Indicators Of The Century

POPULATION Americans moved from industrial cities of the Northeast to the Sun Belt of the South and West


1900 1 New York 2 Chicago 3 Philadelphia 4 St. Louis 5 Boston 6 Baltimore 7 Cleveland 8 Buffalo 9 San Francisco 10 Cincinnati

1998* 1 New York 2 Los Angeles 3 Chicago 4 Houston 5 Philadelphia 6 San Diego 7 Phoenix 8 San Antonio 9 Dallas 10 Detroit

*Preliminary numbers. Source: Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census

AGE Since people are living longer, the poplulation profile has evened out

Population by age 1900 1999*

[less than] 5...

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