North Carolina abortions and live births by county of residence, 1989-2016

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 9 October 2017

Reported abortions by county of residence, 1989-2016

county1989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016county
Alamance660659651606587472551553537521506572546417433525439486471436405375339322295351324296Alamance
Alexander57555947526257624059514034514848463033282932271917201633Alexander
Alleghany24182626242314131313971089911547116175947Alleghany
Anson96868591818288825276824244575666715847645450494043495053Anson
Ashe37404733473837351821211316272428172323151518719671415Ashe
Avery33403934413730252328281515222320181823249151281081618Avery
Beaufort12215011910210010988118989791118938079100887771866465684951515161Beaufort
Bertie50494639524125484063374222334060595549605352433132404740Bertie
Bladen9010682717081661027988766269667376604958655063545847493961Bladen
Brunswick181190189168180171152188152143150150153165163206188186198180190169136123126153150141Brunswick
Buncombe1,009987928877850775809717729677633583588588634697621593560608548476484470446413497453Buncombe
Burke2402622352262532242252272102391761281621281,4421361221221211039799857263859092Burke
Cabarrus396405381313347356300345323374330316313328409389386382382379346345301272299313414390Cabarrus
Caldwell198189191163183185155123971241299185949810291113109977691465646476562Caldwell
Camden1312159132149819162131111111592214181912151065Camden
Carteret1971821881991581531071201221381321151131241381351371601341261081081097661877569Carteret
Caswell88905455415856555579634946414853494853434345372734323132Caswell
Catawba446466429447414418386385295365355276242302312330327344271300276245195183167175226207Catawba
Chatham1751501851471471181401451421241431221371141181391251151281251041341057869706670Chatham
Cherokee4552454950332852518223222726163117212012208718103515Cherokee
Chowan422329152019926163019325331820333334313227162722171811Chowan
Clay111913149101610791181971071039453343025Clay
Cleveland29224729624825221925522616524820815314216223523219524218818516518312812394111154157Cleveland
Columbus14615818017219319114816014914017213814614813017611412011612912912312111076888583Columbus
Craven388419358324292283279286323260240243267233249250259288251237242243203187165173152183Craven
Cumberland1,8921,7451,7061,7671,7591,8691,6642,0471,6321,8171,6861,4081,5871,5351,5391,7531,2771,4581,5941,5881,7041,6411,3941,5911,3991,2731,4031,409Cumberland
Currituck473738183427434284336482495258705365576255534641342331Currituck
Dare1311181344612272156166957212391271091332071591411079785878975676249Dare
Davidson494480474439385433374367356350352334327260304272288267259279225190161136144154160174Davidson
Davie978798102807181667274706764654946627160484838342924384145Davie
Duplin154165166139145176117153112123122129105130981047712494981101181141039110110091Duplin
Durham1,3781,6861,6921,5681,7861,6711,5381,5331,5261,4171,3821,3831,4291,2921,2221,4351,2891,3391,4251,3571,3201,3851,1741,1368761,2529591,055Durham
Edgecombe383334324344341322226222214213212158194142145243173173165153158187170144123113139166Edgecombe
Forsyth1,9351,8491,9361,7541,6511,6241,4911,3601,3581,3071,3181,3161,2041,1021,1981,2441,3081,2751,3111,2091,194988798615692785956914Forsyth
Franklin166147185186161143168175141142149187144134141170139164139131130149121120122138118123Franklin
Gaston842775676642699633572499482597513459398466494468449473481443393433284273292311351360Gaston
Gates27242411308415144022204211021441825234028182118231310Gates
Graham64888994666288758127526541341Graham
Granville195233217220241209241229208198165139155161141146155142162152122145127123113134146121Granville
Greene44496049514933495644513954463837423633381936383031282728Greene
Guilford3,0332,9912,7752,5402,5352,4672,3602,2042,1302,1582,0532,2032,1901,8452,0352,1222,0962,2522,2562,1781,9471,5761,3841,1721,5361,5991,6381,819Guilford
Halifax234265250259231236182216168174245178152140162219184185196151156152136143109106146124Halifax
Harnett296264274293245266273334290324301270259265237302255272302233263315292290269247231246Harnett
Haywood146163158154129125120104999011792107628975657060755065485041446035Haywood
Henderson2392992442451931841711761591641351351941351551331541541601541271121071249679100108Henderson
Hertford7210010250775234605210151632192711121328070727374644760385141Hertford
Hoke68767077868267101112108104112104129131179106140163135141158174138103108110111Hoke
Hyde11161510810841291178665810710910856754Hyde
Iredell340336339332283368336325269294293301269318342371332354338337261284226238191195243252Iredell
Jackson11411512111211311599776055658091897077707480515355555352463845Jackson
Johnston338290308343314302313401359353332361374288322417355389379316296354315310270314311342Johnston
Jones22342436283923302319232024253625242720233528222221191516Jones
Lee200209212208209177203193187185180169202163154214159189198185176184175126124133133114Lee
Lenoir26527225721724727223124626123918416318012615925216019216012914914814911011795117118Lenoir
Lincoln1671431751291461411141331201599696871141121141211011011199590797257816371Lincoln
Macon53574240464453334633313256424136453038322928282320221532Macon
Madison41645275303931412936343442242317311824252116252317152317Madison
Martin72857066575759594353535756493369495146382340423633214743Martin
McDowell12311497115939794764268776257686253635252603751322329253127McDowell
Mecklenburg3,9073,7803,9653,5883,8593,8503,5783,6073,7324,1023,5813,6433,2293,9444,2004,0594,2694,6654,1934,2133,9383,9723,5693,3783,3103,3413,8293,934Mecklenburg
Mitchell3334283724182025191521122313111317151519712171461093Mitchell
Montgomery97978278895170796352554736573745505246323440172437292432Montgomery
Moore217186210195189166176196213205176167173162154215149164185159141160144152139132151145Moore
Nash319376375444346358396401357329274276282251235283273312310252276303267253243235246273Nash
New Hanover903915859845852868772841858766724667674673653766806838802754797630537542559545557535New Hanover
Northampton93647277785041465134436349524163618254496058515436303340Northampton
Onslow723834730690626620588608639623626532518561561548637630632651662671533505449470481467Onslow
Orange6871,011866791703706721638568581537566541505469472394410424390415366335304220375325297Orange
Pamlico22444140222717182933272419181428171726152321181212151211Pamlico
Pasquotank1151209358105671784708896113151409312618614515312915314510312478815582Pasquotank
Pender116108948810610293968893749210710274105851031011089778608283696780Pender
Perquimans201069201621221331216019122546272431233018171812206Perquimans
Person1451721851641651411691461271101411471701171151301171321171021061541098061839382Person
Pitt675724656698787684622636602651589558564430489593546626608519569593536442443426496477Pitt
Polk5132473936383925313531303442433024241521222981616151621Polk
Randolph427422424438365342297299287337293311311223264299300300317267244211170159139142152152Randolph
Richmond20614612414313713413312110611913193939410811210812610912310997977269717280Richmond
Robeson479417360383352366325378343398388270293334342396288332327307378380333308269228276248Robeson
Rockingham41340936434531231130130524828023824527621019621020120320616317513110289107101121102Rockingham
Rowan445429475378385393372372286335338298294292353342358390296288239270209162179172209248Rowan
Rutherford16215816516017515116611312612511399106109118119103117104989485696153575962Rutherford
Sampson1841771371361561451471471751441637199102101137128144108112132125989810811110791Sampson
Scotland1198410211010310510312673102961251321079810579101918910286728373718473Scotland
Stanly169140166173154148163134981391111028211314695108114901008182686365646378Stanly
Stokes11910111311597124106908294916785517065685260506437352536282456Stokes
Surry17317316816315415915312611012810312910795121108119100113909381592737465372Surry
Swain36353035333123202522342234221921241519231711201316121615Swain
Transylvania61695864746971574847615553504944475346433131202529152716Transylvania
Tyrrell1610885551683924581108774552331Tyrrell
Union296318282263248299292290258275281271245303357339363403349368368339280267248268292314Union
Vance20219522019818921525321419520614217716515312719714718114616811614711610481102121141Vance
Wake3,1472,7183,3073,3733,2393,2863,1123,4443,0483,1093,3223,2053,3632,9042,8523,3793,0433,4823,4853,2233,0463,3022,9642,7842,4782,7432,9952,976Wake
Warren84596562657962665667705876483866405452545366444631362942Warren
Washington38443035403220313922172220191932383534282221201224192023Washington
Watauga206198219205177187185170149126119124120111115112107105110806374556361575852Watauga
Wayne422416378403409426424430353367366384391290277373324346348296297355306289255257256289Wayne
Wilkes15914115513914213214279951091028974788682748777566245332831363047Wilkes
Wilson436411409392357308297302267266230187237212192284239264235235249243224219183175184216Wilson
Yadkin95847464777364689271607053486757716345643746472530342350Yadkin
Yancey2923313527252513251418201417161511211418161016877119Yancey
NORTH CAROLINA UNKNOWN01300043058121440332236866117100786355505283102397671431NORTH CAROLINA UNKNOWN
NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL34,90734,56534,36932,73032,49831,87529,93830,59328,59229,86828,13627,09626,94425,88326,70829,33727,67429,43028,54527,23426,12325,80822,37020,97319,81821,12922,84623,070NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL


Reported live births by county of residence, 1989-2016

county1989199019911992199319941995199619971998199920002001200220032004200520062007200820092010201120122013201420152016county
Alamance1,5351,5131,5311,4751,4531,4381,4301,5781,7251,6561,7711,8991,9021,8141,8381,7691,8201,9182,0172,0151,8841,8561,6741,7571,7841,7661,7831,856Alamance
Alexander351349360342375384365391432423448414468401413393426420444401403383318386358351343343Alexander
Alleghany9910610111878818892100110991041261008098109103112981101008488949910495Alleghany
Anson391414351374390360296338335339341323353321361285302328303313272279283244262237230266Anson
Ashe256223226250215235208262261237290275257219273261274287296267261268230256245223214209Ashe
Avery187193193204197211176155174172162180184161186143165187198159159173142143152114147149Avery
Beaufort597623616618593519591539553587639649641631561594567594604560586550491508488447486431Beaufort
Bertie309306297309281285276293269240252281249255238231230249233258228199202179186164169190Bertie
Bladen454415441384455428364420461468460486482434443467439478425412378370342370363363351333Bladen
Brunswick7077157257167607506957297487648149058548138778959671,0771,1591,1701,1121,0461,0471,0331,0051,1021,044978Brunswick
Buncombe2,3782,4172,3242,3482,3342,2382,2282,3572,2492,4922,4722,4902,5972,5642,5052,5762,6212,7552,8642,7382,6752,5682,5452,6072,6652,5762,6252,595Buncombe
Burke9931,0391,0509531,0051,0821,0601,1301,0561,1521,1141,0591,1671,0479641,0079921,0181,0141,078970867861882819885901900Burke
Cabarrus1,4031,5091,4241,4421,4311,4381,5051,5301,6791,7891,8842,1972,1362,1902,2372,2682,3892,5142,6102,7262,5352,3582,2952,2732,3122,3352,4582,477Cabarrus
Caldwell9611,0191,0191,0229889569509589441,0881,0409621,053943901958929937934874836819803783795828800822Caldwell
Camden9671657357786655314077737672110107981081109310192858395989090Camden
Carteret690706691702653646607588626625616576637577590649679658643605585623632603659581612546Carteret
Caswell269269285264259244217237248253276245262267246212260206210226208182230204216210191203Caswell
Catawba1,7141,7871,8311,7771,7531,6921,7421,6541,7971,8741,9602,0512,1392,0792,0331,9432,0062,0572,0972,0171,9031,8291,7721,8281,6721,8061,7541,664Catawba
Chatham571598537571520560534588593664668648665696686723746749734758675654645603609610665640Chatham
Cherokee202216257235254238238240278261257267266270262259273301223257260225239208213210222257Cherokee
Chowan170201203212180190187208205236177201188187145182174184208177187152173144167124166113Chowan
Clay716377636766755377666570779092858890668894787984887883101Clay
Cleveland1,3491,3611,3711,3261,3151,2681,2521,2911,2571,3401,2341,2961,3341,2021,2141,1841,1441,1661,2001,2401,2001,1271,0881,0951,0521,0551,0841,059Cleveland
Columbus783805736726704757738719783821838804809771756741744723797734686672652623652608600593Columbus
Craven1,5891,6281,5151,7191,4911,5041,4721,4881,6201,5961,6121,5751,6521,5191,5371,5821,5271,6301,6091,7341,6761,7091,6441,6231,5041,5001,4641,439Craven
Cumberland5,7345,7874,8616,5255,7675,5995,7395,6235,5505,6195,4445,3155,6655,4335,2745,2265,5295,5865,6535,7026,1965,8376,0715,5345,6915,7005,4135,446Cumberland
Currituck193222192184175187165186160187205211236211232265256242269220228243232209256260260262Currituck
Dare349344306303303266324282302312318354350354429489460468406419383375366392339351348319Dare
Davidson1,6931,8831,7871,7961,7081,7641,7271,8471,7361,8431,8851,9271,9731,9031,9401,8831,9211,9211,9151,9971,8871,7291,7471,6661,7251,7561,7491,771Davidson
Davie298367382369329332368337382405420452482431411419462471430454466382378410367361388420Davie
Duplin613633645620614659668712759750758787832802728795836832847808821782803746747772748706Duplin
Durham3,1033,1513,1093,0973,0912,9702,9453,0203,2353,2883,5113,8323,7683,9013,8673,8414,0594,1944,3754,6244,4234,2584,2314,3214,1924,5034,2314,346Durham
Edgecombe986974963926936921878849817823814808856747710784719699836786704741655676632601638567Edgecombe
Forsyth3,9964,1434,0804,0023,8663,8364,1173,9994,2784,3364,4694,6444,5884,5204,6284,5974,7264,9965,1345,0964,8344,6934,5814,6244,5224,5484,3404,495Forsyth
Franklin503528566540503540533547577581602639676673637713702745699781646685655672674664725683Franklin
Gaston2,7222,8472,8942,6842,5872,5062,3682,5342,6072,5322,6912,5632,7332,5862,4742,5822,5622,7932,8512,7222,7282,6022,5672,5112,4502,5332,5252,524Gaston
Gates1351331191371011261108312011196118106111105113127135121123971159713290104109111Gates
Graham1187499928696103849589111871089911091108105991008292939690907784Graham
Granville569542603575519543535535562594583626599559631616632657629620637623555561526550581570Granville
Greene192213200217181184191235233298237238259238240264269243261223261249235218205216203207Greene
Guilford5,2895,1955,2765,1945,1105,0535,1715,2295,3195,6075,7245,9186,0955,8315,8855,8616,0006,1196,2966,3816,1506,0036,0496,1646,1696,0856,0956,258Guilford
Halifax925948956909936834801735771738735765797753739723692698729668653631576586558593574559Halifax
Harnett1,2651,1681,1401,3651,2651,2561,2521,3751,3751,3881,4141,5041,4331,4231,4101,4551,4821,5741,6161,6421,7301,7611,7621,7711,8561,9851,8001,861Harnett
Haywood549547583522551535541511555524553541563574593530586562598588586525570551545562597616Haywood
Henderson8248688508098668107268769251,0001,0421,1121,0331,0751,1371,1181,1891,2261,2481,2371,1831,0711,0681,0531,0441,1101,0691,089Henderson
Hertford380348375332307318315281241290304274280279295311325305293334300253245232241223239223Hertford
Hoke4604283724674144995045475306456626716676697097087648767958769319301,008932899948956935Hoke
Hyde74738768655363574364455762605656607352534261524958374939Hyde
Iredell1,3981,4271,4691,4221,3841,4021,4301,4401,5561,6431,6741,8751,8501,8091,8321,7342,0001,9952,0041,9801,9061,8301,7471,7271,7521,7711,9351,924Iredell
Jackson306330333296302308307318312333353368367358360345405411422383447447394367363399400392Jackson
Johnston1,2551,3241,3251,3981,3221,4211,5541,5781,7191,8671,9322,0252,1212,1162,2092,3082,3172,3382,4742,5352,4212,2572,2772,2172,1652,2872,2672,336Johnston
Jones15114813313312511591102931121229887938292991069685969911889961059083Jones
Lee650697653681679695737699729841834788875817855821852980898975859866828824777787726810Lee
Lenoir823857898862882877859902796864831806860825716778837788791739758702661652659681633647Lenoir
Lincoln699758722740659725755802776798871919905800912860864896883930879784796743753817791809Lincoln
Macon243238252262242250270281289298296312308302332330354368413389348316311346339334365333Macon
Madison181202199189182209193217221237221212229214222227193193194196184162182202187196234196Madison
Martin352380383401343332312299334370349316338303308314284320267318297253238233249232266237Martin
McDowell500489451454474446457474487508546525550510511490514561513546476487454450461447489444McDowell
Mecklenburg8,5169,0199,1108,7438,8408,7198,9279,4469,69510,49710,91011,95712,17612,29612,77312,95213,52714,34414,76714,90214,45313,89513,73413,84813,82014,40914,85114,876Mecklenburg
Mitchell170182177160168162164143153156178169156172159163153167163179149135136146142142151141Mitchell
Montgomery382375354381336362378358406438389417416382386367389409410387318332352326299318316296Montgomery
Moore8078537267647988238117978629599268619289318719629879631,0161,0109229559679699821,0231,0581,132Moore
Nash1,1801,2621,2321,2561,2161,2001,1551,2141,1631,1691,2351,2501,3011,2001,1501,2251,2041,2171,2751,2681,2691,1691,0921,1071,1131,0361,0511,016Nash
New Hanover1,6371,7881,7351,8081,7871,8021,8401,8361,8741,8991,9952,0372,0192,0392,0792,1822,3722,4402,4942,4512,3472,2282,2512,2322,2412,2832,3112,241New Hanover
Northampton342317302297275278260248241263276259258210249227244267243236217210176211175165177200Northampton
Onslow3,3743,4482,9333,6553,2063,1573,2223,3003,2173,1773,1773,1253,3243,1143,1813,3673,1923,5283,1813,6654,0584,2943,1814,4084,3284,3674,1733,959Onslow
Orange1,1761,1101,2091,1631,1221,1431,0891,1281,1551,1591,1221,2981,2601,3561,3061,3311,3771,2801,3541,3811,2971,2111,3121,2861,1921,2151,2071,166Orange
Pamlico140143144114108129981201151259898108100110123111118100112111103899879918498Pamlico
Pasquotank510495485485463453397422437464433465454462511517557561575576526533484479483536493479Pasquotank
Pender403428466443417437459396455438450498491487440478511548620567584603614590577634615651Pender
Perquimans153137123131127113116115106111117115124117131112143121142135131134133126142124112122Perquimans
Person449487407418443402451416418434467482433476434447452471479481470440407371430435403401Person
Pitt1,7191,6871,7521,7561,6781,7001,6801,8081,7891,9011,8731,9902,0271,9871,9982,1012,0262,1962,3362,3452,3032,1472,1442,1672,1112,1252,1632,023Pitt
Polk159159164165152160159172146176184181190160169162176146147153163130124131151156140140Polk
Randolph1,5371,5501,4831,4961,5241,5471,5741,6491,7171,7541,8501,8651,9471,7571,8261,7771,7341,7651,8921,8311,7071,6751,5741,6351,5891,6031,5581,600Randolph
Richmond666718699678706663676665647702658670714581618608641651709674622597602520536504557518Richmond
Robeson1,8901,9851,9281,9871,9421,9401,8061,9652,0002,1152,1142,1142,1492,0321,9732,0282,0972,1672,2682,2232,1292,1031,8861,8341,9341,8191,7711,775Robeson
Rockingham1,2041,1961,1541,1311,1561,1941,0851,1561,0741,1961,1861,1551,2061,1401,0931,0571,0621,0711,1091,0501,048943886952953963905937Rockingham
Rowan1,5451,5271,5651,5291,4571,5091,4821,5051,5451,6931,7121,6701,7051,6901,6651,6111,6301,7851,8051,8341,6921,5321,5321,5821,5191,5511,6031,650Rowan
Rutherford820848848803785820782785773799816833872746768782733751784710736713706671663672681659Rutherford
Sampson717668706699696705743797804863909937925890906864930942949899907874840858854840832831Sampson
Scotland568604585580538572537574564575513449543494486482490540561516495506457454448440443455Scotland
Stanly718759756743659685697718690722731754753753701770686724751694735671639629638718678690Stanly
Stokes481473451463490518502486524541520504526479510490466478454448425437399407375402411380Stokes
Surry833875830845823802849881911952929952972923913866873912927916858814773789723758750723Surry
Swain203199166177162182154167157171172179183166166197183188193188167186196194206200219169Swain
Transylvania291283308306292276269309259283279254298280266253297312297295316272262224285289274263Transylvania
Tyrrell47554750532736364143474646404544505258524646453645413951Tyrrell
Union1,4811,3991,4621,4201,4471,6121,5891,6611,9101,8802,0422,3082,2362,3122,3942,4972,6082,5952,8082,7682,5402,4762,3812,3822,2892,3782,3592,416Union
Vance711678700670687617622645649669687737753693668658662742716626623608572578579561540530Vance
Wake6,7806,9987,0487,1217,3597,6537,7758,1208,6659,0319,44810,66510,25910,92411,34211,75112,26412,84913,29913,54213,01012,70512,45812,30912,43912,63512,86713,019Wake
Warren238244215219210234188178187217215212194180225190205242231183206210173168186198186177Warren
Washington217239213202205178198208190159163167201158162185171186190156171128139125142116119126Washington
Watauga362378347340359358353380345335332339362338354347374383404399357347361348339370355367Watauga
Wayne1,6931,7031,6631,6241,5891,6021,5561,6461,6491,7141,7481,7381,7631,6601,7071,7601,8151,7721,8021,7731,6611,6231,7281,7921,7041,7171,6301,636Wayne
Wilkes754730792764757770829810759821857864927877822750798795838785702675673697645686719691Wilkes
Wilson1,0181,0339729571,0229769581,0351,0541,1591,0861,1071,0801,0791,0021,0811,0501,0791,1471,1741,0851,0371,005918938936971964Wilson
Yadkin384387377394412423455468429514501476525462440470463498467469427406401413399341386392Yadkin
Yancey163208186194185178165176189169192198218162166188183178189177179177171174158173182154Yancey
NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL102,091104,439102,309103,925101,333101,396101,555104,428106,949111,631113,755118,112120,247117,307118,292119,773123,040127,646130,886130,758126,785122,303120,403119,767118,983120,948120,836120,765NORTH CAROLINA TOTAL


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