How our Cities evolve by population and white/black ratio

Pretty damning.

New Haven

Pop: %wht %blk
1990 130,474 53.9 36.1
1980 126,109 62.1 31.9
1970 137,707 72.6 26.3
1960 152,048 85.1 14.5
1950 164,443 94.0 5.8
1940 160,605 96.1 3.9
1930 162,655 96.7 3.3
1920 162,537 97.1 2.8
1910 133,605 97.3 2.7
1900 108,027 97.2 2.7

Hartford

Pop: %wht %blk
1990 139,739 40.0 38.9
1980 136,392 50.3 33.9
1970 158,017 70.8 27.9
1960 162,178 84.5 15.3
1950 177,397 92.8 7.1
1940 166,267 95.7 4.3
1930 164,072 96.0 4.0
1920 138,036 96.8 3.0
1910 98,915 98.1 1.8
1900 79,850 97.5 2.4

Oakland

Pop: %wht %blk
1990 372,242 32.5 43.9
1980 339,337 38.2 46.9
1970 361,561 59.1 34.5
1960 367,548 73.6 22.8
1950 384,575 85.5 12.4
1940 302,163 95.3 2.8
1930 284,063 95.3 2.6
1920 216,261 94.3 2.5
1910 150,174 94.5 2.0
1900 66,960 96.8 1.5

Chicago:

Pop: %wht %blk
1990 2,783,726 45.4 39.1
1980 3,005,072 49.6 39.8
1970 3,366,957 65.6 32.7
1960 3,550,404 76.4 22.9
1950 3,620,962 85.9 13.6
1940 3,396,808 91.7 8.2
1930 3,376,438 92.9 6.9
1920 2,701,705 95.8 4.1
1910 2,185,283 97.9 2.0
1900 1,698,575 98.1 1.8

Cleveland
Pop: %wht %blk
1990 505,616 49.5 46.6
1980 573,822 53.5 43.8
1970 750,903 61.0 38.3
1960 876,050 71.1 28.6
1950 914,808 83.7 16.2
1940 878,336 90.3 9.6
1930 900,429 91.9 8.0
1920 796,841 95.6 4.3
1910 560,663 98.4 1.5
1900 381,768 98.4 1.6

Philadelphia:

Pop: %wht %blk
1990 1,585,577 53.5 39.9
1980 1,688,210 58.2 37.8
1970 1,948,609 65.6 33.6
1960 2,002,512 73.3 26.4
1950 2,071,605 81.7 18.2
1940 1,931,334 86.9 13.0
1930 1,950,961 88.6 11.3
1920 1,823,779 92.6 7.4
1910 1,549,008 94.5 5.5
1900 1,293,697 95.1 4.8

Baltimore:

Pop: %wht %blk
1990 736,014 39.1 59.2
1980 786,775 43.9 54.8
1970 905,759 53.0 46.4
1960 939,024 65.0 34.7
1950 949,708 76.2 23.7
1940 859,100 80.6 19.3
1930 804,874 82.3 17.7
1920 733,826 85.2 14.8
1910 558,485 84.8 15.2
1900 508,957 84.3 15.6

Gary

Pop %wht %blk
1990 116,646 16.3 80.6
1980 151,953 25.2 70.8
1970 175,415 46.7 52.8
1960 178,320 61.1 38.8
1950 133,911 70.6 29.3
1940 111,719 81.7 18.3
1930 100,426 82.1 17.8
1920 55,378 90.4 9.6
1910 16,802 97.6 2.3

Newark
Pop %wht %blk
1990 275,221 28.6 58.5
1980 329,248 30.8 58.2
1970 382,417 44.0 54.2
1960 405,220 65.6 34.1
1950 438,776 82.8 17.1
1940 429,760 89.2 10.6
1930 442,337 91.0 8.8
1920 414,524 95.8 4.1
1910 347,469 97.2 2.7
1900 246,070 97.2 2.7

Detroit

Pop: %wht %blk
2010 713,777 10.61 82.69
2000 951,270 12.26 81.55
1990 1,027,974 21.63 75.67
1980 1,203,339 34.38 63.07
1970 1,511,482 55.50 43.69
1960 1,670,144 70.83 28.87
1950 1,849,568 83.58 16.25
1940 1,623,452 90.71 9.19
1930 1,568,662 92.22 7.65
1920 993,678 95.81 4.11
1910 465,766 98.75 1.23
1900 285,704 98.55 1.44

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