City State 1970 Population
1 New York New York 7,894,862
2 Chicago Illinois 3,366,957
3 Los Angeles California 2,816,061
4 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,948,609
5 Detroit Michigan 1,511,482
6 Houston Texas 1,232,802
7 Baltimore Maryland 905,759
8 Dallas Texas 844,401
9 Washington District of Columbia 756,510
10 Cleveland Ohio 750,903
11 Indianapolis Indiana 744,624
12 Milwaukee Wisconsin 717,099
13 San Francisco California 715,674
14 San Diego California 696,769
15 San Antonio Texas 654,153
16 Boston Massachusetts 641,071
17 Memphis Tennessee 623,530
18 St. Louis Missouri 622,236
19 New Orleans Louisiana 593,471
20 Phoenix Arizona 581,562
21 Columbus Ohio 539,677
22 Seattle Washington 530,831
23 Jacksonville Florida 528,865
24 Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 520,117
25 Denver Colorado 514,678
26 Kansas City Missouri 507,087
27 Atlanta Georgia 496,973
28 Buffalo New York 462,768
29 Cincinnati Ohio 452,524
30 Nashville-Davidson Tennessee 448,003
31 San Jose California 445,779
32 Minneapolis Minnesota 434,400
33 Fort Worth Texas 393,476
34 Toledo Ohio 383,818
35 Portland Oregon 382,619
36 Newark New Jersey 382,417
37 Oklahoma City Oklahoma 366,481
38 Oakland California 361,561
39 Louisville/Jefferson County Kentucky 361,472
40 Long Beach California 358,633
41 Omaha Nebraska 347,328
42 Miami Florida 334,859
43 Tulsa Oklahoma 331,638
44 Honolulu Hawaii 324,871
45 El Paso Texas 322,261
46 St. Paul Minnesota 309,980
47 Norfolk Virginia 307,951
48 Birmingham Alabama 300,910
49 Rochester New York 296,233
50 Tampa Florida 277,767
51 Wichita Kansas 276,554
52 Akron Ohio 275,425
53 Tucson Arizona 262,933
54 Jersey City New Jersey 260,545
55 Sacramento California 254,413
56 Austin Texas 251,808
57 Richmond Virginia 249,621
58 Albuquerque New Mexico 243,751
59 Dayton Ohio 243,601
60 Charlotte North Carolina 241,178
61 St. Petersburg Florida 216,232
62 Corpus Christi Texas 204,525
63 Yonkers New York 204,297
64 Des Moines Iowa 200,587
65 Grand Rapids Michigan 197,649
66 Syracuse New York 197,208
67 Flint Michigan 193,317
68 Mobile Alabama 190,026
69 Shreveport Louisiana 182,064
70 Warren Michigan 179,260
71 Providence Rhode Island 179,213
72 Fort Wayne Indiana 177,671
73 Salt Lake City Utah 175,885
74 Gary Indiana 175,415
75 Knoxville Tennessee 174,587
76 Arlington Virginia 174,284
77 Madison Wisconsin 173,258
78 Virginia Beach Virginia 172,106
79 Spokane Washington 170,516
80 Kansas City Kansas 168,213
81 Anaheim California 166,701
82 Fresno California 165,972
83 Baton Rouge Louisiana 165,963
84 Springfield Massachusetts 163,905
85 Hartford Connecticut 158,017
86 Santa Ana California 156,601
87 Bridgeport Connecticut 156,542
88 Tacoma Washington 154,581
89 Columbus Georgia 154,168
90 Jackson Mississippi 153,968
91 Lincoln Nebraska 149,518
100 Lubbock Texas 149,101
92 Rockford Illinois 147,370
93 Paterson New Jersey 144,824
94 Greensboro North Carolina 144,076
95 Riverside California 140,089
96 Youngstown Ohio 139,788
97 Fort Lauderdale Florida 139,590
98 Evansville Indiana 138,764
99 Worcester Massachusetts 17,657

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