Percentage of births to out-of-wedlock mothers

Source:2010-2012 Vital Statistics Data as of February, 2014

(Click on a county name for trend graph data)

  Out-of-wedlock births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2010 2011 2012 Total 2010-2012
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,854 3,897 3,888 11,639 14,091 27.5
Suffolk 6,092 5,989 5,967 18,048 16,186 37.2
Region Total 9,946 9,886 9,855 29,687 30,277 32.7
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 15,539 14,771 14,434 44,744 21,788 68.5
Kings 17,086 16,448 16,297 49,831 42,006 39.5
New York 6,693 6,471 6,063 19,227 19,483 32.9
Queens 12,939 12,231 12,131 37,301 30,423 40.9
Richmond 1,983 1,936 1,878 5,797 5,478 35.3
Region Total 54,240 51,857 50,803 156,900 119,178 43.9
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 935 953 983 2,871 2,744 34.9
Orange 1,760 1,693 1,637 5,090 4,853 35.0
Putnam 185 186 189 560 875 21.3
Rockland 944 958 983 2,885 4,551 21.1
Sullivan 417 430 493 1,340 863 51.8
Ulster 747 735 750 2,232 1,647 45.2
Westchester 3,622 3,498 3,383 10,503 10,754 32.6
Region Total 8,610 8,453 8,418 25,481 26,286 32.3
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,257 1,306 1,336 3,899 3,110 41.8
Columbia 288 257 239 784 557 46.9
Greene 249 209 222 680 434 52.2
Rensselaer 746 754 710 2,210 1,668 44.2
Saratoga 654 597 594 1,845 2,215 27.8
Schenectady 807 773 887 2,467 1,846 44.5
Region Total 4,001 3,896 3,988 11,885 9,830 40.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 325 319 273 917 553 55.3
Herkimer 324 333 351 1,008 651 51.6
Montgomery 315 310 272 897 572 52.3
Otsego 216 250 229 695 523 44.3
Schoharie 122 112 107 341 279 40.7
Region Total 1,302 1,324 1,232 3,858 2,577 49.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 384 333 367 1,084 796 45.4
Essex 131 106 138 375 329 38.0
Franklin 247 256 292 795 512 51.8
Hamilton 15 13 8 36 36 33.3
Warren 311 284 308 903 598 50.3
Washington 290 302 295 887 626 47.2
Region Total 1,378 1,294 1,408 4,080 2,898 46.9
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 595 598 575 1,768 2,153 27.4
Lewis 106 101 119 326 330 32.9
St. Lawrence 547 570 528 1,645 1,242 44.1
Region Total 1,248 1,269 1,222 3,739 3,726 33.4
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 415 406 432 1,253 809 51.6
Cortland 224 258 236 718 466 51.4
Madison 270 291 311 872 683 42.6
Oneida 1,338 1,453 1,387 4,178 2,645 52.7
Onondaga 2,480 2,531 2,517 7,528 5,360 46.8
Oswego 696 712 694 2,102 1,336 52.4
Region Total 5,423 5,651 5,577 16,651 11,299 49.1
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 932 953 985 2,870 2,059 46.5
Chenango 263 289 309 861 512 56.1
Delaware 220 197 218 635 429 49.3
Tioga 122 136 156 414 470 29.4
Tompkins 263 331 368 962 896 35.8
Region Total 1,800 1,906 2,036 5,742 4,366 43.8
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 536 549 583 1,668 1,024 54.3
Livingston 220 238 187 645 550 39.1
Monroe 3,821 3,713 3,642 11,176 8,408 44.3
Ontario 376 416 401 1,193 1,034 38.5
Schuyler 74 80 81 235 175 44.8
Seneca 149 159 150 458 382 40.0
Steuben 502 451 496 1,449 1,116 43.3
Wayne 422 455 441 1,318 990 44.4
Yates 102 91 105 298 314 31.6
Region Total 6,202 6,152 6,086 18,440 13,992 43.9
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 190 218 189 597 497 40.0
Cattaraugus 458 452 429 1,339 933 47.8
Chautauqua 686 664 710 2,060 1,394 49.3
Erie 4,383 4,330 4,483 13,196 9,798 44.9
Genesee 281 258 269 808 614 43.9
Niagara 1,069 1,029 1,055 3,153 2,159 48.7
Orleans 228 215 223 666 415 53.5
Wyoming 162 164 149 475 386 41.0
Region Total 7,457 7,330 7,507 22,294 16,196 45.9
New York State 101,607 99,018 98,132 298,757 240,624 41.4

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