Births to Unmarried Women

Percent of Births to Unmarried Women, by State and Race of Mother, 2005
State Total* Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic

N/A: Figure does not meet standards of reliability or precision or no data is available.
*Includes races other than White and Black.

United States 36.9 25.3 69.9 48.0
Alabama 35.7 20.9 70.4 21.5
Alaska 36.0 23.4 51.9 37.7
Arizona 43.1 26.5 61.0 54.4
Arkansas 40.2 29.9 77.1 44.6
California 35.7 21.3 64.0 45.8
Colorado 27.1 18.3 52.6 41.2
Connecticut 32.2 18.6 67.4 62.6
Delaware 44.3 30.3 70.6 62.0
DC 56.0 5.9 77.2 67.5
Florida 42.8 31.5 68.4 45.2
Georgia 40.6 23.5 67.2 46.9
Hawaii 36.3 24.6 27.1 47.4
Idaho 22.9 19.5 26.7 37.9
Illinois 37.1 22.5 78.1 46.7
Indiana 40.2 33.6 77.8 54.4
Iowa 32.5 29.4 73.1 47.5
Kansas 34.2 28.0 72.4 48.8
Kentucky 35.5 31.2 74.3 49.5
Louisiana 48.0 29.0 76.7 37.5
Maine 35.0 35.0 35.5 43.1
Maryland 37.1 22.3 60.0 51.2
Massachusetts 30.2 21.8 58.4 63.8
Michigan 36.6 27.1 75.7 46.5
Minnesota 29.8 23.1 59.4 50.9
Mississippi 49.4 26.2 77.1 50.4
Missouri 37.8 30.2 76.9 48.5
Montana 34.6 28.0 43.1 43.7
Nebraska 30.9 24.3 69.7 47.1
Nevada 40.9 30.0 69.5 49.1
New Hampshire 27.3 27.1 37.4 46.9
New Jersey 31.4 14.5 66.3 55.8
New Mexico 50.8 30.4 57.9 56.6
New York 38.7 21.3 67.8 62.9
North Carolina 38.4 23.0 69.1 51.9
North Dakota 32.2 25.4 25.4 35.2
Ohio 38.9 31.3 76.2 56.1
Oklahoma 39.1 31.3 73.4 46.2
Oregon 33.3 29.5 64.7 45.7
Pennsylvania 36.5 27.1 76.2 61.3
Rhode Island 38.5 28.3 66.5 60.7
South Carolina 43.3 26.3 74.1 44.7
South Dakota 36.2 26.2 38.5 49.5
Tennessee 40.2 29.3 75.0 50.4
Texas 37.6 24.3 64.7 43.2
Utah 17.7 12.6 44.4 40.2
Vermont 32.3 32.4 40.8 34.7
Virginia 32.2 20.6 63.7 47.1
Washington 30.9 25.9 52.9 46.0
West Virginia 36.5 35.2 75.4 43.7
Wisconsin 32.5 24.5 82.2 48.9
Wyoming 32.8 28.6 61.5 48.3

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