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Greenville among top cities for unmarried mothers

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A U.S. Census report finds that Greenville, North Carolina is number two in the country for its percentage of recent unmarried mothers. That's according to The Associated Press.

 The report says across the country about 36 percent of births in 2011 were to unmarried women.

Flagstaff, Arizona topped the list, three out of four recent mothers there were unmarried. In Greenville, N.C., 69 percent of births in 2011 were to unmarried women.

In South Carolina, Myrtle Beach was fourth with two-thirds of new moms unmarried, while Sumter had more than six out of 10 births coming to unmarried mothers.

Louisiana, Mississippi and New Mexico were the states with the highest percentages.

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