Special Report

American Cities With the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates

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10. Flagstaff, AZ
> Divorced population: 7.68% or 9,234
> Separated population: 963 (0.80% – #361 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 49,106 (40.85% – #369 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 57,059 (47.47% – #2 highest of 384)
> Total population: 143,476 – #291 largest of 384 metros

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9. Lawrence, KS
> Divorced population: 7.66% or 7,918
> Separated population: 681 (0.66% – #367 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 45,927 (44.41% – #311 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 45,191 (43.70% – #8 highest of 384)
> Total population: 122,259 – #326 largest of 384 metros

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8. Trenton-Princeton, NJ
> Divorced population: 7.58% or 22,973
> Separated population: 6,750 (2.23% – #77 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 140,001 (46.19% – #261 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 118,177 (38.99% – #36 highest of 384)
> Total population: 367,430 – #148 largest of 384 metros

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7. Laredo, TX
> Divorced population: 7.58% or 15,330
> Separated population: 5,404 (2.67% – #37 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 95,149 (47.04% – #229 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 76,823 (37.98% – #49 highest of 384)
> Total population: 276,652 – #176 largest of 384 metros

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6. Iowa City, IA
> Divorced population: 7.56% or 10,861
> Separated population: 933 (0.65% – #369 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 69,258 (48.18% – #178 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 59,129 (41.14% – #22 highest of 384)
> Total population: 173,105 – #246 largest of 384 metros

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