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Table 19. Gonorrhea—Counties and independent cities* ranked by number of reported cases: United States, 2008

Rank County/Independent City Cases Rate per
100,000 Population
Cumulative Percent
1 Cook County, IL 13,227 250.3 3
2 Wayne County, MI 9,081 457.5 6
3 Los Angeles County, CA 8,959 90.7 9
4 Harris County, TX 6,164 156.6 11
5 Dallas County, TX 5,137 217.1 12
6 Philadelphia County, PA 4,950 341.5 14
7 Marion County, IN 3,971 452.9 15
8 Shelby County, TN 3,849 422.9 16
9 Franklin County, OH 3,666 327.9 17
10 Kings County, NY 3,313 131.0 18
11 Hamilton County, OH 3,185 378.1 19
12 Baltimore (City), MD 3,181 499.0 20
13 Fulton County, GA 2,944 296.7 21
14 Tarrant County, TX 2,940 171.2 22
15 Bexar County, TX 2,932 183.9 23
16 Duval County, FL 2,661 313.4 23
17 Washington, D.C. 2,656 451.5 24
18 Bronx County, NY 2,629 191.4 25
19 Jefferson County, AL 2,604 395.3 26
20 Cuyahoga County, OH 2,478 191.2 26
21 New York County, NY 2,472 152.5 27
22 Jackson County, MO 2,345 351.6 28
23 Broward County, FL 2,323 132.0 29
24 Allegheny County, PA 2,158 177.0 29
25 Maricopa County, AZ 2,128 54.8 30
26 Mecklenburg County, NC 2,121 244.6 30
27 Miami-Dade County, FL 2,120 88.8 31
28 DeKalb County, GA 2,116 287.1 32
29 Oklahoma County, OK 2,099 299.1 32
30 Hillsborough County, FL 2,092 178.1 33
31 Orange County, FL 2,075 194.6 34
32 San Diego County, CA 2,066 69.4 34
33 Jefferson County, KY 2,043 288.0 35
34 San Francisco County, CA 2,023 264.5 35
35 Alameda County, CA 1,952 133.3 36
36 Clark County, NV 1,918 104.4 36
37 St Louis (City), MO 1,890 538.8 37
38 Travis County, TX 1,884 193.4 38
39 Queens County, NY 1,873 82.5 38
40 St. Louis County, MO 1,731 173.9 39
41 Essex County, NJ 1,662 214.2 39
42 Sacramento County, CA 1,642 118.4 40
43 Erie County, NY 1,569 171.8 40
44 Pinellas County, FL 1,505 164.0 41
45 Prince George's County, MD 1,500 181.0 41
46 Denver County, CO 1,480 251.6 41
47 Tulsa County, OK 1,471 251.4 42
48 Hennepin County, MN 1,448 127.4 42
49 San Bernardino County, CA 1,370 68.2 43
50 King County, WA 1,315 70.7 43
51 Hinds County, MS 1,309 525.4 44
52 Caddo County, LA 1,299 514.2 44
53 Monroe County, NY 1,298 177.9 44
54 Richmond (City), VA 1,279 639.1 45
55 Genesee County, MI 1,264 290.8 45
56 Orleans County, LA 1,232 515.2 45
57 Charleston County, SC 1,222 356.3 46
58 Wake County, NC 1,222 146.7 46
59 Bell County, TX 1,210 436.9 46
60 Oakland County, MI 1,164 96.5 47
61 Norfolk (City), VA 1,155 489.9 47
62 Montgomery County, OH 1,154 214.5 48
63 Lake County, IN 1,146 232.9 48
64 Pulaski County, AR 1,130 302.2 48
65 Davidson County, TN 1,091 176.1 49
66 Cumberland County, NC 1,068 348.4 49
67 Mobile County, AL 1,057 261.4 49
68 Kent County, MI 1,056 174.7 49
69 Leon County, FL 1,054 403.9 50
70 New Haven County, CT 1,046 123.7 50
71 Palm Beach County, FL 1,028 81.2 50

* Accounting for 50% of reported gonorrhea cases.

Counties and independent cities were ranked in descending order by number of cases reported in 2008.

NOTE: Milwaukee County was not ranked by case count or rate due to misclassification of 2008 Milwaukee County STD morbidity data.

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