States Where People Are Having the Most Babies

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45. Maine
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 54.5
> Births in 2015: 12,607 (10th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 231,300 (9th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 4.8% (tied–the lowest)
> Poverty rate: 13.4% (22nd lowest)

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44. Oregon
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 58.1
> Births in 2015: 45,655 (22nd lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 786,211 (24th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 5.7% (10th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.4% (tied–17th highest)

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43. Pennsylvania
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 58.9
> Births in 2015: 141,047 (6th highest)
> Women aged 15-44: 2,393,734 (6th highest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 5.6% (9th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 13.2% (21st lowest)

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42. New York
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 59.0
> Births in 2015: 237,274 (3rd highest)
> Women aged 15-44: 4,020,784 (3rd highest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.0% (tied–19th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 15.4% (tied–17th highest)

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41. West Virginia
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 59.1
> Births in 2015: 19,805 (12th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 334,934 (13th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 5.5% (8th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 17.9% (7th highest)