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Table 32. Primary and Secondary Syphilis - Reported Cases and Rates in Counties and Independent Cities* Ranked by Number of Reported Cases, United States, 2011


Rank† County/Independent City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population Cumulative Percentage
1Los Angeles County, CA 810 8.2 5
2Cook County, IL 773 14.9 11
3San Francisco County, CA 388 48.2 14
4Fulton County, GA 362 39.3 16
5New York County, NY 353 22.3 19
6Miami-Dade County, FL 330 13.2 21
7San Diego County, CA 293 9.5 23
8Harris County, TX 273 6.7 25
9Kings County, NY 269 10.7 27
10Broward County, FL 235 13.4 29
11King County, WA 234 12.1 30
12Baltimore (City), MD 233 37.5 32
13Maricopa County, AZ 208 5.4 34
14Philadelphia County, PA 207 13.6 35
15Hamilton County, OH 194 24.2 36
16Bexar County, TX 184 10.7 38
17Dallas County, TX 179 7.6 39
18Washington, D.C. 165 27.4 40
19Bronx County, NY 153 11.0 41
20Caddo County, LA 151 59.2 42
21Wayne County, MI 140 7.7 43
22Orange County, FL 133 11.6 44
23Alameda County, CA 133 8.8 45
24Clark County, NV 126 6.5 46
25Riverside County, CA 125 5.7 47
26Hillsborough County, FL 124 10.1 48
27Tarrant County, TX 124 6.9 49
28Mecklenburg County, NC 122 13.3 50
29Sacramento County, CA 119 8.4 51
30Franklin County, OH 115 9.9 51
31Shelby County, TN 110 11.9 52
32Queens County, NY 106 4.8 53
33Suffolk County, MA 101 14.0 54
34Travis County, TX 100 9.8 54
35DeKalb County, GA 98 14.2 55
36Prince George's County, MD 98 11.4 56
37Hennepin County, MN 90 7.8 56
38Marion County, IN 89 9.9 57
39Orleans County, LA 80 23.3 58
40Jefferson County, KY 77 10.4 58
41Denver County, CO 73 12.2 59
42Jefferson County, AL 71 10.8 59
43Multnomah County, OR 71 9.7 60
44Santa Clara County, CA 68 3.8 60
45Pinellas County, FL 66 7.2 61
46Orange County, CA 66 2.2 61
47Palm Beach County, FL 65 4.9 62
48Richland County, SC 64 16.6 62
49Contra Costa County, CA 64 6.1 63
50Davidson County, TN 62 9.9 63
51Pulaski County, AR 60 15.7 63
52Hinds County, MS 57 23.2 64
53Guilford County, NC 57 11.7 64
54San Bernardino County, CA 57 2.8 65
55Hudson County, NJ 56 8.8 65
56East Baton Rouge County, LA 54 12.3 65
57Cuyahoga County, OH 52 4.1 66
58Escambia County, FL 50 16.8 66
59Essex County, NJ 50 6.4 67
60Jefferson County, TX 46 18.2 67
61San Joaquin County, CA 46 6.7 67
62Allegheny County, PA 46 3.8 68
63St. Louis (City), MO 45 14.1 68
64Cobb County, GA 45 6.5 68
65Pima County, AZ 45 4.6 69
66Wake County, NC 44 4.9 69
67Polk County, FL 43 7.1 69
68Baltimore County, MD 42 5.2 69
69Kern County, CA 42 5.0 70
70Hampden County, MA 41 8.8 70

* Accounting for 70% of reported primary and secondary syphilis cases.

† Counties and independent cities were ranked in descending order by number of cases reported then by rate in 2011.

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