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New Jersey Health Statistics
1997

Marriages and Divorces
Race

Table MD7 presents 1997 marriages by race of bride and groom by the county of occurrence of the marriage. The data are provided by the racial categories contained on the certificate: white, black and other. Missing or not classifiable race is listed as "not stated".


TABLE MD7. MARRIAGES BY COUNTY OF OCCURRENCE AND
BY RACE OF BRIDE AND GROOM
NEW JERSEY, 1997
COUNTY TOTAL WHITE BLACK OTHER NOT STATED
BRIDE GROOM BRIDE GROOM BRIDE GROOM BRIDE GROOM
ATLANTIC 1,964 1,601 1,562 269 270 93 131 1 1
BERGEN 5,584 4,794 4,796 375 403 413 383 2 2
BURLINGTON 2,368 1,976 1,971 320 337 69 59 3 1
CAMDEN 2,942 2,387 2,367 442 448 113 126 0 1
CAPE MAY 889 836 832 41 51 12 6 0 0
CUMBERLAND 888 749 739 128 131 11 18 0 0
ESSEX 6,245 3,615 3,592 2,435 2,458 195 195 0 0
GLOUCESTER 1,444 1,322 1,312 103 110 19 22 0 0
HUDSON 4,956 4,043 3,977 563 599 346 377 4 3
HUNTERDON 727 711 715 9 8 7 4 0 0
MERCER 2,128 1,622 1,630 429 424 77 74 0 0
MIDDLESEX 4,758 3,954 3,923 527 544 275 289 2 2
MONMOUTH 3,929 3,521 3,516 305 327 102 84 1 2
MORRIS 3,052 2,816 2,822 94 105 140 123 2 2
OCEAN 2,629 2,516 2,495 68 89 44 44 1 1
PASSAIC 3,706 3,186 3,186 394 407 126 113 0 0
SALEM 359 322 319 33 37 4 3 0 0
SOMERSET 1,799 1,561 1,553 133 144 103 100 2 2
SUSSEX 785 762 762 10 12 13 11 0 0
UNION 3,801 2,947 2,915 753 797 101 89 0 0
WARREN 503 491 488 9 11 3 4 0 0
MILITARY 10 7 6 3 4 0 0 0 0
NOT STATED 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 55,467 45,740 45,479 7,443 7,716 2,266 2,255 18 17


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