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The 1850 Census
10 Largest Urban Places
|U.S. Resident Population:||23,191,876||Rank||Place||Population|
|Population per square mile of land area:||7.9||1||New York City, NY||515,547|
|Percent increase of population from 1840 to 1850:||35.9||2||Baltimore, MD||169,054|
|Official Enumeration Date:||June 1||3||Boston, MA||136,181|
|Number of States:||30||4||Philadelphia, PA||121,376|
|Cost:||$1,423,000||5||New Orleans, LA||116,375|
|Cost per Capita (cents):||6.1||6||Cincinnati, OH||115,435|
|Total Pages in Published Reports:||2,165||7||Brooklyn, NY||96,838|
|Number of Enumerators:||3,231||8||St. Louis, MO||77,860|
|Number of Office Staff:||160||9||Spring Garden District, PA||58,894|
|Census Bureau Director:||Joseph C.G. Kennedy||10||Albany, NY||50,763|
|Number of Questions Asked:||13||Other lists of largest urban places.|