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Biggest US Cities in 1850

Name the 50 largest cities in the 1850 census.
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Last updated: March 4, 2021
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State
City
Population
NY
New York
515,547
MD
Baltimore
169,054
MA
Boston
136,881
PA
Philadelphia
121,376
LA
New Orleans
116,375
OH
Cincinnati
115,435
NY
Brooklyn
96,838
MO
St. Louis
77,860
PA
Spring Garden
58,894
NY
Albany
50,763
PA
Northern Liberties
47,223
PA
Kensington
46,774
PA
Pittsburgh
46,601
KY
Louisville
43,194
SC
Charleston
42,985
NY
Buffalo
42,261
RI
Providence
41,513
DC
Washington
40,001
NJ
Newark
38,894
PA
Southwark
38,799
NY
Rochester
36,403
MA
Lowell
33,383
NY
Williamsburgh
30,780
IL
Chicago
29,963
NY
Troy
28,785
State
City
Population
VA
Richmond
27,570
PA
Moyamensing
26,979
NY
Syracuse
22,271
PA
Allegheny
21,262
MI
Detroit
21,019
ME
Portland
20,815
AL
Mobile
20,515
CT
New Haven
20,345
MA
Salem
20,264
WI
Milwaukee
20,061
MA
Roxbury
18,364
OH
Columbus
17,882
NY
Utica
17,565
MA
Charlestown
17,216
MA
Worcester
17,049
OH
Cleveland
17,034
MA
New Bedford
16,443
PA
Reading
15,743
GA
Savannah
15,312
MA
Cambridge
15,215
ME
Bangor
14,432
VA
Norfolk
14,326
MA
Lynn
14,257
LA
Lafayette
14,190
VA
Petersburg
14,010
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Level 58
Mar 4, 2021
Source? Type of population?
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Level 69
Mar 4, 2021
This is the total population according to the 1850 US Census
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Level 36
Mar 4, 2021
Philadelphia would soon annex its suburbs...if it already had here it would have ~400K.
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Level 59
Jun 13, 2021
Wow, this was hard, but then US geography is not my strongest point...