United States Birth Rate By State in 2020

Updated on June 24, 2022.

According to the US Census Bureau estimates, in 2020, the birth rate for the United States was 11.4; and the top three states that had the highest birth rate were:

  1. Utah: 14.76
  2. North Dakota: 13.75
  3. Alaska: 13.29

On the other hand, the top 3 states that had the lowest birth rate were:

  1. Vermont: 8.55
  2. New Hampshire: 8.81
  3. Maine: 9.06

Use the interactive visualization and the table below to explore the birth rate for each U.S. state in 2020.

Birth Rate refers to the average annual number of births during a year per 1,000 population at midyear.

Data Source: US Census Bureau.
United States Birth Rate By State in 2020
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State Birth Rate
Alabama 11.55
Alaska 13.29
Arizona 11.07
Arkansas 12.01
California 11.37
Colorado 10.94
Connecticut 9.62
Delaware 10.71
Florida 10.18
Georgia 11.79
Hawaii 11.64
Idaho 11.98
Illinois 11.15
Indiana 12.01
Iowa 11.73
Kansas 12.18
Kentucky 11.81
Louisiana 12.39
Maine 9.06
Maryland 11.52
Massachusetts 9.94
Michigan 10.87
Minnesota 11.77
Mississippi 12.08
Missouri 11.71
Montana 10.52
Nebraska 12.95
Nevada 11.53
New Hampshire 8.81
New Jersey 11.21
New Mexico 10.78
New York 11.36
North Carolina 11.27
North Dakota 13.75
Ohio 11.39
Oklahoma 12.35
Oregon 9.95
Pennsylvania 10.46
Rhode Island 9.88
South Carolina 10.9
South Dakota 13.13
Tennessee 11.73
Texas 12.97
Utah 14.76
Vermont 8.55
Virginia 11.45
Washington 11.29
West Virginia 9.82
Wisconsin 10.83
Wyoming 10.96
District of Columbia 12.89