State Population by Rank, 2014

The following table lists the states in descending order of total population.

 Rank  State July 2014
population
1. California 38,802,500
2. Texas 26,956,958
3. Florida 19,893,297
4. New York 19,746,227
5. Illinois 12,880,580
6. Pennsylvania 12,787,209
7. Ohio 11,594,163
8. Georgia 10,097,343
9. North Carolina 9,943,964
10. Michigan 9,909,877
11. New Jersey 8,938,175
12. Virginia 8,326,289
13. Washington 7,061,530
14. Massachusetts 6,745,408
15. Arizona 6,731,484
16. Indiana 6,596,855
17. Tennessee 6,549,352
18. Missouri 6,063,589
19. Maryland 5,976,407
20. Wisconsin 5,757,564
21. Minnesota 5,457,173
22. Colorado 5,355,866
23. Alabama 4,849,377
24. South Carolina 4,832,482
25. Louisiana 4,649,676
26. Kentucky 4,413,457
27. Oregon 3,970,239
28. Oklahoma 3,878,051
29. Connecticut 3,596,677
30. Iowa 3,107,126
31. Mississippi 2,994,179
32. Arkansas 2,966,369
33. Utah 2,942,902
34. Kansas 2,904,021
35. Nevada 2,839,099
36. New Mexico 2,085,572
37. Nebraska 1,881,503
38 West Virginia 1,850,326
39. Idaho 1,634,464
40. Hawaii 1,419,561
41. Maine 1,330,089
42. New Hampshire 1,326,813
43. Rhode Island 1,055,173
44. Montana 1,023,579
45. Delaware 935,614
46. South Dakota 853,175
47. North Dakota 739,482
48. Alaska 736,732
49. DC 658,893
50. Vermont 626,630
51. Wyoming 584,153
  Total U.S. 318,857,056
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division.

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