Table 30. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases in Selected Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)* in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2015-2019

Table 30. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases in Selected Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)* in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2015-2019
MSAs Cases Rates per 100,000 Population
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 1,097 1,018 1,095 1,094 1,220 19.2 17.6 18.6 18.4 20.5
Austin-Round Rock, TX 203 317 359 294 272 10.1 15.4 17.0 13.6 12.5
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 343 332 342 446 493 12.3 11.9 12.2 15.9 17.6
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 74 109 ‡ 122 124 147 6.5 9.5 ‡ 10.6 10.8 12.8
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH 271† 320† 373 390 411 5.7† 6.7† 7.7 8.0 8.4
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 92 63 60 53 75 8.1 5.6 5.3 4.7 6.6
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 333 378 355 333 330 13.7 15.3 14.1 13.0 12.8
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,047 1,202 1,140 1,280 1,190 11.0 12.6 12.0 13.5 12.5
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 93 81 103 158 148 4.3 3.7 4.7 7.2 6.8
Cleveland-Elyria, OH 72 156 180 116 109 3.5 7.6 8.7 5.6 5.3
Columbus, OH 274 316 353 241 242 13.6 15.5 17.0 11.4 11.5
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 476 542 699 739 590 6.7 7.5 9.4 9.8 7.8
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 192 187 216 241 322 6.8 6.6 7.5 8.2 11.0
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 284 253 291 466 484 6.6 5.9 6.7 10.8 11.2
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 44 32 32 30 63† 3.6 2.7 2.6 2.5 5.2†
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 439 411 386 647 631 6.6 6.1 5.6 9.2 9.0
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN 172 158 186 173 173 8.6 7.9 9.2 8.4 8.4
Jacksonville, FL 91 118 194 219 256 6.3 8.0 12.9 14.3 16.7
Kansas City, MO-KS 191 201 214 355 400 9.1 9.6 10.1 16.6 18.7
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 305 398 519 554 628 14.4 18.5 23.5 24.8 28.1
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,832 2,123 2,365 2,800 3,086 13.7 15.9 17.7 21.1 23.2
Louisville-Jefferson County, KY-IN 87 149 150 219 216 6.8 11.6 11.6 16.9 16.6
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 121 173 153 201 251 9.0 12.9 11.3 14.9 18.6
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 884 925 919 1,079 1,128 14.7 15.2 14.9 17.4 18.2
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 39 50 79 64 105 2.5 3.2 5.0 4.1 6.7
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 228 261 248 238 276 6.5 7.3 6.9 6.6 7.6
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro-Franklin, TN 116 115 160 227 268 6.3 6.2 8.4 11.8 13.9
New Orleans-Metairie, LA 218 235 210 236 185 17.3 18.5 16.5 18.6 14.6
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 2,037 2,551 2,461 2,693 2,794 10.1 12.7 12.1 13.5 14.0
Oklahoma City, OK 113 162 219 252 332 8.3 11.8 15.8 18.0 23.8
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 299 384 318 366 407 12.5 15.7 12.7 14.2 15.8
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 458 639 636 594 756 7.5 10.5 10.4 9.7 12.4
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 452 574 775 819 979 9.9 12.3 16.4 16.9 20.2
Pittsburgh, PA 150 100 71 91 101 6.4 4.3 3.0 3.9 4.3
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 261 263 255 300 338 10.9 10.8 10.4 12.1 13.6
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 111† 115† 98 127 144 6.9† 7.1† 6.0 7.8 8.9
Raleigh, NC 168 137 136 173 172 13.2 10.5 10.2 12.7 12.6
Richmond, VA 73 104 124 210 179 5.7 8.1 9.6 16.1 13.7
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 341 445 495 622 883 7.6 9.8 10.8 13.5 19.1
Sacramento-Roseville-Arden-Arcade, CA 265 272 343 474 513 11.7 11.8 14.8 20.2 21.9
Salt Lake City, UT 49 69 87 119 86† 4.2 5.8 7.2 9.7 7.0†
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 237 243 329 284 269 9.9 10.0 13.3 11.3 10.7
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 493 524 585 555 547 14.9 15.8 17.5 16.6 16.4
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 830 872 1,030 1,035 1,136 17.8 18.6 21.8 21.9 24.0
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 134 222 217 296 393 6.8 11.2 10.9 14.8 19.7
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 311 397 440 501 476 8.3 10.5 11.4 12.7 12.1
St. Louis, MO-IL 112 215 278 345 338 4.0 7.7 9.9 12.3 12.0
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 393 436 364 457 529 13.2 14.4 11.8 14.5 16.8
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 117 206 170 209 215 6.8 11.9 9.9 12.1 12.4
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 230 273 640 720 797 3.8 4.5 10.3 11.5 12.8
SELECTED MSAs TOTAL 17,252 19,826 21,574 24,259 26,083 9.8 11.1 12.0 13.4 14.4
 

* MSAs were selected on the basis of the largest population in the 2010 US Census.

† The variable used to identify county, which is used to classify cases into MSAs, was complete for ≤95% of cases in a state contributing data to this MSA. See Technical Notes for more information.

‡ 2016 county data for Alabama have been corrected and may not match previous reports.

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