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List of U.S. states by population

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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 330,150,668 at the December 2019 Census.

Population by state, including Puerto Rico (2015)
  550k–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+

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.[1] 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 states & territories, 2019Rank in states & territories, 2010StatePopulation estimate, July 1, 2019
[2]
Census population, April 1, 2010
[3]
Percent change, 2010–2019
[note 1]
Absolute change, 2010-2019Total seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, 2013–2023Estimated population per electoral vote, 2019
[note 2]
Estimated population per House seat, 2019Census population per House seat, 2010Percent of the total U.S. population, 2018
[note 3]
11 California39,512,22337,254,5236.1%+2,257,70053718,404745,514702,88511.96%
22 Texas28,995,88125,145,56115.3%+3,850,32036763,050805,441698,5038.68%
34 Florida21,477,73718,801,31014.2%+2,676,42727740,611795,472696,4686.44%
43 New York19,453,56119,378,1020.4%+75,45927670,812720,502717,7075.91%
56 Pennsylvania12,801,98912,702,3790.8%+99,61018640,099711,222705,7153.87%
65 Illinois12,671,82112,830,632-1.2%−158,81118633,591703,990712,8643.85%
77 Ohio11,689,10011,536,5041.3%+152,59616649,394730,569721,0323.53%
89 Georgia10,617,4239,687,6539.6%+929,77014663,589758,387691,9753.18%
910 North Carolina10,488,0849,535,48310.0%+952,60113699,206806,776733,4983.14%
108 Michigan9,986,8579,883,6401.0%+103,21714624,179713,347705,9743.02%
1111 New Jersey8,882,1908,791,8941.0%+90,29612634,442740,183732,6582.69%
1212 Virginia8,535,5198,001,0246.7%+534,49511656,578775,956727,3662.58%
1313 Washington7,614,8936,724,54013.2%+890,35310634,574751,489672,4542.28%
1416 Arizona7,278,7176,392,01713.9%+886,7009661,702808,746710,2242.17%
1514 Massachusetts6,949,5036,547,6295.3%+344,8749626,591765,834727,5142.09%
1617 Tennessee6,833,1746,346,1057.6%+483,0699620,834758,797705,1232.05%
1715 Indiana6,732,2196,483,8023.8%+248,4179612,020748,024720,4222.02%
1818 Missouri6,137,4285,988,9272.5%+148,5018613,743767,179748,6151.85%
1919 Maryland6,045,6805,773,5524.7%+272,1288604,568755,710721,6941.83%
2020 Wisconsin5,822,4345,686,9862.4%+135,4488582,243727,804710,8731.76%
2122 Colorado5,758,7365,029,19614.5%+729,5407639,860822,677720,7041.72%
2221 Minnesota5,639,6325,303,9256.3%+335,7078563,963704,954662,9911.70%
2324 South Carolina5,148,7144,625,36411.3%+523,3507572,079735,531660,7661.54%
2423 Alabama4,903,1854,779,7362.6%+123,4497544,798700,455682,8191.48%
2525 Louisiana4,648,7944,533,3722.5%+115,4226581,099774,799755,5621.41%
2626 Kentucky4,467,6734,339,3673.0%+128,3066558,459744,612723,2281.35%
2727 Oregon4,217,7373,831,07410.1%+386,6635602,534843,547766,2151.27%
2828 Oklahoma3,956,9713,751,3515.5%+205,6205565,282791,394750,2701.19%
2930 Connecticut3,565,2873,574,097-0.2%−8,8105509,327713,057714,8241.08%
3035 Utah3,205,9582,763,88516.0%+442,0734534,326801,490690,9720.96%
3129 Puerto Rico3,193,6943,725,789-14.3%−532,0951 (non-voting)3,193,6943,725,7890.97%
3231 Iowa3,155,0703,046,3553.6%+108,7154525,845788,768761,7170.95%
3336 Nevada3,080,1562,700,55114.1%+379,6054513,359770,039675,1730.92%
3433 Arkansas3,017,8252,915,9183.5%+101,8864502,967754,451728,9900.91%
3532 Mississippi2,976,1492,967,2970.3%+8,8524496,024744,037742,0260.90%
3634 Kansas2,913,3142,853,1182.1%+60,1964485,552728,329713,2800.88%
3737 New Mexico2,096,8292,059,1791.8%+37,6503419,366698,943686,3930.63%
3839 Nebraska1,934,4081,826,3415.9%+108,0673386,882644,803608,7800.58%
3940 Idaho1,787,0651,567,58214.0%+219,4832446,516893,033783,8260.53%
4038 West Virginia1,792,1471,852,994-3.3%−60,8473358,435597,391617,6700.55%
4141 Hawaii1,415,8721,360,3014.1%+55,5712353,968707,936680,1510.43%
4243 New Hampshire1,359,7111,316,4703.3%+43,2412339,928679,856658,2330.41%
4342 Maine1,344,2121,328,3611.2%+15,8512336,053672,106664,1810.40%
4445 Montana1,068,778989,4158.0%+79,3631356,2591,068,778989,4170.32%
4544 Rhode Island1,059,3611,052,5670.6%+6,7942264,840529,681526,4660.32%
4646 Delaware973,764897,9348.4%+75,8301324,588973,764897,9340.29%
4747 South Dakota884,659814,1808.7%+70,4791294,886884,659814,1800.27%
4849 North Dakota762,062672,59113.3%+89,4711254,021762,062672,5910.23%
4948 Alaska731,545710,2313.0%+21,3141243,848731,545710,2310.22%
5051 District of Columbia705,749601,72317.3%+104,0261 (non-voting)235,2500.21%
5150 Vermont623,989625,741-0.3%-1,7521207,996623,989625,7410.19%
5252 Wyoming578,759563,6262.7%+15,1331192,920578,759563,6260.17%
5353 Guam165,718159,358[4]4.0%+6,3601 (non-voting)0.05%
5454 U.S. Virgin Islands104,914106,405[5]-1.4%−1,4911 (non-voting)0.03%
5555 American Samoa55,64155,519[6]0.22%+1221 (non-voting)0.02%
5656 Northern Mariana Islands55,19453,883[7]2.4%+1,3111 (non-voting)0.02%
Contiguous United States325,386,357306,675,0066.2%+19,011,351432616,262753,209708,28598.38%
The fifty states327,533,795308,143,8366.3%+19,389,959435612,213752,951708,40599.02%
Fifty states + D.C.328,300,544308,745,5386.3%+19,493,985435 (+ 1 non-voting)610,11199.24%
Total U.S. (including D.C. and territories)331,814,684312,846,4925.7%+18,968,192435 (+ 6 non-voting)100.00%
  1. This figure for each state compares to a national increase of 5.97%.
  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%.

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