North Carolina abortions and live births by county of residence, 1989-2018

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 16 February 2020

Reported abortions by county of residence, 1989-2018

county198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018county
Alamance660659651606587472551553537521506572546417433525439486471436405375339322295351324296345320Alamance
Alexander575559475262576240595140345148484630332829322719172016332442Alexander
Alleghany2418262624231413131397108991154711617594788Alleghany
Anson968685918182888252768242445756667158476454504940434950534540Anson
Ashe37404733473837351821211316272428172323151518719671415118Ashe
Avery334039344137302523282815152223201818232491512810816181812Avery
Beaufort122150119102100109881189897911189380791008877718664656849515151615270Beaufort
Bertie504946395241254840633742223340605955496053524331324047402927Bertie
Bladen90106827170816610279887662696673766049586550635458474939614045Bladen
Brunswick181190189168180171152188152143150150153165163206188186198180190169136123126153150141132136Brunswick
Buncombe1,009987928877850775809717729677633583588588634697621593560608548476484470446413497453481466Buncombe
Burke2402622352262532242252272102391761281621281,44213612212212110397998572638590925982Burke
Cabarrus396405381313347356300345323374330316313328409389386382382379346345301272299313414390367400Cabarrus
Caldwell1981891911631831851551239712412991859498102911131099776914656464765625866Caldwell
Camden1312159132149819162131111111592214181912151065169Camden
Carteret19718218819915815310712012213813211511312413813513716013412610810810976618775697976Carteret
Caswell889054554158565555796349464148534948534343453727343231322728Caswell
Catawba446466429447414418386385295365355276242302312330327344271300276245195183167175226207229228Catawba
Chatham17515018514714711814014514212414312213711411813912511512812510413410578697066708062Chatham
Cherokee455245495033285251822322272616311721201220871810351587Cherokee
Chowan4223291520199261630193253318203333343132271627221718111515Chowan
Clay11191314910161079118197107103945334302536Clay
Cleveland29224729624825221925522616524820815314216223523219524218818516518312812394111154157155172Cleveland
Columbus146158180172193191148160149140172138146148130176114120116129129123121110768885839963Columbus
Craven388419358324292283279286323260240243267233249250259288251237242243203187165173152183177180Craven
Cumberland1,8921,7451,7061,7671,7591,8691,6642,0471,6321,8171,6861,4081,5871,5351,5391,7531,2771,4581,5941,5881,7041,6411,3941,5911,3991,2731,4031,4091,3401,375Cumberland
Currituck4737381834274342843364824952587053655762555346413423313439Currituck
Dare13111813446122721561669572123912710913320715914110797858789756762497153Dare
Davidson494480474439385433374367356350352334327260304272288267259279225190161136144154160174204173Davidson
Davie9787981028071816672747067646549466271604848383429243841453349Davie
Duplin1541651661391451761171531121231221291051309810477124949811011811410391101100919286Duplin
Durham1,3781,6861,6921,5681,7861,6711,5381,5331,5261,4171,3821,3831,4291,2921,2221,4351,2891,3391,4251,3571,3201,3851,1741,1368761,2529591,0551,003960Durham
Edgecombe383334324344341322226222214213212158194142145243173173165153158187170144123113139166129144Edgecombe
Forsyth1,9351,8491,9361,7541,6511,6241,4911,3601,3581,3071,3181,3161,2041,1021,1981,2441,3081,2751,3111,2091,194988798615692785956914976920Forsyth
Franklin166147185186161143168175141142149187144134141170139164139131130149121120122138118123107116Franklin
Gaston842775676642699633572499482597513459398466494468449473481443393433284273292311351360388410Gaston
Gates27242411308415144022204211021441825234028182118231310913Gates
Graham6488899466628875812752654134113Graham
Granville195233217220241209241229208198165139155161141146155142162152122145127123113134146121148126Granville
Greene444960495149334956445139544638374236333819363830312827284032Greene
Guilford3,0332,9912,7752,5402,5352,4672,3602,2042,1302,1582,0532,2032,1901,8452,0352,1222,0962,2522,2562,1781,9471,5761,3841,1721,5361,5991,6381,8191,7291,684Guilford
Halifax234265250259231236182216168174245178152140162219184185196151156152136143109106146124128135Halifax
Harnett296264274293245266273334290324301270259265237302255272302233263315292290269247231246227233Harnett
Haywood1461631581541291251201049990117921076289756570607550654850414460354849Haywood
Henderson239299244245193184171176159164135135194135155133154154160154127112107124967910010810995Henderson
Hertford72100102507752346052101516321927111213280707273746447603851415037Hertford
Hoke68767077868267101112108104112104129131179106140163135141158174138103108110111114132Hoke
Hyde1116151081084129117866581071091085675456Hyde
Iredell340336339332283368336325269294293301269318342371332354338337261284226238191195243252269294Iredell
Jackson114115121112113115997760556580918970777074805153555553524638454337Jackson
Johnston338290308343314302313401359353332361374288322417355389379316296354315310270314311342320313Johnston
Jones223424362839233023192320242536252427202335282222211915161110Jones
Lee200209212208209177203193187185180169202163154214159189198185176184175126124133133114135121Lee
Lenoir26527225721724727223124626123918416318012615925216019216012914914814911011795117118120111Lenoir
Lincoln16714317512914614111413312015996968711411211412110110111995907972578163717182Lincoln
Macon535742404644533346333132564241364530383229282823202215322426Macon
Madison416452753039314129363434422423173118242521162523171523171923Madison
Martin728570665757595943535357564933694951463823404236332147432842Martin
McDowell123114971159397947642687762576862536352526037513223292531273138McDowell
Mecklenburg3,9073,7803,9653,5883,8593,8503,5783,6073,7324,1023,5813,6433,2293,9444,2004,0594,2694,6654,1934,2133,9383,9723,5693,3783,3103,3413,8293,9343,8904,166Mecklenburg
Mitchell3334283724182025191521122313111317151519712171461093109Mitchell
Montgomery979782788951707963525547365737455052463234401724372924322017Montgomery
Moore217186210195189166176196213205176167173162154215149164185159141160144152139132151145125119Moore
Nash319376375444346358396401357329274276282251235283273312310252276303267253243235246273265257Nash
New Hanover903915859845852868772841858766724667674673653766806838802754797630537542559545557535554567New Hanover
Northampton936472777850414651344363495241636182544960585154363033403943Northampton
Onslow723834730690626620588608639623626532518561561548637630632651662671533505449470481467448501Onslow
Orange6871,011866791703706721638568581537566541505469472394410424390415366335304220375325297284254Orange
Pamlico224441402227171829332724191814281717261523211812121512111914Pamlico
Pasquotank11512093581056717847088961131514093126186145153129153145103124788155827670Pasquotank
Pender1161089488106102939688937492107102741058510310110897786082836967807786Pender
Perquimans20106920162122133121601912254627243123301817181220699Perquimans
Person14517218516416514116914612711014114717011711513011713211710210615410980618393828276Person
Pitt675724656698787684622636602651589558564430489593546626608519569593536442443426496477461463Pitt
Polk51324739363839253135313034424330242415212229816161516212721Polk
Randolph427422424438365342297299287337293311311223264299300300317267244211170159139142152152149154Randolph
Richmond206146124143137134133121106119131939394108112108126109123109979772697172808687Richmond
Robeson479417360383352366325378343398388270293334342396288332327307378380333308269228276248223251Robeson
Rockingham41340936434531231130130524828023824527621019621020120320616317513110289107101121102113114Rockingham
Rowan445429475378385393372372286335338298294292353342358390296288239270209162179172209248208250Rowan
Rutherford162158165160175151166113126125113991061091181191031171049894856961535759626478Rutherford
Sampson1841771371361561451471471751441637199102101137128144108112132125989810811110791119113Sampson
Scotland11984102110103105103126731029612513210798105791019189102867283737184735563Scotland
Stanly1691401661731541481631349813911110282113146951081149010081826863656463788181Stanly
Stokes119101113115971241069082949167855170656852605064373525362824564050Stokes
Surry173173168163154159153126110128103129107951211081191001139093815927374653726270Surry
Swain36353035333123202522342234221921241519231711201316121615923Swain
Transylvania616958647469715748476155535049444753464331312025291527162224Transylvania
Tyrrell161088555168392458110877455233144Tyrrell
Union296318282263248299292290258275281271245303357339363403349368368339280267248268292314294290Union
Vance20219522019818921525321419520614217716515312719714718114616811614711610481102121141118119Vance
Wake3,1472,7183,3073,3733,2393,2863,1123,4443,0483,1093,3223,2053,3632,9042,8523,3793,0433,4823,4853,2233,0463,3022,9642,7842,4782,7432,9952,9762,8582,971Wake
Warren845965626579626656677058764838664054525453664446313629423927Warren
Washington384430354032203139221722201919323835342822212012241920232114Washington
Watauga2061982192051771871851701491261191241201111151121071051108063745563615758527661Watauga
Wayne422416378403409426424430353367366384391290277373324346348296297355306289255257256289260276Wayne
Wilkes159141155139142132142799510910289747886827487775662453328313630475474Wilkes
Wilson436411409392357308297302267266230187237212192284239264235235249243224219183175184216202192Wilson
Yadkin958474647773646892716070534867577163456437464725303423504633Yadkin
Yancey29233135272525132514182014171615112114181610168771191814Yancey
NORTH CAROLINA UNKNOWN01300043058121440332236866117100786355505283102397671431457378NORTH CAROLINA UNKNOWN
NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL34,90734,56534,36932,73032,49831,87529,93830,59328,59229,86828,13627,09626,94425,88326,70829,33727,67429,43028,54527,23426,12325,80822,37020,97319,81821,12922,84623,07022,67723,018NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL


Reported live births by county of residence, 1989-2018

county198919901991199219931994199519961997199819992000200120022003200420052006200720082009201020112012201320142015201620172018county
Alamance1,5351,5131,5311,4751,4531,4381,4301,5781,7251,6561,7711,8991,9021,8141,8381,7691,8201,9182,0172,0151,8841,8561,6741,7571,7841,7661,7831,8561,9391,958Alamance
Alexander351349360342375384365391432423448414468401413393426420444401403383318386358351343343377344Alexander
Alleghany991061011187881889210011099104126100809810910311298110100848894991049510291Alleghany
Anson391414351374390360296338335339341323353321361285302328303313272279283244262237230266256263Anson
Ashe256223226250215235208262261237290275257219273261274287296267261268230256245223214209216199Ashe
Avery187193193204197211176155174172162180184161186143165187198159159173142143152114147149109163Avery
Beaufort597623616618593519591539553587639649641631561594567594604560586550491508488447486431470416Beaufort
Bertie309306297309281285276293269240252281249255238231230249233258228199202179186164169190171179Bertie
Bladen454415441384455428364420461468460486482434443467439478425412378370342370363363351333325371Bladen
Brunswick7077157257167607506957297487648149058548138778959671,0771,1591,1701,1121,0461,0471,0331,0051,1021,0449781,007987Brunswick
Buncombe2,3782,4172,3242,3482,3342,2382,2282,3572,2492,4922,4722,4902,5972,5642,5052,5762,6212,7552,8642,7382,6752,5682,5452,6072,6652,5762,6252,5952,3922,482Buncombe
Burke9931,0391,0509531,0051,0821,0601,1301,0561,1521,1141,0591,1671,0479641,0079921,0181,0141,078970867861882819885901900927863Burke
Cabarrus1,4031,5091,4241,4421,4311,4381,5051,5301,6791,7891,8842,1972,1362,1902,2372,2682,3892,5142,6102,7262,5352,3582,2952,2732,3122,3352,4582,4772,5932,509Cabarrus
Caldwell9611,0191,0191,0229889569509589441,0881,0409621,053943901958929937934874836819803783795828800822783777Caldwell
Camden96716573577866553140777376721101079810811093101928583959890908998Camden
Carteret690706691702653646607588626625616576637577590649679658643605585623632603659581612546567501Carteret
Caswell269269285264259244217237248253276245262267246212260206210226208182230204216210191203204218Caswell
Catawba1,7141,7871,8311,7771,7531,6921,7421,6541,7971,8741,9602,0512,1392,0792,0331,9432,0062,0572,0972,0171,9031,8291,7721,8281,6721,8061,7541,6641,6521,693Catawba
Chatham571598537571520560534588593664668648665696686723746749734758675654645603609610665640663650Chatham
Cherokee202216257235254238238240278261257267266270262259273301223257260225239208213210222257221258Cherokee
Chowan170201203212180190187208205236177201188187145182174184208177187152173144167124166113134143Chowan
Clay7163776367667553776665707790928588906688947879848878831018983Clay
Cleveland1,3491,3611,3711,3261,3151,2681,2521,2911,2571,3401,2341,2961,3341,2021,2141,1841,1441,1661,2001,2401,2001,1271,0881,0951,0521,0551,0841,0591,0651,162Cleveland
Columbus783805736726704757738719783821838804809771756741744723797734686672652623652608600593578566Columbus
Craven1,5891,6281,5151,7191,4911,5041,4721,4881,6201,5961,6121,5751,6521,5191,5371,5821,5271,6301,6091,7341,6761,7091,6441,6231,5041,5001,4641,4391,3861,337Craven
Cumberland5,7345,7874,8616,5255,7675,5995,7395,6235,5505,6195,4445,3155,6655,4335,2745,2265,5295,5865,6535,7026,1965,8376,0715,5345,6915,7005,4135,4465,5065,402Cumberland
Currituck193222192184175187165186160187205211236211232265256242269220228243232209256260260262257263Currituck
Dare349344306303303266324282302312318354350354429489460468406419383375366392339351348319344318Dare
Davidson1,6931,8831,7871,7961,7081,7641,7271,8471,7361,8431,8851,9271,9731,9031,9401,8831,9211,9211,9151,9971,8871,7291,7471,6661,7251,7561,7491,7711,7621,751Davidson
Davie298367382369329332368337382405420452482431411419462471430454466382378410367361388420369398Davie
Duplin613633645620614659668712759750758787832802728795836832847808821782803746747772748706653707Duplin
Durham3,1033,1513,1093,0973,0912,9702,9453,0203,2353,2883,5113,8323,7683,9013,8673,8414,0594,1944,3754,6244,4234,2584,2314,3214,1924,5034,2314,3464,1824,151Durham
Edgecombe986974963926936921878849817823814808856747710784719699836786704741655676632601638567631593Edgecombe
Forsyth3,9964,1434,0804,0023,8663,8364,1173,9994,2784,3364,4694,6444,5884,5204,6284,5974,7264,9965,1345,0964,8344,6934,5814,6244,5224,5484,3404,4954,3724,330Forsyth
Franklin503528566540503540533547577581602639676673637713702745699781646685655672674664725683719697Franklin
Gaston2,7222,8472,8942,6842,5872,5062,3682,5342,6072,5322,6912,5632,7332,5862,4742,5822,5622,7932,8512,7222,7282,6022,5672,5112,4502,5332,5252,5242,5882,526Gaston
Gates135133119137101126110831201119611810611110511312713512112397115971329010410911110094Gates
Graham11874999286961038495891118710899110911081059910082929396909077847878Graham
Granville569542603575519543535535562594583626599559631616632657629620637623555561526550581570599590Granville
Greene192213200217181184191235233298237238259238240264269243261223261249235218205216203207205206Greene
Guilford5,2895,1955,2765,1945,1105,0535,1715,2295,3195,6075,7245,9186,0955,8315,8855,8616,0006,1196,2966,3816,1506,0036,0496,1646,1696,0856,0956,2586,2186,115Guilford
Halifax925948956909936834801735771738735765797753739723692698729668653631576586558593574559593537Halifax
Harnett1,2651,1681,1401,3651,2651,2561,2521,3751,3751,3881,4141,5041,4331,4231,4101,4551,4821,5741,6161,6421,7301,7611,7621,7711,8561,9851,8001,8611,8861,845Harnett
Haywood549547583522551535541511555524553541563574593530586562598588586525570551545562597616617541Haywood
Henderson8248688508098668107268769251,0001,0421,1121,0331,0751,1371,1181,1891,2261,2481,2371,1831,0711,0681,0531,0441,1101,0691,0891,0401,093Henderson
Hertford380348375332307318315281241290304274280279295311325305293334300253245232241223239223230230Hertford
Hoke4604283724674144995045475306456626716676697097087648767958769319301,008932899948956935880846Hoke
Hyde747387686553635743644557626056566073525342615249583749393435Hyde
Iredell1,3981,4271,4691,4221,3841,4021,4301,4401,5561,6431,6741,8751,8501,8091,8321,7342,0001,9952,0041,9801,9061,8301,7471,7271,7521,7711,9351,9241,8571,891Iredell
Jackson306330333296302308307318312333353368367358360345405411422383447447394367363399400392372366Jackson
Johnston1,2551,3241,3251,3981,3221,4211,5541,5781,7191,8671,9322,0252,1212,1162,2092,3082,3172,3382,4742,5352,4212,2572,2772,2172,1652,2872,2672,3362,3182,299Johnston
Jones1511481331331251159110293112122988793829299106968596991188996105908310688Jones
Lee650697653681679695737699729841834788875817855821852980898975859866828824777787726810759792Lee
Lenoir823857898862882877859902796864831806860825716778837788791739758702661652659681633647616624Lenoir
Lincoln699758722740659725755802776798871919905800912860864896883930879784796743753817791809806856Lincoln
Macon243238252262242250270281289298296312308302332330354368413389348316311346339334365333339322Macon
Madison181202199189182209193217221237221212229214222227193193194196184162182202187196234196177221Madison
Martin352380383401343332312299334370349316338303308314284320267318297253238233249232266237248247Martin
McDowell500489451454474446457474487508546525550510511490514561513546476487454450461447489444457418McDowell
Mecklenburg8,5169,0199,1108,7438,8408,7198,9279,4469,69510,49710,91011,95712,17612,29612,77312,95213,52714,34414,76714,90214,45313,89513,73413,84813,82014,40914,85114,87614,74614,651Mecklenburg
Mitchell170182177160168162164143153156178169156172159163153167163179149135136146142142151141135149Mitchell
Montgomery382375354381336362378358406438389417416382386367389409410387318332352326299318316296270278Montgomery
Moore8078537267647988238117978629599268619289318719629879631,0161,0109229559679699821,0231,0581,1321,1091,168Moore
Nash1,1801,2621,2321,2561,2161,2001,1551,2141,1631,1691,2351,2501,3011,2001,1501,2251,2041,2171,2751,2681,2691,1691,0921,1071,1131,0361,0511,0161,1101,046Nash
New Hanover1,6371,7881,7351,8081,7871,8021,8401,8361,8741,8991,9952,0372,0192,0392,0792,1822,3722,4402,4942,4512,3472,2282,2512,2322,2412,2832,3112,2412,2662,146New Hanover
Northampton342317302297275278260248241263276259258210249227244267243236217210176211175165177200200171Northampton
Onslow3,3743,4482,9333,6553,2063,1573,2223,3003,2173,1773,1773,1253,3243,1143,1813,3673,1923,5283,1813,6654,0584,2943,1814,4084,3284,3674,1733,9594,0603,923Onslow
Orange1,1761,1101,2091,1631,1221,1431,0891,1281,1551,1591,1221,2981,2601,3561,3061,3311,3771,2801,3541,3811,2971,2111,3121,2861,1921,2151,2071,1661,1791,134Orange
Pamlico1401431441141081299812011512598981081001101231111181001121111038998799184987390Pamlico
Pasquotank510495485485463453397422437464433465454462511517557561575576526533484479483536493479492454Pasquotank
Pender403428466443417437459396455438450498491487440478511548620567584603614590577634615651658623Pender
Perquimans153137123131127113116115106111117115124117131112143121142135131134133126142124112122124121Perquimans
Person449487407418443402451416418434467482433476434447452471479481470440407371430435403401443400Person
Pitt1,7191,6871,7521,7561,6781,7001,6801,8081,7891,9011,8731,9902,0271,9871,9982,1012,0262,1962,3362,3452,3032,1472,1442,1672,1112,1252,1632,0232,0512,085Pitt
Polk159159164165152160159172146176184181190160169162176146147153163130124131151156140140161149Polk
Randolph1,5371,5501,4831,4961,5241,5471,5741,6491,7171,7541,8501,8651,9471,7571,8261,7771,7341,7651,8921,8311,7071,6751,5741,6351,5891,6031,5581,6001,5761,520Randolph
Richmond666718699678706663676665647702658670714581618608641651709674622597602520536504557518574555Richmond
Robeson1,8901,9851,9281,9871,9421,9401,8061,9652,0002,1152,1142,1142,1492,0321,9732,0282,0972,1672,2682,2232,1292,1031,8861,8341,9341,8191,7711,7751,7821,699Robeson
Rockingham1,2041,1961,1541,1311,1561,1941,0851,1561,0741,1961,1861,1551,2061,1401,0931,0571,0621,0711,1091,0501,048943886952953963905937860913Rockingham
Rowan1,5451,5271,5651,5291,4571,5091,4821,5051,5451,6931,7121,6701,7051,6901,6651,6111,6301,7851,8051,8341,6921,5321,5321,5821,5191,5511,6031,6501,5881,593Rowan
Rutherford820848848803785820782785773799816833872746768782733751784710736713706671663672681659689654Rutherford
Sampson717668706699696705743797804863909937925890906864930942949899907874840858854840832831831834Sampson
Scotland568604585580538572537574564575513449543494486482490540561516495506457454448440443455455443Scotland
Stanly718759756743659685697718690722731754753753701770686724751694735671639629638718678690732676Stanly
Stokes481473451463490518502486524541520504526479510490466478454448425437399407375402411380404396Stokes
Surry833875830845823802849881911952929952972923913866873912927916858814773789723758750723738757Surry
Swain203199166177162182154167157171172179183166166197183188193188167186196194206200219169152141Swain
Transylvania291283308306292276269309259283279254298280266253297312297295316272262224285289274263252278Transylvania
Tyrrell475547505327363641434746464045445052585246464536454139513834Tyrrell
Union1,4811,3991,4621,4201,4471,6121,5891,6611,9101,8802,0422,3082,2362,3122,3942,4972,6082,5952,8082,7682,5402,4762,3812,3822,2892,3782,3592,4162,3822,455Union
Vance711678700670687617622645649669687737753693668658662742716626623608572578579561540530584562Vance
Wake6,7806,9987,0487,1217,3597,6537,7758,1208,6659,0319,44810,66510,25910,92411,34211,75112,26412,84913,29913,54213,01012,70512,45812,30912,43912,63512,86713,01912,68312,580Wake
Warren238244215219210234188178187217215212194180225190205242231183206210173168186198186177176159Warren
Washington217239213202205178198208190159163167201158162185171186190156171128139125142116119126134129Washington
Watauga362378347340359358353380345335332339362338354347374383404399357347361348339370355367398354Watauga
Wayne1,6931,7031,6631,6241,5891,6021,5561,6461,6491,7141,7481,7381,7631,6601,7071,7601,8151,7721,8021,7731,6611,6231,7281,7921,7041,7171,6301,6361,6111,638Wayne
Wilkes754730792764757770829810759821857864927877822750798795838785702675673697645686719691649696Wilkes
Wilson1,0181,0339729571,0229769581,0351,0541,1591,0861,1071,0801,0791,0021,0811,0501,0791,1471,1741,0851,0371,005918938936971964939976Wilson
Yadkin384387377394412423455468429514501476525462440470463498467469427406401413399341386392392363Yadkin
Yancey163208186194185178165176189169192198218162166188183178189177179177171174158173182154170183Yancey
NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL102,091104,439102,309103,925101,333101,396101,555104,428106,949111,631113,755118,112120,247117,307118,292119,773123,040127,646130,886130,758126,785122,303120,403119,767118,983120,948120,836120,765120,099118,957NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL


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