Populated Counties Ranked by Population
America's Least Populated Rural Counties
steeped in history and rich in tradition --
these counties are the least populated and most
isolated places in America.
Ranch King County TX
The people who live
in these remote, isolated places enjoy a
lifestyle and individual freedoms that many
thought vanished in the United States long ago.
With 22 isolated
rural counties, Texas has the highest number of
sparsely populated counties followed by Nebraska
with 20 of the least populated and North Dakota
with 17. Hawaii has only one county to make the
list but Kalawao County became the least
populated county in the country as of 2013.
Lake And Peninsula
Borough in Alaska is the least densely populated
county with 14.35 sq miles per person followed
by Yakutat Borough with 11.91 and Loving County
Texas with 7.04 sq miles per person.
Kalawao County isn't
just the least populated county in the country.
At $50,618 average per capita income, its
residents also enjoy the highest income for
under populated counties. It ranks above the
second highest income in Mineral County Colorado
where local residents earn $42,539 and Borden
County Texas with average earnings of $40,241