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Top 100 U.S. Cities - Ranked by Population

2017 Estimates*

 
     
  Rank City State
Population
Web Site  
 
1
New York
New York
8,622,698
nyc.gov
 
 
2
Los Angeles
California
3,999,759
lacity.org
 
 
3
Chicago
Illinois
2,716,450
cityofchicago.org
 
 
4
Houston
Texas
2,312,717
houstontx.gov
 
 
5
Phoenix
Arizona
1,626,078
phoenix.gov
 
 
6
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
1,580,863
phila.gov
 
 
7
San Antonio
Texas
1,511,946
sanantonio.gov
 
 
8
San Diego
California
1,419,516
sandiego.gov
 
 
9
Dallas
Texas
1,341,075
dallascityhall.com
 
 
10
San Jose
California
1,035,317
sanjoseca.gov
 
 
11
Austin
Texas
950,715
austintexas.org
 
 
12
Jacksonville
Florida
892,062
coj.net
 
 
13
San Francisco
California
884,363
sfgov.org
 
 
14
Columbus
Ohio
879,170
cityofcolumbus.org
 
 
15
Fort Worth
Texas
874,168
fortworthtexas.gov
 
 
16
Indianapolis
Indiana
863,002
indygov.org
 
 
17
Charlotte
North Carolina
859,035
charmeck.org
 
 
18
Seattle
Washington
724,745
seattle.gov
 
 
19
Denver
Colorado
704,621
denver.org
 
 
20
Washington
District of Columbia
693,972
dc.gov
 
 
21
Boston
Massachusetts
685,094
cityofboston.gov
 
 
22
El Paso
Texas
683,577
elpasotexas.gov
 
 
23
Detroit
Michigan
673,104
detroitmi.gov
 
 
24
Nashville-Davidson
Tennessee
667,560
nashville.gov
 
 
25
Memphis
Tennessee
652,236
memphistn.gov
 
 
26
Portland
Oregon
647,805
portlandonline.com
 
 
27
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma
643,648
okc.gov
 
 
28
Las Vegas
Nevada
641,676
lasvegasnevada.gov
 
 
29
Louisville
Kentucky
621,349
louisvilleky.gov
 
 
30
Baltimore
Maryland
611,648
baltimorecity.gov
 
 
31
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
595,351
city.milwaukee.gov
 
 
32
Albuquerque
New Mexico
558,545
cabq.gov
 
 
33
Tucson
Arizona
535,677
tucsonaz.gov
 
 
34
Fresno
California
527,438
fresno.gov
 
 
35
Sacramento
California
501,901
cityofsacramento.org
 
 
36
Mesa
Arizona
496,401
cityofmesa.org
 
 
37
Kansas City
Missouri
488,943
kcmo.gov
 
 
38
Atlanta
Georgia
486,290
atlantaga.gov
 
 
39
Long Beach
California
469,450
longbeach.gov
 
 
40
Omaha
Nebraska
466,893
cityofomaha.org
 
 
41
Raleigh
North Carolina
464,758
raleigh-nc.org
 
 
42
Colorado Springs
Colorado
464,474
coloradosprings.gov
 
 
43
Miami
Florida
463,347
miamigov.com
 
 
44
Virginia Beach
Virginia
450,435
vbgov.com
 
 
45
Oakland
California
425,195
oaklandnet.com
 
 
46
Minneapolis
Minnesota
422,331
ci.minneapolis.mn.us
 
 
47
Tulsa
Oklahoma
401,800
cityoftulsa.org
 
 
48
Arlington
Texas
396,394
arlington-tx.gov
 
 
49
New Orleans
Louisiana
393,292
nola.gov
 
 
50
Wichita
Kansas
390,591
wichitagov.org
 
 
51
Cleveland
Ohio
385,525
city.cleveland.oh.us
 
 
52
Tampa
Florida
385,430
tampagov.net
 
 
53
Bakersfield
California
380,874
bakersfieldcity.us
 
 
54
Aurora
Colorado
366,623
auroragov.org
 
 
55
Anaheim
California
352,497
anaheim.net
 
 
56
Urban Honolulu
Hawaii
350,395
honolulu.gov
 
 
57
Santa Ana
California
334,136
ci.santa-ana.ca.us
 
 
58
Riverside
California
327,728
riversideca.gov
 
 
59
Corpus Christi
Texas
325,605
cctexas.com
 
 
60
Lexington-Fayette
Kentucky
321,959
lexingtonky.gov
 
 
61
Stockton
California
310,496
stocktongov.com
 
 
62
St. Louis
Missouri
308,626
stlouis-mo.gov
 
 
63
St. Paul
Minnesota
306,621
stpaul.gov
 
 
64
Henderson
Nevada
302,539
cityofhenderson.com
 
 
65
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
302,407
pittsburghpa.gov
 
 
66
Cincinnati
Ohio
301,301
cincinnati-oh.gov
 
 
67
Anchorage municipality
Alaska
294,356
muni.org
 
 
68
Greensboro
North Carolina
290,222
greensboro-nc.gov
 
 
69
Plano
Texas
286,143
plano.gov
 
 
70
Newark
New Jersey
285,154
ci.newark.nj.us
 
 
71
Lincoln
Nebraska
284,736
lincoln.ne.gov
 
 
72
Orlando
Florida
280,257
cityoforlando.net
 
 
73
Irvine
California
277,453
cityofirvine.org
 
 
74
Toledo
Ohio
276,491
toledo.oh.gov
 
 
75
Jersey City
New Jersey
270,753
cityofjerseycity.com
 
 
76
Chula Vista
California
270,471
chulavistaca.gov
 
 
77
Durham
North Carolina
267,743
durham-nc.com
 
 
78
Fort Wayne
Indiana
265,904
cityoffortwayne.org
 
 
79
St. Petersburg
Florida
263,255
stpete.org
 
 
80
Laredo
Texas
260,654
ci.laredo.tx.us
 
 
81
Buffalo
New York
258,612
ci.buffalo.ny.us
 
 
82
Madison
Wisconsin
255,214
cityofmadison.com
 
 
83
Lubbock
Texas
253,888
mylubbock.us
 
 
84
Chandler
Arizona
253,458
chandleraz.gov
 
 
85
Scottsdale
Arizona
249,950
scottsdaleaz.gov
 
 
86
Reno
Nevada
248,853
cityofreno.com
 
 
87
Glendale
Arizona
246,709
glendaleaz.com
 
 
88
Norfolk
Virginia
244,703
norfolk.gov
 
 
89
Winston-Salem city
Arizona
244,605
cityofws.org
 
 
90
North Las Vegas
Nevada
242,975
cityofnorthlasvegas.com
 
 
91
Gilbert
Arizona
242,354
gilbertaz.gov
 
 
92
Chesapeake
Virginia
240,397
cityofchesapeake.ne
 
 
93
Irving
Texas
240,373
cityofirving.org
 
 
94
Hialeah
Florida
239,673
hialeahfl.gov
 
 
95
Garland
Texas
238,002
garlandtx.gov
 
 
96
Fremont
California
234,962
fremont.gov
 
 
97
Richmond
Virginia
227,032
richmondgov.com
 
 
98
Boise City
Idaho
226,570
cityofboise.org
 
 
99
Baton Rouge
Louisiana
225,374
brgov.com
 
 
100
Des Moines city
Iowa
217,521
dmgov.org
 
     
 

Notes:
*Population estimates as of July 1, 2017.
Table data includes annual estimates of the resident population for incorporated places over 50,000.

 
     
 

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Source:
U.S. Census - Population Estimates Data (Table PEPANNRSIP)