What Is the Divorce Rate in Ohio?

The divorce rate in Ohio was 2.5 divorces per 1,000 inhabitants as of 2020, which was higher than the national average of 2.3.

You are thinking about filing for divorce in Ohio. But before you do that, you want to know some more information about it, including the divorce rate. By learning more about divorce in Ohio, you can ensure you’re making the right decision for yourself and your family.

The Divorce Rate in Ohio

As of 2020, the divorce rate in Ohio was 2.5 divorces per 1,000 inhabitants in Ohio, which was a decrease from 4.7 divorces per 1,000 inhabitants in 1990. In the United States, overall, the divorce rate was 2.3 per 1,000 of the population in 2020, which was lower than the rate in Ohio. There has been both a declining marriage rate and a declining divorce rate in the United States.

Filing for Divorce in Ohio

If you want to file for divorce in Ohio, you can retain the help of a divorce lawyer. They can advise you on filing for an uncontested vs. a contested divorce and assist you with mediation if you need it. Even if you believe you can file on your own, it always helps to have a lawyer in your corner who can ensure you file correctly and your interests are well-represented. Otherwise, you may not end up getting what you deserve when the time comes.

Get in Touch With Richard P. Arthur

Richard P. Arthur, Attorney at Law, can help you with a divorce in Ohio. You can call 937-254-3738 for a consultation. He has more than three decades of experience helping clients in Dayton and Trotwood, as well as Montgomery, Greene, Miami, Clark, and Warren counties.