YTD2020 QUARTERS 1-2 (JAN-JUN) 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 49,141 100.0 4,345 8.8 6,862 14.0 19,309 39.3 6,165 12.5 4,400 9.0 5,166 10.5 1,930 3.9 717 1.5 247 0.5
COUNTY OF RESIDENCE: 959 2.0 74 7.7 146 15.2 408 42.5 118 12.3 79 8.2 89 9.3 35 3.6 7 0.7 3 0.3
ALAMANCE
ALEXANDER 187 0.4 37 19.8 37 19.8 69 36.9 20 10.7 8 4.3 11 5.9 3 1.6 2 1.1 0 0.0
ALLEGHANY 74 0.2 14 18.9 17 23.0 28 37.8 7 9.5 5 6.8 2 2.7 0 0.0 1 1.4 0 0.0
ANSON 143 0.3 10 7.0 21 14.7 70 49.0 11 7.7 19 13.3 8 5.6 3 2.1 1 0.7 0 0.0
ASHE 181 0.4 35 19.3 26 14.4 63 34.8 14 7.7 21 11.6 10 5.5 7 3.9 4 2.2 1 0.6
AVERY 116 0.2 20 17.2 18 15.5 37 31.9 11 9.5 10 8.6 16 13.8 3 2.6 1 0.9 0 0.0
BEAUFORT 286 0.6 30 10.5 42 14.7 116 40.6 41 14.3 25 8.7 21 7.3 5 1.7 6 2.1 0 0.0
BERTIE 133 0.3 24 18.0 23 17.3 50 37.6 15 11.3 7 5.3 9 6.8 3 2.3 2 1.5 0 0.0
BLADEN 214 0.4 22 10.3 34 15.9 126 58.9 5 2.3 19 8.9 3 1.4 4 1.9 0 0.0 1 0.5
BRUNSWICK 757 1.5 46 6.1 83 11.0 302 39.9 118 15.6 72 9.5 84 11.1 36 4.8 15 2.0 1 0.1
BUNCOMBE 1,423 2.9 84 5.9 161 11.3 518 36.4 187 13.1 131 9.2 192 13.5 103 7.2 38 2.7 9 0.6
BURKE 564 1.1 73 12.9 95 16.8 223 39.5 56 9.9 59 10.5 45 8.0 9 1.6 4 0.7 0 0.0
CABARRUS 851 1.7 73 8.6 115 13.5 365 42.9 108 12.7 79 9.3 72 8.5 32 3.8 5 0.6 2 0.2
CALDWELL 524 1.1 74 14.1 97 18.5 198 37.8 60 11.5 45 8.6 39 7.4 7 1.3 3 0.6 1 0.2
CAMDEN 43 0.1 1 2.3 7 16.3 16 37.2 7 16.3 3 7.0 8 18.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.3
CARTERET 399 0.8 23 5.8 53 13.3 136 34.1 57 14.3 43 10.8 67 16.8 14 3.5 3 0.8 3 0.8
CASWELL 140 0.3 16 11.4 27 19.3 58 41.4 19 13.6 12 8.6 4 2.9 3 2.1 1 0.7 0 0.0
CATAWBA 873 1.8 81 9.3 118 13.5 373 42.7 96 11.0 81 9.3 83 9.5 32 3.7 8 0.9 1 0.1
CHATHAM 406 0.8 32 7.9 47 11.6 132 32.5 39 9.6 31 7.6 62 15.3 38 9.4 21 5.2 4 1.0
CHEROKEE 165 0.3 22 13.3 25 15.2 71 43.0 24 14.5 14 8.5 6 3.6 2 1.2 1 0.6 0 0.0
CHOWAN 84 0.2 9 10.7 21 25.0 28 33.3 10 11.9 5 6.0 8 9.5 2 2.4 1 1.2 0 0.0
CLAY 50 0.1 7 14.0 3 6.0 21 42.0 8 16.0 5 10.0 6 12.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
CLEVELAND 647 1.3 66 10.2 106 16.4 281 43.4 74 11.4 50 7.7 45 7.0 18 2.8 5 0.8 2 0.3
COLUMBUS 413 0.8 37 9.0 74 17.9 176 42.6 55 13.3 37 9.0 20 4.8 10 2.4 1 0.2 3 0.7
CRAVEN 619 1.3 44 7.1 85 13.7 236 38.1 102 16.5 59 9.5 52 8.4 29 4.7 8 1.3 4 0.6
CUMBERLAND 1,414 2.9 85 6.0 190 13.4 568 40.2 230 16.3 143 10.1 130 9.2 45 3.2 16 1.1 7 0.5
CURRITUCK 93 0.2 5 5.4 15 16.1 42 45.2 18 19.4 0 0.0 9 9.7 3 3.2 0 0.0 1 1.1
DARE 136 0.3 4 2.9 8 5.9 55 40.4 27 19.9 14 10.3 19 14.0 8 5.9 1 0.7 0 0.0
DAVIDSON 1,014 2.1 111 10.9 193 19.0 433 42.7 105 10.4 82 8.1 63 6.2 12 1.2 6 0.6 9 0.9
DAVIE 243 0.5 20 8.2 38 15.6 106 43.6 27 11.1 15 6.2 22 9.1 9 3.7 5 2.1 1 0.4
DUPLIN 339 0.7 30 8.8 60 17.7 150 44.2 44 13.0 30 8.8 19 5.6 5 1.5 1 0.3 0 0.0
DURHAM 1,175 2.4 82 7.0 142 12.1 380 32.3 142 12.1 107 9.1 170 14.5 95 8.1 45 3.8 12 1.0
EDGECOMBE 352 0.7 41 11.6 79 22.4 142 40.3 31 8.8 21 6.0 25 7.1 10 2.8 2 0.6 1 0.3
FORSYTH 1,805 3.7 88 4.9 201 11.1 746 41.3 252 14.0 160 8.9 226 12.5 76 4.2 40 2.2 16 0.9
FRANKLIN 320 0.7 29 9.1 49 15.3 142 44.4 32 10.0 30 9.4 26 8.1 8 2.5 2 0.6 2 0.6
GASTON 1,240 2.5 116 9.4 203 16.4 492 39.7 165 13.3 119 9.6 105 8.5 27 2.2 6 0.5 7 0.6
GATES 47 0.1 13 27.7 10 21.3 16 34.0 5 10.6 1 2.1 1 2.1 1 2.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
GRAHAM 62 0.1 10 16.1 9 14.5 29 46.8 8 12.9 3 4.8 2 3.2 1 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
GRANVILLE 305 0.6 32 10.5 41 13.4 132 43.3 31 10.2 33 10.8 19 6.2 7 2.3 6 2.0 4 1.3
GREENE 111 0.2 9 8.1 25 22.5 51 45.9 11 9.9 9 8.1 1 0.9 4 3.6 0 0.0 1 0.9
GUILFORD 2,379 4.8 166 7.0 302 12.7 878 36.9 322 13.5 198 8.3 325 13.7 130 5.5 39 1.6 19 0.8
HALIFAX 352 0.7 47 13.4 75 21.3 136 38.6 30 8.5 36 10.2 20 5.7 5 1.4 2 0.6 1 0.3
HARNETT 587 1.2 59 10.1 103 17.5 247 42.1 63 10.7 56 9.5 37 6.3 17 2.9 1 0.2 4 0.7
HAYWOOD 407 0.8 46 11.3 44 10.8 163 40.0 55 13.5 48 11.8 33 8.1 15 3.7 3 0.7 0 0.0
HENDERSON 737 1.5 33 4.5 63 8.5 287 38.9 98 13.3 77 10.4 125 17.0 34 4.6 18 2.4 2 0.3
HERTFORD 153 0.3 29 19.0 29 19.0 67 43.8 12 7.8 8 5.2 4 2.6 3 2.0 0 0.0 1 0.7
HOKE 203 0.4 27 13.3 22 10.8 76 37.4 37 18.2 22 10.8 12 5.9 6 3.0 0 0.0 1 0.5
HYDE 29 0.1 6 20.7 2 6.9 12 41.4 2 6.9 5 17.2 0 0.0 2 6.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
IREDELL 830 1.7 77 9.3 117 14.1 326 39.3 105 12.7 78 9.4 88 10.6 28 3.4 8 1.0 3 0.4
JACKSON 214 0.4 27 12.6 28 13.1 78 36.4 31 14.5 18 8.4 23 10.7 6 2.8 3 1.4 0 0.0
JOHNSTON 849 1.7 74 8.7 117 13.8 369 43.5 94 11.1 89 10.5 71 8.4 23 2.7 6 0.7 6 0.7
JONES 77 0.2 8 10.4 15 19.5 36 46.8 7 9.1 7 9.1 3 3.9 1 1.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
LEE 319 0.6 24 7.5 47 14.7 143 44.8 41 12.9 29 9.1 23 7.2 9 2.8 3 0.9 0 0.0
LENOIR 431 0.9 50 11.6 68 15.8 177 41.1 63 14.6 32 7.4 26 6.0 12 2.8 1 0.2 2 0.5
LINCOLN 500 1.0 34 6.8 84 16.8 205 41.0 41 8.2 61 12.2 49 9.8 16 3.2 7 1.4 3 0.6
MCDOWELL 281 0.6 36 12.8 52 18.5 106 37.7 33 11.7 35 12.5 13 4.6 4 1.4 2 0.7 0 0.0
MACON 238 0.5 23 9.7 27 11.3 94 39.5 32 13.4 19 8.0 28 11.8 9 3.8 3 1.3 3 1.3
MADISON 124 0.3 13 10.5 19 15.3 58 46.8 12 9.7 6 4.8 9 7.3 5 4.0 2 1.6 0 0.0
MARTIN 183 0.4 27 14.8 35 19.1 75 41.0 17 9.3 12 6.6 10 5.5 5 2.7 1 0.5 1 0.5
MECKLENBURG 3,413 6.9 186 5.4 317 9.3 1,179 34.5 483 14.2 321 9.4 606 17.8 215 6.3 72 2.1 34 1.0
MITCHELL 96 0.2 10 10.4 18 18.8 48 50.0 7 7.3 8 8.3 3 3.1 1 1.0 0 0.0 1 1.0
MONTGOMERY 187 0.4 29 15.5 35 18.7 79 42.2 12 6.4 17 9.1 8 4.3 4 2.1 3 1.6 0 0.0
MOORE 607 1.2 35 5.8 59 9.7 228 37.6 73 12.0 46 7.6 107 17.6 43 7.1 14 2.3 2 0.3
NASH 522 1.1 57 10.9 84 16.1 220 42.1 54 10.3 52 10.0 43 8.2 8 1.5 2 0.4 2 0.4
NEW HANOVER 1,071 2.2 43 4.0 104 9.7 367 34.3 178 16.6 101 9.4 177 16.5 77 7.2 22 2.1 2 0.2
NORTHAMPTON 152 0.3 22 14.5 37 24.3 63 41.4 11 7.2 5 3.3 9 5.9 5 3.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
ONSLOW 629 1.3 42 6.7 89 14.1 294 46.7 78 12.4 59 9.4 43 6.8 18 2.9 5 0.8 1 0.2
ORANGE 435 0.9 28 6.4 30 6.9 143 32.9 46 10.6 25 5.7 86 19.8 40 9.2 35 8.0 2 0.5
PAMLICO 81 0.2 7 8.6 3 3.7 34 42.0 20 24.7 12 14.8 1 1.2 2 2.5 2 2.5 0 0.0
PASQUOTANK 225 0.5 24 10.7 32 14.2 87 38.7 41 18.2 12 5.3 21 9.3 4 1.8 4 1.8 0 0.0
PENDER 293 0.6 16 5.5 49 16.7 123 42.0 45 15.4 26 8.9 21 7.2 12 4.1 1 0.3 0 0.0
PERQUIMANS 91 0.2 9 9.9 13 14.3 35 38.5 14 15.4 9 9.9 7 7.7 3 3.3 0 0.0 1 1.1
PERSON 237 0.5 25 10.5 40 16.9 116 48.9 19 8.0 20 8.4 7 3.0 7 3.0 1 0.4 2 0.8
PITT 723 1.5 65 9.0 109 15.1 235 32.5 101 14.0 72 10.0 85 11.8 38 5.3 16 2.2 2 0.3
POLK 111 0.2 6 5.4 10 9.0 25 22.5 12 10.8 10 9.0 31 27.9 10 9.0 6 5.4 1 0.9
RANDOLPH 905 1.8 121 13.4 158 17.5 392 43.3 106 11.7 59 6.5 51 5.6 7 0.8 4 0.4 7 0.8
RICHMOND 271 0.6 24 8.9 51 18.8 119 43.9 38 14.0 19 7.0 13 4.8 5 1.8 1 0.4 1 0.4
ROBESON 751 1.5 133 17.7 172 22.9 258 34.4 64 8.5 65 8.7 37 4.9 14 1.9 5 0.7 3 0.4
ROCKINGHAM 650 1.3 70 10.8 136 20.9 273 42.0 73 11.2 45 6.9 43 6.6 4 0.6 4 0.6 2 0.3
ROWAN 873 1.8 71 8.1 126 14.4 365 41.8 118 13.5 95 10.9 71 8.1 15 1.7 11 1.3 1 0.1
RUTHERFORD 414 0.8 44 10.6 62 15.0 178 43.0 48 11.6 33 8.0 36 8.7 8 1.9 2 0.5 3 0.7
SAMPSON 334 0.7 38 11.4 57 17.1 154 46.1 22 6.6 39 11.7 17 5.1 3 0.9 2 0.6 2 0.6
SCOTLAND 234 0.5 30 12.8 35 15.0 90 38.5 9 3.8 30 12.8 27 11.5 8 3.4 3 1.3 2 0.9
STANLY 401 0.8 34 8.5 66 16.5 174 43.4 49 12.2 40 10.0 28 7.0 7 1.7 1 0.2 2 0.5
STOKES 296 0.6 42 14.2 45 15.2 136 45.9 26 8.8 25 8.4 16 5.4 3 1.0 2 0.7 1 0.3
SURRY 491 1.0 65 13.2 97 19.8 203 41.3 59 12.0 34 6.9 23 4.7 7 1.4 1 0.2 2 0.4
SWAIN 104 0.2 12 11.5 15 14.4 44 42.3 14 13.5 13 12.5 5 4.8 1 1.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
TRANSYLVANIA 209 0.4 22 10.5 14 6.7 78 37.3 32 15.3 15 7.2 32 15.3 10 4.8 5 2.4 1 0.5
TYRRELL 25 0.1 2 8.0 5 20.0 12 48.0 2 8.0 2 8.0 2 8.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
UNION 715 1.5 57 8.0 96 13.4 303 42.4 104 14.5 57 8.0 65 9.1 25 3.5 8 1.1 0 0.0
VANCE 315 0.6 54 17.1 74 23.5 107 34.0 39 12.4 22 7.0 11 3.5 4 1.3 3 1.0 1 0.3
WAKE 2,959 6.0 158 5.3 234 7.9 963 32.5 413 14.0 302 10.2 560 18.9 222 7.5 92 3.1 15 0.5
WARREN 145 0.3 15 10.3 29 20.0 67 46.2 9 6.2 11 7.6 10 6.9 3 2.1 0 0.0 1 0.7
WASHINGTON 87 0.2 12 13.8 13 14.9 39 44.8 11 12.6 5 5.7 6 6.9 1 1.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
WATAUGA 184 0.4 22 12.0 22 12.0 57 31.0 24 13.0 11 6.0 26 14.1 14 7.6 7 3.8 1 0.5
WAYNE 748 1.5 73 9.8 102 13.6 328 43.9 96 12.8 67 9.0 60 8.0 18 2.4 4 0.5 0 0.0
WILKES 444 0.9 79 17.8 89 20.0 167 37.6 52 11.7 23 5.2 21 4.7 9 2.0 4 0.9 0 0.0
WILSON 539 1.1 73 13.5 89 16.5 222 41.2 46 8.5 48 8.9 40 7.4 13 2.4 6 1.1 2 0.4
YADKIN 230 0.5 30 13.0 39 17.0 120 52.2 16 7.0 14 6.1 6 2.6 0 0.0 2 0.9 3 1.3
YANCEY 126 0.3 22 17.5 10 7.9 61 48.4 15 11.9 9 7.1 7 5.6 2 1.6 0 0.0 0 0.0
Missing/Unknown 18 0.0 3 16.7 4 22.2 5 27.8 1 5.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 5.6 0 0.0 4 22.2

* 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