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Demographic Data Report by State
Population: Sex - Female
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2017-2021 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
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Rank within US
(of 52 states)
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United States 50.5 166,518,866 N/A
Puerto Rico 52.5 1,739,413 52
District of Columbia 52.4 357,664 51
Delaware 51.4 504,673 50
Alabama 51.4 2,567,972 49
Mississippi 51.3 1,522,768 48
South Carolina 51.3 2,604,844 47
Maryland 51.3 3,153,399 46
Massachusetts 51.2 3,578,678 45
New York 51.2 10,293,034 44
Georgia 51.1 5,433,999 43
North Carolina 51.1 5,299,356 42
Rhode Island 51.1 557,666 41
Tennessee 51.0 3,497,398 40
Louisiana 51.0 2,373,744 39
Connecticut 50.9 1,836,470 38
Florida 50.8 10,850,214 37
New Jersey 50.8 4,694,713 36
Maine 50.8 688,738 35
Ohio 50.7 5,969,919 34
Pennsylvania 50.7 6,576,433 33
Missouri 50.7 3,113,793 32
Arkansas 50.7 1,522,789 31
Illinois 50.6 6,489,637 30
Virginia 50.5 4,337,198 29
Kentucky 50.5 2,270,358 28
Michigan 50.5 5,079,187 27
Indiana 50.5 3,406,980 26
Vermont 50.4 323,104 25
New Mexico 50.3 1,060,918 24
Oklahoma 50.2 1,983,209 23
West Virginia 50.2 904,326 22
Oregon 50.2 2,110,748 21
New Hampshire 50.2 688,329 20
Texas 50.1 14,464,410 19
Arizona 50.1 3,545,308 18
California 50.0 19,741,309 17
Iowa 50.0 1,589,089 16
Wisconsin 50.0 2,934,040 15
Minnesota 49.9 2,831,337 14
Kansas 49.9 1,463,947 13
Nebraska 49.8 972,617 12
Washington 49.7 3,785,400 11
Idaho 49.6 899,088 10
Hawaii 49.6 721,326 9
Nevada 49.6 1,517,449 8
Utah 49.4 1,597,527 7
Colorado 49.4 2,827,240 6
Montana 49.4 532,307 5
South Dakota 49.4 435,324 4
Wyoming 48.8 281,437 3
North Dakota 48.7 376,251 2
Alaska 47.7 351,202 1
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/17/2024 8:39 am.
Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Population: Sex - Female, see the dictionary.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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