City State 1950 Population
1 New York New York 7,891,957
2 Chicago Illinois 3,620,962
3 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 2,071,605
4 Los Angeles California 1,970,358
5 Detroit Michigan 1,849,568
6 Baltimore Maryland 949,708
7 Cleveland Ohio 914,808
8 St. Louis Missouri 856,796
9 Washington District of Columbia 802,178
10 Boston Massachusetts 801,444
11 San Francisco California 775,357
12 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 676,806
13 Milwaukee Wisconsin 637,392
14 Houston Texas 596,163
15 Buffalo New York 580,132
16 New Orleans Louisiana 570,445
17 Minneapolis Minnesota 521,718
18 Cincinnati Ohio 503,998
19 Seattle Washington 467,591
20 Kansas City Missouri 456,622
21 Newark New Jersey 438,776
22 Dallas Texas 434,462
23 Indianapolis Indiana 427,173
24 Denver Colorado 415,786
25 San Antonio Texas 408,442
26 Memphis Tennessee 396,000
27 Oakland California 384,575
28 Columbus Ohio 375,901
29 Portland Oregon 373,628
30 Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky 369,129
31 San Diego California 334,387
32 Rochester New York 332,488
33 Atlanta Georgia 331,314
34 Birmingham Alabama 326,037
35 St. Paul Minnesota 311,349
36 Toledo Ohio 303,616
37 Jersey City New Jersey 299,017
38 Fort Worth Texas 278,778
39 Akron Ohio 274,605
40 Omaha Nebraska 251,117
41 Long Beach California 250,767
42 Miami Florida 249,276
43 Providence Rhode Island 248,674
44 Dayton Ohio 243,872
45 Oklahoma City Oklahoma 243,504
46 Richmond Virginia 230,310
47 Syracuse New York 220,583
48 Norfolk Virginia 213,513
49 Jacksonville Florida 204,517
50 Worcester Massachusetts 203,486
51 Tulsa Oklahoma 182,740
52 Salt Lake City Utah 182,121
53 Des Moines Iowa 177,965
54 Hartford Connecticut 177,397
55 Grand Rapids Michigan 176,515
56 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee 174,307
57 Youngstown Ohio 168,330
58 Wichita Kansas 168,279
59 New Haven Connecticut 164,443
60 Flint Michigan 163,143
61 Springfield Massachusetts 162,399
62 Spokane Washington 161,721
63 Bridgeport Connecticut 158,709
64 Yonkers New York 152,798
65 Tacoma Washington 143,673
66 Paterson New Jersey 139,336
67 Sacramento California 137,572
68 Arlington Virginia 135,449
69 Albany New York 134,995
70 Charlotte North Carolina 134,042
71 Gary Indiana 133,911
72 Fort Wayne Indiana 133,607
73 Austin Texas 132,459
74 Chattanooga Tennessee 131,041
75 Erie Pennsylvania 130,803
76 El Paso Texas 130,485
77 Kansas City Kansas 129,553
78 Mobile Alabama 129,009
79 Evansville Indiana 128,636
80 Trenton New Jersey 128,009
81 Shreveport Louisiana 127,206
82 Baton Rouge Louisiana 125,629
83 Scranton Pennsylvania 125,536
84 Knoxville Tennessee 124,769
85 Tampa Florida 124,681
86 Camden New Jersey 124,555
87 Cambridge Massachusetts 120,740
88 Savannah Georgia 119,638
89 Canton Ohio 116,912
90 South Bend Indiana 115,911
91 Berkeley California 113,805
92 Elizabeth New Jersey 112,817
93 Fall River Massachusetts 111,963
94 Peoria Illinois 111,856
95 Wilmington Delaware 110,356
96 Reading Pennsylvania 109,320
97 New Bedford Massachusetts 109,189
98 Corpus Christi Texas 108,287
99 Phoenix Arizona 106,818
100 Allentown Pennsylvania 106,756

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