Arizona Has Grown Fast; Now 15th in Population

January 12, 2013

1910 1960 2012
Actual Actual Estimated
Population Rank Population Rank Population Rank
California 2,377,549 12 15,717,204 2 38,041,430 1
Texas 3,896,542 5 9,579,677 6 26,059,203 2
New York 9,113,614 1 16,782,304 1 19,570,261 3
Florida 752,619 33 4,951,560 10 19,317,568 4
Illinois 5,638,591 3 10,081,158 4 12,875,255 5
Pennsylvania 7,665,111 2 11,319,366 3 12,763,536 6
Ohio 4,767,121 4 9,706,397 5 11,544,225 7
Georgia 2,609,121 10 3,943,116 16 9,919,945 8
Michigan 2,810,173 8 7,823,194 7 9,883,360 9
North Carolina 2,206,287 16 4,556,155 12 9,752,073 10
New Jersey 2,537,167 11 6,066,782 8 8,864,590 11
Virginia 2,061,612 20 3,966,949 14 8,185,867 12
Washington 1,141,990 30 2,853,214 23 6,897,012 13
Massachusetts 3,366,416 6 5,148,578 9 6,646,144 14
Arizona 204,354 45 1,302,161 35 6,553,255 15
Indiana 2,700,876 9 4,662,498 11 6,537,334 16
Tennessee 2,184,789 17 3,567,089 17 6,456,243 17
Missouri 3,293,335 7 4,319,813 13 6,021,988 18
Maryland 1,295,346 27 3,100,689 21 5,884,563 19
Wisconsin 2,333,860 13 3,951,777 15 5,726,398 20
Minnesota 2,075,708 19 3,413,864 18 5,379,139 21
Colorado 799,024 32 1,753,947 33 5,187,582 22
Alabama 2,138,093 18 3,266,740 19 4,822,023 23
South Carolina 1,515,400 26 2,382,594 26 4,723,723 24
Louisiana 1,656,388 24 3,257,022 20 4,601,893 25
Kentucky 2,289,905 14 3,038,156 22 4,380,415 26
Oregon 672,765 35 1,768,687 32 3,899,353 27
Oklahoma 1,657,155 23 2,328,284 27 3,814,820 28
Connecticut 1,114,756 31 2,535,234 25 3,590,347 29
Iowa 2,224,771 15 2,757,537 24 3,074,186 30
Mississippi 1,797,114 21 2,178,141 29 2,984,926 31
Arkansas 1,574,449 25 1,786,272 31 2,949,131 32
Kansas 1,690,949 22 2,178,611 28 2,885,905 33
Utah 373,351 41 890,627 38 2,855,287 34
Nevada 81,875 49 285,278 49 2,758,931 35
New Mexico 327,301 43 951,023 37 2,085,538 36
Nebraska 1,192,214 29 1,411,330 34 1,855,525 37
West Virginia 1,221,119 28 1,860,421 30 1,855,413 38
Idaho 325,594 44 667,191 42 1,595,728 39
Hawaii 191,909 47 632,772 43 1,392,313 40
Maine 742,371 34 969,265 36 1,329,192 41
New Hampshire 430,572 39 606,921 45 1,320,718 42
Rhode Island 542,610 38 859,488 39 1,050,292 43
Montana 376,053 40 674,767 41 1,005,141 44
Delaware 202,322 46 446,292 46 917,092 45
South Dakota 583,888 36 680,514 40 833,354 46
Alaska 64,356 50 226,167 50 731,449 47
North Dakota 577,056 37 632,446 44 699,628 48
Vermont 355,956 42 389,881 47 626,011 49
Wyoming 145,965 48 330,066 48 576,412 50

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