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USA States and Demonyms

demonym (noun): a word for the natives or inhabitants of a country, state, city etc.

Below are listed in alphabetical order the 50 states of America and the word or demonym for an inhabitant of each state. Notice that the name of the state and the name of the inhabitant is always capitalized. Here are some example sentences showing the use of these demonyms.

Alabama: Alabamian
Alaska: Alaskan
Arizona: Arizonan
Arkansas: Arkansan
California: Californian
Colorado: Coloradan
Connecticut: Connecticuter
Delaware: Delawarean
Florida: Floridian
Georgia: Georgian
Hawaii: Hawaii resident*, Hawaiian
Idaho: Idahoan
Illinois: Illinoisan
Indiana: Hoosier*, Indianian
Iowa: Iowan
Kansas: Kansan
Kentucky: Kentuckian
Louisiana: Louisianian
Maine: Mainer
Maryland: Marylander
Massachusetts: Massachusettsan
Michigan: Michigander, Michiganian
Minnesota: Minnesotan
Mississippi: Mississippian
Missouri: Missourian
Montana: Montanan
Nebraska: Nebraskan
Nevada: Nevadan
New Hampshire: New Hampshirite
New Jersey: New Jerseyan
New Mexico: New Mexican
New York: New Yorker
North Carolina: North Carolinian
North Dakota: North Dakotan
Ohio: Ohioan
Oklahoma: Oklahoman
Oregon: Oregonian
Pennsylvania: Pennsylvanian
Rhode Island: Rhode Islander
South Carolina: South Carolinian
South Dakota: South Dakotan
Tennessee: Tennessean
Texas: Texan
Utah: Utahn
Vermont: Vermonter
Virginia: Virginian
Washington: Washingtonian
West Virginia: West Virginian
Wisconsin: Wisconsinite
Wyoming: Wyomingite

*preferred by US Government Publishing Office Style Manual