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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
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Arkansas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Wyoming is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Oklahoma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Idaho is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Kentucky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Alabama is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Mississippi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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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
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Alaska is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Colorado is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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New Mexico is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Tennessee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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North Carolina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Virginia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Arizona is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Missouri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Oregon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Utah is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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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
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Montana is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates
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Ohio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list States with the Highest Divorce Rates