The American states with the largest populations are California, Texas, New York, Florida and Illinois. This is based on the results of the 2013 census conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
California has the largest population of the states in America, with over 38 million residents. Its most populous cities are Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose. Texas has over 26 million residents, and its most populous cities are Houston, San Antonio and Dallas. New York has over 19 million residents with more than 8 million people living in New York City.
Other states in America that have large populations include Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, Michigan and South Carolina.