2018 State of North Carolina and 2016-2018 County Life Expectancy at Birth
  
  Sex Race
  Total Male Female White African American
Geographic Area L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%) L.E. C.I. (95%)
State of North Carolina 77.0 76.9-77.1 74.1 74.0-74.3 79.8 79.7-79.9 77.9 77.8-78.0 74.5 74.3-74.7
Alamance County 77.5 77.0-77.9 75.0 74.3-75.6 79.7 79.2-80.3 78.3 77.9-78.8 75.1 74.1-76.1
Alexander County 76.9 75.9-77.8 74.8 73.5-76.2 79.0 77.7-80.4 77.2 76.2-78.2 75.8 72.8-78.9
Alleghany County 78.4 76.6-80.1 76.7 74.1-79.3 80.5 78.2-82.8 78.8 77.1-80.5 N/A     N/A    
Anson County 74.1 73.0-75.2 72.4 70.9-73.8 75.9 74.1-77.6 75.9 74.4-77.3 72.7 70.9-74.4
Ashe County 78.7 77.7-79.8 75.8 74.2-77.4 81.8 80.4-83.2 78.8 77.7-79.9 N/A     N/A    
Avery County 77.8 76.5-79.1 76.9 75.1-78.7 78.7 76.7-80.6 77.7 76.3-79.0 N/A     N/A    
Beaufort County 75.9 75.1-76.8 72.4 71.1-73.7 79.4 78.4-80.5 76.9 76.0-77.9 73.5 71.8-75.2
Bertie County 76.3 74.9-77.7 73.2 71.2-75.3 79.4 77.5-81.4 76.4 74.2-78.7 76.5 74.6-78.4
Bladen County 75.0 73.9-76.1 72.1 70.5-73.6 77.9 76.4-79.3 77.0 75.8-78.2 72.1 70.2-74.1
Brunswick County 78.6 78.1-79.2 75.5 74.7-76.4 81.7 81.0-82.4 78.8 78.1-79.4 76.7 75.1-78.2
Buncombe County 78.5 78.2-78.9 75.8 75.3-76.3 81.1 80.7-81.6 78.7 78.4-79.1 74.6 73.3-76.0
Burke County 76.6 75.9-77.2 74.1 73.2-75.0 79.0 78.2-79.9 76.5 75.9-77.2 76.8 74.7-78.8
Cabarrus County 78.4 78.1-78.8 76.0 75.4-76.5 80.8 80.3-81.2 78.9 78.5-79.3 77.1 76.1-78.0
Caldwell County 76.0 75.4-76.6 73.8 73.0-74.7 78.2 77.4-79.1 76.1 75.5-76.7 75.8 72.9-78.7
Camden County 79.7 78.1-81.2 76.6 74.4-78.7 83.2 80.9-85.4 79.8 78.1-81.5 77.8 73.3-82.3
Carteret County 77.7 77.0-78.4 74.6 73.5-75.7 81.0 80.1-81.9 77.7 76.9-78.4 77.5 74.7-80.4
Caswell County 75.7 74.5-77.0 72.9 71.3-74.6 78.8 76.9-80.7 75.8 74.3-77.3 75.8 73.3-78.2
Catawba County 76.6 76.2-77.0 73.9 73.3-74.5 79.4 78.9-80.0 77.2 76.7-77.6 73.4 71.9-74.9
Chatham County 81.3 80.6-81.9 78.6 77.5-79.6 83.9 83.0-84.8 82.4 81.7-83.1 76.8 74.7-78.9
Cherokee County 76.7 75.5-77.9 74.9 73.1-76.7 78.7 77.1-80.3 76.7 75.4-78.0 N/A     N/A    
Chowan County 76.5 74.9-78.1 73.7 71.3-76.2 79.3 77.3-81.2 76.9 75.0-78.8 76.3 73.4-79.2
Clay County 76.4 74.5-78.3 73.7 70.7-76.6 79.2 76.9-81.6 76.1 74.2-78.1 N/A     N/A    
Cleveland County 74.3 73.8-74.9 71.5 70.7-72.4 77.2 76.4-77.9 74.8 74.2-75.5 72.5 71.2-73.8
Columbus County 74.2 73.4-75.0 71.4 70.3-72.5 77.2 76.1-78.3 74.9 73.9-75.9 72.8 71.3-74.4
Craven County 76.3 75.8-76.9 73.5 72.7-74.3 79.3 78.5-80.0 76.9 76.2-77.5 74.1 72.8-75.3
Cumberland County 76.2 75.9-76.6 73.4 72.9-73.8 78.9 78.5-79.4 77.0 76.6-77.4 75.5 74.9-76.0
Currituck County 77.9 76.8-78.9 76.1 74.5-77.7 80.0 78.7-81.2 78.4 77.4-79.4 71.5 66.5-76.5
Dare County 78.5 77.6-79.3 75.7 74.4-76.9 81.4 80.3-82.5 78.5 77.7-79.4 N/A     N/A    
Davidson County 76.3 75.9-76.8 73.9 73.3-74.6 78.7 78.1-79.3 76.6 76.1-77.0 75.6 74.2-77.1
Davie County 78.4 77.5-79.2 75.7 74.5-76.9 81.0 79.8-82.2 78.5 77.6-79.4 75.2 71.9-78.6
Duplin County 79.7 79.0-80.5 77.9 76.8-78.9 81.4 80.3-82.5 81.0 80.1-81.8 77.4 75.8-79.0
Durham County 80.2 79.9-80.5 77.5 77.0-77.9 82.7 82.3-83.1 82.4 82.0-82.8 77.1 76.6-77.7
Edgecombe County 73.6 72.8-74.5 69.4 68.2-70.6 77.7 76.6-78.8 74.8 73.6-76.0 73.5 72.3-74.6
Forsyth County 77.9 77.6-78.2 75.3 74.9-75.7 80.3 79.9-80.7 79.1 78.8-79.4 75.5 74.9-76.1
Franklin County 77.5 76.8-78.2 74.4 73.4-75.5 80.7 79.8-81.6 78.4 77.7-79.2 75.5 74.0-77.0
Gaston County 75.7 75.3-76.0 72.9 72.3-73.4 78.4 77.9-78.9 75.9 75.5-76.3 74.6 73.7-75.6
Gates County 75.7 73.7-77.6 72.0 69.1-74.8 79.9 77.4-82.4 76.2 73.9-78.4 74.4 70.6-78.2
Graham County 77.8 76.0-79.7 75.3 72.9-77.7 80.5 77.7-83.2 78.0 76.0-79.9 N/A     N/A    
Granville County 78.0 77.3-78.7 76.5 75.6-77.5 79.4 78.4-80.5 79.0 78.2-79.8 76.4 75.0-77.7
Greene County 77.1 75.8-78.3 74.0 72.3-75.7 80.1 78.3-81.9 78.6 77.2-80.0 75.0 72.6-77.4
Guilford County 78.3 78.0-78.5 75.5 75.2-75.9 80.8 80.5-81.1 79.5 79.2-79.8 75.9 75.5-76.4
Halifax County 74.9 74.1-75.7 71.4 70.2-72.6 78.3 77.3-79.4 75.4 74.1-76.7 74.4 73.3-75.5
Harnett County 76.9 76.4-77.4 74.6 73.8-75.3 79.1 78.5-79.8 77.6 77.1-78.2 75.0 73.8-76.1
Haywood County 77.1 76.4-77.8 74.4 73.4-75.4 79.9 78.9-80.8 77.2 76.5-77.9 80.8 75.4-86.2
Henderson County 79.6 79.0-80.1 77.5 76.7-78.2 81.6 80.9-82.2 79.7 79.2-80.2 75.4 72.9-77.9
Hertford County 77.1 75.9-78.3 73.9 72.1-75.6 80.4 78.8-82.0 78.9 77.2-80.6 76.2 74.6-77.8
Hoke County 76.5 75.8-77.3 73.8 72.6-74.9 79.2 78.2-80.2 78.0 77.0-79.0 75.8 74.4-77.1
Hyde County 77.1 75.1-79.2 73.9 71.6-76.3 81.4 78.1-84.8 76.5 73.9-79.0 79.8 75.7-83.8
Iredell County 77.5 77.1-78.0 75.7 75.1-76.3 79.4 78.8-79.9 78.0 77.5-78.4 75.0 73.8-76.2
Jackson County 77.8 76.9-78.7 75.3 74.0-76.5 80.5 79.1-81.8 79.1 78.1-80.0 N/A     N/A    
Johnston County 78.0 77.6-78.4 75.7 75.1-76.2 80.2 79.7-80.7 78.6 78.2-79.0 77.1 76.1-78.1
Jones County 76.7 74.8-78.5 73.7 71.2-76.3 79.7 77.1-82.2 76.2 74.3-78.2 78.4 74.8-81.9
Lee County 76.4 75.6-77.1 72.8 71.7-74.0 80.0 78.9-81.0 78.5 77.6-79.3 71.0 69.2-72.8
Lenoir County 75.2 74.5-76.0 72.4 71.3-73.5 78.0 77.0-78.9 76.1 75.2-77.0 74.3 73.1-75.6
Lincoln County 77.4 76.8-78.0 75.1 74.2-75.9 79.7 78.9-80.5 77.7 77.1-78.3 75.7 72.5-79.0
McDowell County 76.6 75.8-77.5 73.9 72.7-75.0 79.5 78.4-80.7 76.5 75.7-77.3 80.1 76.8-83.4
Macon County 77.4 76.4-78.4 74.4 72.9-75.9 80.5 79.2-81.7 77.4 76.4-78.4 N/A     N/A    
Madison County 77.5 76.4-78.6 74.3 72.5-76.0 80.9 79.5-82.3 77.5 76.3-78.6 N/A     N/A    
Martin County 75.0 73.7-76.2 72.8 71.1-74.5 77.0 75.2-78.8 75.4 73.8-77.0 74.8 72.8-76.8
Mecklenburg County 80.4 80.2-80.5 77.8 77.5-78.0 82.7 82.5-82.9 82.3 82.1-82.5 77.2 76.8-77.5
Mitchell County 76.1 74.8-77.5 72.4 70.4-74.3 80.3 78.6-81.9 76.2 74.9-77.6 N/A     N/A    
Montgomery County 77.4 76.4-78.5 75.3 73.7-76.8 79.7 78.4-81.1 78.4 77.3-79.5 74.1 71.5-76.7
Moore County 79.3 78.7-79.9 76.6 75.8-77.5 82.0 81.2-82.7 80.0 79.4-80.7 75.7 74.0-77.4
Nash County 75.1 74.5-75.7 72.0 71.2-72.9 78.1 77.3-78.9 75.9 75.1-76.6 74.5 73.5-75.4
New Hanover County 79.2 78.8-79.6 76.7 76.1-77.2 81.6 81.1-82.1 80.1 79.8-80.5 74.2 73.1-75.3
Northampton County 76.2 74.7-77.7 73.1 71.0-75.3 79.4 77.4-81.4 78.7 76.4-80.9 75.0 73.0-76.9
Onslow County 76.5 76.1-77.0 74.4 73.8-75.0 78.7 78.1-79.3 76.8 76.3-77.3 76.0 74.8-77.1
Orange County 82.1 81.7-82.6 80.0 79.3-80.7 84.1 83.5-84.6 83.1 82.6-83.5 75.2 73.7-76.7
Pamlico County 77.5 75.5-79.4 74.2 71.3-77.1 81.0 78.5-83.5 77.6 75.5-79.7 75.4 70.6-80.3
Pasquotank County 76.1 75.3-76.9 73.7 72.5-74.8 78.4 77.2-79.6 76.0 74.8-77.1 76.0 74.6-77.4
Pender County 76.7 76.0-77.5 74.0 72.9-75.2 79.6 78.6-80.6 77.4 76.5-78.2 73.4 71.3-75.5
Perquimans County 78.2 76.6-79.8 76.1 73.7-78.6 80.2 78.3-82.1 79.1 77.3-80.8 75.3 71.9-78.8
Person County 76.0 75.0-76.9 73.7 72.4-75.0 78.2 76.8-79.5 77.0 76.0-78.0 74.0 71.9-76.0
Pitt County 78.5 78.1-78.9 75.5 74.9-76.1 81.2 80.6-81.8 80.4 79.9-80.9 75.6 74.8-76.4
Polk County 79.2 77.9-80.5 76.4 74.6-78.2 82.1 80.2-83.9 79.6 78.3-81.0 75.8 68.5-83.2
Randolph County 75.9 75.4-76.4 73.8 73.2-74.5 77.9 77.3-78.6 76.1 75.6-76.6 73.1 71.2-75.0
Richmond County 74.0 73.2-74.8 70.8 69.6-72.0 77.3 76.2-78.3 74.5 73.5-75.5 72.9 71.4-74.5
Robeson County 73.2 72.7-73.7 69.3 68.5-70.0 77.2 76.5-77.9 74.6 73.8-75.5 72.1 71.1-73.2
Rockingham County 75.7 75.1-76.3 72.7 71.8-73.6 78.6 77.8-79.4 76.3 75.6-76.9 73.4 72.0-74.9
Rowan County 75.2 74.7-75.6 72.3 71.6-73.0 78.1 77.5-78.7 75.6 75.1-76.1 73.2 72.0-74.3
Rutherford County 75.7 75.1-76.4 73.2 72.2-74.2 78.2 77.3-79.2 76.1 75.4-76.9 73.3 71.1-75.4
Sampson County 75.7 74.9-76.4 72.2 71.2-73.2 79.2 78.3-80.2 75.7 74.9-76.6 75.6 74.2-77.0
Scotland County 74.2 73.2-75.2 72.1 70.8-73.5 76.1 74.7-77.6 75.6 74.2-77.0 73.7 72.0-75.3
Stanly County 75.9 75.1-76.6 73.4 72.4-74.4 78.4 77.4-79.3 75.9 75.1-76.7 74.9 72.7-77.0
Stokes County 75.9 75.1-76.8 73.1 71.9-74.4 78.9 77.8-79.9 76.0 75.1-76.8 77.0 72.9-81.1
Surry County 75.2 74.6-75.9 72.6 71.7-73.6 77.8 76.9-78.7 75.1 74.4-75.8 76.8 74.2-79.4
Swain County 73.1 71.7-74.6 70.4 68.3-72.5 75.9 73.9-77.9 75.6 73.9-77.2 N/A     N/A    
Transylvania County 80.2 79.2-81.3 77.0 75.4-78.5 83.6 82.4-84.8 80.2 79.1-81.3 79.7 75.0-84.5
Tyrrell County 78.4 76.1-80.8 77.6 74.6-80.6 79.0 75.2-82.7 75.4 72.3-78.5 83.9 80.4-87.5
Union County 79.7 79.4-80.1 77.6 77.1-78.1 81.7 81.2-82.2 80.3 79.9-80.7 77.1 76.1-78.2
Vance County 73.4 72.5-74.3 69.0 67.6-70.3 77.8 76.6-78.9 75.4 74.1-76.7 71.5 70.2-72.8
Wake County 81.6 81.4-81.8 79.5 79.2-79.7 83.6 83.3-83.8 82.6 82.4-82.8 78.0 77.6-78.4
Warren County 77.0 75.7-78.3 73.4 71.6-75.2 81.1 79.4-82.9 79.1 77.4-80.8 76.0 74.2-77.8
Washington County 76.2 74.3-78.0 73.6 71.1-76.2 78.6 76.0-81.3 78.1 75.5-80.6 74.2 71.5-77.0
Watauga County 82.1 81.2-82.9 79.7 78.4-80.9 84.5 83.4-85.6 82.1 81.2-82.9 N/A     N/A    
Wayne County 76.1 75.6-76.6 73.3 72.5-74.0 78.9 78.2-79.6 77.4 76.9-78.0 74.7 73.7-75.6
Wilkes County 76.3 75.6-77.0 73.3 72.4-74.3 79.5 78.5-80.4 76.6 75.9-77.3 72.4 69.1-75.6
Wilson County 75.8 75.1-76.4 72.5 71.5-73.4 78.9 78.1-79.8 78.0 77.2-78.8 74.2 73.1-75.2
Yadkin County 77.0 76.1-77.9 73.9 72.6-75.2 80.2 79.2-81.3 77.3 76.4-78.2 74.9 69.6-80.1
Yancey County 78.3 77.1-79.5 76.2 74.5-77.9 80.3 78.7-82.0 78.2 77.0-79.5 N/A     N/A    
 
L.E.: Life Expectancy at Birth.
C.I.(95%): 95 percent Confidence Interval
 
Life expectancy is the average number of additional years that someone at a given age would be expected to live if
current mortality conditions remained constant throughout their lifetime