Report: New Yorks fertility rate drops, average age of mothers rises
- The TFR is highest for women who live in Rockland, Jefferson and Orange counties and lowest for women in Otsego, New York City (Manhattan) and Tompkins counties.
- 65% of the households with babies were led by opposite sex, married couples. 17% were single mothers, 13% were cohabiting couples of any sex, and 5% were single fathers. As the children grew to toddler stage and beyond, the number of married couples fell and the percentage of single moms increased.
- There were about 4,270 more boys than girls born in 2021.
- Liam, Noah and Olivia were the most popular baby names in 2020.
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