There are many large states in the United States by population but none is bigger than California. California has nearly 40 million people and it’s capital is Sacramento. Texas is the second largest state population wise and has a slogan “Don’t Mess with Texas” which actually comes from an anti-littering campaign during the 1990s. New York is the 4th largest state population wise and New York City actually makes up nearly half of the entire population of the entire state of New York.
- The largest state population wise is California with almost 40 million total people. The state capital is Sacramento.
- New York is actually the 4th biggest state population wise with just under 20 million people. New York City makes up almost half of the state’s total population.
- The 10th biggest state population wise is Michigan nearing 10 million people and it also is the capital for the automotive industry.
“Below, we’ve included the largest states by population as reported by the U.S. Census Bureau.”