City State 1860 Population
1 New York New York 813,669
2 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 565,529
3 Brooklyn New York 266,661
4 Baltimore Maryland 212,418
5 Boston Massachusetts 177,840
6 New Orleans Louisiana 168,675
7 Cincinnati Ohio 161,044
8 St. Louis Missouri 160,773
9 Chicago Illinois 112,172
10 Buffalo New York 81,129
11 Newark New Jersey 71,941
12 Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky 68,033
13 Albany New York 62,367
14 Washington District of Columbia 61,122
15 San Francisco California 56,802
16 Providence Rhode Island 50,666
17 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 49,221
18 Rochester New York 48,204
19 Detroit Michigan 45,619
20 Milwaukee Wisconsin 45,246
21 Cleveland Ohio 43,417
22 Charleston South Carolina 40,522
23 New Haven Connecticut 39,267
24 Troy New York 39,235
25 Richmond Virginia 37,910
26 Lowell Massachusetts 36,827
27 Mobile Alabama 29,258
28 Jersey City New Jersey 29,226
29 Allegheny Pennsylvania 28,702
30 Syracuse New York 28,119
31 Hartford Connecticut 26,917
32 Portland Maine 26,341
33 Cambridge Massachusetts 26,060
34 Roxbury Massachusetts 25,137
35 Charlestown Massachusetts 25,065
36 Worcester Massachusetts 24,960
37 Reading Pennsylvania 23,162
38 Memphis Tennessee 22,623
39 Utica New York 22,529
40 New Bedford Massachusetts 22,300
41 Savannah Georgia 22,292
42 Salem Massachusetts 22,252
43 Wilmington Delaware 21,258
44 Manchester New Hampshire 20,107
45 Dayton Ohio 20,081
46 Paterson New Jersey 19,586
47 Lynn Massachusetts 19,083
48 Indianapolis Indiana 18,611
49 Columbus Ohio 18,554
50 Petersburg Virginia 18,266
51 Lawrence Massachusetts 17,639
52 Lancaster Pennsylvania 17,603
53 Trenton New Jersey 17,228
54 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee 16,988
55 Oswego New York 16,816
56 Covington Kentucky 16,471
57 Bangor Maine 16,407
58 Taunton Massachusetts 15,376
59 Springfield Massachusetts 15,199
60 Poughkeepsie New York 14,726
61 Norfolk Virginia 14,620
62 Camden New Jersey 14,358
63 Wheeling Virginia 14,083
64 Norwich Connecticut 14,048
65 Peoria Illinois 14,045
66 Fall River Massachusetts 14,026
67 Sacramento California 13,785
68 Toledo Ohio 13,768
69 Quincy Illinois 13,718
70 Harrisburg Pennsylvania 13,405
71 Newburyport Massachusetts 13,401
72 Chelsea Massachusetts 13,395
73 Dubuque Iowa 13,000
74 Alexandria Virginia 12,652
75 New Albany Indiana 12,647
76 Newburgh New York 12,578
77 Augusta Georgia 12,493
78 Bridgeport Connecticut 12,106
79 North Providence Rhode Island 11,818
80 Elizabeth New Jersey 11,567
81 Evansville Indiana 11,484
82 Davenport Iowa 11,267
83 New Brunswick New Jersey 11,256
84 Auburn New York 10,986
85 Gloucester Massachusetts 10,904
86 Concord New Hampshire 10,896
87 Lockport New York 10,871
88 Newport Rhode Island 10,508
89 St. Paul Minnesota 10,401
90 New London Connecticut 10,115
91 Nashua New Hampshire 10,065
92 Newport Kentucky 10,046
93 Waterbury Connecticut 10,004
94 Haverhill Massachusetts 9,995
95 Dorchester Massachusetts 9,769
96 Hoboken New Jersey 9,662
97 Columbus Georgia 9,621
98 Schenectady New York 9,579
99 Atlanta Georgia 9,554
100 Wilmington North Carolina 9,552

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