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 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[1], and was estimated to be 318,857,056 in July 2014.[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.

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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, 2018
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Census population, April 1, 2010
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Percent increase from 2010-2018
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Total seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, 2013–2023 Estimated population per electoral vote, 2018
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Estimated population per House seat, 2018 Census population per House seat, 2010 Percent of the total U.S. population, 2018
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23x15px California 39,557,045 37,254,523 6.2%
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719,219 746,359 702,885 11.96%
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23x15px Texas 28,701,845 25,145,561 14.1%
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755,312 797,273 698,503 8.68%
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23x15px Florida 21,299,325 18,801,310 13.3%
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734,459 788,864 696,468 6.44%
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19,542,209 19,378,102 0.8%
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673,869 723,786 717,707 5.91%
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23x15px Pennsylvania 12,807,060 12,702,379 0.8%
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640,353 711,503 705,715 3.87%
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23x15px Illinois 12,741,080 12,830,632 -0.7%
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637,054 707,838 712,864 3.85%
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23x15px Ohio 11,689,442 11,536,504 1.3%
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649,413 730,590 721,032 3.53%
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23x15px Georgia 10,519,475 9,687,653 8.6%
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657,467 751,391 691,975 3.18%
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23x15px North Carolina 10,383,620 9,535,483 8.9%
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692,241 798,740 733,498 3.14%
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23x15px Michigan 9,995,915 9,883,640 1.1%
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624,735 713,994 705,974 3.02%
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23x15px New Jersey 8,908,520 8,791,894 1.3%
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636,323 742,377 732,658 2.69%
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23x15px Virginia 8,517,685 8,001,024 6.5%
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655,207 774,335 727,366 2.58%
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23x15px Washington 7,535,591 6,724,540 12.1%
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627,966 753,559 672,454 2.28%
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23x15px Arizona 7,171,646 6,392,017 12.2%
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651,968 796,850 710,224 2.17%
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23x15px Massachusetts 6,902,149 6,547,629 5.4%
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627,468 766,905 727,514 2.09%
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23x15px Tennessee 6,770,010 6,346,105 6.7%
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615,455 752,223 705,123 2.05%
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23x15px Indiana 6,691,878 6,483,802 3.2%
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608,353 743,542 720,422 2.02%
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23x15px Missouri 6,126,452 5,988,927 2.3%
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612,645 765,807 748,615 1.85%
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23x15px Maryland 6,042,718 5,773,552 4.7%
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604,272 755,340 721,694 1.83%
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23x15px Wisconsin 5,813,568 5,686,986 2.2%
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581,357 726,696 710,873 1.76%
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23x15px Colorado 5,695,564 5,029,196 13.2%
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632,840 813,652 720,704 1.72%
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23x15px Minnesota 5,611,179 5,303,925 5.8%
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561,118 701,397 662,991 1.70%
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23x15px South Carolina 5,084,127 4,625,364 9.9%
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564,903 726,304 660,766 1.54%
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23x15px Alabama 4,887,871 4,779,736 2.3%
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543,097 698,267 682,819 1.48%
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23x15px Louisiana 4,659,978 4,533,372 2.8%
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582,497 776,663 755,562 1.41%
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23x15px Kentucky 4,468,402 4,339,367 3.0%
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558,550 744,734 723,228 1.35%
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23x15px Oregon 4,190,713 3,831,074 9.4%
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598,673 838,143 766,215 1.27%
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23x15px Oklahoma 3,943,079 3,751,351 5.1%
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563,297 788,616 750,270 1.19%
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23x15px Connecticut 3,572,665 3,574,097 -0.04%
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510,381 714,533 714,824 1.08%
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23x15px Puerto Rico 3,195,153 3,725,789 -16.6% 1 (non-voting) 3,195,153 3,725,789 0.97%
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23x15px Utah 3,161,105 2,763,885 14.4%
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526,851 790,276 690,972 0.96%
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23x15px Iowa 3,156,145 3,046,355 3.6%
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526,024 789,036 761,717 0.95%
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23x15px Nevada 3,034,392 2,700,551 12.4%
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505,732 758,598 675,173 0.92%
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23x15px Arkansas 3,013,825 2,915,918 3.4%
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502,304 753,456 728,990 0.91%
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23x15px Mississippi 2,986,530 2,967,297 0.6%
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497,755 746,633 742,026 0.90%
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23x15px Kansas 2,911,505 2,853,118 2.0%
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485,251 727,876 713,280 0.88%
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23x15px New Mexico 2,095,428 2,059,179 1.8%
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419,086 698,476 686,393 0.63%
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23x15px Nebraska 1,929,268 1,826,341 5.6%
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385,854 643,089 608,780 0.58%
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23x15px West Virginia 1,805,832 1,852,994 -2.5%
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361,166 601,944 617,670 0.55%
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23x15px Idaho 1,754,208 1,567,582 11.9%
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438,552 877,104 783,826 0.53%
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23x15px Hawaii 1,420,491 1,360,301 4.4%
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355,123 710,246 680,151 0.43%
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23x15px New Hampshire 1,356,458 1,316,470 3.0%
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339,115 678,229 658,233 0.41%
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23x15px Maine 1,338,404 1,328,361 0.8%
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334,601 669,202 664,181 0.40%
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23x15px Montana 1,062,305 989,415 7.4%
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354,102 1,062,305 989,417 0.32%
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23x15px Rhode Island 1,057,315 1,052,567 0.5%
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264,329 528,658 526,466 0.32%
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23x15px Delaware 967,171 897,934 7.7%
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322,390 967,171 897,936 0.29%
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23x15px South Dakota 882,235 814,180 8.4%
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294,078 882,235 814,191 0.27%
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23x15px North Dakota 760,077 672,591 13.0%
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253,359 760,077 672,591 0.23%
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23x15px Alaska 737,438 710,231 3.8%
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245,813 737,438 710,249 0.22%
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23x15px District of Columbia 702,455 601,723 16.7% 1 (non-voting) 234,152 0.21%
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23x15px Vermont 626,299 625,741 0.09%
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208,766 626,299 625,745 0.19%
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23x15px Wyoming 577,737 563,626 2.5%
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192,579 577,737 563,767 0.17%
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23x15px Guam 165,718[6] 159,358[7] 4.0% 1 (non-voting) 0.05%
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23x15px U.S. Virgin Islands 104,914[8] 106,405[9] -1.4% 1 (non-voting) 0.03%
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23x15px American Samoa 55,641[10] 55,519[11] 0.22% 1 (non-voting) 0.02%
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23x15px Northern Mariana Islands 55,194[12] 53,883[13] 2.4% 1 (non-voting) 0.02%
Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 Contiguous United States 325,009,505 306,675,006 6.0% 432 (+ 1 non-voting) 748,977 708,285 98.05%
Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 The fifty states 326,464,979 308,143,815 5.9% 435 747,184 708,405 98.71%
Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 Fifty states + District of Columbia 327,167,434 308,745,538 6.0% 435 (+ 1 non-voting) 608,118 98.92%
Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 Template:Number table sorting/Qyes/0 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%.

References

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  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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