Special Report

This Is the Largest City in Every State

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Massachusetts: Boston
> City population in 2019: 684,379
> Population change between 2015-2019: 5.24%
> State population in 2019: 6,850,553
> Share of state pop. living in Boston: 9.99%
> Boston land area: 89.6 sq. miles
> Boston pop. density: 12,793 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Massachusetts: Worcester (2019 pop: 185,143)

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Michigan: Detroit
> City population in 2019: 674,841
> Population change between 2015-2019: -2.21%
> State population in 2019: 9,965,265
> Share of state pop. living in Detroit: 6.77%
> Detroit land area: 142.9 sq. miles
> Detroit pop. density: 5,144 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Michigan: Grand Rapids (2019 pop: 198,401)

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Minnesota: Minneapolis
> City population in 2019: 420,324
> Population change between 2015-2019: 5.09%
> State population in 2019: 5,563,378
> Share of state pop. living in Minneapolis: 7.56%
> Minneapolis land area: 57.5 sq. miles
> Minneapolis pop. density: 7,088 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Minnesota: St. Paul (2019 pop: 304,547)

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Mississippi: Jackson
> City population in 2019: 166,383
> Population change between 2015-2019: -3.94%
> State population in 2019: 2,984,418
> Share of state pop. living in Jackson: 5.58%
> Jackson land area: 113.2 sq. miles
> Jackson pop. density: 1,563 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Mississippi: Gulfport (2019 pop: 71,676)

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Missouri: Kansas City
> City population in 2019: 486,404
> Population change between 2015-2019: 3.93%
> State population in 2019: 6,104,910
> Share of state pop. living in Kansas City: 7.97%
> Kansas City land area: 319.0 sq. miles
> Kansas City pop. density: 1,460 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Missouri: St. Louis (2019 pop: 308,174)