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Largest Cities in the United States by Decade on a Map

Can you name the most populous cities of the U.S. over the course of 12 decades - with the help of a map?
Big thanks to CringeDragon for letting me base this off his Biggest Cities in Colorado by Decade on a Map quiz
Sources: 1870 to 2010 - city proper population
Quiz by peardestroyer
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Last updated: October 1, 2021
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1900
3,437,202
New York
1,698,575
Chicago
1,293,697
Philadelphia
575,238
St. Louis
560,892
Boston
508,957
Baltimore
381,768
Cleveland
352,387
Buffalo
342,782
San Francisco
325,902
Cincinnati
321,616
Pittsburgh
287,104
New Orleans
 
1940
7,454,995
New York
3,396,808
Chicago
1,931,334
Philadelphia
1,623,452
Detroit
1,504,277
Los Angeles
878,336
Cleveland
859,100
Baltimore
816,048
St. Louis
770,816
Boston
671,659
Pittsburgh
663,091
Washington
634,536
San Francisco
 
1980
7,071,639
New York
3,005,072
Chicago
2,966,850
Los Angeles
1,688,210
Philadelphia
1,595,138
Houston
1,203,339
Detroit
904,078
Dallas
875,538
San Diego
789,704
Phoenix
786,775
Baltimore
785,880
San Antonio
700,807
Indianapolis
 
 
1910
4,766,883
New York
2,185,283
Chicago
1,549,008
Philadelphia
687,029
St. Louis
670,585
Boston
560,663
Cleveland
558,485
Baltimore
533,905
Pittsburgh
465,766
Detroit
423,715
Buffalo
416,912
San Francisco
373,857
Milwaukee
 
1950
7,891,957
New York
3,620,962
Chicago
2,071,605
Philadelphia
1,970,358
Los Angeles
1,849,568
Detroit
949,708
Baltimore
914,808
Cleveland
856,796
St. Louis
802,178
Washington
801,444
Boston
775,357
San Francisco
676,806
Pittsburgh
 
1990
7,322,564
New York
3,485,499
Los Angeles
2,783,660
Chicago
1,697,873
Houston
1,585,577
Philadelphia
1,111,031
San Diego
1,027,946
Detroit
1,006,646
Dallas
997,434
San Antonio
988,983
Phoenix
783,324
San Jose
736,014
Baltimore
 
 
1920
5,620,048
New York
2,701,705
Chicago
1,823,779
Philadelphia
993,078
Detroit
796,841
Cleveland
772,897
St. Louis
748,060
Boston
733,826
Baltimore
588,343
Pittsburgh
576,673
Los Angeles
506,775
Buffalo
506,676
San Francisco
 
1960
7,781,984
New York
3,550,404
Chicago
2,479,015
Los Angeles
2,002,512
Philadelphia
1,670,144
Detroit
939,024
Baltimore
938,219
Houston
876,050
Cleveland
763,956
Washington
750,026
St. Louis
741,324
Milwaukee
740,316
San Francisco
 
2000
8,015,348
New York
3,703,921
Los Angeles
2,895,671
Chicago
1,977,811
Houston
1,513,800
Philadelphia
1,326,997
Phoenix
1,226,804
San Diego
1,190,731
Dallas
1,163,825
San Antonio
945,297
Detroit
903,540
San Jose
782,254
Indianapolis
 
 
1930
6,930,446
New York
3,376,438
Chicago
1,950,961
Philadelphia
1,568,662
Detroit
1,238,048
Los Angeles
900,429
Cleveland
821,960
St. Louis
804,874
Baltimore
781,188
Boston
669,817
Pittsburgh
634,394
San Francisco
578,249
Milwaukee
 
1970
7,894,862
New York
3,366,957
Chicago
2,816,061
Los Angeles
1,948,609
Philadelphia
1,511,482
Detroit
1,232,802
Houston
905,759
Baltimore
844,401
Dallas
756,510
Washington
750,903
Cleveland
744,624
Indianapolis
717,099
Milwaukee
 
2010
8,175,133
New York
3,792,621
Los Angeles
2,695,598
Chicago
2,099,451
Houston
1,526,006
Philadelphia
1,445,632
Phoenix
1,327,407
San Antonio
1,307,402
San Diego
1,197,816
Dallas
945,942
San Jose
821,784
Jacksonville
820,445
Indianapolis
 
 
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Level 55
Oct 4, 2020
I had to remove Alaska and Hawaii as the filesize was too big (sorry!) :/
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Level 58
Oct 4, 2020
Great quiz. Think there is a rogue dot in 1940s
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Level 55
Oct 4, 2020
Thanks. Now fixed.
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Level 52
Dec 12, 2020
Hooray for the Texas Triangle!
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Level 64
Mar 26, 2021
Wow! This type of quality SVG would've taken me months- and yet you finish them quickly! This is my favorite recent Pandora quiz! Even if you exclude the map, the idea is brilliant. If QM doesen't instant feature this then I fear for JetPunk.
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Level 55
Mar 26, 2021
Quickly? lol it took 2 months
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Level 38
Mar 27, 2022
Nominated!
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Level 65
Oct 20, 2022
Easy but fun.
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Level 84
Jan 22, 2023
I'm very confused. How is it possible to get the San Francisco from 1900/10/20/30 without getting the San Francisco from 1940/50/60? How do you get the San Diego from 1980/90/2000 without getting the San Diego from 2010? How do you get the San Jose from 1990 without getting the San Jose from 2000/10?
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Level 70
Jan 22, 2023
bro what