United States Facts

The states are listed in the order they were admitted to the Union.
Population figures are based on the U.S. Bureau of the Census for 2010. House of Representatives figures are from the Clerk of the House of Representatives. The images are each of the 50 state flags.

Flag of Delaware

1. Delaware

Year Admitted: 1787

Population: 897,934

Land area: 1,949 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Dover

Flag of Pennsylvania

2. Pennsylvania

Year Admitted: 1787

Population: 12,702,379

Land area: 44,743 sq. mi.

Representatives: 19

Capital: Harrisburg

Flag of New Jersey

3. New Jersey

Year Admitted: 1787

Population: 8,791,894

Land area: 7,354 sq. mi.

Representatives: 13

Capital: Trenton

Flag of Georgia

4. Georgia

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 9,687,653

Land area: 57,513 sq. mi.

Representatives: 13

Capital: Atlanta

Flag of Connecticut

5. Connecticut

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 3,574,097

Land area: 4,842 sq. mi.

Representatives: 5

Capital: Hartford

Flag of Massachusetts

6. Massachusetts

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 6,547,629

Land area: 7,800 sq. mi.

Representatives: 10

Capital: Boston

Flag of Maryland

7. Maryland

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 5,773,552

Land area: 9,707 sq. mi.

Representatives: 8

Capital: Annapolis

Flag of South Carolina

8. South Carolina

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 4,625,364

Land area: 30,061 sq. mi.

Representatives: 6

Capital: Columbia

Flag of New Hampshire

9. New Hampshire

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 1,316,470

Land area: 8,953 sq. mi.

Representatives: 2

Capital: Concord

Flag of Virginia

10. Virginia

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 8,001,024

Land area: 39,490 sq. mi.

Representatives: 11

Capital: Richmond

Flag of New York

11. New York

Year Admitted: 1788

Population: 19,378,102

Land area: 47,126 sq. mi.

Representatives: 29

Capital: Albany

Flag of North Carolina

12. N. Carolina

Year Admitted: 1789

Population: 9,535,483

Land area: 48,618 sq. mi.

Representatives: 13

Capital: Raleigh

Flag of Rhode Island

13. Rhode Island

Year Admitted: 1790

Population: 1,052,567

Land area: 1,034 sq. mi.

Representatives: 2

Capital: Providence

Flag of Vermont

14. Vermont

Year Admitted: 1791

Population: 625,741

Land area: 9,217 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Montpelier

Flag of Kentucky

15. Kentucky

Year Admitted: 1792

Population: 4,339,367

Land area: 39,486 sq. mi.

Representatives: 6

Capital: Frankfort

Flag of Tennessee

16. Tennessee

Year Admitted: 1796

Population: 6,346,105

Land area: 41,235 sq. mi.

Representatives: 9

Capital: Nashville

Flag of Ohio

17. Ohio

Year Admitted: 1803

Population: 11,536,504

Land area: 40,861 sq. mi.

Representatives: 18

Capital: Columbus

Flag of Louisiana

18. Louisiana

Year Admitted: 1812

Population: 4,533,372

Land area: 43,204 sq. mi.

Representatives: 7

Capital: Baton Rouge

Flag of Indiana

19. Indiana

Year Admitted: 1816

Population: 6,483,802

Land area: 35,826 sq. mi.

Representatives: 9

Capital: Indianapolis

Flag of Mississippi

20. Mississippi

Year Admitted: 1817

Population: 2,967,297

Land area: 46,923 sq. mi.

Representatives: 4

Capital: Jackson

Flag of Illinois

21. Illinois

Year Admitted: 1818

Population: 12,830,632

Land area: 55,519 sq. mi.

Representatives: 19

Capital: Springfield

Flag of Alabama

22. Alabama

Year Admitted: 1819

Population: 4,779,736

Land area: 50,645 sq. mi.

Representatives: 7

Capital: Montgomery

Flag of Maine

23. Maine

Year Admitted: 1820

Population: 1,328,361

Land area: 30,843 sq. mi.

Representatives: 2

Capital: Augusta

Flag of Missouri

24. Missouri

Year Admitted: 1821

Population: 5,988,927

Land area: 68,742 sq. mi.

Representatives: 9

Capital: Jefferson City

Flag of Arkansas

25. Arkansas

Year Admitted: 1836

Population: 2,915,918

Land area: 52,035 sq. mi.

Representatives: 4

Capital: Little Rock

Flag of Michigan

26. Michigan

Year Admitted: 1837

Population: 9,883,640

Land area: 56,539 sq. mi.

Representatives: 15

Capital: Lansing

Flag of Florida

27. Florida

Year Admitted: 1845

Population: 18,801,310

Land area: 53,625 sq. mi.

Representatives: 25

Capital: Tallahassee

Flag of Texas

28. Texas

Year Admitted: 1845

Population: 25,145,561

Land area: 261,232 sq. mi.

Representatives: 32

Capital: Austin

Flag of Iowa

29. Iowa

Year Admitted: 1846

Population: 3,046,355

Land area: 55,857 sq. mi.

Representatives: 5

Capital: Des Moines

Flag of Wisconsin

30. Wisconsin

Year Admitted: 1848

Population: 5,686,986

Land area: 54,158 sq. mi.

Representatives: 8

Capital: Madison

Flag of California

31. California

Year Admitted: 1850

Population: 37,253,956

Land area: 155,779 sq. mi.

Representatives: 53

Capital: Sacramento

Flag of Minnesota

32. Minnesota

Year Admitted: 1858

Population: 5,303,925

Land area: 79,627 sq. mi.

Representatives: 8

Capital: Saint Paul

Flag of Oregon

33. Oregon

Year Admitted: 1859

Population: 3,831,074

Land area: 95,988 sq. mi.

Representatives: 5

Capital: Salem

Flag of Kansas

34. Kansas

Year Admitted: 1861

Population: 2,853,118

Land area: 81,759 sq. mi.

Representatives: 4

Capital: Topeka

Flag of West Virginia

35. W. Virginia

Year Admitted: 1863

Population: 1,852,994

Land area: 24,038 sq. mi.

Representatives: 3

Capital: Charleston

Flag of Nevada

36. Nevada

Year Admitted: 1864

Population: 2,700,551

Land area: 109,781 sq. mi.

Representatives: 3

Capital: Carson City

Flag of Nebraska

37. Nebraska

Year Admitted: 1867

Population: 1,826,341

Land area: 76,824 sq. mi.

Representatives: 3

Capital: Lincoln

Flag of Colorado

38. Colorado

Year Admitted: 1876

Population: 5,029,196

Land area: 103,642 sq. mi.

Representatives: 7

Capital: Denver

Flag of North Dakota

39. N. Dakota

Year Admitted: 1889

Population: 672,591

Land area: 69,001 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Bismarck

Flag of South Dakota

40. S. Dakota

Year Admitted: 1889

Population: 814,180

Land area: 75,811 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Pierre

Flag of Montana

41. Montana

Year Admitted: 1889

Population: 989,415

Land area: 145,546 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Helena

Flag of Washington

42. Washington

Year Admitted: 1889

Population: 6,724,540

Land area: 66,456 sq. mi.

Representatives: 9

Capital: Olympia

Flag of Idaho

43. Idaho

Year Admitted: 1890

Population: 1,567,582

Land area: 82,643 sq. mi.

Representatives: 2

Capital: Boise

Flag of Wyoming

44. Wyoming

Year Admitted: 1890

Population: 563,626

Land area: 97,093 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Cheyenne

Flag of Utah

45. Utah

Year Admitted: 1896

Population: 2,763,885

Land area: 82,170 sq. mi.

Representatives: 3

Capital: Salt Lake City

Flag of Oklahoma

46. Oklahoma

Year Admitted: 1907

Population: 3,751,351

Land area: 68,595 sq. mi.

Representatives: 5

Capital: Oklahoma City

Flag of New Mexico

47. New Mexico

Year Admitted: 1912

Population: 2,059,179

Land area: 121,298 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Santa Fe

Flag of Arizona

48. Arizona

Year Admitted: 1912

Population: 6,392,017

Land area: 113,594 sq. mi.

Representatives: 8

Capital: Phoenix

Flag of Alaska

49. Alaska

Year Admitted: 1959

Population: 710,231

Land area: 570,641 sq. mi.

Representatives: 1

Capital: Juneau

Flag of Hawaii

50. Hawaii

Year Admitted: 1959

Population: 360,301

Land area: 6,422 sq. mi.

Representatives: 2

Capital: Honolulu

Flag of the District of Columbia

Washington D.C.

the nation’s capital

Population: 601,723

Land area: 61 sq. mi.

 

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