Although Arizona is not one of the most populous states in the US, it has by far the highest state capital population in the country with close to 1.7 million people living in Phoenix, up from just under 1.5 million in 2010. Austin, Texas is a distant second with around 900,000 residents as of 2018, and Columbus, Ohio comes in third with approximately 860,000 residents.
California has the largest population in the United States followed by Texas and Florida. Wyoming is the least populated state in the United States followed by Vermont & Alaska. California accounts for 12% of the population of the United States. California, Texas & New York account for 27% of the population in the United States.
Alaska is the fourth least-populated state, with a population of 710,231. Its capital is Juneau and its largest city is Anchorage. Alaska has the largest land area of all 50 states, with 663,268 square miles and a density of 1.26 persons per square mile. Half of the state's residents live within Anchorage's metropolitan area.
The current population of the United States of America is 331,457,504 as of Friday, September 25, 2020, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.; the United States 2020 population is estimated at 331,002,651 people at mid year according to UN data.; the United States population is equivalent to 4.25% of the total world population.
The table below lists the largest 50 cities in the United States based on population. While some cities have kept their ranking fairly stable, others showed large leaps. For example, Phoenix, Arizona, has grown from a city of 983,403 residents in 1990 to the country's fifth largest. Austin, Texas, nearly doubled its population, and it continues ...
USA: States Contents: U.S. States The population of the U.S. states according to census results and latest official estimates. The icon links to further information about a selected division including its population structure (gender, age groups, age distribution, »race«, ethnicity).
U.S. population growth continued to slow in 2019, though a handful of mostly Western and Southern states bucked that national trend over the course of the past year.
United States Area and Population Density. By population, the United States of America is the 3rd largest country in the world, behind China (1.39 billion) and India (1.31 billion). Its most populous states are California with a population of 39.5 million and Texas with a population of 28.7 million, and its most populous city is New York City with a population of 8.4 million.
This graph shows the population of the U.S. by race and ethnic group from 2000 to 2019. In 2019, there were around 19.5 million people of Asian origin living in the United States. A ranking of the ...
Population density is calculated by dividing the population size by the total land area. This calculation is expressed as the number of people per square mile. The global population density (based on land area, not including bodies of water) is 120 people per square mile. In the United States, some states exceed that number, and other come far ...