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Los Angeles County Population
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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

Based on U.S. Census 2022 Population Estimates*

State Population (2022 Census Estimates*)
California 39,029,342
Texas 30,029,572
Florida 22,244,823
New York 19,677,151
Pennsylvania 12,972,008
Illinois 12,582,032
Ohio 11,756,058
Georgia 10,912,876
North Carolina 10,698,973
Michigan 10,034,118
New Jersey 9,261,699
Virginia 8,683,619
Washington 7,785,786
Arizona 7,359,197
Massachusetts 6,981,974
Tennessee 7,051,339
Indiana 6,833,037
Maryland 6,164,660
Missouri 6,177,957
Wisconsin 5,892,539

* U.S. Census estimates based upon data and surveys collected by the American Community Survey over the preceding five-year period. These estimates are issued annually between full Decennial Census counts conducted each decade.

† Includes the population of Los Angeles County

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Los Angeles County as a State