Table 47 A
Birth Rate (per 1,000 Population)
1997-2009
 
County 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
State of Iowa 12.8 13.0 13.1 13.1 12.8 12.8 13.0 13.0 13.2 13.6 13.7 13.4 13.2
Adair 8.3 9.4 8.8 8.2 8.1 9.3 10.2 7.6 10.9 12.6 12.1 10.1 10.3
Adams 7.5 11.4 10.7 7.8 8.6 11.2 9.2 8.8 9.8 15.3 9.8 9.2 14.0
Allamakee 11.8 12.2 13.2 10.8 11.7 12.7 11.7 13.9 14.0 14.0 14.0 13.3 12.5
Appanoose 10.4 11.3 11.8 10.3 10.3 11.5 13.4 10.6 13.5 11.5 12.9 14.3 11.5
Audubon 12.0 10.6 10.0 6.9 9.1 7.2 10.8 7.1 11.3 9.1 8.9 13.8 10.6
Benton 11.2 12.8 10.3 12.8 11.9 11.6 12.7 11.8 10.8 11.5 10.9 11.6 10.8
Black Hawk 13.1 13.5 13.3 12.1 12.5 12.6 12.2 13.6 13.4 14.1 13.6 13.8 13.5
Boone 11.0 11.3 12.1 12.1 11.1 11.1 12.2 10.8 11.7 12.4 12.1 11.5 11.7
Bremer 9.4 9.0 10.1 10.7 10.2 11.0 10.4 9.9 11.5 12.5 12.0 11.2 10.7
Buchanan 13.4 14.6 14.1 14.3 14.4 14.6 14.3 13.8 14.2 16.2 15.0 14.3 14.6
Buena Vista 13.2 12.2 13.1 11.4 11.8 12.5 12.4 13.3 14.5 12.9 14.6 14.7 14.6
Butler 10.2 10.4 10.3 11.1 8.9 10.6 10.5 11.9 11.3 11.3 13.8 11.8 11.6
Calhoun 8.5 10.0 9.1 9.6 8.6 9.2 8.1 10.9 9.6 10.3 10.8 9.6 13.2
Carroll 11.0 11.4 11.7 12.2 10.7 11.4 12.6 12.4 12.8 14.4 13.1 12.6 13.3
Cass 10.9 9.8 10.7 10.8 10.8 10.3 10.6 10.6 12.0 11.3 12.3 12.9 11.8
Cedar 11.0 10.3 10.0 11.3 10.3 10.0 11.2 11.2 10.6 11.1 12.2 11.1 12.4
Cerro Gordo 11.3 11.4 12.1 11.4 10.4 11.1 10.9 11.1 10.5 11.3 12.5 11.9 10.9
Cherokee 10.6 9.9 10.3 11.2 9.1 9.0 9.2 9.1 9.2 9.8 11.7 9.2 11.0
Chickasaw 11.7 9.4 10.3 12.9 10.7 10.4 11.8 10.4 14.2 12.6 12.5 12.6 11.4
Clarke 10.1 11.9 12.9 10.6 14.8 12.1 14.6 13.4 14.4 13.8 15.7 16.1 15.1
Clay 11.2 10.2 11.3 11.7 11.8 11.1 13.1 12.4 11.8 12.2 12.8 13.0 11.6
Clayton 10.4 11.1 10.4 10.4 11.7 9.6 11.6 11.3 10.4 12.4 11.2 12.0 11.1
Clinton 12.6 13.6 12.7 11.8 12.3 11.9 10.6 12.0 12.5 13.1 12.9 12.4 12.0
Crawford 12.8 11.7 12.5 11.2 13.3 12.9 14.1 14.4 12.6 14.7 16.2 14.3 14.3
Dallas 13.5 14.3 13.2 13.9 12.3 13.7 12.8 13.2 15.4 16.4 16.8 17.1 16.4
Davis 14.1 12.1 12.0 15.1 14.5 13.3 15.2 13.6 15.8 16.0 15.9 16.7 16.6
Decatur 12.0 11.2 10.8 11.6 9.5 9.9 10.9 12.1 11.7 11.2 13.6 14.2 12.5
Delaware 11.3 13.3 10.6 12.3 11.2 11.6 11.9 10.5 11.7 12.1 13.2 10.4 12.0
Des Moines 13.0 12.2 12.4 13.1 12.0 12.0 12.0 12.8 12.3 13.6 13.7 13.0 12.6
Dickinson 10.5 10.9 10.6 9.7 9.4 10.3 10.0 10.7 9.2 10.2 10.7 11.1 9.7
Dubuque 13.0 13.1 13.1 13.7 13.2 12.9 13.7 13.2 12.3 13.1 13.5 13.2 13.1
Emmet 10.8 11.6 11.7 11.4 11.5 12.1 14.0 12.2 15.0 13.9 12.2 12.0 12.3
Fayette 11.9 10.8 10.7 10.6 9.5 9.3 11.4 9.9 11.7 11.0 11.4 11.2 13.0
Floyd 12.7 12.0 11.8 11.8 11.4 10.6 11.0 11.9 13.3 13.4 13.1 12.5 10.7
Franklin 11.9 10.3 11.1 10.6 11.9 11.2 11.3 12.4 11.9 11.6 16.4 12.1 12.7
Fremont 12.0 11.5 12.7 10.2 11.4 9.6 11.8 9.6 11.6 10.5 14.3 11.5 12.9
Greene 10.9 10.9 12.5 8.9 11.1 9.3 10.9 10.0 9.3 13.0 10.0 11.8 10.3
Grundy 10.4 11.1 8.5 10.8 10.1 10.2 9.5 9.0 10.0 11.2 11.4 10.7 12.8
Guthrie 11.1 10.6 12.1 11.8 12.0 13.1 13.1 9.1 11.0 10.8 11.0 11.0 11.4
Hamilton 13.1 13.6 13.0 11.7 11.0 11.0 11.1 12.3 11.4 11.4 12.4 10.9 12.1
Hancock 10.6 11.2 10.6 10.8 11.1 9.4 9.0 9.9 13.2 11.2 11.7 10.5 9.5
Hardin 10.2 11.2 12.9 11.1 12.5 10.3 11.6 11.0 11.5 11.0 11.4 12.7 10.1
Harrison 11.7 10.8 11.8 12.3 10.2 11.0 11.2 8.6 11.1 11.1 13.7 12.4 11.3
Henry 12.2 12.5 12.2 13.0 10.6 11.9 9.7 12.6 12.2 10.8 12.5 12.4 10.9
Howard 12.8 11.6 12.2 11.1 11.1 11.3 10.2 12.1 13.5 13.1 14.7 13.9 14.2
Humboldt 12.4 10.4 12.7 9.5 11.3 10.6 10.6 14.2 12.1 12.5 11.0 10.8 11.7
Ida 12.4 11.4 10.1 8.9 10.3 12.5 9.6 10.8 11.0 12.8 14.0 12.1 15.7
Iowa 10.1 11.2 11.4 11.7 11.4 11.3 12.4 11.9 12.5 12.8 10.6 12.8 12.9
Jackson 12.1 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.7 10.5 10.9 9.5 9.7 11.3 10.9 9.6 11.1
Jasper 12.2 11.5 12.5 12.3 12.3 12.3 11.6 11.2 12.6 10.7 11.5 12.1 10.7
Jefferson 9.4 10.1 9.4 9.0 9.6 9.2 9.2 9.5 10.7 8.9 9.9 10.2 9.7
Johnson 12.5 12.4 12.8 12.4 12.1 12.6 13.1 13.4 12.4 13.7 13.1 13.4 13.1
Jones 10.5 9.1 9.8 11.2 9.8 10.1 10.9 10.6 11.1 10.3 11.9 11.7 9.8
Keokuk 11.0 12.4 11.0 13.5 11.1 12.5 11.3 11.8 11.2 12.5 11.5 11.2 11.2
Kossuth 9.7 9.8 9.2 9.7 9.3 10.1 9.8 10.7 11.2 10.4 12.0 10.0 10.3
Lee 11.5 11.7 12.2 10.8 11.0 10.9 10.7 10.5 11.1 12.5 11.8 10.6 12.4
Linn 14.2 14.4 14.8 14.2 14.7 14.1 14.0 14.0 14.0 14.2 13.8 13.6 13.9
Louisa 16.0 14.5 13.7 13.5 13.0 16.3 11.5 13.5 10.9 12.4 13.3 11.3 10.1
Lucas 10.4 12.6 10.6 12.6 11.4 11.3 10.6 9.2 12.4 13.1 13.9 11.4 10.3
Lyon 11.4 12.4 12.8 13.5 12.0 13.4 14.0 12.3 14.4 15.0 14.8 15.1 14.0
Madison 12.3 11.8 13.3 14.0 12.1 14.3 13.4 13.1 12.5 13.2 12.5 14.1 13.0
Mahaska 11.8 13.0 13.7 12.7 13.2 11.3 12.6 12.1 13.7 14.4 13.2 12.5 13.7
Marion 10.7 12.9 13.7 11.9 11.7 12.9 12.1 12.1 12.9 12.8 13.8 12.3 12.9
Marshall 12.2 13.2 14.8 14.1 13.7 13.7 14.6 16.3 15.5 15.8 15.4 15.8 15.0
Mills 11.1 13.4 10.6 10.7 12.4 11.1 11.3 12.2 12.9 11.5 12.4 12.0 11.3
Mitchell 12.0 11.1 12.0 12.0 14.2 11.9 10.9 10.1 13.5 11.0 10.1 12.0 10.4
Monona 10.8 9.8 11.4 9.8 11.4 10.9 9.5 10.6 10.0 12.8 10.8 10.7 9.2
Monroe 11.8 9.6 12.5 12.7 10.5 10.3 12.1 10.4 9.7 12.4 12.3 13.3 10.3
Montgomery 9.5 12.8 12.5 11.8 11.8 12.2 10.2 11.0 12.6 12.1 12.5 11.1 10.8
Muscatine 13.9 15.0 15.0 15.3 15.6 15.0 14.6 13.8 13.7 14.8 14.8 15.2 13.9
O'Brien 12.8 10.7 12.3 12.4 10.0 11.4 10.8 11.9 12.8 11.8 12.5 12.4 12.1
Osceola 11.3 10.9 10.6 10.4 10.7 10.7 11.9 11.8 10.9 10.6 10.2 11.8 10.4
Page 9.9 11.0 11.4 10.0 9.4 10.3 10.2 10.3 10.3 10.9 11.2 10.9 13.1
Palo Alto 12.1 10.6 10.5 10.8 10.3 11.1 11.8 10.7 12.5 13.2 12.5 12.9 9.9
Plymouth 13.3 12.4 11.6 12.4 11.3 12.3 12.4 13.0 12.5 12.3 13.8 13.1 12.8
Pocahontas 8.7 8.1 9.3 8.4 7.7 9.6 7.6 9.1 11.1 8.7 9.6 11.6 9.4
Polk 16.0 16.4 16.3 16.6 16.1 15.9 16.4 16.1 16.4 16.9 16.5 15.8 15.6
Pottawattamie 13.9 13.5 14.1 13.5 13.9 13.4 14.2 13.7 13.7 13.6 13.8 13.9 14.4
Poweshiek 10.1 10.4 9.4 11.3 10.6 10.2 10.1 9.6 10.3 9.8 11.4 9.9 10.4
Ringgold 12.1 8.8 12.9 12.6 11.6 10.2 11.6 10.8 15.0 11.2 11.6 12.2 12.9
Sac 10.9 9.4 10.9 11.7 8.8 8.1 10.3 11.4 11.3 11.1 10.9 10.2 10.5
Scott 13.8 14.8 14.2 14.8 13.9 14.3 14.0 14.4 14.4 13.8 14.4 13.5 14.0
Shelby 10.7 11.0 11.0 11.4 8.7 12.1 9.7 9.0 8.0 9.7 10.6 9.6 10.0
Sioux 13.2 12.7 12.7 14.5 14.9 14.5 14.3 14.4 14.8 16.0 15.5 16.3 16.2
Story 11.3 11.5 11.7 11.8 11.5 11.4 11.0 11.2 11.8 12.5 12.3 11.5 11.4
Tama 14.0 12.5 13.5 13.9 13.1 12.3 13.4 13.2 14.3 12.6 11.8 13.2 11.8
Taylor 11.1 9.2 9.4 12.5 11.8 10.6 9.1 10.2 11.9 12.1 10.0 11.9 7.6
Union 10.9 12.5 11.1 10.3 11.0 11.4 12.1 11.9 12.7 14.1 13.6 13.2 11.3
Van Buren 10.1 13.6 10.8 12.4 11.9 10.5 11.2 11.4 12.6 11.4 13.8 11.9 12.4
Wapello 11.7 11.0 11.4 11.8 12.3 12.3 13.8 13.3 14.0 13.8 14.4 13.4 14.3
Warren 12.9 12.5 11.9 12.6 12.4 11.8 11.8 11.9 12.8 11.7 11.8 12.1 11.9
Washington 12.2 13.6 14.5 14.0 15.7 14.6 14.8 13.6 12.4 14.7 12.1 13.8 11.4
Wayne 8.4 8.4 11.4 11.7 12.9 12.6 10.9 12.3 11.5 13.5 14.6 12.8 12.9
Webster 13.4 13.2 12.8 12.2 12.5 11.8 12.0 12.5 12.2 12.4 12.8 12.7 11.7
Winnebago 11.2 10.6 10.1 11.4 11.3 9.8 9.4 8.9 10.6 12.7 9.0 12.6 9.6
Winneshiek 9.6 9.9 8.9 9.0 9.5 9.2 8.4 8.8 9.9 8.9 11.1 9.2 9.5
Woodbury 16.6 16.4 16.0 16.3 15.7 15.4 15.7 15.8 15.4 16.5 15.9 16.3 15.6
Worth 9.7 11.6 9.9 10.6 11.1 8.6 11.1 9.6 10.4 11.2 9.5 11.9 11.0
Wright 10.8 10.6 11.9 11.7 11.0 11.6 13.1 13.6 12.1 13.1 13.5 13.4 12.6