Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico:  April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011
  April 1, 2010 Population Estimates (as of July 1) 2010 to 2011 growth
Geographic Area Census Estimates Base 2010 2011 % rank
United States 308,745,538 308,745,538 309,330,219 311,591,917 0.73 x
Northeast 55,317,240 55,317,244 55,366,108 55,521,598 0.28 3 regional ranking
Midwest 66,927,001 66,926,987 66,976,458 67,158,835 0.27 4  
South 114,555,744 114,555,757 114,857,529 116,046,736 1.04 1  
West 71,945,553 71,945,550 72,130,124 72,864,748 1.02 2  
Alabama 4,779,736 4,779,735 4,785,401 4,802,740 0.36 36
state rankings include D.C. and exclude Puerto Rico
Alaska 710,231 710,231 714,146 722,718 1.20 7
Arizona 6,392,017 6,392,013 6,413,158 6,482,505 1.08 9
Arkansas 2,915,918 2,915,921 2,921,588 2,937,979 0.56 30
California 37,253,956 37,253,956 37,338,198 37,691,912 0.95 12
Colorado 5,029,196 5,029,196 5,047,692 5,116,796 1.37 5
Connecticut 3,574,097 3,574,097 3,575,498 3,580,709 0.15 44
Delaware 897,934 897,934 899,792 907,135 0.82 20
District of Columbia 601,723 601,723 604,912 617,996 2.16 1
Florida 18,801,310 18,801,311 18,838,613 19,057,542 1.16 8
Georgia 9,687,653 9,687,660 9,712,157 9,815,210 1.06 10
Hawaii 1,360,301 1,360,301 1,363,359 1,374,810 0.84 18
Idaho 1,567,582 1,567,582 1,571,102 1,584,985 0.88 16
Illinois 12,830,632 12,830,632 12,841,980 12,869,257 0.21 42
Indiana 6,483,802 6,483,800 6,490,622 6,516,922 0.41 34
Iowa 3,046,355 3,046,350 3,050,202 3,062,309 0.40 35
Kansas 2,853,118 2,853,118 2,859,143 2,871,238 0.42 33
Kentucky 4,339,367 4,339,362 4,347,223 4,369,356 0.51 31
Louisiana 4,533,372 4,533,372 4,545,343 4,574,836 0.65 27
Maine 1,328,361 1,328,361 1,327,379 1,328,188 0.06 47
Maryland 5,773,552 5,773,552 5,785,681 5,828,289 0.74 22
Massachusetts 6,547,629 6,547,629 6,555,466 6,587,536 0.49 32
Michigan 9,883,640 9,883,635 9,877,143 9,876,187 -0.01 50
Minnesota 5,303,925 5,303,925 5,310,658 5,344,861 0.64 28
Mississippi 2,967,297 2,967,297 2,970,072 2,978,512 0.28 39
Missouri 5,988,927 5,988,927 5,995,715 6,010,688 0.25 40
Montana 989,415 989,415 990,958 998,199 0.73 23
Nebraska 1,826,341 1,826,341 1,830,141 1,842,641 0.68 26
Nevada 2,700,551 2,700,551 2,704,283 2,723,322 0.70 25
New Hampshire 1,316,470 1,316,472 1,316,807 1,318,194 0.11 45
New Jersey 8,791,894 8,791,894 8,799,593 8,821,155 0.25 41
New Mexico 2,059,179 2,059,180 2,065,913 2,082,224 0.79 21
New York 19,378,102 19,378,104 19,395,206 19,465,197 0.36 37
North Carolina 9,535,483 9,535,475 9,560,234 9,656,401 1.01 11
North Dakota 672,591 672,591 674,629 683,932 1.38 4
Ohio 11,536,504 11,536,502 11,537,968 11,544,951 0.06 48
Oklahoma 3,751,351 3,751,354 3,760,184 3,791,508 0.83 19
Oregon 3,831,074 3,831,074 3,838,332 3,871,859 0.87 17
Pennsylvania 12,702,379 12,702,379 12,717,722 12,742,886 0.20 43
Rhode Island 1,052,567 1,052,567 1,052,528 1,051,302 -0.12 51
South Carolina 4,625,364 4,625,364 4,637,106 4,679,230 0.91 14
South Dakota 814,180 814,180 816,598 824,082 0.92 13
Tennessee 6,346,105 6,346,110 6,357,436 6,403,353 0.72 24
Texas 25,145,561 25,145,561 25,253,466 25,674,681 1.67 2
Utah 2,763,885 2,763,885 2,775,479 2,817,222 1.50 3
Vermont 625,741 625,741 625,909 626,431 0.08 46
Virginia 8,001,024 8,001,030 8,023,953 8,096,604 0.91 15
Washington 6,724,540 6,724,540 6,742,950 6,830,038 1.29 6
West Virginia 1,852,994 1,852,996 1,854,368 1,855,364 0.05 49
Wisconsin 5,686,986 5,686,986 5,691,659 5,711,767 0.35 38
Wyoming 563,626 563,626 564,554 568,158 0.64 29
           
Puerto Rico 3,725,789 3,725,789 3,721,978 3,706,690 -0.41 x
Note:   The April 1, 2010 Population Estimates base reflects changes to the Census 2010 population from geographic program revisions.  It does not reflect changes from the Count Question Resolution program.  See Geographic Terms and Definitions at http://www.census.gov/popest/about/geo/terms.html for a list of the states that are included in each region.

Growth rates and rankings calculated by the Center for Business & Economic Research, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Source:   U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (NST-EST2011-01).  December 2011.