City State 1920 Population
1 New York New York 5,620,048
2 Chicago Illinois 2,701,705
3 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,823,779
4 Detroit Michigan 993,078
5 Cleveland Ohio 796,841
6 St. Louis Missouri 772,897

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7 Boston Massachusetts 748,060
8 Baltimore Maryland 733,826
9 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 588,343
10 Los Angeles California 576,673
11 Buffalo New York 506,775
12 San Francisco California 506,676
13 Milwaukee Wisconsin 457,147
14 Washington District of Columbia 437,571
15 Newark New Jersey 414,524
16 Cincinnati Ohio 401,247
17 New Orleans Louisiana 387,219
18 Minneapolis Minnesota 380,582
19 Kansas City Missouri 324,410
20 Seattle Washington 315,312
21 Indianapolis Indiana 314,194
22 Jersey City New Jersey 298,103
23 Rochester New York 295,750
24 Portland Oregon 258,288
25 Denver Colorado 256,491
26 Toledo Ohio 243,164
27 Providence Rhode Island 237,595
28 Columbus Ohio 237,031
29 Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky 234,891
30 St. Paul Minnesota 234,698
31 Oakland California 216,261
32 Akron Ohio 208,435
33 Atlanta Georgia 200,616
34 Omaha Nebraska 191,601
35 Worcester Massachusetts 179,754
36 Birmingham Alabama 178,806
37 Syracuse New York 171,717
38 Richmond Virginia 171,667
39 New Haven Connecticut 162,537
40 Memphis Tennessee 162,351
41 San Antonio Texas 161,379
42 Dallas Texas 158,976
43 Dayton Ohio 152,559
44 Bridgeport Connecticut 143,555
45 Houston Texas 138,276
46 Hartford Connecticut 138,036
47 Scranton Pennsylvania 137,783
48 Grand Rapids Michigan 137,634
49 Paterson New Jersey 135,875
50 Youngstown Ohio 132,358
51 Springfield Massachusetts 129,614
52 Des Moines Iowa 126,468
53 New Bedford Massachusetts 121,217
54 Fall River Massachusetts 120,485
55 Trenton New Jersey 119,289
56 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee 118,342
57 Salt Lake City Utah 118,110
58 Camden New Jersey 116,309
59 Norfolk Virginia 115,777
60 Albany New York 113,344
61 Lowell Massachusetts 112,759
62 Wilmington Delaware 110,168
63 Cambridge Massachusetts 109,694
64 Reading Pennsylvania 107,784
65 Fort Worth Texas 106,482
66 Spokane Washington 104,437
67 Kansas City Kansas 101,177
68 Yonkers New York 100,176
69 Lynn Louisiana 99,148
70 Duluth Minnesota 98,917
71 Tacoma Washington 96,965
72 Elizabeth New Jersey 95,783
73 Lawrence Massachusetts 94,270
74 Utica New York 94,156
75 Erie Pennsylvania 93,372
76 Somerville Massachusetts 93,091
77 Waterbury Connecticut 91,715
78 Flint Michigan 91,599
79 Jacksonville Florida 91,558
80 Oklahoma City Oklahoma 91,295
81 Schenectady New York 88,723
82 Canton Ohio 87,091
83 Fort Wayne Indiana 86,549
84 Evansville Indiana 85,264
85 Savannah Georgia 83,252
86 Manchester New Hampshire 78,384
87 St. Joseph Missouri 77,939
88 Knoxville Tennessee 77,818
89 El Paso Texas 77,560
90 Bayonne New Jersey 76,754
91 Peoria Illinois 76,121
92 Harrisburg Pennsylvania 75,917
93 San Diego California 74,683
94 Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania 73,833
95 Allentown Pennsylvania 73,502
96 Wichita Kansas 72,217
97 Tulsa Oklahoma 72,075
98 Troy New York 71,996
99 Sioux City Iowa 71,227
100 South Bend Indiana 70,983