Marital Status in the Northeast (Region)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Female Male
United States
Northeast
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0%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-32.752083%-29.988272%-32.752083%33%32.752083%5.697082%29.988272%6.223969%38.449165%38%7,844,0057.84M8,567,3098.57M-44.690064%-46.394064%-44.690064%45%44.690064%4.425463%46.394064%3.422116%49.115526%49%10,703,10810.7M10,944,00610.9M-9.754386%-3.387538%-11.380058%-3.239645%-13.141924%13%9.754386%11.380058%9.754386%10%3,147,4433.15M2,173,4892.17M-2.680924%-6.735006%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.415930%9%2.680924%2.591522%2.680924%3%2,255,0812.26M597,368597k

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Female Male
United States
Northeast
Shaded bar tips show excess over facing bar.
40%20%0%20%40%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-32.752083%-29.988272%-32.752083%33%32.752083%5.697082%29.988272%6.223969%38.449165%38%7,844,0057.84M8,567,3098.57M-42.218970%-43.902027%-42.218970%42%42.218970%3.947652%43.902027%3.003516%46.166621%46%10,111,29010.1M10,286,92610.3M-1.753128%-0.667142%-1.763851%-0.629056%-2.420271%2%1.753128%1.763851%1.753128%2%579,646580k390,635391k-2.471094%-2.492037%-2.471094%2%2.471094%0.477811%2.492037%0.418600%2.948905%3%591,818592k657,080657k-2.680924%-6.735006%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.415930%9%2.680924%2.591522%2.680924%3%2,255,0812.26M597,368597k-8.001258%-2.720395%-9.616207%-2.610589%-10.721653%11%8.001258%9.616207%8.001258%8%2,567,7972.57M1,782,8541.78M

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1713.816%13.8%51.993%52.0%35.381%35.4%68.391%68.4%52.357%52.4%71.769%71.8%59.285%59.3%69.589%69.6%61.114%61.1%66.988%67.0%61.532%61.5%64.868%64.9%62.137%62.1%64.379%64.4%62.628%62.6%63.875%63.9%60.080%60.1%58.354%58.4%51.238%51.2%45.315%45.3%29.198%29.2%20.593%20.6%7.255%7.26%4.142%4.14%1.212%1.21%0.743%0.74%0.465%0.47%0.501%0.50%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Female
Male
0%5%10%15%20%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 176.927%6.93%5.755%5.75%12.118%12.1%9.564%9.56%18.752%18.8%14.012%14.0%20.660%20.7%16.170%16.2%21.055%21.1%16.922%16.9%20.873%20.9%16.686%16.7%20.035%20.0%15.228%15.2%16.637%16.6%11.937%11.9%12.857%12.9%9.078%9.08%8.492%8.49%5.510%5.51%3.858%3.86%2.171%2.17%0.821%0.82%0.394%0.39%0.106%0.11%0.077%0.08%0.109%0.11%0.119%0.12%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%80%100%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 176.945%6.95%5.839%5.84%7.007%7.01%5.953%5.95%8.497%8.50%7.937%7.94%10.989%11.0%11.505%11.5%12.305%12.3%14.221%14.2%14.451%14.5%17.315%17.3%15.938%15.9%19.739%19.7%19.790%19.8%23.805%23.8%26.479%26.5%32.320%32.3%40.014%40.0%49.065%49.1%66.792%66.8%77.145%77.1%91.867%91.9%95.437%95.4%98.643%98.6%99.144%99.1%99.400%99.4%99.352%99.4%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1772.312%72.3%36.413%36.4%45.494%45.5%16.092%16.1%20.394%20.4%6.281%6.28%9.065%9.07%2.736%2.74%5.525%5.53%1.869%1.87%3.144%3.14%1.131%1.13%1.890%1.89%0.654%0.65%0.945%0.95%0.384%0.38%0.584%0.58%0.248%0.25%0.256%0.26%0.110%0.11%0.152%0.15%0.090%0.09%0.057%0.06%0.027%0.03%0.039%0.04%0.036%0.04%0.026%0.03%0.028%0.03%

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 Northeast
Northeast
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 - 17338,568339k1,272,3901.27M2,918,2232.92M2,214,4952.21M2,541,6402.54M2,643,4122.64M2,476,8932.48M2,270,3322.27M2,006,7032.01M1,762,0211.76M955,870956k220,945221k15,32115.3k10,30110.3k

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and the Northeast
Northeast
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60%40%20%0%20%40%60%CountAsian2White1White HispanicOther2Mixed2Black2-31.902940%-1.144489%-3.881656%-31.075139%-1.227492%-5.153514%-36.929084%37%59.149203%3.921712%58.040953%4.502902%63.070916%63%2,868,4412.87M-30.594834%-1.489533%-9.977126%-27.497734%-1.503107%-11.839085%-42.061493%42%50.924787%7.013720%52.464224%6.695849%57.938507%58%31,738,87831.7M-44.236748%-3.546659%-9.108165%-39.828659%-3.166008%-8.730185%-56.891572%57%39.372230%3.736198%44.624326%3.650823%43.108428%43%2,916,5482.92M-48.389310%-4.554716%-8.539992%-43.683693%-3.474691%-8.388056%-61.484018%61%35.343649%3.172332%41.276992%3.176567%38.515982%39%2,471,0212.47M-53.680340%-2.906279%-8.440545%-50.607227%-2.348082%-10.054102%-65.027163%65%31.830519%3.142318%33.774374%3.216215%34.972837%35%915,948916k-52.775310%-4.173729%-9.748217%-49.328840%-3.967824%-11.963014%-66.697256%67%27.707113%5.595631%29.070650%5.669672%33.302744%33%5,320,9735.32M

Map of Marital Status by State in the Northeast

Married Marital Status by State#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
44.4%45.9%47.4%48.9%50.4%51.9%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by State#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
10.4%11.4%12.3%13.3%14.2%15.2%

Widowed Marital Status by State#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
5.49%5.77%6.05%6.33%6.60%6.89%

Never Married Marital Status by State#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
27.9%30.1%32.1%34.2%36.2%38.3%
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Map of Marital Status by County in the Northeast

Married Marital Status by County#14

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
29%36%42%48%54%60%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by County#15

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
8.1%10.2%12.3%14.4%16.5%18.7%

Widowed Marital Status by County#16

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
3.9%5.5%7.1%8.7%10.3%12.0%

Never Married Marital Status by County#17

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
21%28%34%41%48%55%
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Marital Status by Place in the Northeast

There are 4,274 places in the Northeast. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Northeast, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 71,389.

Married by Place#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the Northeast, selected places in the Northeast, and entities that contain the Northeast
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#NewtonToms RiverWarwickUnited StatesCliftonNashuaStamfordNorwalkNortheastNew RochelleDanburyQuincyCranstonCheektowagaYonkersJersey CityManchesterNew YorkLynnPawtucketFall RiverBrocktonScrantonBethlehemNew BedfordElizabethLowellWaterburyErieNew BritainWorcesterAllentownPatersonBridgeportLawrenceCambridgeSomervillePittsburghSpringfieldProvidenceReadingTrentonPhiladelphiaBostonNew HavenNewarkBuffaloSyracuseAlbanyHartfordRochesterCamden55.195022%55.195022%55%39,73639.7k152.312540%52.312540%52%38,01538.0k249.792229%49.792229%50%34,86934.9k348.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.926287%47.926287%48%33,73133.7k447.872782%47.872782%48%34,59034.6k547.708686%47.708686%48%49,87849.9k647.315482%47.315482%47%34,52834.5k746.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.538491%46.538491%47%30,49930.5k845.364071%45.364071%45%31,40631.4k945.010998%45.010998%45%36,21936.2k1044.426997%44.426997%44%30,27330.3k1143.283512%43.283512%43%27,62727.6k1242.240464%42.240464%42%69,21169.2k1341.874304%41.874304%42%89,86189.9k1440.787890%40.787890%41%37,61537.6k1539.360285%39.360285%39%2,736,5012.74M1639.097828%39.097828%39%28,20428.2k1738.517223%38.517223%39%22,24122.2k1837.852823%37.852823%38%27,85427.9k1937.149652%37.149652%37%27,64927.6k2036.625339%36.625339%37%23,21923.2k2136.466793%36.466793%36%23,17123.2k2236.379554%36.379554%36%28,04928.0k2336.185295%36.185295%36%35,78435.8k2435.774308%35.774308%36%31,75931.8k2535.527374%35.527374%36%30,48030.5k2635.400913%35.400913%35%28,60528.6k2735.129097%35.129097%35%20,59920.6k2834.956260%34.956260%35%53,26653.3k2933.802137%33.802137%34%31,50931.5k3033.269593%33.269593%33%37,92937.9k3133.142369%33.142369%33%38,76038.8k3232.811712%32.811712%33%20,17120.2k3331.922562%31.922562%32%31,26431.3k3431.327914%31.327914%31%22,39122.4k3530.957951%30.957951%31%81,90781.9k3630.829076%30.829076%31%37,17037.2k3730.080780%30.080780%30%43,68043.7k3829.643510%29.643510%30%19,45819.5k3929.607192%29.607192%30%19,79319.8k4029.523746%29.523746%30%374,491374k4129.130336%29.130336%29%165,206165k4228.087631%28.087631%28%29,78329.8k4328.027675%28.027675%28%61,89861.9k4427.953045%27.953045%28%58,60358.6k4526.741756%26.741756%27%31,48231.5k4624.528145%24.528145%25%20,65020.7k4724.360365%24.360365%24%24,02224.0k4823.919951%23.919951%24%40,19740.2k4922.034451%22.034451%22%12,16512.2k50

Marital Status by Metro Area in the Northeast

There are 93 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the Northeast (91 fully and 2 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Northeast, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 116,313.

Married by Metro Area#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the Northeast, selected metro areas in the Northeast, and entities that contain the Northeast
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#ChambersburgLancasterTorringtonBarnstable TownWatertownYork AreaLebanon AreaManchesterConcord AreaPortland AreaBridgeportHarrisburgClaremontAllentownAltoona AreaWilliamsportReading AreaPottsvilleEast StroudsburgPittsburghAugusta AreaJohnstownGlens FallsNorwich AreaUnited StatesWorcesterBangor AreaYoungstownBurlingtonHartford AreaBoston AreaTrenton AreaNortheastKingston AreaJamestownErie AreaBinghamtonAlbany AreaRochesterNew York AreaScranton AreaAtlantic CityProvidencePhiladelphiaSyracuse AreaPittsfieldUtica AreaBuffalo AreaNew HavenSpringfieldState CollegeVineland Area55.077643%55.077643%55%68,27768.3k154.961769%54.961769%55%234,335234k253.724859%53.724859%54%84,08884.1k353.260631%53.260631%53%99,68199.7k453.081370%53.081370%53%49,31149.3k552.576183%52.576183%53%188,769189k652.116648%52.116648%52%57,65357.7k751.453964%51.453964%51%171,547172k851.063521%51.063521%51%63,25863.3k951.029190%51.029190%51%224,358224k1050.910406%50.910406%51%387,194387k1150.303362%50.303362%50%232,230232k1250.267215%50.267215%50%92,83592.8k1350.199370%50.199370%50%343,315343k1449.676622%49.676622%50%51,84651.8k1549.311032%49.311032%49%47,52447.5k1649.043668%49.043668%49%164,952165k1748.880658%48.880658%49%59,65259.7k1848.869385%48.869385%49%68,09968.1k1948.866203%48.866203%49%968,254968k2048.690800%48.690800%49%49,29749.3k2148.656436%48.656436%49%56,40456.4k2248.302456%48.302456%48%51,85851.9k2348.153009%48.153009%48%109,342109k2448.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.868734%47.868734%48%366,158366k2547.681071%47.681071%48%61,75761.8k2647.670249%47.670249%48%219,327219k2747.426114%47.426114%47%86,01286.0k2847.207221%47.207221%47%474,831475k2947.118464%47.118464%47%1,851,0711.85M3046.970825%46.970825%47%143,176143k3146.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.817950%46.817950%47%71,75671.8k3246.673133%46.673133%47%51,00351.0k3346.073726%46.073726%46%105,413105k3446.032207%46.032207%46%95,04595.0k3545.874958%45.874958%46%336,463336k3645.787450%45.787450%46%409,267409k3745.722984%45.722984%46%7,484,5167.48M3845.595160%45.595160%46%213,803214k3945.208534%45.208534%45%101,372101k4045.186148%45.186148%45%605,329605k4145.132078%45.132078%45%2,226,8422.23M4245.092654%45.092654%45%245,139245k4345.060591%45.060591%45%49,64149.6k4445.052594%45.052594%45%110,118110k4544.672243%44.672243%45%421,668422k4644.477981%44.477981%44%317,265317k4741.090411%41.090411%41%215,112215k4840.697490%40.697490%41%56,59856.6k4939.082589%39.082589%39%48,72748.7k50

Marital Status by State in the Northeast

There are 9 states in the Northeast. This section compares all 9 of those to each other, the Northeast, and the United States.

Married by State#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the Northeast, selected states in the Northeast, and entities that contain the Northeast
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#New HampshireMaineVermontNew JerseyUnited StatesPennsylvaniaConnecticutNortheastMassachusettsRhode IslandNew York51.878856%51.878856%52%576,565577k150.515780%50.515780%51%564,970565k249.375284%49.375284%49%260,504261k349.085963%49.085963%49%3,564,6013.56M448.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.950206%47.950206%48%5,064,1675.06M547.905195%47.905195%48%1,418,3091.42M646.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.385590%46.385590%46%2,599,0632.60M744.532426%44.532426%45%392,271392k844.467779%44.467779%44%7,206,6647.21M9

Marital Status by County in the Northeast

There are 217 counties in the Northeast. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the Northeast, and the United States. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 322,642.

Married by County#30

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the Northeast, selected counties in the Northeast, and entities that contain the Northeast
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#MorrisSomersetBucksChesterLancasterBergenWestmorelandMontgomeryNassauOceanMonmouthRocklandYorkNorfolkMiddlesexHillsboroughRichmondSuffolkFairfieldBurlingtonPlymouthOrangeMiddlesexWestchesterBerksEssexUnited StatesWorcesterLehighMercerNortheastUnionHartfordBristolDelawareQueensAlleghenyPassaicNew HavenOnondagaCamdenErieMonroeHampdenHudsonProvidenceKingsEssexNew YorkBronxSuffolkPhiladelphia56.181183%56.181183%56%229,608230k155.702513%55.702513%56%150,057150k255.505436%55.505436%56%287,693288k355.391528%55.391528%55%228,921229k454.961769%54.961769%55%234,335234k554.340889%54.340889%54%415,992416k654.253785%54.253785%54%165,161165k754.050690%54.050690%54%361,344361k853.245234%53.245234%53%593,014593k953.128336%53.128336%53%249,819250k1053.041209%53.041209%53%273,167273k1152.916462%52.916462%53%131,490131k1252.576183%52.576183%53%188,769189k1352.091033%52.091033%52%296,249296k1451.864831%51.864831%52%352,546353k1551.453964%51.453964%51%171,547172k1651.162423%51.162423%51%197,643198k1751.112208%51.112208%51%627,478627k1850.910406%50.910406%51%387,194387k1950.867752%50.867752%51%188,581189k2050.778142%50.778142%51%210,384210k2149.898971%49.898971%50%147,678148k2249.887583%49.887583%50%649,460649k2349.779598%49.779598%50%392,203392k2449.043668%49.043668%49%164,952165k2548.358170%48.358170%48%305,009305k2648.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M48.022225%48.022225%48%320,569321k2748.001621%48.001621%48%139,798140k2846.970825%46.970825%47%143,176143k2946.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M46.626448%46.626448%47%205,894206k3046.519500%46.519500%47%343,032343k3146.441339%46.441339%46%213,058213k3245.720544%45.720544%46%209,791210k3345.377673%45.377673%45%868,275868k3445.369877%45.369877%45%470,384470k3544.477998%44.477998%44%179,982180k3644.477981%44.477981%44%317,265317k3744.353422%44.353422%44%170,385170k3844.270359%44.270359%44%182,787183k3944.124423%44.124423%44%338,050338k4043.816865%43.816865%44%270,478270k4141.917433%41.917433%42%160,304160k4241.825972%41.825972%42%230,564231k4340.680032%40.680032%41%212,220212k4440.197400%40.197400%40%840,930841k4539.195679%39.195679%39%248,267248k4633.355074%33.355074%33%477,149477k4731.190048%31.190048%31%352,504353k4830.466987%30.466987%30%200,031200k4929.523746%29.523746%30%374,491374k50