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                                     POPULATIOX-PRINCIPAL CITIES                                               27
       No.   BO.-POPULATION OF CrrIES HAVING, IN                       1940,   OVER      50,000   INHABITANTS:
                                                       1890 TO 1940
       NO'l'E.-The Increase from census to Census Includes that due to annexation of territory as well as to dlreot
                                                       growth.

                     CITY                   1800          1900       1910         1920        1030         10clO
       Akron,Ohlo __________________ _       27,601
       Albauy, N. Y ________________ _                    42,728      69,067      208,435     255,040       244,701
       Allentown, Ps ________________ _      94,923       94,151     100,253      113,344     127,412       130,577
       Altoona, Pa __________________ _      25,228       35,416      51,913       73,502      92,563        96,904
       Amarillo, Tex ________________ _      30,337       38,973      52,127       00,331      82,054        80,214
       Ashevllle1-.N. C ______________ _        482        1,442       9,957       15,494      43,132        51,686
       Atlanta, us __________________ _      10,235       14,694      18,762       28,504      50,193        51,310
                                             65,533       80,872     154,839      200,616     270,366       302,288
       Atlantio City, N. J ___________ _     13,055       27,838      46,150
       Augusta....Ga _________________ .                                           50,707      66,198        64,094
       Austin, Tex _________________ __      33,300       39,441      41,040       52,548      60,342        65,919
                                             14,575       22,258      29,860       34,876      53,120        87,930
       Baltimore, Md ______________ ,_     434,439
       Bayonne, N. J _______________ _                    508,957    558,485      733,826     804,874       859,100
                                            19,033         32,722     55,545       76,754      88,979        79,198
       BeaumontbTex ______________ _
       Berkeley, aliL__ ---- ---------       8,296
                                             5,101
                                                            9,427
                                                           13,214
                                                                      20,040       40,422      57,732        59,061
       Bethlehem, Pa.' ______________ _                               40,484       56,036      82,100        85,547
                                             9,521         10,758     12,837       50,358      57,892        58,490
       Binghamton, N. Y ___________ _       35,005         39,647     48,443
       Birmingham, Ala ____________ _                                              66,800      76,662        78,309
       Boston, Mass.' _______________ _     26,178         38,415    132,685      178,806     259,678       267,583
       Bridgeport, CODn ___________ __     448,477        660,892    670,585      748,060     781,188       770,816
                                            48,866         70,996    102,054      143,555     14.0,716      147,121
       Brockton, Mass ______________ _      27,294         40,063     56,878       60,254      63,797        02,343
       Buffalo, N. Y _______________ __     255,664       352,387
       Oambrldge. Mass ____________ _                                423,715      506,775     573,076       575,001
                                             70,028        91,886    104,839      100,604     113,643       110,879
       Camden, N. J .. ______________ _      58,313        75,935     94,538
       Oanton Ohio __ . _____________ _
              ....                                                                116,309     118,700       117,536
                                             20, l89       30,667     50,217       87,091     104,906       108,40t
       Cedar ~tapitl', lowa __________ _     18,020        25,656     32,811       45,566
       Charleston, S. C ____________ __                                                        56,097        62,120
                                             54,055        55,807     58,833       67,957      62,265        71,275
       CharlestonNW. Va ___________ _         6,742        11,099     22,996
       Oharlotte, • C_____________ __                                              39,608      60,408        67,914
                                             11,557        18,09]     34,014       46,338      82,675       100,890
       Chattanooga, Tenn __________ __       29,100        30,154     44,604
       Chester, Pa __________________ _                                            57,805     119,798       128,163
                                             20,226        33,988     38,537       58,030      59,164        09,285
       Ohicago I1L__________________ 1,009,850          1,098,575
                                                                2,185,283       2,701.705   3,376,438
       Cicero, i IL___________________     10,204          16,310                                         3. 396,8OB
                                                                   14,557          44,995      06,602         64,712
       Cincinnati,Ohio______________      296,908         325,902 363,691         401,247     451,160        455,610
       OIeveland,Ohlo_______________      261,353         381,768 550,603         796,841     900,429        878,336
       Cleveland ITeights, Ohio _____________________________ _
                                                                    2,91)5         15,236      50,945         54,00
       Columbia,S. 0_______________        15,353      21,108      26,310          37,524      51,581
       Columbus, Ga .. ______________      17,303      17,614                                                 62,306
                                                                   20,564          31,125      43,131         03,280
       COlumbus, Ohio_______________       88,150     125,560     181,511         237,031     290,564        306, 087
       Corpus Christl, Tex___________       4,387       4,703       8,222          10,522      27,741         1J7,301
       Covington, Ky________________       37,371      42,938      53,270          57,121      65,252         62,018
       Dallas, Tex____________________     38,067         42,638      92,104      158,976     260,475        294,734
       DavenporthlowB______________        26,872         35,254      43,028       56,727      60,751         66,039
       Day ton, 0 io_________________      61,220         85,333     116,577      152,559     200,982        210,718
       Dearborn Mich_______________ ____________             844         911        2,470
       Decatur, i 11 _________________ ..  16,841         20,754                               60,358         53,584
                                                                      31,140       43,818      67,510         59,305
       Denver, Colo__________________     106,713        133,859     213,381      256,491     287,861        322,412
       Des Moines, Iowa_____________       50,093         62,139      86,368      126,468     142,559        159,819
       Detroit, Mlch_________________     205,876        285,704     465,766      993,678   1,508,662     l,623,41J2
       Duluth, Minn_________________       33,115         52,969      78,466       98,917     101,463        101,065
       Durham, No 0________________         5,485          6,670      18,241       21,719      52,037         60,195
       East Ohicago, Ind_____________       1,255          3,411      19,098       35,967      64,784        54,637
       East Orange, N. 1. ______________________ ..       21,506      34,371       50,710      68,020        68,945
       East St. Louis~IlL---------..       15,169         29,655      58,547       66,767      14,347        75,600
       Elizabeth, N. J ______________ ..   37,764         52,130      73,409       95,783     114,589
       El Paso, Tex__________________      10,338                                                           109,912
                                                          15,006      39,279       77,560     102,421        06,810
       Erte, Pa_______________________     40,634         52,733      66,525       93,372     115,967       1]6,955
       Evanston, IlL __________________________ __        19,250      24,978       37,234      63,338        65,380
       Evansville, Ind_______________      50,756         59,007      69,647       85,264     102,249        97,062
       Fall River! Mass______________      74,398        104,863     119,295      120,485     115,274       115,428
       Flint, Micn___________________       0,803         13,103      38,550       01,599     166,492       151,543
       Fort Wayne, Ind______________        35,393        45,115      63,933       86,549     114,946       118,410
       Fort Worth, Tex______________        23,016        26,688      73,312      106,482     163,447       177,662
       Fresno, CaliL________________        10,818        12,470      24,892       45,086      52,513        60,685
       Galveston, 'rex________________      29,084        37,789      36,981       44,255      62,938        60,862
       gf~Kd~~~caiiC::::::::::::: :::::::::::: ::::::::::::
       Grand Rapl!!; Mich __ .. ______ 60,278       87,565
                                                                      16,802
                                                                       2,746
                                                                                   55,378
                                                                                   13,536
                                                                                              100,426
                                                                                               62,736.
                                                                                                            111,719
                                                                                                             82,582
                                                                     112,571      137,634     168,592       164,292
       Greensbor0 l'l. C .. ___________      3,317        10,035      15,895       19,861      63,569        59,319
       Hamllton, 6 bio_______________       17,565        23,914      35,279       39,675      /12,176.      50,592
       Hammond, Ind_______________           5,428        12,376      20,925       36,004      04,560        70,184
        For footnotes, see po 290
1941




        28                                       AREA AND POPULA'fION

        No. 30.-POPULATION OF CITIES HAVING, IN 1940, OVER 50,000 INHABITANTS:
                              1890 TO 1940-Continued
                                                                                                                                    1-
                      CITY                       IS90                         1900          1910          1920          1930               19(0
        - - - - - - - _.<----                -~-.-----                 ---.-~-- ---~--                  ._---- ------                    ----.---
       Harrisburg, P8 ________________        39,385                           50,167        61,186        75,917        80,339              83, S9a
       Hartford, Conu _______________         .,3,230                          70,850        08,015       138,036       164,072             lO6,2m
       Highland Park. Mioh .. _________ - . - . - - .. -
                                                 ~                                427         4,120        45,409        52,050              50,810
       Hoboken, N. J. ________ .. _____       43, 648                          59,364        70,324        68, lOf>      59,261              50.110
       Holyoke, Mnss ________________         35,537                           45,712        57,730        60,203        56,537              53,750
       Houston, Tex _________________         27,557                           44,633        78,800       138.270       292,3.,2            384,514
       Huntington, W. Yn __ . _______ .       10,108                           11,023        31,161        50,177        7.,,572             78,83r.
       Indianapolis, Ind _____________      105,436                           159,164       233,6.10      314, 194      304,161             386,072
       Irvington, N.J ________________ ... __ ._ .. __ .                        5,255        11,877        25,480        56,733              55,328
       Jackson, Miss _________________         5,020                            7,816        21,262        22,817        48,282              62. ]07
       Jacksonville, Fla ______________           17,201                       28,420        57,600        91,558       129,549             173,06r.
       Jersey City, N. L _____________           1a3, 003                     20B,433       267,779       298,103       316,715             301,173
       Johnstown, P. ________________             21.805                       35,936        55,482        67,327        66,993              66,668
       Kalamazoo, Mich _____________              17,853                       24,404        39,437        48,487        54,7Sa              54,007
       Kansas City, Knns ____________             38,3la                       51,418        82,331       101,177       121.857             121.458
       Kansas Oity, Mo _____________             132,716                      103,752       248,381       324,410       399,740             390,178
       Knoxvllle, Tenn .... __________            22, 1i35                     32,637        36,346        77,818       105,802             111, fi80
       Lakewood, Ohio ______________         ".---------                        3,355        15,181        41,732        70,509              00, WO
       Lancaster, Pa _________________               32,011                    41,459        47,227        53,150        50,049              61,34fl
       Lansing, Mioh ______________ ._               13, J02                   16, 485       31,220        .57,327       78,307              78,753
       Lawrence, Mass _______________             14,654                       02,559        86,892        94,270         85,OB8            84,323
       Lincoln, Nebr __ .. ______________         55,154                       40,160        43,973        54,948         75,033            81,984
       Littlo Rock, Ark ______________            25,874                       38,307        45,941        05,142         81,679            88,030
       Long Beach, CaliL._. ________                 564                        2,252        17,800        55,593        142,032           104.271
       Los Angeles, CaliL ___________             50,395                      102, 479      319,198       576,673     1,238,0<18         1,504,277
       Louisville, Ky __ • __ . __________       161,129                      204,731       223,028       234,801        307.745           310,077
       Lowell, Mass. ___ • ____________           77,600                       04,069       106,204       H2,750         100,234           101,380
       kt;un, Mass ___________________            65,727                       68, 513       89,336        99,148       102,320
         acon, 08 ____________________                                                                                                      08,123
                                                  22,746                       23,272        40,665        52,005         .,3,820           .57,865
       Madison, Wis __ • ______________           13,426                       19,164        25,531        3&,378         57,899            67,447
       Malden, Mass ________ • _______            23,031                       33,664        44,404        49,103        .18,036             58,010
       Manchester, N. H ____________              44,126                       56,987        70,063        78,384        76,834              77,685
       McICeasport, Pa ___ . __________           20,741                       34,227        42,604        46,781        54,632              55,355
       Medford, Msss ________________             11,079                       18.244        23,150        39,038        59,714              03,083
       MemPhls\ Tonn _______________              64,496                      102,320       131,105       162,351       253,143             202,042
       Miami, F 8 ____ • ______________                                         1,681         5,471        29,57]       110, (,37
       Milwaukee, Wls ______________         ----204;468-                                                                                   172,172
                                                                              285,315       373,857       41i7,147      578,240             587,472
       Minneapolis, Mlnn ___________             164,738                      202,718       301,408       380,582       464,356             402,370
       Mobile, Ala. __ . _______________          31,076                       38,409        51,521        60,777        68,202
       Montgomery, .Ala _____________                                                                                                        78,720
                                                  21,883                       30,340        38,136        43,464        66,079              78,084
       Mount Vernon, N. Y _________               10,830                    21,228          30, GlO        42,726        61,409              67,362
       Nashville, Tenn _______________            76,168                    80,865         110,364        118,342       163,866             167,402
       Newark, N. L ___ . ____________           181,830                   246,070         347,469        414,524       442,33',
       New Bedford, Mass ___________                                                                                                       429,760
                                                  40,733                    62,442          96,652        121,217       112,597            110,341
       Now Britain, Conn ___________              ]6,519                    25,09S          43,m6          59,310        68,128              68,085
       New Haven, Conn ____________               81,298                   108,027         133,605        162,537       162,655            160,60.5
       New Orleans, La ______________            242,039                   287,104         339,075        387,219       458,762            404,537
       Now Rochelle, N. Y __________               9,057                    14,720          28,887         36,213        M,OOO               58,408
       Newton, Mass_. ______________              24, 37~                   33,587          39,806         46, 054       65,276
       New York, N. Y3 ______ • ______                                                                                                       69,873
                                               2,507,414                 3,437,202       4,766,883      5,620, 048    6,930,446          7,454,995
       Niagara Falls, N. Y ___________                                         19,457       30,445         50,760        75,400
       Norfolk, Y6 ___________________       ----- 34;871-                     46,024       67,452        115,777       129,710
                                                                                                                                            78,029
                                                                                                                                           144,332
       Oakland:lc CaliL. ______________              48,682                    66,960      150, 174       216,261       284,063            302,163
       Oak Par, I1L ____ . ________ ..
       Oklahoma City, Okla _________         ----------
                                                   4,lM
                                                               "       ----    -.-----
                                                                               10,037
                                                                                            19,444         30,8li8       03,982             06,015
       Omaha, Nebr , ________________                                                       04,205         01,205       185,389            204,424
                                                 140,452                      102,555      124, 000       191,601       214,006            223,844
       Pasadena, Cslif _______________             4,882                        9,117       30,291         45,3M
       Pa~s8ie, N. L _________________
                                                                                                                         76,080             81,864
                                                  13,028                       27,777       54,773         63,841        62,959             61,304
       Paterson, N. L. ______________             78,347                      105,171      125,600        135,87"       138,513
       Pawtucket, R. L _______ • _____                                                                                                     139,6.56
                                                  27,633                       39,231       51,022         64,248        77,149             75,707
       Peoria, I1L ___________________           41,024                     56,100
       Philadelphia, Ps ______________                                                        00,950       76, J21      104,9U9            105,087
                                              1,046,964                 1,293, C97       1, .149, 008   1,823,779     1,950,961          1,931,334
       Phoenix, Ariz ___________ ·______          3,152                      5,544            11, 134      29,053
       Pittsburgh, PL _____________ •                                                                                    48,118             65,414
                                              • 343, 904                 • 451, 512         533,905       588,343       669,817            671,050
       Pontiac, Mieh ___________ • ____           6,200                      9,700            14, 532      34,273
       Portland, Me ________________ ~                                                                                   64,928             60,026
                                                 36,425                     50,145            58,571       69,272        70,810             73,643
       Portland,Oreg ________________            46,385                     90,426          207,2H        258,288
       Portsmouth, Y8 _______________                                                                                   301,815            305,394
                                                 13,268                     17,427            33,190       54,387        45,704             50,745
       Providence, R. L ____________ .
       Pueblo,Oolo ____ . _____________         132,146
                                                 24,558
                                                                   I       175,597
                                                                            28,157
                                                                                            221.326       237,595       252,9S1            253,504
                                                                                              41,747       43,050        50, 006            52,162
         For footnotas, see p. 29,
1941




                                             POPULATION-PRINCIPAL CITIES                                                  29
       No.     aO.-POPULATION OF                        CI'l'IES HAVING, IN 1940, OVER 50,000             INHABITANTS:
                                                        1890 'ro 194o-Continued
                                                    -
                        CITY                            1890        1900        1910        1920        1930        lUO
                                                   - - - - -----                           ------ ---- - - - -
       Quinoy, Mass _________________                    16,723      23,899      32,642
       Raeine, Wis __________________                                                        47,876      71,983      75,810
                                                         21,014      29,102      38,002      58,59a      67,542      67, 195
       Reading, Pa ____________________                  58,601      78,961      96,1171
       Richmond, Va ________________                                                        107,784     111,171     lIO,568
                                                         81,388      85,050     127,628     171,667     182,029     103,042
       Roanoke, Va ___________________                   Jr.,159     21,495      34,874
       Rochester, N. Y _______________                                                       50,842      09,200      09,287
                                                        133, S90    162,608     218, ]40    295,750     328,132     324; 975
       Rockford, TlL. ________________                   23,584      31,051      45,401      65,651      85,864
       Sacramento, CaliL ___________                                                                                 84,637
                                                         26,380      29,282      44,696      65,908      93,71i0    105,958
       Saginaw, Mich ________________                    46,322      42,345      50,510      61,903
       St. Joseph, Mo __________ • _____                                                                 80,m        82,794
                                                         52,324     102,979      77,403      77,930      80,030      75,7Il
       st. Louis, Mo _________________                  45],770     575,238     687,029     772,897     821,000     816,048
       St. Paul, Minn ________________                  133,156     163,065     214,744     234,69B     271,600     287,738
       St. Petersburg, Fla ____ : _______                    273      1,575       4,127      14,237      40,425      ~o, 812
       Salt Lake City, Ut.ah _________                   44,843      53,531      92,777     118,110     140,267     149,934
       San Antonio, 'l'ex _____________                  37,073      53,321      ge,014     1&1,379     231,542     253,854
       San Diego, CaUL ___________                       16,150      17,700      30,578      74,361     147,095     203.341
       San Francisco, Calif___________                  208,907     342,782     416,912     506,676     634,391     634,536
       San Jose, CaUL _______________                    18,060      21,500      28,945      30,642      57,651      68,457
       Santa Monica, CaUL _________                        ],580      3, 057      7,847      15,252      37,140      53,500
       Savannah, Ga _________________                    '13,180     54,214      65,064      83,252      85,024      95,096
       Schenectady, N. Y ____________                    10,002      31,082      72,825      88,7211     05,602      87,549
       Scranton, Pa __________________                   75,215     102,020     120,867     137,783     143, ,j33
       Seattle, Wash _________________                                                                              140.404
                                                         42,837      80,071     237,104     315,312     3U5,583     368,302
       Shreveport, La ________________                   11,079      16,013      28,015      43, B74     76,650      08,167
       StollX City, Iowa ______________                  37,800      33,111      47,82B      71,227      70,183      82,364
       Somerville, Mass ______________                   '10,152     61,643      77,230      93,001     103,90B     102,177
       South Bend, Ind ____________                      21,810      35,909      53,684      70,083     104,103     101,268
       Spokane, Wash ______________                      19,922      36,848     104,402     104,437     115,514     122,001
       Springfield, IlL. _____________                   24,903      34,159      51,078      50,183      71,804      75,503
       Springfield, Mass _____                           44,17U      62,069      88,926     129,614     140,000     149,654
       Sprln~neld, Mo    ______________                  21,850      23,261      35,201       39,631     67,027      61,238
       Sprln gfield Ohio _____________                   31,895      3B,253      40,921       60,840     68,743      70,662
       Stockton, 6BilL ______________                    14, ·j24    17,506      23,253       40,290     47,903      51,714
       Syrncuse, N. y ______ .. ________                 88,143     108,874     137,240      171,717    200,326     205,967
       'l'acoma, Wash ________________                   86,00ll     37,714      83,743       06,965    100,817     100,408
       'l'ampa,   Fla~~~   _________, ____ .. _.          5,532      15,839      37,782       51,608    101,161     108, S91
       Terre Haute, Ind _____________                    aO,217      36,073      58,157       60,083     62,810      62,603
       Toledo, Ohlo __________________                   81,434     131,822     168,407      248, 164   290,718     282.349
       'l'opeka, Kans ___________________                31,007      33,608      43,6B4       50,022     64,120      67,833
       'rrenton, N. J __________________                 57,458      73,307      96,815      119,289    123,856     124, U97

       f~l~~, ~ikYa-_~::::::::::: :::::: ----iii;ii;j.3"
                                                         60,956      60,651      76,813       71,906     72,763      70,304
                                                                      1,390      18,182       72,075    141,258     142,167
       Union     Oit~N. J.6 ____________                             15,187      21,023       20,651     5B,659      66,173
       W~~~: ~cx_:::::::::::::::::::
                                              44,007                 56,883      74,410       94,156    101,740     100,518
                                               14,445                20,686      26,425       3B,500     52,848      55,982
       Washington, D. 0.1 ___________                   230,302     278,718     331,069      437,57]    486,S09     663, 091
       Waterhury, Conn _____________                     28,645      45,850      73,141       91,715     90,902      99,314
       Wntorloo, Iowa _______________                     6,674      12,580      26,603       36,230     46,191      51,743
       Wheoling, W. Va ____________ ._                   34,522      38,878      41,641       66,208     61,650      61, 099
       Wichita, Kans ________________                    23,853      24,671      52,450       72,217    111,110     114,966
       Wilkes· Barre, Pa ______________                  37,718      51,721      67,105       73,833     86,626      86,236
       Wilmington, DeL ____________                      61,431      76, 508     87,411      110,168    106,597     112,504
       Winston-Salem, N. 0 _________                     10,729      13, OliO    22,700       48,395     75,271      70,815
       Worcester, Mass ______________                    84,655     118,421     145,986      179,754    195,311     193,694
       Yonkers, N. Y ________________                    32,033      47,931      79,803      100,176    134,646     142,598
       York, Pa _______________________                  20,703      33,70B      44,750       47,512     55,254      56,712
       Youngstown, Ohio ____________                     33,220      44,885      79,OOU      132,358    170,002     167,720
       ~.-,-




         I Bethlehem borough includes West Bethlehem prior to 1920. Consolidated with South Bethlehem
       borough as Bethlehem city between 1910 and 1920. Oombined population, 1800, 19,823: 1000, 23,099; 1010,
       32,810.
         'Hyde Park town annexed to Boston Olty between 1910 and 1920. Combined population, 1800, 458,670;
       1900, 574,136; 1910, 68r.,092.
         'Population shown is for New York City as now constituted .
         • Omaha and South Omaha cities consolidated betwee-n 1910 and 1920. Oombined populat.ion, 1890,
       148,514: 1900,128,556; 1010, 150,355.
         • Includes population of Allegheny, 1890, 105,287; 1900, 129,896.
         , Union and West Roboken towns consolidated as Union City in 1025. Combined population, 1900,
       3B,2B1; 1010, 56,426: 1920, 60,725.
         7Population shown is for District of Columbia, with which the city Is now coextensive.
         Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census: Fifteenth Oensus Reports, Population, Vol •.                r
       and II; Sixteenth Census Reports, Series P-3, No. 17,
1942




                                                  POPULATION-AGE                                                       25
       GROUPS, BY STATES:               1940
       all ages, see table 6, p. 5.


         40 to 44    45 to 49    Mto 54      55 to 59   60 to 64   65 to 69   70 to 74   75 years Median      DIYJSION
          years       Years      years        years      years      Years      years     and over  age          AND

       ---- ---- ---- ---- -------- ---- ----                                                                  STATE

       8,787,843 8,255,225 7,256,846 5,843,865 4,728,340 3,806,657 2,569,532 2,643,126
       ---- -571,438 -------- ------------ ---- ----
         585,655
                    ---
                             506,907   417,148   356,074   293,081   207,353   214,915
                                                                                       29.0                      U.S.
                                                                                                     31. 3    N.E.
          52,718      50,190       45,716     41,178     86,025     31,119     23,143      26,063    29.6
          32,681      31,731       28,344
                                                                                                               Maine.
                                              24,720     22,378     18,656     14,336      15,728    31.6      N.H.
          21,940      21,307       19,688     17,464     15,634     13,149     10,234      11,109    29.9
         306,967     299,276      265,053
                                                                                                               Vt.
                                             217,660    184,417    152,480    106,642     109,852    31.8      Mass.
          50,424      47,989       42,395
         120,925     120,945      105,711
                                              34,831
                                              81,295
                                                         28,779
                                                         68,841
                                                                    23,147
                                                                    64,530
                                                                               15,944      15,193    30.7       n.I.
                                                                               37,054      36,970    31.1       Oonn.
       2,043,238 1,907,416 1,668,231 1,306,594 1,048,799           800,664    644,770     533,211    31.0     M.A.
       1,068,203   975,212   847,313   653,239   623,049           305,772    266,943     259,041    32.2
         815,720   297,595
                                                                                                               N.Y.
                             259,570   198,622   158,024           119,172     80,239      70,410    31.3      N.J.
         rum, 315  634,578   562,348   454,733   367,726           285,720    197,588     194,160    29.1      Pa.
       1,859,597 1,798,861 l,1i87,410 1,273,829 1,015,752          SOl, B89   567,456     599,419    30.5     E.N.O.
         476,605   465,511    412,900   339,532   278,084          221,229    155,768     162,732    30.8       Ohio.
         224,229   214,731    1117,681  170, 153  138,454          111,898     83,416      89,722    30.3       Ind.
         570,785   fiGI,573   493,139   385,511   300,782          235.125    165,281     167,557    31.5       Ill.
         308,276   353,200    301,048   230,268   178,620          135,556     94,286     101,012    20.3       Mich.
         210,702   203,747    182,552   148,365   119,803           95,081     68,705      78,396    29.8       Wis.
         885,504     861,515      778,537    650,628    534,146    437,995    317,964     356,769    30.0     W.N.O.
         187,196     182,525      162,031    129,941    103,137     82,635     60,455      60,528    29. /j    Minn.
         164,434     162,216      145,667    124,261    105,102     87,319     65,044      74,504    30.2      Iowa.
         255,033     245,347      210,608    187,378    155,014    130,197     94,729     100,810    31.1      Mo.
          30,071      34,755       32,457     27,779     21,686     16,510     10,975      11,905    25.7      N.Dak.
          aO,751      39,161       36,059     20,227     22,772     17,668     12,358      14,414    27.4      S. Dnk.
          85,042       84,078      77,719     63,245     5D,907     41,252     29,564      34,816    29.7      Nebr.
         117,077     113,433      104,096     88,707     75,528     62,414     43,939      50,783    30.4      Kans.
       1,052,132     935,154      802,099    634,214    518,258    440,012    267,891     261,088    25.5     S.A.
          18,831      17,354       15,225     12,204     10,342      8,295      5,824     . 6,447    3D. 6      Del.
         127,260     115, III      99,600     78,372     64,950     52,404     35,183      35,839    29.6       Md.
          53,889      40,641       37,018     28,870     23,757     18,309     11,651      11,246    31.0       D.O.
          150,458    143,185      124,019     99,638     83,500     68,772     43,415      42,757    25.8       Va.
          107,657     96,087       82,430     68,895     54,643     44,562     28,198      28,214    24.3       W. Va.
          180,054    162,980      140,112    110,844     86,723     73,637     41,627      41,276    23.1       N. O.
           05,827     85,689       72,885     56,021     45,031     40,410     21,573      19,322    22.2       S. O.
          174,120    156,489      134,244    102,778     83,965     75,005     42,732      40,887    24.5       Ga.
          128,036    111,618       95,665     76,597     65,329     58,429     37,688      35,100    28.9       Fla.
          600,604     644,807·    473,985    383,028    3lD,085    278,903    167,891     168,095    24.7     E. S. O.
          163,004     150,630     131,346    109,798     90,804     80,951     53,344      54,989    25.4       Ky.
          167,814     151,161     135,37li   109,043     86,769     79,145     47,281      45,352    25.8       Tenn.
          1n1,443     139,114     118,630     93,317     74,793     62,041     36,903      37,2115   23.8       Ala.
          118,223     103,002      88,634     70,870     57,710     54,7UG     30,163      30,489    23.8       Miss,
          708,885    718,86B      596,151    480,007    881,535    325,126    196,718     196,848    26.2     W.S. O.
          107,677    103,851       88,261     72,906     58,687     48,037     29,863      28,400    24.8      Ark.
          144,381    126,685      102,269     81,324     63,3(11    56, 162    31, G36     31,205    25.5      La.
          138,921    126,064      108,082     90,301     73,551     63,713     40,830      40,391    26.2      Okla.
          407,006    360,866      207,539    235,326    185,036    156,314     94,389      90,792    20.8      Tex.
          248,361     239,610     215,511    175,161    138,021    104,863     72,218      74,OBO    26.8     MI.
           32,810      35,309      36,116     28,788     21,230     15, &>6    10,410      10,491    28.8      Mont.
           20,881      29,203      27,397     22,668     18,068     13,183      9,154       9,363    26.4      Idaho.
           16,446      15,870      14,033     10,568      7,763      5,485      3,511       3,562    27.6      Wyo.
           71,210      69,495      61,973     52,385     43,580     34,927     25,427      26,084    29.2      0010.
           29,277      26,567      21,579     16,472     12,539     10,041      6,498       6,745    23.0      N.Mex.
           30,139      27,354      22,922     18,383     14,066     10,620      6,666       6,723    25.4      Ariz.
           30,711      28,188      24,760     20,.356    16,266     12,106      8,714       9,335    24.3      Utah.
            7,872       7,534       6,731      5,541      4,509      3,085      1,938       1,777    31.1      Nev.
          718,867     877,999     827, OM    b23,256    42b,670    326, 124   227,471    238,700     32.8     Pao.
          118,525    117,709      112,916     96,698     77,569     li7,963    41,943     44,414     32.2      Wash,
           75,718     75,001       70,980     60,071     48,382     37,085     26,650     28,993     32.4      Oreg.
          519,624    485,109      443,161    366,187    299,719    231,076    158,878    165,293     33.0      Oalif.

         Source: Department of Oo=erce, Bureau of the Oensus; Sixteenth Censns Reports. Population, Vol. II
1942




       26                                                    AREA AND                                POPUL~rION


       No.      25.-POl'ULA.'rION OF CITlEB HAVING, IN                                                             1940, OVEn 50,000                        INHABITANTS:
                                                                                 1890 TO 1940
       NOTE.-Tho increaso from              CAOSUS           to c~nsus inclu(ll'~ thnt duo to nnnoxntlon of ttl1'1'l1;ory IlS woll                                    BS   to direot
                                                                             growth.                  •
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                         CITY                                   1800                    1000                    1010                1920              1030                  1040
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       Allmny, N. Y •• ___ • ___ • ____ .. __                                                                                                                                244,791
                                                                   04,023                 9'i,1M                loO, iUi:1          113,:1-11        127, <112               130,577
       AU(lntowll, Fa .• _•.. __ . ___ ._ ..                       2(\, ~2R               :l[),0\16               51, (HR            73,5()2          92, /in3
       Altoona, l'u __ •..•..•• _. _______                                                38,07.1
                                                                                                                                                                              00,904
                                                                   30'm                                           li2J 127           OO,lml           82, OM                  80,21 4
       Amur1l10, '['ex. __ •.. __ •• ____ ...                                               1,442                   II, \1r,7        15,404           43,1:12
       Ashm)i\lo, N. 0._._ ...... __ ...                           10,2:15                14,on4                                                                              51,68 (l
                                                                                                                  lR,71)2            28, fiIl1        50, lOa                 51,31 o
       Atlonta, Gn _____ ••••. __ •.• __ •.                        or., (,:13             8n,R72                1M, gao             20o,mo           270, ann                302,288
       Atlant(c City, N. J.._ .. ___ ...                           13,05.1                27, RSR                11G,lliO            50,707           GO, lOB
       AIII(US!!l, Go. ___ . __ •. _.. ___ .. __                   38,300                 30,1-11                                                                             04,09 4,
                                                                                                                 41,()oIO            52,548           CO, 342                 05,91 o
       Austin, 'l'!Ilc~ •• __ •••. ________ ._                     14,675                 22,258                 20,800              34,876           li3,120                 87,93 a
       Baltimoro, Md ___ .•• ___ ... __                         134,430                 60R,957
       Bayonno, N. J. __ . _____ ._ . ___                          10,O:l:l              a2, '722
                                                                                                                "flR,485            733,826          804,874                 850,10 o
                                                                                                                 IJrJ,li4l)          70,7li4          88,070                  70,10 s
       Denutnont, I"l'nx~ __ .. __ ... _~_w~ _._                    3,2Ul1                n,427                  20,C,40             40,422
       B~r\'d\\y, CnIIL_ •• _____ .. _
                                                                                                                                                      57,732                  50,061
                                                                    5,101                13,21,1                  10, 4~·j           56,036           82,109                  85,511
       llothlahmn, PO.I .. _ •• _ ...... __                         0, 1i21              10,758                   12,837
       Dio((llllllltou, N. Y .... __ . ___                         35,005                aD, 047
                                                                                                                                     1iO,358          57,802                  58,40 o
       Birmingham, Ala_ •••••• __ ._ ...                         20,178                  38,415
                                                                                                                  48,448             00,800           70,002                  78,80 o
                                                                                                                 132,085            178,806          250,078                 267,58 3
       Bo~tou, Mos.•.• ___ .. _...... ___                       4AR, '177               50n, 802                 070,585            718,000          781, 188
       Drl<lgoport, Oonn .... _.. _____ .                        48, SOO                 70,006                                                                              770,81 6
                                                                                                                 1Q2,OM             143, oM          110,710                 147,121
       Brockton, Moss .••• __ .• _._. __ .                       27,204                  40,063                   56,878             00,264           03,707                  62,34 3
       TIntrnlo, N. Y •. __ •••• _•••• ____                     250,6M                  3r.2,387                 42.1,715           nOO,775
       OnUlhtidg~, Mass •. _. ____ ... _.                                                                                                            07a,070                 575,IlO1
                                                                 70,028                  01,88(\                 104,889            100,004          113,0<13                110,87\)
       Onmd.lIJ, N. J .. __ ..• _____ . __ .
       Clunton,Ohio ..... ____ .. : ••• _
                                                                 68,313                  tn, 036                  04,638            110,30l!         118,700                 117,53 a
                                                       •
                                                                 2B, !flO                30,007                   50,217             87,001          104,000
       ONlnr Rnpicls, Town_ •• _•• __ •.
                                                   c


                                                                 18,020                  26,On6                                                                              108,401
       Charlestoll, A. 0 .. _.. ____ •••• __                                                                      32,811             15, 1i06         00,007                  62,12o
                                                                   54,Oti-li             55,807                   58,83:1            07,057           02,265
       Olmrlcston, W. Vu ••. ____ • __ •.                           0,742                 11,000                                                                              71,275
       Oharlottn, N. 0 ...... _. _____ . ___                                                                      22,006             30,60S           60,408                  67,01 <1
                                                                   11,057                 18,001                  34,OJ<l            40,338           82,071i                100,80o
       Oh"ttl\noo~l\, 't'(lIln _____ ••• ___                       20,100
       Ohoster, Fa _____ ._ .•• _.• __ .:__                                               30,lM                   44,OOq             57,805          110,708                 128,163
                                                                   20,226                 33,088                  38,537             58,030           50,16'1                 00,28 5
       Ohicago, IIL ____ .. _____ . _____                    1,000, SW
       Olcero, IlL _______ .. _____ ......                                           1,008,57ii                2,185,283          2,7111,705      S, 376, 438              3, 3~0,808
                                                                Ill. 2M                 10,310                    14, r,57            41, ~05         00,002                   04,71 2
       OInclnnlltI,Ohlo _____ . ________                        2{lO,008               325,002                  363,501
       OlnvolarHl, Ohio. ________ .. _.. _.                                                                                          401,247         41H,160                  455, a1o
                                                                201,353                381,708                  660, (loa           700,841          000,420                  878,33 6
       Ol\\V~lnml lInlghts, Ohln .... _..                  ._- .-ii;:iiii:i··                                     2, VOl)             15,230          liD, D4fi
       Oolumbia, S. 0. ___ ... ________
       Columhus, Cll\. _______ • _______
                                                                                 -----!ii;iiiii·                 2(1,319              37,521          51, 1i8l
                                                                                                                                                                               04,90 2
                                                                                                                                                                              62,30 6
                                                                   17, S03               17,014                  20,554               31,125          ,13,131                 53,28o
       OOlmnblls,Ohlo. _____ •• __ . __                            88,150               125,000                 181,5U
       Corpus Ohrlstl, 'l'OlC •• __ ••• __ .                                                                                         237,O:n         200,1\04                306,087
       Oovington, ICy ____ • __ • ____ . __                         4,387                 4,703                   S,222               10,li22         27.741                  57, aD 1
                                                                   87,871                42,038                  53,270               57,121          65,252                  02,01 8
       Dallna, Tex ____ .•• _••••. __ . __        38,0117                                42,038
       Duvenport! lown ____ ._._._ •. _                                                                           02,10'1           158,076·         260,47(J            291,734
                                                  26,872                                 35,254                   43,028             50,727           00,751              60,03 o
       Dnytlm, 01i{\ ____ •••• _...... __         Gl,220                                 85,333                  116,677
       Doarborn, Mich ____ • __ •. ____ .-.                                                                                         152,000          200,082             210,.71 8
       Dcolltllr,lI1 __ . ______ • _______                                                   844                      011             2,470           50,358              63,584
                                                -iii;ii~i"                               20,764                   31,140             43,818
       Donver, 0010_ •. _______ ._._                                                                                                                  57,510              60,30 5
                                                106,713                                 133,850                  213,381            200,401          287,8m              322,41 2
       Dos MQlnOR, r01VO. __ ••• ~ __ ...         50,003                                 62,130                   86,308
       DotrQlt, MielL _____ ._. __ .. __ •..    205,870                                 285,704
                                                                                                                                    120,468          142,550             150,81 o
       Duluth, Minu _____ • __________                                                                           405,706            01l3,078      1, 508, 002          1,623,452
                                                  83,1l6                                 52,060                   78,466             08,017          101,463             101,005
       Durham, N. 0 ______ . ____ .....            6,485                                  0, B70                  18,211             21,710           1i2,037             60,10 5
       East Ollfcago, Ind .... ___ •... _          1,255                                  3,411                  10,008              35, 007
       East Orango, N. J _____ ._ .. __                                                                                                              54,781                  51,037
                                                                                         21,506                  34, 371             50,710          08,020
       East St. LOllISJIIL __ ". ___ ... : '--·'iii,"iliii-                              20,655                  58.047
                                                                                                                                                                             68,0 45
       Ellznbotll, N. _____ .. ___ ._. __                                                                                            06,707          74,347                  70) 609
       EI Faso, Tex. _________ •• _•.. _-         87,704                                 52,130                  73,400              05, 783        1H,580                  1()O,O12
       Eric, Pa. __ • __ ..•• __ ._._ •• ___ _    10,338                                 15,900                  30,270              77, MO         102,421                  06,81 o
                                                  40,63<1                                52,733                  00,525              03,372         115,067
       EvuDston, I1L. ______ ••••. ___                                                   10,250                                                                             116,955
       Evnnsvlll~., Ind. ________ .. ___ ~ ---~¥50;75(;~                                                         24,078              37,234          63,338                  05,389
       Fnll Rivor Mass .... _._. _____                                                   50,007                  69,M7               85,264         102,249                  1l7,O02
       Flint, Mio . _______________ •• -
                     b                            74,308                                104,803                 110,201i            120,485         115,274                 115,428
                                                   ·                9,803                13,103                  38.550              01,500         156,402                 151,543
       Fort WayIlO, Iud ___ • _____ ••.
       Fort Worth, Tex. _________ •••              -
                                              35,393
                                              23, U70
                                                            401 115
                                                            20,688
                                                                                                                 03,033
                                                                                                                 73,312
                                                                                                                                     86,540         114,946                 118,4 10
       Fresno, OaliL .• _____ •• _____ . ~                                                                                          106,482         163,447                 177,662
       GnlvustQn, Tex _____ ._. ___ •.. _     10,818        12, 470                                              24,8\!2             45, 080         52, li13
                                              21l,081       37,780                                                                                                            60,685
       Gary, Ind __ • _______ .•• ___ •.•                                                                        30,1)81             44, 255         52,938                   eo, 802
       Glendale, OuIlL ____ ••. ____ ._ -     .-- ... . -- - -. -
                                                           .~---
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                                                                                                                  2,740
                                                                                                                                     511,378        100,420                 111,719
       Grand Ropids, Mich ______ . __ · ""-ii6;27H -----87;iiii5                                                                     13,636          62,736                  82,582
       Grecnsboro, N. 0_ ....... ____                                                                           112, li71           137, 634        1BB,502                 104,202
       Hamilton, Ollio ________ .... ___ _
                                               3,317        10,035                                               15, SOO             19,801          53,500
                                          _   17, 1i05      23,014                                                                                                           60,3 19
       Hammond, Ind ••• _______ •••. •                                                                           35,270              30,075          62,170                  50,502
                                               5,428        12,376                                               20,025              30,004          64,500                  'lO,l 84
        For iootnotoB, seo p. 28.
1942




                                     POPULATION-PRINCIPAL CITIES                                                      27
       No.    25.-POPULATION OF CI'rIES HAVING, IN 1940, OVER                                  50,000    INHABITANTS:
                                1890 TO 1940-Contiuued

                     CITY                     1890            1900          1910        1920          1930        1940

       Harrisbur~ Pa ________________
                                            39,386            50,167         64,186      75, 1117
                                                                                                    . 80, 339       83,893
       Hartforca oun _______________        53,230            79,850         08,915     13R,036       164,072      1G6,267
       Hl~hlan   Park, IvIich _________                          427          4,120      46,499        52,959       50,810
       Ho oken, N. J ________________ -----43;048-            59,364         70,324      68,166        59,261
       Holyoke, Mass ________________                                                                               50,115
                                            35,637            45,712         57,730      60,203        56,537       53,750
       Houston, 'l'ex _________________     27,557            44,633         78,800     138,276       292,352
       Huntington, W. Va ___________                                                                               384,514
       Indianapolis, Ind _____________      10,108            11,023         31,161      50,177        75,572       78,836
       Irvington, N. L ______________      105,436           169,164        233,650     314,104       364,161      386,972
       Jackson, Mlss _________________ ._----------            5,255         11,877      25,480        56,733       55,328
                                             5,920             7,816         21,262      22,817        48,282       62,107
       Jacksonville, Fla ______________       17,201          28,429         57,609      91,558       129,540
       Jersey City, N. LL ___________                                                                              173,065
       Jollnstown, Pa ________________       103,003         206,433        267,770     208,103       316,715      301,173
       Kalamazoo, Mieh _____________          21,805          35,936         55,482      67,327        66,903       66,6G8
                                              17,853          24,404         39,437      48,487        54,786       54,097
       Kansas City, Kans ____________         38,316          51,418         82,331     101,177       121,857      121,458
       Kansas City, Mo _____________         132,716         163,752        248,381     324,410       309,740      300,178
       Knoxville, 'feun ______________        22,535          32,637
       Lakewood, Ollio ______________                                        36,346      77,818       105,802      111,580
       Lancaster, Pa _________________    ------------         3,355         15,181      41,732        70,500       69,100
       Lansing, Mich ________________         32,011          41,450         47,227      53,150        50,949       61,345
                                              13,102          16,485         31,229      57,327        78,307       78,753
       Lawrence, Mass ______________          44,654          62,559        85,802       94,270        85,068
       Lincoln, Nebr _________________                                                                              84,323
       Little Roek, Ark ______________        55,lM           40,1G0        43,973       54,948        75,933       81,984
                                              25,874          38,307        45,041       65,142        81,670       88,039
       Long Denell, OnliL ___________            564           2,252        17,800       55, 593      142,032      164,271
       Los Angoles, OaUL ___________          50,305         102,470       319,198      576,673     1,238,048
       LonisvllIc, ICy ________________                                                                          1,504,277
       LowoIl, Mass _________________        161,120         204,731       223,928      234,891       307,745      319,077
                                              77,690          g4,900       106,294      112,759       100,234      101,3S9
       ~h~d':~~_~~~~==========:==
                                              55,727          68,513        89,336       90, 148      102,320       98,123
       Madison, Wis _________________         22,740          23,272        40,665       52,095        53,829       57,805
                                              13,426          10,164        25,531       38,378        57,899       67,447
       Malden, Mass ________________         23,031           33,664         44,404      40, 103       58,036       58,010
       Manchester, N. II ____________        44,126           56,987         70,063      78,884        76,834       77,685
       McKee~ort, Pa ______________
                                             20,741           34,227         42,694      46,781        64,032       56,355
       Medfor ,Mass----------_____           11,070           18,244         23,150      39,038        50,714       63,083
       Memphis, Tenn ______________          64,495          102,320        131,105
       Miami, Fla ___________________ .. _----------                                    162, 351      253,143      202,042
                                                               1,681          5,471      29,571       110,637      172,172
       Milwaukee, Wis ______________        204, <l68        280,315        373,857     457,117       578,2'19     587,472
       Minneapolis, Minn ___________       164,738           202,718        301,408     380,582       464,356
       Moblle, Ala___________________                                                                              492,370
                                             31,076           38,469         51,521      60,777        68,202       78,720
       Montgomery, Ala_____________          21,883           30,346         38,136      43,464        66,079       78,084
       Mount Vernon, N. Y _________            10,8RO         21,228         30,010      42,726        61,400        67,362
       Nasllville, Tenn ______________         76,1G8         80,865        110,364
       Newark, N. J _________________                                                   118, 342      153,866      '167,402
                                              181,830        246,070        347,469     414,524       442,337       420,700
       New Bedford, Mass ___________           40,733         62,442         90,652     121,217       112,607       1]0,341
       New Britain, Oonn ___________           16,519         21i,998        43,016      59,316        68,128        68,685
       New Haven, Oonn ____________            81,208        108,027        133,605     162, 537      162,655       160,605
       New Orleans, La_________ -----         242,030        287,104        339,075     387,210       458,762       404,537
       New Rocllelle, N. Y __________           9,057         14,720         28,867      36,213        64,000        58,408
       Newton, Mass ________________           24,379         33,587        ·39,806      46,054        66, 276
       New York, N. Y.8 ____________                                                                                 69,873
                                           2, 507, 414     3,437,202      4,766,883   5,620,048     6,930,446    7,454,09
       Niagara Falls, N. Y ___________                        19,457         30,445      50,760        75,460       78,029
       Norfolk Va ___________________ -----84;87i-            46,024         67,452     115,777       129,710      144,33 2
       Oaklan cik OallL ______________      48,682            66,960        150,174     216, 261      284,063      a02,163
       Oak Par, I1L ________________                                         19,444      39,858        63,982
       Oklahoma Oity, Okla _________ ------4;i5i-        -----iii;ii37-      64,205      91, 205      185,389
                                                                                                                    66,01 5
                                                                                                                   204,42<1
       Omaha, Nebr.I. _______________      140,462           102,555        124,005     191, 601      214, 006
       Pasadena,OallL ______________                                                                               223,844
       Passaic, N. L _________________       4,882             0,117         30,201      45,354        76,086       81,86 4
       Paterson, N. J ________________      13,028            27,777         54,773      63,841        62,959       61,394
       Pawtucket, R. L _____________        78,347           105,171        125,600     135,875       138,513      130,65
                                            27,633            S9,231         51,622      64,248        77,140       75,70
       Peoria, III _____________________
                                            41,024
       Philadelpllla, Pa ______________ 1,046,064             M,100          66,950      76, 121      101,969      105,087
       Plloenix, Ariz _________________                    1,293,697      1,540,008   1,823,779     1,050,061    1,931,33 4
       Plttsbur~      Pa ________________    3,152          . 5,644          11,134      20,053        48,118       65,41 4
       Pontiac, lell _____ • __________ 1343,004            1451,512        533,905     588, 343      660,817      671,659
       Portland, Mo _________________        6,200             9,769         14,532      34,273        64,928       66,62 6
       Portland, Oreg ________________      36,425            50,145         58,571      69,272        70,810       73,643
       Portsmouth, Va _______.________      46,385            90,426        207,214     258,288       301,815      305,39 4
       Providence R. L _____________        13,268            17,427         33,100      54, 387       45,704       50,74 5
       Pueblo, 000 __________________      132,146           175,597        224,326     237, 505      252,981      253,004
                    j                       24,558            28,157         41,747      43,050        50,096       52,16 2
         For footnotes, see p. 28.
1943




       8                                  AREA AND POPULATION

              9.—POPULATION            OF C I T I E S H A V I N G , IN 1 9 4 0 , O V E B           50,000     INHABITANTS:
                                                         1890    TO       1940

       NOTE.—The increase from census to census includes that due to annexation of territory as well as to direct
                                                     growth

                                             1890           1900            1910            1920         1930          1940

       Akron, Ohio                           27, 601        42, 728          69,067         208, 435     255, 040       244,791
       Albany, N.-Y                          94,923         94,151          100, 253        113,344      127, 412       130,677
       Allentown, Pa                         25, 228        35, 416          51, 913         73, 502      92, 563        96, 904
       Altoona, Pa                           30,337         38, 973          52,127          60,331       82, 054        80, 214
       Amarillo, Tex                             482         1, 442           9, 957         15, 494      43,132         51, 686
       Ashe ville, N. C                      10, 235        14, 694          18, 762         28, 504      50,193         51, 310
       Atlanta, Ga                           65, 533        89, 872         154, 839        200,616      270, 366       302, 288
       Atlantic City, N. J .                 13, 055        27, 838          46, 150         50, 707      66,198         64,094
       Augusta, Ga                           33, 300        39, 441          41, 040         52, 548      60, 342        66,919
       Austin, Tex                           14, 575        22, 258          29,860          34, 876      53,120         87, 930

       Baltimore, M d                       434,439         508,957          558,485        733,826      804,874        869,100
       Bayonne, N. J                         19, 033         32, 722          55, 545        76, 754      88, 979        79,198
       Beaumont, Tex                          3,296           9, 427          20, 640        40, 422      57, 732        59,061
       Berkeley, Calif                        5, 101         13, 214          40, 434        56, 036      82,109         86, 647
       Bethlehem, Pa.i                        9, 521         10, 758          12, 837        50, 358      57, 892        58,490
       Binghamton, N. Y .                    35,005          39, 647          48, 443        66,800       76, 662        78, 309
       Birmingham, Ala__.                    26,178          38, 415         132, 685        178, 806    259, 678       267, 583
       Boston, Mass.2                       448, 477        560, 892         670, 585        748, 060    781,188        770, 816
       Bridgeport, Conn...                   48, 866         70, 996         102, 054        143, 555    146, 716       147,121
       Brockton, Mass                        27, 294         40, 063          56, 878         66, 254     63, 797        62, 343
       Buffalo, N. Y_                        255, 664       352, 387         423, 715        506, 775       573, 076     676, 901
       Cambridge, Mass                        70, 028        91, 886         104, 839        109, 694       113, 643     110, 879
       Camden, N . J                          58, 313        75, 935          94, 538        116, 309       118, 700     117, 636
       Canton, Ohio                           26,189         30, 667          50, 217         87, 091       104, 906     108,401
       Cedar Rapids, Iowa                     18, 020        25, 656          32, 811         45, 566        56,097       62,120
       Charleston, S. C                       54, 955        55, 807          58,833          67, 957        62, 265      71, 275
       Charleston, W. Va                       6,742         11, 099          22, 996         39, 608        60, 408      67, 914
       Charlotte, N. C .                      11, 557        18, 091          34, 014         46, 338        82, 675     100,899
       Chattanooga, Tenn                      29,100         30,154           44,604          57, 895       119, 798     128,163
       Chester, Pa__                          20, 226        33,988           38, 537         58,030         59,164       69, 285
       Chicago, HI                         1, 099, 850    1,698, 575       2,185, 283      2,701,705    3,376,438      3,396,808
       Cicero, 111                             10, 204       16, 310          14, 557         44, 995        66, 602      64, 712
       Cincinnati, Ohio                       296, 908      325, 902         363, 591        401, 247       451,160      455, 610
       Cleveland, Ohio                        261,353       381,768          560,663         796, 841       900,429      878, 336
       Cleveland Heights, Ohio,                                                2, 955         15, 236        50, 945      54, 992
       Columbia, S. C                         15, 353        21,108           26, 319         37, 524        51, 581      62, 396
       Columbus, Ga                           17, 303        17, 614          20, 554         31,125         43,131       53, 280
       Columbus, Ohio                         88,150        125, 560         181,511         237,031        290, 564     306, 087
       Corpus Christi, Tex                     4, 387         4,703               8, 222      10, 522        27, 741      67,301
       Covington, K y                         37, 371        42,938              53, 270      57,121         65,252       62, 018

       Dallas, Tex                            38,067         42,638           92,104         158,976       260, 475       294, 734
       Davenport, Iowa                        26, 872        35, 254          43, 028         56, 727       60,751         66, 039
       Dayton, Ohio             i             61, 220        85, 333         116, 577        152, 559      200, 982       210, 718
       Dearborn, Mich                                            844              911          2,470        50,358         63, 684
       Decatur, 111                           16,841         20, 754          31,140          43,818        57, 510        69, 305
       Denver, Colo                          106, 713       133,859          213, 381        256, 491      287, 861       322, 412
       Des Moines, Iowa                       50, 093        62,139           86, 368        126, 468      142, 559       169, 819
       Detroit, Mich                         205,876        285, 704         465, 766        993, 678   1, 568, 662    1, 623,462
       Duluth, Minn__                         33,115         52,969           78, 466         98, 917      101, 463       101,066
       Durham, N. C .                          5,485          6,679           18, 241         21, 719       62, 037        60,195
       East Chicago, I n d .                   1, 255         3,411           19, 098         35, 967        64, 784      64, 637
       East Orange, N. J .                                   21, 506          34, 371         50, 710        68, 020      68, 946
       East St. Louis, IlL.                   15,169         29, 655          58, 547         66, 767        74, 347      76, 609
       Elizabeth, N. J                        37, 764        52,130           73, 409         95, 783       114, 689     109, 912
       El Paso, Tex                           10, 338        15, 906          39, 279         77, 560       102, 421      96, 810
       Erie, P a .                            40,634         52, 733          66, 525         93, 372       115, 967     116, 966
       Evanston, 111                                         19, 259          24, 978         37, 234        63, 338
       Evansville, Ind                        50, 756        59,007           69, 647         85, 264       102, 249      97, 062
       Fall River, Mass...                    74, 398       104,863          119, 295        120,485        116, 274     116, 428
       Flint, Mich                             9, 803        13,103           38, 550         91, 599       166, 492     161, 643
       Fort Wayne, Ind                        35, 393           45,115                        86,649        114,946      118, 410
       Fort Worth, Tex                        23, 076           26, 688          73, 312     106, 482       163, 447     m , 662
       Fresno, Calif                          10, 818           12, 470          24, 892      45, 086        62, 613      #,685
       Galveston, Tex                         29,084            37, 789          36, 981      44, 255        52, 938      60,862
       Gary, Ind                                                                 16, 802      55, 378       100, 426     111, 719
       Glendale, Calif                                                         2,746          13, 536        62, 736      82,682
       Grand Rapids, Mich.                    60, 278           87, 565      112, 571        137, 634       168, 692     164, 292
       Greensboro, N . C                       3, 317           10, 035       15, 895         19,861         53, 669      69, 319
       Hamilton, Ohio                         17, 565           23, 914       35, 279         t9, 675        52,176       60,692
       Hammond, Ind                            5,428            12,376        20,925                         64,560       70,184
           For footnotes, see p. 10.
1943




                                     P O P U L A T I O N — P R I N C I P A L           CITIES                             9


       No.      — P O P U L A T I O N OF     CITIES       HAVING,      IN     1940, OVER 5 0 , 0 0 0 INHABITANTS:
                                              1890 TO 1 9 4 0 — C o n t i n u e d

                                              1890          1900            1910         1920         1930         19é0

       Harrisburg, Pa                          39, 386       50,167          64,186       75,917       80, 339
       Hartford, Conn                          53,230        79,850          98,915      138,036      164, 072      166, 267
       Highland Park, Mich_                                      427          4,120       46, 499      52, 959       50, 810
       Hoboken, N. J                           43, 648       59, 364         70, 324      68,166       59, 261       50,116
       Holyoke, Mass                           35, 637       45, 712         57, 730      60, 203      56, 537       53, 760
       Houston, Tex                            27, 557       44, 633         78,800      138, 276     292, 352      384, 514
       Huntington, W. Va_._                    10,108        11,923          31,161       50,177       75, 572       78, 836
       Indianapolis, Ind                      105, 436      169,164         233, 650     314,194      364,161       386, 972
       Irvington, N. J                                        5, 255         11,877       25,480       56, 733       66, 328
       Jackson, Miss                            5,920         7,816          21,262       22.817       48, 282       62,107
       Jacksonville, Fla___.                   17,201        28, 429         57, 699      91, 558     129, 549      173,065
       Jersey City, N. J....                  163,003       206, 433        267,779      298,103      316, 715      301,173
       Johnstown, Pa                           21, 805       35, 936         55, 482      67, 327      66,993        66,668
       Kalamazoo, Mich._.                      17, 853       24, 404         39,437       48, 487      54, 786       54,097
       Kansas City, Kans_                      38, 316       51, 418         82, 331     101,177      121,857       121, 458
       Kansas City, Mo__.                     132, 716      163, 752        248, 381     324, 410     399, 746      399,178
       Knox ville, Tenn                        22, 535       32, 637         36, 346      77.818      105, 802      111, 580
       Lake wood, Ohio                                        3, 355         15,181       41, 732      70, 509       69,160
       Lancaster, Pa                           32, Oil       41, 459         47, 227      53,150       59, 949       61, 345
       Lansing, Mich                           13,102        16,485          31, 229      57, 327      78, 397       78,763
       Lawrence, Mass                          44, 654       62, 559         85,892       94, 270                     84, 323
       Lincoln, Nebr                           55,154        40,169          43,973       54,948        75, 933       81,984
       Little Rock, Ark...                     25, 874       38, 307         45, 941      65,142        81, 679       88,039
       Long Beach, Calif.,                         564        2, 252         17, 809      55, 593      142,032       164, 271
       Los Angeles, Calif..                    50, 395      102, 479        319,198      576, 673   1, 238, 048   1, 504, 277
       Louisville, Ky                         161,129       204, 731        223,928      234, 891      307, 745      319, 077
       Lowell, Mass                            77,696        94, 969        106,294      112, 759      100, 234      101,389
       Lynn, Mass__                            55, 727       68,513          89,336       99,148       102, 320       98,123
       Macon, Ga_                              22, 746       23, 272         40, 665      52, 995       53,829        67,865
       Madison, Wis                            13, 426       19,164          25, 531      38, 378       57,899        67,447
       Maiden, Mass                            23, 031       33, 664         44, 404      49,103       58,036        68,010
       Manchester, N. H-_.                     44,126        56,987          70, 063      78, 384      76,834        77, 686
       McKeesport, Pa                          20,741        34, 227         42, 694      46, 781      54, 632       65,356
       Medford, Mass                           11, 079       18, 244         23,150       39, 038      59, 714       63.083
       Memphis, Tenn                           64, 495      102, 320        131,105      162, 351     253,143       292,942
       Miami, Fla                                             1, 681          5, 471      29. 571     110, 637      172,172
       Milwaukee, Wis                         204, 468      285,315         373,857      457,147      578, 249      687,472
       Minneapolis, Minn..                    164, 738      202, 718        301, 408     380, 582     464, 356      492, 370
       Mobile, Ala                             31, 076       38,469          51, 521      60, 777      68, 202       78, 720
       Montgomery, Ala                         21,883        30, 346         38,136       43, 464      66, 079       78.084
       Mount Vernon, N, Y_                      10, 830      21, 228       30,919         42, 726      61, 499       67,362
       Nashville, Tenn                          76,168       80, 865      110, 364       118, 342     153,866       167,402
       Newark, N. J                            181,830      246, 070      347, 469       414, 524     442, 337      429,760
       New Bedford, Mass.__                     40. 733      62, 442       96, 652       121, 217     112, 597      110, 341
       New Britain, Conn...                     16, 519      25,998        43, 916        59, 316      68,128        68,686
       New Haven, Conn                          81. 298     108,027       133, 605       162, 537     162,655       160, 606
       New Orleans, La                        242, 039      287,104       339, 075       387, 219     458, 762      494, 537
       New Rochelle, N. Y . .                    9, 057      14, 720       28,867         36, 213      54, 000       58,408
       Newton, Mass                             24, 379      33, 587       39, 806        46,054       65, 276       69,873
       New York, N.                         2, 507, 414   3,437, 202   4, 766,883      5,620,048    6,930, 446    7,454,996
       Niagara Falls, N. Y                                   19, 457         30, 445      50, 760      75,460        78,029
       Norfolk, Va                             34,871        46,624          67, 452     115,777      129, 710      144,332
       Oakland, Calif                          48, 682       66,960         150,174      216, 261     284,063       302,163
       Oak Park, 111                                                         19, 444      39,858       63,982        66, 016
       Oklahoma City, Okla                      4.151        10,037          64, 205      91, 295     185, 389      204, 424
       Omaha, Nebr.<                          140, 452      102, 555        124, 096     191, 601     214,006       223,844
       Pasadena, Calif                          4,882         9,117          30, 291      45, 354      76,086        81,864
       Passaic, N. J                           13, 028       27, 777         54, 773      63, 841      62,959        61, 394
       Paterson, N. J                          78, 347      105,171         125, 600     135,875      138,513       139, 656
       Pawtucket, R. I                         27, 633       39, 231         51,622       64, 248      77,149        76,797
       Peoria, 111                              41, 024   56,100           66,950         76,121      104,969       106,087
       Philadelphia, Pa.                    1, 046,964 1,293,697       1, 549, 008     1,823,779    1,950, 961    1,931, 334
       Phoenix, Ariz                             3.152     5, 544          11,134         29,053       48,118        66, 414
       Pittsburgh, Pa.._.                    « 343, 904 6 451, 512        533, 905       588, 343     669,817       671,659
       Pontiac, Mich                             6, 200    9,769           14, 532        34, 273      64,928        66, 626
       Portland, Me                             36, 425   50,145           58, 571        69, 272      70, 810       73, 643
       Portland, Oreg--.                        46,385    90, 426        207, 214        258, 288     301,815       305, 394
       Portsmouth, Va__                         13,268    17, 427          33,190         54, 387      45, 704       50, 745
       Providence, R. I..                      132,146   175, 597        224,326         237, 595     252,981       263,604
       Pueblo, Colo                             24, 558   28,157           41,747         43,050       60,096        52,162
         For footnotes, see p. 10.
               578076°—44              2
1943




       10                               AKEA AND POPULATION

       No.       —POPULATION       OF C I T I E S HAVING, IN 1 9 4 0 ,      OVER     50,000     INHABITANTS:
                                         1890 TO 1940—Continued

                                         1890        1900        1910         1920        1930           1940

       Quincy, Mass                       16,723                  32,642       47,876      71,983          76,810
       Racine, Wis                        21,014      29,102      38,002       58,593      67,542          67,196
       Reading, Pa                        68, 661     78,961      96,071      107,784     111, 171        110, 668
       Richmond, Va                       81,388      85.050     127,628      171,667     182,929         193,042
       Roanoke, Va                        16,159      21,495      34,874       50,842      69,206          69,287
       Rochester, N. Y . . .             133,896     162,608     218,149      295,760     328,132         324,976
       Rockford, 111.                     23, 584     31.051      45,401       65, 651     85,864          84, 637
       Sacramento, CallL.                 26,386      29> 282     44,696       65,908      93,750         105,958
       Saginaw, Mich                      46,322      42,346      60,610       61,903      80,715          82,794
       St. Joseph, Mo                     52,324     102,979      77,403       77,939      80,935          75.711
       St. Louis, Mo                     461,770     575,238     687,029      772,897     821,960        816,048
       St. Paul, Minn                    133,156     163,065     214,744      234,698     271,606        287,736
       St. Petersburg, Fla..._               273       1,575       4,127       14,237      40,425         60,812
       Salt Lake City, Utah.              44,843      53,531      92,777      118, n o    140,267        149,934
       San Antonio, Tex                   37,673      53,321      96,614      161,379     231,542        253,854
       San Diego, Calif.                  16,169      17,700      39, 578      74,361     147,995        203,341
       San Francisco, Calif...           298,997     342,782     416,912      606,676     634,394        634,636
       San Jose, Calif                    18,060      21, 500     28,946       39, 642     67, 651        68,457
       Santa Monica, Calif...              1,580       3,057       7,847       16, 252     37,146         53, 500
       Savannah, Ga                       43,189      64,244      65,064       83,252      85,024         95,996
       Schenectady, N. Y                  19,902      31,682      72,826       88,723      95,692          87,649
       Scranton, Pa                       75,215     102,026     129,867      137,783     143,433         140,404
       Seattle, Wash.                     42,837      80, 671    237,194      315,312     365, 683        368,302
       Shreveport, La.                    11,979      16,013      28,016       43, 874     76,655          98,167
       Sioux City, Iowa                   37,806      33, 111     47,828       71, 227     79,183          82,364
       Somerville, Mass                   40,152      61,643      77,236       93,091     103,908         102,177
       South Bend, Ind..                  21,819      35,999      53,684       70, 983    104,193         101, 268
       Spokane, Wash..                    19,922      36,848     104,402      104, 437    115, 514        122,001
       Springfield, 111                   24,963      34,159      61, 678      59,183      71,864          75, 503
       Springfield, Mass                  44,179      62,059                  129, 614    149,900         149, 564
       Springfield, M o . . .             21,850      23,267      35,201       39,631          67,627      61,238
       Springfield, Ohio..                31,895      38,253      46,921       60,840          68,743      70,662
       Stockton, Calif....                14, 424     17, 506     23,263       40,296          47,963      64,714
       Syracuse, N. Y                     88,143     108, 374    137, 249     171,717         209,326     205,967
       Tacoma, Wash                       36.006      37,714      83,743       96,965         106,817     109,408
       Tampa, Fla                          5,632      16, 839     37, 782      51, 608        101,161     108,391
       Terre Haute, Ind.                  30, 217     36, 673     58,157       66,083          62,810      62, 693
       Toledo, Ohio                       81,434     131, 822    168,497      243,164         290,718     282, 349
       Topeka, Kans                       31.007      33,608      43, 684      50,022          64,120      67,833
       Trenton, N. J                      57,458      73,307      96,815      119, 289        123,356     124,697
       Troy, N. Y . . . .                 60,956      60,651      76,813       71,996          72, 763     70,304
       Tulsa, Okla....                                 1,390      18,182       72,075         141, 258    142,167
       Union City, N. J.«..               10,643      15,187      21,023       20, 651         58, 659     56,173
       Utica, N. Y                        44,007                  74,419       94,156         101,740     100, 518
       Waco, Tex                          14, 445     20,686      26,425       38,500          52,848      55,982
       Washington, D. CJ.                230,392     278, 718    331,069      437,571                     663,091
       Waterbury, Conn...                 28, 646     45,869      73,141       91, 716         99,902      99,314
       Waterloo, Iowa                      6,674      12,580      26,693       36, 230         46,191      61,743
       Wheeling, W. V a . . .             34,522      38,878      41, 641      56,208          61,669      61,099
       Wichita, Kans.                                 24,671      52,460       72,217         111, 110    114,966
       Wilkes-Barre, Pa                   37,718      51,721      67,105       73,833      86,626          86,236
       Wilmington, Del                    61,431      76,508      87,411      110,168     106,597         112,504
       Winston-Salem, N. 0_               10,729      13, 650     22,700       48,395      75,274          79,815
       Worcester, Mass                    84,655     118,421     146,986      179,754     195,311         193, 694
       Yonkers, N. Y                      32,033      47,931      79,803      100,176     134,646         142, 598
       York, Pa                           20,793      33,708      44,750       47, 612     66,254          56.712
       Youngstown, Ohio                   33,220      44,885      79,066      132,358     170,002         167,720

         1 Bethlehem borough includes West Bethlehem prior to 1920. Consolidated with South Bethlehem
       borough as Bethlehem city between 1910 and 1920. Combined population, 1890, 19,823; 1900, 23,999; 1910,
       32,810.
         2 Hyde Park town annexed to Boston City between 1910 and 1920. Combined population, 1890, 468,670;
       1900, 674,136; 1910, 686,092.
         3 Population shown is for New York City as now constituted.
         < Omaha and South Omaha cities consolidated between 1910 and 1920. Combined population, 1890,
       148,514; 1900, 128,566; 1910, 150,356.
         « Includes population of Allegheny, 1890,106,287; 1900,129,896.
         « Union and West Hoboken towns, consolidated as Union City in 1926. Combined population, 1900,
       38,281; 1910, 66,426; 1920, 60,725.
         ' Population shown is for District of Columbia, with which the city is now coextensive.
         Source: Department of Oommerte, Bureau of the Census; Sixteenth Census Reports, Population, Vol. I.

				
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