US Population By State, 2018

Updated on December 2, 2021.

The US Census Bureau estimated that there were 326,838,199 people living in the United States in 2018. The chart below shows the state level population for each US state. California was the most populated state (39,437,463), followed by Texas (28,624,564), and then Florida (21,254,926). Wyoming was the least populated state with a population of 579,054.

Hover over the states to see the number and percentage of the US population that lives in each of the states. The data can also be found in a table below. You can use the table to sort, filter, and explore the data further. We also have links to the county level population for each state in a section below.

Hover/Click on the states to see the details.
US Population By State, 2018
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See also Population estimate for other years:
Table of US 2018 Population by State
% US Population
Alabama 4,891,628 1.50%
Alaska 736,624 0.23%
Arizona 7,164,228 2.19%
Arkansas 3,012,161 0.92%
California 39,437,463 12.07%
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