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Births to Teenage Mothers
Year: 2007-2008; Ordered: by value; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Scale Range: 4.3% – 16.7%

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1: El Paso, TX 16.7% Barchart image
2: McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 16.3% Barchart image
3: Memphis, TN-MS-AR 15.6% Barchart image
4: Bakersfield, CA 15.0% Barchart image
5: Chattanooga, TN-GA 14.5% Barchart image
6: Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 14.1% Barchart image
7: San Antonio, TX 14.1% Barchart image
8: Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 14.0% Barchart image
9: Jackson, MS 13.9% Barchart image
10: Fresno, CA 13.8% Barchart image
11: Tulsa, OK 13.0% Barchart image
12: Albuquerque, NM 12.8% Barchart image
13: Greenville, SC 12.7% Barchart image
14: Baton Rouge, LA 12.5% Barchart image
15: Tucson, AZ 12.4% Barchart image
16: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 12.3% Barchart image
17: Toledo, OH 12.2% Barchart image
18: Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 12.1% Barchart image
19: Modesto, CA 12.0% Barchart image
20: Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 12.0% Barchart image
21: Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 11.9% Barchart image
22: Dayton, OH 11.9% Barchart image
23: Greensboro-High Point, NC 11.9% Barchart image
24: Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 11.9% Barchart image
25: Columbia, SC 11.9% Barchart image
26: Oklahoma City, OK 11.9% Barchart image
27: New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 11.9% Barchart image
28: Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 11.8% Barchart image
29: Springfield, MA 11.8% Barchart image
30: Stockton, CA 11.8% Barchart image
31: Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 11.8% Barchart image
32: Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 11.6% Barchart image
33: Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 11.6% Barchart image
34: Birmingham-Hoover, AL 11.5% Barchart image
35: Wichita, KS 11.5% Barchart image
36: Knoxville, TN 11.5% Barchart image
37: Louisville, KY-IN 11.4% Barchart image
38: Jacksonville, FL 11.3% Barchart image
39: Charleston-North Charleston, SC 11.1% Barchart image
40: Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 11.0% Barchart image
41: Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 10.8% Barchart image
42: Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 10.7% Barchart image
43: Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 10.7% Barchart image
44: Orlando, FL 10.6% Barchart image
45: Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 10.5% Barchart image
46: St. Louis, MO-IL 10.4% Barchart image
47: Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 10.4% Barchart image
48: Akron, OH 10.4% Barchart image
49: Syracuse, NY 10.4% Barchart image
50: Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 10.3% Barchart image
51: Indianapolis, IN 10.3% Barchart image
52: Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 10.2% Barchart image
53: Austin-Round Rock, TX 10.0% Barchart image
54: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 10.0% Barchart image
55: Kansas City, MO-KS 9.9% Barchart image
56: Baltimore-Towson, MD 9.9% Barchart image
57: Rochester, NY 9.9% Barchart image
58: Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 9.8% Barchart image
59: Colorado Springs, CO 9.6% Barchart image
60: Columbus, OH 9.6% Barchart image
61: Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 9.6% Barchart image
62: Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 9.6% Barchart image
63: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 9.6% Barchart image
64: Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 9.5% Barchart image
65: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 9.5% Barchart image
66: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 9.5% Barchart image
67: Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 9.4% Barchart image
68: Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 9.4% Barchart image
69: Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 9.3% Barchart image
70: Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 9.3% Barchart image
71: Richmond, VA 9.2% Barchart image
72: Denver-Aurora, CO 9.1% Barchart image
73: Boise City-Nampa, ID 8.8% Barchart image
74: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 8.8% Barchart image
75: New Haven-Milford, CT 8.7% Barchart image
76: Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 8.6% Barchart image
77: Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 8.6% Barchart image
78: San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 8.5% Barchart image
79: Pittsburgh, PA 8.2% Barchart image
80: Des Moines, IA 8.1% Barchart image
81: Lancaster, PA 8.0% Barchart image
82: Salt Lake City, UT 7.9% Barchart image
83: Honolulu, HI 7.6% Barchart image
84: Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 7.6% Barchart image
85: Raleigh-Cary, NC 7.6% Barchart image
86: Ogden-Clearfield, UT 7.3% Barchart image
87: Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 7.2% Barchart image
88: Worcester, MA 7.2% Barchart image
89: Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 7.2% Barchart image
90: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 6.7% Barchart image
91: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6.4% Barchart image
92: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 6.4% Barchart image
93: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 6.3% Barchart image
94: New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 6.1% Barchart image
95: San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5.6% Barchart image
96: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5.6% Barchart image
97: Madison, WI 5.5% Barchart image
98: Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 5.4% Barchart image
99: Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 5.1% Barchart image
100: Provo-Orem, UT 4.3% Barchart image

Definition: The share of all births that are to teenage mothers.

Notes: Excludes metro areas with less than 100 births to mothers in the specified subgroup over the specified time period. Excludes plural births and births which occurred abroad, in Puerto Rico, or in U.S. Territories. Metro area refers to the location of residence of the mother at the time of the birth.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics' Vital Statistics Natality Birth Data. Metro area level data aggregrated from county level data obtained from NCHS by special request.