The graph below ranks each state by total population according to the 2006 census estimates.

total US population by state - 2006 estimate

StatePopulation in Millions
CaliforniaCalifornia total population - 36,457,54936.46  
TexasTexas total population - 23,507,78323.51
New YorkNew York total population - 19,306,18319.31
FloridaFlorida total population - 18,089,88818.09
IllinoisIllinois total population - 12,831,97012.83
PennsylvaniaPennsylvania total population - 12,440,62112.44
OhioOhio total population - 11,478,00611.48
MichiganMichigan total population - 10,095,64310.10
GeorgiaGeorgia total population - 9,363,9419.36
North CarolinaNorth Carolina total population - 8,856,5058.86
New JerseyNew Jersey total population - 8,724,5608.72
VirginiaVirginia total population - 7,642,8847.64
MassachusettsMassachusetts total population - 6,437,1936.44
WashingtonWashington total population - 6,395,7986.40
IndianaIndiana total population - 6,313,5206.31
ArizonaArizona total population - 6,166,3186.17
TennesseeTennessee total population - 6,038,8036.04
MissouriMissouri total population - 5,842,7135.84
MarylandMaryland total population - 5,615,7275.62
WisconsinWisconsin total population - 5,556,5065.56
MinnesotaMinnesota total population - 5,167,1015.17
ColoradoColorado total population - 4,753,3774.75
AlabamaAlabama total population - 4,599,0304.60
South CarolinaSouth Carolina total population - 4,321,2494.32
LouisianaLouisiana total population - 4,287,7684.29
KentuckyKentucky total population - 4,206,0744.21
OregonOregon total population - 3,700,7583.70
OklahomaOklahoma total population - 3,579,2123.58
ConnecticutConnecticut total population - 3,504,8093.50
IowaIowa total population - 2,982,0852.98
MississippiMississippi total population - 2,910,5402.91
ArkansasArkansas total population - 2,810,8722.81
KansasKansas total population - 2,764,0752.76
UtahUtah total population - 2,550,0632.55
NevadaNevada total population - 2,495,5292.50
New MexicoNew Mexico total population - 1,954,5991.95
West VirginiaWest Virginia total population - 1,818,4701.82
NebraskaNebraska total population - 1,768,3311.77
IdahoIdaho total population - 1,466,4651.47
MaineMaine total population - 1,321,5741.32
New HampshireNew Hampshire total population - 1,314,8951.31
HawaiiHawaii total population - 1,285,4981.29
Rhode IslandRhode Island total population - 1,067,6101.07
MontanaMontana total population - 944,6320.94
DelawareDelaware total population - 853,4760.85
South DakotaSouth Dakota total population - 781,9190.78
AlaskaAlaska total population - 670,0530.67
North DakotaNorth Dakota total population - 635,8670.64
VermontVermont total population - 623,9080.62
District of ColumbiaDistrict of Columbia total population - 581,5300.58
WyomingWyoming total population - 515,0040.52

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