2015 QDMA Whitetail Population Estimates

Deer Population Estimates, 10 Years Ago vs. Today
Number of Deer Number of Deer % Change
State 10 Years Ago Today Deer Population
*** Indicates not provided
Illinois * * *
Indiana * * *
Iowa * * * 
State      Year 2005  2015  %Ch
Kansas 400,000 650,000 63
Kentucky 847,911 821,731 -3
Michigan * * *
Minnesota 1,104,800 1,004,000 -9
Missouri 1,600,000 1,000,000 -38
Nebraska 200,000 200,000 0
North Dakota * * *
Ohio * * *
South Dakota * 358,000 *
Wisconsin 1,112,300 1,182,000 6
Midwest Total 5,265,011 4,857,731 -8
Connecticut * * *
Delaware 45,000 45,000 0
Maine 213,000 230,000 8
Maryland 276,000 227,000 -18
Massachusetts 90,000 95,000 6
New Hampshire 93,417 101,125 8
New Jersey 161,509 105,535 -35
New York 940,000 960,000 2
Pennsylvania * * *
Rhode Island 13,000 18,000 38
Vermont 123,000 135,000 10
Virginia 1,000,000 1,000,000 0
West Virginia 761,000 595,000 -22
Northeast Total 3,715,926 3,511,660 -6
Alabama 1,750,000 1,500,000 -14
Arkansas * * *
Florida * * *
Georgia 1,470,000 1,320,000 -10
Louisiana 750,000 500,000 -33
Mississippi 1,700,000 1,850,000 9
North Carolina 1,111,000 1,165,000 5
Oklahoma 425,000 550,000 29
South Carolina 800,000 750,000 -6
Tennessee * 600,000 *
Texas 3,367,200 3,804,500 13
Southeast Total 11,373,200 11,439,500 1
3-Region Total 20,354,137 19,808,891 -3
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