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Cost of childbirth by state


The cost of childbirth can vary widely by state in the United States and can depend on a variety of factors, including the type of delivery, the hospital or birthing center, and whether the mother has insurance coverage.

According to a 2019 report by the nonprofit organization FAIR Health, the average cost of a vaginal delivery without complications in the United States was $4,314, while the average cost of a cesarean section without complications was $6,623. However, these costs can vary widely by state.

Here are the average costs of childbirth (vaginal delivery without complications) by state based on the same report:

  1. North Dakota - $2,989
  2. Utah - $3,096
  3. Arkansas - $3,348
  4. Nebraska - $3,548
  5. Iowa - $3,711
  6. Montana - $3,749
  7. Oklahoma - $3,814
  8. Missouri - $3,829
  9. Wisconsin - $3,893
  10. Kansas - $3,970
  11. Wyoming - $4,076
  12. Minnesota - $4,131
  13. Kentucky - $4,237
  14. Indiana - $4,314
  15. South Dakota - $4,334
  16. Mississippi - $4,387
  17. Idaho - $4,444
  18. Tennessee - $4,484
  19. New Mexico - $4,525
  20. Louisiana - $4,552
  21. Alabama - $4,590
  22. Michigan - $4,693
  23. West Virginia - $4,756
  24. Ohio - $4,762
  25. Arizona - $4,787
  26. South Carolina - $4,796
  27. North Carolina - $4,866
  28. Texas - $4,897
  29. Georgia - $4,937
  30. Colorado - $4,985
  31. Illinois - $5,037
  32. Nevada - $5,064
  33. Oregon - $5,215
  34. Virginia - $5,257
  35. Pennsylvania - $5,349
  36. Florida - $5,361
  37. California - $5,364
  38. Washington - $5,564
  39. Maryland - $5,596
  40. New York - $6,002
  41. Massachusetts - $6,227
  42. Connecticut - $6,309
  43. Rhode Island - $6,660
  44. New Hampshire - $7,220
  45. Alaska - $8,047
  46. Hawaii - $8,434

Note that these figures are only estimates and can vary based on individual circumstances. Additionally, the cost of childbirth may be covered in part or in full by insurance, depending on the specific policy and provider.

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