U.S. Divorce Rate Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Center for Disease Control, National Survey of Family Growth
Research Date: May 23rd, 2015

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Divorce rate per 1,000 population3.4
Marriage rate per 1,000 population6.8
Percent of Divorces by Age
Under 20 years old27.6%11.7%
20 to 24 years old36.6%38.8%
25 to 29 years old16.4%22.3%
30 to 34 years old8.5%11.6%
35 to 39 years old5.1%6.5%
States With the Lowest / Highest Divorce Rate
 StateLowest Divorce Rate
1North Dakota8.1 %
2New Jersey8.2 %
3New York8.4 %
4Massachusetts9.1 %
5Hawaii9.4 %
6Pennsylvania9.2 %
7Utah9.4 %
8Illinois9.5 %
9Virginia9.6 %
10Minnesota9.7 %
 StateHighest Divorce Rate
1Nevada14.2 %
2Maine13.6 %
3Oklahoma12.9 %
4Oregon12.8 %
5Vermont12.6 %
5Wyoming12.6 %
6Arkansas12.5 %
6Kentucky12.5 %
6Tennessee12.5 %
6Washington12.5 %

Divorce (or the dissolution of marriage) is the termination of a marital union, the canceling and/or reorganizing of the legal duties and responsibilities of marriage.

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