UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEstatevariants of the name (mainly "founded as", thus a historical name!) c2000c1990c1980c1970c1960c1950c1940c1930c1920c1910c1900c1890c1880c1870c1860c1850c1840c1830c1820c1810c1800c1790e/c.1750particularselevationfound.yr
source:CBCBIA,RAIA,RADVHAEBDVDVDVRLDVDVDVDVDVDVDVDVDVDVDVMIplaces are cities, unless otherwise statedin m
AbileneTX115,9106,798,389,790,445,626,63,2530
AkronOH217,1223,0237,4275,4290,4274,6244,8255,0208,469,142,727,616,510,03,53,3granted charter as city 18653031836
AlbanyNY95,7101,1101,7115,8129,7135,0130,6127,4113,3100,394,294,990,869,462,450,833,724,212,610,85,33,5granted charter as city 1686461614
AlbuquerqueNM448,6384,7332,9243,8201,296,835,426,615,211,06,23,8incorporated as city 189015111706
AlexandriaVA128,3111,2103,2110,991,061,833,524,118,115,314,514,313,613,612,78,78,58,28,27,25,02,7incorporated as town 1779; became city 185291749
AllentownPA106,6105,1103,8109,5108,3106,896,992,673,551,935,425,218,113,98,03,82,51,5incorporated as borough 1811; became city 18671111762
AmarilloTX173,6157,6149,2127,0138,074,251,743,115,510,01,40,51120
AnaheimCA328,0266,4219,5166,7104,214,611,011,05,52,61,51,30,80,9491857
AnchorageAKAnchorage municipality260,3226,3174,448,144,211,33,52,31,9see footnote 1 at the bottom of this table0
Ann ArborMI114,0109,6108,099,867,348,329,826,919,514,814,52561824
ArlingtonTX333,0261,7160,189,744,84,20,7
ArlingtonVA189,5170,9152,7174,3174,3163,457,04,5unincorporated settlement; Arlington CDP is coextensive with Arlington County
ArvadaCO102,289,284,646,819,21,50,3
Athens-Clarke CountyGA101,545,742,544,331,428,220,710,2see footnote 2 at the bottom of this table202
AtlantaGATerminus, Marthasville416,5394,0425,0497,0487,5331,3302,3270,4200,6154,889,965,537,421,89,62,6incorporated as city 18473221843
Augusta-Richmond CountyGA199,844,647,559,970,671,565,960,352,541,039,4see footnote 3 at the bottom of this table; incorporated as city 1798301735
AuroraCO276,4222,1158,675,048,511,43,4
AuroraIL143,099,681,374,263,750,647,246,636,329,824,1incorporated as city 1857
AustinTXWaterloo656,6465,6345,9251,8186,5132,587,953,134,929,922,314,611,04,43,50,6incorporated as city 18391601835
BakersfieldCA247,1174,8105,669,556,834,829,32,61241869
BaltimoreMD651,2736,0786,7905,8939,0949,7859,1804,9733,8558,5509,0434,4332,3267,4212,4169,1102,380,662,746,626,513,5incorporated as city 1797101729
Baton RougeLA227,8219,5220,4166,0152,4125,634,730,721,814,911,310,57,26,55,43,92,3incorporated as town 18176
BeaumontTX113,9114,3118,0115,9119,294,059,157,740,420,69,43,3incorporated as city 188171835
BellevueWA109,686,973,961,112,81,0
BerkeleyCAOceanview102,7102,7103,3116,7111,6113,885,582,156,040,413,25,1incorporated as city 1909151853
BirminghamAL242,8266,0284,4300,9340,9326,0267,6259,7178,8132,738,426,23,1incorporated as city 1871183
Boise CityID185,8125,7102,275,034,534,426,121,521,417,46,0incorporated as city 18648311863
BostonMA589,1574,3563,0641,1697,2801,4770,8781,2748,1670,6560,9448,5362,8250,5177,8136,993,461,443,333,824,918,316,0incorporated as city 182201630
BridgeportCTPequonnock, Newfield, Stratfield, Fairfield Village139,5141,7142,5156,5156,7158,7147,1146,7143,6102,171,048,927,619,012,16,13,3incorporated as town 1821; became city 183601639
BrownsvilleTX139,799,085,052,548,036,122,16,3101848
BuffaloNY292,6328,1357,9462,8532,8580,1575,9573,1506,8423,7352,4255,7155,1117,781,142,318,28,72,11,5incorporated as village 1816; became city 18321821780
BurbankCA100,393,684,688,990,278,634,3
CambridgeMANew Towne101,495,895,3100,4107,7120,7110,9113,6109,7104,891,91630
Cape CoralFL102,375,032,110,2< 5,0
CarrolltonTX109,682,240,613,94,2
Cedar RapidsIA120,8108,8110,2110,692,072,362,156,145,632,825,718,010,15,91,8incorporated as city 18562221838
ChandlerAZ176,690,529,713,89,51,2
CharlotteNC540,8395,9315,5241,2201,6134,0100,982,746,334,018,111,67,14,52,31,1incorporated as city 1768216c. 1748
ChattanoogaTN155,6152,5169,5119,1130,0131,0128,2119,857,944,630,229,112,96,1granted charter 1839, as city 1851192c. 1835
ChesapeakeVA199,2152,0114,589,6formed 1963 by merger of former city of South Norfolk and former county of Norfolk1963
ChicagoIL2896,02783,73005,13367,03550,43621,03396,83376,42701,72185,31698,61009,9503,2299,0112,730,04,5granted charter as city 183718117th cent.
Chula VistaCA173,6135,283,967,942,015,95,1
CincinnatiOHLosantiville331,3364,0385,4452,5502,6504,0455,6451,2401,2363,6325,9296,9255,1216,2161,0115,446,324,89,62,5incorporated as town 1802; became city 18191671788
ClarksvilleTN103,575,554,831,722,016,211,818,59,41784
ClearwaterFL108,898,885,552,134,715,610,1incorporated as city 1891
ClevelandOH478,4505,6573,8750,9876,1914,8878,3900,4796,8560,7381,8261,4160,192,843,417,06,11,10,6incorporated as village 1814; became city 18362041796
Colorado SpringsCO360,9281,1215,1135,170,245,536,833,230,129,121,111,14,2incorporated as city 188618311871
ColumbiaSC116,398,1100,8113,597,486,962,451,637,526,321,115,410,09,38,16,64,33,3incorporated as village 1805; became city 1854791786
ColumbusGA186,3179,3170,1154,2116,879,653,343,131,120,617,617,310,17,49,65,93,1see footnote 4 at the bottom of this table761828
ColumbusOH711,5632,9565,0539,7471,3375,9306,1290,6237,0181,5125,688,251,631,318,617,96,02,4incorporated as city 18342371797,1812
ConcordCA121,8111,3103,885,236,01,40,6
Coral SpringsFL117,579,437,31,5
CoronaCA125,076,137,827,513,38,8
Corpus ChristiTX277,5257,5232,1204,5167,7108,357,327,710,58,24,74,43,32,10,2incorporated as city 18520c. 1839
Costa MesaCA108,796,482,372,737,63,6
Cucamonga> see:Rancho Cucamonga
DallasTX1188,61006,9904,6844,4679,7434,5294,7260,5159,092,142,638,110,4incorporated as town 1856; became city 18711561841
Daly CityCA103,692,378,566,944,89,6absorbed town of Colma 1936
DavenportIA98,495,3103,398,589,074,566,160,856,743,032,3180c. 1836
DaytonOH166,2182,0193,5243,6262,3243,9210,7201,0152,6116,685,361,238,730,520,111,06,13,01,00,4incorporated as town 1805; became city 18412301796
DenverCO554,6467,6492,7514,7493,9415,8322,4287,9256,5213,4133,9106,735,64,84,7see footnote 5 at the bottom of this table; incorporated as city 186115851860
Des MoinesIA198,7193,2191,0200,6208,9178,0159,8142,6126,586,462,150,122,412,04,0granted charter as city 18572451843,1851
DetroitMIFort Pontchartrain du Détroit951,31028,01203,41511,51670,11849,61623,51568,7993,7465,8285,7205,9116,379,645,621,09,12,21,41701701
DowneyCA107,391,482,688,482,59,41,1
DurhamNC187,0136,6101,195,478,371,360,252,021,718,26,7incorporated as city 1869119c. 1853
El MonteCA116,0106,279,569,913,24,7
El PasoTX563,7515,3425,3322,3276,7130,596,8102,477,639,315,910,30,7incorporated as city 187311261827
ElizabethNJElizabethtown120,6110,0106,2112,7107,7112,8109,9114,995,873,452,137,828,220,811,65,64,23,53,53,0chartered as borough of Elizabeth 1740 and 1789; chartered as city 18551664
EriePA103,7108,7119,1129,2138,4130,8117,0116,093,466,552,740,627,719,69,45,93,41,50,60,40,1incorporated as borough 1803; as city 18512271795
EscondidoCA133,6108,664,336,816,44,60,5incorporated as city 18881885
EugeneOR137,9112,7105,778,451,035,920,818,914,09,03,2incorporated as city 18621291851
EvansvilleIN121,6126,3130,5138,8141,5128,697,1102,285,369,659,050,829,321,811,53,2117
FayettevilleNC121,075,759,553,547,134,717,44,7311739
FlintMI124,9140,8159,6193,3196,9163,1151,5156,591,638,613,19,88,45,43,0incorporated as city 18552171819
FontanaCA128,987,537,120,714,74,5
Fort CollinsCO118,787,864,643,325,014,912,311,52,015211864
Fort LauderdaleFL152,4149,4153,3139,683,636,318,08,72,1incorporated as city 191101838
Fort WayneIN205,7173,1172,4177,7161,8133,6118,4114,986,563,945,135,426,917,79,14,3incorporated as city 184024017th cent.
Fort WorthTX534,7447,6385,2393,5356,3278,8177,7163,4106,573,326,723,16,72041849
FremontCA203,4173,3131,9100,943,8
FresnoCA427,7354,2217,5166,0133,991,760,752,545,124,912,510,81,1incorporated as city 1885901872
FullertonCA126,0114,1102,286,056,214,010,40,2
Garden GroveCA165,2143,1123,3122,584,22,4
GarlandTX215,8180,7138,981,438,52,20,8
GaryIN102,7116,6152,0175,4178,3133,9111,7100,455,416,8incorporated as city 1906185
Gilbert townAZ109,729,25,72,01,80,8
GlendaleAZ218,8148,197,236,215,94,9
GlendaleCA195,0180,0139,1132,8119,295,782,662,713,52,71886
Grand PrairieTX127,499,671,550,930,413,2incorporated as city 1909
Grand RapidsMI197,8189,1181,8197,6177,3176,5164,3168,6137,6112,687,660,332,016,58,12,7incorporated as city 18501861826
Green BayWI102,396,587,987,862,952,746,237,431,025,218,7incorporated as city 185418218th cent.
GreensboroNC223,9183,5155,6144,1119,674,459,353,619,915,910,03,32,10,5256
HamptonVA146,4133,8122,6120,889,36,05,96,46,15,52,82,5incorporated as city 190801610
HartfordCTNewtown121,6139,7136,4158,0162,2177,4166,3164,1138,098,979,953,242,037,226,913,69,57,14,74,03,52,7incorporated as city 1784151633
HaywardCA140,0111,593,693,172,714,36,72,01854
HendersonNV175,464,924,416,412,5incorporated as city 1953
HialeahFL226,4188,0145,3102,367,019,74,02,6incorporated as city 1925
HollywoodFL139,4121,7121,3106,935,214,46,22,9incorporated as city 19250
Honolulu CDPHI371,7365,3365,0324,9294,2248,0179,3137,683,352,239,322,917,014,0see footnote 6 at the bottom of this table; figures for 1870-1880 are estimates of the compiler0
HoustonTX1953,61630,61595,11232,8938,2596,2384,5292,4138,378,844,627,616,59,44,82,4incorporated as city 1837171836
Huntington BeachCA189,6181,5170,5116,011,55,23,73,7incorporated as city 19090
HuntsvilleAL158,2159,8142,5137,872,416,413,111,68,07,68,18,05,04,93,6granted charter as city 18111951805
IndependenceMO113,3112,3111,8111,762,337,016,115,311,79,97,06,43,13,23,2agglomeration of Kansas City
Indianapolis IN791,9742,0711,5744,6476,3427,2387,0364,2314,2233,7169,2105,475,148,218,68,12,7216c. 1820
InglewoodCA112,6109,694,290,063,446,230,1incorporated as city 19081873
IrvineCA143,1110,362,17,0< 5,00,1
IrvingTX191,6155,0109,997,346,0
JacksonMSLe Fleur's Bluff184,3196,6202,9154,0144,498,362,148,322,821,37,85,95,24,23,21,9119
JacksonvilleFL735,6635,2571,0528,9201,0204,5173,1129,591,657,728,417,27,76,92,11,0incorporated as city 183201564,1816
Jersey CityNJ240,1228,5223,5260,5276,1299,0301,2316,7298,1267,8206,4163,0120,782,529,26,93,1chartered as town 1664; as city 18200before 1664
JolietIL106,276,878,078,966,851,642,443,038,434,729,4153
Kansas CityKS146,9149,8161,1168,2121,9129,6121,5121,9101,282,351,438,33,22271843,1866
Kansas CityMOTown of Kansas (1838), City of Kansas (1853-1889)441,5435,1448,0507,1475,5456,6399,2399,7324,4248,4163,8132,755,832,34,4historical name variants according to source MW2441821,1833
KnoxvilleTN173,9165,1175,0174,6111,8124,8111,6105,877,836,332,622,59,78,74,02,1incorporated as city 1815246c. 1768
LafayetteLA110,394,482,068,940,433,519,22,112late 18th cent.
LakewoodCO144,1126,5113,883,0
LancasterCA118,797,348,030,926,02,10,3
LansingMI119,1127,3130,4131,5107,892,178,878,457,331,216,513,18,35,23,1252c. 1840
LaredoTX176,6122,991,469,060,751,939,332,622,714,913,4chartered as city 18521331755
Las VegasNVVegas478,4258,3164,7125,864,424,68,45,22,32,4incorporated as city 19116161855
Lexington-FayetteKY260,5225,4204,2108,162,855,549,345,741,535,126,421,616,714,89,38,27,06,05,34,31,80,8chartered as city 1782; incorporated as city 18322881779
LincolnNELancaster225,6192,0171,9149,5128,598,982,075,954,944,040,255,213,0incorporated as city 1869358
Little RockAR183,1175,8159,2132,5107,8102,288,081,765,145,938,325,913,112,43,72,2granted charter as city 18311011821
LivoniaMI100,5100,9104,8110,166,717,5
Long BeachCA461,5429,4358,6344,2250,8164,3142,055,417,82,30,6incorporated as city 18970
Los AngelesCAEl Pueblo de la Reina de los Angeles, LA3694,83485,42968,52816,12479,01970,41504,31238,0576,7319,2102,550,411,25,74,41,61001781
LouisvilleKY256,2269,1298,7361,5390,6369,1319,1307,7234,9223,9204,7161,1123,8100,868,043,221,210,34,01,40,40,2granted charter as city 18281371778
LowellMA105,2103,492,494,392,197,2101,4100,2112,8106,395,0incorporated as town 1826; became city 183621
LubbockTX199,6186,2174,4149,1128,771,731,920,54,11,998819th cent.
MacAllen> see:McAllen
MaconGANewtown97,3106,6116,9122,469,870,357,953,853,040,723,322,712,710,88,25,73,9incorporated as city 1823951806
MadisonWI208,1191,3170,6173,3126,796,167,457,938,425,519,213,410,310,39,26,61,5incorporated as village 1846; became city 18562621836
ManchesterNHDerryfield107,099,690,987,888,382,877,776,878,470,157,0incorporated as Derryfield 1751; renamed 1810; inc. as city 184669c. 1722
McAllenTX106,484,067,037,632,720,011,9c. 1905
MemphisTN650,1610,3646,2623,5497,5396,0292,9253,1162,4131,1102,364,533,640,222,68,8incorporated as town 1826; became city 1849561819
MesaAZ396,4288,1152,462,933,816,87,20,21878
MesquiteTX124,5101,567,155,127,50,1c. 1836
MiamiFL362,5358,5346,7334,9291,7249,3172,2110,629,65,51,7incorporated as city 18960
MilwaukeeWI597,0628,1636,3717,1741,3637,4587,5578,2457,1373,9285,3204,5115,671,445,220,11,7incorporated as city 18462041836
MinneapolisMN382,6368,4371,0434,4482,9521,7492,4464,4380,6301,4202,7164,746,913,12,6incorporated as city 1867247
MobileAL198,9196,3200,5190,0194,9129,078,768,260,851,538,531,129,132,029,320,512,73,2incorporated as town 1814; became city 181901711
ModestoCA188,9164,7107,061,736,617,416,42,0271870
MontgomeryAL201,6187,1177,9133,4134,4106,578,166,143,538,130,321,916,710,68,88,72,2incorporated as city 181949
Moreno ValleyCA142,4118,8
NapervilleIL128,485,442,323,912,95,32,2
Nashville-DavidsonTNNashborough569,9510,8477,8448,0170,9174,3167,4153,9118,3110,480,976,243,425,917,010,26,95,60,3see footnote 7 at the bottom of this table; inc. as town 1784; chartered as city 18061371779
New HavenCTQuinnipiac (until 1640)123,6130,5126,1137,7152,0164,4160,6162,7162,5133,6108,096,062,950,829,320,313,010,27,15,84,04,5incorporated as city 178401638
New OrleansLA484,7496,9557,9593,5627,5570,4494,5458,8387,2339,1287,1242,0216,1191,4168,7116,4102,246,127,217,23,0incorporated as city 180501718
New YorkNYNew York City8008,37322,67071,67894,97782,07892,07455,06930,45620,04766,93437,22507,41911,71478,11174,8696,1391,1242,3152,1119,779,249,422,0see footnote 8 at the bottom of this table; chartered as city 168601610
NewarkNJ273,5275,2329,2382,4405,2438,8429,8442,3414,5347,5246,1181,8136,5105,171,938,917,311,0incorporated as city 1836451666
Newport NewsVA180,2170,0144,9138,2113,743,437,134,435,620,219,64,4laid out as a city 1882; incorporated 18960c. 1621
NorfolkVA234,4261,2267,0308,0304,9213,5144,3129,7115,867,546,634,922,019,214,614,310,99,88,59,26,93,0incorporated as borough 1736; as city 184501682
North Las VegasNV115,547,742,736,218,40,9
NorwalkCA103,394,385,291,888,73,70,6incorporated 1651; as town and city 1893c. 1650
OaklandCA399,5372,2339,3361,6367,5384,6302,2284,1216,3150,267,048,734,610,51,5incorporated as city 1854131820
OceansideCA161,0128,476,740,525,012,94,7incorporated 18880
Oklahoma CityOK506,1444,7404,0366,5324,3243,5204,4185,491,364,210,04,2incorporated 1890368
OmahaNE390,0335,8313,9347,3310,6251,1223,8214,0191,6124,1102,6140,530,516,11,9incorporated 18573171854
OntarioCA158,0133,288,864,146,622,914,20,7incorporated as city 18911882
OrangeCARichland (until 1875)128,8110,791,577,426,410,07,91,2incorporated 18881868
OrlandoFL186,0164,7128,399,088,152,436,827,39,33,92,533
Overland ParkKS149,1111,881,879,0< 5,02,5
OxnardCA170,4142,2108,271,240,321,58,50
PalmdaleCA116,768,812,38,5< 5,00,9
PasadenaCA133,9131,6118,1113,3116,4104,681,976,145,430,39,14,9incorporated as city 18861874
PasadenaTX141,7119,4112,6113,058,722,5incorporated 19291895
PatersonNJ149,2140,9138,0144,8143,7139,3139,7138,5135,9125,6105,278,351,033,619,611,37,6chartered as city 1851301791
Pembroke PinesFL137,465,535,815,51,4
PeoriaAZ108,450,612,34,82,60,7
PeoriaIL112,9113,5124,2127,0103,2111,9105,1105,076,167,056,141,029,322,814,05,11,5incorporated as town 1835; as city 18451851680
PhiladelphiaPA1517,61585,61688,21948,62002,52071,61931,31951,01823,81549,01293,71047,0847,2647,0565,5121,493,780,563,853,741,228,512,0see footnote 9 at the bottom of this table; chartered 1701141640's,1681
PhoenixAZ1321,0983,4789,7581,6439,2106,865,448,129,111,15,53,2incorporated as city 18813321870
PittsburghPA334,6369,9424,0520,1604,3676,8671,7588,3533,9321,6238,6156,486,149,246,621,112,67,24,81,6incorporated as borough 1794; as city 18162321754
PlanoTX222,0128,772,317,93,71,60,8
PomonaCA149,5131,792,787,467,235,423,53,6incorporated 18881875
PortlandOR529,1437,3368,1382,6372,7373,6305,4301,8258,3207,290,446,417,68,32,9incorporated 1851231844
PortsmouthVA100,6103,9104,6111,0114,880,050,745,754,433,217,413,311,410,69,58,66,5incorporated as city 185801750
ProvidenceRI173,6160,7156,9179,2207,5248,7253,5253,0237,6224,3175,6132,1104,968,950,741,523,216,811,810,17,66,43,0incorporated as city 183101636
ProvoUT105,286,873,953,136,028,918,114,810,36,213881849
PuebloCO102,198,6101,797,891,263,752,250,143,141,728,2incorporated as city 188514331842
RaleighNC276,1208,0150,3121,693,465,746,937,424,419,213,612,79,37,84,84,52,21,72,70,7961788
Rancho CucamongaCACucamonga127,7101,455,35,8< 5,03,9
RenoNV180,5133,9100,872,951,532,521,318,512,010,94,5town established 1868; incorporated as city 187913711859
RichmondVA197,8203,1219,2249,6220,0230,3193,0182,9171,7127,685,181,463,651,037,927,620,216,112,19,75,73,8incorporated 174251637
RiversideCA255,2226,5170,6140,184,346,834,729,719,315,28,04,7incorporated 18832611870s
RoanokeVA94,996,4100,292,197,191,969,369,250,834,921,5incorporated as city 18842891740
RochesterNY219,8231,6241,7296,2318,6332,5325,0328,1295,8218,1162,6133,989,462,448,236,420,29,2incorporated as village 1817; became city 18341551811
RockfordIL150,1139,4139,7147,4126,792,984,685,965,745,431,123,613,111,07,0incorporated as village 1839; became city 18522201834
SacramentoCANew Hevetia407,0369,4275,7254,4191,7137,6106,093,865,944,729,326,421,416,313,86,881839
Saint LouisMOSt. Louis348,2396,7452,8622,2750,0856,8816,0822,0772,9687,0575,2451,8350,5310,9160,877,916,55,0incorporated as city 18221271764
Saint PaulMNSt. Paul287,2272,2270,2310,0313,4311,3287,7271,6234,7214,7163,1133,241,520,010,41,1incorporated as city 18542141838-40
Saint PetersburgFLSt. Petersburg248,2238,6238,6216,2181,396,760,840,414,24,11,60,3incorporated as town 18920
Salem (NC)> see:Winston-Salem
SalemOR136,9107,889,168,349,140,130,926,320,314,14,3territorial capital 1851; state capital 1859491840
SalinasCA151,1108,880,558,929,013,911,63,3incorporated 18741856
Salt Lake CityUT181,7159,9163,0175,9189,5182,1149,9140,3118,192,853,544,820,812,98,212981847
San AntonioTX1144,6935,9785,9654,2587,7408,4253,9231,5161,496,653,337,720,612,38,23,5became city 18372201718
San BernardinoCA185,4164,2118,8104,391,963,143,637,518,712,86,24,01,73201810,1851
San Buenaventura (Ventura)CAVentura100,992,674,558,029,116,513,32,5incorporated 186601782
San DiegoCA1223,41110,5875,5696,8573,2334,4203,3148,074,439,617,716,22,62,30,7organized as pueblo 1834; incorporated 185001769
San FranciscoCA776,7724,0679,0715,7740,3775,4634,5634,4506,7416,9342,8299,0234,0149,556,834,8see footnote 10 at the bottom of this table; incorporated as city 1850; earthquake 19060-1501776
San JoseCA894,9782,2629,4445,8204,295,368,557,739,628,921,518,112,69,1incorporated 1850; first state capital 1849-1851261777
Santa AnaCA338,0293,7204,0156,6100,445,531,930,315,58,44,93,6incorporated 18861869
Santa ClaraCA102,493,687,787,758,911,76,7incorporated 18521777
Santa ClaritaCA151,1110,6
Santa RosaCA147,6113,382,750,031,017,912,6incorporated 1868
SavannahGA131,5137,6141,7118,3149,2119,696,085,083,365,154,243,230,728,222,315,311,27,37,55,25,1capital of Georgia 1754-178601733
ScottsdaleAZ202,7130,188,667,810,00,7
SeattleWA563,4516,3493,8530,8557,1467,6368,3365,6315,3237,280,742,83,51,1incorporated 1869381851
ShreveportLA200,1198,5207,0182,1164,4127,298,276,743,928,016,012,08,04,62,21,7621835
Simi ValleyCA111,4100,277,559,84,21,9
Sioux FallsSD124,0100,881,372,565,552,740,833,425,214,110,3incorporated as city 18834261857
South BendIN107,8105,5109,7125,6132,4115,9101,3104,271,053,736,021,813,37,23,81,7incorporated as town 1835; as city 18652171820
SpokaneWASpokane Falls195,6177,2171,3170,5181,6161,7122,0115,5104,4104,436,819,9incorporated as village 1881; destroyed by fire 1889; reincorporated as city 18905801871
SpringfieldIL111,5105,2100,191,883,381,675,571,959,251,734,2incorporated as town 1832; as city 18401871818
SpringfieldMA152,1157,0152,3163,9174,5162,4149,6149,9129,688,962,144,233,326,715,211,811,06,83,92,82,31,6incorporated 1641611636
SpringfieldMO151,6140,5133,1120,195,966,761,257,539,635,223,321,96,55,60,44011820s
St. Louis> see:Saint Louis
St. Paul> see:Saint Paul
St. Petersburg> see:Saint Petersburg
StamfordCT117,1108,1102,5108,892,774,347,946,335,125,316,010,42,5city government formed within town 1893; town and city govt. consolidated 194901641
Sterling HeightsMI124,5117,8109,061,4< 5,00,4
StocktonCA243,8210,9148,3107,686,370,954,748,040,323,317,514,410,310,13,741847
SunnyvaleCA131,8117,2106,695,452,94,4incorporated 19121849
SyracuseNY147,3163,9170,1197,2216,0220,6206,0209,2171,7137,2108,488,151,843,128,122,3incorporated 1825; absorbed Salina (Salt Point) 1847124c. 1786
TacomaWA193,6176,7158,5154,6148,0143,7109,4106,897,083,737,736,0771860s
TallahasseeFL150,6124,881,572,648,227,216,210,75,65,03,0settlement of Appalachee Indians when visited by Hernando de Soto 1539; incorporated 182558
TampaFL303,4280,0271,6277,8275,0124,7108,4101,251,637,815,85,50,70,8incorporated as town 1855171824
TempeAZHaiden's Ferry158,6141,9106,963,624,92,90,8
Thousand OaksCA117,0104,477,135,96,6
ToledoOH313,6332,9354,6383,8318,0303,6282,3290,7243,2168,5131,881,450,131,613,83,81,2formed 1833 by the union of 2 villages; incorporated 1837183
TopekaKS122,4119,9118,7125,0119,578,867,864,150,043,733,631,015,55,80,82911854
TorranceCA137,9133,1129,9134,6101,022,210,07,3incorporated 19211911
TucsonAZ486,7405,4330,5262,9212,945,535,832,520,313,27,55,27,03,2incorporated as city 18837281700
TulsaOK393,0367,3360,9331,6261,7182,7142,2141,372,118,21,4settled 1830s; incorporated 18982271882
VallejoCA116,8109,280,371,760,923,220,18,0incorporated late 1860s15c. 1850
VancouverWA143,646,442,842,532,541,718,815,613,2incorporated as city 1857141824
Vegas> see:Las Vegas
Ventura> see:San Buenaventura
Virginia BeachVA425,3393,1262,2172,18,15,42,61,70,80,30
WacoTX113,7103,6101,395,397,884,756,052,838,526,420,7settled on former Indian village; incorporated 18561551849
WarrenMI138,2144,9161,1179,389,20,70,60,50,30,30,4
WashingtonDC572,1606,9638,4756,5764,0802,2663,1486,9437,6331,1278,7188,9147,3109,261,140,023,418,813,28,23,2see footnote 11 at the bottom of this table01790
WaterburyCT107,3109,0103,3107,1104,599,399,991,773,145,928,617,810,810,0incorporated as town 1686; as city 1853; town and city consolidated 1902881674
West CovinaCA105,196,180,168,050,63,0incorporated 1923
West Valley CityUT108,987,0
WestminsterCO100,974,650,219,413,90,5
WichitaKS344,3304,0279,8276,6254,7168,3115,0111,172,252,524,723,94,9incorporated 18713981864
Wichita FallsTX104,296,394,296,3101,768,045,143,740,02,5incorporated 18892881876
WilmingtonDEFort Christina, Willington (1664-1731)72,771,570,280,495,8110,4112,5106,6110,287,476,5chartered as city 1832361638
Winston-SalemNC185,8143,5131,9132,9111,187,879,875,348,422,713,710,74,10,4Salem f. 1766, incorp. 1856; Winston f. 1849, incorp. 1859; merger consolidated 19132611766,1849
WorcesterMA172,6169,8161,8176,6186,6203,5193,7195,3179,8146,0118,484,758,341,125,017,07,54,23,02,62,42,1incorporated as city 18481441713
YonkersNY196,1188,1195,4204,3190,6152,8142,6134,6100,279,847,932,018,912,78,2incorporated as village 1855; chartered as city 18721639
YoungstownOH82,095,7115,4140,1166,7168,3167,7170,0132,479,144,933,215,48,12,82551797

Particulars:
Source indicated by "CB" means: US Census Bureau; "RA" = Rand McNally road atlas..

Notes on the site of CB (concerning figures of the census 2000):
1/ The incorporated place of Anchorage municipality is coextensive with the county equivalent of Anchorage Municipality.
2/ In 2000, Clarke County and the incorporated place of Athens-Clarke County are coextensive. The 1990 population is for the incorporated place of Athens city before consolidation of the city and county governments.
3/ In 2000, Richmond County and the incorporated place of Augusta-Richmond County are coextensive. The 1990 population is for the incorporated place of Augusta city before consolidation of the city and county governments.
4/ Columbus city is consolidated with Muscogee County.
5/ Denver city is coextensive with Denver County.
6/ Honolulu Census Designated Place; by agreement with the State of Hawaii, the Census Bureau does not show data separately for the city of Honolulu, which is coextensive with Honolulu County.
7/ Nashville-Davidson city is consolidated with Davidson County.
8/ The five boroughs of New York city are coextensive with the five counties that constitute New York city: Bronx borough (Bronx County), Brooklyn borough (Kings County), Manhattan borough (New York County), Queens borough (Queens County), and Staten Island borough (Richmond County).
9/ Philadelphia city is coextensive with Philadelphia County.
10/ San Francisco city is coextensive with San Francisco County.
11/ Washington city is coextensive with the District of Columbia.

The place names mentioned in the column "variants of the name" are predominantly historical variants, in most cases a place was founded under that name; e.g. Kansas City MO was founded as "Town of Kansas" in 1838 and it was named "City of Kansas" from 1853-1889.
File created on 2001.12.06; revised on 2002.01.29 and last modified on 2003.02.02 by Jan Lahmeyer


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