U.S. Department of Commerce

State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

RESIDENT POPULATION--JULY 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 Number Rank
    United States 307,006,550 (X)
Alabama 4,708,708 23
Alaska 698,473 47
Arizona 6,595,778 14
Arkansas 2,889,450 32
California 36,961,664 1
Colorado 5,024,748 22
Connecticut 3,518,288 29
Delaware 885,122 45
District of Columbia 599,657 (X)
Florida 18,537,969 4
Georgia 9,829,211 9
Hawaii 1,295,178 42
Idaho 1,545,801 39
Illinois 12,910,409 5
Indiana 6,423,113 16
Iowa 3,007,856 30
Kansas 2,818,747 33
Kentucky 4,314,113 26
Louisiana 4,492,076 25
Maine 1,318,301 41
Maryland 5,699,478 19
Massachusetts 6,593,587 15
Michigan 9,969,727 8
Minnesota 5,266,214 21
Mississippi 2,951,996 31
Missouri 5,987,580 18
Montana 974,989 44
Nebraska 1,796,619 38
Nevada 2,643,085 35
New Hampshire 1,324,575 40
New Jersey 8,707,739 11
New Mexico 2,009,671 36
New York 19,541,453 3
North Carolina 9,380,884 10
North Dakota 646,844 48
Ohio 11,542,645 7
Oklahoma 3,687,050 28
Oregon 3,825,657 27
Pennsylvania 12,604,767 6
Rhode Island 1,053,209 43
South Carolina 4,561,242 24
South Dakota 812,383 46
Tennessee 6,296,254 17
Texas 24,782,302 2
Utah 2,784,572 34
Vermont 621,760 49
Virginia 7,882,590 12
Washington 6,664,195 13
West Virginia 1,819,777 37
Wisconsin 5,654,774 20
Wyoming 544,270 50

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/historical/2000s/vintage_2009/>.
See Table 12, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Population Estimates