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Urban Areas in the Transformation of the South: A Review of Modern History

Table 3

US Urban hierarchy (population, millions).

Rank19502000
PopulationPopulation

New York12.91New York19.05
Chicago5.50LA16.37
LA4.81Chicago8.90
Philadelphia3.67San Fran-O7.04
Detroit3.02Philadelphia6.19
Boston2.37Boston5.82
San Fran-O2.24Dallas-FW5.16
Pittsburgh2.21Miami5.01
Cleveland1.47Wash. DC4.92
St. Louis1.68Houston4.46
Wash. DC1.46Detroit4.45
Baltimore1.34Atlanta4.25
Minn.-St.P.1.12Phoenix3.25
Buffalo1.09Seattle3.04
Dallas-FW0.98Minn.-St.P.2.97
Cincinnati0.90San Diego2.81
Milwaukee0.87St. Louis2.70
Kansas City0.81Baltimore2.55
Houston0.81Pittsburgh2.43
Providence0.74Tampa2.40
Seattle0.73Denver2.18
Portland, OR0.70Cleveland2.15
Miami0.69Cincinnati2.01
New Orleans0.69Portland, OR1.93
Atlanta0.67Kansas City1.84

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