GASB 77 Disclosures: 100 Largest US Cities

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GASB 77: 100 LARGEST U.S. CITIES

Revenue Lost to Tax Abatements in 2018

 

Updated 1/16/2020

 

The total amount of foregone tax revenue for the 71 out of the 100 largest U.S. cities that reported in 2018 is $5.8 billion. To learn more or report an error, please contact Christine Wen (chris@goodjobsfirst.org).

 

Download the excel spreadsheet of program details for 100 largest cities (xlsx, 13.1 KB)

 

 

Rank 

City

State

2019 Population

Taxes Abated

1

New York City

New York

8,601,186

3,540,095,000

2

Los Angeles

California

4,057,841

27,600,000

3

Chicago

Illinois

2,679,044

97,300,000

4

Houston

Texas

2,359,480

1,214,427

5

Phoenix

Arizona

1,711,356

4,830,000

6

Philadelphia

Pennsylvania

1,576,596

156,802,668

7

San Antonio

Texas

1,565,929

7,830,000

8

San Diego

California

1,453,775

missing GASB 77 note

9

Dallas

Texas

1,379,735

41,307,000

10

San Jose

California

1,033,519

104,000

11

Austin

Texas

1,001,104

10,200,000

12

Jacksonville

Florida

920,984

4,874,037

13

Fort Worth

Texas

913,939

17,741,381

14

San Francisco

California

897,536

missing GASB 77 note

15

Columbus

Ohio

890,228

22,515,000

16

Charlotte

North Carolina

889,019

missing GASB 77 note

17

Indianapolis

Indiana

863,771

4,115,000

18

Seattle

Washington

766,893

22,403,000

19

Denver

Colorado

732,144

19,440,000

20

Washington Dc

D.C.

713,549

10,143,000

21

El Paso

Texas

696,610

9,365,075

22

Boston

Massachusetts

694,784

96,155,000

23

Nashville

Tennessee

679,318

6,605,724

24

Portland

Oregon

667,589

11,576,496

25

Las Vegas

Nevada

664,304

2,289,618

26

Detroit

Michigan

662,172

38,744,282

27

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma

661,614

4,060,000

28

Memphis

Tennessee

647,506

16,743,000

29

Louisville

Kentucky

620,800

13,110,523

30

Baltimore

Maryland

594,450

27,953,000

31

Milwaukee

Wisconsin

581,949

17,184,000

32

Albuquerque

New Mexico

564,764

1,079,170

33

Tucson

Arizona

537,501

missing GASB 77 note

34

Fresno

California

532,703

missing GASB 77 note

35

Sacramento

California

513,330

missing GASB 77 note

36

Mesa

Arizona

503,619

missing GASB 77 note

37

Atlanta

Georgia

501,178

4,523,000

38

Kansas City

Missouri

501,094

100,957,000

39

Colorado Springs

Colorado

493,799

826,323

40

Miami

Florida

491,724

missing GASB 77 note

41

Raleigh

North Carolina

485,679

missing GASB 77 note

42

Long Beach

California

466,203

4,688,000

43

Virginia Beach

Virginia

454,846

1,749,621

44

Omaha

Nebraska

452,061

15,394,000

45

Oakland

California

426,410

missing GASB 77 note

46

Minneapolis

Minnesota

424,256

8,795,000

47

Arlington

Texas

405,486

4,197,874

48

Tampa

Florida

403,178

181,104

49

Tulsa

Oklahoma

403,045

579,000

50

New Orleans

Louisiana

396,766

8,815,000

51

Wichita

Kansas

392,428

5,755,544

52

Bakersfield

California

388,092

missing GASB 77 note

53

Cleveland

Ohio

379,800

7,087,000

54

Aurora

Colorado

371,922

47,392,329

55

Anaheim

California

356,308

1,035,000

56

Honolulu

Hawaii

351,024

15,694,806

57

Riverside

California

335,048

327,000

58

Santa Ana

California

334,811

missing GASB 77 note

59

Lexington

Kentucky

329,495

1,197,471,000

60

Corpus Christi

Texas

329,408

1,441,535

61

Henderson

Nevada

317,248

5,341,052

62

Stockton

California

314,584

missing GASB 77 note

63

St. Paul

Minnesota

311,008

Did not disclose amount

64

Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania

302,908

3,962,735

65

St. Louis

Missouri

300,991

6,318,000

66

Cincinnati

Ohio

299,238

6,225,000

67

Anchorage

Alaska

297,832

missing GASB 77 note

68

Orlando

Florida

297,243

530,264

69

Irvine

California

297,019

missing GASB 77 note

70

Plano

Texas

294,478

18,050,125

71

Greensboro

North Carolina

292,265

missing GASB 77 note

72

Lincoln

Nebraska

291,623

2,707,415

73

Newark

New Jersey

283,756

2018 info not available

74

Durham

North Carolina

279,501

missing GASB 77 note

75

Toledo

Ohio

275,004

3,212,000

76

St. Petersburg

Florida

273,968

173,891

77

Chula Vista

California

273,565

missing GASB 77 note

78

Fort Wayne

Indiana

269,534

3,053,926

79

Scottsdale

Arizona

266,961

121,653

80

Jersey City

New Jersey

265,004

2018 info not available

81

Laredo

Texas

264,473

missing GASB 77 note

82

Madison

Wisconsin

264,365

4,106,000

83

Lubbock

Texas

264,029

missing GASB 77 note

84

Reno

Nevada

259,019

1,809,403

85

Chandler

Arizona

258,421

132,297

86

Glendale

Arizona

253,956

1,398,000

87

Buffalo

New York

252,555

17,845,618

88

North Las Vegas

Nevada

252,169

335,452

89

Gilbert

Arizona

251,335

law prohibits disclosure

90

Winston Salem

North Carolina

247,222

missing GASB 77 note

91

Chesapeake

Virginia

245,467

11,946,917

92

Irving

Texas

245,165

9,908,429

93

Norfolk

Virginia

242,070

9,588,326

94

Fremont

California

238,281

missing GASB 77 note

95

Hialeah

Florida

234,428

missing GASB 77 note

96

Richmond

Virginia

233,796

missing GASB 77 note

97

Boise

Idaho

231,773

0

98

Garland

Texas

231,160

1,816,761

99

Baton Rouge

Louisiana

225,900

14,421,967

100

Spokane

Washington

224,652

2,692,442

 

 

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