Table 41
Live Births Ranked by County
2009 (Rate per 1,000 Population)
 
Rank County Number Rate     Rank County Number Rate
       
1 Polk 6,690 15.6 51 Floyd 170 10.7
2 Linn 2,900 13.9 52 Mills 169 11.3
3 Scott 2,339 14.0 52 O'Brien 169 12.1
4 Black Hawk 1,746 13.5 54 Butler 167 11.6
5 Johnson 1,711 13.1 55 Cass 162 11.8
6 Woodbury 1,600 15.6 56 Dickinson 161 9.7
7 Pottawattamie 1,303 14.4 57 Wright 160 12.6
8 Dubuque 1,217 13.1 58 Grundy 156 12.8
9 Dallas 1,014 16.4 58 Kossuth 156 10.3
10 Story 990 11.4 58 Lyon 156 14.0
11 Muscatine 596 13.9 61 Jefferson 150 9.7
12 Clinton 589 12.0 62 Appanoose 146 11.5
12 Marshall 589 15.0 63 Davis 142 16.6
14 Warren 537 11.9 64 Union 138 11.3
15 Sioux 522 16.2 65 Chickasaw 137 11.4
16 Des Moines 518 12.6 65 Clarke 137 15.1
17 Wapello 504 14.3 67 Franklin 134 12.7
18 Cerro Gordo 477 10.9 67 Howard 134 14.2
19 Webster 449 11.7 69 Calhoun 128 13.2
20 Lee 439 12.4 70 Cherokee 126 11.0
21 Marion 420 12.9 70 Emmet 126 12.3
22 Jasper 389 10.7 72 Guthrie 124 11.4
23 Plymouth 310 12.8 73 Shelby 120 10.0
24 Boone 306 11.7 74 Keokuk 118 11.2
24 Buchanan 306 14.6 75 Montgomery 117 10.8
26 Mahaska 301 13.7 76 Louisa 114 10.1
27 Benton 290 10.8 77 Mitchell 112 10.4
28 Buena Vista 286 14.6 78 Humboldt 111 11.7
29 Carroll 274 13.3 79 Ida 106 15.7
30 Fayette 263 13.0 79 Sac 106 10.5
31 Bremer 250 10.7 81 Hancock 105 9.5
32 Washington 243 11.4 82 Decatur 103 12.5
33 Crawford 235 14.3 83 Winnebago 102 9.6
34 Cedar 224 12.4 84 Fremont 95 12.9
35 Jackson 219 11.1 84 Greene 95 10.3
36 Henry 217 10.9 84 Lucas 95 10.3
37 Delaware 207 12.0 84 Van Buren 95 12.4
38 Tama 205 11.8 88 Palo Alto 92 9.9
39 Iowa 204 12.9 89 Worth 83 11.0
40 Jones 200 9.8 90 Monona 82 9.2
40 Madison 200 13.0 91 Wayne 81 12.9
40 Page 200 13.1 92 Monroe 78 10.3
43 Winneshiek 195 9.5 93 Adair 76 10.3
44 Clayton 194 11.1 94 Pocahontas 69 9.4
45 Clay 192 11.6 95 Osceola 66 10.4
46 Poweshiek 191 10.4 96 Audubon 64 10.6
47 Hamilton 185 12.1 96 Ringgold 64 12.9
48 Allamakee 180 12.5 98 Adams 55 14.0
49 Hardin 173 10.1 99 Taylor 48 7.6
49 Harrison 173 11.3