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Oklahoma Marriage and Divorce Rates

Oklahoman Modified: October 24, 2011 at 12:07 am •  Published: October 24, 2011
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Marriage Rate (per 1,000 Oklahoma residents)

1995 — 8.7

2005 — 7.7

2010 — 7.3

Divorce Rate (per 1,000 Oklahoma residents)

1995 — 6.6

2005 — 5.3

2010 — 5.3

Source: Oklahoma State Department of Health, based on marriage licenses and divorce decrees issued by county

Marriage and Divorce Rates in 2009 National Survey

MARRIAGE

Men

National Average: 19.1 (per 1,000 men)

Oklahoma: 23.8

Women

National Average: 17.6 (per 1,000 women)

Oklahoma: 22.4

DIVORCE

Men

National Average: 9.2 (per 1,000 men)

Oklahoma: 12.8

Women

National Average: 9.7 (per 1,000 women)

Oklahoma: 14.1

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Marital Events of Americans: 2009