Largest City in Every State

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41. South Dakota: Sioux Falls
> Population, 2017: 176,888
> Change since 2010: +14.5%
> State population: 869,666 (5th lowest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 20.3% (9th highest)
> Land area: 73.5 sq. miles
> Population density: 2,109 / sq. mile

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42. Tennessee: Nashville-Davidson
> Population, 2017: 691,243
> Change since 2010: +10.1%
> State population: 6,715,984 (16th highest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 10.3% (22nd highest)
> Land area: 496.9 sq. miles
> Population density: 1,265 / sq. mile

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43. Texas: Houston
> Population, 2017: 2,312,717
> Change since 2010: +10.2%
> State population: 28,304,596 (2nd highest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 8.2% (20th lowest)
> Land area: 627.5 sq. miles
> Population density: 3,502 / sq. mile

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44. Utah: Salt Lake City
> Population, 2017: 200,544
> Change since 2010: +7.5%
> State population: 3,101,833 (20th lowest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 6.5% (11th lowest)
> Land area: 111.7 sq. miles
> Population density: 1,678 / sq. mile

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45. Vermont: Burlington
> Population, 2017: 42,239
> Change since 2010: -0.5%
> State population: 623,657 (2nd lowest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 6.8% (14th lowest)
> Land area: 15.5 sq. miles
> Population density: 4,116 / sq. mile