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The States
Ranked by Population Density



Rank State People/Sq. Mile
[People/Sq. Km]
  Land Area
(sq. miles [sq. km])
2014
Population
 
1 New Jersey (NJ) 1,205 [465.3]   7,417 [19,209] 8,938,175
2 Rhode Island (RI) 1,009 [389.9]   1,045 [2,706] 1,055,173
3 Massachusetts (MA) 860 [332.2]   7,840 [20,305] 6,745,408
 
4 Connecticut (CT) 742 [286.6]   4,845 [12,548] 3,596,677
5 Maryland (MD) 611 [236.1]   9,774 [25,314] 5,976,407
6 Delaware (DE) 478.8 [184.9]   1,954 [5,060] 935,614
 
7 New York (NY) 418.2 [161.5]   47,214 [122,283] 19,746,227
8 Florida (FL) 368.9 [142.4]   53,927 [139,670] 19,893,297
9 Pennsylvania (PA) 285.3 [110.2]   44,817 [116,075] 12,787,209
 
10 Ohio (OH) 283.1 [109.3]   40,948 [106,054] 11,594,163
11 California (CA) 248.8 [96.1]   155,959 [403,931] 38,802,500
12 Illinois (IL) 231.7 [89.5]   55,584 [143,961] 12,880,580
 
13 Hawaii (HI) 221 [85.3]   6,423 [16,635] 1,419,561
14 Virginia (VA) 210.3 [81.2]   39,594 [102,547] 8,326,289
15 North Carolina (NC) 204.1 [78.8]   48,711 [126,160] 9,943,964
 
16 Indiana (IN) 183.9 [71]   35,867 [92,895] 6,596,855
17 Michigan (MI) 174.5 [67.4]   56,804 [147,121] 9,909,877
18 Georgia (GA) 174.4 [67.3]   57,906 [149,975] 10,097,343
 
19 South Carolina (SC) 160.5 [62]   30,109 [77,981] 4,832,482
20 Tennessee (TN) 158.9 [61.4]   41,217 [106,751] 6,549,352
21 New Hampshire (NH) 147.9 [57.1]   8,968 [23,227] 1,326,813
 
22 Kentucky (KY) 111.1 [42.89]   39,728 [102,895] 4,413,457
23 Louisiana (LA) 106.7 [41.21]   43,562 [112,825] 4,649,676
24 Washington (WA) 106.1 [40.97]   66,544 [172,348] 7,061,530
 
25 Wisconsin (WI) 106 [40.93]   54,310 [140,662] 5,757,564
26 Texas (TX) 103 [39.76]   261,797 [678,051] 26,956,958
27 Alabama (AL) 95.6 [36.9]   50,744 [131,426] 4,849,377
 
28 Missouri (MO) 88 [33.99]   68,886 [178,413] 6,063,589
29 West Virginia (WV) 76.8 [29.67]   24,078 [62,361] 1,850,326
30 Minnesota (MN) 68.5 [26.47]   79,610 [206,188] 5,457,173
 
31 Vermont (VT) 67.7 [26.15]   9,250 [23,957] 626,562
32 Mississippi (MS) 63.8 [24.64]   46,907 [121,488] 2,994,079
33 Arizona (AZ) 59.2 [22.87]   113,635 [294,313] 6,731,484
 
34 Arkansas (AR) 57 [22]   52,068 [134,855] 2,966,369
35 Oklahoma (OK) 56.5 [21.81]   68,667 [177,846] 3,878,051
36 Iowa (IA) 55.6 [21.47]   55,869 [144,700] 3,107,126
 
37 Colorado (CO) 51.6 [19.94]   103,718 [268,628] 5,355,866
38 Maine (ME) 43.1 [16.64]   30,862 [79,932] 1,330,089
39 Oregon (OR) 41.36 [15.97]   95,997 [248,631] 3,970,239
 
40 Utah (UT) 35.83 [13.83]   82,144 [212,751] 2,942,902
41 Kansas (KS) 35.49 [13.7]   81,815 [211,899] 2,904,021
42 Nevada (NV) 25.85 [9.98]   109,826 [284,448] 2,839,099
 
43 Nebraska (NE) 24.48 [9.45]   76,872 [199,097] 1,881,503
44 Idaho (ID) 19.75 [7.63]   82,747 [214,313] 1,634,464
45 New Mexico (NM) 17.19 [6.64]   121,356 [314,310] 2,085,572
 
46 South Dakota (SD) 11.24 [4.34]   75,885 [196,541] 853,175
47 North Dakota (ND) 10.72 [4.14]   68,976 [178,647] 739,482
48 Montana (MT) 7.03 [2.72]   145,552 [376,977] 1,023,579
 
49 Wyoming (WY) 6.02 [2.32]   97,100 [251,487] 584,153
50 Alaska (AK) 1.29 [0.5]   571,951 [1,481,346] 736,732

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