Special Report

States With the Highest Birth Rates

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15. Kentucky
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.3 per 1,000 residents (50,725 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: 4,509,394

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14. Georgia
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.3 per 1,000 residents (121,269 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.1%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +0.7%
> Total population, July 2021: 10,799,566

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13. Indiana
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.4 per 1,000 residents (77,598 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: 6,805,985

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12. Kansas
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.5 per 1,000 residents (33,670 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: 2,934,582

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11. Idaho
> Births, July 2020 to July 2021: 11.5 per 1,000 residents (21,316 total)
> Population change due to new births, July 2020 to July 2021: +1.2%
> Total population change, July 2020 to July 2021: +2.9%
> Total population, July 2021: 1,900,923

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