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Table 23. All Stages of Syphilis*—Reported cases and rates in selected metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) listed in alphabetical order: United States, 2004-2008

Metropolitan Statistical Area Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2004200520062007200820042005200620072008
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1,315 1,626 1,641 1,904 2,243 27.9 33.1 31.9 36.1 42.5
Austin-Round Rock, TX 200 193 212 234 344 14.2 13.3 14.0 14.6 21.5
Baltimore-Towson, MD 647 679 642 650 685 24.5 25.6 24.1 24.4 25.7
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 117 243 561 483 504 10.8 22.3 51.0 43.6 45.5
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 410 339 329 324 383 9.3 7.7 7.4 7.2 8.5
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 24 14 42 26 20 2.1 1.2 3.7 2.3 1.8
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 154 235 303 301 223 10.4 15.4 19.1 18.2 13.5
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 1,296 1,541 1,386 1,116 1,452 13.8 16.3 14.6 11.7 15.2
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 54 55 58 77 105 2.6 2.7 2.8 3.6 4.9
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 84 52 53 83 127 3.9 2.4 2.5 4.0 6.1
Columbus, OH 254 227 229 222 311 15.0 13.3 13.3 12.7 17.7
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,374 1,495 1,678 1,643 1,780 24.1 25.7 27.9 26.7 29.0
Denver-Aurora, CO 135 111 141 120 269 5.8 4.7 5.9 4.9 10.9
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 679 390 284 339 304 15.1 8.7 6.4 7.6 6.8
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 46 57 65 51 71 3.9 4.8 5.5 4.3 6.0
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 1,289 1,188 1,570 2,048 2,088 24.9 22.5 28.3 36.4 37.1
Indianapolis, IN 128 134 121 95 189 7.9 8.2 7.3 5.6 11.2
Jacksonville, FL 218 151 165 198 308 17.8 12.1 12.9 15.2 23.7
Kansas City, MO-KS 101 193 228 268 237 5.2 9.9 11.6 13.5 11.9
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 225 300 355 364 299 13.6 17.5 20.0 19.8 16.3
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2,483 3,159 3,594 3,581 3,572 19.2 24.4 27.8 27.8 27.7
Louisville, KY-IN 115 102 101 77 91 9.6 8.4 8.3 6.2 7.4
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 519 585 612 761 746 41.5 46.4 48.0 59.4 58.3
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 1,687 1,444 1,455 1,863 2,408 31.5 26.6 26.6 34.4 44.5
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 85 77 100 127 138 5.6 5.1 6.6 8.2 8.9
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 125 187 161 170 223 4.0 6.0 5.1 5.3 7.0
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 194 189 194 240 277 13.9 13.3 13.3 15.8 18.2
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 449 350 352 560 491 34.0 26.5 34.4 54.3 47.7
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 4,918 4,318 4,924 5,503 6,097 26.3 23.0 26.2 29.2 32.4
Oklahoma City, OK 110 87 116 114 161 9.6 7.5 9.9 9.6 13.5
Orlando, FL 267 413 403 583 460 14.3 21.4 20.3 28.7 22.6
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 678 583 773 778 812 11.7 10.0 13.3 13.3 13.9
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 754 595 757 866 857 20.3 15.4 18.7 20.7 20.5
Pittsburgh, PA 32 112 152 122 98 1.3 4.7 6.4 5.2 4.2
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 84 94 74 51 64 4.1 4.5 3.5 2.3 2.9
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 137 75 92 100 71 8.4 4.6 5.7 6.2 4.4
Richmond, VA 85 87 106 129 226 7.4 7.4 8.9 10.6 18.6
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 319 399 376 340 452 8.4 10.2 9.3 8.3 11.1
Rochester, NY 41 36 90 76 51 3.9 3.5 8.7 7.4 4.9
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 64 39 136 117 243 3.2 1.9 6.6 5.6 11.6
Salt Lake City, UT 53 35 41 35 35 5.2 3.4 3.8 3.2 3.2
San Antonio, TX 361 458 473 420 598 19.5 24.2 24.4 21.1 30.0
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 356 448 572 788 828 12.1 15.3 19.4 26.5 27.8
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 917 719 741 783 1,044 22.1 17.3 17.7 18.6 24.8
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 113 121 94 159 156 6.5 6.9 5.3 8.8 8.6
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 273 285 356 309 359 8.6 8.9 10.9 9.3 10.8
St. Louis, MO-IL 189 173 186 252 322 6.8 6.2 6.7 9.0 11.5
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 303 326 428 612 680 11.7 12.3 15.9 22.5 25.0
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 198 246 245 232 248 12.0 14.9 14.9 14.0 15.0
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 896 894 928 1,162 956 17.4 17.1 17.5 21.9 18.0
U.S. MSA TOTAL 25,555 25,859 28,695 31,456 34,706 16.2 16.2 17.8 19.3 21.3

* See Appendix (Syphilis Morbidity Reporting) for definition.

MSAs selected based on largest population in 2000 U.S. census.

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