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This Is the Largest City in Every State

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Oklahoma: Oklahoma City
> City population in 2019: 643,692
> Population change between 2015-2019: 5.41%
> State population in 2019: 3,932,870
> Share of state pop. living in Oklahoma City: 16.37%
> Oklahoma City land area: 620.8 sq. miles
> Oklahoma City pop. density: 956 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Oklahoma: Tulsa (2019 pop: 402,324)

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Oregon: Portland
> City population in 2019: 645,291
> Population change between 2015-2019: 5.40%
> State population in 2019: 4,129,803
> Share of state pop. living in Portland: 15.63%
> Portland land area: 145.1 sq. miles
> Portland pop. density: 4,375 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Oregon: Salem (2019 pop: 169,259)

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Pennsylvania: Philadelphia
> City population in 2019: 1,579,075
> Population change between 2015-2019: 1.54%
> State population in 2019: 12,791,530
> Share of state pop. living in Philadelphia: 12.34%
> Philadelphia land area: 142.7 sq. miles
> Philadelphia pop. density: 11,380 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh (2019 pop: 302,205)

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Rhode Island: Providence
> City population in 2019: 179,494
> Population change between 2015-2019: 0.46%
> State population in 2019: 1,057,231
> Share of state pop. living in Providence: 16.98%
> Providence land area: 20.6 sq. miles
> Providence pop. density: 9,676 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in Rhode Island: Cranston (2019 pop: 81,254)

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South Carolina: Charleston
> City population in 2019: 135,257
> Population change between 2015-2019: 5.92%
> State population in 2019: 5,020,806
> Share of state pop. living in Charleston: 2.69%
> Charleston land area: 127.5 sq. miles
> Charleston pop. density: 1,102 per sq. mile
> Second largest city in South Carolina: Columbia (2019 pop: 133,273)