Table 12. Total Syphilis* — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State/Territory and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2016-2020

Table 12. Total Syphilis* — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State/Territory and Region in Alphabetical Order, United States, 2016-2020
State/Territory
Cases
Rates per 100,000 Population
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Alabama 905 1,202 1,285 1,634 1,518 18.6 24.7 26.3 33.3 31.0
Alaska 24 28 113 242 361 3.2 3.8 15.3 33.1 49.3
Arizona 1,906 2,424 3,249 4,022 4,460 27.5 34.5 45.3 55.3 61.3
Arkansas 567 726 964 1,106 1,243 19.0 24.2 32.0 36.6 41.2
California 17,603 21,804 25,253 28,811 26,414 44.8 55.1 63.8 72.9 66.9
Colorado 739 817 1,085 1,434 1,785 13.3 14.6 19.0 24.9 31.0
Connecticut 217 283 264 482 536 6.1 7.9 7.4 13.5 15.0
Delaware 149 194 129 216 222 15.7 20.2 13.3 22.2 22.8
District of Columbia 568 845 764 1,085 988 83.4 121.8 108.8 153.7 140.0
Florida 8,334 8,957 10,701 12,121 12,416 40.4 42.7 50.2 56.4 57.8
Georgia 4,112 4,310 4,928 5,683 5,596 39.9 41.3 46.8 53.5 52.7
Hawaii 215 165 210 252 397 15.1 11.6 14.8 17.8 28.0
Idaho 127 151 134 149 184 7.5 8.8 7.6 8.3 10.3
Illinois 4,039 3,838 4,472 4,511 4,565 31.6 30.0 35.1 35.6 36.0
Indiana 778 788 985 993 1,347 11.7 11.8 14.7 14.7 20.0
Iowa 276 290 286 359 501 8.8 9.2 9.1 11.4 15.9
Kansas 304 339 495 565 539 10.5 11.6 17.0 19.4 18.5
Kentucky 572 722 881 1,096 1,143 12.9 16.2 19.7 24.5 25.6
Louisiana 2,598 2,854 2,744 2,744 2,497 55.5 60.9 58.9 59.0 53.7
Maine 64 132 147 136 81 4.8 9.9 11.0 10.1 6.0
Maryland 1,842 2,059 2,536 2,779 2,683 30.6 34.0 42.0 46.0 44.4
Massachusetts 1,446 1,474 1,305 1,844 1,658 21.2 21.5 18.9 26.8 24.1
Michigan 1,092 1,267 1,692 1,905 2,059 11.0 12.7 16.9 19.1 20.6
Minnesota 853 934 918 1,127 1,098 15.5 16.7 16.4 20.0 19.5
Mississippi 925 937 1,454 2,006 2,131 30.9 31.4 48.7 67.4 71.6
Missouri 955 1,337 1,914 2,188 2,331 15.7 21.9 31.2 35.7 38.0
Montana 24 85 104 140 101 2.3 8.1 9.8 13.1 9.5
Nebraska 121 118 219 291 268 6.3 6.1 11.4 15.0 13.9
Nevada 1,313 1,684 2,000 2,356 2,218 44.7 56.2 65.9 76.5 72.0
New Hampshire 100 109 137 135 120 7.5 8.1 10.1 9.9 8.8
New Jersey 1,620 1,867 1,777 2,085 2,385 18.1 20.7 19.9 23.5 26.9
New Mexico 470 510 812 1,294 1,496 22.6 24.4 38.8 61.7 71.3
New York 9,456 9,877 10,183 10,500 10,613 47.9 49.8 52.1 54.0 54.6
North Carolina 2,655 2,949 2,989 3,369 3,714 26.2 28.7 28.8 32.1 35.4
North Dakota 61 78 84 97 91 8.0 10.3 11.1 12.7 11.9
Ohio 1,600 1,900 1,909 2,005 2,457 13.8 16.3 16.3 17.2 21.0
Oklahoma 696 953 1,137 1,749 1,889 17.7 24.2 28.8 44.2 47.7
Oregon 810 848 1,042 1,245 1,320 19.8 20.5 24.9 29.5 31.3
Pennsylvania 2,037 2,235 2,414 2,764 2,897 15.9 17.5 18.8 21.6 22.6
Rhode Island 234 221 284 423 315 22.2 20.9 26.9 39.9 29.7
South Carolina 974 1,096 1,152 1,306 1,681 19.6 21.8 22.7 25.4 32.6
South Dakota 57 75 74 86 128 6.6 8.6 8.4 9.7 14.5
Tennessee 1,448 1,453 1,726 2,226 2,463 21.8 21.6 25.5 32.6 36.1
Texas 9,564 12,127 12,973 12,657 15,358 34.3 42.8 45.2 43.7 53.0
Utah 259 299 423 431 351 8.5 9.6 13.4 13.4 10.9
Vermont 37 26 29 24 23 5.9 4.2 4.6 3.8 3.7
Virginia 1,304 1,758 2,039 2,071 1,953 15.5 20.8 23.9 24.3 22.9
Washington 1,414 1,751 1,911 2,186 2,079 19.4 23.6 25.4 28.7 27.3
West Virginia 151 124 185 277 406 8.2 6.8 10.2 15.5 22.7
Wisconsin 423 551 509 569 834 7.3 9.5 8.8 9.8 14.3
Wyoming 17 19 42 42 32 2.9 3.3 7.3 7.3 5.5
US TOTAL 88,055 101,590 115,062 129,818 133,945 27.3 31.2 35.2 39.5 40.8
Northeast 15,211 16,224 16,540 18,393 18,628 27.1 28.7 29.5 32.9 33.3
Midwest 10,559 11,515 13,557 14,696 16,218 15.5 16.9 19.8 21.5 23.7
South 37,364 43,266 48,587 54,125 57,901 30.5 35.0 38.9 43.1 46.1
West 24,921 30,585 36,378 42,604 41,198 32.5 39.5 46.6 54.4 52.6
American Samoa NR NR 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Guam 13 21 30 31 21 7.8 12.5 17.9 18.4 12.5
Northern Mariana Islands NR NR 2 2 2 3.8 3.8 3.8
Puerto Rico 1,185 1,055 1,089 949 828 34.7 31.5 33.1 29.7 25.9
Virgin Islands 2 0 NR 45 40 1.9 0.0 42.2 37.5
TERRITORIES 1,200 1,076 1,121 1,027 891 32.6 29.7 31.4 28.8 25.0
TOTAL 89,255 102,666 116,183 130,845 134,836 27.3 31.2 35.1 39.4 40.6
* See Technical Notes for definition and more information on interpreting case counts and rates in US territories.

NR = No report.

NOTE: The COVID-19 pandemic has introduced uncertainty and difficulty in interpreting 2020 case data. See Impact of COVID-19 on STDs for more information.

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