The three least populated U.S. states are Wyoming, Vermont and North Dakota, as of July 2009. These rankings are determined by the U.S. Census Bureau.
In 1950, the United States had a population of 151,325,798 as recorded in the federal census undertaken in that year. The population per square mile was 42.6, while the total population increased by 14.5 percent in the 10-year period between 1940 and 1950.
The United States Census splits the country into four regions: northeast, midwest, west and south. Of these regions, as of 2013 the south has the largest total population with more than 118 million inhabitants or 37.4 percent of the country's total population.
California is the most populated U.S. state, as of 2013, with 38,332,521 people. Wyoming is the least populated state, with 582,658 people. The second most populated state is Texas, with 26,448,193 people.
Of the United States' 2014 population of 318,857,056 people, 77.4 percent identify as white, while 17.4 percent identify as Hispanic or Latino, making this the largest ethnic minority in the country. The next largest minority identifies as Black or African American, making up 13.2 percent of the nat
The 50 states that comprise the United States are Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montan
There are 50 states in the United States of America. The 49th and 50th states added to the Union, Alaska and Hawaii, both achieved statehood in 1959; Alaska became a state in January, and Hawaii in August.
Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Missouri and Florida are just five of the 50 states that make up the United States of America. With the exception of a few of the eastern states, none of the current 50 states were part of the United States when it first became a nation.
The vertical length of the continental United States is 1,582 miles, using point-to-point, straight-line measurements. There is a total land mass of 3,537,438 square miles, which includes all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The United States covers approximately 3,717,792 square miles. The country is the third largest when it comes to area, behind only Russia and Canada.