Special Report

This Is the Largest City in Every State

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Kansas: Wichita
> City population in 2019: 389,877
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.71%
> State population in 2019: 2,910,652
> Share of state pop. living in Wichita: 13.39%
> Wichita land area: 163.6 sq. miles
> Wichita pop. density: 2,400 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Kansas: Overland Park (2019 pop: 191,011)

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Kentucky: Louisville/Jefferson County
> City population in 2019: 617,790
> Population change between 2015-2019: 1.49%
> State population in 2019: 4,449,052
> Share of state pop. living in Louisville/Jefferson County: 13.89%
> Louisville/Jefferson County land area: 342.2 sq. miles
> Louisville/Jefferson County pop. density: 1,837 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Kentucky: Lexington-Fayette (2019 pop: 320,601)

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Louisiana: New Orleans
> City population in 2019: 390,845
> Population change between 2015-2019: 3.74%
> State population in 2019: 4,664,362
> Share of state pop. living in New Orleans: 8.38%
> New Orleans land area: 350.2 sq. miles
> New Orleans pop. density: 2,029 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Louisiana: Baton Rouge (2019 pop: 224,149)

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Maine: Portland
> City population in 2019: 66,595
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.16%
> State population in 2019: 1,335,492
> Share of state pop. living in Portland: 4.99%
> Portland land area: 69.4 sq. miles
> Portland pop. density: 3,107 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Maine: Lewiston (2019 pop: 36,095)

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Maryland: Baltimore
> City population in 2019: 609,032
> Population change between 2015-2019: -2.16%
> State population in 2019: 6,018,848
> Share of state pop. living in Baltimore: 10.12%
> Baltimore land area: 92.0 sq. miles
> Baltimore pop. density: 7,672 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Maryland: Columbia (2019 pop: 103,991)