Table 7. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2020

Table 7. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2020
Rank* State Cases Rate per 100,000 Population
1 Mississippi 13,773 462.8
2 Louisiana 15,483 333.1
3 South Carolina 16,705 324.4
4 Alabama 14,426 294.2
5 Oklahoma 11,204 283.1
6 Missouri 16,855 274.6
7 South Dakota 2,424 274.0
8 Alaska 1,982 270.9
9 Tennessee 18,458 270.3
10 North Carolina 28,258 269.4
11 Ohio 30,977 265.0
12 Arkansas 7,857 260.4
13 Illinois 31,055 245.1
14 Michigan 23,412 234.4
15 Arizona 16,342 224.5
16 Georgia 23,463 221.0
17 New Mexico 4,608 219.8
18 Iowa 6,919 219.3
19 New York 42,517 218.6
20 North Dakota 1,660 217.8
21 Indiana 14,111 209.6
22 Nevada 6,364 206.6
US TOTAL† 677,769 206.5
23 Texas 58,246 200.9
24 Maryland 12,052 199.3
25 California 78,444 198.5
26 Kansas 5,626 193.1
27 Florida 40,788 189.9
28 Kentucky 8,393 187.9
29 Minnesota 10,320 183.0
30 Virginia 15,217 178.3
31 Wisconsin 10,346 177.7
32 Nebraska 3,434 177.5
33 Colorado 9,686 168.2
34 Montana 1,698 158.9
35 Delaware 1,503 154.3
36 Washington 11,667 153.2
37 Oregon 6,412 152.0
38 Pennsylvania 18,280 142.8
39 Rhode Island 1,399 132.1
40 Connecticut 4,604 129.1
41 New Jersey 10,060 113.3
42 Massachusetts 7,494 108.7
43 Hawaii 1,484 104.8
44 West Virginia 1,780 99.3
45 Utah 3,112 97.1
46 Idaho 1,480 82.8
47 Wyoming 392 67.7
48 Maine 520 38.7
49 New Hampshire 461 33.9
50 Vermont 139 22.3
* States were ranked by rate, then case count, then in alphabetical order, with rates shown rounded to the nearest tenth.

† Total includes cases reported by the District of Columbia with 3,879 cases and a rate of 549.6, but excludes territories.

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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