South Atlantic United States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions within the United States that are recognized by the United States Census Bureau.
The South Atlantic States, U.S. Census Bureau Region 3, Division 5, consisting of the states of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, and the District of Columbia.
This division includes eight states and one district;
Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.. Together with the [1 ] East South Central States ( Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee) and the West South Central States ( Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas), the South Atlantic States constitute the United States Census Bureau's broader Census Bureau Region of the South (the other three regions being the Northeast, Midwest, and West, all of which have two divisions). Demographics [edit ]
As of 2010, the South Atlantic States had a combined population of 61,774,970. The South Atlantic States region covers 292,589 square miles.
States and Federal Districts in the South Atlantic States Region State 2010 Census Land Area Delaware 917,072 1,982 Florida 19,552,860 65,755 Georgia 9,992,167 59,425 Maryland 5,928,814 12,407 North Carolina 9,848,060 53,819 South Carolina 4,774,839 32,020 Virginia 8,260,405 42,774 West Virginia 1,854,304 24,230 Washington, D.C. 646,449 177
Top Ten Largest Cities by Population in the South Atlantic States Region City 2010 Pop. 1 Jacksonville, Florida 842,583 2 Charlotte, North Carolina 792,862 3 Washington, D.C. 646,449 4 Baltimore, Maryland 622,104 5 Virginia Beach, Virginia 448,479 6 Atlanta, Georgia 447,841 7 Raleigh, North Carolina 431,746 8 Miami, Florida 417,650 9 Tampa, Florida 352,957 10 Orlando, Florida 255,483 Politics in the Lower South Atlantic States [edit ] Bold denotes election winner. Note: Election results for the Upper South Atlantic States (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington, D.C.) are included in the table of the Mid-Atlantic states article. References [edit ] Coordinates: 35°N 80°W / 35°N 80°W