Top 20 American States With The Highest Divorce Rates 2023
Which State has the highest divorces in USA.
In America every 42 seconds, there is one divorce taking place, That equates to 86 divorces per hour, 2,046 divorces per day, 14,364 divorces per week, and 746,971 divorces per year, according to wf-lawyers.com.
On the other hand, every 16 seconds, there is a marriage in the U.S. That equates to 230 marriages per hour, 38,762 marriages per week and 2,015,603 per year.
Wf-Lawyers also found that almost 50% of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce or separation.
Researchers estimate that 41% of all first marriages end in divorce.
In the USA, a percent of couples married between the age of 20 – 25 will end in divorce.
Those who wait to marry until they are over 25 years old are 24% less likely to get divorced.
With that being said, these are the top states in USA that have the highest divorces per year.
It is safe to say that couples married in these states are way more likely to get divorced in the future.
The following states have the highest divorce rates in the United States.
States With The Highest Divorces In USA:
- Arkansas – 10.7
- Oklahoma – 10.4
- Nevada – 10.2
- New Mexico – 10.2
- Kentucky – 10.1
- Wyoming – 10.0
- Delaware – 9.4
- Utah – 9.4
- Kansas – 9.2
- Alabama/Missouri – 9.1
- New Mexico
- West Virginia