Table 4:Divorce Rates
 
STATE
DIVORCE RATES BY YEAR (# of divorces per 1000 population)
1989
1990
1991
1993
1994
1995
Montana
5.1
5.1
5.4
5.1
4.9
4.8
Kansas
5.0
5.1
5.5
4.8
4.7
4.2
Connecticut
3.7
3.5
3.5
3.1
2.8
2.9
Idaho
6.3
6.4
6.3
6.3
6.2
5.8
Rhode Island
3.6
3.7
3.3
3.4
3.2
3.7
Alaska
6.3
5.7
6.4
5.3
5.5
5.0
Vermont
4.5
4.4
4.6
4.8
4.0
4.8
Illinois
4.0
4.0
4.0
3.7
3.7
3.3
Wyoming
6.6
6.9
7.0
6.5
6.5
6.7
Missouri
4.9
5.0
5.1
5.1
5.0
5.0
Oregon
5.4
5.5
5.2
5.3
5.3
4.8
Michigan
4.4
4.4
4.3
4.1
4.1
4.2
Virginia
4.2
4.4
4.5
4.5
4.6
4.4
Pennsylvania
3.2
3.4
3.3
3.3
3.3
3.3
Utah
4.8
5.2
4.8
4.8
4.7
4.6
Tennessee
6.6
6.6
6.5
6.5
6.6
6.3
Alabama
6.2
6.3
6.5
6.5
6.2
6.1
New Hampshire
4.5
4.5
4.3
4.5
4.4
4.2
Nebraska
4.0
4.1
4.0
3.9
4.0
3.8
7


Sources: Monthly Vital Statistics Report, Vol. 43, No. 13 (October 23, 1995), National Center for Health Statistics.Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1993.