Marital Status in the South (Region)

Marital Status#1

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female Male
United States
South
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0%FMNever MarriedMarriedSeparated/DivorcedWidowed-28.874804%-29.988272%-28.874804%29%28.874804%6.002512%29.988272%6.223969%34.877316%35%14,327,66914.3M16,308,90716.3M-45.916130%-46.394064%-45.916130%46%45.916130%4.075647%46.394064%3.422116%49.991777%50%22,783,57022.8M23,376,54823.4M-12.402518%-3.397661%-11.380058%-3.239645%-15.800179%16%12.402518%11.380058%12.402518%12%7,840,0447.84M5,799,5155.80M-2.728389%-6.680498%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.408887%9%2.728389%2.591522%2.728389%3%4,668,6874.67M1,275,8161.28M

Detailed Marital Status#2

Percentage of population aged 15 and older.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female Male
United States
South
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40%20%0%20%40%FMNever MarriedNow MarriedSeparatedAbsent SpouseWidowedDivorced-28.874804%-29.988272%-28.874804%29%28.874804%6.002512%29.988272%6.223969%34.877316%35%14,327,66914.3M16,308,90716.3M-43.362439%-43.902027%-43.362439%43%43.362439%3.576676%43.902027%3.003516%46.939115%47%21,516,42921.5M21,949,09921.9M-2.128670%-0.726914%-1.763851%-0.629056%-2.855584%3%2.128670%1.763851%2.128670%2%1,416,9401.42M995,383995k-2.553692%-2.492037%-2.553692%3%2.553692%0.498971%2.492037%0.418600%3.052663%3%1,267,1411.27M1,427,4491.43M-2.728389%-6.680498%-2.591522%-6.406440%-9.408887%9%2.728389%2.591522%2.728389%3%4,668,6874.67M1,275,8161.28M-10.273848%-2.670747%-9.616207%-2.610589%-12.944595%13%10.273848%9.616207%10.273848%10%6,423,1046.42M4,804,1324.80M

The Married by Sex and Age#4

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1714.037%14.0%54.475%54.5%36.713%36.7%71.137%71.1%53.775%53.8%72.963%73.0%58.875%58.9%68.808%68.8%59.460%59.5%65.379%65.4%59.981%60.0%63.209%63.2%60.881%60.9%63.239%63.2%61.111%61.1%62.769%62.8%59.441%59.4%58.666%58.7%53.346%53.3%48.953%49.0%37.635%37.6%29.722%29.7%14.351%14.4%8.952%8.95%2.903%2.90%1.563%1.56%0.641%0.64%0.541%0.54%

The Divorced1 by Sex and Age#5

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female
Male
0%5%10%15%20%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 177.802%7.80%6.666%6.67%12.399%12.4%9.851%9.85%19.093%19.1%15.233%15.2%23.270%23.3%19.394%19.4%24.407%24.4%20.678%20.7%24.596%24.6%20.791%20.8%23.709%23.7%19.443%19.4%21.552%21.6%16.914%16.9%17.884%17.9%13.664%13.7%13.237%13.2%9.508%9.51%7.781%7.78%4.899%4.90%2.395%2.39%1.157%1.16%0.230%0.23%0.117%0.12%0.157%0.16%0.144%0.14%

The Never Married by Sex and Age#6

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%80%100%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 173.618%3.62%3.187%3.19%3.691%3.69%3.293%3.29%4.785%4.79%4.895%4.90%7.217%7.22%8.387%8.39%9.216%9.22%11.570%11.6%11.485%11.5%14.466%14.5%13.033%13.0%16.405%16.4%15.977%16.0%19.807%19.8%21.799%21.8%27.324%27.3%32.914%32.9%41.315%41.3%54.327%54.3%65.251%65.3%83.153%83.2%89.827%89.8%96.825%96.8%98.296%98.3%99.173%99.2%99.283%99.3%

The Widowed by Sex and Age#7

Percentage of age and sex cohort.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
Female
Male
0%20%40%60%FM85+75 - 8465 - 7460 - 6455 - 5950 - 5445 - 4940 - 4435 - 3930 - 3425 - 2920 - 2418 - 1915 - 1774.543%74.5%35.673%35.7%47.197%47.2%15.719%15.7%22.347%22.3%6.909%6.91%10.638%10.6%3.411%3.41%6.918%6.92%2.373%2.37%3.938%3.94%1.534%1.53%2.377%2.38%0.913%0.91%1.360%1.36%0.511%0.51%0.876%0.88%0.346%0.35%0.503%0.50%0.224%0.22%0.258%0.26%0.128%0.13%0.101%0.10%0.064%0.06%0.042%0.04%0.024%0.02%0.028%0.03%0.031%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 South
South
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 - 17572,892573k2,674,1282.67M6,334,7476.33M4,401,0744.40M4,869,2744.87M5,105,3755.11M4,909,4674.91M4,854,5624.85M4,489,7544.49M4,104,1444.10M2,766,6862.77M978,531979k71,59471.6k27,89027.9k

Marital Status by Race#9

Percentage of each ethno-racial group.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
South
United States
Divorced
Widowed
Separated
Married
Never Married
60%40%20%0%20%40%60%CountAsian2White1White HispanicOther2Mixed2Black2-28.791376%-1.164848%-4.896825%-31.075139%-1.227492%-5.153514%-34.853049%35%61.319323%3.827628%58.040953%4.502902%65.146951%65%3,069,4993.07M-25.229948%-1.816844%-12.449749%-27.497734%-1.503107%-11.839085%-39.496541%39%53.419726%7.083733%52.464224%6.695849%60.503459%61%58,629,25658.6M-36.855636%-3.468044%-9.291741%-39.828659%-3.166008%-8.730185%-49.615421%50%46.446477%3.938101%44.624326%3.650823%50.384579%50%11,440,31011.4M-39.337710%-3.550070%-9.031864%-43.683693%-3.474691%-8.388056%-51.919644%52%44.869201%3.211155%41.276992%3.176567%48.080356%48%3,332,1033.33M-46.919516%-2.614490%-11.034135%-50.607227%-2.348082%-10.054102%-60.568141%61%35.730815%3.701044%33.774374%3.216215%39.431859%39%1,810,2191.81M-47.428040%-4.138216%-12.232670%-49.328840%-3.967824%-11.963014%-63.798926%64%30.403375%5.797699%29.070650%5.669672%36.201074%36%18,099,36918.1M

Map of Marital Status by State in the South

Married Marital Status by State#10

Married as a percentage of the population (%):
28.1%32.6%37.0%41.4%45.7%50.2%

Separated/Divorced Marital Status by State#11

Separated/Divorced as a percentage of the population (%):
11.3%12.1%13.0%13.8%14.6%15.5%

Widowed Marital Status by State#12

Widowed as a percentage of the population (%):
4.4%5.1%5.8%6.4%7.1%7.8%

Never Married Marital Status by State#13

Never Married as a percentage of the population (%):
27%33%39%45%50%57%
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Marital Status by Place in the South

There are 9,692 places in the South. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the South, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 188,973.

Married by Place#14

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the South, selected places in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%20%40%Count#PlanoChesapeakeGarlandVirginia BchIrvingAmarilloUnited StatesSouthLaredoEl PasoOklahoma CityCorpus ChristiFort WorthArlingtonArlingtonHuntsvilleFayettevilleLexington-FayetteJacksonvilleTulsaCharlotteSan AntonioLouisvilleHoustonHialeahRaleighLubbockWinston-SalemDurhamLittle RockAustinNashville-DavidsonDallasColumbusGreensboroSt. PetersburgMontgomeryMobileTampaShreveportOrlandoAugusta-Richmond Co consolidated government (balance)Augusta-Richmon…NorfolkMiamiMemphisBaton RougeNew OrleansWashingtonBirminghamAtlantaBaltimoreRichmond57.578439%57.578439%58%129,506130k152.305110%52.305110%52%97,53797.5k250.138594%50.138594%50%90,08090.1k350.005906%50.005906%50%182,041182k448.649288%48.649288%49%86,37086.4k548.473062%48.473062%48%73,77673.8k648.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.893501%47.893501%48%46,160,11846.2M46.981030%46.981030%47%84,47884.5k746.558929%46.558929%47%243,560244k846.457813%46.457813%46%224,637225k946.139372%46.139372%46%116,716117k1045.965381%45.965381%46%283,816284k1145.908243%45.908243%46%138,019138k1243.751105%43.751105%44%84,16484.2k1343.589744%43.589744%44%67,74567.7k1443.486083%43.486083%43%70,33770.3k1542.899227%42.899227%43%109,656110k1642.699143%42.699143%43%294,107294k1742.656314%42.656314%43%134,875135k1842.506557%42.506557%43%272,436272k1942.018657%42.018657%42%474,981475k2041.770669%41.770669%42%206,505207k2141.456165%41.456165%41%728,595729k2241.390009%41.390009%41%83,64383.6k2340.742721%40.742721%41%146,301146k2440.547232%40.547232%41%79,43079.4k2540.442215%40.442215%40%76,74876.7k2640.340439%40.340439%40%81,90481.9k2740.263690%40.263690%40%63,94863.9k2839.907888%39.907888%40%295,567296k2939.869326%39.869326%40%209,119209k3039.852215%39.852215%40%397,215397k3139.674300%39.674300%40%62,97763.0k3239.140568%39.140568%39%90,01990.0k3338.727687%38.727687%39%83,65883.7k3437.536285%37.536285%38%60,64760.6k3536.904453%36.904453%37%58,31958.3k3636.516643%36.516643%37%107,723108k3735.120519%35.120519%35%55,26655.3k3834.930146%34.930146%35%75,08275.1k3934.743792%34.743792%35%54,67754.7k4034.591555%34.591555%35%70,12470.1k4134.130003%34.130003%34%124,981125k4231.639052%31.639052%32%163,211163k4330.404410%30.404410%30%57,14657.1k4429.941547%29.941547%30%94,71294.7k4528.183356%28.183356%28%157,791158k4627.949199%27.949199%28%48,87748.9k4726.937102%26.937102%27%102,973103k4826.884245%26.884245%27%136,972137k4926.357565%26.357565%26%48,15048.2k50

Marital Status by Metro Area in the South

There are 381 metro areas that are fully or partially contained within the South (371 fully and 10 partially). This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the South, and the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 445,227.

Married by Metro Area#18

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the South, selected metro areas in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#FayettevilleNorth PortRaleigh AreaKnoxvilleTulsa AreaCape CoralDallas AreaMcAllen AreaHouston AreaWinston AreaGreenvilleNashvilleCharlotteChattanoogaPort St. LucieCincinnatiPalm Bay AreaOklahoma CityWashingtonBirminghamUnited StatesSouthLittle RockCorpus ChristiLakeland AreaDeltona AreaJacksonvilleAtlanta AreaAustin AreaLouisvilleLexingtonEl Paso AreaSan AntonioVirginia BeachGreensboroAugusta AreaTampa AreaRichmond AreaCharlestonBaltimorePensacolaDurham AreaLafayetteOrlando AreaPhiladelphiaColumbia AreaJackson AreaBaton RougeMiami AreaShreveportMemphis AreaNew Orleans54.495407%54.495407%54%214,210214k152.261106%52.261106%52%337,786338k251.698342%51.698342%52%508,219508k351.452364%51.452364%51%364,416364k450.640237%50.640237%51%388,520389k550.559015%50.559015%51%291,272291k650.475713%50.475713%50%2,724,4682.72M750.190388%50.190388%50%297,892298k849.925020%49.925020%50%2,501,5742.50M949.879848%49.879848%50%264,443264k1049.766245%49.766245%50%347,451347k1149.743168%49.743168%50%715,259715k1249.651507%49.651507%50%939,978940k1349.647273%49.647273%50%221,826222k1449.623568%49.623568%50%186,468186k1549.235990%49.235990%49%845,379845k1649.139430%49.139430%49%233,429233k1748.816995%48.816995%49%515,444515k1848.547447%48.547447%49%2,349,1262.35M1948.447362%48.447362%48%445,832446k2048.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.893501%47.893501%48%46,160,11846.2M47.833418%47.833418%48%278,291278k2147.785277%47.785277%48%168,920169k2247.742785%47.742785%48%247,194247k2347.610472%47.610472%48%249,048249k2447.375071%47.375071%47%546,696547k2547.365465%47.365465%47%2,097,6812.10M2647.350232%47.350232%47%731,768732k2747.198100%47.198100%47%484,817485k2846.978227%46.978227%47%189,093189k2946.837536%46.837536%47%299,460299k3046.832265%46.832265%47%857,111857k3146.760558%46.760558%47%650,827651k3246.709781%46.709781%47%283,342283k3346.148292%46.148292%46%216,687217k3446.146851%46.146851%46%1,122,4821.12M3545.957733%45.957733%46%471,894472k3645.877550%45.877550%46%271,023271k3745.765902%45.765902%46%1,037,7941.04M3845.658436%45.658436%46%177,520178k3945.505698%45.505698%46%202,509203k4045.505420%45.505420%46%174,096174k4145.505111%45.505111%46%863,439863k4245.132078%45.132078%45%2,226,8422.23M4344.510196%44.510196%45%289,659290k4443.648116%43.648116%44%200,282200k4543.114596%43.114596%43%284,740285k4642.985990%42.985990%43%2,112,5742.11M4742.493240%42.493240%42%150,384150k4842.086664%42.086664%42%445,170445k4941.587196%41.587196%42%421,826422k50

Marital Status by State in the South

There are 17 states in the South. This section compares all 17 of those to each other, the South, and the United States.

Married by State#22

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the South, selected states in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%10%20%30%40%50%Count#ArkansasWest VirginiaOklahomaVirginiaKentuckyTexasTennesseeN CarolinaUnited StatesSouthAlabamaDelawareS CarolinaMarylandGeorgiaFloridaMississippiLouisianaD.C.50.130121%50.130121%50%1,193,3351.19M149.990960%49.990960%50%765,942766k249.978880%49.978880%50%1,538,1441.54M349.968319%49.968319%50%3,376,8643.38M449.732146%49.732146%50%1,775,1831.78M549.272772%49.272772%49%10,341,94010.3M649.254638%49.254638%49%2,614,1842.61M748.886457%48.886457%49%3,929,9303.93M848.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.893501%47.893501%48%46,160,11846.2M47.878945%47.878945%48%1,881,0231.88M947.373319%47.373319%47%362,458362k1047.131400%47.131400%47%1,852,9301.85M1146.912785%46.912785%47%2,271,9742.27M1246.877892%46.877892%47%3,761,7913.76M1346.181047%46.181047%46%7,655,8397.66M1444.629308%44.629308%45%1,062,5351.06M1543.547391%43.547391%44%1,618,2551.62M1628.183356%28.183356%28%157,791158k17

Marital Status by County in the South

There are 1,422 counties in the South. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the South, and the United States. The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 443,630.

Married by County#26

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the South, selected counties in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%20%40%Count#CollinFort BendMontgomeryWilliamsonFairfaxPrince WilliamDentonMontgomeryGwinnettWakeAnne ArundelCobbPascoLeeHidalgoGreenvilleVirginia BeachTarrantBrevardKnoxTulsaUnited StatesSouthPolkHarrisPalm BeachEl PasoVolusiaBaltimoreOklahomaNew CastleMecklenburgDallasHillsboroughGuilfordBexarPinellasTravisJeffersonJeffersonBrowardDuvalOrangeMiami-DadeDavidsonShelbyEast Baton RougePrince George'sDeKalbFultonDistrict of ColumbiaBaltimore59.532806%59.532806%60%409,013409k158.351706%58.351706%58%306,490306k256.394123%56.394123%56%227,561228k355.945203%55.945203%56%212,401212k455.728918%55.728918%56%505,225505k554.825602%54.825602%55%186,060186k654.213598%54.213598%54%320,031320k753.282824%53.282824%53%439,757440k852.163888%52.163888%52%350,871351k951.579426%51.579426%52%407,446407k1051.339992%51.339992%51%233,062233k1151.290030%51.290030%51%297,018297k1250.653819%50.653819%51%205,654206k1350.559015%50.559015%51%291,272291k1450.190388%50.190388%50%297,892298k1550.153396%50.153396%50%194,210194k1650.005906%50.005906%50%182,041182k1749.287172%49.287172%49%742,044742k1849.139430%49.139430%49%233,429233k1948.882761%48.882761%49%180,110180k2048.202150%48.202150%48%238,390238k2148.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.893501%47.893501%48%46,160,11846.2M47.742785%47.742785%48%247,194247k2247.227045%47.227045%47%1,613,8101.61M2347.008209%47.008209%47%551,403551k2446.824674%46.824674%47%298,084298k2546.368278%46.368278%46%201,900202k2646.219045%46.219045%46%313,165313k2746.013917%46.013917%46%275,010275k2845.372931%45.372931%45%204,587205k2945.335632%45.335632%45%363,609364k3044.988475%44.988475%45%873,606874k3144.942383%44.942383%45%479,986480k3244.760524%44.760524%45%185,920186k3344.529699%44.529699%45%646,276646k3444.503815%44.503815%45%359,804360k3543.621650%43.621650%44%402,654403k3643.570176%43.570176%44%268,340268k3743.276573%43.276573%43%230,105230k3843.023143%43.023143%43%659,232659k3942.871364%42.871364%43%311,788312k4042.666240%42.666240%43%434,574435k4140.824687%40.824687%41%901,939902k4240.423518%40.423518%40%219,986220k4338.879545%38.879545%39%287,113287k4438.867415%38.867415%39%140,173140k4538.336967%38.336967%38%278,704279k4638.111766%38.111766%38%220,052220k4737.957569%37.957569%38%305,782306k4828.183356%28.183356%28%157,791158k4926.884245%26.884245%27%136,972137k50

Marital Status by Region in the United States

There are 5 regions in the United States. This section compares the South to all of the regions in the United States and to the United States.

Married by Region#30

Percentage of population.
Scope: population of the South, selected other regions in the United States, and entities that contain the South
0%10%20%30%40%Count#MidwestWestUnited StatesSouthNortheast49.375331%49.375331%49%26,998,09027.0M148.094521%48.094521%48%28,965,61229.0M248.062966%48.062966%48%123,770,934124M47.893501%47.893501%48%46,160,11846.2M346.822987%46.822987%47%21,647,11421.6M4