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2007 Ranking Of The Fastest-Growing States

Here is the Census Bureau's estimates of the population of each state on July 1, 2007.

The states are listed in order of rate of population increase from 2006 to 2007.

State           

July 2007

July 2006

%Change

Nevada         

2,565,382

2,492,427

2.9

Arizona          

6,338,755

6,165,689

2.8

Utah                 

2,645,330

2,579,535

2.6

Idaho               

1,499,402

1,463,878

2.4

Georgia                

9,544,750

9,342,080

2.2

N. Carolina          

9,061,032

8,869,442

2.2

Texas              

23,904,380

23,407,629

2.1

Colorado        

4,861,515

4,766,248

2.0

Wyoming          

522,830

512,757

2.0

South Carolina   

4,407,709

4,330,108

1.8

Oregon             

3,747,455

3,691,084

1.5

Washington      

6,468,424

6,374,910

1.5

New Mexico     

1,969,915

1,942,302

1.4

Delaware           

864,764

852,747

1.4

Tennessee       

6,156,719

6,074,913

1.3

Louisiana         

4,293,204

4,243,288

1.2

Montana         

957,861

946,795

1.2

Oklahoma       

3,617,316

3,577,536

1.1

Florida              

18,251,243

18,057,508

1.1

South Dakota   

796,214

788,467

1.0

Virginia             

7,712,091

7,640,249

0.9

Arkansas        

2,834,797

2,809,111

0.9

Alaska          

683,478

677,450

0.9

Kentucky      

4,241,474

4,204,444

0.9

California         

36,553,215

36,249,872

0.8

Minnesota        

5,197,621

5,154,586

0.8

Alabama          

4,627,851

4,590,240

0.8

Kansas                  

2,755,817

2,775,997

0.7

Missouri           

5,878,415

5,837,639

0.7

Mississippi       

2,918,785

2,899,112

0.7

Indiana             

6,345,289

6,302,646

0.7

Nebraska         

1,774,571

1,763,765

0.6

Illinois               

12,852,548

12,777,042

0.6

Iowa                

2,988,046

2,972,566

0.5

Wisconsin        

5,601,640

5,572,660

0.5

Washington D.C.

588,292

585,459

0.5

Hawaii                  

1,283,388

1,278,635

0.4

N. Dakota            

639,715

637,460

0.4

N. Hampshire 

1,315,828

1,311,821

0.3

Maryland                

5,618,344

5,602,017

0.3

Pennsylvania     

12,432,792

12,402,817

0.2

Massachusetts   

6,449,755

6,434,389

0.2

New Jersey        

8,685,920

8,666,075

0.2

Connecticut       

3,502,309

3,495,753

0.2

West Virginia     

1,812,035

1,808,699

0.2

Maine                

1,317,207

1,314,910

0.2

New York        

19,297,729

19,281,988

0.1

Vermont           

621,254

620,778

0.1

Ohio            

11,466,917

11,463,513

.02

Michigan        

10,071,822

10,102,322

-0.3

Rhode Island    

1,057,832

1,061,641

-0.4

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