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

 

The total amount of foregone tax revenue for the 63 out of the 100 largest U.S. cities that reported in 2018 is $5.7 billion. Keep in mind that this number doesn’t include many TIFs and other commitments such as infrastructural improvement. To learn more or report a mistake, please contact Christine Wen (chris@goodjobsfirst.org).

 

Download the excel spreadsheet (xlsx, 13.1 KB)

 

 

Rank 

City

State

2019 Population

Amount of Revenue Loss

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

not reported

9

Dallas

Texas

1,379,735

41,307,000

10

San Jose

California

1,033,519

104,000

11

Austin

Texas

1,001,104

4,444

12

Jacksonville

Florida

920,984

4,874,037

13

Fort Worth

Texas

913,939

17,741,381

14

San Francisco

California

897,536

not reported

15

Columbus

Ohio

890,228

22,515,000

16

Charlotte

North Carolina

889,019

not reported

17

Indianapolis

Indiana

863,771

4,115,000

18

Seattle

Washington

766,893

not reported

19

Denver

Colorado

732,144

19,440,000

20

Washington

District of Columbia

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

not reported

32

Albuquerque

New Mexico

564,764

1,079,170

33

Tucson

Arizona

537,501

not reported

34

Fresno

California

532,703

not reported

35

Sacramento

California

513,330

not reported

36

Mesa

Arizona

503,619

not reported

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

not reported

41

Raleigh

North Carolina

485,679

not reported

42

Long Beach

California

466,203

4,688,000

43

Virginia Beach

Virginia

454,846

1,749,621

44

Omaha

Nebraska

452,061

not reported

45

Oakland

California

426,410

not reported

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

not reported

51

Wichita

Kansas

392,428

not reported

52

Bakersfield

California

388,092

not reported

53

Cleveland

Ohio

379,800

not reported

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

not reported

58

Santa Ana

California

334,811

not reported

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

not reported

63

St. Paul

Minnesota

311,008

38,000

64

Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania

302,908

3,962,735

65

St. Louis

Missouri

300,991

6,248,000

66

Cincinnati

Ohio

299,238

6,225,000

67

Anchorage

Alaska

297,832

not reported

68

Orlando

Florida

297,243

530,264

69

Irvine

California

297,019

not reported

70

Plano

Texas

294,478

18,050,125

71

Greensboro

North Carolina

292,265

not reported

72

Lincoln

Nebraska

291,623

2,707,415

73

Newark

New Jersey

283,756

not reported

74

Durham

North Carolina

279,501

not reported

75

Toledo

Ohio

275,004

not reported

76

St. Petersburg

Florida

273,968

173,891

77

Chula Vista

California

273,565

not reported

78

Fort Wayne

Indiana

269,534

3,053,926

79

Scottsdale

Arizona

266,961

121,653

80

Jersey City

New Jersey

265,004

not reported

81

Laredo

Texas

264,473

not reported

82

Madison

Wisconsin

264,365

4,106,000

83

Lubbock

Texas

264,029

not reported

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

not reported

90

Winston Salem

North Carolina

247,222

not reported

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

not reported

95

Hialeah

Florida

234,428

not reported

96

Richmond

Virginia

233,796

not reported

97

Boise

Idaho

231,773

not reported

98

Garland

Texas

231,160

1,816,761

99

Baton Rouge

Louisiana

225,900

14,421,967

100

Spokane

Washington

224,652

not reported

 

 

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