List of Mexican states by population density

Summary

This is a list of Mexican states by population density, based on data from the 2020 National Census.[1][2] Population density is calculated as the ratio of resident population divided by total land area.

Mexican states by population density, 2012.
Rank State Population (2020) Area (km2) Area (sq mi) Density
1  Ciudad de México 9,209,944 1,494.3 577.0 6,163.4/km2 (15,963.1/sq mi)
2  México 16,992,418 22,351.8 8,630.1 760.2/km2 (1,969.0/sq mi)
3  Morelos 1,971,520 4,878.9 1,883.8 404.1/km2 (1,046.6/sq mi)
4  Tlaxcala 1,342,977 3,996.6 1,543.1 336.0/km2 (870.3/sq mi)
5  Aguascalientes 1,425,607 5,615.7 2,168.2 253.9/km2 (657.5/sq mi)
6  Querétaro 2,368,467 11,690.6 4,513.8 202.6/km2 (524.7/sq mi)
7  Guanajuato 6,166,934 30,606.7 11,817.3 201.5/km2 (521.9/sq mi)
8  Puebla 6,583,278 34,309.6 13,247.0 191.9/km2 (497.0/sq mi)
9  Hidalgo 3,082,841 20,821.4 8,039.2 148.1/km2 (383.5/sq mi)
10  Colima 731,391 5,626.9 2,172.6 130.0/km2 (336.6/sq mi)
11  Veracruz 8,062,579 71,823.5 27,731.2 112.3/km2 (290.7/sq mi)
12  Jalisco 8,348,151 78,595.9 30,346.0 106.2/km2 (275.1/sq mi)
13  Tabasco 2,402,598 24,730.9 9,548.7 97.1/km2 (251.6/sq mi)
14  Nuevo León 5,784,442 64,156.2 24,770.8 90.2/km2 (233.5/sq mi)
15  Michoacán 4,748,846 58,598.7 22,625.1 81.0/km2 (209.9/sq mi)
16  Chiapas 5,543,828 73,311.0 28,305.5 75.6/km2 (195.9/sq mi)
17  Yucatán 2,320,898 39,524.4 15,260.5 58.7/km2 (152.1/sq mi)
18  Guerrero 3,540,685 63,595.9 24,554.5 55.7/km2 (144.2/sq mi)
19  Sinaloa 3,026,943 57,365.4 22,148.9 52.8/km2 (136.7/sq mi)
20  Baja California 3,769,020 71,450.0 27,587.0 52.8/km2 (136.6/sq mi)
21  San Luis Potosí 2,822,255 61,138.0 23,605.5 46.2/km2 (119.6/sq mi)
22  Nayarit 1,235,456 27,856.5 10,755.5 44.4/km2 (114.9/sq mi)
23  Oaxaca 4,132,148 93,757.6 36,200.0 44.1/km2 (114.1/sq mi)
24  Tamaulipas 3,527,735 80,249.3 30,984.4 44.0/km2 (113.9/sq mi)
25  Quintana Roo 1,857,985 44,705.2 17,260.8 41.6/km2 (107.6/sq mi)
26  Zacatecas 1,622,138 75,275.3 29,064.0 21.5/km2 (55.8/sq mi)
27  Coahuila 3,146,771 151,594.8 58,531.1 20.8/km2 (53.8/sq mi)
28  Sonora 2,944,840 179,354.7 69,249.2 16.4/km2 (42.5/sq mi)
29  Campeche 928,363 57,484.9 22,195.0 16.1/km2 (41.8/sq mi)
30  Chihuahua 3,741,869 247,412.6 95,526.5 15.1/km2 (39.2/sq mi)
31  Durango 1,832,650 123,364.0 47,631.1 14.9/km2 (38.5/sq mi)
32  Baja California Sur 798,447 73,909.4 28,536.6 10.8/km2 (28.0/sq mi)
Total 126,014,024 1,960,646.7 757,009.9 64.3/km2 (166.5/sq mi)

References

  1. ^ "Censo de Población y Vivienda 2020 - SCITEL" (in Spanish). Retrieved 2021-01-26.
  2. ^ "México en cifras - Medio Ambiente - Superficie continental" (in Spanish). INEGI. Retrieved February 12, 2021.