List of U.S. states by population

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This is a list of United States of America states by Name as of 2012. The list is made using the 2012 Census estimates taken by the United States Census Bureau. The total population of the United States was 308,745,538 at the 2010 Census, and is estimated to be 313,914,040 in July 2012.

These numbers include all people other than people just visiting: These include citizens, non-citizen permanent residents and non-citizen long-term visitors. People in the military who are working in other countries and their families are counted in their home state.

The following is the state by state population count as of the July 1, 2012 estimate.

Rank State Population House
Seats
Elect.
Votes
Pop. per
House
Seat
Pop. per
Elect.
Vote
1  California 38,041,430 53 55 717,763 691,662
2  Texas 26,059,203 36 38 723,867 685,769
3  New York 19,570,261 27 29 724,824 674,837
4  Florida 19,317,568 27 29 715,465 666,123
5  Illinois 12,875,255 18 20 715,292 643,763
6  Pennsylvania 12,763,536 18 20 709,085 638,177
7  Ohio 11,544,225 16 18 721,514 641,346
8  Georgia 9,919,945 14 16 708,568 619,997
9  Michigan 9,883,360 14 16 705,954 617,710
10  North Carolina 9,752,073 13 15 750,159 650,138
11  New Jersey 8,864,590 12 14 738,716 633,185
12  Virginia 8,185,867 11 13 744,170 629,682
13  Washington 6,897,012 10 12 689,701 574,751
14  Massachusetts 6,646,144 9 11 738,460 604,195
15  Arizona 6,553,255 9 11 728,139 595,750
16  Indiana 6,537,334 9 11 726,370 594,303
17  Tennessee 6,456,243 9 11 717,360 586,931
18  Missouri 6,021,988 8 10 752,749 602,199
19  Maryland 5,884,563 8 10 735,570 588,456
20  Wisconsin 5,726,398 8 10 715,800 572,640
21  Minnesota 5,379,139 8 10 672,392 537,914
22  Colorado 5,187,582 7 9 741,083 576,398
23  Alabama 4,822,023 7 9 688,860 535,780
24  South Carolina 4,723,723 7 9 674,818 524,858
25  Louisiana 4,601,893 6 8 766,982 575,237
26  Kentucky 4,380,415 6 8 730,069 547,552
27  Oregon 3,899,353 5 7 779,871 557,050
28  Oklahoma 3,814,820 5 7 762,964 544,974
29  Connecticut 3,590,347 5 7 718,059 512,907
30  Iowa 3,074,186 4 6 768,547 513,364
31  Mississippi 2,984,926 4 6 746,232 497,488
32  Arkansas 2,949,131 4 6 737,283 491,522
33  Kansas 2,885,905 4 6 721,476 480,984
34  Utah 2,855,287 4 6 713,822 475,881
35  Nevada 2,758,931 4 6 689,733 459,822
36  New Mexico 2,085,538 3 5 695,179 417,108
37  Nebraska 1,855,525 3 5 618,508 371,105
38  West Virginia 1,855,413 3 5 618,471 371,083
39  Idaho 1,595,728 2 4 797,864 398,932
40  Hawaii 1,392,313 2 4 696,157 348,078
41  Maine 1,329,192 2 4 664,596 332,298
42  New Hampshire 1,320,718 2 4 660,359 330,180
43  Rhode Island 1,050,292 2 4 525,146 262,273
44  Montana 1,005,141 1 3 1,005,141 335,047
45  Delaware 917,092 1 3 917,092 305,697
46  South Dakota 833,354 1 3 833,354 277,785
47  Alaska 731,449 1 3 731,449 243,816
48  North Dakota 699,628 1 3 699,628 233,209
49  Vermont 626,011 1 3 626,011 208,670
50  Wyoming 576,412 1 3 576,412 192,137

Growth Rate[change | change source]

Rank

State

Growth Rate

1  Nevada 35.15
2  Arizona 24.59
3  Utah 23.77
4  Idaho 21.15
5  Texas 20.59
6  North Carolina 18.46
7  Georgia 18.34
8  Florida 17.64
9  Colorado 16.92
10  South Carolina 15.29
11  Delaware 14.59
12  Wyoming 14.14
13  Washington 14.09
14  Alaska 13.29
15  New Mexico 13.20
16  Virginia 13.03
17  Hawaii 12.28
18  Oregon 11.97
19  Tennessee 11.54
20  California 9.99
21  Montana 9.67
22  Arkansas 9.07
23  Maryland 9.01
24  Oklahoma 8.71
25  South Dakota 7.86
26  Minnesota 7.81
27  Alabama 7.48
28  Kentucky 7.36
29  Missouri 7.04
30  Nebraska 6.72
31  Indiana 6.63
32  New Hampshire 6.53
33  Kansas 6.13
34  Wisconsin 6.03
35  Connecticut 4.95
36  North Dakota 4.73
37  New Jersey 4.49
38  Mississippi 4.31
39  Maine 4.19
40  Iowa 4.10
41  Pennsylvania 3.43
42  Illinois 3.31
43  Massachusetts 3.13
44  Vermont 2.78
45  West Virginia 2.47
46  New York 2.12
47  Ohio 1.62
48  Louisiana 1.44
49  Rhode Island 0.41
50  Michigan -0.55

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