U.S. States: Tapped at Both Ends

Can you name the U.S. states for which the combined population of all associated metropolitan areas exceeds the states' own populations by at least 1 million?

State Pop.StateMetro Pop.
12,702,88733,216,381 (+20.5M)
8,791,93627,249,151 (+18.5M)
5,687,28916,951,737 (+11.3M)
6,484,22916,866,309 (+10.4M)
5,773,78515,145,915 (+9.4M)
State Pop.StateMetro Pop.
897,9366,501,455 (+5.6M)
1,853,0117,331,272 (+5.5M)
19,378,08724,485,044 (+5.1M)
1,316,4664,953,123 (+3.6M)
8,001,04510,161,184 (+2.2M)
State Pop.StateMetro Pop.
12,831,54914,513,999 (+1.7M)
4,625,4016,228,224 (+1.6M)
6,547,8178,038,911 (+1.5M)
6,724,5437,848,621 (+1.1M)
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  • Population figures are as of 2010. The "Metro Pop." number is the sum of all Metropolitan Statistical Areas of which the state is a part, as defined by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.
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Last Updated: Feb 16, 2017
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