Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Declining Fertility Rates for Prime Child Bearing Age Women in the ACS: 2005 to 2013

The fertility rate has been declining for American families for decades, particularly among prime child bearing aged women, 20 to 34 years of age. The American Communities Survey now let's us look at that more closely, on an annual basis for the region, state and nation. The graph below shows the declining fertility rate per thousand females age 20 to 34 for the Herkimer-Oneida Counties region, New York State, and the US for the period 2005 to 2013.

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