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Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births)

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Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births) - Total
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Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births) - Race
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Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births) - Region
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Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births) - Total

(Percent)
Year Data Set 2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births)
DC39.0 %38.0 %36.3 %36.5 %36.6 %35.9 %35.9 %35.8 %37.0 %35.9 %
NE34.5 %33.6 %33.2 %33.3 %33.3 %33.0 %32.9 %32.3 %--
US41.0 %40.8 %40.7 %40.7 %40.6 %40.2 %40.3 %39.8 %--

Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births) - Race

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
White, Not Hispanic
DC26.7 % 26.1 % 24.7 % 24.3 % 23.8 % 24.2 % 23.6 % 23.4 % 24.4 % 22.7 %
Black, not Hispanic
DC78.4 % 77.0 % 75.2 % 75.2 % 74.5 % 74.0 % 74.1 % 72.9 % 69.8 % 70.8 %
Other, not Hispanic
DC28.4 % 24.5 % 28.8 % 26.8 % 26.6 % 24.5 % 23.3 % 27.9 % 26.4 % 27.2 %
Hispanic
DC51.2 % 51.8 % 48.3 % 51.2 % 54.1 % 51.0 % 51.6 % 51.2 % 52.4 % 53.4 %
Unknown
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Overall
DC39.0 % 38.0 % 36.3 % 36.5 % 36.6 % 35.9 % 35.9 % 35.8 % 37.0 % 35.9 %

Births to Unmarried Mothers (% of Total Births) - Region

(Percent)
YearData Set2009201020112012201320142015201620172018
East Northeast
DC72.0 % 69.5 % 71.3 % 70.2 % 70.9 % 69.0 % 69.8 % 71.4 % 68.0 % 66.7 %
West Northeast
DC53.3 % 52.5 % 49.6 % 50.6 % 52.2 % 49.1 % 49.6 % 50.6 % 48.7 % 50.0 %
East Southeast
DC54.9 % 52.4 % 51.0 % 50.6 % 52.7 % 53.4 % 51.9 % 53.4 % 53.0 % 56.9 %
West Southeast
DC34.5 % 35.8 % 31.0 % 34.6 % 33.4 % 33.0 % 31.1 % 32.7 % 36.4 % 32.1 %
North Central
DC41.1 % 40.3 % 40.3 % 39.8 % 36.9 % 37.2 % 37.5 % 38.6 % 40.9 % 39.9 %
South Central
DC36.3 % 37.2 % 37.7 % 35.3 % 32.9 % 28.5 % 31.9 % 29.7 % 35.6 % 30.6 %
Northwest
DC17.0 % 17.2 % 17.7 % 16.4 % 16.6 % 16.9 % 16.3 % 16.8 % 18.0 % 15.6 %
Southwest
DC17.6 % 17.7 % 13.9 % 15.8 % 17.8 % 17.5 % 17.4 % 16.5 % 16.4 % 15.2 %
Unknown
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Overall
DC39.0 % 38.0 % 36.3 % 36.5 % 36.6 % 35.9 % 35.9 % 35.8 % 37.0 % 35.9 %