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States With Larger Populations Than Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County would rank eleventh in population among the 50 U.S. states, following only the states of California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, North Carolina, and Michigan. Geographically, it is larger (land area: 4,058 square miles) than the states of Rhode Island (land area: 1,212 square miles; pop: 1.1 million) and Delaware (2,489 square miles; pop: 1 million). Economically, Los Angeles County has a larger economic Gross Domestic Product (GDP) than all but five U.S. states (California, Texas, New York, Florida, and Illinois).

Los Angeles County's Population Ranked Among 20 Most Populous U.S. States

State Population (2020 Census)
California 39,538,223*
Texas 29,145,505
Florida 21,538,187
New York 20,201,249
Pennsylvania 13,002,700
Illinois 12,812,508
Ohio 11,799,448
Georgia 10,711,908
North Carolina 10,439,388
Michigan 10,077,331
New Jersey 9,288,994
Virginia 8,631,393
Washington 7,705,281
Arizona 7,151,502
Massachusetts 7,029,917
Tennessee 6,910,840
Indiana 6,785,528
Maryland 6,177,224
Missouri 6,154,913
Wisconsin 5,893,718

* Includes the population of Los Angeles County

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Los Angeles County as a State