The East South Central States constitute one of the nine geographic divisions within the United States that are officially recognized by that country's census bureau. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population
Four states make up the division: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Alabama (formally the State of Alabama;) is a State located in the southern region of the United States of America. The Commonwealth of Kentucky ( is a state located in the East Central United States of America. Mississippi ( is a state located in the Deep South of the United States Tennessee ( is a state located in the Southern United States. The division is one of the three that together make up the larger region known as the South (the other two of which are the South Atlantic States and the West South Central States). The article is about the geographic sense of the term For other uses including Regions and Regional, see Region (disambiguation. South is one of Cardinal directions and is opposite to the North. The South Atlantic United States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions within the United States that are recognized by the United States Census Bureau The West South Central States form one of the nine Census Bureau Divisions of the United States that are officially designated by the United States Census Bureau
The East South Central States form the core of Old Dixie, one of the nine moral regions identified by James Patterson and Peter Kim in their acclaimed 1991 geopolitical best-seller, The Day America Told The Truth. Dixie is a nickname for the Southern United States. Origin of Dixie According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the origins James B Patterson (born March 22, 1947) is an American Author.
As of 2000, the East South Central States had a combined population of 17,022,810. This number was estimated to increase 3. 48% to 17,615,260 by 2005. The West North Central region covers 178,596 square miles (462,560 km²) of land, and has an average population density of 95. 31 people per square mile.
|State||2005 Est.||Land Area||Density|
|Alabama||4,557,808 (2nd)||50,744 (1st)||87. 64 (3rd)|
|Kentucky||4,173,405 (3rd)||39,728 (4th)||101. 74 (2nd)|
|Mississippi||2,921,088 (4th)||46,907 (2nd)||60. 64 (4th)|
|Tennessee||5,962,959 (1st)||41,217 (3rd)||138. 03 (1st)|
|19||Johnson City, Tennessee||55,469|
|23||Bowling Green, Kentucky||49,296|