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State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

WHITE POPULATION ALONE, NUMBER -- JULY 2008

[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 242,639,242 (X)
Alabama 3,311,216 25
Alaska 484,682 49
Arizona 5,623,026 13
Arkansas 2,306,697 33
California 28,170,328 1
Colorado 4,432,376 21
Connecticut 2,950,808 27
Delaware 648,411 45
District of Columbia 237,092 (X)
Florida 14,628,044 3
Georgia 6,333,287 11
Hawaii 382,174 50
Idaho 1,441,540 39
Illinois 10,209,408 6
Indiana 5,611,577 14
Iowa 2,827,520 30
Kansas 2,485,597 32
Kentucky 3,838,236 22
Louisiana 2,859,940 28
Maine 1,268,930 40
Maryland 3,571,589 23
Massachusetts 5,601,486 15
Michigan 8,121,119 8
Minnesota 4,648,528 20
Mississippi 1,780,749 35
Missouri 5,026,572 18
Montana 875,221 43
Nebraska 1,629,566 38
Nevada 2,103,307 34
New Hampshire 1,256,429 41
New Jersey 6,601,611 10
New Mexico 1,666,790 37
New York 14,310,269 4
North Carolina 6,818,808 9
North Dakota 586,272 47
Ohio 9,735,944 7
Oklahoma 2,846,186 29
Oregon 3,416,377 24
Pennsylvania 10,633,888 5
Rhode Island 929,778 42
South Carolina 3,079,779 26
South Dakota 709,217 44
Tennessee 4,995,028 19
Texas 20,046,078 2
Utah 2,542,561 31
Vermont 598,959 46
Virginia 5,673,913 12
Washington 5,520,400 16
West Virginia 1,715,122 36
Wisconsin 5,046,806 17
Wyoming 500,001 48

Symbol
X Not applicable.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau,
"Estimates of the Resident Population by Race and Hispanic Origin
for the United States and States:  July 1, 2008 (SC-EST2008-04)";
published 14 May 2009;
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/historical/2000s/vintage_2008/state.html.
See Table 19, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2010.

For more information:
Population Estimates