Updated City Population Estimates Released

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Six Florida cities were among the nation's biggest population losers between July 1, 2006, and July 1, 2007, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates. Is Jacksonville on this list?



Florida: Most Growth From 2006 - 2007

1. Miami (city) 10,116
2. Port St. Lucie (city) 8,910
3. Jacksonville (city) 6,897
4. Cape Coral (city) 5,937
5. Orlando (city) 4,257
6. North Port (city) 3,953
7. Fort Myers (city) 3,777
8. Homestead (city) 3,444
9. Palm Coast (city) 3,336
10. Lakeland (city) 2,897


Florida: Most Loss From 2006 - 2007

1. Hialeah (city) -2,476
2. Hollywood (city) -2,068
3. Pembroke Pines (city) -1,948
4. Coral Springs (city) -1,762
5. St. Petersburg (city) -1,303
6. Deerfield Beach (city) -992
7. Weston (city) -991
8. Miami Beach (city) -899
9. Margate (city) -888
10. Clearwater (city) -851

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau

First Coast 2007 City Population Estimates

Duval County

Jacksonville (city)

2007 Estimate: 805,605
2006 Estimate: 798,708
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 6,897

Official 2000 Census: 735,617
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 69,988

Jacksonville Beach (city)

2007 Estimate: 21,849
2006 Estimate: 21,822
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 27

Official 2000 Census: 20,990
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 859

Atlantic Beach (city)

2007 Estimate: 13,280
2006 Estimate: 13,344
Growth from 2006 to 2007: -64

Official 2000 Census: 13,368
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: -88


Neptune Beach (city)

2007 Estimate: 6,864
2006 Estimate: 6,924
Growth from 2006 to 2007: -60

Official 2000 Census: 7,270
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: -406

Baldwin (town)

2007 Estimate: 1,561
2006 Estimate: 1,568
Growth from 2006 to 2007: -7

Official 2000 Census: 1,634
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: -73


St. Johns County

St. Augustine (city)

2007 Estimate: 12,284
2006 Estimate: 12,095
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 189

Official 2000 Census: 11,592
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 692

St. Augustine Beach (city)

2007 Estimate: 6,002
2006 Estimate: 5,857
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 145

Official 2000 Census: 4,683
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 1,319

Hastings (town)

2007 Estimate: 687
2006 Estimate: 666
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 21

Official 2000 Census: 521
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 166


Clay County

Orange Park (town)

2007 Estimate: 9,001
2006 Estimate: 8,983
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 18

Official 2000 Census: 9,081
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: -80


Green Cove Springs (city)

2007 Estimate: 6,403
2006 Estimate: 6,291
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 112

Official 2000 Census: 5,378
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 1,025

Keystone Heights (city)

2007 Estimate: 1,477
2006 Estimate: 1,443
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 34

Official 2000 Census: 1,349
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 128

Nassua County

Fernandina Beach (city)

2007 Estimate: 11,543
2006 Estimate: 11,354
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 189

Official 2000 Census: 10,549
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 994


Hilliard (town)

2007 Estimate: 2,934
2006 Estimate: 2,948
Growth from 2006 to 2007: -14

Official 2000 Census: 2,702
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 232


Callahan (town)

2007 Estimate: 996
2006 Estimate: 962
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 34

Official 2000 Census: 962
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 34

Baker County

Macclenny (city)

2007 Estimate: 5,813
2006 Estimate: 5,502
Growth from 2006 to 2007: 311

Official 2000 Census: 4,459
Growth from Official 2000 Census to 2007 Estimate: 1,354

Top 50 U.S. cities ranked by population

The 50 most populous cities — based on July 1, 2007, estimates — and the change over seven years:
2007 rank - city name - 2007 pop. - % chng. 2000-07

1. New York 8,274,527 3.3%

2. Los Angeles 3,834,340 3.8%

3. Chicago 2,836,658 -2.1%

4. Houston 2,208,180 11.8%

5. Phoenix 1,552,259 17.4%

6. Philadelphia 1,449,634 -4.5%

7. San Antonio 1,328,984 14.6%

8. San Diego 1,266,731 3.5%

9. Dallas 1,240,499 4.4%

10. San Jose 939,899 4.9%

11. Detroit 916,952 -3.6%

12. Jacksonville 805,605 9.5%

13. Indianapolis 795,458 1.7%

14. San Francisco 764,976 -1.5%

15. Columbus, Ohio 747,755 4.9%

16. Austin 743,074 12.6%

17. Fort Worth 681,818 25.9%

18. Memphis 674,028 -2.4%

19. Charlotte 671,588 18.5%

20. Baltimore 637,455 -2.1%

21. El Paso 606,913 7.6%

22. Milwaukee 602,191 0.9%

23. Boston 599,351 1.7%

24. Seattle 594,210 5.5%

25. Nashville- Davidson, Tenn. 590,807 8.3%

26. Denver 588,349 6.3%

27. Washington 588,292 2.8%

28. Las Vegas 558,880 16.4%

29. Louisville-Jefferson, Ky. 557,789 1.2%

30. Portland, Ore. 550,396 4.0%

31. Oklahoma City 547,274 8.1%

32. Tucson 525,529 7.8%

33. Atlanta 519,145 24.2%

34. Albuquerque 518,271 15.3%

35. Fresno 470,508 9.5%

36. Long Beach 466,520 1.1%

37. Sacramento 460,242 13.1%

38. Mesa, Ariz. 452,933 13.8%

39. Kansas City, Mo. 450,375 2.0%

40. Cleveland 438,042 -8.3%

41. Virginia Beach 434,743 2.2%

42. Omaha 424,482 8.5%

43. Miami 409,719 13.0%

44. Oakland 401,489 0.5%

45. Tulsa 384,037 -2.3%

46. Minneapolis 377,392 -1.4%

47. Colorado Springs 376,427 4.2%

48. Raleigh, N.C. 375,806 31.6%

49. Honolulu 375,571 1.1%

50. Arlington, Texas 371,038 11.4%

51. Wichita 361,420 2.7%

52. St. Louis 350,759 0.7%

53. Santa Ana, Calif. 339,555 0.5%

54. Tampa 336,823 11.0%

55. Anaheim, Calif. 333,249 1.4%

56. Cincinnati 332,458 0.4%

57. Bakersfield, Calif. 315,837 29.6%

58. Aurora, Colo. 311,794 12.8%

59. Pittsburgh 311,218 -7.0%

60. Toledo, Ohio 295,029 -6.0%

61. Riverside, Calif. 294,437 15.1%

62. Stockton, Calif. 287,245 18.1%

63. Corpus Christi, Texas 285,507 2.9%

64. Newark 280,135 2.8%

65. Anchorage 279,671 7.4%

66. Lexington-Fayette, Ky. 279,044 7.1%

67. St. Paul 277,251 -3.3%

68. Buffalo 272,632 -6.8%

69. Plano, Texas 260,796 17.3%

70. Glendale, Ariz. 253,152 15.2%

71. Fort Wayne, Ind. 251,247 -0.2%

72. Henderson, Nev. 249,386 42.3%

73. Lincoln, Neb. 248,744 9.9%

74. Greensboro, N.C. 247,183 8.2%

75. St. Petersburg, Fla. 246,407 -0.8%

Source: Analysis of Census Bureau data by Paul Overberg, USA TODAY