Special Report

This Is the Largest City in Every State

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South Dakota: Sioux Falls
> City population in 2019: 177,117
> Population change between 2015-2019: 7.77%
> State population in 2019: 870,638
> Share of state pop. living in Sioux Falls: 20.34%
> Sioux Falls land area: 73.5 sq. miles
> Sioux Falls pop. density: 2,109 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in South Dakota: Rapid City (2019 pop: 75,258)

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Tennessee: Nashville-Davidson
> City population in 2019: 663,750
> Population change between 2015-2019: 4.61%
> State population in 2019: 6,709,356
> Share of state pop. living in Nashville-Davidson: 9.89%
> Nashville-Davidson land area: 496.9 sq. miles
> Nashville-Davidson pop. density: 1,265 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Tennessee: Memphis (2019 pop: 651,932)

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Texas: Houston
> City population in 2019: 2,310,432
> Population change between 2015-2019: 4.18%
> State population in 2019: 28,260,856
> Share of state pop. living in Houston: 8.18%
> Houston land area: 627.5 sq. miles
> Houston pop. density: 3,502 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Texas: San Antonio (2019 pop: 1,508,083)

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Utah: Salt Lake City
> City population in 2019: 197,756
> Population change between 2015-2019: 3.71%
> State population in 2019: 3,096,848
> Share of state pop. living in Salt Lake City: 6.39%
> Salt Lake City land area: 111.7 sq. miles
> Salt Lake City pop. density: 1,678 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Utah: West Valley City (2019 pop: 136,009)

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Vermont: Burlington
> City population in 2019: 42,545
> Population change between 2015-2019: -0.06%
> State population in 2019: 624,313
> Share of state pop. living in Burlington: 6.81%
> Burlington land area: 15.5 sq. miles
> Burlington pop. density: 4,116 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Vermont: South Burlington (2019 pop: 19,162)