List of U.S. states by population

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Map of states' populations (2010)

This is a list of United States of America states by population 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, non-citizen long-term visitors, and illegal immigrants. 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 Electoral Votes Population
per
House Seat
Population
per
Electoral Vote
01 California 38,041,430 53 55 717,763 691,662
02 Texas 26,059,203 36 38 723,867 685,769
03 New York 19,570,261 27 29 724,824 674,837
04 Florida 19,317,568 27 29 715,465 666,123
05 Illinois 12,875,255 18 20 715,292 643,763
06 Pennsylvania 12,763,536 18 20 709,085 638,177
07 Ohio 11,544,225 16 18 721,514 641,346
08 Georgia 9,919,945 14 16 708,568 619,997
09 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 5,884,561 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 689733 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

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