United States - Female Population Percentage by State

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Resident population: total females, percent, 2010 - (Percent)
State Value
Alabama 51.5
Alaska 48.0
Arizona 50.3
Arkansas 50.9
California 50.3
Colorado 49.9
Connecticut 51.3
Delaware 51.6
District of Columbia 52.8
Florida 51.1
Georgia 51.2
Hawaii 49.9
Idaho 49.9
Illinois 51.0
Indiana 50.8
Iowa 50.5
Kansas 50.4
Kentucky 50.8
Louisiana 51.0
Maine 51.1
Maryland 51.6
Massachusetts 51.6
Michigan 50.9
Minnesota 50.4
Mississippi 51.4
Missouri 51.0
Montana 49.8
Nebraska 50.4
Nevada 49.5
New Hampshire 50.7
New Jersey 51.3
New Mexico 50.6
New York 51.6
North Carolina 51.3
North Dakota 49.5
Ohio 51.2
Oklahoma 50.5
Oregon 50.5
Pennsylvania 51.3
Rhode Island 51.7
South Carolina 51.4
South Dakota 50.0
Tennessee 51.3
Texas 50.4
Utah 49.8
Vermont 50.7
Virginia 50.9
Washington 50.2
West Virginia 50.7
Wisconsin 50.4
Wyoming 49.0

Value for the US (Percent): 50.8%

Data item: Resident population: total females, percent, 2010

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census of Population, Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics. Updated every 10 years. http://factfinder2.census.gov.

Definition:

Sex classification is based on self-classification by gender, either male or female.

The number of females is expressed as a percent of the total population.

Scope and Methodology:

These data were derived from answers to a question that was asked of all people in Census 2010.