Population density in the U.S. by federal states including the District of Columbia in 2017

Population density in the U.S., by state 2017 This graph shows the population density in the federal states of the U.S. including the District of Columbia in 2017. In 2017, the population density of New Jersey was 1,225 residents per square mile of land area.
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Number of residents per square mile
District of Columbia11,377
New Jersey 1,225
Rhode Island 1,025
Massachusetts 879
Connecticut 741
Maryland 624
Delaware 494
New York 421
Florida 391
Pennsylvania 286
Ohio 285
California 254
Illinois 231
Hawaii 222
Virginia 214
North Carolina 211
Indiana 186
Georgia 181
Michigan 176
South Carolina 167
Tennessee 163
New Hampshire 150
Kentucky 113
Washington 111
Louisiana 108
Texas 108
Wisconsin 107
Alabama 96
Missouri 89
West Virginia 76
United States 76
Minnesota 70
Vermont 68
Mississippi 64
Arizona 62
Arkansas 58
Oklahoma 57
Iowa 56
Colorado 54
Maine 43
Oregon 43
Utah 38
Kansas 36
Nevada 27
Nebraska 25
Idaho 21
New Mexico 17
North Dakota 11
South Dakota 11
Montana 7
Wyoming 6
Alaska 1
Number of residents per square mile
District of Columbia11,377
New Jersey 1,225
Rhode Island 1,025
Massachusetts 879
Connecticut 741
Maryland 624
Delaware 494
New York 421
Florida 391
Pennsylvania 286
Ohio 285
California 254
Illinois 231
Hawaii 222
Virginia 214
North Carolina 211
Indiana 186
Georgia 181
Michigan 176
South Carolina 167
Tennessee 163
New Hampshire 150
Kentucky 113
Washington 111
Louisiana 108
Texas 108
Wisconsin 107
Alabama 96
Missouri 89
West Virginia 76
United States 76
Minnesota 70
Vermont 68
Mississippi 64
Arizona 62
Arkansas 58
Oklahoma 57
Iowa 56
Colorado 54
Maine 43
Oregon 43
Utah 38
Kansas 36
Nevada 27
Nebraska 25
Idaho 21
New Mexico 17
North Dakota 11
South Dakota 11
Montana 7
Wyoming 6
Alaska 1
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This graph shows the population density in the federal states of the U.S. including the District of Columbia in 2017. In 2017, the population density of New Jersey was 1,225 residents per square mile of land area.
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Release date
December 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
Data has been calculated by dividing the population estimates by total land area in square miles as published by the Census Bureau as part of the Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2012. The data can be accessed here.

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