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This Is the Largest City in Every State

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Alabama: Birmingham
> City population in 2019: 212,297
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.04%
> State population in 2019: 4,876,250
> Share of state pop. living in Birmingham: 4.35%
> Birmingham land area: 148.6 sq. miles
> Birmingham pop. density: 1,453 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Alabama: Montgomery (2019 pop: 199,783)

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Alaska: Anchorage
> City population in 2019: 293,531
> Population change between 2015-2019: -1.86%
> State population in 2019: 737,068
> Share of state pop. living in Anchorage: 39.82%
> Anchorage land area: 1961.0 sq. miles
> Anchorage pop. density: 171 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Alaska: Juneau (2019 pop: 32,227)

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Arizona: Phoenix
> City population in 2019: 1,633,017
> Population change between 2015-2019: 7.85%
> State population in 2019: 7,050,299
> Share of state pop. living in Phoenix: 23.16%
> Phoenix land area: 518.0 sq. miles
> Phoenix pop. density: 2,798 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Arizona: Tucson (2019 pop: 541,482)

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Arkansas: Little Rock
> City population in 2019: 197,958
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.52%
> State population in 2019: 2,999,370
> Share of state pop. living in Little Rock: 6.60%
> Little Rock land area: 121.0 sq. miles
> Little Rock pop. density: 1,624 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Arkansas: Fort Smith (2019 pop: 87,743)

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California: Los Angeles
> City population in 2019: 3,966,936
> Population change between 2015-2019: 1.70%
> State population in 2019: 39,283,497
> Share of state pop. living in Los Angeles: 10.10%
> Los Angeles land area: 502.7 sq. miles
> Los Angeles pop. density: 8,092 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in California: San Diego (2019 pop: 1,409,573)