Percentage of births to out-of-wedlock mothers

Source:2011-2013 Vital Statistics Data as of April, 2015

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  Out-of-wedlock births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2011 2012 2013 Total 2011-2013
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,897 3,888 3,916 11,701 13,965 27.9
Suffolk 5,989 5,967 5,780 17,736 15,761 37.5
Region Total 9,886 9,855 9,696 29,437 29,726 33.0
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 14,771 14,434 14,033 43,238 21,378 67.4
Kings 16,448 16,297 15,139 47,884 41,760 38.2
New York 6,471 6,063 5,741 18,275 19,047 32.0
Queens 12,231 12,131 11,707 36,069 30,286 39.7
Richmond 1,936 1,878 1,862 5,676 5,371 35.2
Region Total 51,857 50,803 48,482 151,142 117,841 42.8
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 953 983 944 2,880 2,653 36.2
Orange 1,693 1,637 1,609 4,939 4,768 34.5
Putnam 186 189 171 546 832 21.9
Rockland 958 983 941 2,882 4,593 20.9
Sullivan 430 493 459 1,382 865 53.3
Ulster 735 750 717 2,202 1,611 45.6
Westchester 3,498 3,383 3,505 10,386 10,572 32.7
Region Total 8,453 8,418 8,346 25,217 25,893 32.5
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,306 1,336 1,290 3,932 3,131 41.9
Columbia 257 239 256 752 538 46.6
Greene 209 222 217 648 419 51.6
Rensselaer 754 710 780 2,244 1,693 44.2
Saratoga 597 594 638 1,829 2,198 27.7
Schenectady 773 887 765 2,425 1,788 45.2
Region Total 3,896 3,988 3,946 11,830 9,767 40.4
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 319 273 295 887 543 54.5
Herkimer 333 351 337 1,021 663 51.3
Montgomery 310 272 289 871 574 50.6
Otsego 250 229 238 717 529 45.2
Schoharie 112 107 110 329 267 41.1
Region Total 1,324 1,232 1,269 3,825 2,577 49.5
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 333 367 336 1,036 760 45.4
Essex 106 138 108 352 319 36.8
Franklin 256 292 267 815 521 52.1
Hamilton 13 8 9 30 35 28.6
Warren 284 308 269 861 597 48.1
Washington 302 295 300 897 629 47.5
Region Total 1,294 1,408 1,289 3,991 2,861 46.5
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 598 575 566 1,739 2,199 26.4
Lewis 101 119 119 339 333 33.9
St. Lawrence 570 528 558 1,656 1,244 44.4
Region Total 1,269 1,222 1,243 3,734 3,775 33.0
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 406 432 366 1,204 782 51.3
Cortland 258 236 248 742 471 52.5
Madison 291 311 270 872 684 42.5
Oneida 1,453 1,387 1,331 4,171 2,648 52.5
Onondaga 2,531 2,517 2,373 7,421 5,322 46.5
Oswego 712 694 727 2,133 1,337 53.2
Region Total 5,651 5,577 5,315 16,543 11,245 49.0
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 953 985 985 2,923 2,063 47.2
Chenango 289 309 256 854 522 54.5
Delaware 197 218 181 596 402 49.4
Tioga 136 156 153 445 497 29.8
Tompkins 331 368 283 982 903 36.2
Region Total 1,906 2,036 1,858 5,800 4,387 44.1
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 549 583 506 1,638 1,003 54.4
Livingston 238 187 199 624 535 38.9
Monroe 3,713 3,642 3,702 11,057 8,351 44.1
Ontario 416 401 385 1,202 1,031 38.9
Schuyler 80 81 67 228 172 44.2
Seneca 159 150 166 475 381 41.6
Steuben 451 496 475 1,422 1,086 43.6
Wayne 455 441 439 1,335 987 45.1
Yates 91 105 76 272 311 29.2
Region Total 6,152 6,086 6,015 18,253 13,856 43.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 218 189 209 616 490 41.9
Cattaraugus 452 429 436 1,317 908 48.3
Chautauqua 664 710 630 2,004 1,383 48.3
Erie 4,330 4,483 4,404 13,217 9,837 44.8
Genesee 258 269 264 791 587 44.9
Niagara 1,029 1,055 1,120 3,204 2,152 49.6
Orleans 215 223 213 651 409 53.1
Wyoming 164 149 147 460 384 39.9
Region Total 7,330 7,507 7,423 22,260 16,151 45.9
New York State 99,018 98,132 94,882 292,032 238,078 40.9

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