Table 2.

Live Births by Race and Hispanic Origin of Mother: United States, Each State, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa, Preliminary 1998, and Birth and Fertility Rates, Final 1997, and Preliminary 1998

AreaAll
Races
NumberBirth RateFertility Rate
White,
Total
White,
Non-Hispanic
BlackNative
American*
Asian or
Pacific
Islander
Hispanic1998199719981997
United States3 944 0463 122 3912 364 907610 20340 167171 284735 01914.614.565.665.0
Alabama62 12641 564   40 24220 041   143    378   131714.314.163.362.1
Alaska99356684     6180405  2388    458    59516.216.373.272.4
Arizona78 29668 428   38 7292663  5437   176829 79216.816.678.378.1
Arkansas36 89128 311   26 5537990   219    371   173014.514.567.667.3
California521 801424 662  177 15236 738  3380 57 020247 66816.016.370.772.3
Colorado59 80054 527   40 0862880   654   173914 71015.114.567.464.2
Connecticut43 81236 938   28 9575375   110   1389   618313.413.261.360.3
Delaware10 5837703     69392623    34    222        74814.214.061.260.3
District of Columbia76942054     13215467     8    164    73414.715.060.961.7
Florida195 636146 218  107 75844 386   910   4121 39 54113.113.165.164.9
Georgia122 37278 194   69 49541 252   240   2687   824116.015.867.266.1
Hawaii17 5864175     3527558   187 12 666   223914.714.769.769.0
Idaho19 39218 774   16 09282   315    221      242815.815.472.370.3
Illinois182 491140 144  105 53835 713   251   638334 74915.215.268.268.4
Indiana84 13173 884   70 0259035   110   1102   369014.314.263.562.9
Iowa37 28235 229   33 1881093   195    764   173913.012.961.460.4
Kansas38 41234 288   30 0132787   393    944   396214.614.467.165.7
Kentucky54 30148 815   48 0644862    96    528    76113.813.661.559.9
Louisiana66 88438 124   36 75727 452   325    983   132615.315.266.765.7
Maine13 74813 382   12 68891   104    171    13111.011.049.849.5
Maryland72 02944 913   41 23824 176   189   2751   358114.013.860.258.9
Massachusetts81 54869 578   62 1487907   138   3925   870113.313.158.657.8
Michigan133 681105 603   92 97824 277   726   3076   594213.613.760.460.0
Minnesota65 20257 290   51 0893665   1174   3073   296713.813.861.861.4
Mississippi42 93122 953   22 48719 359   236    382    40115.615.268.366.3
Missouri75 38262 527   60 57011 406   275   1174   197013.913.762.962.2
Montana10 6799389     887643  1141    106    33512.112.358.459.1
Nebraska23 53721 445   18 7551236   406    450   219214.214.165.264.6
Nevada28 66924 322   15 5982253   449   1644   869916.416.077.875.4
New Hampshire14 61114 253   13 508137    41    181    26012.312.253.052.4
New Jersey116 51986 486   67 38121 848   176   8009 20 86614.414.165.464.1
New Mexico27 80123 409     9617519  3480    393 13 95616.015.573.470.4
New York258 132186 144  124 11454 497   671 16 820 52 24114.214.263.963.9
North Carolina111 68379 336   71 29828 2441732   2370   810114.814.466.664.3
North Dakota79327035     670787   737     73    15212.413.058.361.0
Ohio152 900127 376  123 88522 813   293   2418   347213.613.661.260.7
Oklahoma49 47938 924   35 0684804  4874    877   361314.814.669.067.8
Oregon45 27741 614   35 143966   752   1945   650113.813.564.762.7
Pennsylvania146 059121 830  114 67920 530   369   3330   687912.212.057.055.9
Rhode Island12 60011 030     7744967   147    456   186512.712.657.656.6
South Carolina53 88834 209   32 93818 839   147    694   126614.013.961.360.4
South Dakota10 2898392     825285  1720     92    15313.913.865.163.6
Tennessee77 38659 299   57 33616 883   126   1077   199614.213.963.161.2
Texas342 280291 831  140 00540 202   771   9476151 49017.317.276.275.3
Utah45 15742 930   37 979281   669   1277   487821.520.991.488.5
Vermont65806494     629527    17     41     3811.111.249.149.6
Virginia94 51268 728   63 01322 190   216   3378   582013.913.659.258.0
Washington79 65969 018   57 2033112  1830   5700 10 07614.013.962.361.8
West Virginia20 75519 857   19 736762    12    124     9111.511.453.753.1
Wisconsin67 45458 187   54 6396541   881   1844   364212.912.958.558.1
Wyoming62605888     532454   271     47    58713.013.361.061.8
Puerto Rico59 01554 530448515.316.865.271.1
Virgin Islands1784351      1021390    42      1    33715.117.669.080.3
Guam4313348      30646     4   3915     4528.929.6138.9138.9
American Samoa27.1123.5
  • — Indicates data are not available.

  • * Includes births to Aleuts and Eskimos.

    Excludes data for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa.

    Note: Births are tabulated by race and Hispanic origin; persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.