YTD2019 QUARTERS 1-3 (JAN-SEP) NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENT DEATHS* OCCURRING IN NORTH CAROLINA, 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 68,687 100.0 6,339 9.2 9,831 14.3 26,725 38.9 8,784 12.8 5,890 8.6 7,146 10.4 2,597 3.8 1,020 1.5 355 0.5
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 1,348 2.0 128 9.5 184 13.6 565 41.9 148 11.0 113 8.4 155 11.5 39 2.9 12 0.9 4 0.3
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 298 0.4 40 13.4 54 18.1 142 47.7 19 6.4 16 5.4 18 6.0 6 2.0 1 0.3 2 0.7
ALLEGHANY 102 0.1 15 14.7 19 18.6 49 48.0 6 5.9 6 5.9 4 3.9 1 1.0 0 0.0 2 2.0
ANSON 227 0.3 16 7.0 41 18.1 119 52.4 19 8.4 19 8.4 10 4.4 2 0.9 1 0.4 0 0.0
ASHE 258 0.4 55 21.3 45 17.4 88 34.1 16 6.2 20 7.8 23 8.9 8 3.1 3 1.2 0 0.0
AVERY 167 0.2 22 13.2 19 11.4 64 38.3 23 13.8 14 8.4 15 9.0 4 2.4 3 1.8 3 1.8
BEAUFORT 425 0.6 30 7.1 80 18.8 155 36.5 69 16.2 34 8.0 39 9.2 15 3.5 3 0.7 0 0.0
BERTIE 196 0.3 34 17.3 52 26.5 74 37.8 13 6.6 7 3.6 11 5.6 2 1.0 1 0.5 2 1.0
BLADEN 312 0.5 36 11.5 56 17.9 142 45.5 24 7.7 31 9.9 17 5.4 5 1.6 0 0.0 1 0.3
BRUNSWICK 1,069 1.6 58 5.4 137 12.8 404 37.8 160 15.0 106 9.9 135 12.6 48 4.5 20 1.9 1 0.1
BUNCOMBE 1,889 2.8 136 7.2 214 11.3 678 35.9 243 12.9 166 8.8 259 13.7 131 6.9 52 2.8 10 0.5
BURKE 816 1.2 125 15.3 142 17.4 311 38.1 98 12.0 64 7.8 51 6.3 18 2.2 6 0.7 1 0.1
CABARRUS 1,201 1.7 100 8.3 170 14.2 476 39.6 175 14.6 116 9.7 109 9.1 44 3.7 7 0.6 4 0.3
CALDWELL 777 1.1 115 14.8 161 20.7 309 39.8 76 9.8 50 6.4 43 5.5 21 2.7 1 0.1 1 0.1
CAMDEN 58 0.1 7 12.1 7 12.1 27 46.6 7 12.1 7 12.1 1 1.7 1 1.7 1 1.7 0 0.0
CARTERET 629 0.9 33 5.2 66 10.5 252 40.1 105 16.7 65 10.3 62 9.9 33 5.2 9 1.4 4 0.6
CASWELL 192 0.3 24 12.5 36 18.8 89 46.4 17 8.9 9 4.7 11 5.7 1 0.5 1 0.5 4 2.1
CATAWBA 1,210 1.8 110 9.1 228 18.8 501 41.4 109 9.0 96 7.9 112 9.3 30 2.5 14 1.2 10 0.8
CHATHAM 580 0.8 37 6.4 55 9.5 196 33.8 70 12.1 52 9.0 84 14.5 54 9.3 30 5.2 2 0.3
CHEROKEE 228 0.3 22 9.6 32 14.0 99 43.4 27 11.8 23 10.1 12 5.3 9 3.9 4 1.8 0 0.0
CHOWAN 160 0.2 15 9.4 28 17.5 60 37.5 19 11.9 12 7.5 21 13.1 3 1.9 0 0.0 2 1.3
CLAY 81 0.1 3 3.7 10 12.3 34 42.0 11 13.6 10 12.3 11 13.6 2 2.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 933 1.4 109 11.7 171 18.3 362 38.8 121 13.0 79 8.5 64 6.9 19 2.0 5 0.5 3 0.3
COLUMBUS 507 0.7 65 12.8 96 18.9 196 38.7 58 11.4 42 8.3 40 7.9 8 1.6 1 0.2 1 0.2
CRAVEN 817 1.2 56 6.9 101 12.4 311 38.1 137 16.8 63 7.7 103 12.6 31 3.8 10 1.2 5 0.6
CUMBERLAND 1,910 2.8 141 7.4 248 13.0 744 39.0 311 16.3 202 10.6 165 8.6 69 3.6 19 1.0 11 0.6
CURRITUCK 95 0.1 5 5.3 15 15.8 37 38.9 12 12.6 15 15.8 7 7.4 2 2.1 2 2.1 0 0.0
DARE 213 0.3 8 3.8 18 8.5 79 37.1 30 14.1 17 8.0 39 18.3 16 7.5 4 1.9 2 0.9
DAVIDSON 1,356 2.0 163 12.0 249 18.4 592 43.7 145 10.7 99 7.3 71 5.2 23 1.7 9 0.7 5 0.4
DAVIE 360 0.5 34 9.4 49 13.6 152 42.2 41 11.4 37 10.3 32 8.9 8 2.2 7 1.9 0 0.0
DUPLIN 405 0.6 49 12.1 72 17.8 176 43.5 46 11.4 30 7.4 21 5.2 10 2.5 1 0.2 0 0.0
DURHAM 1,550 2.3 105 6.8 207 13.4 504 32.5 195 12.6 114 7.4 239 15.4 101 6.5 64 4.1 21 1.4
EDGECOMBE 533 0.8 78 14.6 114 21.4 233 43.7 37 6.9 23 4.3 33 6.2 12 2.3 3 0.6 0 0.0
FORSYTH 2,552 3.7 162 6.3 249 9.8 1,035 40.6 336 13.2 235 9.2 335 13.1 127 5.0 50 2.0 23 0.9
FRANKLIN 481 0.7 49 10.2 89 18.5 193 40.1 71 14.8 35 7.3 36 7.5 6 1.2 1 0.2 1 0.2
GASTON 1,796 2.6 212 11.8 329 18.3 697 38.8 208 11.6 153 8.5 124 6.9 41 2.3 19 1.1 13 0.7
GATES 70 0.1 10 14.3 12 17.1 28 40.0 6 8.6 4 5.7 8 11.4 1 1.4 0 0.0 1 1.4
GRAHAM 82 0.1 16 19.5 12 14.6 31 37.8 9 11.0 6 7.3 7 8.5 0 0.0 1 1.2 0 0.0
GRANVILLE 421 0.6 54 12.8 70 16.6 169 40.1 35 8.3 50 11.9 29 6.9 6 1.4 3 0.7 5 1.2
GREENE 153 0.2 14 9.2 24 15.7 70 45.8 25 16.3 5 3.3 9 5.9 2 1.3 1 0.7 3 2.0
GUILFORD 3,402 5.0 254 7.5 387 11.4 1,267 37.2 496 14.6 269 7.9 449 13.2 184 5.4 68 2.0 28 0.8
HALIFAX 506 0.7 79 15.6 119 23.5 209 41.3 25 4.9 41 8.1 21 4.2 10 2.0 1 0.2 1 0.2
HARNETT 761 1.1 72 9.5 113 14.8 320 42.0 86 11.3 84 11.0 53 7.0 21 2.8 9 1.2 3 0.4
HAYWOOD 591 0.9 54 9.1 75 12.7 229 38.7 68 11.5 71 12.0 61 10.3 28 4.7 5 0.8 0 0.0
HENDERSON 1,048 1.5 55 5.2 86 8.2 379 36.2 152 14.5 113 10.8 156 14.9 63 6.0 37 3.5 7 0.7
HERTFORD 217 0.3 41 18.9 49 22.6 84 38.7 10 4.6 9 4.1 15 6.9 7 3.2 1 0.5 1 0.5
HOKE 260 0.4 33 12.7 33 12.7 94 36.2 44 16.9 33 12.7 16 6.2 5 1.9 1 0.4 1 0.4
HYDE 48 0.1 6 12.5 8 16.7 22 45.8 4 8.3 4 8.3 3 6.3 1 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
IREDELL 1,186 1.7 79 6.7 168 14.2 509 42.9 147 12.4 118 9.9 106 8.9 43 3.6 11 0.9 5 0.4
JACKSON 276 0.4 25 9.1 29 10.5 117 42.4 29 10.5 24 8.7 26 9.4 13 4.7 11 4.0 2 0.7
JOHNSTON 1,143 1.7 101 8.8 171 15.0 466 40.8 153 13.4 116 10.1 93 8.1 28 2.4 6 0.5 9 0.8
JONES 84 0.1 7 8.3 21 25.0 36 42.9 7 8.3 7 8.3 4 4.8 1 1.2 0 0.0 1 1.2
LEE 432 0.6 35 8.1 80 18.5 157 36.3 60 13.9 45 10.4 41 9.5 10 2.3 4 0.9 0 0.0
LENOIR 544 0.8 73 13.4 87 16.0 214 39.3 55 10.1 59 10.8 32 5.9 17 3.1 5 0.9 2 0.4
LINCOLN 631 0.9 80 12.7 102 16.2 251 39.8 69 10.9 60 9.5 53 8.4 13 2.1 2 0.3 1 0.2
MCDOWELL 380 0.6 44 11.6 67 17.6 161 42.4 45 11.8 36 9.5 18 4.7 8 2.1 0 0.0 1 0.3
MACON 338 0.5 26 7.7 43 12.7 137 40.5 53 15.7 29 8.6 32 9.5 12 3.6 5 1.5 1 0.3
MADISON 183 0.3 20 10.9 38 20.8 78 42.6 23 12.6 4 2.2 13 7.1 6 3.3 1 0.5 0 0.0
MARTIN 210 0.3 21 10.0 40 19.0 94 44.8 33 15.7 12 5.7 6 2.9 3 1.4 0 0.0 1 0.5
MECKLENBURG 4,526 6.6 267 5.9 447 9.9 1,539 34.0 733 16.2 421 9.3 761 16.8 223 4.9 98 2.2 37 0.8
MITCHELL 163 0.2 28 17.2 26 16.0 63 38.7 15 9.2 18 11.0 11 6.7 0 0.0 1 0.6 1 0.6
MONTGOMERY 275 0.4 47 17.1 55 20.0 105 38.2 21 7.6 28 10.2 14 5.1 3 1.1 1 0.4 1 0.4
MOORE 875 1.3 45 5.1 93 10.6 306 35.0 130 14.9 97 11.1 133 15.2 51 5.8 18 2.1 2 0.2
NASH 829 1.2 97 11.7 124 15.0 366 44.1 101 12.2 52 6.3 63 7.6 20 2.4 4 0.5 2 0.2
NEW HANOVER 1,566 2.3 74 4.7 149 9.5 564 36.0 247 15.8 144 9.2 262 16.7 84 5.4 41 2.6 1 0.1
NORTHAMPTON 196 0.3 33 16.8 35 17.9 84 42.9 15 7.7 13 6.6 11 5.6 4 2.0 1 0.5 0 0.0
ONSLOW 938 1.4 63 6.7 132 14.1 414 44.1 162 17.3 82 8.7 60 6.4 15 1.6 8 0.9 2 0.2
ORANGE 604 0.9 49 8.1 60 9.9 171 28.3 66 10.9 46 7.6 111 18.4 48 7.9 51 8.4 2 0.3
PAMLICO 134 0.2 16 11.9 22 16.4 47 35.1 23 17.2 9 6.7 6 4.5 10 7.5 1 0.7 0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 280 0.4 44 15.7 40 14.3 96 34.3 38 13.6 17 6.1 27 9.6 13 4.6 2 0.7 3 1.1
PENDER 456 0.7 28 6.1 53 11.6 202 44.3 84 18.4 35 7.7 45 9.9 8 1.8 1 0.2 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 113 0.2 12 10.6 18 15.9 46 40.7 21 18.6 4 3.5 9 8.0 3 2.7 0 0.0 0 0.0
PERSON 341 0.5 51 15.0 53 15.5 161 47.2 25 7.3 33 9.7 15 4.4 1 0.3 0 0.0 2 0.6
PITT 971 1.4 106 10.9 152 15.7 341 35.1 144 14.8 89 9.2 90 9.3 28 2.9 16 1.6 5 0.5
POLK 178 0.3 10 5.6 20 11.2 57 32.0 30 16.9 8 4.5 33 18.5 13 7.3 6 3.4 1 0.6
RANDOLPH 1,187 1.7 126 10.6 276 23.3 491 41.4 129 10.9 85 7.2 56 4.7 16 1.3 3 0.3 5 0.4
RICHMOND 425 0.6 43 10.1 65 15.3 206 48.5 41 9.6 32 7.5 24 5.6 13 3.1 0 0.0 1 0.2
ROBESON 1,008 1.5 172 17.1 220 21.8 377 37.4 73 7.2 79 7.8 61 6.1 15 1.5 9 0.9 2 0.2
ROCKINGHAM 898 1.3 106 11.8 185 20.6 384 42.8 86 9.6 71 7.9 42 4.7 18 2.0 5 0.6 1 0.1
ROWAN 1,196 1.7 98 8.2 169 14.1 504 42.1 146 12.2 123 10.3 99 8.3 38 3.2 8 0.7 11 0.9
RUTHERFORD 610 0.9 72 11.8 119 19.5 232 38.0 77 12.6 49 8.0 36 5.9 11 1.8 7 1.1 7 1.1
SAMPSON 489 0.7 57 11.7 70 14.3 221 45.2 58 11.9 41 8.4 27 5.5 8 1.6 6 1.2 1 0.2
SCOTLAND 276 0.4 28 10.1 43 15.6 116 42.0 18 6.5 25 9.1 30 10.9 12 4.3 4 1.4 0 0.0
STANLY 559 0.8 49 8.8 110 19.7 230 41.1 62 11.1 53 9.5 37 6.6 11 2.0 4 0.7 3 0.5
STOKES 381 0.6 48 12.6 75 19.7 177 46.5 28 7.3 26 6.8 16 4.2 8 2.1 0 0.0 3 0.8
SURRY 742 1.1 126 17.0 136 18.3 293 39.5 71 9.6 56 7.5 40 5.4 12 1.6 4 0.5 4 0.5
SWAIN 158 0.2 30 19.0 33 20.9 54 34.2 24 15.2 9 5.7 5 3.2 1 0.6 1 0.6 1 0.6
TRANSYLVANIA 313 0.5 28 8.9 31 9.9 111 35.5 42 13.4 20 6.4 50 16.0 21 6.7 10 3.2 0 0.0
TYRRELL 29 0.0 4 13.8 7 24.1 10 34.5 4 13.8 1 3.4 3 10.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 1,121 1.6 91 8.1 127 11.3 484 43.2 167 14.9 76 6.8 117 10.4 49 4.4 10 0.9 0 0.0
VANCE 382 0.6 48 12.6 85 22.3 156 40.8 42 11.0 24 6.3 18 4.7 6 1.6 3 0.8 0 0.0
WAKE 4,384 6.4 215 4.9 360 8.2 1,412 32.2 699 15.9 398 9.1 834 19.0 311 7.1 131 3.0 24 0.5
WARREN 178 0.3 21 11.8 33 18.5 82 46.1 12 6.7 8 4.5 16 9.0 3 1.7 1 0.6 2 1.1
WASHINGTON 125 0.2 20 16.0 9 7.2 72 57.6 10 8.0 8 6.4 4 3.2 1 0.8 0 0.0 1 0.8
WATAUGA 274 0.4 30 10.9 33 12.0 94 34.3 38 13.9 19 6.9 30 10.9 18 6.6 11 4.0 1 0.4
WAYNE 1,019 1.5 102 10.0 144 14.1 446 43.8 129 12.7 75 7.4 95 9.3 20 2.0 5 0.5 3 0.3
WILKES 616 0.9 87 14.1 150 24.4 235 38.1 43 7.0 52 8.4 27 4.4 19 3.1 3 0.5 0 0.0
WILSON 656 1.0 92 14.0 97 14.8 295 45.0 49 7.5 52 7.9 42 6.4 18 2.7 4 0.6 7 1.1
YADKIN 322 0.5 42 13.0 63 19.6 151 46.9 23 7.1 24 7.5 10 3.1 5 1.6 2 0.6 2 0.6
YANCEY 185 0.3 35 18.9 33 17.8 61 33.0 22 11.9 8 4.3 13 7.0 7 3.8 4 2.2 2 1.1
Missing/Unknown 12 0.0 3 25.0 2 16.7 2 16.7 0 0.0 1 8.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 33.3

* Data shown are provisional and include only resident events occurring within North Carolina. Data does not reflect events affecting
North Carolina residents that occurred in other states. Therefore provisional data will not match the final number of resident events reported.
Prepared by NC DHHS/Division of Public Health/State Center for Health Statistics