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Table 22. All stages of syphilis* —Reported cases and rates in selected metropolitan statistical areas(MSAs) listed in alphabetical order: United States, 2001–2005

Metropolitan Statistical Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA NA 1,430 1,702 1,315 1,626 NA 31.6 36.9 27.9 34.5
Austin-Round Rock, TX 141 111 152 200 193 10.7 8.2 11.0 14.2 13.7
Baltimore-Towson, MD NA 549 648 647 679 NA 21.1 24.8 24.5 25.7
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 172 147 122 117 243 16.2 13.8 11.4 10.8 22.5
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH NA 478 568 410 339 NA 10.8 12.8 9.3 7.7
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY NA 12 11 24 14 NA 1.0 0.9 2.1 1.2
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 221 163 167 154 235 16.1 11.6 11.6 10.4 15.9
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI NA 1,493 1,341 1,296 1,541 NA 16.1 14.4 13.8 16.4
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 30 35 18 54 55 1.5 1.7 0.9 2.6 2.7
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 48 39 62 84 52 2.2 1.8 2.9 3.9 2.4
Columbus, OH 160 214 266 254 227 9.7 12.9 15.9 15.0 13.4
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,033 1,515 1,505 1,374 1,495 19.3 27.6 26.9 24.1 26.2
Denver-Aurora, CO 112 141 116 135 111 5.0 6.2 5.0 5.8 4.8
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1,080 1,083 751 679 390 24.1 24.2 16.7 15.1 8.7
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 57 68 70 46 57 4.9 5.8 5.9 3.9 4.8
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 1,059 1,158 1,256 1,289 1,188 21.8 23.2 24.7 24.9 22.9
Indianapolis, IN 325 148 142 128 134 20.9 9.4 8.9 7.9 8.3
Jacksonville, FL 152 81 135 218 151 13.2 6.9 11.2 17.8 12.3
Kansas City, MO-KS 54 74 118 101 193 2.9 3.9 6.2 5.2 10.0
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 34 81 123 224 300 2.3 5.3 7.8 13.6 18.2
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA NA 2,104 2,166 2,482 3,159 NA 16.5 16.9 19.2 24.4
Louisville, KY-IN 115 161 126 115 102 9.8 13.6 10.6 9.6 8.5
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,003 632 547 519 584 82.4 51.4 44.1 41.5 46.7
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 1,541 1,933 1,911 1,687 1,444 30.0 36.9 36.1 31.5 26.9
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI NA 100 74 85 77 NA 6.6 4.9 5.6 5.1
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI NA 131 173 125 186 NA 4.3 5.6 4.0 6.0
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 410 338 220 194 189 30.7 25.0 16.0 13.9 13.5
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA NA 130 264 449 349 NA 9.9 20.0 34.0 26.4
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA NA 4,672 5,101 4,918 4,316 NA 25.1 27.4 26.3 23.1
Oklahoma City, OK 207 210 253 110 87 18.7 18.7 22.3 9.6 7.6
Orlando, FL 452 402 318 267 413 26.5 22.9 17.6 14.3 22.2
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD NA 721 785 678 583 NA 12.5 13.6 11.7 10.1
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ NA NA 914 754 595 NA NA 25.4 20.3 16.0
Pittsburgh, PA NA 52 57 32 112 NA 2.2 2.4 1.3 4.7
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 43 66 103 84 94 2.2 3.3 5.0 4.1 4.6
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA NA 90 127 137 75 NA 5.6 7.8 8.4 4.6
Richmond, VA 87 85 114 85 87 7.8 7.5 10.0 7.4 7.5
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA NA 275 313 319 399 NA 7.8 8.6 8.4 10.5
Rochester, NY NA 19 33 41 36 NA 1.8 3.2 3.9 3.5
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA NA 48 35 64 39 NA 2.5 1.8 3.2 1.9
Salt Lake City, UT 10 50 43 53 35 1.0 5.0 4.3 5.2 3.4
San Antonio, TX 377 322 231 361 458 21.5 18.0 12.7 19.5 24.7
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA NA 162 299 356 448 NA 5.6 10.2 12.1 15.3
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA NA 870 901 917 719 NA 20.8 21.7 22.1 17.3
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA NA 94 137 113 121 NA 5.4 7.9 6.5 6.9
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 133 127 174 273 285 4.3 4.1 5.5 8.6 9.0
St. Louis, MO-IL 192 160 150 189 173 7.1 5.9 5.5 6.8 6.3
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 198 316 407 303 326 8.1 12.7 16.1 11.7 12.6
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 202 185 148 198 246 12.7 11.5 9.0 12.0 15.0
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV NA 871 836 896 894 NA 17.3 16.4 17.4 17.4
U.S. MSA TOTAL 9,648 24,346 26,233 25,553 25,854 15.8 16.1 16.8 16.2 16.4

*See Appendix (Reporting of Syphilis Cases) for definition.

MSAs selected based on largest population in 2000 U.S. census. NA = Not available. STD morbidity reporting methods do not allow MSA-specific case counts and rates to be determined for some jurisdictions for some years.

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