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

Table 5

Metropolitan population: 1950–2000 (1000s).

19501970198019902000

Norfolk, NP News5411066120114431576
Richmond3295427618651097
Charlotte, Gast., RH19755897111621330
Greensboro, WS, HP33772495110501252
Raleigh-Durham2384196658561223
Atlanta6721596223329604248
Jacksonville3046227229081123
Miami, Ft. L., WP6942237320140575008
Orlando11545380512251645
Tampa-St. P.4091089161420682396
Memphis48283493910071205
Nashville3226998519851312
Birmingham5597678158401052
New Orleans6851046130412851317
Austin1613235858461250
Dallas-Ft. Worth9762378304640375162
Houston8081999275333224465
San Antonio500888108913251712
Total832918,24024,50630,24138,373
11 States36,55150,04561,28770,76884,283
Pct. in 18 Metros22.79%36.45%40.00%42.73%45.53%

Source: US Bureau of the Census, various years.

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