Low Weight Live Birth Ratios by County of Residence,
State of Michigan, Michigan Counties and Detroit City, 2005 - 2015

County 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Michigan 83.6 84.1 84.3 85.3 83.9 84.4 83.9 84.6 82.6 83.8 84.9
Alcona * 120.5 * 161.8 * * * * * * 109.1
Alger 103.4 * * 96.4 * * * 109.1 * 107.1 *
Allegan 70.3 59.7 81.6 57.7 63.1 68.8 68.6 61.4 63.4 65.3 65.1
Alpena 73.2 125.4 102.9 95.4 87.7 89.9 69.9 70.6 61.3 63.6 63.7
Antrim 58.8 51.2 92.5 81.0 102.8 81.7 63.9 * 100.0 43.5 112.2
Arenac 85.2 73.9 72.5 95.2 78.1 123.0 107.1 100.0 90.9 82.1 59.7
Baraga 86.5 * * * 94.6 102.3 * 111.1 77.9 * *
Barry 55.9 78.1 74.3 52.3 58.7 59.1 63.9 71.2 60.6 55.5 66.9
Bay 69.4 71.3 83.7 86.2 88.1 73.6 80.0 88.9 67.1 77.4 78.9
Benzie 80.4 61.3 69.1 76.4 72.3 84.4 100.0 74.3 82.3 62.5 55.2
                       
Berrien 71.5 77.4 85.8 93.9 80.3 92.7 89.5 70.3 75.6 88.0 79.8
Branch 63.4 70.8 77.2 68.0 56.3 50.7 72.0 63.3 70.8 58.5 62.1
Calhoun 87.3 77.6 88.4 90.3 80.0 68.0 89.1 77.3 82.8 86.2 86.5
Cass 118.6 76.9 75.8 76.0 87.0 70.8 63.5 70.9 65.9 64.1 77.8
Charlevoix 51.7 56.9 55.7 70.5 51.3 47.6 56.9 41.8 71.7 51.3 81.1
Cheboygan 57.9 69.0 45.3 60.7 53.6 33.7 47.8 72.5 41.7 69.8 79.3
Chippewa 65.8 60.2 43.1 66.3 64.0 34.6 79.6 57.6 50.0 44.3 46.2
Clare 42.7 85.8 98.6 87.8 67.1 75.3 77.8 40.6 74.6 88.8 56.8
Clinton 86.1 72.4 68.6 66.7 55.6 90.2 65.6 69.0 60.7 53.6 74.9
Crawford 90.9 77.9 91.6 105.3 80.9 82.7 105.3 106.8 106.2 66.7 148.4
                       
Delta 67.5 73.3 98.0 73.7 84.4 65.9 65.8 63.7 61.8 78.8 80.1
Dickinson 44.9 73.0 63.7 56.4 81.9 93.3 64.5 108.0 134.5 37.7 72.6
Eaton 65.4 72.0 68.5 80.4 64.4 72.2 61.7 77.7 74.3 60.3 63.2
Emmet 111.8 59.9 60.1 73.2 63.3 65.4 57.9 73.6 56.9 66.2 57.5
Genesee 96.2 102.7 104.9 107.0 100.6 100.4 104.7 105.0 97.6 103.5 107.9
Gladwin 81.5 76.6 70.9 84.4 114.9 79.4 60.9 58.0 36.1 87.6 75.5
Gogebic 68.7 82.2 76.9 102.6 * 67.7 * * * 52.6 61.1
Grand Traverse 65.5 68.1 76.9 60.2 63.2 73.6 75.7 46.2 68.3 72.2 62.6
Gratiot 63.5 62.5 90.9 60.9 86.1 67.1 73.8 39.1 68.5 78.6 96.5
Hillsdale 40.7 64.1 73.8 71.7 56.0 63.2 80.1 68.1 95.3 44.6 66.4
                       
Houghton 34.7 45.5 46.2 50.0 51.9 63.1 32.8 64.3 29.6 33.1 61.3
Huron 77.1 82.6 74.9 66.2 73.7 91.2 84.9 75.9 66.4 51.5 64.9
Ingham 76.2 80.4 83.5 79.1 78.1 81.6 78.4 92.5 82.8 73.3 83.6
Ionia 60.3 57.2 67.7 61.1 63.6 56.4 69.9 63.4 55.9 81.6 65.7
Iosco 64.5 50.0 63.6 57.0 72.1 55.6 56.3 86.0 46.6 86.8 47.0
Iron - * 87.4 * 94.8 * 94.7 97.8 112.4 72.2 74.1
Isabella 72.5 78.5 82.6 76.8 54.0 71.2 74.4 55.2 64.9 73.2 82.5
Jackson 72.2 89.3 83.5 75.7 82.3 90.0 90.2 92.9 78.1 73.3 94.4
Kalamazoo 92.9 81.8 80.2 79.7 88.6 81.3 71.9 78.6 67.1 80.3 76.8
Kalkaska 100.4 30.0 81.2 101.0 76.1 78.7 71.0 80.8 41.9 65.5 76.5
                       
Kent 75.7 76.9 74.8 73.4 72.8 76.5 78.4 78.7 82.9 82.0 78.7
Keweenaw - * - - - * * - * - *
Lake 75.6 66.7 78.9 68.0 94.3 102.6 70.0 131.3 83.3 80.5 90.9
Lapeer 46.5 79.5 77.6 71.2 88.4 95.7 74.6 66.8 60.9 62.3 57.8
Leelanau 88.4 72.3 63.2 * 67.0 49.1 51.7 72.7 89.4 * 55.9
Lenawee 80.8 84.2 67.3 69.2 74.9 66.9 71.1 68.2 75.9 74.5 67.8
Livingston 66.6 52.9 65.4 69.0 67.1 66.0 65.0 67.3 61.6 72.8 50.6
Luce 89.6 * * * * 156.3 * * * 137.9 *
Mackinac * * 94.7 * 98.8 114.6 * * * 66.7 119.0
Macomb 82.6 81.6 86.6 92.8 80.8 84.6 86.8 84.9 85.3 82.9 87.5
                       
Manistee 134.4 79.3 132.7 72.7 89.6 70.7 48.8 78.4 52.0 60.8 67.4
Marquette 60.1 63.1 64.8 82.9 63.4 73.3 67.4 51.8 70.0 65.8 82.5
Mason 68.3 79.5 95.8 57.4 81.9 69.8 57.3 71.7 77.5 74.2 72.6
Mecosta 56.4 78.3 59.4 95.0 54.1 61.5 61.7 73.3 81.5 63.2 88.0
Menominee 56.9 77.9 87.3 83.3 85.6 79.8 77.3 66.7 45.7 31.4 48.5
Midland 86.9 76.4 67.4 72.9 71.3 63.3 65.0 66.4 72.6 83.8 73.3
Missaukee 76.5 47.9 48.6 * 76.9 63.3 42.2 65.3 55.2 45.9 52.9
Monroe 87.1 75.8 60.3 70.5 67.0 71.4 79.6 77.1 69.3 62.8 68.0
Montcalm 61.1 71.3 56.3 57.0 78.8 64.6 50.3 71.4 56.9 73.6 79.3
Montmorency * 135.4 * * 83.3 * * * * * *
                       
Muskegon 88.4 79.6 83.8 93.2 83.7 84.3 92.9 90.1 107.0 103.6 96.5
Newaygo 57.1 69.4 80.1 57.2 68.1 61.1 63.6 84.4 83.0 46.6 63.1
Oakland 77.0 81.4 80.9 82.2 81.7 80.3 81.7 81.7 80.8 84.4 84.1
Oceana 75.5 55.7 64.6 81.0 80.6 84.7 87.5 89.8 97.1 107.0 61.3
Ogemaw 89.6 37.4 43.3 73.2 39.6 72.5 65.7 61.2 33.9 62.5 41.9
Ontonagon * 142.9 * * - * * - * * *
Osceola 54.2 72.4 75.1 47.3 51.9 34.7 65.5 69.7 84.3 85.5 73.8
Oscoda * * * 70.6 85.4 * * 59.4 104.5 117.6 115.4
Otsego 43.5 41.1 73.7 60.1 48.0 89.2 134.6 78.3 83.0 42.8 60.8
Ottawa 63.3 67.0 66.6 63.2 68.0 60.0 58.3 61.8 72.4 53.1 54.9
                       
Presque Isle 61.9 * 96.8 * 73.7 80.8 72.3 136.8 * * 83.3
Roscommon 66.3 58.4 69.3 79.1 69.4 67.5 87.2 40.9 71.4 56.3 84.3
Saginaw 93.0 97.2 111.9 98.0 100.0 90.1 98.6 94.0 91.3 98.3 90.1
St. Clair 83.0 78.9 87.1 76.4 84.8 81.5 68.5 83.6 72.6 76.4 80.1
St. Joseph 63.9 82.7 77.9 52.0 73.3 69.5 76.9 96.2 84.2 78.8 60.8
Sanilac 56.3 64.6 71.8 75.0 54.1 70.5 64.7 61.6 77.4 75.0 49.7
Schoolcraft 93.3 * 100.0 * * * 85.7 92.1 * * 109.1
Shiawassee 65.3 76.7 95.1 68.1 76.3 70.7 75.2 69.4 68.3 67.4 64.1
Tuscola 66.0 78.4 70.2 88.2 68.7 74.9 68.4 52.4 45.9 58.1 77.2
Van Buren 76.8 55.7 73.9 79.2 60.1 68.2 71.7 77.0 76.5 52.8 62.2
                       
Washtenaw 74.2 78.0 73.3 78.2 82.9 83.5 75.5 78.0 69.4 83.0 77.0
Wayne 109.1 106.6 99.3 106.9 106.1 107.5 104.2 106.8 101.3 106.5 107.9
 Detroit City 141.4 139.1 124.9 132.0 133.7 133.4 131.4 137.5 129.5 138.4 142.5
 Wayne Excluding Detroit 79.1 77.0 77.5 85.5 83.2 86.1 83.3 83.1 80.1 83.4 82.7
Wexford 86.4 65.4 93.3 62.2 80.8 62.5 63.1 68.5 53.2 85.0 52.5

 

Note: Low birthweight is less than 2500 grams. Ratios are low weight births per 1,000 live births.

*An asterisk indicates the ratio does not meet standards of reliability or precision.
Sources: 2005 - 2015 Michigan Residents Birth Files, Division for Vital Records & Health Statistics, Michigan Department of Health & Human Services; Population Estimate (latest update 9/2014), National Center for Health Statistics, U.S. Census Populations With Bridged Race Categories .