What is the Most Popular Birth Month in Massachusetts?

Fact Checked by Michael Peters

Despite being the seventh smallest state in the nation, Massachusetts is the third most densely populated area in the country. With an estimated population in 2023 of more than seven million, ever wonder what month is the most popular to give birth to a Commonwealth resident?

Have no fear, BetMassachusetts.com took a break from Massachusetts sports betting and used the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Natality Information from 2007 to 2022 to find the most popular birth months of each state. Here are the top three birth months for the Commonwealth:

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Massachusetts’ Most Popular Birth Month

Month Births
July 103,023

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Summertime Birthdays Popular

Two of the three months land in the summertime for Massachusetts residents with July (103,023) edging out August (103,008). The month of May (99,555) just missed the six-digit mark and finished third.

Around the rest of the Northeast, Connecticut had the most births in August (52,535), followed by July (52,089) and September (50,317). July was the most popular birth month in New Hampshire (18,336). August (18,301) was second and June (17,545) was third.

Maine also favored July (18,223), followed by August (18,141) and May (17,676). Rhode Island had the most births in August (15,847), while July (15,531) came in second and May (14,952) third. In Vermont, July was also the top month (8,465), but only by two births over August. June was the third-busiest birth month at 8,273.

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Lou Monaco

Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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