Biggest Cities West of the Mississippi in 1950

Which U.S cities west of the Mississippi River had the biggest population in the year 1950?
Cities in gray are directly on the banks of the Mississippi River
Honolulu (248,000) is excluded because Hawaii wasn't a state at this time
According to the US Census
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Population
U.S. City
1
1,970,358
Los Angeles
2
856,796
St. Louis
3
775,357
San Francisco
4
596,163
Houston
5
570,445
New Orleans
6
521,718
Minneapolis
7
467,591
Seattle
8
456,622
Kansas City
9
434,462
Dallas
10
415,786
Denver
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Population
U.S. City
11
408,442
San Antonio
12
396,000
Memphis
13
384,575
Oakland
14
373,628
Portland
15
334,387
San Diego
16
311,349
St. Paul
17
278,778
Fort Worth
18
251,117
Omaha
19
250,767
Long Beach
20
243,504
Oklahoma City
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May 20, 2017
100% first try. Quite proud of myself for that one.