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United States


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Birth rate: United States, 2016

Rate per 1,000 women 15-44 years
RegionRate
Alabama62.1
Alaska76.1
Arizona63.5
Arkansas66.4
California60.6
Colorado59.3
Connecticut53.4
Delaware61.2
District of Columbia53.7
Florida59.7
Georgia61.1
Hawaii67.6
Idaho69.8
Illinois60.6
Indiana64.3
Iowa66.9
Kansas68.1
Kentucky65.4
Louisiana67.2
Maine54.9
Maryland61.3
Massachusetts51.9
Michigan60.5
Minnesota66.1
Mississippi63.7
Missouri63.8
Montana65.3
Nebraska72.2
Nevada62.6
New Hampshire50.9
New Jersey60.1
New Mexico62.7
New York58.6
North Carolina60.3
North Dakota77.3
Ohio62.8
Oklahoma68.4
Oregon57.0
Pennsylvania58.5
Rhode Island51.8
South Carolina59.9
South Dakota77.7
Tennessee62.0
Texas68.6
United States62.0
Utah76.2
Vermont50.3
Virginia61.1
Washington63.0
West Virginia58.2
Wisconsin61.6
Wyoming67.2
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Footnotes

  • Birth rates presented for 1990-1999 are calculated using Census 1990-based population estimates. Calculations for 2000-2009 use Census 2000-based population estimates. Calculations beginning in 2010 use Census 2010-based population estimates. Information is available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/bridged_race.htm. The rates shown may differ from rates computed on the basis of other population estimates.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • US Census Bureau. Population estimates based on bridged race categories released by the National Center for Health Statistics.
  • Retrieved September 21, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.