List of U.S. states and territories by area

This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area. The water area numbers include inland waters, coastal waters, the Great Lakes, and territorial waters. Glaciers and intermittent bodies of water are counted as land area.[1]

Area by state/territory

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
State/territoryRanksq mikm²Ranksq mikm²% landRanksq mikm²% water
 Alaska1665,384.04 1,723,3371570,640.95 1,477,95385.76%194,743.10 245,38414.24%
 Texas2268,596.46 695,6622261,231.71 676,58797.26%87,364.75 19,0752.74%
 California3163,696.32 423,9723155,779.22 403,46695.16%67,915.52 20,5014.84%
 Montana4147,039.71 380,8314145,545.80 376,96298.98%261,493.91 3,8691.02%
 New Mexico5121,590.30 314,9175121,298.15 314,16199.76%49292.15 7570.24%
 Arizona6113,990.30 295,2346113,594.08 294,20799.65%48396.22 1,0260.35%
 Nevada7110,571.82 286,3807109,781.18 284,33299.28%36790.65 2,0480.72%
 Colorado8104,093.67 269,6018103,641.89 268,43199.57%44451.78 1,1700.43%
 Oregon998,378.54 254,7991095,988.01 248,60897.57%202,390.53 6,1912.43%
 Wyoming1097,813.01 253,335997,093.14 251,47099.26%37719.87 1,8640.74%
 Michigan1196,713.51 250,4872256,538.90 146,43558.46%240,174.61 104,05241.54%
 Minnesota1286,935.83 225,1631479,626.74 206,23291.59%97,309.09 18,9308.41%
 Utah1384,896.88 219,8821282,169.62 212,81896.79%172,727.26 7,0643.21%
 Idaho1483,568.95 216,4431182,643.12 214,04598.89%33925.83 2,3981.11%
 Kansas1582,278.36 213,1001381,758.72 211,75499.37%42519.64 1,3460.63%
 Nebraska1677,347.81 200,3301576,824.17 198,97499.32%41523.64 1,3560.68%
 South Dakota1777,115.68 199,7291675,811.00 196,35098.31%291,304.68 3,3791.69%
 Washington1871,297.95 184,6612066,455.52 172,11993.21%114,842.43 12,5426.79%
  North Dakota1970,698.32 183,1081769,000.80 178,71197.60%241,697.52 4,3972.40%
 Oklahoma2069,898.87 181,0371968,594.92 177,66098.13%301,303.95 3,3771.87%
 Missouri2169,706.99 180,5401868,741.52 178,04098.61%32965.47 2,5011.39%
 Florida2265,757.70 170,3122653,624.76 138,88781.55%312,132.94 31,42418.45%
 Wisconsin2365,496.38 169,6352554,157.80 140,26882.69%411,338.57 29,36717.31%
 Georgia2459,425.15 153,9102157,513.49 148,95996.78%221,911.66 4,9513.22%
 Illinois2557,913.55 149,9952455,518.93 143,79395.87%192,394.62 6,2024.13%
 Iowa2656,272.81 145,7462355,857.13 144,66999.26%45415.68 1,0770.74%
 New York2754,554.98 141,2973047,126.40 122,05786.38%77,428.58 19,24013.62%
 North Carolina2853,819.16 139,3912948,617.91 125,92090.34%105,201.25 13,4719.66%
 Arkansas2953,178.55 137,7322752,035.48 134,77197.85%311,143.07 2,9612.15%
 Alabama3052,420.07 135,7672850,645.33 131,17196.61%231,774.74 4,5973.39%
 Louisiana3152,378.13 135,6593343,203.90 111,89882.48%59,174.23 23,76117.52%
 Mississippi3248,431.78 125,4383146,923.27 121,53196.89%251,508.51 3,9073.11%
 Pennsylvania3346,054.35 119,2803244,742.70 115,88397.15%281,311.64 3,3972.85%
 Ohio3444,825.58 116,0983540,860.69 105,82991.15%143,964.89 10,2698.85%
 Virginia3542,774.93 110,7873639,490.09 102,27992.32%153,284.84 8,5087.68%
 Tennessee3642,144.25 109,1533441,234.90 106,79897.84%35909.36 2,3552.16%
 Kentucky3740,407.80 104,6563739,486.34 102,26997.72%34921.46 2,3872.28%
 Indiana3836,419.55 94,3263835,826.11 92,78998.37%39593.44 1,5371.63%
 Maine3935,379.74 91,6333930,842.92 79,88387.18%124,536.82 11,75012.82%
 South Carolina4032,020.49 82,9334030,060.70 77,85793.88%211,959.79 5,0766.12%
 West Virginia4124,230.04 62,7564124,038.21 62,25999.21%50191.83 4970.79%
 Maryland4212,405.93 32,131429,707.24 25,14278.25%182,698.69 6,99021.75%
 Hawaii4310,931.72 28,313476,422.63 16,63558.75%134,509.09 11,67841.25%
 Massachusetts4410,554.39 27,336457,800.06 20,20273.90%162,754.33 7,13426.10%
 Vermont459,616.36 24,906439,216.66 23,87195.84%46399.71 1,0354.16%
 New Hampshire469,349.16 24,214448,952.65 23,18795.76%47396.51 1,0274.24%
 New Jersey478,722.58 22,591467,354.22 19,04784.31%271,368.36 3,54415.69%
 Connecticut485,543.41 14,357484,842.36 12,54287.35%38701.06 1,81612.65%
 Delaware492,488.72 6,446491,948.54 5,04778.29%40540.18 1,39921.71%
 Rhode Island501,544.89 4,001501,033.81 2,67866.92%43511.07 1,32433.08%
 District of Columbia68.34 17761.05 15889.33%7.29 1910.67%
 Puerto Rico5,324.84 13,7913,423.78 8,86864.30%1,901.07 4,92435.70%
 Northern Mariana Islands1,975.57 5,117182.33 4729.23%1,793.24 4,64490.77%
 United States Virgin Islands732.93 1,898134.32 34818.33%598.61 1,55081.67%
 American Samoa581.05 1,50576.46 19813.16%504.60 1,30786.84%
 Guam570.62 1,478209.80 54336.77%360.82 93563.23%
Minor Outlying Islands[3][lower-alpha 1]16.00 4116.00 41
Contiguous United StatesTotal3,120,426.47 8,081,8672,954,841.42 7,653,00494.69%165,584.6 428,8625.31%
50 states and D.C.Total3,796,742.23 9,833,5173,531,905.43 9,147,59393.02%264,836.79 685,9246.98%
All U.S. territoryTotal3,805,943.26 9,857,3483,535,948.12 9,158,06492.91%269,995.13 699,2847.09%

Area by division

All divisions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
Division Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km² % land Rank sq mi km² % water
East North Central 5301,368.57 780,5416242,902.44 629,114258,466.13 151,427
East South Central 7183,403.89 475,0147178,289.83 461,76995,114.60 13,247
Middle Atlantic 8109,331.89 283,168899,223.32 256,987610,108.57 26,181
Mountain 2863,564.63 2,236,6222855,766.98 2,216,42687,797.65 20,196
New England 971,987.96 186,448962,668.46 162,31179,299.50 24,086
Pacific 11,009,687.00 2,615,0771895,286.33 2,318,7811114,400.67 296,296
South Atlantic 6292,990.46 758,8425265,061.97 686,507327,928.49 72,334
West North Central 3520,355.80 1,347,7153507,620.08 1,314,730512,735.72 32,985
West South Central 4444,052.01 1,150,0894425,066.01 1,100,916418,986.00 49,174

Area by region

All regions presented below are as configured by the United States Census Bureau.

Total area[2]Land area[2]Water[2]
Region Rank sq mi km² Rank sq mi km² % land Rank sq mi km² % water
Midwest 3821,724.38 2,128,2563750,522.52 1,943,844271,201.86 184,412
Northeast 4181,319.85 469,6164161,911.78 419,350419,408.07 50,267
South 2920,446.37 2,383,9452868,417.82 2,249,192352,028.55 134,753
West 11,873,251.63 4,851,69911,751,053.31 4,535,2071122,198.32 316,492

See also

Notes

  1. Areas were not published in the 2010 census, unlike previous years, as the U.S. Census Bureau no longer collects data on the Minor Outlying Islands.[2]

References

  1. "Census 2000 Geographic Terms and Concepts", Census 2000 Geography Glossary, U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2007-07-10.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 "United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. September 2012. pp. V2, 1 & 41 (Tables 1 & 18). Retrieved February 7, 2014.
  3. "United States Summary: 2010, Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2000 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. April 2004. p. 1 (Table 1). Retrieved February 10, 2014.
  4. "World Factbook Country Comparison: Area", CIA World Factbook, CIA. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
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