Despite losing 8,638 residents (-0.3%), Chicago remains the third largest city with a population of 2.7 million. It's Sioux City's second year of growth following three years of modest decline in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Now outside the top 5, we can understand what the Whigs went through when they lost all their clout here back in '54.
"Chicago's population grew each of the first three years the mayor was in office, but since taking office the governor has driven uncertainty in every corner of the state, and Chicago has not been immune from the effects", Emanuel spokesman Grant Klinzman said.
In a news release, the Census Bureau said the estimated figures cover the time between July 1, 2015, and July 1, 2016.
Rockville Centre gained 391 people, the greatest numerical increase on the Island.
Hoover grew by about 4 percent or 3,359 people since 2010. Lake Forest's population has been nearly flat, gaining just six residents past year and losing only nine since 2010. "I'm pleased to see the city and county grow together".
The U.S. Census today reported the data regarding population changes in Long Island towns from July 1 of 2015 to July 1 of 2016.
"We are doing everything we can do to curb the loss of population", she said.
That data, released in March, showed Nassau's population increased by 1,798 people and Suffolk's declined by 5,320 from 2015 to 2016.
The census data showed a migration of Americans to the South.
Among the 17 largest cities, 13 grew more slowly last year than the year before.
The rest of the state's major cities are growing, too. That growth rate was more than 11 times higher than the national average.
Yang says being bumped to 6th in terms of population likely will not make an impact economically for the city, since population is just one factor in a city's appeal to tourists and businesses.
Only one Midwestern city was among the top 15 fastest-growing cities on the list - Ankeny, Iowa. With over 8.5 million residents, the city has twice the population as Los Angeles, the next largest city. The Census estimates the current population is 84,978. The Census Bureau's population clock estimates the nation passed the 325 million mark earlier this month.