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Old 11-19-2008, 11:26 AM
 
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So I have no clue. It's 2008 now and i'll l'ike to know what american cities rank the top in population and size. Does any one know? I have a previous census right here, does anyone know the 2008 census.




[FONT=Arial]The 25 largest US cities
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[/SIZE][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Rank[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]City[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2006[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2004[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2000[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]New York City [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]8,214,426 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]8,178,201 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]8,018,350 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Los Angeles [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]3,849,378 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]3,837,490 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]3,705,060 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]3[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Chicago [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2,833,321 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2,860,646 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2,896,375 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]4[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Houston [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2,144,491 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]2,087,496 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,977,206 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]5[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Phoenix [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,512,986 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,422,822 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,326,879 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]6[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Philadelphia [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,448,394 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,465,475 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,513,655 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]7[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]San Antonio [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,296,682 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,242,521 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,163,914 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]8[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]San Diego [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,256,951 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,263,379 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,227,784 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]9[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Dallas [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,232,940 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,208,706 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]1,190,753 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]10[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]San Jose [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]929,936 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]904,735 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]898,402 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]11[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Detroit [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]871,121 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]896,919 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]947,910 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]12[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Jacksonville [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]794,555 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]774,923 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]736,482 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]13[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Indianapolis[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]785,597 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]781,591 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]781,837 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]14[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]San Francisco [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]744,041 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]743,852 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]776,885 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]15[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Columbus [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]733,203 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]728,033 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]714,064 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]16[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Austin [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]709,893 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]681,021 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]663,485 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]17[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Memphis [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]670,902 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]671,408 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]682,494 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]18[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Fort Worth [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]653,320 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]602,420 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]544,009 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]19[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Baltimore [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]631,366 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]641,943 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]648,481 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]20[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Charlotte [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]630,478 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]602,285 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]564,738 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]21[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]El Paso [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]609,415 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]591,648 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]565,127 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]22[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Boston [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]590,763 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]589,048 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]589,063 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]23[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Seattle [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]582,454 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]572,166 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]564,182 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]24[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Washington [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]581,530 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]579,720 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]571,042 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]25[/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Milwaukee [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]573,358 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]581,281 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]596,131 [/SIZE][/FONT][FONT=Arial][SIZE=-2]Source: US Census Bureau
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Old 11-19-2008, 11:28 AM
 
Location: Polish Hill, Pittsburgh, PA
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OUCH! My head hurts from trying to read that!
 
Old 11-19-2008, 11:30 AM
 
Location: New York City
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Yeah, that came out all messed up. OP, please post numbers so we can read them.
 
Old 11-19-2008, 11:31 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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I think that you'll find there's no such thing as a 2008 census. It's taken every ten years, and the next one will be in 2010. Don't expect too much variation in the top ten!
 
Old 11-19-2008, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Jersey City
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The Census is conducted once every 10 years. Come back in 2011 when we get the results in from the 2010 Census. In the interim, the Census Bureau produces estimates. You can check them out on their website, but like all estimates, they're educated guesses, not counts. Population Estimates Data Sets (http://www.census.gov/popest/datasets.html - broken link)
 
Old 11-19-2008, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Greater PDX
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Omaha is now the #1 largest city. Pretty much the rest of the numbers are the same.
 
Old 11-19-2008, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Polish Hill, Pittsburgh, PA
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Omaha is now the #1 largest city. Pretty much the rest of the numbers are the same.
Can Scranton be #2?
 
Old 11-19-2008, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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I think that you'll find there's no such thing as a 2008 census. It's taken every ten years, and the next one will be in 2010. Don't expect too much variation in the top ten!
The census bureau gathers additional interim data, and releases annual estimates of current population.

When asking this question, it important to specify whether you mean the city proper. or the mtreopolitan area.
 
Old 11-20-2008, 05:43 PM
 
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Can Scranton be #2?
No, pretty sure it's still #4, even if you count MSAs.
 
Old 11-20-2008, 10:31 PM
 
Location: in a mystical land far away from you
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The 25 largest US cities
[SIZE=-2]With population figures for 2006, 2004 and 2000[/SIZE]
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[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Rank[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]City[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2006[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2004[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2000[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]New York City [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]8,214,426 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]8,178,201 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]8,018,350 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Los Angeles [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]3,849,378 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]3,837,490 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]3,705,060 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]3[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Chicago [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2,833,321 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2,860,646 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2,896,375 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]4[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Houston [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2,144,491 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]2,087,496 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,977,206 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]5[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Phoenix [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,512,986 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,422,822 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,326,879 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]6[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Philadelphia [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,448,394 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,465,475 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,513,655 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]7[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]San Antonio [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,296,682 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,242,521 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,163,914 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]8[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]San Diego [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,256,951 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,263,379 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,227,784 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]9[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Dallas [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,232,940 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,208,706 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]1,190,753 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]10[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]San Jose [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]929,936 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]904,735 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]898,402 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]11[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Detroit [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]871,121 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]896,919 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]947,910 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]12[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Jacksonville [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]794,555 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]774,923 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]736,482 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]13[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Indianapolis[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]785,597 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]781,591 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]781,837 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]14[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]San Francisco [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]744,041 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]743,852 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]776,885 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]15[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Columbus [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]733,203 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]728,033 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]714,064 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]16[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Austin [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]709,893 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]681,021 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]663,485 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]17[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Memphis [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]670,902 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]671,408 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]682,494 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]18[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Fort Worth [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]653,320 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]602,420 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]544,009 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]19[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Baltimore [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]631,366 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]641,943 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]648,481 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]20[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Charlotte [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]630,478 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]602,285 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]564,738 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]21[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]El Paso [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]609,415 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]591,648 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]565,127 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]22[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Boston [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]590,763 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]589,048 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]589,063 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]23[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Seattle [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]582,454 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]572,166 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]564,182 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]24[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Washington [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]581,530 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]579,720 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]571,042 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]25[/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Milwaukee [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]573,358 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]581,281 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]596,131 [/SIZE][SIZE=-2]Source: US Census Bureau
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