Most Popular Birth Months by State: Indiana

Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

Happy birthday, Hoosiers! took a break from Indiana sports betting to see in which months the most babies are born in the Hoosier State. We used the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Natality Information from 2007 to 2022 to find the most popular birth months of each state over that period.

Here are the top three months for Indiana:

Indiana’s Most Popular Birth Months



August Is Month for Most States

The three most popular birth months for Indiana are: August (119,626), July (117,915)  and September (115,648).

Three of Indiana’s four border neighbors have the same top three birth months: Illinois - August (222,619), July (222,593), and Sept. (210,746); Kentucky - August (80,1118), July (78,720), and Sept. (77,304); Ohio - August (198,317), July (195,947), and Sept. 190,335).

One neighbor, Michigan, has a different order of its top three. The Michigan months are July (161,466), August (160,860) and May (155,517).

The top five states all share August as their top month. California ranks No. 1 (698,372), followed by Texas (562,892), New York (330,342), Illinois (222,619) and Pennsylvania (200,892).

Out of all 50 states, August ranks first with 36 states, July comes in second with 12, September has one (Hawaii - 25,065) and May has the other (Wyoming - 10,415).n addition to staying on top of Indiana sports betting apps, offers readers of broader interest such as this.

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