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                                MARRIAGES BY STATE, TERRITORY, OR COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE
                                                  OF BRIDE AND GROOM
                                               ARKANSAS OCCURRENCES 2000


                                                     BRIDE                            GROOM
                                                NUMBER    PERCENT                NUMBER   PERCENT

                        TOTAL                   40,629     100.0                 40,629    100.0

                        ALABAMA                     32       0.1                     48      0.1
                        ALASKA                       6       0.0                      8      0.0
                        ARIZONA                     18       0.0                     19      0.0
                        ARKANSAS                27,920      68.7                 27,515     67.7
                        CALIFORNIA                  63       0.2                     85      0.2
                        COLORADO                    35       0.1                     50      0.1
                        CONNECTICUT                  1       0.0                      3      0.0
                        DELAWARE                     4       0.0                      2      0.0
                        DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA         2       0.0                      1      0.0
                        FLORIDA                     56       0.1                     88      0.2
                        GEORGIA                     55       0.1                     76      0.2
                        HAWAII                       2       0.0                      4      0.0
                        IDAHO                        2       0.0                      5      0.0
                        ILLINOIS                   130       0.3                    142      0.3
                        INDIANA                     37       0.1                     46      0.1
                        IOWA                        41       0.1                     45      0.1
                        KANSAS                     384       0.9                    403      1.0
                        KENTUCKY                    22       0.1                     25      0.1
                        LOUISIANA                  810       2.0                    848      2.1
                        MAINE                        2       0.0                      3      0.0
                        MARYLAND                    10       0.0                     15      0.0
                        MASSACHUSETTS                5       0.0                      9      0.0
                        MICHIGAN                    46       0.1                     54      0.1
                        MINNESOTA                   22       0.1                     26      0.1
                        MISSISSIPPI              1,118       2.8                  1,129      2.8
                        MISSOURI                 2,549       6.3                  2,529      6.2
                        MONTANA                      3       0.0                      4      0.0
                        NEBRASKA                    26       0.1                     31      0.1
                        NEVADA                       7       0.0                      8      0.0
                        NEW HAMPSHIRE                1       0.0                      1      0.0
                        NEW JERSEY                   9       0.0                     10      0.0
                        NEW MEXICO                  16       0.0                     17      0.0
                        NEW YORK                    16       0.0                     23      0.1
                        NORTH CAROLINA              27       0.1                     39      0.1
                        NORTH DAKOTA                 3       0.0                      1      0.0
                        OHIO                        43       0.1                     42      0.1
                        OKLAHOMA                 5,597      13.8                  5,594     13.8
                        OREGON                       6       0.0                     10      0.0
                        PENNSYLVANIA                 9       0.0                     10      0.0
                        RHODE ISLAND                 1       0.0                      2      0.0
                        SOUTH CAROLINA              10       0.0                     16      0.0
                        SOUTH DAKOTA                 5       0.0                      7      0.0
                        TENNESSEE                  392       1.0                    436      1.1
                        TEXAS                      976       2.4                  1,076      2.6
                        UTAH                         3       0.0                      4      0.0
                        VERMONT                      2       0.0                      2      0.0
                        VIRGINIA                    17       0.0                     21      0.1
                        WASHINGTON                  13       0.0                     13      0.0
                        WEST VIRGINIA                4       0.0                      5      0.0
                        WISCONSIN                   35       0.1                     36      0.1
                        WYOMING                      2       0.0                      4      0.0
                        CANADA                       6       0.0                     12      0.0
                        MEXICO                       2       0.0                      0      0.0
                        REMAINDER OF WORLD          26       0.1                     26      0.1
                        UNKNOWN                      0       0.0                      1      0.0


                        SOURCE:  CENTER FOR HEALTH STATISTICS, ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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