U.S. Department of Commerce

USA Statistics in Brief--Resident Population of States and DC

State Resident
population
April 1, 2000
Resident
population
July 1, 2008
Percent
change,
2000 to 2008
United States 281,424,602 304,059,724 8.0
Northeast 53,594,797 54,924,779 2.5
Midwest 64,395,207 66,561,448 3.4
South 100,235,848 111,718,549 11.5
West 63,198,750 70,854,948 12.1
Alabama 4,447,355 4,661,900 4.8
Alaska 626,931 686,293 9.5
Arizona 5,130,607 6,500,180 26.7
Arkansas 2,673,386 2,855,390 6.8
California 33,871,650 36,756,666 8.5
Colorado 4,302,015 4,939,456 14.8
Connecticut 3,405,604 3,501,252 2.8
Delaware 783,595 873,092 11.4
District of Columbia 572,053 591,833 3.5
Florida 15,982,813 18,328,340 14.7
Georgia 8,186,812 9,685,744 18.3
Hawaii 1,211,538 1,288,198 6.3
Idaho 1,293,955 1,523,816 17.8
Illinois 12,419,660 12,901,563 3.9
Indiana 6,080,522 6,376,792 4.9
Iowa 2,926,381 3,002,555 2.6
Kansas 2,688,816 2,802,134 4.2
Kentucky 4,042,284 4,269,245 5.6
Louisiana 4,468,968 4,410,796 -1.3
Maine 1,274,922 1,316,456 3.3
Maryland 5,296,516 5,633,597 6.4
Massachusetts 6,349,113 6,497,967 2.3
Michigan 9,938,492 10,003,422 0.7
Minnesota 4,919,492 5,220,393 6.1
Mississippi 2,844,666 2,938,618 3.3
Missouri 5,596,678 5,911,605 5.6
Montana 902,190 967,440 7.2
Nebraska 1,711,266 1,783,432 4.2
Nevada 1,998,257 2,600,167 30.1
New Hampshire 1,235,785 1,315,809 6.5
New Jersey 8,414,360 8,682,661 3.2
New Mexico 1,819,041 1,984,356 9.1
New York 18,976,816 19,490,297 2.7
North Carolina 8,046,500 9,222,414 14.6
North Dakota 642,195 641,481 -0.1
Ohio 11,353,160 11,485,910 1.2
Oklahoma 3,450,640 3,642,361 5.6
Oregon 3,421,437 3,790,060 10.8
Pennsylvania 12,281,052 12,448,279 1.4
Rhode Island 1,048,319 1,050,788 0.2
South Carolina 4,011,809 4,479,800 11.7
South Dakota 754,837 804,194 6.5
Tennessee 5,689,270 6,214,888 9.2
Texas 20,851,811 24,326,974 16.7
Utah 2,233,204 2,736,424 22.5
Vermont 608,826 621,270 2.0
Virginia 7,079,025 7,769,089 9.7
Washington 5,894,143 6,549,224 11.1
West Virginia 1,808,345 1,814,468 0.3
Wisconsin 5,363,708 5,627,967 4.9
Wyoming 493,782 532,668 7.9

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Administration and Customer Services Division