How many divorces were there in the United States in 2008?
About 1 million.
There are about 1 million divorces in the United States in 2008. This is according to the National Vital Statistics Reports released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on July 29,2009 which reported a divorce rate of 3.5 per 1,000 Americans in 2008. Based on a population base of 304.5 million also indicated in the study, this means a total of about Ã‚ 1,065,750 divorces for the year.