The Best and Worst States for Getting Divorced

By Joel Stonington and Alex McIntyre - 2011-11-14T16:21:49Z

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Michigan (30)

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Divorce rate: 9.3

As with numerous other states in the Midwest, Michigan's statistics tend to land in the middle. The median age at first marriage is 27.6. Divorce and marriage rates are about average.