Top 100 Biggest US Cities In The Year 1900

Rank City 1900 Pop Ann Growth Rate
1 New York, NY 3,437,202 8.5%
2 Chicago, IL 1,698,575 4.4%
3 Philadelphia, PA 1,293,697 2.1%
4 St. Louis, MO 575,238 2.4%
5 Boston, MA 560,892 2.3%
6 Baltimore, MD 508,957 1.6%
7 Cleveland, OH 381,768 3.9%
8 Buffalo, NY 352,387 3.3%
9 San Francisco, CA 342,782 1.4%
10 Cincinnati, OH 325,902 0.9%
11 Pittsburgh, PA 321,616 3.0%
12 New Orleans, LA 287,104 1.7%
13 Detroit, MI 285,704 3.3%
14 Milwaukee, WI 285,315 3.4%
15 Washington, DC 278,718 1.9%
16 Newark, NJ 246,070 3.1%
17 Jersey City, NJ 206,433 2.4%
18 Louisville, KY 204,731 2.4%
19 Minneapolis, MN 202,718 2.1%
20 Providence, RI 175,597 2.9%
21 Indianapolis, IN 169,164 4.8%
22 Kansas City, MO 163,752 2.1%
23 St. Paul, MN 163,065 2.0%
24 Rochester, NY 162,608 2.0%
25 Denver, CO 133,859 2.3%
26 Toledo, OH 131,822 4.9%
27 Allegheny, PA 129,896 2.1%
28 Columbus, OH 125,560 3.6%
29 Worcester, MA 118,421 3.4%
30 Syracuse, NY 108,374 2.1%
31 New Haven, CT 108,027 2.3%
32 Paterson, NJ 105,171 3.0%
33 Fall River, MA 104,863 3.5%
34 St. Joseph, MO 102,979 7.0%
35 Omaha, NE 102,555 -3.1%
36 Los Angeles, CA 102,479 7.4%
37 Memphis, TN 102,320 4.7%
38 Scranton, PA 102,026 3.1%
39 Lowell, MA 94,969 2.0%
40 Albany, NY 94,151 -0.1%
41 Cambridge, MA 91,886 2.8%
42 Portland, OR 90,426 6.9%
43 Atlanta, GA 89,872 3.2%
44 Grand Rapids, MI 87,565 3.8%
45 Dayton, OH 85,333 3.4%
46 Richmond, VA 85,050 0.4%
47 Nashville, TN 80,865 0.6%
48 Seattle, WA 80,671 6.5%
49 Hartford, CT 79,850 4.1%
50 Reading, PA 78,961 3.0%
51 Wilmington, DE 76,508 2.2%
52 Camden, NJ 75,935 2.7%
53 Trenton, NJ 73,307 2.5%
54 Bridgeport, CT 70,996 3.8%
55 Lynn, MA 68,513 2.1%
56 Oakland, CA 66,960 3.2%
57 Lawrence, MA 62,559 3.4%
58 New Bedford, MA 62,442 4.4%
59 Des Moines, IA 62,139 2.2%
60 Springfield, MA 62,059 3.5%
61 Somerville, MA 61,643 4.4%
62 Troy, NY 60,651 -0.1%
63 Hoboken, NJ 59,364 3.1%
64 Evansville, IN 59,007 1.5%
65 Manchester, NH 56,987 2.6%
66 Utica, NY 56,383 2.5%
67 Peoria, IL 56,100 3.2%
68 Charleston, SC 55,807 0.2%
69 Savannah, GA 54,244 2.3%
70 Salt Lake City, UT 53,531 1.8%
71 San Antonio, TX 53,321 3.5%
72 Duluth, MN 52,969 4.8%
73 Erie, PA 52,733 2.6%
74 Elizabeth, NJ 52,130 3.3%
75 Wilkes-Barre, PA 51,721 3.2%
76 Kansas City, KS 51,418 3.0%
77 Harrisburg, PA 50,167 2.4%
78 Portland, ME 50,145 3.2%
79 Yonkers, NY 47,931 4.1%
80 Norfolk, VA 46,624 2.9%
81 Waterbury, CT 45,859
82 Holyoke, MA 45,712 2.5%
83 Fort Wayne, IN 45,115 2.5%
84 Youngstown, OH 44,885 3.1%
85 Houston, TX 44,633
86 Covington, KY 42,938 1.4%
87 Akron, OH 42,728
88 Dallas, TX 42,638 1.1%
89 Saginaw, MI 42,345 -0.9%
90 Lancaster, PA 41,459 2.6%
91 Lincoln, NE 40,169 -3.1%
92 Brockton, MA 40,063
93 Binghamton, NY 39,647 1.3%
94 Augusta, GA 39,441 1.7%
95 Pawtucket, RI 39,231
96 Altoona, PA 38,973
97 Wheeling, WV 38,878 1.2%
98 Mobile, AL 38,469 2.2%
99 Birmingham, AL 38,415
100 Little Rock, AR 38,307

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What was the largest city in the US in 1900?

In 1900, the largest city in the US was New York, with a population of 3,437,202. The second largest city was Chicago, with a population of 1,698,575. The third largest US city in 1900 was Philadelphia, with a population of 1,293,697.

What was the overall population of the United States in 1900?

The total population of the United States in 1900 was 76,212,168. In 1900, the top 10 largest cities held 12.4% of the population of the country. The top 100 cities accounted for 23.4% of the entire country's population.

What was the demographic makeup of the United States in 1900?

The racial demographics of the United States in 1900 were as follows: White population of 66,990,495 (87.9%), Black population of 8,840,611 (11.6%), American Indian, Eskimo, and Aleut population of 228,636 (0.3%), Asian and Pacific Islander population of 152,424 (0.2%).

What was the overall population of the world in 1900?

The overall population of the world in 1900 was around 1,645,000,000. In 1900 the United States population accounted for about 4.6% of the world's total population.


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