CY2017 DEATHS OCCURRING* IN NORTH CAROLINA BY COUNTY OF DEATH AND DISPOSITION OF THE BODY

  TOTAL DISPOSITION OF THE BODY:
Burial Cremation Donation Entombment Other Removal from state Unknown
# % # % # % # % # % # % # % # %
TOTAL 94,070 100.0 45,984 48.9 44,004 46.8 754 0.8 1,139 1.2 74 0.1 2,050 2.2 65 0.1
COUNTY OF DEATH: 1,647 1.8 876 53.2 711 43.2 12 0.7 41 2.5 0 0.0 5 0.3 2 0.1
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 235 0.2 130 55.3 100 42.6 2 0.9 1 0.4 0 0.0 2 0.9 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 115 0.1 70 60.9 44 38.3 0 0.0 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ANSON 167 0.2 118 70.7 46 27.5 0 0.0 2 1.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6
ASHE 246 0.3 150 61.0 86 35.0 7 2.8 2 0.8 1 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0
AVERY 173 0.2 95 54.9 74 42.8 1 0.6 1 0.6 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.6
BEAUFORT 486 0.5 297 61.1 185 38.1 1 0.2 2 0.4 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0
BERTIE 163 0.2 121 74.2 40 24.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.6
BLADEN 207 0.2 159 76.8 45 21.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.4 0 0.0
BRUNSWICK 1,116 1.2 331 29.7 737 66.0 10 0.9 8 0.7 1 0.1 29 2.6 0 0.0
BUNCOMBE 3,752 4.0 1,494 39.8 2,113 56.3 49 1.3 32 0.9 2 0.1 57 1.5 5 0.1
BURKE 882 0.9 462 52.4 387 43.9 3 0.3 26 2.9 2 0.2 2 0.2 0 0.0
CABARRUS 1,923 2.0 868 45.1 930 48.4 9 0.5 30 1.6 0 0.0 82 4.3 4 0.2
CALDWELL 813 0.9 421 51.8 375 46.1 2 0.2 8 1.0 0 0.0 6 0.7 1 0.1
CAMDEN 40 0.0 16 40.0 23 57.5 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.5 0 0.0
CARTERET 799 0.8 290 36.3 485 60.7 8 1.0 11 1.4 0 0.0 4 0.5 1 0.1
CASWELL 152 0.2 90 59.2 58 38.2 1 0.7 1 0.7 0 0.0 2 1.3 0 0.0
CATAWBA 1,977 2.1 943 47.7 991 50.1 10 0.5 19 1.0 0 0.0 14 0.7 0 0.0
CHATHAM 558 0.6 230 41.2 302 54.1 10 1.8 5 0.9 0 0.0 11 2.0 0 0.0
CHEROKEE 325 0.3 144 44.3 171 52.6 0 0.0 1 0.3 0 0.0 9 2.8 0 0.0
CHOWAN 160 0.2 105 65.6 52 32.5 0 0.0 1 0.6 0 0.0 2 1.3 0 0.0
CLAY 121 0.1 40 33.1 75 62.0 0 0.0 1 0.8 0 0.0 5 4.1 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 1,089 1.2 656 60.2 403 37.0 9 0.8 11 1.0 1 0.1 9 0.8 0 0.0
COLUMBUS 665 0.7 481 72.3 173 26.0 5 0.8 3 0.5 0 0.0 3 0.5 0 0.0
CRAVEN 1,123 1.2 442 39.4 637 56.7 6 0.5 19 1.7 1 0.1 17 1.5 1 0.1
CUMBERLAND 2,657 2.8 1,351 50.8 1,229 46.3 8 0.3 23 0.9 7 0.3 39 1.5 0 0.0
CURRITUCK 147 0.2 51 34.7 88 59.9 2 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 4.1 0 0.0
DARE 286 0.3 47 16.4 217 75.9 4 1.4 1 0.3 1 0.3 15 5.2 1 0.3
DAVIDSON 1,379 1.5 747 54.2 568 41.2 24 1.7 27 2.0 1 0.1 12 0.9 0 0.0
DAVIE 252 0.3 125 49.6 117 46.4 6 2.4 1 0.4 0 0.0 3 1.2 0 0.0
DUPLIN 355 0.4 266 74.9 73 20.6 3 0.8 8 2.3 0 0.0 5 1.4 0 0.0
DURHAM 3,795 4.0 1,803 47.5 1,792 47.2 33 0.9 22 0.6 1 0.0 137 3.6 7 0.2
EDGECOMBE 447 0.5 304 68.0 127 28.4 1 0.2 12 2.7 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.2
FORSYTH 5,473 5.8 2,598 47.5 2,573 47.0 87 1.6 92 1.7 0 0.0 121 2.2 2 0.0
FRANKLIN 316 0.3 170 53.8 135 42.7 1 0.3 5 1.6 0 0.0 5 1.6 0 0.0
GASTON 2,249 2.4 1,116 49.6 1,049 46.6 17 0.8 43 1.9 0 0.0 23 1.0 1 0.0
GATES 86 0.1 50 58.1 33 38.4 0 0.0 1 1.2 0 0.0 2 2.3 0 0.0
GRAHAM 57 0.1 35 61.4 20 35.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.8 1 1.8
GRANVILLE 419 0.4 249 59.4 164 39.1 1 0.2 3 0.7 0 0.0 2 0.5 0 0.0
GREENE 108 0.1 77 71.3 30 27.8 1 0.9 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
GUILFORD 5,338 5.7 2,458 46.0 2,672 50.1 47 0.9 81 1.5 4 0.1 73 1.4 3 0.1
HALIFAX 470 0.5 344 73.2 118 25.1 0 0.0 2 0.4 1 0.2 5 1.1 0 0.0
HARNETT 756 0.8 411 54.4 318 42.1 5 0.7 8 1.1 0 0.0 14 1.9 0 0.0
HAYWOOD 698 0.7 285 40.8 340 48.7 9 1.3 14 2.0 0 0.0 50 7.2 0 0.0
HENDERSON 1,429 1.5 433 30.3 918 64.2 28 2.0 21 1.5 2 0.1 27 1.9 0 0.0
HERTFORD 260 0.3 181 69.6 74 28.5 0 0.0 1 0.4 3 1.2 0 0.0 1 0.4
HOKE 235 0.2 140 59.6 87 37.0 1 0.4 1 0.4 0 0.0 6 2.6 0 0.0
HYDE 56 0.1 25 44.6 30 53.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.8 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,568 1.7 783 49.9 728 46.4 16 1.0 8 0.5 1 0.1 31 2.0 1 0.1
JACKSON 331 0.4 150 45.3 171 51.7 4 1.2 1 0.3 0 0.0 5 1.5 0 0.0
JOHNSTON 1,304 1.4 706 54.1 533 40.9 4 0.3 31 2.4 0 0.0 30 2.3 0 0.0
JONES 88 0.1 48 54.5 38 43.2 1 1.1 1 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 574 0.6 295 51.4 259 45.1 3 0.5 6 1.0 1 0.2 10 1.7 0 0.0
LENOIR 564 0.6 379 67.2 173 30.7 3 0.5 8 1.4 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0
LINCOLN 548 0.6 277 50.5 255 46.5 4 0.7 4 0.7 1 0.2 7 1.3 0 0.0
MCDOWELL 320 0.3 178 55.6 141 44.1 1 0.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
MACON 425 0.5 157 36.9 239 56.2 3 0.7 1 0.2 0 0.0 23 5.4 2 0.5
MADISON 156 0.2 88 56.4 65 41.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.3 1 0.6
MARTIN 195 0.2 139 71.3 54 27.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 2 1.0 0 0.0
MECKLENBURG 7,888 8.4 3,202 40.6 4,214 53.4 32 0.4 65 0.8 14 0.2 357 4.5 4 0.1
MITCHELL 195 0.2 134 68.7 57 29.2 1 0.5 2 1.0 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
MONTGOMERY 200 0.2 131 65.5 65 32.5 3 1.5 0 0.0 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
MOORE 1,507 1.6 644 42.7 819 54.3 13 0.9 12 0.8 5 0.3 10 0.7 4 0.3
NASH 1,070 1.1 661 61.8 375 35.0 5 0.5 22 2.1 1 0.1 6 0.6 0 0.0
NEW HANOVER 2,960 3.1 1,101 37.2 1,750 59.1 26 0.9 37 1.3 2 0.1 43 1.5 1 0.0
NORTHAMPTON 157 0.2 103 65.6 53 33.8 0 0.0 1 0.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
ONSLOW 804 0.9 348 43.3 415 51.6 5 0.6 11 1.4 1 0.1 24 3.0 0 0.0
ORANGE 1,548 1.6 616 39.8 862 55.7 17 1.1 7 0.5 1 0.1 41 2.6 4 0.3
PAMLICO 90 0.1 34 37.8 54 60.0 1 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.1
PASQUOTANK 486 0.5 253 52.1 214 44.0 5 1.0 8 1.6 0 0.0 6 1.2 0 0.0
PENDER 300 0.3 134 44.7 156 52.0 1 0.3 4 1.3 1 0.3 4 1.3 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 84 0.1 42 50.0 36 42.9 1 1.2 2 2.4 0 0.0 3 3.6 0 0.0
PERSON 280 0.3 168 60.0 106 37.9 2 0.7 3 1.1 0 0.0 1 0.4 0 0.0
PITT 2,483 2.6 1,400 56.4 995 40.1 13 0.5 34 1.4 4 0.2 35 1.4 2 0.1
POLK 174 0.2 47 27.0 113 64.9 7 4.0 1 0.6 0 0.0 6 3.4 0 0.0
RANDOLPH 1,214 1.3 675 55.6 498 41.0 17 1.4 16 1.3 1 0.1 7 0.6 0 0.0
RICHMOND 471 0.5 284 60.3 175 37.2 0 0.0 11 2.3 0 0.0 1 0.2 0 0.0
ROBESON 1,137 1.2 830 73.0 284 25.0 5 0.4 7 0.6 0 0.0 11 1.0 0 0.0
ROCKINGHAM 980 1.0 632 64.5 329 33.6 4 0.4 12 1.2 0 0.0 2 0.2 1 0.1
ROWAN 1,521 1.6 733 48.2 738 48.5 20 1.3 16 1.1 0 0.0 13 0.9 1 0.1
RUTHERFORD 795 0.8 410 51.6 372 46.8 6 0.8 3 0.4 0 0.0 4 0.5 0 0.0
SAMPSON 438 0.5 324 74.0 101 23.1 2 0.5 5 1.1 0 0.0 6 1.4 0 0.0
SCOTLAND 485 0.5 337 69.5 143 29.5 3 0.6 2 0.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
STANLY 584 0.6 324 55.5 242 41.4 8 1.4 3 0.5 1 0.2 5 0.9 1 0.2
STOKES 359 0.4 220 61.3 123 34.3 4 1.1 4 1.1 0 0.0 6 1.7 2 0.6
SURRY 1,079 1.1 687 63.7 356 33.0 14 1.3 13 1.2 0 0.0 9 0.8 0 0.0
SWAIN 166 0.2 106 63.9 57 34.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 3 1.8 0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 356 0.4 121 34.0 229 64.3 2 0.6 1 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.6 1 0.3
TYRRELL 25 0.0 16 64.0 9 36.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 1,365 1.5 625 45.8 686 50.3 15 1.1 9 0.7 1 0.1 29 2.1 0 0.0
VANCE 515 0.5 355 68.9 147 28.5 3 0.6 5 1.0 0 0.0 5 1.0 0 0.0
WAKE 6,280 6.7 2,373 37.8 3,298 52.5 30 0.5 111 1.8 3 0.0 460 7.3 5 0.1
WARREN 146 0.2 98 67.1 46 31.5 0 0.0 1 0.7 0 0.0 1 0.7 0 0.0
WASHINGTON 104 0.1 69 66.3 34 32.7 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 358 0.4 186 52.0 161 45.0 2 0.6 6 1.7 0 0.0 3 0.8 0 0.0
WAYNE 1,441 1.5 946 65.6 453 31.4 11 0.8 23 1.6 1 0.1 7 0.5 0 0.0
WILKES 580 0.6 368 63.4 186 32.1 10 1.7 11 1.9 1 0.2 4 0.7 0 0.0
WILSON 736 0.8 493 67.0 216 29.3 2 0.3 15 2.0 5 0.7 5 0.7 0 0.0
YADKIN 292 0.3 184 63.0 103 35.3 0 0.0 2 0.7 0 0.0 3 1.0 0 0.0
YANCEY 142 0.2 75 52.8 63 44.4 2 1.4 2 1.4 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0

*Data include deaths occurring in North Carolina, regardless of place of residence.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics