California has the largest population in the United States, followed by Texas, Florida, New York, and Pennsylvania. California and Texas make up approximately 21% of the USA. The following table lists all US states by population, from largest to smallest. In the far northwest corner of the United States, Washington State is home to 7,666,343 inhabitants and 7,299 square miles in terms of surface, making Washington the 18th largest state in the USA.
Although Memphis is the largest city, Nashville has a population of 1,757,912 in the Memphis metropolitan area, compared to 1,341,746 inhabitants of the Memphis metropolitan area. Nebraska is the fifteenth largest state in terms of area and the 38th most populous state in the country. The state of Indiana spans 36,418 square miles, making it the 38th largest state in terms of area. However, its population makes it the 16th most densely populated state in the country, with a population density of 181 people per square mile. Portland, Oregon’s largest city, is home to 667,589 people and is the 26th most populous city in the United States. Rhode Island is the smallest state by land mass, but has a higher population than many larger states, including Alaska (the largest state by land mass), Montana, and Wyoming.
The size of the state makes it the 16th largest in terms of land area, although the population is relatively sparse in comparison. Although the capital is Baton Rouge, the city of New Orleans is the largest in terms of both population and area size. The largest city in South Carolina is Charleston with 140,178 inhabitants, followed closely by the capital Columbia, with a population of 135,299. Its population is estimated at around 395,326, making it the 46th largest city in the United States. Manchester is the largest city in the state, and with a population of 111,826 it is also the largest city in northern New England. Little Rock is the state capital and, with a population of almost 200,000, is the largest city in the state in terms of population.
Madison, with a community of 248,000, Green Bay with a population of 105,207 and Kenosha with a population of 99,858, are the next largest cities. Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina with a population of 827,097 inhabitants. This makes it almost exactly equal to the population of South Dakota. Washington’s largest city is Seattle, while its population is 684,451; it has a density of 7,962 per square mile. Indiana’s largest city is its capital, Indianapolis, with over 863,700 inhabitants, making it more populous than North Dakota alone.