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List of U.S. states by population

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Population by state, including Puerto Rico (2015)
     580k–2.8M      2.8M–5.28M      5.28M–8.26M      8.26M–11.6M      11.6M–19.6M      19.6M–26.5M      26.5M–38.4M      38.4M+

This is a list of United States of America states by population as of 2019. The list was made using the 2019 Census estimates taken by the United States Census Bureau. The total population of the United States was 308,745,538 at the 2010 Census[1], and was estimated to be 331,930,195 in July 2019.[2]

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.[3] The United States of America is the third most populous country in the world, behind China and India.

Map of population change in U.S. states from April 5, 2010 to July 1, 2017
Rank in the fifty states, 2018 Rank in states & territories Name Population estimate, July 1, 2019
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Census population, April 1, 2010
[5]
Percent increase from 2010-2019
[note 1]
Total seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, 2013–2023 Estimated population per electoral vote, 2018
[note 2]
Estimated population per House seat, 2018 Census population per House seat, 2010 Percent of the total U.S. population, 2018
[note 3]
1 1  California 39,865,590 37,254,523 6.98% 53 719,219 746,359 702,885 12.01%
2 2  Texas 29,206,997 25,145,561 15.86% 36 755,312 797,273 698,503 8.80%
3 3  Florida 21,299,325 18,801,310 13.3% 27 734,459 788,864 696,468 6.44%
4 4  New York 19,542,209 19,378,102 0.8% 27 673,869 723,786 717,707 5.91%
5 5  Pennsylvania 12,807,060 12,702,379 0.8% 18 640,353 711,503 705,715 3.87%
6 6  Illinois 12,741,080 12,830,632 -0.7% 18 637,054 707,838 712,864 3.85%
7 7  Ohio 11,689,442 11,536,504 1.3% 16 649,413 730,590 721,032 3.53%
8 8  Georgia 10,519,475 9,687,653 8.6% 14 657,467 751,391 691,975 3.18%
9 9  North Carolina 10,383,620 9,535,483 8.9% 13 692,241 798,740 733,498 3.14%
10 10  Michigan 9,995,915 9,883,640 1.1% 14 624,735 713,994 705,974 3.02%
11 11  New Jersey 8,908,520 8,791,894 1.3% 12 636,323 742,377 732,658 2.69%
12 12  Virginia 8,517,685 8,001,024 6.5% 11 655,207 774,335 727,366 2.58%
13 13  Washington 7,535,591 6,724,540 12.1% 10 627,966 753,559 672,454 2.28%
14 14  Arizona 7,171,646 6,392,017 12.2% 9 651,968 796,850 710,224 2.17%
15 15  Massachusetts 6,902,149 6,547,629 5.4% 9 627,468 766,905 727,514 2.09%
16 16  Tennessee 6,770,010 6,346,105 6.7% 9 615,455 752,223 705,123 2.05%
17 17  Indiana 6,691,878 6,483,802 3.2% 9 608,353 743,542 720,422 2.02%
18 18  Missouri 6,126,452 5,988,927 2.3% 8 612,645 765,807 748,615 1.85%
19 19  Maryland 6,042,718 5,773,552 4.7% 8 604,272 755,340 721,694 1.83%
20 20  Wisconsin 5,813,568 5,686,986 2.2% 8 581,357 726,696 710,873 1.76%
21 22  Colorado 5,695,564 5,029,196 13.2% 7 632,840 813,652 720,704 1.72%
22 21  Minnesota 5,611,179 5,303,925 5.8% 8 561,118 701,397 662,991 1.70%
23 24  South Carolina 5,084,127 4,625,364 9.9% 7 564,903 726,304 660,766 1.54%
24 23  Alabama 4,887,871 4,779,736 2.3% 7 543,097 698,267 682,819 1.48%
25 25  Louisiana 4,659,978 4,533,372 2.8% 6 582,497 776,663 755,562 1.41%
26 26  Kentucky 4,468,402 4,339,367 3.0% 6 558,550 744,734 723,228 1.35%
27 27  Oregon 4,190,713 3,831,074 9.4% 5 598,673 838,143 766,215 1.27%
28 28  Oklahoma 3,943,079 3,751,351 5.1% 5 563,297 788,616 750,270 1.19%
29 30  Connecticut 3,572,665 3,574,097 -0.04% 5 510,381 714,533 714,824 1.08%
29  Puerto Rico 3,195,153 3,725,789 -16.6% 1 (non-voting) 3,195,153 3,725,789 0.97%
30 35  Utah 3,161,105 2,763,885 14.4% 4 526,851 790,276 690,972 0.96%
31 31  Iowa 3,156,145 3,046,355 3.6% 4 526,024 789,036 761,717 0.95%
32 36  Nevada 3,034,392 2,700,551 12.4% 4 505,732 758,598 675,173 0.92%
33 33  Arkansas 3,013,825 2,915,918 3.4% 4 502,304 753,456 728,990 0.91%
34 32  Mississippi 2,986,530 2,967,297 0.6% 4 497,755 746,633 742,026 0.90%
35 34  Kansas 2,911,505 2,853,118 2.0% 4 485,251 727,876 713,280 0.88%
36 37  New Mexico 2,095,428 2,059,179 1.8% 3 419,086 698,476 686,393 0.63%
37 39  Nebraska 1,929,268 1,826,341 5.6% 3 385,854 643,089 608,780 0.58%
38 38  West Virginia 1,805,832 1,852,994 -2.5% 3 361,166 601,944 617,670 0.55%
39 40  Idaho 1,754,208 1,567,582 11.9% 2 438,552 877,104 783,826 0.53%
40 41  Hawaii 1,420,491 1,360,301 4.4% 2 355,123 710,246 680,151 0.43%
41 43  New Hampshire 1,356,458 1,316,470 3.0% 2 339,115 678,229 658,233 0.41%
42 42  Maine 1,338,404 1,328,361 0.8% 2 334,601 669,202 664,181 0.40%
43 45  Montana 1,062,305 989,415 7.4% 1 354,102 1,062,305 989,417 0.32%
44 44  Rhode Island 1,057,315 1,052,567 0.5% 2 264,329 528,658 526,466 0.32%
45 46  Delaware 967,171 897,934 7.7% 1 322,390 967,171 897,936 0.29%
46 47  South Dakota 882,235 814,180 8.4% 1 294,078 882,235 814,191 0.27%
47 49  North Dakota 760,077 672,591 13.0% 1 253,359 760,077 672,591 0.23%
48 48  Alaska 737,438 710,231 3.8% 1 245,813 737,438 710,249 0.22%
50  District of Columbia 702,455 601,723 16.7% 1 (non-voting) 234,152 0.21%
49 51  Vermont 626,299 625,741 0.09% 1 208,766 626,299 625,745 0.19%
50 52  Wyoming 577,737 563,626 2.5% 1 192,579 577,737 563,767 0.17%
53  Guam 165,718[6] 159,358[7] 4.0% 1 (non-voting) 0.05%
54  U.S. Virgin Islands 104,914[8] 106,405[9] -1.4% 1 (non-voting) 0.03%
55  American Samoa 55,641[10] 55,519[11] 0.22% 1 (non-voting) 0.02%
56  Northern Mariana Islands 55,194[12] 53,883[13] 2.4% 1 (non-voting) 0.02%
Contiguous United States 325,009,505 306,675,006 6.0% 432 (+ 1 non-voting) 748,977 708,285 98.05%
The fifty states 326,464,979 308,143,815 5.9% 435 747,184 708,405 98.71%
Fifty states + District of Columbia 327,167,434 308,745,538 6.0% 435 (+ 1 non-voting) 608,118 98.92%
Total U.S. (including District of Columbia and territories) 330,744,054 312,846,492 5.7% 435 (+ 6 non-voting) 100.00%
  1. This figure for each state compares to a national increase of 5.50%.
  2. Each state has a number of votes in the Electoral College equal to two more than its number of representatives in the U.S. House, while DC is granted 3 electoral votes. The Electoral College is used to elect the President and Vice President of the United States.
  3. Because of rounding of the individual percentages, the entries in this column may not sum to 100%.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Bureau, US Census. "2010 Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  2. "2014 Population Estimates". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  3. "Will 2010 Census apportionment population counts also include any Americans overseas?". Census Help. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 26 April 2019.
  4. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018" (XLSX). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 21, 2017.
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  9. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-01. Retrieved 2012-12-13.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  13. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-12-23. Retrieved 2012-03-02.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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