States Where People Are Having the Most Babies

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25. Washington
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 62.8
> Births in 2015: 88,990 (13th highest)
> Women aged 15-44: 1,416,126 (13th highest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.2% (tied–21st highest)
> Poverty rate: 12.2% (tied–16th lowest)

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24. Ohio
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 63.0
> Births in 2015: 139,264 (7th highest)
> Women aged 15-44: 2,211,693 (7th highest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 5.9% (tied–14th lowest)
> Poverty rate: 14.8% (tied–21st highest)

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23. Nevada
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 63.3
> Births in 2015: 36,298 (17th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 573,025 (17th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.1% (tied–22nd lowest)
> Poverty rate: 14.7% (23rd highest)

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22. Mississippi
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 63.8
> Births in 2015: 38,394 (18th lowest)
> Women aged 15-44: 602,097 (20th lowest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.3% (tied–17th highest)
> Poverty rate: 22.0% (the highest)

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21. Missouri
> Births per 1,000 women 15-44 yrs.: 64.1
> Births in 2015: 75,061 (17th highest)
> Women aged 15-44: 1,171,810 (19th highest)
> Pop. under 5 years old: 6.2% (tied–21st highest)
> Poverty rate: 14.8% (tied–21st highest)