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STATISTICS OF CITIES.
TABLE 27.—REPLACEMENT VALUE OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS: 190S.

[For a list of the cities arranged alphabetically by states, with the number assigned to each, see page 79. For a text discussion of this table, see page 53.]
GROUP I.-CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF 300,000 OR OVER IN 190S.

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HIGHWAYS.

City
num­
ber.

! City
Sewer sys­ Street pave­
ments, gut­ B r i d * e s ihiehwaV Inumtems.
ters, curb­ other than MgJJ"* » ber.
i
ing, and
sidewalks.

CITY.

1
2
3
4

New York, N . Y
Chicago, 111
Philadelphia, Pa
St. Louis, Mo

fi
6
7
8

Boston Mass
Baltimore, Md
Pittsburg, Pa
Cleveland, Ohio...

i

824,630.954
848,460,279 $132,791,514
14,053.261
( 22)
*57,673,389
19,000.000
()
( 2s)
1,100,000
(*)
<)
«1, 200,100
6.578,233
8,050,668
13,447,858

i2)

11,254,780
21,402,715
15,998,889

<*)
(2)
<*)
(2)
(2)
<*)

1
8,500,000
i
946.012
i
4,008,821
9,887.392 $3,649,631 !
<*) |-

HIGHWAYS.

j
CITY
CITY

*

1 Sewer sys-

!

terns.

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j

9
10
11
12

Buffalo, N. Y
San Francisco, Cal
Detroit, Mich
Cincinnati, Ohio

13

Milwaukee. Wis

' $7,303,935 ! S20.325.893 $2,300,405
(2)
102,532
4.415.039 ; 22.145,208
300.000
7.443.572 > 12,517.401
(2)
0. 300,000 i 37,000,000 7,014,800 53,364,800
<". 555.000 J 40.000.000
1,4SS,900
<*)
(2s )
()
4.015,850

M

Washington, D. C
13 Newark, N. J
10

Street pave­
Other
ments, gut­ Bridges highway
ters, curb­ other than improve­
ing, and
toll.
ments.*
sidewalks.

2.400,000 * 300,000
J25.000 2,000,000
4,051.870
(2)
802,936 2,004,000

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GROUP II.-CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF 100,000 TO 300,000 IN 190S.
Minneapolis. Minn
Jersey City, N. J . .
Indianapolis, Ind..
Louisville, Ky
St. Paul, Minn

$6,190,822

Providence, R. I . .
Rochester, N . Y . . .
Kansas City, Mo..
Toledo. Ohio
Denver, Colo...*..

8,470,525
3,525,837
5,300,000
2,651,708
4,000,000

Columbus, Ohio...
Los Angeles, Cal...
Worcester, Mass...
Seattle, Wash
Memphis, Tenn...

4.692,261
2,549,044
5,229,728
5,066,040
1,500,000

3,360,902
3,782,780
2,500,000

(2)

9,619,395
10,510,410

<22)
()

7,076,146
6,000,000
8,392,619
3,350,000
7,693,640
3.738,625
2,489,379
4,816,523
2

<)

$2,240,000
1.750,000
1.289.000
1, Of .3.996
2.000.000

$8,530,000
2.290, (XX)
1,462,000
2,030.490
2.239,000

Portland, Oreg.
Paterson, N. J..
Atlanta, Ga._
Richmond, Va.
Dayton, Ohio..

1.625,000
1.594,402
1.437,732
1.599,961
1.097,795

(2)
(2)
3,495,684
(5)
2,903,742

291,277

Fall River, Mass
Nashville, Tenn
Grand Rapids, Mich.
Hartford, Conn
Cambridge, Mass

2,325,000
1,805,000
2

2,120,000
3,878,000

1,490.000
2.118,797

3.025,000
2

193,250
500,000
364,000
4,340.000
1,980,000

6,211,943 1,182.368
30,000 2,089,837 :
2,850,000
(*)
j

Omaha, Nebr
New Haven, Conn.
Scranton, Pa
Syracuse, N. Y
St. Joseph, Mo

1,011,062
(2)
j
914,091
•66,368
i
38.500
(2)
460,000
(*)
890,000 2,797,800

$7,159,201 $2,071,040
2

()

$40,524

663,018 ' 271,000
324,131
<*)
138,179
3(3,000
202,500 188,247,716
135,000
<*)

()

(«)

()

$4,500 $1,020,000
830,000
(*)
048,000
142,079
25,000
839,000

<*)
()

759,215
2

GROUP III.-CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF 50,000 TO 100,000 IN 1908.

(*)

Albany. N . Y
Reading, Pa.....
Lowell, Mass
Trenton, N.J
Bridgeport, Conn

$1,395,000
3,104,019
2

()

Camden. N. J...
Wilmington, Del
Des Moines, Iowa
Lynn, Mass
New Bedford, Mass
Kansas City, Kans.
Springfield, Mass
Troy, N.Y
Oakland, Cal
Lawrence, Mass
Somerville, Mass
Duluth. Minn
Savannah, Ga
Norfolk, Va
Yonkers, N. Y
Schenectady, N. Y
Hoboken,N.J
Peoria. Ill
Utlca, N. Y
Manchester, N. H

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i
i
|
I
j
I
J

(*)
(2)
<22)
<)

1,370,000

$3,060,988

748,298
1,200,000
1,463,351
1,500,000
1,153,812

3,235,861
540,000
1,142,475

1,152,944
2

<)

800,000
1,431.954
1,016,500
2,348,000
1,313,285

2,435,000
2.016.500
3,350,000
6,973,000

1,220,879
1,113,000
005,000
942,964

5,630,319
1,828,446
1,693,395

<*)

1,165,000

(*)

1,502,238
921,277
842,150

(»)
(*)

(2)

2,432,000
2

()

1,860,704
2,037,690

<*)

<*)

$12,500
600,000

<*)
346,365
(*)
(*)
679,041

2,500
1,180,000
32,000
293,500
110,000
31,000
225,000
20,000
263,500
50.000
144.791

<2)
<*)
<*)
228,059

72 E vansville, Ind
(*)
73 San Antonio, Tex
(*)
74 Elizabeth, N.J
(2)
75 Waterbury, Conn
<*)
76 | Salt Lake City, Utah
<»2)
77
Wilkes-Barrc, Pa
<2)
78 Erie, Pa
()
I
Houston,
Tex
79 1
(«) j 80
Tacoma, Wash
(*)
Harrisburg,
Pa
81
$300,552
<2*) ! 82 I Portland, Mc
1 83 I Charleston, S. C . . .
( 2)
84 Youngstown, Ohio.
<)
85 Dallas, Tex
<2*)
()
86 Terre Haute, Ind..
87 Akron, Ohio
(«)
2
88 Fort Wayne, Ind..
(<*)
) i 89
Holyokc, Mass
<2)
Brockton, Mass..
<*) j 1 oo I Covington,
Ky..
500,000
92 | Lincoln, Nebr...
i 91
<22)
! 93 j Saginaw, Mich...

<)

I
j

$598.015
610.400
909,219
1,300,000
1,60S, 507

$2,045,164
2

(2)

2,637.157
006,400
2,089,599

$120,000
2

047.000
999,180
503,400
1,448.000
(J)

1,181,000
1,497,674
1.051.993
3,616.800
1,500,000

<2)
(»)

()

(22)
<)

995,091
614,757

1,989,731
1,289,241

525,582
772,311
1.935.000
626,440

1,300,211
2,124,268
2,200.000
1,382,000

1,109,364

<*>2
()

(*)
350,000
1,112,970

1,232,000
3,140,816

<)

102,000
15,156
30,000
139,555
61,850
115.170
265,000
500,000

(2>
<*)
280,550
40,000
450,000

(2)

9,000
2,800
454,580

40,271 "275,149
(1)
346,986

* NoUeporfed 6 ^ " * i n c l u d e d a11 mlsce"aneous public improvements, the value of which Is shown separately in footnotes for the respective cities.
* Includes drainage canal, valued at $31,937,836,
* Reservoirs and pumping stations only.
* Unproductive docks and wharves.
e Includes retaining wall, valued at $2,534.
»Levees.
«Includes grading and sidewalks.
* Includes wharves and landings, valued at $1,000.
io Includes levees, valued at $510,803.
>' Mobawk River improvement.
» Retaining walls.

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GENERAL TABLES.

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TABLE 27.—REPLACEMENT VALUE OF PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS: 1908—Continued.
[For a list of the cities arranged alphabetically by states, with the number assigned to each, see page 79. For. a text discussion of this table, see page 63.] *
C.ROUP.IV.-CITIES HAVING A POPULATION OF 30,000 TO 50,000 IN 1908.
HIGHWAYS.

City
num­
ber.

other
Sewer sys­ Street pave*
tems.
merits, gut' Bridges
ters, curb­ other than highway j : n b u m toll.
ing, and
improve- '■ o e r <
sidewalks.
ments.i

IS

Altoona, Pa
Spokane, Wash....
Lancaster, Pa
Birmingham, Ala..
Bayonnc, N. J

$707,000
8SS,209
5

$685,000
1.(63,515
2

1530,127
•116,000

2.090,521
870,000

99
100
101
102
103

South Bend, Ind.
Butte, Mont
McKeesport, Pa..
Pawtueket, R. ] . .
Sioux City, Iowa.

074,010
472,054
475,000
1,063,830
405,072

1.995,877
937,000
1,4S0,000
1.002,243
i; 802,150

104
105
106
107
103

Johnstown, Pa
Dubuque, Iowa....
Bingham ton, X. Y.
Mobile, A la
,
Augusta, Oa

93.000
250,000
2

340,000
710,000
040.000
1.058.000
907.293

109
110
111
112
113

East St. Louis, III..
Passaic, N.J
Topeka, Kans
Ailentown, Pa
Atlantic City, N . J .

114
115
116
117
118
119

! Springfield, O h i o . .
: Montgomery, Ala..
I Davenport, Iowa.
! Little Rock. A r k . ,
J Wheeling, W. Va..
Springfield, III.

120 York, Pa
121 Maiden, Mass...
122 ; Wichita, Kans..
123

B a y City, Mich.

124
125
120
127
128

South Omaha, Nebr.
Quincy, III
Newcastle, Pa
Superior, Wis
Canton, Ohio

()

()

460.000
705.3(17
4,750
408.457
700,903
100,000

<)

<*)
(2)
2,291,251
921,545

428,700
284,030
571,300
143.000
1.052,000

915,000
1,ICG,352
2,134,934
535,000
2,581,000

928,100
480,000
0<o,o34
sG00.000
109,202

2,487,708
290,000

240,000
201,100
024,000
957.501
400,000

744,000
019,000
1,279,500
2,200,801
1,200,205

<)

845.500
542,582

(2)
(2)
$029,292
$1,757,244
3,375
(2)
07,080
(22)
(*)
()
(22)
(2)
()
207.000
18,000
100,000
(«)
141,857
81,200
570,000
80,000
300,000
(2)
120,000
400,000
(22)
50,000
(2)
215.000
00.000
230,000
190,000
2

()

200,000
107,000
2

()

11.000
300.000
1,100
52,000

<)

05,000
303,339
150.000
0.000
2

()
90.749
(2)

129
130
131
132
133

Jacksonville, Fla.
Chester, Pa
Chelsea, Mass
Joplin, Mo
Newton, Mass

134
135
136
137
138

Salem, Mass
Haverhill, Mass..,
Rockford, 111
Knoxville, Tenn.,
Galveston, Tex...

139
140
141
142
143

Elmira,N.Y
..
New Britain, Conn
Oklahoma City, Okla...
Kalamazoo, Mich
Woonsocket, R. I

253,554

144
145
146
147
148

<**
<2)
(2)

()
(22)
()

(2)

(J)

3

Sewer sys­ Street pave- \
Other
tems.
ments, gut- j Bridges highway
| ters, curb- <other than improve­
ments.1
toll.
i ing, and i
; sidewalks. <

* 100,000
2

()
(*)
75,000
(2)

20,000
(82)
< 2)

()

$601,143
2

8917,080

()
(2)
250,000
(2)
(2)

8
447,900
( 22)
(2 )

(2)

()

50,040 ;
348,000
285,155 J

67.403
2,233,881
2

219,034 |
1.218,328 !
075,000
2

803,774
200,000
2,702,000

432,994 '

325,994

Chattanooga, Tenn.
Racine, Wis
Fitchburg, Mass
Auburn, N. Y
Joliet, 111

754,000 !
500,000 I
385,046 !
508,407 !
434,000

149
150
151
152
153

Macon, Ga
West Hoboken, N. J..
Everett, Mass
Oshkosh, Wis
Sacramento, Cal

335,000
2

1,167,936
500,000
482,426
283,979
873,000
2

154
156
150
157
158

Pueblo, Colo
Newport. Ky
Taunton, Mass
LaCrosse, Wis
Fort Worth, Tex

509,630
300,000
654,000
895,000
355,000
436,500
276,261
476,249

San Juan, P. R .

50,000

<)

()

!

()

$352,000
2

()
(*>

4,300

(2)
(2)

212,000
171,829
363,000
2

()

243,710
9,000
15,500
10.000
276,776
23,749
170,000
204,425
76,500
215,000

()
(*)

40,000

SI
922,344

000
11,000

629,500
315,000
427,750
869,023
436,976

498,000
2

457,617

410,748

()

80,000
29,433
135,873

(2)

10,500 • •!
490.717
»Under this head arc included all miscellaneous public improvements,
the value of which is shown separately in footnotes for the respective cities.
2

* Not reported.

3

Valuation of board walk.
*Includes docks and wharves, valued at 140,000.
*Includes value of drainage canal.
•Wharf.
»Levees.

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