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Subject: Population statistics by time zone
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: nattyboomboom-ga
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Posted: 03 Apr 2006 10:30 PDT
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Question ID: 714986
How many American people live in PST, MST, CST and EST?  Bonus points
for other countries and European time zones.

Request for Question Clarification by rainbow-ga on 03 Apr 2006 11:46 PDT
Hi nattyboomboom,

Since there seems to be no database where this information is readily
available, I am compiling the data manually. However, since some
states have two time zones, the population for these states may be
approximations. Would that be ok with you?


Clarification of Question by nattyboomboom-ga on 03 Apr 2006 12:50 PDT
That's fine with me, Rainbow.
Subject: Re: Population statistics by time zone
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 03 Apr 2006 14:27 PDT
Hi nattyboomboom,

The following is the result of my research for the population of US
states by time zones:

Central Standard Time (CST)        Population
       Alabama                      4,557,808
       Arkansas                     2,779,154
       Florida                        940,665
       Illinois                    12,763,371
       Indiana                      1,299,403
       Iowa                         2,966,334
       Kansas                       2,732,821
       Kentucky                       989,316
       Louisiana                    4,523,628
       Michigan                        82,135
       Minnesota                    5,132,799
       Mississippi                  2,921,088
       Missouri                     5,800,310
       Nebraska                     1,645,333
       North Dakota                   579,019              
       Oklahoma                     3,547,884
       South Dakota                   572,564
       Tennessee                    3,871,656
       Texas                       22,143,542  
       Wisconsin                    5,536,201

TOTAL - 85,385,031


Mountain Standard Time (MST)       Population
       Arizona                      5,939,292
       Colorado                     4,665,177
       Idaho                        1,133,936
       Kansas                          11,866
       Montana                        935,670
       Nebraska                       113,454
       New Mexico                   1,928,384
       North Dakota                    57,658
       Oregon                          31,425
       South Dakota                   203,369
       Texas                          716,426
       Utah                         2,469,585
       Wyoming                        509,294

TOTAL - 18,715,536


Pacific Standard Time (PST)        Population
       California                  36,132,147
       Idaho                          295,160
       Nevada                       2,414,807
       Oregon                       3,609,631
       Washington                   6,287,759                     

TOTAL - 48,739,504


Eastern Standard Time (EST)        Population
       Connecticut                  3,510,297
       Delaware                       843,524
       Florida                     16,849,199
       Georgia                      9,072,576
       Indiana                      4,972,570
       Kentucky                     3,184,089
       Maine                        1,321,505                   
       Maryland                     5,600,388
       Massachusetts                6,398,743
       Michigan                    10,038,725
       New Hampshire                1,309,940               
       New Jersey                   8,717,925
       New York                    19,254,630
       North Carolina               8,683,242
       Ohio                        11,464,042
       Pennsylvania                12,429,616
       Rhode Island                 1,076,189
       South Carolina               4,255,083
       Tennessee                    2,091,303
       Vermont                        623,050
       Virginia                     7,567,465
       Washington, DC                 550,521
       West Virginia                1,816,856

TOTAL - 141,631,478


Sources of Reference:

Wikipedia: List of U.S. states by time zone

Wikipedia: List of U.S. states by population

US Census Bureau QuickFacts

TimeTemperature: United States Time Zones

Search startegy:

I used the above sites to find the population of the states and their
respective time zone. When a state was divided by time zones, I
calculated the populations of the counties in the different time

I hope the information provided is helpful. If you have any questions
regarding my answer please don't hesitate to ask before rating.

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