Mother's Day in Tucson, By the Numbers

2014-05-11T00:00:00Z Mother's Day in Tucson, By the NumbersBecky Pallack Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

11,686

Births in Pima County April 2013 through March 2014

5,383

Births to single mothers in Pima County in 2012

319

Births by mothers under age 18 in Pima County in 2012

297

Estimated number of births by mothers over age 40 in Pima County in 2012

52%

Births in Pima County in 2012 paid for by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Arizona’s Medicaid program

67.5

Arizona’s fertility rate, which is births per 1,000 women age 15-44 years. The nation’s fertility rate is 63.

462

Adoptions in Pima County in 2013

20%

Percentage of all U.S. women ages 15-44 who have two children. About 47 percent have no children, 17 percent have one, 10 percent have three and about 5 percent have four or more.

24%

Percent of married mothers with children under age 15 who are stay-at-home moms, nationwide.

62.1%

Percentage of U.S. women age 16-50 who had a birth in the past 12 months who were in the workforce.

276

Child day care services in the Tucson metro area

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, National Center for Health Statistics, Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Public Health Statistics, Reference USA, Pima County Public Library, Pima County Juvenile Court

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