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The 1940 Census
10 Largest Urban Places
|U.S. Resident Population:||132,164,569||Rank||Place||Population|
|Population per square mile of land area:||37.2||1||New York City, NY||7,454,995|
|Percent increase of population from 1930 to 1940:||7.3||2||Chicago, IL||3,396,808|
|Official Enumeration Date:||April 1||3||Philadelphia, PA||1,931,334|
|Number of States:||48||4||Detroit, MI||1,623,452|
|Cost:||$67,527,000||5||Los Angeles, CA||1,504,277|
|Cost per Capita (cents):||51.1||6||Cleveland, OH||878,336|
|Total Pages in Published Reports:||58,400||7||Baltimore, MD||859,100|
|Number of Enumerators:||123,069||8||St. Louis, MO||816,048|
|Census Bureau Director:||William Lane Austin||9||Boston, MA||770,816|
|Number of Questions on the Short Form:||10||Pittsburgh, PA||671,659|
|Number of Questions on the Long Form:||Other lists of largest urban places.|