How to populate a drop-down/select options with JSON data in jQuery.

<html>
<head>
  <title>How to populate a drop-down select list with JSON data in jQuery</title>
</head>
<body>
  <p>
    <label for="DLState">State: </label>
    <select id="DLState"></select>
  </p>

  <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.js"></script>
  <script type="text/javascript">
  var jsonData = {
      "Table": [{
          "stateid": "2",
          "statename": "Texas"
      }, {
          "stateid": "3",
          "statename": "Louisiana"
      }, {
          "stateid": "4",
          "statename": "California"
      }, {
          "stateid": "5",
          "statename": "Nevada"
      }, {
          "stateid": "6",
          "statename": "Massachusetts"
      }]
  };

     $(document).ready(function () {
         var listItems = '<option selected="selected" value="0">- Select -</option>';

      for (var i = 0; i < jsonData.Table.length; i++) {
             listItems += "<option value='" + jsonData.Table[i].stateid + "'>" + jsonData.Table[i].statename + "</option>";
         }

         $("#DLState").html(listItems);
     });
  </script>
</body>
</html>