About The United States Of America

As a country, the United States is a massive existence. Not only is it comparable in size to the entire continent of Europe, but it ranks third in the world in terms of population. The United States is composed of 50 states (48 contiguous states as well as Alaska and Hawaii) and a number of territories, some of which are self-governing. The United States has for many years held the position of the world's largest economy, but the things it ranks number one in worldwide also includes medical research, media, movie production, and Olympic medals

United States trivia.

What is the Least Densely Populated State?

Alaska is the least densely populated state in the United States, with only 1.3 people per square mile. Wyoming is the second least densely populated state with six people per every square mile.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What is the Least Populated State?

According to national census figures, Wyoming is the least populous state in the country with an estimated 578,759 residents spread out over the 10th largest state at 97,818 mi²

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What is the Most Densely Populated State in the US?

New Jersey is the most densely populated state with 1,210 people per square mile.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What is the Most Populated State?

California is the most populated state in the US with a total population of 39,512,223. The state also happens to be one of the fastest growing in the country. California is the third largest state by land area.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What was the Largest at the Beginning of the 20th Century?

New York state was the most populated state in 1900 and it remained that way up until 1964 when California became the most populated state.

The 50 US States Ranked By Population

What are the Largest Ethnic Groups in the United States?

Some of the most common ethnicities in the United States include German, African American, Mexican, Irish, and English.

Largest Ethnic Groups And Nationalities In The United States

What are the Demographics of the Jail Population in the United States?

White, Asian, and female Americans are far less likely to end up behind bars than men, Latinos, and African Americans.

US Prison Population By Race

What State is Washington, D.C. In?

Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States. It is not located in any state and is instead a territory of its own.

Which State is Washington, D.C. In?