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New Jersey Health Statistics
1997

Marriages and Divorces
Divorces, Annulments And Separate Maintenance Actions


TABLE MD9. MARRIAGES AND DIVORCES BY COUNTY OF OCCURRENCE
NEW JERSEY, 1997

COUNTY

NUMBER OF
MARRIAGES

RATE*

NUMBER OF
DIVORCES**

RATE*

ATLANTIC 1,964 8.3 1,076 4.5
BERGEN 5,584 6.6 2,414 2.8
BURLINGTON 2,368 5.7 1,332 3.2
CAMDEN 2,942 5.8 1,662 3.3
CAPE MAY 889 9.1 355 3.6
CUMBERLAND 888 6.3 523 3.7
ESSEX 6,245 8.3 2,307 3.1
GLOUCESTER 1,444 5.9 770 3.1
HUDSON 4,956 9.0 2,141 3.9
HUNTERDON 727 6.0 351 2.9
MERCER 2,128 6.5 982 3.0
MIDDLESEX 4,758 6.7 2,340 3.3
MONMOUTH 3,929 6.6 1,786 3.0
MORRIS 3,052 6.7 1,385 3.0
OCEAN 2,629 5.5 1,405 2.9
PASSAIC 3,706 7.7 1,445 3.0
SALEM 359 5.4 260 3.9
SOMERSET 1,799 6.5 776 2.8
SUSSEX 785 5.5 413 2.9
UNION 3,801 7.6 1,513 3.0
WARREN 503 5.1 301 3.1
MILITARY 10 N/A 0 N/A
NOT STATED 1 N/A 0 N/A
TOTAL 55,467 6.9 25,537 3.2
* Rates are computed per 1,000 population.**Figures include divorces, annulments, and separate maintenance actions.


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