Percentage of births to out-of-wedlock mothers

Source:2009-2011 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2013

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Out-of-wedlock births Average Births Crude
Region/County 2009 2010 2011 Total 2009-2011 Rate
Reg- 1 Western New York
Allegany 213 189 218 620 514 40.2
Cattaraugus 453 454 452 1,359 957 47.3
Chautauqua 703 686 664 2,053 1,409 48.6
Erie 4,343 4,346 4,330 13,019 9,749 44.5
Genesee 292 280 258 830 631 43.9
Niagara 1,103 1,064 1,029 3,196 2,216 48.1
Orleans 225 228 215 668 428 52.0
Wyoming 148 162 164 474 400 39.5
Region Total 7,480 7,409 7,330 22,219 16,304 45.4
Reg- 2 Finger Lakes
Chemung 505 535 549 1,589 1,001 52.9
Livingston 202 218 238 658 574 38.2
Monroe 3,774 3,789 3,713 11,276 8,511 44.2
Ontario 402 376 416 1,194 1,036 38.4
Schuyler 67 74 80 221 162 45.4
Seneca 120 146 159 425 388 36.5
Steuben 501 500 451 1,452 1,116 43.4
Wayne 461 421 455 1,337 1,022 43.6
Yates 112 102 91 305 323 31.5
Region Total 6,144 6,161 6,152 18,457 14,134 43.5
Reg- 3 Central New York
Cayuga 397 414 406 1,217 812 50.0
Cortland 249 223 258 730 497 48.9
Herkimer 313 310 333 956 655 48.7
Jefferson 588 589 598 1,775 2,059 28.7
Lewis 114 106 101 321 333 32.1
Madison 301 266 291 858 673 42.5
Oneida 1,272 1,288 1,453 4,013 2,652 50.4
Onondaga 2,540 2,474 2,531 7,545 5,414 46.5
Oswego 707 695 712 2,114 1,361 51.8
St. Lawrence 526 546 570 1,642 1,222 44.8
Tompkins 258 258 331 847 888 31.8
Region Total 7,265 7,169 7,584 22,018 16,566 44.3
Reg- 4 New York-Penn
Broome 962 887 953 2,802 2,054 45.5
Chenango 248 262 289 799 506 52.7
Tioga 119 120 136 375 450 27.8
Region Total 1,329 1,269 1,378 3,976 3,009 44.0
Reg- 5 Northeastern New York
Albany 1,338 1,251 1,306 3,895 3,124 41.6
Clinton 343 383 333 1,059 798 44.2
Columbia 265 287 257 809 568 47.5
Delaware 198 218 197 613 436 46.8
Essex 111 130 106 347 334 34.6
Franklin 248 246 256 750 507 49.3
Fulton 299 324 319 942 565 55.6
Greene 192 248 209 649 444 48.8
Hamilton 20 15 13 48 38 42.5
Montgomery 297 315 310 922 588 52.2
Otsego 208 215 250 673 512 43.8
Rensselaer 777 742 754 2,273 1,726 43.9
Saratoga 607 649 597 1,853 2,225 27.8
Schenectady 763 797 773 2,333 1,800 43.2
Schoharie 110 121 112 343 284 40.2
Warren 276 299 284 859 617 46.4
Washington 271 280 302 853 628 45.3
Region Total 6,323 6,520 6,378 19,221 15,194 42.2
Reg- 6 Hudson Valley
Dutchess 995 934 953 2,882 2,812 34.2
Orange 1,676 1,727 1,693 5,096 4,965 34.2
Putnam 160 179 186 525 897 19.5
Rockland 989 930 958 2,877 4,540 21.1
Sullivan 440 417 430 1,287 833 51.5
Ulster 723 744 735 2,202 1,688 43.5
Westchester 3,447 3,569 3,498 10,514 10,989 31.9
Region Total 8,430 8,500 8,453 25,383 26,725 31.7
Reg- 7 New York City
Bronx 15,869 15,535 14,771 46,175 22,360 68.8
Kings 17,712 17,084 16,448 51,244 41,857 40.8
New York 6,848 6,693 6,471 20,012 19,802 33.7
Queens 12,828 12,931 12,231 37,990 30,511 41.5
Richmond 1,988 1,983 1,936 5,907 5,626 35.0
Region Total 55,245 54,226 51,857 161,328 120,156 44.8
Reg- 8 Nassau-Suffolk
Nassau 4,123 3,817 3,897 11,837 14,321 27.6
Suffolk 5,979 5,960 5,989 17,928 16,672 35.8
Region Total 10,102 9,777 9,886 29,765 30,992 32.0
New York State 102,318 101,031 99,018 302,367 243,080 41.5

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