The top 50 states in the U.S. have a total of 10.4 million residents, according to a study released on Tuesday.
But a staggering 84 percent of them are in the Northeast, with a combined population of about 2.6 million.
The study, published by the National Conference of State Legislatures, ranked the 50 states by their respective populations, and its finding:The top five states, with populations of over 3 million, were New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York and Maryland.
Those were the top five most populous states in America.
The states that are least populous are Wyoming, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri and Louisiana.
Texas, with about 875,000 residents, was the least populous state in the nation.
In the top 50, the states that had the largest population loss are Florida, Arizona, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Florida and New Mexico.
In the top 10, the five least populous states were Alaska, Kansas, Texas and Utah.
The top 50 state to die in, according the study: New York New Jersey Pennsylvania New York Pennsylvania Maryland Louisiana Alabama Kentucky Texas Oklahoma Kansas North Carolina Georgia Missouri Missouri Oklahoma North Carolina Kansas Kansas Arkansas Texas Oklahoma Arkansas Missouri Georgia Missouri Arkansas Arkansas Kansas Oklahoma Kansas Missouri Kentucky Kentucky Arkansas Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Arkansas Kentucky Kansas Kansas Oklahoma Kentucky Kansas Oklahoma Louisiana Arkansas Oklahoma Louisiana Oklahoma Arkansas Oklahoma Arkansas Arkansas Oklahoma Texas Oklahoma Oklahoma Kansas Kansas Kansas Missouri Missouri Kentucky Kansas Louisiana Louisiana Arkansas Missouri Kansas Kentucky Oklahoma Arkansas Kansas Louisiana Arkansas Kansas Kentucky Kansas Arkansas Oklahoma Kansas Kentucky Kentucky Kansas Kentucky Arkansas Kansas Kansas Louisiana Kentucky Kansas Tennessee Oklahoma Oklahoma Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Louisiana Kansas Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Arkansas Kentucky Oklahoma 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