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Table 15. Gonorrhea —Counties and independent cities* ranked by number of reported cases: United States, 2005

Rank County/Independent City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population Cumulative Percent
1 Cook County, IL 12,296 230.8 3
2 Los Angeles County, CA 11,307 113.8 6
3 Wayne County, MI 9,225 457.5 9
4 Philadelphia County, PA 5,053 343.7 11
5 Dallas County, TX 5,034 219.4 12
6 Harris County, TX 4,402 120.8 13
7 Cuyahoga County, OH 4,214 311.9 15
8 Marion County, IN 3,965 459.1 16
9 Milwaukee County, WI 3,953 426.0 17
10 Kings County, NY 3,772 152.4 18
11 Baltimore (City), MD 3,476 546.3 19
12 Shelby County, TN 3,227 355.3 20
13 Franklin County, OH 3,168 290.9 21
14 Hamilton County, OH 3,036 372.7 22
15 Maricopa County, AZ 2,917 83.3 23
16 San Diego County, CA 2,695 91.9 24
17 Jackson County, MO 2,659 402.8 24
18 St Louis (City), MO 2,653 772.8 25
19 Fulton County, GA 2,621 321.8 26
20 Tarrant County, TX 2,533 159.5 27
21 Clark County, NV 2,487 150.7 27
22 San Francisco County, CA 2,463 330.9 28
23 Duval County, FL 2,343 285.3 29
24 New York County, NY 2,332 149.2 29
25 De Kalb County, GA 2,313 342.3 30
26 Bronx County, NY 2,299 168.4 31
27 Sacramento County, CA 2,279 168.5 32
28 Oklahoma County, OK 2,266 332.8 32
29 Bexar County, TX 2,192 146.7 33
30 Jefferson County, AL 2,171 329.7 33
31 Washington, DC 2,146 387.7 34
32 Alameda County, CA 2,119 145.6 35
33 San Bernardino County, CA 2,114 110.0 35
34 Mecklenburg County, NC 2,082 269.8 36
35 St Louis County, MO 2,038 201.9 37
36 Orange County, FL 1,990 201.0 37
37 Broward County, FL 1,980 112.8 38
38 Monroe County, NY 1,845 251.0 38
39 Essex County, NJ 1,840 231.0 39
40 Allegheny County, PA 1,802 144.1 39
41 Queens County, NY 1,802 80.5 40
42 King County, WA 1,785 100.4 40
43 Orleans County, LA 1,760 380.7 41
44 Montgomery County, OH 1,751 318.3 41
45 Hennepin County, MN 1,728 154.2 42
46 Erie County, NY 1,713 183.0 42
47 Mobile County, AL 1,673 417.7 43
48 Dade County, FL 1,661 70.3 43
49 Genesee County, MI 1,511 340.4 44
50 Caddo County, LA 1,442 573.3 44
51 Pinellas County, FL 1,423 153.3 45
52 Lucas County, OH 1,415 314.0 45
53 Orange County, CA 1,390 46.5 46
54 Jefferson County, KY 1,387 198.1 46
55 Hinds County, MS 1,364 545.6 46
56 Travis County, TX 1,364 156.8 47
57 Richmond (City), VA 1,329 690.4 47
58 Denver County, CO 1,311 235.4 48
59 Fresno County, CA 1,310 151.1 48
60 Hillsborough County, FL 1,263 114.7 48
61 Pulaski County, AR 1,232 336.7 49
62 Kern County, CA 1,224 166.6 49
63 Prince George's County, MD 1,185 140.6 49
64 Tulsa County, OK 1,169 205.4 50
65 Kent County, MI 1,137 191.4 50
66 Charleston County, SC 1,128 345.2 50

*Accounting for 50% of reported gonorrhea cases.

Counties and independent cities were ranked in descending order by number of cases reported in 2005.

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