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LIST OF THE STATES, POPULATION, DATE OF ENTERING UNION, AND STATE CAPITALS
1940 CENSUS FIGURES
(* Indicates the 13 Original States)
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State | Population | Entered Union | Capital
Alabama | 2,832,961 | 1819,Dec.14 | Montgomery
Arizona | 499,261 | 1912, Feb. 14 | Phoenix
Arkansas | 1,949,387 | 1836, June 15 | Little Rock
California | 6,907,387 | 1850, Sept. 9 | Sacramento
Colorado | 1,123,296 | 1876, Aug. 1 | Denver
*Connecticut | 1,709,242 | 1788, Jan. 9 | Hartford
*Delaware | 266,505 | 1787, Dec. 7 | Dover
District of Columbia | 663,091 | 1790, July 16 | Washington
Florida | 1,897,414 | 1845, March 3 | Tallahassee
*Georgia | 3,123,723 | 1788, Jan. 2 |  Atlanta
Idaho | 524,873 | 1890, July 3 | Boise
Illinois | 7,897,241 | 1818, Dec. 3 | Springfield
Indiana | 3,427,796 | 1816, Dec. 11 | Indianapolis
Iowa | 2,538,268 | 1846, Dec. 28 | Des Moines
Kansas | 1,801,028 | 1861, Jan. 29 | Topeka
Kentucky | 2,845,627 | 1792, June 1 | Frankfort
Louisiana | 2,363,880 | 1812, April 30 | Baton Rouge
Maine | 847,226 | 1820, March 15 | Augusta
*Maryland | 1,821,244 | 1788, April 28 | Annapolis
*Massachusetts | 4,316,721 | 1788, Feb. 6 |  Boston
Michigan | 5,256,106 | 1837, Jan. 26 | Lansing
Minnesota | 2,792,300 | 1858, May 11 | St. Paul
Mississippi | 2,183,796 | 1817, Dec. 10 |  Jackson
Missouri | 3,784,664 | 1821, Aug. 10 | Jefferson City
Montana | 559,456 | 1889, Nov. 8 | Helena
Nebraska | 1,215,834 | 1867, March 1 |  Lincoln
Nevada | 110,247 | 1864, Oct. 31 | Carson City
*New Hampshire | 491,524 | 1788, June 21 | Concord
*New Jersey | 4,160,165 | 1787, Dec. 18 | Trenton
New Mexico | 531,818 | 1912, Jan. 6 | Santa Fe
*New York | 13,479,142 | 1788, July 26 | Albany
*North Carolina | 3,571,623 | 1789, Nov. 21 |  Raleigh
North Dakota | 641,935 | 1889,  Nov. 2 | Bismark
Ohio | 6,907,612 | 1803, Feb. 19 | Columbus
Oklahoma | 2,336,434 | 1907, Nov. 16 | Oklahoma City
Oregon | 1,089,684 | 1859, Feb. 14 | Salem
*Pennsylvania | 9,900,180 | 1787, Dec. 12 | Harrisburg  
*Rhode Island | 713,346 | 1790, May 29 | Providence
South Carolina | 1,899,804 | 1788, May 23 | Columbia
South Dakota | 642,961 | 1889, Nov. 2 | Pierre
Tennessee | 2,915,841 | 1796, June 1 | Nashville
Texas | 6,414,824 | 1846, Dec. 29 | Austin
Utah | 550,310 | 1896, Jan. 4 | Salt Lake City
Vermont | 359,231 | 1791, Mar. 4 | Montpelier
*Virginia | 1,677,773 | 1788, June 26 | Richmond
Washington | 1,736,191 | 1889, Nov. 11 | Olympia
West Virginia | 1,901,974 | 1863, June 20 |  Charleston
Wisconsin | 3,137,587 | 1848, May 29 | Madison
Wyoming | 250,742 | 1890, July 11 | Cheyenne

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POPULATION OF PRINCIPAL U.S. CITIES
United States Government Census
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New York, N.Y | 7,454,995 | 6,930,446 | 5,620,048
Chicago, Ill. | 3,396,808 | 3,376,438 | 2,701,705
Philadelphia, Pa. | 1,931,334 | 1,950961 | 1,823,779
Detroit, Mich. | 1,623,452 | 1,568,662| 993,678
Los Angeles, Calif. | 1,504,277| 1,238,048| 576,673
Cleveland, Ohio | 878,336 | 900,429 | 796,841
Baltimore, Md. | 859,100 | 804,874 | 773,826
St. Louis, Mo. | 816,048 | 821,960 | 772,897
Boston, Mass. | 770,816| 781,188 | 748,060
Pittsburgh, Pa. | 671,659| 669,817 | 588,343
Washington D. C. | 663,091 | 486,869 | 437,571
San Francisco, Calif. | 634,536 | 634,394 | 506,674
Milwaukee, Wis. | 587,472 | 578,249 | 457,147
Buffalo, N. Y. | 575,901 | 573,076 | 506,775
New Orleans, La. | 494,537| 458,762 | 387,219
Minneapolis, Minn. | 492,370 | 464,356 | 380,582
Cincinnati, Ohio | 455,610 | 451,160 | 401,247 
Newark, N. J. | 429,760 | 442,337 | 414,524
Kansas City, Mo. | 399,178 | 399,746 | 324,410
Indianapolis, Ind. | 386,972 | 364,161 | 314,194
Houston, Texas | 384,514 | 292,352 | 138,276
Seattle, Wash. | 368,302 | 365,583 | 315,312
Rochester, N. Y. | 324,974 | 328,132 | 295,750
Denver, Colo. | 322,412 | 287,861 | 256,491
Louisville, Ky. | 319,077 | 307,745 | 234,891
Columbus, Ohio | 306,087 | 290,564 | 237,031
Portland, Ore. | 305,394 | 301,815 | 258,288
Atlanta, Ga. | 302,288 | 270,366 | 200,616
Oakland, Calif. | 302,163 | 284,063 | 216,261
Jersey City, N. J. | 301,173 | 316,715 | 298,103
Dallas, Texas | 294,734 | 260,475 | 158,976
Memphis, Tenn. | 292,942 | 253,143 | 162,351
St. Paul, Minn. | 287,736 | 271,606 | 234,698
Toledo, Ohio | 282,349 | 290,718 | 243,164
Birmingham, Ala. | 267,583 | 259,678 | 178,806
San Antonio, Texas | 253,854 | 231, 542 | 161,379
Providence R. I. | 253,504 | 252,981 | 237,595
Akron, Ohio | 244,791 | 255,040 | 208,435
Omaha, Neb. | 223,844 | 214,006 | 191,601
Dayton, Ohio | 210,718 | 200,982 | 152,559
Syracuse, N. Y. | 205,967 | 209,326 | 171,717
Oklahoma City, Okla. | 204,424 | 185,389 | 91,295
San Diego, Calif. | 203,341 | 147,995 | 74,683
Worcester, Mass. | 193,694 | 195,311 | 179,754
Richmond, Va. | 193,042 | 182,929 | 171,667
Fort Worth, Texas | 177,662 | 163,447 | 106,482
Jacksonville, Fla. | 173,065 | 129,549 | 91,558
Miami, Fla. | 172,172 | 110,637 | 29,571
Youngstown, Ohio | 167,720 | 170,002 | 132,358
Nashville, Tenn. | 167,402 | 153,866 | 118,342

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