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1996 Census Bureau Population Estimates for the United States

Source: U. S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates for July 1, 1996


Last month, Trends brought you projected population growth for Wyoming's counties. This month, we present 1996 population estimates for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the United States as a whole. You can find this information (and much more!) at the Census Bureau's web site.


Table: 1996 Population Estimates for the United States

STATE 07/01/96 POPULATION ESTIMATE RANK BY 1996 POPULATION 1995-96 CHANGE IN POPULATION (PERCENT)
Nevada 1,603,163 38 4.5%
Arizona 4,428,068 21 2.9%
Utah 2,000,494 34 2.2%
Georgia 7,353,225 10 2.0%
Colorado 3,822,676 25 2.0%
Idaho 1,189,251 40 2.0%
Oregon 3,203,735 29 1.7%
Texas 19,128,261 2 1.7%
North Carolina 7,322,870 11 1.7%
Washington 5,532,939 15 1.6%
Florida 14,399,985 4 1.5%
New Mexico 1,713,407 36 1.4%
Tennessee 5,319,654 17 1.4%
New Hampshire 1,162,481 42 1.2%
Delaware 724,842 46 1.1%
Montana 879,372 44 1.0%
Arkansas 2,509,793 33 1.0%
California 31,878,234 1 1.0%
Minnesota 4,657,758 20 0.9%
Virginia 6,675,451 12 0.9%
South Carolina 3,698,746 26 0.9%
Oklahoma 3,300,902 27 0.8%
Nebraska 1,652,093 37 0.8%
Indiana 5,840,528 14 0.8%
Alaska 607,007 48 0.7%
Missouri 5,358,692 16 0.7%
Mississippi 2,716,115 31 0.7%
Wisconsin 5,159,795 18 0.7%
Kentucky 3,883,723 24 0.7%
Vermont 588,654 49 0.7%
Maryland 5,071,604 19 0.6%
Alabama 4,273,084 23 0.6%
Michigan 9,594,350 8 0.6%
New Jersey 7,987,933 9 0.5%
Illinois 11,846,544 6 0.5%
Wyoming 481,400 51 0.5%
South Dakota 732,405 45 0.4%
Hawaii 1,183,723 41 0.4%
Maine 1,243,316 39 0.4%
Massachusetts 6,092,352 13 0.4%
Ohio 11,172,782 7 0.3%
Kansas 2,572,150 32 0.3%
North Dakota 643,539 47 0.3%
Iowa 2,851,792 30 0.3%
Louisiana 4,350,579 22 0.3%
Connecticut 3,274,238 28 0.1%
West Virginia 1,825,754 35 0.0%
New York 18,184,774 3 -0.0%
Pennsylvania 12,056,112 5 -0.0%
Rhode Island 990,225 43 -0.1%
District of Columbia 543,213 50 -2.0%
United States 265,283,783 NA 0.9%



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