Largest City in Every State

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31. New Mexico: Albuquerque
> Population, 2017: 558,545
> Change since 2010: +2.1%
> State population: 2,088,070 (15th lowest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 26.7% (3rd highest)
> Land area: 189.6 sq. miles
> Population density: 2,908 / sq. mile

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32. New York: New York
> Population, 2017: 8,622,698
> Change since 2010: +5.2%
> State population: 19,849,399 (4th highest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 43.4% (the highest)
> Land area: 468.5 sq. miles
> Population density: 27,012 / sq. mile

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33. North Carolina: Charlotte
> Population, 2017: 859,035
> Change since 2010: +16.3%
> State population: 10,273,419 (9th highest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 8.4% (22nd lowest)
> Land area: 299.7 sq. miles
> Population density: 2,457 / sq. mile

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34. North Dakota: Fargo
> Population, 2017: 122,359
> Change since 2010: +15.5%
> State population: 755,393 (4th lowest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 16.2% (13th highest)
> Land area: 48.8 sq. miles
> Population density: 2,162 / sq. mile

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35. Ohio: Columbus
> Population, 2017: 879,170
> Change since 2010: +11.2%
> State population: 11,658,609 (7th highest)
> Share of state pop. living in largest city: 7.5% (17th lowest)
> Land area: 223.1 sq. miles
> Population density: 3,624 / sq. mile