Special Report

This Is the Largest City in Every State

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Hawaii: Urban Honolulu
> City population in 2019: 348,985
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.29%
> State population in 2019: 1,422,094
> Share of state pop. living in Urban Honolulu: 24.54%
> Urban Honolulu land area: 68.4 sq. miles
> Urban Honolulu pop. density: 5,573 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Hawaii: East Honolulu (2019 pop: 47,540)

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Idaho: Boise City
> City population in 2019: 226,115
> Population change between 2015-2019: 5.56%
> State population in 2019: 1,717,750
> Share of state pop. living in Boise City: 13.16%
> Boise City land area: 80.0 sq. miles
> Boise City pop. density: 2,592 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Idaho: Meridian (2019 pop: 101,905)

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Illinois: Chicago
> City population in 2019: 2,709,534
> Population change between 2015-2019: -0.29%
> State population in 2019: 12,770,631
> Share of state pop. living in Chicago: 21.22%
> Chicago land area: 234.1 sq. miles
> Chicago pop. density: 11,842 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Illinois: Aurora (2019 pop: 199,927)

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Indiana: Indianapolis
> City population in 2019: 864,447
> Population change between 2015-2019: 2.73%
> State population in 2019: 6,665,703
> Share of state pop. living in Indianapolis: 12.97%
> Indianapolis land area: 368.0 sq. miles
> Indianapolis pop. density: 2,270 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Indiana: Fort Wayne (2019 pop: 265,752)

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Iowa: Des Moines
> City population in 2019: 215,636
> Population change between 2015-2019: 3.66%
> State population in 2019: 3,139,508
> Share of state pop. living in Des Moines: 6.87%
> Des Moines land area: 82.6 sq. miles
> Des Moines pop. density: 2,516 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Iowa: Cedar Rapids (2019 pop: 132,301)