Least Populated States in the U.S.
America’s big cities tend to steal the spotlight, but much of the nation consists of wide-open spaces: national parks, plains, deserts that stretch for hundreds of miles, and places where you might not see another person all day. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau as of July 2021, America's population is 331.89 million people. However, population distribution varies greatly among the states. For every California, New York, and Florida, there are several states with relatively sparse populations. Read on to discover the 10 least populated states in the U.S.