Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)

Decrease distibution for all U.S. cities (pop. 50,000+)

Top 101 cities with largest percentage population decreases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)

RankCityDecrease
1.
Youngstown, OH (housing) (pop. 65,184)-14.3%
2.
Kendall, FL (housing) (pop. 75,371)-13.8%
3.
Hartford, CT (housing) (pop. 125,017)-13.0%
4.
St. Louis, MO (housing) (pop. 318,416)-12.2%
5.
Bethesda, MD (housing) (pop. 60,858)-12.2%
6.
Gary, IN (housing) (pop. 78,450)-11.9%
7.
Utica, NY (housing) (pop. 61,808)-11.6%
8.
Baltimore, MD (housing) (pop. 622,104)-11.5%
9.
Flint, MI (housing) (pop. 99,763)-11.2%
10.
Saginaw, MI (housing) (pop. 50,303)-11.1%
11.
Buffalo, NY (housing) (pop. 258,959)-10.8%
12.
Norfolk, VA (housing) (pop. 246,139)-10.3%
13.
Syracuse, NY (housing) (pop. 144,669)-10.1%
14.
Pittsburgh, PA (housing) (pop. 305,841)-9.5%
15.
Cincinnati, OH (housing) (pop. 297,517)-9.0%
16.
Macon, GA (housing) (pop. 89,981)-8.8%
17.
Dayton, OH (housing) (pop. 143,355)-8.7%
18.
Birmingham, AL (housing) (pop. 212,113)-8.7%
19.
Camden, NJ (housing) (pop. 76,903)-8.7%
20.
Royal Oak, MI (housing) (pop. 58,946)-8.2%
21.
Detroit, MI (housing) (pop. 688,701)-7.5%
22.
St. Clair Shores, MI (housing) (pop. 60,070)-7.4%
23.
Springfield, OH (housing) (pop. 59,357)-7.3%
24.
Taylor, MI (housing) (pop. 61,817)-7.0%
25.
Pontiac, MI (housing) (pop. 59,887)-6.8%
26.
Charleston, WV (housing) (pop. 50,821)-6.7%
27.
Scranton, PA (housing) (pop. 75,806)-6.6%
28.
Lansing, MI (housing) (pop. 113,972)-6.4%
29.
Jackson, MS (housing) (pop. 172,638)-6.3%
30.
New Bedford, MA (housing) (pop. 95,078)-6.2%
31.
Union, NY (housing) (pop. 56,346)-5.8%
32.
Toledo, OH (housing) (pop. 282,313)-5.8%
33.
Washington, DC (housing) (pop. 646,449)-5.7%
34.
Schenectady, NY (housing) (pop. 65,902)-5.7%
35.
Alameda, CA (housing) (pop. 76,419)-5.5%
36.
Cleveland, OH (housing) (pop. 390,113)-5.4%
37.
Albany, NY (housing) (pop. 98,424)-5.4%
38.
Dundalk, MD (housing) (pop. 63,597)-5.3%
39.
New Haven, CT (housing) (pop. 130,660)-5.2%
40.
New Britain, CT (housing) (pop. 72,939)-5.2%
41.
Lakewood, OH (housing) (pop. 51,143)-5.1%
42.
Rochester, NY (housing) (pop. 210,358)-5.1%
43.
Miami Beach, FL (housing) (pop. 91,026)-5.1%
44.
Muncie, IN (housing) (pop. 70,316)-5.1%
45.
East Orange, NJ (housing) (pop. 64,544)-5.1%
46.
Kettering, OH (housing) (pop. 55,870)-5.1%
47.
Milwaukee, WI (housing) (pop. 599,164)-5.0%
48.
Louisville, KY (housing) (pop. 262,764)-4.8%
49.
Erie, PA (housing) (pop. 100,671)-4.6%
50.
Warren, MI (housing) (pop. 134,873)-4.6%
51.
Savannah, GA (housing) (pop. 142,772)-4.4%
52.
Philadelphia, PA (housing) (pop. 1,553,165)-4.3%
53.
Dearborn Heights, MI (housing) (pop. 56,620)-4.2%
54.
Canton, OH (housing) (pop. 72,535)-4.0%
55.
Greenville, SC (housing) (pop. 61,397)-3.9%
56.
Kalamazoo, MI (housing) (pop. 75,548)-3.9%
57.
Evansville, IN (housing) (pop. 120,310)-3.7%
58.
Trenton, NJ (housing) (pop. 84,349)-3.7%
59.
Lorain, OH (housing) (pop. 63,710)-3.6%
60.
Chicopee, MA (housing) (pop. 55,717)-3.5%
61.
Pensacola, FL (housing) (pop. 52,703)-3.3%
62.
Santa Monica, CA (housing) (pop. 92,472)-3.2%
63.
Portsmouth, VA (housing) (pop. 96,205)-3.2%
64.
Springfield, MA (housing) (pop. 153,703)-3.1%
65.
West Allis, WI (housing) (pop. 60,697)-3.1%
66.
West Haven, CT (housing) (pop. 55,046)-3.1%
67.
Racine, WI (housing) (pop. 78,199)-2.9%
68.
Medford, MA (housing) (pop. 57,170)-2.9%
69.
Akron, OH (housing) (pop. 198,100)-2.7%
70.
Richmond, VA (housing) (pop. 214,114)-2.6%
71.
Parma, OH (housing) (pop. 80,429)-2.5%
72.
New Orleans, LA (housing) (pop. 378,715)-2.5%
73.
Decatur, IL (housing) (pop. 74,710)-2.4%
74.
Metairie, LA (housing) (pop. 138,481)-2.2%
75.
North Little Rock, AR (housing) (pop. 66,075)-2.1%
76.
Kenner, LA (housing) (pop. 66,975)-2.1%
77.
Oak Park, IL (housing) (pop. 52,066)-2.1%
78.
Meriden, CT (housing) (pop. 60,456)-2.1%
79.
Kansas City, KS (housing) (pop. 148,483)-1.9%
80.
Oak Lawn, IL (housing) (pop. 57,073)-1.7%
81.
East Los Angeles, CA (housing) (pop. 126,496)-1.7%
82.
Port Arthur, TX (housing) (pop. 54,135)-1.7%
83.
Clay, NY (housing) (pop. 58,206)-1.6%
84.
Waterbury, CT (housing) (pop. 109,676)-1.6%
85.
Roanoke, VA (housing) (pop. 98,465)-1.5%
86.
Bridgeport, CT (housing) (pop. 147,216)-1.5%
87.
Albany, GA (housing) (pop. 76,185)-1.5%
88.
Hammond, IN (housing) (pop. 78,967)-1.4%
89.
Elyria, OH (housing) (pop. 53,956)-1.4%
90.
Florissant, MO (housing) (pop. 52,363)-1.4%
91.
Bloomington, MN (housing) (pop. 86,319)-1.3%
92.
Lynchburg, VA (housing) (pop. 78,014)-1.2%
93.
Monterey Park, CA (housing) (pop. 61,085)-1.1%
94.
Hamilton, OH (housing) (pop. 62,258)-1.1%
95.
Huntsville, AL (housing) (pop. 186,254)-1.0%
96.
Bristol, CT (housing) (pop. 60,568)-1.0%
97.
Fall River, MA (housing) (pop. 88,697)-0.8%
98.
Newark, NJ (housing) (pop. 278,427)-0.6%
99.
Peoria, IL (housing) (pop. 116,513)-0.5%
100.
Levittown, NY (housing) (pop. 51,881)-0.4%
101.
Battle Creek, MI (housing) (pop. 51,848)-0.3%
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