City State 1960 Population
1 New York New York 7,781,984
2 Chicago Illinois 3,550,404
3 Los Angeles California 2,479,015
4 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 2,002,512
5 Detroit Michigan 1,670,144
6 Baltimore Maryland 939,024
7 Houston Texas 938,219
8 Cleveland Ohio 876,050
9 Washington District of Columbia 763,956
10 St. Louis Missouri 750,026
11 Milwaukee Wisconsin 741,324
12 San Francisco California 740,316
13 Boston Massachusetts 697,197
14 Dallas Texas 679,684
15 New Orleans Louisiana 627,525
16 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 604,332
17 San Antonio Texas 587,718
18 San Diego California 573,224
19 Seattle Washington 557,087
20 Buffalo New York 532,759
21 Cincinnati Ohio 502,550
22 Memphis Tennessee 497,524
23 Denver Colorado 493,887
24 Atlanta Georgia 487,455
25 Minneapolis Minnesota 482,872
26 Indianapolis Indiana 476,258
27 Kansas City Missouri 475,539
28 Columbus Ohio 471,316
29 Phoenix Arizona 439,170
30 Newark New Jersey 405,220
31 Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky 390,639
32 Portland Oregon 372,676
33 Oakland California 367,548
34 Fort Worth Texas 356,268
35 Long Beach California 344,168
36 Birmingham Alabama 340,887
37 Oklahoma City Oklahoma 324,253
38 Rochester New York 318,611
39 Toledo Ohio 318,003
40 St. Paul Minnesota 313,411
41 Norfolk Virginia 305,872
42 Omaha Nebraska 301,598
43 Honolulu Hawaii 294,194
44 Miami Florida 291,688
45 Akron Ohio 290,351
46 El Paso Texas 276,687
47 Jersey City New Jersey 276,101
48 Tampa Florida 274,970
49 Dayton Ohio 262,332
50 Tulsa Oklahoma 261,685
51 Wichita Kansas 254,698
52 Richmond Virginia 219,958
53 Syracuse New York 216,038
54 Tucson Arizona 212,892
55 Des Moines Iowa 208,982
56 Providence Rhode Island 207,498
57 San Jose California 204,196
58 Mobile Alabama 202,779
59 Charlotte North Carolina 201,564
60 Albuquerque New Mexico 201,189
61 Jacksonville Florida 201,030
62 Flint Michigan 196,940
63 Sacramento California 191,667
64 Yonkers New York 190,634
65 Salt Lake City Utah 189,454
66 Worcester Massachusetts 186,587
67 Austin Texas 186,545
68 Spokane Washington 181,608
69 St. Petersburg Florida 181,298
70 Gary Indiana 178,320
71 Grand Rapids Michigan 177,313
72 Springfield Massachusetts 174,463
73 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee 170,874
74 Corpus Christi Texas 167,690
75 Youngstown Ohio 166,689
76 Shreveport Louisiana 164,372
77 Arlington Virginia 163,401
78 Hartford Connecticut 162,178
79 Fort Wayne Indiana 161,776
80 Bridgeport Connecticut 156,748
81 Baton Rouge Louisiana 152,419
82 New Haven Connecticut 152,048
83 Savannah Georgia 149,245
84 Tacoma Washington 147,979
85 Jackson Mississippi 144,422
86 Paterson New Jersey 143,663
87 Evansville Indiana 141,543
88 Erie Pennsylvania 138,440
89 Amarillo Texas 137,969
90 Montgomery Alabama 134,393
91 Fresno California 133,929
92 South Bend Indiana 132,445
93 Chattanooga Tennessee 130,009
94 Albany New York 129,726
95 Lubbock Texas 128,691
96 Lincoln Nebraska 128,521
98 Rockford Illinois 126,706
97 Madison Wisconsin 126,706
99 Kansas City Kansas 121,901
100 Greensboro North Carolina 119,574

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