Chart of % US Pop Under Stay-At-Home By Day and State

Puerto Rico, with its 1% of the population, started the stay-at-home trend on March 15. California added its 12% of the population on March 19. Since then the share of the U.S. population under stay-at-home orders, or strongly worded guidance, has risen to 96.2% (as of April 11)— with Nebraska most recently adding its 0.6% of the national population on April 9.

States without stay-at-home orders are Arkansas, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming. Parts of Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming are under local stay-at-home orders.

Sources: The National Governors Association, The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation and the reporting of various news outlets, including lists compiled by the New York Times and the Washington Post. Populations are from Census estimates for July 1, 2019.



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Michael Ettlinger

Director, Carsey School of Public Policy, UNH. Fmr Clinton-Kaine transition, @pewtrusts @amprog @economicpolicy @taxjustice. Views here in a personal capacity.