What was the largest city in the US in 1880?

In 1880, the largest city in the US was New York, with a population of 1,206,299. The second largest city was Philadelphia, with a population of 847,170. The third largest US city in 1880 was Brooklyn, with a population of 566,663.

What was the overall population of the United States in 1880?

The total population of the United States in 1880 was 50,189,209. In 1880, the top 10 largest cities held 9.7% of the population of the country. The top 100 cities accounted for 18.1% of the entire country's population.

What was the demographic makeup of the United States in 1880?

The racial demographics of the United States in 1880 were as follows: White population of 43,413,665 (86.5%), Black population of 6,574,786 (13.1%), Asian and Pacific Islander population of 100,378 (0.2%), American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut population of 50,189 (0.1%).

What was the overall population of the world in 1880?

The overall population of the world in 1880 was around 1,425,000,000. In 1880 the United States population accounted for about 3.5% of the world's total population.

US Pop
Rank
City 1880 Population
1 New York, New York 1,206,299
2 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 847,170
3 Brooklyn, New York 566,663
4 Chicago, Illinois 503,185
5 Boston, Massachusetts 362,839
6 St. Louis, Missouri 350,518
7 Baltimore, Maryland 332,313
8 Cincinnati, Ohio 255,139
9 San Francisco, California 233,959
10 New Orleans, Louisiana 216,090
11 Cleveland, Ohio 160,146
12 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 156,389
13 Buffalo, New York 155,134
14 Washington, District of Columbia 147,293
15 Newark, New Jersey 136,508
16 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 123,758
17 Jersey City, New Jersey 120,722
18 Detroit, Michigan 116,340
19 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 115,587
20 Providence, Rhode Island 104,857
21 Albany, New York 90,758
22 Rochester, New York 89,366
23 Allegheny, Pennsylvania 78,682
24 Indianapolis, Indiana 75,056
25 Richmond, Virginia 63,600
26 New Haven, Connecticut 62,882
27 Lowell, Massachusetts 59,475
28 Worcester, Massachusetts 58,291
29 Troy, New York 56,747
30 Kansas City, Missouri 55,785
31 Cambridge, Massachusetts 52,669
32 Syracuse, New York 51,792
33 Columbus, Ohio 51,647
34 Paterson, New Jersey 51,031
35 Toledo, Ohio 50,137
36 Charleston, South Carolina 49,984
37 Fall River, Massachusetts 48,961
38 Minneapolis, Minnesota 46,887
39 Scranton, Pennsylvania 45,850
40 Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee 43,350
41 Reading, Pennsylvania 43,278
42 Wilmington, Delaware 42,478
43 Hartford, Connecticut 42,015
44 Camden, New Jersey 41,659
45 St. Paul, Minnesota 41,473
46 Lawrence, Massachusetts 39,151
47 Dayton, Ohio 38,678
48 Lynn, Massachusetts 38,274
49 Atlanta, Georgia 37,409
50 Denver, Colorado 35,629
51 Oakland, California 34,555
52 Utica, New York 33,914
53 Portland, Maine 33,810
54 Memphis, Tennessee 33,592
55 Springfield, Massachusetts 33,340
56 Manchester, New Hampshire 32,630
57 St. Joseph, Missouri 32,431
58 Grand Rapids, Michigan 32,016
59 Hoboken, New Jersey 30,999
60 Harrisburg, New Jersey 30,762
61 Wheeling, West Virginia 30,737
62 Savannah, Georgia 30,709
63 Omaha, Nebraska 30,518
64 Trenton, New Jersey 29,910
65 Covington, Kentucky 29,720
66 Evansville, Indiana 29,280
67 Peoria, Illinois 29,259
68 Mobile, Alabama 29,132
69 Elizabeth, New Jersey 28,229
70 Erie, Pennsylvania 27,737
71 Bridgeport, Connecticut 27,643
72 Salem, Massachusetts 27,563
73 Quincy, Illinois 27,268
74 Fort Wayne, Indiana 26,880
75 New Bedford, Massachusetts 26,845
76 Terre Haute, Indiana 26,042
77 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 25,769
78 Somerville, Massachusetts 24,933
79 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 23,339
80 Des Moines, Iowa 22,408
81 Dubuque, Iowa 22,254
82 Galveston, Texas 22,248
83 Norfolk, Virginia 21,966
84 Auburn, New York 21,924
85 Holyoke, Massachusetts 21,915
86 Augusta, Georgia 21,891
87 Davenport, Iowa 21,831
88 Chelsea, Massachusetts 21,782
89 Petersburg, Virginia 21,656
90 Sacramento, California 21,420
91 Taunton, Massachusetts 21,213
92 Oswego, New York 21,116
93 Salt Lake City, Utah 20,768
94 Springfield, Ohio 20,730
95 Bay City, Michigan 20,693
96 San Antonio, Texas 20,550
97 Elmira, New York 20,541
98 Newport, Kentucky 20,433
99 Poughkeepsie, New York 20,207
100 Springfield, Illinois 19,743

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