Special Report

American Cities With the Highest and Lowest Divorce Rates

Cities with the lowest divorce rates:

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25. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Divorced population: 8.54% or 349,497
> Separated population: 61,318 (1.50% – #225 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 1,926,933 (47.10% – #227 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 1,540,086 (37.65% – #52 highest of 384)
> Total population: 4,873,019 – #11 largest of 384 metros

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24. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA
> Divorced population: 8.50% or 923,913
> Separated population: 217,436 (2.00% – #122 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 4,823,793 (44.40% – #312 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 4,373,290 (40.25% – #26 highest of 384)
> Total population: 13,214,799 – #2 largest of 384 metros

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23. Salinas, CA
> Divorced population: 8.47% or 28,756
> Separated population: 5,418 (1.60% – #206 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 159,053 (46.86% – #236 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 130,898 (38.56% – #42 highest of 384)
> Total population: 434,061 – #124 largest of 384 metros

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22. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY
> Divorced population: 8.40% or 46,539
> Separated population: 11,303 (2.04% – #117 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 274,568 (49.53% – #118 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 191,707 (34.58% – #133 highest of 384)
> Total population: 679,158 – #86 largest of 384 metros

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21. College Station-Bryan, TX
> Divorced population: 8.39% or 18,507
> Separated population: 3,262 (1.48% – #230 highest of 384 metros)
> Married, not separated pop.: 89,421 (40.53% – #373 highest of 384)
> Never married population: 100,855 (45.71% – #5 highest of 384)
> Total population: 268,101 – #184 largest of 384 metros

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