US Population Density by States [Report 2021]

Population Density means the number of people per unit of geographic area. In the US, the District of Columbia has the most residents per square mile. Alaska only has 1.28 people per square mile, which is the lowest among all the states. 

Data of Population Density by States

Here are the US states ranked by population density:

1. New Jersey1207.83
2. Massachusetts883.68
3. Connecticut734.92
4. Maryland623.99
5. Delaware506.32
6. New York410.32
7. Florida405.45
8. Ohio286.19
9. Pennsylvania285.73
10. California252.74
11. Illinois226.73
12. Hawaii218.89
13. North Carolina218.04
14. Vermont217.52
15. Indiana188.56
16. Georgia186.26
17. Michigan176.31
18. Rhode Island173.53
19. South Dakota167.01
20. New Hampshire152.62
21. Virginia115.78
22. Kentucky113.37
23. Tennessee112.4
24. West Virginia107.7
25. Louisiana107.53
26. Alabama97.18
27. Missouri89.52
28. Washington74.25
29. Minnesota71.07
30. Utah67.63
31. Arizona65.33
32. Mississippi63.23
33. Arkansas58.25
34. Oklahoma58.03
35. Iowa56.64
36. Colorado56.04
37. Oregon44.19
38. Maine43.78
39. Texas39.54
40. Kansas35.64
41. Nevada28.59
42. Nebraska25.22
43. Idaho22.11
44. New Mexico17.36
45. South Carolina11.78
46. North Dakota11.09
47. Montana7.42
48. Wisconsin6
49. Wyoming6
50. Alaska1.28

Mainly because of good living facilities, education, health care, a better work environment, people move towards certain states, and the population density becomes high. 

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