Special Report

These Cities are America’s Divorce Capitals

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Alabama: Sheffield
> Divorced population: 17.5% (the largest out of 98 cities)
> Married population: 40.5% (24th smallest)
> Separated population: 2.2% (44th largest)
> Median household income: $34,688 (13th lowest)
> Sheffield total population: 8,986

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Alaska: Kenai
> Divorced population: 16.1% (the largest out of 17 cities)
> Married population: 45.6% (4th smallest)
> Separated population: 3.5% (the largest)
> Median household income: $61,007 (2nd lowest)
> Kenai total population: 7,687

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Arizona: Cottonwood
> Divorced population: 21.0% (the largest out of 83 cities)
> Married population: 39.8% (10th smallest)
> Separated population: 2.4% (14th largest)
> Median household income: $34,209 (3rd lowest)
> Cottonwood total population: 11,826

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Arkansas: Newport
> Divorced population: 21.9% (the largest out of 55 cities)
> Married population: 30.3% (2nd smallest)
> Separated population: 5.2% (5th largest)
> Median household income: $29,877 (2nd lowest)
> Newport total population: 7,695

California: Fort Bragg
> Divorced population: 21.6% (the largest out of 593 cities)
> Married population: 32.1% (16th smallest)
> Separated population: 3.9% (21st largest)
> Median household income: $43,003 (66th lowest)
> Fort Bragg total population: 7,298