Differential City Growth Patterns, 1950 to 2010

August 2, 2012
City and StatePercentage change area (1950-2010)Percentage of maximum population 1950Percentage of maximum population 1960Percentage of maximum population 1970Percentage of maximum population 1980Percentage of maximum population 1990Percentage of maximum population 2000Percentage of maximum population 2010Percentage of maximum density 1950Percentage of maximum density 1960Percentage of maximum density 1970Percentage of maximum density 1980Percentage of maximum density 1990Percentage of maximum density 2000Percentage of maximum density 2010
Oklahoma, OK1,093.742.055.963.269.576.787.3100.0100.021.112.013.915.317.419.9
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), TN2,059.529.028.474.575.881.290.7100.0100.074.411.112.013.014.616.0
Las Vegas, NV2,163.34.211.021.528.244.282.0100.095.559.956.769.672.198.2100.0
Tucson, AZ2,286.38.740.950.663.677.993.6100.0100.062.868.769.954.252.247.9
Jacksonville, FL2,373.524.924.564.465.877.389.5100.0100.098.310.210.512.414.316.2
Phoenix, AZ2,921.67.430.440.254.668.091.4100.0100.037.537.639.037.544.544.8
Indianapolis (balance), IN554.752.158.090.885.489.195.3100.0100.086.425.425.726.127.929.3
San Antonio, TX563.230.844.349.359.270.586.2100.0100.062.360.550.947.847.849.0
Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), KY715.061.865.460.550.045.042.9100.0100.073.965.153.846.844.619.9
Austin, TX828.016.823.631.943.758.983.1100.0100.091.584.672.251.863.364.3
Charlotte, NC892.318.327.633.043.054.173.9100.0100.069.671.050.450.950.055.0
El Paso, TX896.920.142.649.665.579.486.8100.0100.047.453.434.941.244.449.9
San Jose, CA938.210.121.647.166.582.794.6100.0100.066.958.471.181.591.395.6
Milwaukee, WI92.286.0100.096.785.884.780.580.2100.063.859.252.151.348.748.6
Portland, OR108.164.063.865.562.874.990.6100.0100.095.173.760.960.267.675.1
Denver, CO129.069.382.385.882.077.992.4100.089.5100.077.764.043.852.056.4
Memphis, TN202.460.976.595.999.493.9100.099.597.9100.073.963.161.460.052.9
Dallas, TX204.036.356.770.575.584.199.2100.0100.062.682.070.075.889.590.7
San Diego, CA227.225.643.853.367.084.993.6100.083.774.154.768.185.393.8100.0
Fort Worth, TX262.637.648.153.152.060.472.1100.0100.085.264.553.953.561.473.3
Houston, TX274.828.444.758.776.077.793.1100.0100.076.876.276.981.190.594.0
Albuquerque, NM291.917.736.944.760.870.582.2100.056.5100.082.897.281.369.481.2
Columbus, OH451.347.859.968.671.880.490.4100.0100.055.542.032.734.735.538.0
New York, NY-4.096.595.296.686.589.698.0100.092.791.497.586.887.797.7100.0
Washington, DC-0.7100.095.294.379.675.771.375.0100.095.294.377.975.771.375.5
Detroit, MI-0.6100.090.381.765.155.651.438.6100.090.382.767.055.951.738.8
Boston, MA1.0100.087.080.070.271.773.577.1100.087.083.171.170.872.676.3
Baltimore, MD2.8100.098.995.482.877.568.665.4100.098.595.981.275.566.863.6
Los Angeles, CA3.952.065.474.378.291.997.4100.054.067.475.078.991.897.3100.0
San Francisco, CA5.296.391.988.984.389.996.5100.0100.089.590.784.289.295.798.8
Philadelphia, PA5.4100.096.794.181.576.573.373.7100.096.793.176.272.169.069.9
Chicago, IL9.7100.098.193.083.076.980.074.4100.090.886.775.570.273.167.9
Seattle, WA18.576.891.587.281.184.892.6100.091.086.887.581.484.892.6100.0