HIV Statistics in the United States

In 2014, an estimated 43,899 Americans were diagnosed with HIV. Data were pulled from Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS data and visualized by state, gender, race, and transmission category.

According to the latest CDC data, 43,899 people in the United states were newly diagnosed in 2014. The leading cause was male-to-male sexual contact, with 29,418 diagnoses, followed by heterosexual contact (10,527), injection drug use (2,635), MSM & IDU (1,217), and finally, other causes (102).

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Male-to-male sexual contact
Heterosexual contact
Injection drug use
United States29,41810,5272,6351,217102


Map: Diagnoses Per 100,000 for Every State

Diagnoses Per 100,000 of State Stats datacards

In 2014, there were 35,571 reported new diagnoses for men and 8,328 diagnoses for women in the United States. 

A table of the total new diagnoses broken down by race.

Total HIV diagnoses by race in 2014

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