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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

RESIDENT POPULATION, PERCENT CHANGE, 2000 TO 2009

[When states share the same rank, the next lower rank is omitted. Because of rounded data, states may have identical values shown, but different ranks. Cautionary note]

State Percent Rank
    United States 9.1 (X)
Alabama 5.9 25
Alaska 11.4 41
Arizona 28.6 5
Arkansas 8.1 29
California 9.1 2
Colorado 16.8 9
Connecticut 3.3 33
Delaware 13.0 35
District of Columbia 4.8 (X)
Florida 16.0 3
Georgia 20.1 4
Hawaii 6.9 38
Idaho 19.5 26
Illinois 4.0 15
Indiana 5.6 20
Iowa 2.8 39
Kansas 4.8 32
Kentucky 6.7 24
Louisiana 0.5 46
Maine 3.4 44
Maryland 7.6 17
Massachusetts 3.9 27
Michigan 0.3 45
Minnesota 7.0 19
Mississippi 3.8 34
Missouri 7.0 18
Montana 8.1 40
Nebraska 5.0 37
Nevada 32.3 10
New Hampshire 7.2 36
New Jersey 3.5 22
New Mexico 10.5 30
New York 3.0 12
North Carolina 16.6 6
North Dakota 0.7 50
Ohio 1.7 31
Oklahoma 6.9 28
Oregon 11.8 16
Pennsylvania 2.6 21
Rhode Island 0.5 49
South Carolina 13.7 14
South Dakota 7.6 42
Tennessee 10.7 11
Texas 18.8 1
Utah 24.7 13
Vermont 2.1 47
Virginia 11.4 7
Washington 13.1 8
West Virginia 0.6 48
Wisconsin 5.4 23
Wyoming 10.2 43

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
"Cumulative Estimates of Resident Population Change for the United States,
Regions, States and Puerto Rico and Region and State Rankings:
April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (NST-EST2009-02)"; published 22 December 2009;
<http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/totals/2009/tables/NST-EST2009-02.xls>. [XLS]
See Table 13, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Population Estimates

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