US Regions Map

This is a list of few of the regions in the U.S.. Various regions are defined in law or regulations by the United States federal government; others by history and shared culture; and others by economic factors.

Census Bureau-designated Regions and Divisions of the United States

The U.S. Census Bureau defines 4 statistical regions, with 9 divisions.
RegionDivisionStates
NortheastNew EnglandConnecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Mid-AtlanticNew Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania
Midwest East North CentralIllinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin
West North CentralIowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota
SouthSouth AtlanticDelaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, and West Virginia
East South CentralAlabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee
West South CentralArkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas
WestMountainArizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming
PacificAlaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington

Standard Federal Regions

RegionStates
Region IConnecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
Region IINew Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands
Region IIIDelaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
Region IVAlabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee
Region VIllinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin
Region VIArkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas
Region VIIIowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska
Region VIIIColorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming
Region IXArizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands
Region XAlaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

Note: OMB (Office of Management and Budget) Circular A-105 was abolished on June 8, 1995.

Bureau of Economic Analysis Regions

The Bureau of Economic Analysis created regions for comparison of economic data.

RegionStates
New EnglandConnecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
MideastDelaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania
Great LakesIllinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin
PlainsIowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota
SoutheastAlabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia
SouthwestArizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas
Rocky MountainColorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming
Far WestAlaska, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington