This Map Of U.S. Divorce Rates Shows Where Marriages Go To Die

Genetics, income levels, education -- these are only a handful of factors that studies say could influence a couple's risk of divorce.

But could where you live predict divorce with some degree of accuracy as well? It's possible. After all, 2009 research out of Brown University concluded that marital dissolution may be contagious, and states' cultural and political identities may influence their residents' marriage patterns as well. Curious about how your state stacks up? Look no further than the map below.

Infographic by Alissa Scheller for the Huffington Post

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QUESTION: In 2010, which country's divorce rate rose for the first time in almost a decade?

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