As of April 1, 2010, the date of the 2010 United States Census, the nine most populous U.S. states contain slightly more than half of the total population.
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States), five major territories, and various minor islands.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States. There are currently 50 states, which are bound together in a union with each other.
This article includes a sortable table listing the 50 states, the territories, and the District of Columbia by population density, population rank, and land area.
This is a list of countries and other inhabited areas of the world by total population, based on projections published by the United Nations in the 2017 revision of World Population Prospects.
This is a list of United States of America states by population as of 2016. The list was made using the 2016 Census estimates taken by the United States Census Bureau. The total population of the United States was 308,745,538 at the 2010 Census, and was estimated to be 318,857,056 in July 2014.
A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Americans are citizens of both the federal republic and of the state in which they...