Special Report

This Is the Largest City in Every State

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Virginia: Virginia Beach
> City population in 2019: 450,201
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.43%
> State population in 2019: 8,454,463
> Share of state pop. living in Virginia Beach: 5.33%
> Virginia Beach land area: 497.3 sq. miles
> Virginia Beach pop. density: 1,759 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Virginia: Norfolk (2019 pop: 244,601)

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Washington: Seattle
> City population in 2019: 724,305
> Population change between 2015-2019: 10.92%
> State population in 2019: 7,404,107
> Share of state pop. living in Seattle: 9.78%
> Seattle land area: 142.7 sq. miles
> Seattle pop. density: 7,251 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Washington: Spokane (2019 pop: 217,353)

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West Virginia: Charleston
> City population in 2019: 48,006
> Population change between 2015-2019: -5.06%
> State population in 2019: 1,817,305
> Share of state pop. living in Charleston: 2.64%
> Charleston land area: 32.7 sq. miles
> Charleston pop. density: 1,631 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in West Virginia: Huntington (2019 pop: 46,667)

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Wisconsin: Milwaukee
> City population in 2019: 594,548
> Population change between 2015-2019: -0.83%
> State population in 2019: 5,790,716
> Share of state pop. living in Milwaukee: 10.27%
> Milwaukee land area: 96.8 sq. miles
> Milwaukee pop. density: 6,188 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Wisconsin: Madison (2019 pop: 254,977)

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Wyoming: Cheyenne
> City population in 2019: 63,607
> Population change between 2015-2019: 2.27%
> State population in 2019: 581,024
> Share of state pop. living in Cheyenne: 10.95%
> Cheyenne land area: 24.6 sq. miles
> Cheyenne pop. density: 2,425 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Wyoming: Casper (2019 pop: 58,446)