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Top 10 Most Dense U.S. States

Can you guess the states of the U.S.A. with the highest population density?
Based on land area, not total area
Population from the U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 estimates
Last updated: March 08, 2019
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per mi2
State
1,211
New Jersey
1,022
Rhode Island
885
Massachusetts
735
Connecticut
623
Maryland
per mi2
State
496
Delaware
415
New York
397
Florida
286
Pennsylvania
286
Ohio
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level 38
Jul 26, 2014
100% Guessed nearly the entire eastern US. Fast typer here. :)
+6
level 49
Mar 1, 2017
no one cares
+2
level 39
Apr 29, 2017
I do
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level 40
Jan 12, 2018
forgot about miami....
+1
level 18
Jul 26, 2014
Thanks you for stopping by
+1
level 65
Oct 24, 2016
Man, those are some dense motherlovers!
+4
level 77
Oct 24, 2016
As a NJ resident, I can confirm that this state has far too many people.
+5
level 33
Jan 28, 2018
As an SD resident, I do not have such problem
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level 70
Oct 25, 2016
The first 7 I got right away. Then I started with the "swing states" and the last 3 came quickly after that ☺
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level 77
Jan 25, 2017
I thought this was going to be a quiz on the stupidest states...
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level 58
Jan 25, 2017
Given who the president is, you'd have needed to guess 50 answers
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level 75
Jan 25, 2017
Not every state voted for him. Most of the people in the country didn't vote for him, either. Lowest approval ratings of any just-inaugurated president. Not to say that Americans don't have a lot to answer for right now... but I don't think the "50 answers" comment is really accurate.
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level 59
Jan 25, 2017
In every country where this opinion polling (or actual election) has been held, Clinton is more popular than Trump. The only exception is Russia.
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level 52
Jan 25, 2017
Given who both the Democrats and Republicans put up, I think all 50 is accurate.
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level 58
Jan 25, 2017
The Democrats and Republicans are private political parties. Although they are (by far) the two biggest parties, their nominees for president do not necessarily correlate to the will of the American people, particularly with regard to the Democrats. The DNC made it known from the outset that it wanted Clinton to win, and that it would do what it could to help her beat Sanders. The DNC also uses "superdelegates" to counter the popular vote so that the party can nominate who it wants. Many actual voters wanted Sanders to be the candidate, but the DNC machine aligned against him. A lot of people knew it, which is part of why there was so little enthusiasm for Clinton. And look what happened as a result.
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level 78
Jan 25, 2017
There were quite a number of Bernie supporters who voted for Trump because of this.
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level 75
Jan 25, 2017
jmellor, Trump hardly correlated with what many people wanted, either.
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level 75
Jan 25, 2017
Ohio > Hawaii?
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level 53
Jan 26, 2017
I tried Hawaii way before Ohio!!
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level 77
Aug 12, 2018
Having lived in Ohio for 8 years, I didn't guess it until there were 6 seconds left on the timer (and after I had guessed at least 10 states that didn't make the list).
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level 36
Jan 26, 2017
How is Hawaii not on here?
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level 36
Jan 26, 2017
Hawaii only has a population of roughly 1 million people
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level 24
Jan 27, 2017
that doesn't matter... It is asking for population DENSITY not population. 1 million people on a couple of tiny little islands you think would be pretty dense, no?
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level 53
Jan 28, 2017
Hawaii is ranked 13th, behind California and Illinois. For it to be on this list, Hawaii should have another city the size of Honolulu.
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level 77
Aug 12, 2018
Hawaii's not big, but--to take one example--it has more than six times the land area of Rhode Island (Source), while their populations are not that different.
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level 32
Mar 22, 2017
Gotta admit, I was really surprised to see PA, FL, and OH on this list.
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level 50
Jan 30, 2019
Got it with 2 seconds left... also surprised Hawaii wasn't here
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