Largest US Cities, Historic and Modern:

The latest census was 2010, and the top 10 cities were:

  1. New York City
  2. Los Angeles
  3. Chicago
  4. Houston
  5. Philadelphia
  6. Phoenix
  7. San Antonio
  8. San Diego
  9. Dallas
  10. San Jose


100 years earlier in 1910 it was as follows:

  1. New York City
  2. Chicago
  3. Philadelphia
  4. St. Louis
  5. Boston
  6. Cleveland
  7. Baltimore
  8. Pittsburgh
  9. Detroit
  10. Buffalo

It makes you wonder how different things might be in 2110. Will the sunbelt cities continue to dominate, or will cities from a different region start to grow large as the sunbelt empties out?