Which areas of the Americas are the least populated?

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As of July 2012, the population of the Americas was 953.6 million people. While the United States ranks first in total population with 316,102,000 people, there are six areas in the Americas whose population is less than 100,000 people.

According to a 2011 census, Montserrat is the least populated are in the Americas. Montserrat has a population of 5,000. The second least populated area is Anguilla. Anguilla has a population of 13,000. The third least populated area in the Americas is the British Virgin Islands. The Virgin Islands boast a population of 22,000 people. Following closely is the Cayman Islands with a population of 38,000. Bermuda is the next least populated area with 65,000 people, and the US Virgin Islands is the last area to contain a population under 100,000. The US Virgin Islands contain 93,000 people.