U.S. Department of Commerce

State Rankings -- Statistical Abstract of the United States

TWO OR MORE RACES POPULATION, 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 5,167,029 (X)
Alabama 49,586 29
Alaska 31,805 37
Arizona 115,995 15
Arkansas 40,817 34
California 954,164 1
Colorado 96,903 17
Connecticut 51,069 27
Delaware 12,378 46
District of Columbia 9,635 (X)
Florida 258,734 4
Georgia 124,055 13
Hawaii 235,672 5
Idaho 25,159 39
Illinois 159,040 7
Indiana 76,833 23
Iowa 32,866 36
Kansas 50,701 28
Kentucky 46,441 32
Louisiana 46,505 31
Maine 13,872 45
Maryland 92,698 20
Massachusetts 93,603 19
Michigan 154,921 8
Minnesota 80,491 22
Mississippi 25,747 38
Missouri 85,292 21
Montana 16,592 43
Nebraska 22,957 40
Nevada 71,508 24
New Hampshire 14,027 44
New Jersey 123,145 14
New Mexico 35,584 35
New York 316,822 3
North Carolina 112,364 16
North Dakota 7,492 49
Ohio 152,708 9
Oklahoma 148,159 10
Oregon 94,242 18
Pennsylvania 134,234 12
Rhode Island 17,179 42
South Carolina 47,749 30
South Dakota 11,417 47
Tennessee 70,323 25
Texas 326,030 2
Utah 45,791 33
Vermont 7,238 50
Virginia 135,088 11
Washington 201,254 6
West Virginia 17,643 41
Wisconsin 66,613 26
Wyoming 7,888 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