How big (or small) are the places where colleges call home?

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  • New York (NY): 8,200,000; home to dozens of colleges
  • Los Angeles (CA): 4,000,000; home to dozens of colleges
  • Boulder (CO): 280,000; Colorado, U of
  • Durham (NC): 200,000; Duke U
  • Peoria (IL): 115,000; Bradley U
  • Ann Arbor (MI): 115,000; Michigan, U of
  • Walla Walla (WA): 55,000; Whitman C
  • Richmond (IN): 40,000; Earlham C
  • Ithaca (NY): 30,000; Cornell U & Ithaca C
  • Northfield (MN): 18,000; Carleton C & St. Olaf C
  • Hanover (NH): 11,000; Dartmouth C
  • Williamstown (MA): 8,500; Williams C
  • Hamilton (NY): 6,000; Colgate U
  • Henniker (NH): 4,500; New England C
  • Sewanee (TN): 2,400; South, U of the
  • Gambier (OH): 2,000; Kenyon C
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau. Populations are approximate.

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