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 Name as of 2016. The list was made using the 2016 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 was estimated to be 318,857,056 in July 2014.

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 United States of America is one of the most populated countries, behind China and India.

Rank in the fifty states, 2016 Rank in all states & territories, 2010 State or territory Population estimate, July 1, 2016[1] Census population, April 1, 2010 Total seats in House of Representatives, 2013–2023 Estimated pop. per House seat, 2016 Census pop. per House seat, 2010 Percent of total U.S. pop., 2016[note 1]
1 1  California 39,250,017 37,254,503 53 738,581 702,905 12.15%
2 2  Texas 27,862,596 25,146,105 36 763,031 698,487 8.62%
3 4  Florida 20,612,439 18,804,623 27 750,788 696,345 6.38%
4 3  New York 19,745,289 19,378,087 27 733,177 717,707 6.11%
5 5  Illinois 12,801,539 12,831,549 18 714,444 712,813 3.96%
6 6  Pennsylvania 12,784,227 12,702,887 18 711,250 705,688 3.96%
7 7  Ohio 11,614,373 11,536,725 16 725,839 721,032 3.59%
8 9  Georgia 10,310,371 9,688,681 14 729,633 691,975 3.19%
9 10  North Carolina 10,146,788 9,535,692 13 772,523 733,498 3.14%
10 8  Michigan 9,928,300 9,884,129 14 708,755 705,974 3.07%
11 11  New Jersey 8,944,469 8,791,936 12 746,501 732,658 2.77%
12 12  Virginia 8,411,808 8,001,045 11 762,090 727,366 2.60%
13 13  Washington 7,288,000 6,724,543 10 717,035 672,454 2.26%
14 16  Arizona 6,931,071 6,392,307 9 758,674 710,224 2.15%
15 14  Massachusetts 6,811,779 6,547,817 9 754,936 727,514 2.11%
16 17  Tennessee 6,651,194 6,346,275 9 733,367 705,123 2.06%
17 15  Indiana 6,633,053 6,484,229 9 735,520 720,422 2.05%
18 18  Missouri 6,093,000 5,988,927 8 760,459 748,615 1.89%
19 19  Maryland 6,016,447 5,773,785 8 750,800 721,694 1.86%
20 20  Wisconsin 5,778,708 5,687,289 8 721,417 710,873 1.79%
21 22  Colorado 5,540,545 5,029,324 7 779,511 720,704 1.72%
22 21  Minnesota 5,519,952 5,303,925 8 686,199 662,991 1.71%
23 24  South Carolina 4,961,119 4,625,401 7 699,449 660,766 1.54%
24 23  Alabama 4,863,300 4,780,127 7 694,140 682,819 1.51%
25 25  Louisiana 4,681,666 4,533,479 6 778,454 755,562 1.45%
26 26  Kentucky 4,436,974 4,339,349 6 737,515 723,228 1.37%
27 27  Oregon 4,093,465 3,831,073 5 805,795 766,215 1.27%
28 28  Oklahoma 3,923,561 3,751,616 5 782,268 750,270 1.21%
29 30  Connecticut 3,576,452 3,574,118 5 718,177 714,819 1.11%
&10000000000000071000000 29  Puerto Rico 3,411,307 3,726,157 1 (non-voting) 1.06%
30 31  Iowa 3,134,693 3,046,869 4 780,975 761,589 0.97%
31 35  Utah 3,051,217 2,763,888 4 748,083 690,221 0.94%
32 32  Mississippi 2,988,726 2,968,103 4 748,083 741,824 0.93%
33 33  Arkansas 2,988,248 2,915,958 4 744,551 728,980 0.93%
34 36  Nevada 2,940,058 2,700,691 4 722,711 675,110 0.91%
35 34  Kansas 2,907,289 2,853,132 4 727,910 713,280 0.90%
36 37  New Mexico 2,081,015 2,059,192 3 695,036 686,393 0.64%
37 39  Nebraska 1,907,116 1,826,341 3 632,063 608,780 0.59%
38 38  West Virginia 1,831,102 1,853,011 3 614,709 617,665 0.57%
39 40  Idaho 1,683,140 1,567,652 2 827,465 783,791 0.52%
40 41  Hawaii 1,428,557 1,360,301 2 715,802 680,151 0.44%
41 43  New Hampshire 1,334,795 1,316,466 2 665,304 658,235 0.41%
42 42  Maine 1,331,479 1,328,361 2 664,664 664,181 0.41%
43 44  Rhode Island 1,056,426 1,052,931 2 528,149 526,284 0.33%
44 45  Montana 1,042,520 989,417 1 1,032,949 989,415 0.32%
45 46  Delaware 952,065 897,936 1 952,065 897,934 0.30%
46 47  South Dakota 865,454 814,191 1 858,469 814,180 0.27%
47 48  North Dakota 757,952 672,591 1 756,927 672,591 0.24%
48 49  Alaska 741,894 710,249 1 741,894 710,231 0.23%
&10000000000000061000000 50  District of Columbia 681,170 601,767 1 (non-voting) 0.21%
49 51  Vermont 624,594 625,745 1 626,042 625,741 0.19%
50 52  Wyoming 585,501 563,767 1 586,107 563,626 0.18%
&10000000000000072000000 53  Guam 161,785 159,358[2] 1 (non-voting) 0.06%
&10000000000000073000000 54  U.S. Virgin Islands 103,574 106,405[3] 1 (non-voting) 0.04%
&10000000000000074000000 55  American Samoa 54,343 55,519[4] 1 (non-voting) 0.01%
&10000000000000075000000 56  Northern Mariana Islands 52,344 53,883[5] 1 (non-voting) 0.00%
&10000000000000076000000 57  Wake Island 188 382 0 0.00%
&10000000000000078000000 58  Johnston Atoll 40 1,100 0 0.00%
&10000000000000079000000 59  Midway Atoll 75 2,220 0 0.00%
&10000000000000080000000 60  Palmyra Atoll 20 n/a 0 0.00%
&10000000000000081000000 &10000000000000081000000 Contiguous United States 320,975,339 306,687,555 432 (+ 1 non-voting) 98.18%
&10000000000000082000000 &10000000000000082000000 The fifty states 322,464,620 308,156,338 435 737,348 708,376 98.48%
&10000000000000083000000 &10000000000000083000000 Fifty states + D.C. 323,145,790 308,758,105 435 (+ 1 non-voting) 98.67%
&10000000000000084000000 &10000000000000084000000 Total U.S. territory 326,929,143 312,913,872 435 (+ 6 non-voting) 100.00%
  1. Because of rounding of the individual percentages, the entries in this column may not sum to 100%.

References[change | change source]

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