Number of inhabitants of the US states ranked by population.
The United States is the third-most populous country in the world
, with more than 330 million people (in 2020).
About 78% of the US population speaks English, 13% Spanish, and 1% Chinese. 
As you might know, the United States is divided into 50 States. The 48 contiguous Continental United States (also known as the Lower 48) and separated Alaska are located in North America. The US state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, about 4,000 km (3,500 mi) southwest of the US mainland.
98% of the US population lives in the Contiguous United States.
About 12% of the US population lives in California and 0.17% in Wyoming. The most densely populated state is New Jersey, followed by Puerto Rico (not a state) and Rhode Island.
This is a list of all U.S. states and the five principal U.S. territories with population estimates as of December 2019, ranked from the most populous U.S. state to the least populous state in the United States.
Flags of the US States
A click on a state flag symbol shows a larger version of the flag and a state flag description.