List of U.S. states by population growth rate

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Map of population change in U.S. states from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013.

This article includes a list of U.S. states sorted by the percentage change in estimated population for the 51 month period from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014, the most recent estimates available from the United States Census Bureau.[1]

Rank State 2014 estimate 2010 Census Change
!000001  North Dakota !B9864862947799 739,482 !B9865811073027 672,591 !D0023080729893 +9.95%
 District of Columbia !B9866016835669 658,893 !B9866924475144 601,723 !D0023537679212 +9.50%
!000002  Texas !B9828902479961 26,956,958 !B9829598080620 25,145,561 !D0026305830091 +7.20%
!000003  Colorado !B9845062970331 5,355,866 !B9845692293116 5,029,196 !D0027340649223 +6.50%
!000004  Utah !B9851050932726 2,942,902 !B9851678521433 2,763,885 !D0027369118042 +6.48%
!000005  Florida !B9831941066012 19,893,297 !B9832505628937 18,801,310 !D0028459275757 +5.81%
!000006  Arizona !B9842776938174 6,731,484 !B9843294395740 6,392,017 !D0029354284065 +5.31%
!000007  Nevada !B9851410026937 2,839,099 !B9851910336157 2,700,551 !D0029699942692 +5.13%
!000008  Washington !B9842298277001 7,061,530 !B9842787259203 6,724,540 !D0029934655443 +5.01%
!000009  South Dakota !B9863432800363 853,175 !B9863900632492 814,180 !D0030387480389 +4.79%
!000010  South Carolina !B9846091292347 4,832,482 !B9846529343714 4,625,364 !D0031060216703 +4.48%
!000011  Hawaii !B9858341417731 1,419,561 !B9858767834432 1,360,301 !D0031335267356 +4.36%
!000012  North Carolina !B9838875237081 9,943,964 !B9839294695487 9,535,483 !D0031503297706 +4.28%
!000013  Idaho !B9856931745201 1,634,464 !B9857349551372 1,567,582 !D0031543597111 +4.27%
!000014  Georgia !B9838722171221 10,097,343 !B9839136372539 9,687,653 !D0031632066909 +4.23%
!000015  Delaware !B9862510417227 935,614 !B9862921481520 897,934 !D0031709671192 +4.20%
!000016  California !B9825260047644 38,802,500 !B9825667313015 37,253,956 !D0031804430059 +4.16%
!000017  Virginia !B9840650715833 8,326,289 !B9841049199085 8,001,024 !D0032026845777 +4.07%
!000018  Alaska !B9864900205313 736,732 !B9865266544517 710,231 !D0032884078011 +3.73%
!000019  Wyoming !B9867220817862 584,153 !B9867578538100 563,626 !D0033126498182 +3.64%
!000020  Oregon !B9848056631476 3,970,239 !B9848413442603 3,831,074 !D0033152401811 +3.63%
!000021  Maryland !B9843966698907 5,976,407 !B9844312019529 5,773,552 !D0033485513299 +3.51%
!000022  Montana !B9861611841327 1,023,579 !B9861951308616 989,415 !D0033659414012 +3.45%
!000023  Oklahoma !B9848291567341 3,878,051 !B9848623734002 3,751,351 !D0033880492334 +3.38%
 U.S. 50 States + DC !B9804197465399 318,857,056 !B9804519720060 308,745,538 !D0034188422658 +3.28%
!000024  Tennessee !B9843051233285 6,549,352 !B9843366482031 6,346,105 !D0034411745296 +3.20%
!000025  Massachusetts !B9842756274649 6,745,408 !B9843053864426 6,547,629 !D0034997080326 +3.02%
!000026  Nebraska !B9855524185165 1,881,503 !B9855821749303 1,826,341 !D0034997954802 +3.02%
!000027  Minnesota !B9844875585519 5,457,173 !B9845160423295 5,303,925 !D0035441448673 +2.89%
!000028  Louisiana !B9846476919022 4,649,676 !B9846730234085 4,533,372 !D0036630138596 +2.57%
!000029  Iowa !B9850507912588 3,107,126 !B9850705436480 3,046,355 !D0039145883714 +1.99%
!000030  New York !B9832015270069 19,746,227 !B9832203457763 19,378,102 !D0039634763902 +1.90%
!000031  Kansas !B9851183931136 2,904,021 !B9851360770106 2,853,118 !D0040262458494 +1.78%
!000032  Indiana !B9842978964217 6,596,855 !B9843151823753 6,483,802 !D0040492056103 +1.74%
!000033  Arkansas !B9850971507960 2,966,369 !B9851143047489 2,915,918 !D0040569374038 +1.73%
!000034  Kentucky !B9846998311594 4,413,457 !B9847167609570 4,339,367 !D0040702031934 +1.71%
!000035  New Jersey !B9839941580123 8,938,175 !B9840106592814 8,791,894 !D0040960560101 +1.66%
!000036  Alabama !B9846056391989 4,849,377 !B9846201041271 4,779,736 !D0042287871194 +1.46%
!000037  New Mexico !B9854494462838 2,085,572 !B9854621820823 2,059,179 !D0043569638151 +1.28%
!000038  Missouri !B9843821875730 6,063,589 !B9843945771778 5,988,927 !D0043846962819 +1.25%
!000039  Wisconsin !B9844339749734 5,757,564 !B9844463090354 5,686,986 !D0043892172043 +1.24%
!000040  Mississippi !B9850878527702 2,994,079 !B9850968380046 2,967,297 !D0047076766963 +0.90%
!000041  New Hampshire !B9859017096159 1,326,813 !B9859095355300 1,316,470 !D0048463992285 +0.79%
!000042  Pennsylvania !B9836360440676 12,787,209 !B9836427001432 12,702,379 !D0050088953239 +0.67%
!000043  Connecticut !B9849044790784 3,596,677 !B9849107768852 3,574,097 !D0050644032770 +0.63%
!000044  Ohio !B9837339876602 11,594,163 !B9837389731731 11,536,504 !D0052987251988 +0.50%
!000045  Illinois !B9836287686913 12,880,580 !B9836326540050 12,830,632 !D0055486082516 +0.39%
!000046  Michigan !B9838909575054 9,909,877 !B9838936085770 9,883,640 !D0059314655156 +0.27%
!000047  Rhode Island !B9861307847075 1,055,173 !B9861332574995 1,052,567 !D0060011707427 +0.25%
!000048  Vermont !B9866519969890 626,562 !B9866533081735 625,741 !D0066361687169 +0.13%
!000049  Maine !B9858992435847 1,330,089 !B9859005435905 1,328,361 !D0066447364600 +0.13%
!000050  West Virginia !B9855691276022 1,850,326 !B9855676867327 1,852,994 !H9934567711397 −0.14%
 Puerto Rico !B9849179934898 3,548,397 !B9848692108005 3,725,789 !H9969553280525 −4.76%

Summary by state, division and region[edit]

Legend
Division totals
Region Totals
Total 50 States + DC and District of Columbia
Note: divisions and regions as defined by U.S. Census Bureau
Last column shows larger region which contains entity in column 2
Rank State/Division/
Region
2013
est.
2010
Census
Chg Geog
sort
26 Massachusetts 6,692,824 6,547,629 2.22% NEng
41 Connecticut 3,596,080 3,574,097 0.62% NEng
43 New Hampshire 1,323,459 1,316,470 0.53% NEng
46 Vermont 626,630 625,741 0.14% NEng
49 Maine 1,328,302 1,328,361 0.00% NEng
50 Rhode Island 1,051,511 1,052,567 -0.10% NEng
7 New England 14,618,806 14,444,865 1.20% NEast
32 New York 19,651,127 19,378,102 1.41% MdAtl
36 New Jersey 8,899,339 8,791,894 1.22% MdAtl
42 Pennsylvania 12,773,801 12,702,379 0.56% MdAtl
8 Mid-Atlantic 41,324,267 40,872,375 1.11% NEast
3 Northeast 55,943,073 55,317,240 1.13% USA
-- District of
Columbia
646,449 601,723 7.43% SAtl
5 Florida 19,552,860 18,801,310 4.00% SAtl
12 North Carolina 9,848,060 9,535,483 3.28% SAtl
13 Virginia 8,260,405 8,001,024 3.24% SAtl
14 South Carolina 4,774,839 4,625,364 3.23% SAtl
16 Georgia 9,992,167 9,687,653 3.14% SAtl
17 Delaware 925,749 897,934 3.10% SAtl
20 Maryland 5,928,814 5,773,552 2.69% SAtl
48 West Virginia 1,854,304 1,852,994 0.07% SAtl
3 South Atlantic 61,783,647 59,777,037 3.36% South
24 Tennessee 6,495,978 6,346,105 2.36% ESC
34 Kentucky 4,395,295 4,339,367 1.29% ESC
37 Alabama 4,833,722 4,779,736 1.13% ESC
40 Mississippi 2,991,207 2,967,297 0.81% ESC
6 East South
Central
18,716,202 18,432,505 1.54% South
2 Texas 26,448,193 25,145,561 5.18% WSC
21 Oklahoma 3,850,568 3,751,351 2.64% WSC
28 Louisiana 4,625,470 4,533,372 2.03% WSC
29 Arkansas 2,959,373 2,915,918 1.49% WSC
1 West South
Central
37,883,604 36,346,202 4.23% South
1 South 118,383,453 114,555,744 3.34% USA
33 Indiana 6,570,902 6,483,802 1.34% ENC
38 Wisconsin 5,742,713 5,686,986 0.98% ENC
44 Illinois 12,882,135 12,830,632 0.40% ENC
45 Ohio 11,570,808 11,536,504 0.30% ENC
47 Michigan 9,895,622 9,883,640 0.12% ENC
9 East North
Central
46,662,180 46,421,564 0.52% MWest
1 North Dakota 723,393 672,591 7.55% WNC
6 South Dakota 844,877 814,180 3.77% WNC
25 Nebraska 1,868,516 1,826,341 2.31% WNC
27 Minnesota 5,420,380 5,303,925 2.20% WNC
30 Iowa 3,090,416 3,046,355 1.45% WNC
31 Kansas 2,893,957 2,853,118 1.43% WNC
39 Missouri 6,044,171 5,988,927 0.92% WNC
5 West North
Central
20,885,710 20,505,437 1.85% MWest
4 Midwest 67,547,890 66,927,001 0.93% USA
3 Utah 2,900,872 2,763,885 4.96% Mtn
4 Colorado 5,268,367 5,029,196 4.76% Mtn
8 Arizona 6,626,624 6,392,017 3.67% Mtn
10 Wyoming 582,658 563,626 3.38% Mtn
11 Nevada 2,790,136 2,700,551 3.32% Mtn
19 Idaho 1,612,136 1,567,582 2.84% Mtn
22 Montana 1,015,165 989,415 2.60% Mtn
35 New Mexico 2,085,287 2,059,179 1.27% Mtn
2 Mountain 22,881,245 22,065,451 3.70% West
7 Washington 6,971,406 6,724,540 3.67% Pac
9 Alaska 735,132 710,231 3.51% Pac
15 Hawaii 1,404,054 1,360,301 3.22% Pac
18 California 38,332,521 37,253,956 2.90% Pac
23 Oregon 3,930,065 3,831,074 2.58% Pac
4 Pacific 51,373,178 49,880,102 2.99% West
2 West 74,254,423 71,945,553 3.21% USA
-- 50 States + DC 316,128,839 308,745,538 2.39% NAmer

U.S. Census Regions Map [2]

The population for the four regions and Totl U.S. (50 States & DC) agree with the CSV file from the U.S. Census Bureau in the reference below. Division totals were derived by summing the populations of the states (from first table in this article) according to the official Census Bureau map which shows which states make up the nine divisions and which divisions make up the four regions. The sum of the population for the divisions for each region sum correctly to the region totals in the reference.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]