Total Births

Birth Rate (2010-2013)


The birth rate is defined as, "the number of live births per 1,000 population".
The birth rate for Lake County declined slightly from 2010-2013.
Birth Rate_2010_2013
Year    Number
   of Births
Birth Rate 
(Per 1000)
2010     8,427 
   12.0
2011     8,077
   11.5
2012     8,015
   11.4
2013     7,851
   11.2
Birth Rates by Race/Ethnicity

(2010-2013)


The Hispanic population had the  highest birth rates from 2010-2013,
followed by the African American population.
Birth Rate_Ethnicity_2010_2013

Source:

IDPH Vital Statistics 2010-2014