States Where People Are Having the Most Babies

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5. Nebraska
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 72.3
> Births in 2015: 26,679 (15th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 369,044 (14th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.9% (tied–4th highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.6% (19th lowest)

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4. Alaska
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 76.3
> Births in 2015: 11,282 (5th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 147,939 (4th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 7.4% (2nd highest)
> Poverty rate: 10.3% (5th lowest)

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3. North Dakota
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 77.3
> Births in 2015: 11,314 (6th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 146,404 (3rd lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.9% (tied–4th highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.0% (9th lowest)

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2. Utah
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 77.7
> Births in 2015: 50,778 (23rd lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 653,906 (21st lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 8.3% (the highest)
> Poverty rate: 11.3% (12th lowest)

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1. South Dakota
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 77.7
> Births in 2015: 12,336 (7th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 158,818 (5th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.9% (tied–4th highest)
> Poverty rate: 13.7% (24th lowest)