565%48%88,27588.3k3147.765178%47.765178%48%111,493111k3247.670249%47.670249%48%219,327219k3347.512839%47.512839%48%122,213122k3447.460346%47.460346%47%756,021756k3547.198100%47.198100%47%484,817485k3647.022487%47.022487%47%273,661274k3746.935192%46.935192%47%3,593,1563.59M3846.594602%46.594602%47%304,704305k3946.501081%46.501081%47%587,231587k4046.299539%46.299539%46%1,616,4721.62M4145.930890%45.930890%46%124,746125k4245.300554%45.300554%45%766,407766k4345.290602%45.290602%45%72,45572.5k4445.119330%45.119330%45%150,505151k4544.325600%44.325600%44%172,396172k4644.068813%44.068813%44%216,845217k4744.034752%44.034752%44%132,287132k4842.448205%42.448205%42%74,02574.0k4941.976722%41.976722%42%83,23983.2k50