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Table 3. Provisional number of marriages and divorces: Each division and State, December 1999 and 2000, and cumulative figures, 19982000 
[By State of occurrence. Divorces include reported annulments] 
Marriages 
Divorces 
December 
JanuaryDecember 
December 
JanuaryDecember 
Area 
2000 
1999 
2000 
1999 
1998 
2000 
1999 
2000 
1999 
1998 
New England  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,884 
4,966 
92,561 
92,775 
90,362 
5,409 
2,256 
46,273 
36,993 
44,016 
Maine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
419 
370 
10,488 
10,146 
10,494 
639 
532 
5,846 
5,731 
5,132 
New Hampshire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
890 
702 
11,558 
9,676 
7,345 
726 
321 
7,106 
6,966 
7,021 
Vermont . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
307 
395 
6,088 
6,024 
5,853 
281 
154 
5,148 
2,603 
2,559 
Massachusetts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,845 
1,955 
36,999 
39,411 
39,219 
3,009 
503 
18,597 
13,181 
16,524 
Rhode Island  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
444 
397 
8,010 
7,770 
7,515 
224 
302 
3,121 
2,857 
3,165 
Connecticut . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
979 
1,147 
19,418 
19,748 
19,936 
530 
444 
6,455 
5,655 
9,615 
Middle Atlantic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   21,631 
28,721 
285,541 
277,954 
238,526 
9,606 
9,485 
126,222 
124,813 
109,585 
New York
1 
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   13,157 
14,003 
161,984 
137,153 
115,928 
3,629 
4,358 
62,794 
61,803 
45,781 
New Jersey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,468 
11,768 
50,360 
65,632 
48,400 
2,119 
2,185 
25,576 
25,181 
25,295 
Pennsylvania  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,006 
2,950 
73,197 
75,169 
74,198 
3,858 
2,942 
37,852 
37,829 
38,509 
East North Central  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   18,481 
19,930 
310,943 
311,495 
305,852 
2
13,306 
2
13,025 
2
145,343 
2
142,495 
2
143,138 
Ohio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
5,906 
6,179 
88,490 
88,638 
85,607 
5,179 
4,152 
49,272 
45,695 
46,042 
Indiana  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,612 
3,059 
34,498 
33,913 
34,566 
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,412 
5,448 
85,517 
85,944 
84,533 
3,412 
4,251 
39,078 
41,025 
40,549 
Michigan  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,133 
3,659 
66,372 
67,136 
66,089 
3,267 
3,122 
39,377 
38,017 
38,882 
Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,418 
1,585 
36,066 
35,864 
35,057 
1,448 
1,500 
17,616 
17,758 
17,665 
West North Central  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
7,126 
7,768 
144,248 
144,324 
143,646 
6,398 
6,331 
72,379 
69,253 
72,409 
Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,038 
1,450 
33,355 
33,123 
32,197 
1,584 
1,272 
14,779 
13,514 
15,319 
Iowa. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
932 
1,195 
20,256 
22,965 
23,540 
673 
885 
9,440 
9,874 
9,546 
Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
2,052 
2,604 
43,725 
45,314 
43,795 
2,329 
2,111 
26,464 
24,656 
25,799 
North Dakota  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
221 
219 
4,600 
4,277 
4,206 
154 
159 
2,024 
2,023 
2,087 
South Dakota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
273 
368 
7,060 
6,840 
6,710 
219 
268 
2,678 
2,768 
2,591 
Nebraska  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
846 
750 
13,020 
12,801 
12,320 
581 
541 
6,414 
6,254 
6,376 
Kansas  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,764 
1,182 
22,232 
19,004 
20,878 
858 
1,095 
10,580 
10,164 
10,691 
South Atlantic  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   31,851 
33,615 
432,257 
434,098 
425,442 
17,045 
20,285 
225,164 
230,321 
227,474 
Delaware  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
437 
302 
5,131 
5,180 
5,028 
268 
373 
3,177 
3,647 
3,373 
Maryland  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,702 
2,789 
39,986 
39,179 
37,515 
1,771 
1,379 
16,968 
16,785 
16,397 
District of Columbia . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
382 
680 
2,798 
3,752 
2,372 
99 
179 
1,548 
2,067 
1,096 
Virginia  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,008 
4,708 
62,411 
64,683 
64,271 
2,843 
3,194 
30,242 
31,729 
29,965 
West Virginia  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,065 
1,115 
15,687 
13,549 
11,738 
991 
994 
9,336 
8,957 
9,314 
North Carolina  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,372 
5,754 
65,622 
67,496 
63,798 
2,707 
3,475 
36,889 
36,739 
36,832 
South Carolina  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,026 
3,300 
42,667 
40,728 
41,494 
1,265 
1,466 
14,409 
14,496 
14,608 
Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,044 
4,160 
56,031 
62,642 
59,763 
1,596 
2,221 
30,734 
34,227 
35,753 
Florida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
9,815 
10,807 
141,924 
136,889 
139,463 
5,505 
7,004 
81,861 
81,674 
80,136 
East South Central  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   10,842 
15,044 
192,628 
196,579 
195,969 
7,441 
7,697 
93,319 
96,652 
96,128 
Kentucky  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,958 
3,811 
39,671 
43,773 
44,288 
1,773 
2,457 
21,593 
22,689 
22,369 
Tennessee  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
4,000 
7,000 
88,244 
83,162 
81,168 
2,847 
2,649 
33,842 
32,737 
34,509 
Alabama. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,106 
2,477 
44,998 
47,700 
49,893 
1,634 
1,648 
23,529 
25,885 
26,274 
Mississippi  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,778 
1,756 
19,715 
21,944 
20,620 
1,187 
943 
14,355 
15,341 
12,976 
West South Central . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   20,396 
29,522 
293,659 
290,645 
278,895 
2
4,808 
2
7,446 
2
113,111 
2
108,480 
2
118,068 
Arkansas  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,142 
3,046 
41,127 
39,363 
38,446 
1,198 
1,351 
17,895 
15,501 
15,376 
Louisiana  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,990 
4,749 
40,544 
40,608 
42,157 
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,740 
1,215 
15,571 
23,304 
25,872 
1,505 
798 
12,352 
19,696 
19,971 
Texas
3 
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   11,524 
20,512 
196,417 
187,370 
172,420 
2,105 
5,297 
82,864 
73,283 
82,721 
Mountain  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   18,702 
20,953 
282,699 
297,748 
274,717 
2
4,546 
2
6,441 
2
70,438 
2
67,874 
2
70,321 
Montana. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
307 
383 
6,568 
6,633 
6,358 
180 
246 
2,149 
2,548 
3,351 
Idaho  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
941 
988 
13,981 
15,439 
15,524 
638 
451 
6,874 
6,780 
7,018 
Wyoming  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
296 
218 
4,939 
4,845 
4,656 
185 
213 
2,821 
2,824 
2,834 
Colorado  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
2,246 
2,544 
35,636 
34,771 
31,403 
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
New Mexico
4,5 
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,144 
1,056 
14,462 
14,506 
13,379 
741 
719 
9,203 
8,258 
7,667 
Arizona
1 
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
2,648 
3,661 
38,716 
41,174 
37,936 
699 
1,766 
21,593 
22,983 
25,798 
Utah. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,333 
1,409 
24,097 
21,089 
21,547 
756 
1,127 
9,714 
9,455 
8,835 
Nevada  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
9,787 
10,694 
144,300 
159,291 
143,914 
1,347 
1,919 
18,084 
15,026 
14,818 
Pacific . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   18,167 
38,265 
294,318 
311,802 
288,055 
2
4,615 
2
4,624 
2
51,245 
2
51,861 
2
52,016 
Washington  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
2,021 
3,026 
40,891 
42,325 
41,185 
2,690 
2,571 
27,210 
28,970 
28,786 
Oregon  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,431 
1,583 
25,973 
25,721 
26,040 
1,400 
1,538 
16,695 
15,867 
15,208 
California  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   12,962 
31,550 
196,896 
215,510 
194,108 
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
- - -
Alaska. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
208 
552 
5,564 
5,373 
5,948 
181 
201 
2,718 
2,647 
3,212 
Hawaii. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
1,545 
1,554 
24,994 
22,873 
20,774 
344 
314 
4,622 
4,377 
4,810 
Puerto Rico  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  
3,340 
4,070 
26,151 
26,687 
26,390 
1,268 
2,179 
13,706 
15,575 
14,229 
- - - Data not available. 
1
Figures for marriages are marriage licenses issued for some counties. 
2
Excludes figures for State(s) shown below as not available. 
3
Figures include adjustments for varying lengths of reporting periods. 
4
Figures for marriages are marriage licenses issued. 
5
Figures for divorces include estimates for some counties. 
NOTES: Figures include all revisions received from the States. Cumulative figures for the current year reflect revisions received for previous months, and figures for earlier years may differ from those previously published. 
SOURCE: Provisional data from the National Vital Statistics System. Data are subject to monthly reporting variation. For discussion of the nature, sources, and limitations of the data, see Technical notes of the associated report, 
Births, Marriages, Divorces, and Deaths: Provisional Data for January-December 2000
, at 
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/