Special Report

States With the Highest Birth Rates

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20. Minnesota
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.1 per 1,000 residents (63,065 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.1%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +0.0%
> Total population, July 2021: 5,707,390

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19. Tennessee
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.2 per 1,000 residents (77,353 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.1%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +0.8%
> Total population, July 2021: 6,975,218

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18. Missouri
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.2 per 1,000 residents (68,818 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.1%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +0.2%
> Total population, July 2021: 6,168,187

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17. Alabama
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.2 per 1,000 residents (56,320 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.1%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +0.3%
> Total population, July 2021: 5,039,877

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16. Iowa
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.2 per 1,000 residents (35,771 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.1%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +0.1%
> Total population, July 2021: 3,193,079

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