Percentage of births to out-of-wedlock mothers

Source:2013-2015 Vital Statistics Data as of May, 2017

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  Out-of-wedlock births Average Births Percentage
Region/County 2013 2014 2015 Total 2013-2015
Reg- 1 Long Island
Nassau 3,916 3,930 3,917 11,763 14,144 27.7
Suffolk 5,780 5,977 6,121 17,878 15,635 38.1
Region Total 9,696 9,907 10,038 29,641 29,779 33.2
Reg- 2 New York City
Bronx 14,033 14,068 13,573 41,674 21,198 65.5
Kings 15,139 14,845 14,617 44,601 41,440 35.9
New York 5,741 5,611 5,455 16,807 18,185 30.8
Queens 11,707 11,358 11,268 34,333 30,257 37.8
Richmond 1,862 1,840 1,868 5,570 5,298 35.0
Region Total 48,482 47,722 46,781 142,985 116,378 41.0
Reg- 3 Mid-Hudson
Dutchess 944 1,067 1,006 3,017 2,627 38.3
Orange 1,609 1,528 1,547 4,684 4,798 32.5
Putnam 171 210 222 603 813 24.7
Rockland 941 1,008 987 2,936 4,978 19.7
Sullivan 459 425 432 1,316 805 54.5
Ulster 717 705 720 2,142 1,561 45.7
Westchester 3,505 3,622 3,611 10,738 10,612 33.7
Region Total 8,346 8,565 8,525 25,436 26,194 32.4
Reg- 4 Capital Region
Albany 1,290 1,250 1,220 3,760 3,154 39.7
Columbia 256 249 248 753 518 48.5
Greene 217 188 176 581 398 48.7
Rensselaer 780 745 767 2,292 1,672 45.7
Saratoga 638 664 647 1,949 2,220 29.3
Schenectady 765 837 808 2,410 1,749 45.9
Region Total 3,946 3,933 3,866 11,745 9,711 40.3
Reg- 5 Mohawk Valley
Fulton 295 284 304 883 529 55.6
Herkimer 337 316 287 940 646 48.5
Montgomery 289 322 328 939 619 50.6
Otsego 238 231 216 685 535 42.7
Schoharie 110 124 101 335 248 45.0
Region Total 1,269 1,277 1,236 3,782 2,577 48.9
Reg- 6 North Country
Clinton 336 319 342 997 751 44.3
Essex 108 110 122 340 314 36.1
Franklin 267 231 265 763 481 52.9
Hamilton 9 8 13 30 30 33.3
Warren 269 271 262 802 572 46.7
Washington 300 285 264 849 594 47.6
Region Total 1,289 1,224 1,268 3,781 2,741 46.0
Reg- 7 Tug Hill Seaway
Jefferson 566 556 525 1,647 2,125 25.8
Lewis 119 117 131 367 333 36.7
St. Lawrence 558 479 513 1,550 1,182 43.7
Region Total 1,243 1,152 1,169 3,564 3,640 32.6
Reg- 8 Central NY
Cayuga 366 389 381 1,136 745 50.8
Cortland 248 253 210 711 471 50.3
Madison 270 297 292 859 647 44.3
Oneida 1,331 1,258 1,268 3,857 2,550 50.4
Onondaga 2,373 2,407 2,415 7,195 5,261 45.6
Oswego 727 680 682 2,089 1,266 55.0
Region Total 5,315 5,284 5,248 15,847 10,940 48.3
Reg- 9 Southern Tier
Broome 985 1,024 940 2,949 2,048 48.0
Chenango 256 277 278 811 514 52.6
Delaware 181 213 191 585 379 51.5
Tioga 153 243 206 602 501 40.1
Tompkins 283 270 268 821 840 32.6
Region Total 1,858 2,027 1,883 5,768 4,282 44.9
Reg- 10 Finger Lakes
Chemung 506 546 551 1,603 965 55.4
Livingston 199 232 203 634 522 40.5
Monroe 3,702 3,717 3,517 10,936 8,306 43.9
Ontario 385 423 386 1,194 1,048 38.0
Schuyler 67 75 78 220 168 43.7
Seneca 166 152 155 473 383 41.2
Steuben 475 475 473 1,423 1,075 44.1
Wayne 439 414 411 1,264 966 43.6
Yates 76 78 79 233 302 25.7
Region Total 6,015 6,112 5,853 17,980 13,735 43.6
Reg- 11 Western NY
Allegany 209 198 188 595 495 40.1
Cattaraugus 436 429 421 1,286 907 47.3
Chautauqua 630 782 747 2,159 1,421 50.6
Erie 4,404 4,535 4,392 13,331 10,048 44.2
Genesee 264 286 236 786 585 44.8
Niagara 1,120 1,082 1,099 3,301 2,170 50.7
Orleans 213 216 224 653 428 50.9
Wyoming 147 141 140 428 382 37.3
Region Total 7,423 7,669 7,447 22,539 16,437 45.7
New York State 94,882 94,872 93,314 283,068 236,413 39.9

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