US Cities by Biggest Population Decline

Name the US cities that have declined in population by 20% or more from a peak population of at least 100,000.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_shrinking_cities_in_the_United_States
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City
State
Peak Population (Year)
2010 Population
% Decline From Peak
St. Louis
Missouri
856,796 (1950)
319,294
62.7%
Detroit
Michigan
1,849,568 (1950)
713,777
61.4%
Youngstown
Ohio
170,002 (1930)
66,982
60.6%
Cleveland
Ohio
914,808 (1950)
396,815
56.6%
Gary
Indiana
178,320 (1960)
80,294
55.0%
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
676,806 (1950)
305,704
54.8%
Buffalo
New York
580,132 (1950)
270,240
53.4%
Niagara Falls
New York
102,394 (1960)
50,194
51.0%
Flint
Michigan
196,940 (1960)
102,434
48.0%
Scranton
Pennsylvania
143,333 (1930)
76,089
46.9%
Dayton
Ohio
262,332 (1960)
141,527
46.1%
Cincinnati
Ohio
503,998 (1950)
296,943
41.1%
Utica
New York
101,740 (1930)
62,235
38.8%
New Orleans
Louisiana
627,525 (1960)
384,320
38.8%
Camden
New Jersey
124,555 (1950)
77,344
37.9%
Birmingham
Alabama
340,887 (1960)
212,237
37.7%
Canton
Ohio
116,912 (1950)
73,007
37.6%
Newark
New Jersey
442,337 (1930)
277,140
37.3%
Wilmington
Delaware
112,504 (1940)
70,851
37.0%
Rochester
New York
332,488 (1950)
210,565
36.7%
Baltimore
Maryland
949,708 (1950)
620,961
34.6%
Akron
Ohio
290,351 (1960)
199,110
34.5%
Syracuse
New York
220,583 (1950)
145,170
34.2%
Trenton
New Jersey
128,009 (1950)
84,913
33.7%
Hartford
Connecticut
177,397 (1950)
124,060
30.1%
Providence
Rhode Island
253,504 (1940)
178,042
29.6%
Hammond
Indiana
111,698 (1960)
80,830
27.6%
Albany
New York
134,995 (1950)
97,856
27.5%
Somerville
Massachusetts
103,908 (1930)
75,754
27.1%
Minneapolis
Minnesota
521,718 (1950)
382,578
26.7%
Erie
Pennsylvania
138,440 (1960)
101,786
26.5%
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
2,071,605 (1950)
1,526,006
26.3%
Chicago
Illinois
3,620,962 (1950)
2,695,598
25.6%
Toledo
Ohio
383,818 (1970)
287,208
25.2%
Washington
District of Columbia
802,178 (1950)
601,723
25.0%
South Bend
Indiana
132,445 (1960)
101,168
23.6%
Boston
Massachusetts
801,444 (1950)
617,594
22.9%
Jersey City
New Jersey
316,715 (1930)
247,597
21.8%
New Haven
Connecticut
164,443 (1950)
129,779
21.1%
Reading
Pennsylvania
111,171 (1930)
88,082
20.8%
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