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1.5 Northeastern United States

The region comprises nine states: the New England states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont; and the Mid-Atlantic states of New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

The region accounts for approximately 25% of U.S. gross domestic product as of 2007. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the region totalled 55,317,240.

The main cities are:

  • New York, the most populated city of the United States
  • Philadelphia, the second most populated city in the Northeast and the fifth most populated city in the United States
  • Boston, the most populated city in New England and the third most populated in the Northeast