City State 1900 Population
1 New York New York 3,437,202
2 Chicago Illinois 1,698,575
3 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,293,697
4 St. Louis Missouri 575,238
5 Boston Massachusetts 560,892
6 Baltimore Maryland 508,957

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7 Cleveland Ohio 381,768
8 Buffalo New York 352,387
9 San Francisco California 342,782
10 Cincinnati Ohio 325,902
11 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 321,616
12 New Orleans Louisiana 287,104
13 Detroit Michigan 285,704
14 Milwaukee Wisconsin 285,315
15 Washington District of Columbia 278,718
16 Newark New Jersey 246,070
17 Jersey City New Jersey 206,433
18 Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky 204,731
19 Minneapolis Minnesota 202,718
20 Providence Rhode Island 175,597
21 Indianapolis Indiana 169,164
22 Kansas City Missouri 163,752
23 St. Paul Minnesota 163,065
24 Rochester New York 162,608
25 Denver Colorado 133,859
26 Toledo Ohio 131,822
27 Allegheny Pennsylvania 129,896
28 Columbus Ohio 125,560
29 Worcester Massachusetts 118,421
30 Syracuse New York 108,374
31 New Haven Connecticut 108,027
32 Paterson New Jersey 105,171
33 Fall River Massachusetts 104,863
34 St. Joseph Missouri 102,979
35 Omaha Nebraska 102,555
36 Los Angeles California 102,479
37 Memphis Tennessee 102,320
38 Scranton Pennsylvania 102,026
39 Lowell Massachusetts 94,969
40 Albany New York 94,151
41 Cambridge Massachusetts 91,886
42 Portland Oregon 90,426
43 Atlanta Georgia 89,872
44 Grand Rapids Michigan 87,565
45 Dayton Ohio 85,333
46 Richmond Virginia 85,050
47 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee 80,865
48 Seattle Washington 80,671
49 Hartford Connecticut 79,850
50 Reading Pennsylvania 78,961
51 Wilmington Delaware 76,508
52 Camden New Jersey 75,935
53 Trenton New Jersey 73,307
54 Bridgeport Connecticut 70,996
55 Lynn Massachusetts 68,513
56 Oakland California 66,960
57 Lawrence Massachusetts 62,559
58 New Bedford Massachusetts 62,442
59 Des Moines Iowa 62,139
60 Springfield Massachusetts 62,059
61 Somerville Massachusetts 61,643
62 Troy New York 60,651
63 Hoboken New Jersey 59,364
64 Evansville Indiana 59,007
65 Manchester New Hampshire 56,987
66 Utica New York 56,383
67 Peoria Illinois 56,100
68 Charleston South Carolina 55,807
69 Savannah Georgia 54,244
70 Salt Lake City Utah 53,531
71 San Antonio Texas 53,321
72 Duluth Minnesota 52,969
73 Erie Pennsylvania 52,733
74 Elizabeth New Jersey 52,130
75 Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania 51,721
76 Kansas City Kansas 51,418
77 Harrisburg Pennsylvania 50,167
78 Portland Maine 50,145
79 Yonkers New York 47,931
80 Norfolk Virginia 46,624
81 Waterbury Connecticut 45,859
82 Holyoke Massachusetts 45,712
83 Fort Wayne Indiana 45,115
84 Youngstown Ohio 44,885
85 Houston Texas 44,633
86 Covington Kentucky 42,938
87 Akron Ohio 42,728
88 Dallas Texas 42,638
89 Saginaw Michigan 42,345
90 Lancaster Pennsylvania 41,459
91 Lincoln Nebraska 40,169
92 Brockton Massachusetts 40,063
93 Binghamton New York 39,647
94 Augusta Georgia 39,441
95 Pawtucket Rhode Island 39,231
96 Altoona Pennsylvania 38,973
97 Wheeling West Virginia 38,878
98 Mobile Alabama 38,469
99 Birmingham Alabama 38,415
100 Little Rock Arkansas 38,307