North Carolina Resident Live Birth Rates per 1,000 Population, 2014-2018

  Non-Hispanic  
  Total Total White Black Other Hispanic
County of
Residence
Births Rate Births Rate Births Rate Births Rate Births Rate Births Rate
North Carolina 601,595 11.8 510,557 11.1 331,167 10.1 143,783 12.8 35,607 16.4 91,038 19.4
Alamance 9,302 11.6 7,343 10.4 5,033 9.6 2,062 12.8 248 14.8 1,959 19.7
Alexander 1,758 9.5 1,636 9.2 1,510 9.3 81 7.0 45 17.6 122 14.2
Alleghany 491 8.9 401 8.1 393 8.2 7 6.8 1 2.0 90 17.1
Anson 1,252 9.9 1,209 9.9 515 9.0 674 10.9 20 8.5 43 8.6
Ashe 1,061 7.9 958 7.5 942 7.5 9 6.5 7 6.7 103 15.4
Avery 682 7.8 604 7.3 593 7.6 2 0.5 9 11.9 78 17.4
Beaufort 2,250 9.5 1,959 9.0 1,211 7.7 721 12.1 27 14.9 291 16.1
Bertie 873 8.9 853 8.9 242 7.1 603 9.9 8 6.9 20 9.8
Bladen 1,743 10.3 1,506 9.6 808 8.7 636 10.9 62 13.6 237 18.8
Brunswick 5,118 8.1 4,607 7.6 3,876 7.4 628 9.1 103 10.5 511 17.0
Buncombe 12,670 10.0 11,180 9.4 9,891 9.2 992 11.7 297 12.1 1,490 18.0
Burke 4,476 10.0 3,909 9.3 3,342 9.0 199 6.3 368 19.4 567 21.2
Cabarrus 12,372 12.3 10,267 11.4 7,152 10.4 2,284 12.9 831 20.2 2,105 20.5
Caldwell 4,010 9.8 3,685 9.5 3,415 9.4 214 10.1 56 15.1 325 15.1
Camden 465 8.9 453 8.9 401 9.4 39 5.8 13 9.0 12 8.1
Carteret 2,807 8.1 2,601 7.9 2,363 7.8 175 8.2 63 9.4 206 14.1
Caswell 1,026 9.0 952 8.7 642 9.1 298 7.9 12 11.2 74 17.1
Catawba 8,569 10.9 7,211 10.2 5,571 9.2 944 13.3 696 19.7 1,358 18.3
Chatham 3,228 9.3 2,500 8.2 2,026 8.0 375 8.4 99 12.5 728 16.9
Cherokee 1,168 8.4 1,113 8.3 1,035 8.1 24 9.8 54 16.9 55 13.0
Chowan 680 9.6 648 9.5 348 8.1 296 12.0 4 5.0 32 12.4
Clay 434 8.0 409 7.8 393 7.7 5 6.2 11 27.0 25 14.7
Cleveland 5,425 11.2 5,159 11.0 3,737 10.4 1,346 13.0 76 12.5 266 16.0
Colombus 2,945 10.5 2,655 10.0 1,613 9.5 921 10.6 121 11.0 290 19.7
Craven 7,116 13.8 6,386 13.3 4,525 13.1 1,454 12.8 407 21.6 730 19.7
Cumberland 27,467 16.5 23,622 16.1 11,901 15.8 10,201 16.0 1,520 18.7 3,845 20.3
Currituck 1,302 10.1 1,245 10.0 1,144 10.0 70 9.1 31 15.7 57 11.6
Dare 1,680 9.4 1,404 8.5 1,342 8.5 43 8.0 19 9.8 276 21.5
Davidson 8,789 10.7 7,753 10.1 6,558 9.8 978 12.3 217 13.2 1,036 18.0
Davie 1,936 9.2 1,695 8.6 1,549 8.6 124 8.9 22 9.8 241 17.2
Duplin 3,586 12.1 2,237 9.7 1,423 9.2 780 10.6 34 13.8 1,349 20.9
Durham 21,413 14.0 16,754 12.6 8,252 12.5 7,068 12.2 1,434 16.6 4,659 22.6
Edgecombe 3,030 11.4 2,806 11.0 819 8.3 1,969 12.7 18 9.4 224 19.0
Forsyth 22,085 11.9 17,540 10.8 10,405 9.7 6,311 12.8 824 15.5 4,545 19.4
Franklin 3,488 10.7 3,078 10.3 2,087 10.0 938 11.0 53 14.3 410 15.5
Gaston 12,696 11.7 11,337 11.2 8,483 10.5 2,581 14.2 273 12.0 1,359 18.6
Gates 518 9.0 502 8.9 360 9.7 137 7.2 5 8.0 16 13.2
Graham 407 9.5 392 9.5 346 9.2 2 5.0 44 13.3 15 10.1
Granville 2,890 9.8 2,541 9.4 1,583 9.1 905 9.5 53 15.6 349 15.3
Greene 1,037 9.9 774 8.7 414 8.3 348 9.0 12 11.3 263 16.9
Guilford 30,771 11.8 26,780 11.1 11,746 8.6 12,496 13.8 2,538 17.2 3,991 19.6
Halifax 2,856 11.0 2,742 10.9 966 9.6 1,660 11.9 116 9.7 114 15.8
Harnett 9,377 14.4 7,827 13.7 5,627 13.7 1,911 13.4 289 17.6 1,550 19.1
Haywood 2,933 9.7 2,769 9.5 2,681 9.5 45 10.8 43 13.0 164 14.2
Henderson 5,401 9.5 4,369 8.5 4,018 8.4 206 10.2 145 14.3 1,032 18.1
Hertford 1,145 9.5 1,086 9.3 309 7.5 761 10.4 16 7.5 59 13.2
Hoke 4,565 17.1 3,788 16.4 2,182 19.7 1,124 12.2 482 16.8 777 22.4
Hyde 194 7.2 158 6.4 121 7.3 37 4.7 0 0.0 36 15.6
Iredell 9,378 10.9 8,352 10.5 6,577 9.9 1,357 12.8 418 16.5 1,026 15.9
Jackson 1,929 9.1 1,748 8.8 1,353 7.8 25 4.9 370 17.7 181 15.2
Johnston 11,507 12.0 9,206 11.1 7,147 10.8 1,859 12.2 200 15.9 2,301 17.9
Jones 472 9.7 443 9.6 324 10.6 111 7.4 8 13.3 29 13.0
Lee 3,874 12.9 2,722 11.2 1,834 10.3 826 13.8 62 11.6 1,152 19.9
Lenoir 3,201 11.2 2,812 10.6 1,285 9.0 1,495 12.6 32 10.1 389 17.8
Lincoln 4,079 10.0 3,682 9.7 3,369 9.6 238 10.2 75 17.1 397 13.8
McDowell 2,255 10.0 2,041 9.6 1,940 9.7 62 6.8 39 13.3 214 15.8
Macon 1,693 9.8 1,406 8.8 1,361 8.8 11 4.0 34 13.5 287 24.2
Madison 1,024 9.6 997 9.5 983 9.7 4 2.2 10 10.4 27 10.5
Martin 1,230 10.7 1,157 10.4 599 9.9 545 11.1 13 13.0 73 16.3
Mecklenburg 73,533 13.9 59,029 12.9 28,562 11.2 23,413 13.9 7,054 20.4 14,504 21.1
Mitchell 718 9.5 646 9.1 636 9.1 5 8.4 5 7.5 72 18.2
Montgomery 1,478 10.8 1,077 9.3 781 8.9 257 10.0 39 14.6 401 19.2
Moore 5,490 11.5 4,903 11.0 3,899 10.4 819 13.3 185 16.2 587 18.9
Nash 5,259 11.2 4,617 10.5 2,178 9.1 2,320 12.2 119 15.7 642 20.0
New Hanover 11,247 10.0 9,922 9.4 7,637 8.7 2,005 12.5 280 11.7 1,325 21.8
Northampton 913 9.0 872 8.8 292 7.4 572 9.8 8 10.7 41 19.2
Onslow 20,482 21.1 17,541 20.7 14,201 21.5 2,634 17.0 706 22.0 2,941 24.4
Orange 5,901 8.3 4,974 7.6 3,488 6.9 803 9.3 683 11.1 927 15.4
Pamlico 436 6.8 410 6.7 322 6.7 75 6.0 13 14.7 26 10.9
Pasquotank 2,454 12.4 2,276 12.2 1,270 11.6 953 13.0 53 13.2 178 17.5
Pender 3,181 10.8 2,744 10.0 2,212 9.9 495 10.4 37 10.9 437 21.5
Perquimans 603 9.0 587 9.0 444 9.1 135 8.5 8 13.8 16 9.3
Person 2,082 10.6 1,935 10.3 1,292 9.8 622 11.5 21 9.7 147 17.7
Pitt 10,447 11.8 9,496 11.4 4,652 9.4 4,540 14.4 304 13.7 951 17.4
Polk 746 7.3 678 7.0 620 6.8 46 9.5 12 14.3 68 11.5
Randolph 7,857 11.0 6,366 10.0 5,612 9.8 539 11.7 215 15.9 1,491 18.6
Richmond 2,708 12.0 2,468 11.7 1,343 10.2 962 13.4 163 20.2 240 16.7
Robeson 8,846 13.3 7,525 12.3 1,621 9.3 1,945 12.0 3,959 14.5 1,321 22.8
Rockingham 4,578 10.0 4,157 9.7 3,175 9.4 921 10.5 61 12.5 421 15.3
Rowan 7,985 11.4 6,825 10.7 5,126 10.0 1,528 13.3 171 15.5 1,160 19.4
Rutherford 3,355 10.1 3,112 9.8 2,671 9.5 405 11.8 36 11.2 243 17.2
Sampson 4,168 13.1 2,751 10.7 1,681 10.2 938 11.3 132 16.3 1,417 23.0
Scotland 2,236 12.7 2,172 12.7 709 9.0 1,049 15.0 414 18.1 64 12.4
Stanly 3,494 11.4 3,258 11.1 2,636 10.6 498 13.9 124 16.4 236 18.8
Stokes 1,993 8.7 1,918 8.6 1,831 8.7 66 6.7 21 12.7 75 11.4
Surry 3,726 10.3 2,996 9.3 2,801 9.2 161 11.3 34 10.7 730 19.6
Swain 881 12.4 830 12.3 473 10.4 3 2.6 354 17.0 51 13.9
Transylvania 1,356 8.1 1,257 7.8 1,169 7.6 60 8.4 28 15.5 99 18.2
Tyrrell 203 9.9 162 8.6 119 11.2 42 5.4 1 2.0 41 24.4
Union 11,990 10.6 9,828 9.7 7,782 9.3 1,590 11.7 456 12.3 2,162 17.3
Vance 2,777 12.5 2,422 11.8 813 9.0 1,565 13.8 44 20.8 355 21.1
Wake 63,784 12.2 53,846 11.4 33,648 10.4 13,874 12.7 6,324 16.1 9,938 18.9
Warren 896 8.9 844 8.8 285 7.3 500 9.6 59 10.4 52 13.8
Washington 624 10.3 575 10.0 205 7.5 366 12.3 4 11.1 49 15.3
Watauga 1,844 6.8 1,720 6.6 1,645 6.5 27 5.0 48 11.7 124 13.2
Wayne 8,232 13.3 6,631 12.1 3,834 11.3 2,600 13.1 197 17.8 1,601 22.4
Wilkes 3,441 10.1 3,025 9.4 2,836 9.4 155 9.7 34 13.1 416 19.3
Wilson 4,786 11.8 3,928 10.8 1,800 9.2 2,033 12.4 95 15.7 858 20.7
Yadkin 1,874 10.0 1,508 9.0 1,449 9.0 43 6.7 16 16.2 366 17.8
Yancey 862 9.8 757 9.0 752 9.1 2 2.0 3 5.4 105 23.3

Prepared by NC-DHHS State Center for Health Statistics
Rates based on small numbers (fewer than 20 cases) are unstable and should be interpreted with caution