Which U.S. state has the smallest population?
Although it is the 10th largest state by area, Wyoming has the smallest population of all 50 U.S. states. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Wyoming was 586,107 in 2015. Vermont is the second least populated state, with an estimated 626,042 residents. North Dakota and Alaska are the third and fourth least populated states, respectively. Not only is Wyoming known as the state with the smallest population but it’s also home to the smallest town in America. Welcome to Buford, Wyoming, population of 1.