THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A Piedmont city has been named the divorce capital of North Carolina.
Real estate website FindTheHome recently published a list showing the “divorce capital of every state.”
In North Carolina, it’s Thomasville, with a population of 27,042 and a 15.7 divorced percentage, according to the website.
To make the list, FindTheHome used data compiled by the American Community Survey’s five-year estimates for the period ending in 2014.
Forty to 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. currently end in divorce, according to the American Psychological Association.
SFGate.com published a list of every state in the country and what the divorce capital there is.