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Los Angeles County Population
vs. State Populations

States With Larger Populations Than Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County would rank tenth in population among the 50 U.S. states, following only the states of California, Texas, Florida, New York, Illinois, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Georgia, and North Carolina. Geographically, it is even 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: 967,171). Economically, Los Angeles County also 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 1
California 39,283,497 2
Texas 28,260,856
Florida 20,901,636
New York 19,572,319
Pennsylvania 12,791,530
Illinois 12,770,631
Ohio 11,655,397
Georgia 10,403,847
North Carolina 10,264,876
Michigan 9,965,265
New Jersey 8,878,503
Virginia 8,454,463
Washington 7,404,107
Arizona 7,050,299
Massachusetts 6,850,553
Tennessee 6,709,356
Indiana 6,665,703
Missouri 6,104,910
Maryland 6,018,848
Wisconsin 5,790,716

1 U.S. Census American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates for 2019
2 Includes the population of Los Angeles County

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Los Angeles County as a State