U.S. States With the Most People When They Were Admitted

These are the U.S. States with the largest population when they were admitted to the union, Have Fun!
Data from wikipedia, and the population data is from the next census after they were admitted.
Population figures are for modern state boundaries.
D.C. doesn't count, and even if it did, it only had a population of 8,144 when it was incorporated.
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Data Admitted
Population
U.S. State
1907
1,657,155
Oklahoma
1788
691,937
Virginia
1959
632,772
Hawaii
1863
442,014
West Virginia
1787
434,373
Pennsylvania
1789
393,751
North Carolina
1788
378,787
Massachusetts
1861
364,399
Kansas
1912
360,350
New Mexico
1889
357,232
Washington
1889
348,600
South Dakota
1788
340,120
New York
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Level 57
Oct 14, 2020
Interesting concept for a quiz. My state is just behind Oklahoma.
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Level 50
Oct 27, 2020
Nevada's population at it's admission was...umm...well...6,857.
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Level 56
Oct 27, 2020
The population at the next census was about 40 thousand, but that is still under the 60,000 limit set when the northwest ordinance was made, so some say Nevada's statehood was not legal, but it got to 60,000 soon enough anyway, so it doesn't really matter.