Dallas Population 2013

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The current population of the city of Dallas, Texas is estimated to be approximately 1,241,162, which is an increase of about 1.5% from the last record of the population. Dallas is the third-largest city in the state of Texas and the ninth-largest city in the entire country of the United States of America. Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Dallas is about 3,518 people per square mile.

Demographics of Dallas

Only 9% of the population is under 5 years of age, while 9% of the population is 65 years and older. The gender breakdown of the city is approximately equal, give or take some error. The largest racial demographic in the city is the Hispanic or Latino group, making up about 42% of the population. The next largest demographic is those that identify as white alone, making up about 29% of the population. The most surprising demographic is the black population, which makes up about 25% of the population, which is more than double the national average of the black population in an area.

About 73% of the population, ages 25 years and older, have a high school diploma or higher. Also, about 29% of the population, ages 25 years and older, have a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Religion in Dallas

The city of Dallas is relatively religious compared to the national average of the religious population. About 62% of the population identifies with a religious affiliation, compared to the national average of 49%. The largest denomination is the Roman Catholic Church, which makes up about 19% of the population. The Baptist Church is the second largest affiliation, making up about 15% of the population. The Methodist Church makes up about 5% of the population. Lastly, the city has a Muslim population of about 3.6%, which is a little over four times the national average of Muslim populations.

Dallas Climate

Dallas has a humid subtropical climate. Even though it is located in a region that also tends to receive warm, dry winds from the north and west in the summer, bringing temperatures to the 100 °F (38 °C) mark about 20 days annually, the majority in August, and heat indices easily breaking 110 °F (43 °C). When only temperature itself is accounted for, the north central Texas region where Dallas is located is one of the hottest in the United States during the summer months, usually trailing only the Mojave Desert basin of Arizona, southern Nevada, and southeastern California.

Signature Events in Dallas

The most notable event held in Dallas is the State Fair of Texas, which has been held annually at Fair Park since 1886. The fair is a massive event, bringing in an estimated $350 million to the city’s economy annually. The Red River Shootout, which pits the University of Texas at Austin against The University of Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl also brings significant crowds to the city. The city also hosts a series of bowl games including the Ticket City Bowl at the Cotton Bowl, the Cotton Bowl Classic held at AT&T Stadium, and Armed Forces Bowl held at Gerald J. Ford Stadium owned by Southern Methodist University.

dallas-population-2013-sportsSports in Dallas

The city of Dallas has five major professional sports teams: Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, FC Dallas, and the Texas Rangers. The Dallas Cowboys participates in the National Football League and they play in AT&T Stadium. In the 53 years of the team’s history, the Cowboys have won 5 Super Bowl Championships. The Dallas Mavericks participates in the National Basketball Association and they play in the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks have only won one NBA Championship, which was won in 2011. The Dallas Starts participates in the National Hockey League and they play in the American Airlines Center. The Stars have only won one championship, which was won in the 1998-1999 season. FC Dallas participates in Major League Soccer and they play in FC Dallas Stadium. Lastly, the Texas Rangers participates in Major League Baseball and they play in Rangers Ballpark. The Rangers have never won a World Series title.

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Historical Population of Dallas

Over the course of the last few decades, the population of Dallas was greater than the population of San Antonio until 1992 and then from 2000 to 2004. The city’s population has had a positive growth trend every year except from 2009 to 2010.

Year Population
1990 1,011,000
1991 1,023,000
1992 1,030,000
1993 1,035,000
1994 1,038,000
1995 1,040,000
1996 1,047,000
1997 1,059,000
1998 1,072,000
1999 1,076,000
2000 1,191,000
2001 1,200,000
2002 1,208,000
2003 1,220,000
2004 1,234,000
2005 1,246,000
2006 1,255,000
2007 1,266,000
2008 1,280,000
2009 1,300,000
2010 1,202,000
2011 1,223,000

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Columbus Population 2013

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The current population of the city of Columbus, Ohio is estimated to be about 809,798, which is an increase of about 1.6% from the last record of the population.  Columbus is the most populous city in the state of Ohio and the fifteenth-most populous city in the entire United States of America.  Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Columbus is about 3,624 people per square mile.

Demographics of Columbus

About 8% of the population is under the age of 5 years, while about 9% of the population is 65 years and older. Also, about 51.2% of the population is female, while about 48.8% of the population is male.

The largest racial demographic is the white group, which makes up about 59% of the population. The next largest race is the Black or African American demographic, which makes up about 28% of the population. The Hispanic or Latino group makes up about 6% of the population. The Asian population makes up about 4% of the population.

About 88% of the population, ages 25 years and older, has at least a high school diploma. Also, about 32% of the population, ages 25 years and older, has at least their bachelor’s degree from some college or university.

Religion in Columbus

The population of Columbus identifies with a religious affiliation at a lower rate than the national average. About 40% of the population identifies with an affiliation, compared to the national average of 49%. The largest religious affiliation in the city is the Roman Catholic Church, making up about 14% of the population. The next largest affiliation is the Baptist Church, which makes up about 5% of the population. The Muslim population of the city is larger than the average city in the United States. About 1.3% of the population identifies with the Islamic religion.

Ohio State University

Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College. The college began with a focus on training students in various agricultural and mechanical disciplines but was developed into a comprehensive university under the direction of Governor Rutherford B. Hayes and by 1878, the college changed its name to its current name. It has since grown into the third largest university campus in the United States. In 2007, Ohio State was officially designated as the flagship institution of Ohio’s public universities as part of the newly centralized University System of Ohio. It is considered to be one of America’s Public Ivy universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States. Along with its main campus in Columbus, Ohio State also operates a regional campus system with regional campuses in Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark, and Wooster.

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The city of Columbus has two major professional sports teams: Columbus Crew and Columbus Blue Jackets. The Columbus Crew participates in Major League Soccer in Columbus Crew Stadium. The stadium is, in fact, the first stadium in the United States built solely for soccer. The Columbus Blue Jackets participate in the National Hockey League and they play in Nationwide Arena. Columbus is also home to the famous Ohio State University. Ohio Stadium in Columbus is the seventh-largest non-racing stadium in the entire world. The Buckeyes participate in NCAA Big Ten Conference and the football team plays in Ohio Stadium.

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Historical Population of Columbus

Over the course of the last few decades, the population of Columbus has shown significant growth, especially from 1999 to 2000. Also, while many cities show population decrease from 2009 to 2010, Columbus actually shows growth during those years. Lastly, while the populations of Cleveland and Cincinnati have been declining, Columbus’ population has increased.

Year Population
1990 638,446
1991 646,504
1992 652,335
1993 656,594
1994 659,353
1995 660,928
1996 663,307
1997 668,808
1998 670,031
1999 671,241
2000 715,971
2001 723,822
2002 727,909
2003 733,706
2004 735,971
2005 738,782
2006 744,473
2007 750,700
2008 759,360
2009 769,332
2010 788,696
2011 797,434

Chicago Population 2013

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The current population of Chicago is estimated to be 2.715 million people, which is the 3rd largest city in the United States of America. This is a population growth of approximately 0.3% from the last record of the population. The population of Chicago has historically been greater than the population of Manhattan, but less than the population of Los Angeles. Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Chicago is estimated to be about 11,864.4 people per square mile.

Projected Population of Chicago

The population of the city of Chicago is estimated to grow by about 28% to an estimated population of 11.04 million people by the year 2040. The number of households is also projected to increase by about 27% by the year 2040 to almost 4 million households. Lastly, the number of people employed in the city of Chicago is estimated to increase by about 28% to approximately 5.341 million people.

Demographics of Chicago

The largest ethnicity in the city of Chicago is the white ethnicity, making up about 32% of the population. Over the course of the last half of a century, Approximately 29% of the population is Hispanic and about 33% of the population is Black. The largest European ethnicity in the city is Irish, followed closely by German.

Religion in Chicago

The largest religious group in the city of Chicago is the Roman Catholic Church, which makes up about 39% of the population. The largest non-Christian religion in the city is Islam, which makes up 4% of the population. The Jewish population of the city makes up about 1.1% of the city.

Economy of Chicago

The economy of the city of Chicago is known to be one of the most prosperous economies and thought to have the highest potential for growth. The city is a leader in global trade, generating more trade volume than New York. The city generated $3.5 billion. The economy has a whole is quite diversified as it has large influences in multiple different sectors.

Great Chicago Fire

The Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned from Sunday, October 8, to early Tuesday, October 10, 1871, killing hundreds and destroying about 3.3 square miles (9 km2) in Chicago, Illinois. Though the fire was one of the largest U.S. disasters of the 19th century, the rebuilding that began helped develop Chicago as one of the most populous and economically important American cities. The fire started at about 21:00 on Sunday, October 8, in or around a small barn that bordered the alley behind 137 DeKoven Street. The traditional account of the origin of the fire is that it was started by a cow kicking over a lantern in the barn owned by Patrick and Catherine O’Leary.

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The city of Chicago has sports teams represented in the Major Soccer League, National Basketball Association, Major Baseball League, and the National Hockey League. There are two teams in Chicago in the Major Baseball League: the White Sox and the Cubs. The Chicago Blackhawks, the team in the National Hockey League, won the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.

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Historical Population of Chicago

Over the last couple of decades, the population of the city of Chicago has experienced periods of both growth and decline. In fact, the population of Chicago today is estimated to be less than the population that the city had in 1990.

Year Population (millions)
1990 2.786
1991 2.79
1992 2.792
1993 2.794
1994 2.797
1995 2.802
1996 2.814
1997 2.808
1998 2.803
1999 2.799
2000 2.896
2001 2.895
2002 2.881
2003 2.866
2004 2.849
2005 2.825
2006 2.806
2007 2.811
2008 2.83
2009 2.851
2010 2.698
2011 2.707

Charlotte Population 2013

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The current population of the city of Charlotte, North Carolina is estimated to be about 775,202, which is an increase of about 3.2% from the last record of the population. The city is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the 17th largest city in the entire United States of America. Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Charlotte is estimated to be about 2,457 people per square mile.

Demographics of Charlotte

About 8% of the population is under the age of 5 years, while about 9% of the population is 65 years and older. Also, about 51.7% of the population is female, while the other 48.3% of the population is male.

The largest racial demographic in the city of Charlotte is the white group, which makes up about 45% of the population. The next largest demographic is the Black or African American group, which is about 35% of the population. The Hispanic or Latino group makes up about 13% of the population. Lastly, the Asian population makes up about 5% of the population.

About 88% of the population, ages 25 years and older, has at least their high school degree. However, about 40% of the population, ages 25 years and older, has at least their bachelor’s degree from some college or university.

Religion in Charlotte

About 52% of the population of Charlotte identifies with a religious affiliation, compared to the national average of 49%. The largest religious affiliation is the Baptist Church, which makes up about 13% of the population. The next largest affiliation is the Roman Catholic Church, which makes up about 9% of the population. The Methodist population is about 8% of the total population.

Sports in Charlotte

There are two major professional sports teams based out of the city of Charlotte: Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Bobcats. The Carolina Panthers participate in the National Football League and they play in the Bank of America Stadium. The Panthers have never won a Super Bowl Championship in the entire franchise history of the team. The Charlotte Bobcats participate in the National Basketball Association and they play in Time Warner Cable Arena. The Bobcats, founded in 2004, have never won a division title or an NBA Championship.

charlotte-population-nascarNASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte

The NASCAR Hall of Fame is located in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina. The museum, which opened in 2010, focuses on the history and tradition of NASCAR. The Hall of Fame honors those members of NASCAR (drivers, crew, team members, and owners) that have contributed greatly to the sporting event. These members are honored in the Hall of Honor. There is also a Racing Simulator that allows the visitors to experience what it would be like to actually participate in a NASCAR race.

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Historical Population of Charlotte

Over the course of the past few decades, the population of the city of Charlotte has been growing at a high and fast rate. The largest jump in population was from 1999 to 2000. Also, the population of Charlotte has been greater than the populations of both Atlanta and Raleigh.

Year Population
1990 430,023
1991 437,314
1992 442,737
1993 451,694
1994 462,206
1995 473,355
1996 485,445
1997 497,042
1998 508,296
1999 520,829
2000 569,858
2001 581,562
2002 590,857
2003 601,245
2004 614,446
2005 631,160
2006 652,202
2007 669,690
2008 687,971
2009 704,422
2010 734,216
2011 751,087

Calgary Population

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The current population of the city of Calgary is estimated to be approximately 1,149,552, which is an increase of about 2.6% from the last record of the population. Calgary is the largest city in Alberta, the third-largest municipality and the fifth-largest metropolitan area in all of the country. Based on the total land area and the total population of the city, the population density of Calgary is estimated to be about 3,608 people per square mile.

Demographics of Calgary

About 24% of the population of Calgary is immigrants and about 92% of the population is actually a Canadian citizen. About 90% of the population solely speaks English and only 0.06% of the population speaks only French. However, 8% of the population speaks both English and French.

About 28% of the population is considered to be a visible minority. The largest of these minority groups is South Asian, making up about 7% of the population. The next largest minority group is Chinese, which makes up about 6% of the population. The largest ethnic ancestral group is those who identify as English, which makes up about 24% of the population. The next largest group is those that identify as ethnically Canadian, which makes up about 20% of the population.

Geography of Calgary

Calgary is located at the transition zone between the Canadian Rockies foothills and the Canadian Prairies. The city lies within the foothills parkland natural subregion of the parkland natural region and the foothills fescue subregion of the grasslands natural region. Calgary’s elevation is approximately 1,048 m (3,438 ft) above sea level downtown, and 1,084 m (3,557 ft) at the airport. The city proper covers a land area of 726.5 km2 (280.5 sq mi) (as of 2006) and as such exceeds the land area of the City of Toronto.

There are two major rivers that run through the city. The Bow River is the largest and flows from the west to the south. The Elbow River flows northwards from the south until it converges with the Bow River near downtown. Since the climate of the region is generally dry, dense vegetation occurs naturally only in the river valleys, on some north-facing slopes, and within Fish Creek Provincial Park.

calgary-population-sportsSports in Calgary

The city of Calgary has four professional sports teams: the Calgary Stampeders, The Calgary Flames, the Calgary Hitmen, and the Calgary Roughnecks. The Calgary Stampeders play in the Canadian Football League and they play in McMahon Stadium. The Calgary Flames play in the National Hockey League and play in the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Calgary Hitmen play in the Western Hockey League and also play at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Lastly, the Roughnecks play in the National Lacrosse League and they too play in the Scotiabank Saddledome.

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Historical Population of Calgary

The population of the city of Calgary has historically always increased since the founding of the city, except for a short time in the 1930s. The first record of population of the city was in 1884 and was 506 people. Since then, the population has increased to almost 1.15 million people. The growth has gone through various periods of different growth rates, but the majority of the time, the growth has been quite high.

Year Population
1921 62,305
1931 83,761
1941 88,904
1946 100,044
1951 129,060
1956 181,780
1961 249,641
1966 330,575
1971 403,319
1976 469,917
1981 592,743
1986 636,107
1991 710,795
1996 768,082
2001 878,866
2006 988,193
2011 1,096,833

Projected Population of Calgary

The population of Calgary is projected to continue its high population growth over the next few years.

Year Population
2014 1,419,800
2015 1,435,600
2016 1,451,500
2017 1,468,500
2018 1,485,000
2019 1,502,200
2020 1,519,400
2021 1,536,500