CY2017 NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS BY COUNTY OF RESIDENCE AND EDUCATION LEVEL (DECEDENTS AGES 18 & OVER)

  TOTAL EDUCATION LEVEL OF DECEDENT:
8th grade or less
High School, no diploma
High School Graduate
or GED Completed
Some college credit,
but no degree
Associate Degree
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree or
Professional Degree
Unknown
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 91,889 100.0 9,462 10.3 13,726 14.9 35,216 38.3 11,211 12.2 7,563 8.2 9,386 10.2 3,458 3.8 1,380 1.5 487 0.5
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,672 1.8 160 9.6 271 16.2 662 39.6 194 11.6 127 7.6 178 10.6 56 3.3 16 1.0 8 0.5
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 440 0.5 79 18.0 102 23.2 148 33.6 46 10.5 30 6.8 27 6.1 7 1.6 1 0.2 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 137 0.1 31 22.6 22 16.1 55 40.1 8 5.8 7 5.1 7 5.1 4 2.9 2 1.5 1 0.7
ANSON 298 0.3 32 10.7 54 18.1 135 45.3 18 6.0 33 11.1 17 5.7 6 2.0 2 0.7 1 0.3
ASHE 317 0.3 65 20.5 47 14.8 119 37.5 26 8.2 28 8.8 18 5.7 6 1.9 4 1.3 4 1.3
AVERY 209 0.2 32 15.3 24 11.5 82 39.2 28 13.4 13 6.2 22 10.5 5 2.4 2 1.0 1 0.5
BEAUFORT 603 0.7 54 9.0 102 16.9 239 39.6 87 14.4 38 6.3 58 9.6 16 2.7 5 0.8 4 0.7
BERTIE 249 0.3 30 12.0 52 20.9 115 46.2 21 8.4 17 6.8 12 4.8 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0.0
BLADEN 399 0.4 43 10.8 91 22.8 164 41.1 24 6.0 45 11.3 19 4.8 10 2.5 3 0.8 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 1,533 1.7 92 6.0 185 12.1 613 40.0 201 13.1 171 11.2 177 11.5 74 4.8 18 1.2 2 0.1
BUNCOMBE 2,738 3.0 234 8.5 318 11.6 916 33.5 369 13.5 237 8.7 418 15.3 154 5.6 72 2.6 20 0.7
BURKE 1,004 1.1 158 15.7 199 19.8 381 37.9 115 11.5 63 6.3 61 6.1 21 2.1 5 0.5 1 0.1
CABARRUS 1,645 1.8 154 9.4 213 12.9 679 41.3 216 13.1 172 10.5 144 8.8 52 3.2 7 0.4 8 0.5
CALDWELL 963 1.0 170 17.7 219 22.7 357 37.1 71 7.4 76 7.9 55 5.7 15 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
CAMDEN 81 0.1 12 14.8 17 21.0 31 38.3 11 13.6 5 6.2 3 3.7 0 0.0 2 2.5 0 0.0
CARTERET 780 0.8 53 6.8 97 12.4 268 34.4 143 18.3 68 8.7 95 12.2 32 4.1 12 1.5 12 1.5
CASWELL 268 0.3 37 13.8 68 25.4 101 37.7 30 11.2 11 4.1 13 4.9 4 1.5 2 0.7 2 0.7
CATAWBA 1,770 1.9 185 10.5 302 17.1 691 39.0 215 12.1 158 8.9 156 8.8 50 2.8 10 0.6 3 0.2
CHATHAM 698 0.8 45 6.4 83 11.9 237 34.0 83 11.9 50 7.2 103 14.8 54 7.7 39 5.6 4 0.6
CHEROKEE 408 0.4 49 12.0 49 12.0 170 41.7 35 8.6 45 11.0 41 10.0 12 2.9 6 1.5 1 0.2
CHOWAN 206 0.2 31 15.0 44 21.4 74 35.9 13 6.3 17 8.3 20 9.7 4 1.9 3 1.5 0 0.0
CLAY 177 0.2 23 13.0 19 10.7 76 42.9 17 9.6 21 11.9 15 8.5 5 2.8 1 0.6 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 1,182 1.3 167 14.1 200 16.9 490 41.5 125 10.6 95 8.0 76 6.4 22 1.9 6 0.5 1 0.1
COLUMBUS 737 0.8 92 12.5 173 23.5 294 39.9 63 8.5 65 8.8 29 3.9 16 2.2 4 0.5 1 0.1
CRAVEN 1,064 1.2 81 7.6 140 13.2 397 37.3 150 14.1 87 8.2 132 12.4 50 4.7 10 0.9 17 1.6
CUMBERLAND 2,514 2.7 201 8.0 352 14.0 987 39.3 428 17.0 190 7.6 237 9.4 81 3.2 26 1.0 12 0.5
CURRITUCK 219 0.2 19 8.7 32 14.6 107 48.9 32 14.6 13 5.9 7 3.2 4 1.8 3 1.4 2 0.9
DARE 362 0.4 14 3.9 27 7.5 155 42.8 55 15.2 27 7.5 50 13.8 18 5.0 15 4.1 1 0.3
DAVIDSON 1,870 2.0 228 12.2 424 22.7 759 40.6 187 10.0 117 6.3 118 6.3 27 1.4 5 0.3 5 0.3
DAVIE 465 0.5 48 10.3 61 13.1 184 39.6 51 11.0 36 7.7 49 10.5 24 5.2 9 1.9 3 0.6
DUPLIN 523 0.6 69 13.2 104 19.9 221 42.3 55 10.5 44 8.4 19 3.6 8 1.5 2 0.4 1 0.2
DURHAM 2,070 2.3 149 7.2 246 11.9 674 32.6 247 11.9 183 8.8 297 14.3 146 7.1 107 5.2 21 1.0
EDGECOMBE 626 0.7 109 17.4 131 20.9 258 41.2 43 6.9 29 4.6 43 6.9 10 1.6 0 0.0 3 0.5
FORSYTH 3,556 3.9 248 7.0 424 11.9 1,402 39.4 418 11.8 320 9.0 476 13.4 171 4.8 64 1.8 33 0.9
FRANKLIN 590 0.6 65 11.0 99 16.8 252 42.7 73 12.4 47 8.0 33 5.6 15 2.5 4 0.7 2 0.3
GASTON 2,335 2.5 294 12.6 450 19.3 869 37.2 271 11.6 202 8.7 159 6.8 54 2.3 20 0.9 16 0.7
GATES 139 0.2 17 12.2 34 24.5 57 41.0 17 12.2 4 2.9 9 6.5 0 0.0 1 0.7 0 0.0
GRAHAM 101 0.1 20 19.8 20 19.8 33 32.7 12 11.9 5 5.0 6 5.9 3 3.0 1 1.0 1 1.0
GRANVILLE 581 0.6 78 13.4 96 16.5 245 42.2 62 10.7 35 6.0 42 7.2 10 1.7 3 0.5 10 1.7
GREENE 213 0.2 34 16.0 39 18.3 93 43.7 18 8.5 20 9.4 6 2.8 3 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
GUILFORD 4,508 4.9 347 7.7 593 13.2 1,648 36.6 596 13.2 351 7.8 648 14.4 216 4.8 82 1.8 27 0.6
HALIFAX 653 0.7 118 18.1 143 21.9 242 37.1 49 7.5 48 7.4 34 5.2 12 1.8 3 0.5 4 0.6
HARNETT 977 1.1 114 11.7 161 16.5 423 43.3 114 11.7 85 8.7 52 5.3 18 1.8 8 0.8 2 0.2
HAYWOOD 820 0.9 77 9.4 119 14.5 314 38.3 97 11.8 94 11.5 78 9.5 28 3.4 10 1.2 3 0.4
HENDERSON 1,379 1.5 91 6.6 148 10.7 492 35.7 182 13.2 136 9.9 198 14.4 87 6.3 36 2.6 9 0.7
HERTFORD 263 0.3 51 19.4 66 25.1 74 28.1 26 9.9 18 6.8 19 7.2 5 1.9 3 1.1 1 0.4
HOKE 373 0.4 54 14.5 66 17.7 142 38.1 56 15.0 30 8.0 20 5.4 3 0.8 1 0.3 1 0.3
HYDE 73 0.1 6 8.2 14 19.2 28 38.4 11 15.1 5 6.8 6 8.2 2 2.7 0 0.0 1 1.4
IREDELL 1,619 1.8 159 9.8 228 14.1 688 42.5 203 12.5 133 8.2 151 9.3 36 2.2 14 0.9 7 0.4
JACKSON 401 0.4 52 13.0 57 14.2 152 37.9 39 9.7 30 7.5 35 8.7 23 5.7 12 3.0 1 0.2
JOHNSTON 1,429 1.6 159 11.1 203 14.2 616 43.1 157 11.0 109 7.6 121 8.5 41 2.9 13 0.9 10 0.7
JONES 150 0.2 17 11.3 24 16.0 64 42.7 21 14.0 12 8.0 10 6.7 2 1.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 636 0.7 64 10.1 115 18.1 234 36.8 77 12.1 69 10.8 50 7.9 15 2.4 7 1.1 5 0.8
LENOIR 753 0.8 113 15.0 118 15.7 327 43.4 72 9.6 52 6.9 46 6.1 21 2.8 2 0.3 2 0.3
LINCOLN 790 0.9 112 14.2 141 17.8 322 40.8 64 8.1 60 7.6 71 9.0 17 2.2 1 0.1 2 0.3
MCDOWELL 510 0.6 99 19.4 87 17.1 187 36.7 56 11.0 44 8.6 26 5.1 8 1.6 3 0.6 0 0.0
MACON 482 0.5 37 7.7 61 12.7 201 41.7 70 14.5 42 8.7 49 10.2 17 3.5 4 0.8 1 0.2
MADISON 258 0.3 57 22.1 39 15.1 91 35.3 22 8.5 16 6.2 10 3.9 12 4.7 9 3.5 2 0.8
MARTIN 328 0.4 42 12.8 56 17.1 134 40.9 39 11.9 16 4.9 31 9.5 8 2.4 1 0.3 1 0.3
MECKLENBURG 6,051 6.6 350 5.8 640 10.6 2,094 34.6 924 15.3 561 9.3 962 15.9 335 5.5 120 2.0 65 1.1
MITCHELL 213 0.2 38 17.8 33 15.5 83 39.0 23 10.8 18 8.5 16 7.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 0.9
MONTGOMERY 312 0.3 46 14.7 73 23.4 119 38.1 24 7.7 27 8.7 13 4.2 7 2.2 0 0.0 3 1.0
MOORE 1,150 1.3 67 5.8 120 10.4 416 36.2 134 11.7 120 10.4 180 15.7 81 7.0 27 2.3 5 0.4
NASH 1,135 1.2 144 12.7 182 16.0 471 41.5 133 11.7 92 8.1 71 6.3 22 1.9 15 1.3 5 0.4
NEW HANOVER 1,904 2.1 84 4.4 193 10.1 733 38.5 299 15.7 167 8.8 271 14.2 103 5.4 51 2.7 3 0.2
NORTHAMPTON 253 0.3 52 20.6 47 18.6 81 32.0 30 11.9 21 8.3 18 7.1 4 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
ONSLOW 1,153 1.3 98 8.5 141 12.2 531 46.1 163 14.1 104 9.0 77 6.7 27 2.3 10 0.9 2 0.2
ORANGE 811 0.9 46 5.7 72 8.9 235 29.0 97 12.0 48 5.9 151 18.6 99 12.2 54 6.7 9 1.1
PAMLICO 180 0.2 11 6.1 22 12.2 78 43.3 29 16.1 19 10.6 14 7.8 5 2.8 1 0.6 1 0.6
PASQUOTANK 428 0.5 43 10.0 73 17.1 172 40.2 50 11.7 27 6.3 44 10.3 13 3.0 4 0.9 2 0.5
PENDER 551 0.6 36 6.5 95 17.2 227 41.2 65 11.8 57 10.3 48 8.7 19 3.4 4 0.7 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 163 0.2 16 9.8 27 16.6 66 40.5 16 9.8 14 8.6 12 7.4 3 1.8 3 1.8 6 3.7
PERSON 413 0.4 52 12.6 58 14.0 186 45.0 40 9.7 48 11.6 21 5.1 7 1.7 1 0.2 0 0.0
PITT 1,298 1.4 138 10.6 209 16.1 430 33.1 185 14.3 96 7.4 122 9.4 69 5.3 43 3.3 6 0.5
POLK 310 0.3 25 8.1 22 7.1 99 31.9 46 14.8 24 7.7 56 18.1 22 7.1 13 4.2 3 1.0
RANDOLPH 1,604 1.7 227 14.2 327 20.4 658 41.0 145 9.0 106 6.6 93 5.8 36 2.2 5 0.3 7 0.4
RICHMOND 588 0.6 90 15.3 104 17.7 246 41.8 51 8.7 58 9.9 25 4.3 11 1.9 2 0.3 1 0.2
ROBESON 1,378 1.5 243 17.6 301 21.8 530 38.5 114 8.3 82 6.0 73 5.3 21 1.5 11 0.8 3 0.2
ROCKINGHAM 1,113 1.2 155 13.9 203 18.2 498 44.7 107 9.6 72 6.5 60 5.4 13 1.2 3 0.3 2 0.2
ROWAN 1,674 1.8 168 10.0 284 17.0 691 41.3 212 12.7 135 8.1 124 7.4 38 2.3 18 1.1 4 0.2
RUTHERFORD 862 0.9 108 12.5 162 18.8 331 38.4 110 12.8 61 7.1 57 6.6 15 1.7 7 0.8 11 1.3
SAMPSON 702 0.8 111 15.8 131 18.7 291 41.5 62 8.8 53 7.5 35 5.0 14 2.0 5 0.7 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 419 0.5 58 13.8 70 16.7 165 39.4 39 9.3 41 9.8 28 6.7 13 3.1 5 1.2 0 0.0
STANLY 751 0.8 90 12.0 138 18.4 310 41.3 78 10.4 56 7.5 45 6.0 20 2.7 7 0.9 7 0.9
STOKES 597 0.6 98 16.4 114 19.1 256 42.9 51 8.5 44 7.4 24 4.0 7 1.2 1 0.2 2 0.3
SURRY 970 1.1 138 14.2 183 18.9 373 38.5 103 10.6 82 8.5 55 5.7 25 2.6 8 0.8 3 0.3
SWAIN 200 0.2 26 13.0 45 22.5 65 32.5 30 15.0 19 9.5 10 5.0 3 1.5 1 0.5 1 0.5
TRANSYLVANIA 417 0.5 45 10.8 36 8.6 145 34.8 63 15.1 21 5.0 62 14.9 33 7.9 10 2.4 2 0.5
TYRRELL 43 0.0 6 14.0 10 23.3 19 44.2 4 9.3 1 2.3 2 4.7 0 0.0 1 2.3 0 0.0
UNION 1,482 1.6 143 9.6 179 12.1 597 40.3 192 13.0 121 8.2 183 12.3 42 2.8 21 1.4 4 0.3
VANCE 562 0.6 85 15.1 154 27.4 196 34.9 61 10.9 30 5.3 25 4.4 8 1.4 3 0.5 0 0.0
WAKE 5,649 6.1 312 5.5 465 8.2 1,863 33.0 858 15.2 522 9.2 1,019 18.0 398 7.0 185 3.3 27 0.5
WARREN 259 0.3 33 12.7 53 20.5 108 41.7 25 9.7 22 8.5 13 5.0 3 1.2 1 0.4 1 0.4
WASHINGTON 166 0.2 22 13.3 24 14.5 77 46.4 16 9.6 14 8.4 8 4.8 5 3.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 352 0.4 46 13.1 44 12.5 102 29.0 60 17.0 16 4.5 41 11.6 27 7.7 16 4.5 0 0.0
WAYNE 1,229 1.3 141 11.5 170 13.8 553 45.0 136 11.1 100 8.1 91 7.4 29 2.4 7 0.6 2 0.2
WILKES 824 0.9 159 19.3 159 19.3 305 37.0 78 9.5 54 6.6 40 4.9 19 2.3 4 0.5 6 0.7
WILSON 901 1.0 130 14.4 170 18.9 373 41.4 63 7.0 65 7.2 63 7.0 24 2.7 7 0.8 6 0.7
YADKIN 463 0.5 72 15.6 88 19.0 205 44.3 34 7.3 30 6.5 20 4.3 7 1.5 1 0.2 6 1.3
YANCEY 215 0.2 39 18.1 36 16.7 69 32.1 32 14.9 14 6.5 12 5.6 10 4.7 3 1.4 0 0.0

Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics