Down 20-49%

In the 2010 U.S. Census, these cities had lost 20% to 49% of their population since 1950:

Alabama: Birmingham (-35%)

Connecticut: Hartford (-30%)

Delaware:
Wilmington (-36%)

District of Columbia:
Washington (-25%)

Illinois: Chicago (-26%)

Louisiana: New Orleans (-40%)

Maryland: Baltimore (-35%)

Massachusetts: Boston (-23%)

Michigan: Flint (-37%)

Minnesota: Minneapolis (-27%)

New Jersey: Newark (-37%)

New York: Albany (-28%), Rochester (-37%), Syracuse (-34%)







Rochester, New York
(Photo by Matthew D. Wilson)


Ohio:
Akron (-27%), Cincinnati (-41%), Dayton (-42%)

Pennsylvania: Erie (-22%), Philadelphia (-26%)

Rhode Island: Providence (-28%)

West Virginia: Charleston (-43%)