couples States with the Highest Divorce Rates

Taylor Ratcliff
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Divorce rates by state gives a glance into the states with the highest divorce rate and regions where couples are more likely to split. States are listed from highest to lowest divorce rate and will give you an idea where the happiest couples in the US live (and don't). This divorce rate by state list contains some obvious choices and surprises. From the obvious (people who get married in Vegas get divorced in Vegas??) to the shocking (people in New York City stay pretty happily coupled), this list of states with high divorce rates will clue you in to the areas of the USA where the knot is most likely to stay tied and how the rate varies per state. 

What states have the highest divorce rate? What states have the most couples that stay married? You'll find divorce statistics by state here on this complete list of states where marriages don't last.

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Nevada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Nevada Contiguous United States, USA

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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Arkansas Contiguous United States, USA

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Wyoming is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Wyoming USA

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Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Oklahoma Contiguous United States, USA

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Idaho is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Idaho Contiguous United States, USA

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Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Kentucky Contiguous United States, USA

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Alabama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Alabama Contiguous United States, USA

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Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Mississippi Contiguous United States, USA

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West Virginia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates

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Delaware is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Delaware Contiguous United States, USA

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Alaska is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Alaska Western United States, USA

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Colorado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Colorado Contiguous United States, USA

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New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
New Mexico Contiguous United States, USA

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Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Tennessee USA

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North Carolina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
North Carolina Contiguous United States, USA

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Virginia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Virginia USA

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New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
New Hampshire Contiguous United States, USA

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Arizona is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Arizona Contiguous United States, USA

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Missouri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Missouri Contiguous United States, USA

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Oregon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Oregon Contiguous United States, USA

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Utah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Utah USA

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Washington is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates

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Maine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Maine Contiguous United States, USA

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Montana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Montana Contiguous United States, USA

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Ohio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Ohio Contiguous United States, USA

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Michigan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Michigan Contiguous United States, USA

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Nebraska is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Nebraska Contiguous United States, USA

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Vermont is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Vermont USA

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Kansas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Kansas Contiguous United States, USA

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South Dakota is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates

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Texas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Texas USA

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Maryland is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Maryland Contiguous United States, USA

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New Jersey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
New Jersey Contiguous United States, USA

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South Carolina is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates

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New York is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
New York Contiguous United States, USA

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Rhode Island is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates

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Wisconsin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Wisconsin USA

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Connecticut is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Connecticut Contiguous United States, USA

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Iowa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Iowa Contiguous United States, USA

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North Dakota is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
North Dakota Contiguous United States, USA

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Illinois is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Illinois Contiguous United States, USA

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Massachusetts is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Massachusetts Contiguous United States, USA

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Pennsylvania is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
Pennsylvania Contiguous United States, USA