Presidents By State 2019

Twenty-two states have produced the 45 presidents of the United States.

Half of the US presidents came from four states: Virginia, Ohio, New York and Massachusetts. Eight are from Virginia, seven from Ohio, five from New York and four from Massachusetts.

Virginia:

  • George Washington
  • Thomas Jefferson
  • James Madison
  • James Monroe
  • William Henry Harrison
  • John Tyler
  • Zachary Taylor
  • Woodrow Wilson

Ohio:

  • Ulysses S. Grant
  • Rutherford B Hayes
  • James A. Garfield
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • William McKinley
  • William Howard Taft
  • Warren G. Harding

New York

  • Martin Van Buren
  • Millard Fillmore
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Donald Trump

Massachusetts

  • John Adams
  • John Quincy Adams
  • John F. Kennedy
  • George H.W. Bush

North Carolina

  • James J. Polk
  • Andrew Johnson

Texas

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Lyndon B Johnson

Vermont

  • Chester A. Arthur
  • Calvin Coolidge

South Carolina

New Hampshire

  • Franklin Pierce

Pennsylvania

  • James Buchanan

Kentucky

New Jersey

Iowa

  • Herbert Hoover

Missouri

  • Harry S. Truman

California

  • Richard Nixon

Nebraska

  • Gerald Ford

Georgia

  • Jimmy Carter

Illinois

  • Ronald Reagan

Arkansas

  • Bill Clinton

Connecticut

  • George W. Bush

Hawaii

  • Barack Obama

Most of the 28 states that have not yet produced US presidents are in the West. The states that have not produced a US president are as follows:

Rank State 2019 Pop. 2019 Growth
1California39,747,2670.48%
2Texas29,087,0701.34%
3Florida21,646,1551.63%
4New York19,491,339-0.26%
5Pennsylvania12,813,9690.05%
6Illinois12,700,381-0.32%
7Ohio11,718,5680.25%
8Georgia10,627,7671.03%
9North Carolina10,497,7411.10%
10Michigan10,020,4720.25%
11New Jersey8,922,5470.16%
12Virginia8,571,9460.64%
13Washington7,666,3431.74%
14Arizona7,275,0701.44%
15Massachusetts6,939,3730.54%
16Tennessee6,833,7930.94%
17Indiana6,718,6160.40%
18Missouri6,147,8610.35%
19Maryland6,062,9170.33%
20Wisconsin5,832,6610.33%
21Colorado5,770,5451.32%
22Minnesota5,655,9250.80%
23South Carolina5,147,1111.24%
24Alabama4,898,2460.21%
25Louisiana4,652,581-0.16%
26Kentucky4,484,0470.35%
27Oregon4,245,9011.32%
28Oklahoma3,948,9500.15%
29Connecticut3,567,871-0.13%
30Utah3,221,6101.91%
31Iowa3,167,9970.38%
32Puerto Rico3,113,659-2.55%
33Nevada3,087,0251.73%
34Arkansas3,026,4120.42%
35Mississippi2,987,8950.05%
36Kansas2,910,931-0.02%
37New Mexico2,096,0340.03%
38Nebraska1,940,9190.60%
39West Virginia1,791,951-0.77%
40Idaho1,790,1822.05%
41Hawaii1,416,589-0.27%
42New Hampshire1,363,8520.55%
43Maine1,342,0970.28%
44Montana1,074,5321.15%
45Rhode Island1,056,738-0.05%
46Delaware975,0330.81%
47South Dakota892,6311.18%
48North Dakota760,9000.11%
49Alaska735,720-0.23%
50District of Columbia711,5711.30%
51Vermont627,1800.14%
52Wyoming572,381-0.93%