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The 1890 Census
10 Largest Urban Places
|U.S. Resident Population:||62,979,766||Rank||Place||Population|
|Population per square mile of land area:||17.8||1||New York City, NY||1,515,301|
|Percent increase of population from 1880 to 1890:||25.5||2||Chicago, IL||1,099,850|
|Official Enumeration Date:||June 1||3||Philadelphia, PA||1,046,964|
|Number of States:||42||4||Brooklyn, NY||806,343|
|Cost:||$11,547,000||5||St. Louis, MO||451,770|
|Cost per Capita (cents):||18.3||6||Boston, MA||448,477|
|Total Pages in Published Reports:||26,408||7||Baltimore, MD||434,439|
|Number of Enumerators:||46,408||8||San Francisco, CA||298,997|
|Census Bureau Director:||Robert Percival Porter||9||Cincinnati, OH||296,908|
|Number of Questions Asked:||30||10||Cleveland, OH||261,353|
|Other lists of largest urban places.|