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Table 3.I

Top 100 U.S. Cities - Ranked by Population

2013 Estimates*

 
     
  Rank City State
Population
Web Site  
 
1
New York
New York
8,405,837
nyc.gov
 
 
2
Los Angeles
California
3,884,307
lacity.org
 
 
3
Chicago
Illinois
2,718,782
cityofchicago.org
 
 
4
Houston
Texas
2,195,914
houstontx.gov
 
 
5
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
1,553,165
phila.gov
 
 
6
Phoenix
Arizona
1,513,367
phoenix.gov
 
 
7
San Antonio
Texas
1,409,019
sanantonio.gov
 
 
8
San Diego
California
1,355,896
sandiego.gov
 
 
9
Dallas
Texas
1,257,676
dallascityhall.com
 
 
10
San Jose
California
998,537
sanjoseca.gov
 
 
11
Austin
Texas
885,400
austintexas.org
 
 
12
Indianapolis
Indiana
843,393
indygov.org
 
 
13
Jacksonville
Florida
842,583
coj.net
 
 
14
San Francisco
California
837,442
sfgov.org
 
 
15
Columbus
Ohio
822,553
cityofcolumbus.org
 
 
16
Charlotte
North Carolina
792,862
charmeck.org
 
 
17
Fort Worth
Texas
792,727
fortworthtexas.gov
 
 
18
Detroit
Michigan
688,701
detroitmi.gov
 
 
19
El Paso
Texas
674,433
elpasotexas.gov
 
 
20
Memphis
Tennessee
653,450
memphistn.gov
 
 
21
Seattle
Washington
652,405
seattle.gov
 
 
22
Denver
Colorado
649,495
denver.org
 
 
23
Washington
District of Columbia
646,449
dc.gov
 
 
24
Boston
Massachusetts
645,966
cityofboston.gov
 
 
25
Nashville-Davidson
Tennessee
634,464
nashville.gov
 
 
26
Baltimore
Maryland
622,104
baltimorecity.gov
 
 
27
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma
610,613
okc.gov
 
 
28
Louisville-Jefferson
Kentucky
609,893
louisvilleky.gov
 
 
29
Portland
Oregon
609,456
portlandonline.com
 
 
30
Las Vegas
Nevada
603,488
lasvegasnevada.gov
 
 
31
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
599,164
city.milwaukee.gov
 
 
32
Albuquerque
New Mexico
556,495
cabq.gov
 
 
33
Tucson
Arizona
526,116
tucsonaz.gov
 
 
34
Fresno
California
509,924
fresno.gov
 
 
35
Sacramento
California
479,686
cityofsacramento.org
 
 
36
Long Beach
California
469,428
longbeachny.org
 
 
37
Kansas City
Missouri
467,007
kcmo.gov
 
 
38
Mesa
Arizona
457,587
cityofmesa.org
 
 
39
Virginia Beach
Virginia
448,479
vbgov.com
 
 
40
Atlanta
Georgia
447,841
atlantaga.gov
 
 
41
Colorado Springs
Colorado
439,886
springsgov.com
 
 
42
Omaha
Nebraska
434,353
cityofomaha.org
 
 
43
Raleigh
North Carolina
431,746
raleigh-nc.org
 
 
44
Miami
Florida
417,650
miamigov.com
 
 
45
Oakland
California
406,253
oaklandnet.com
 
 
46
Minneapolis
Minnesota
400,070
ci.minneapolis.mn.us
 
 
47
Tulsa
Oklahoma
398,121
cityoftulsa.org
 
 
48
Cleveland
Ohio
390,113
city.cleveland.oh.us
 
 
49
Wichita
Kansas
386,552
wichitagov.org
 
 
50
Arlington
Texas
379,577
arlingtontx.gov
 
 
51
New Orleans
Louisiana
378,715
nola.gov
 
 
52
Bakersfield
California
363,630
bakersfieldcity.us
 
 
53
Tampa
Florida
352,957
tampagov.net
 
 
54
Honolulu
Hawaii
347,884
honolulu.gov
 
 
55
Aurora
Colorado
345,803
auroragov.org
 
 
56
Anaheim
California
345,012
anaheim.net
 
 
57
Santa Ana
California
334,227
ci.santa-ana.ca.us
 
 
58
St. Louis
Missouri
318,416
stlouis-mo.gov
 
 
59
Riverside
California
316,619
riversideca.gov
 
 
60
Corpus Christi
Texas
316,381
cctexas.com
 
 
61
Lexington-Fayette
Kentucky
308,428
lexingtonky.gov
 
 
62
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
305,841
pittsburghpa.gov
 
 
63
Anchorage
Alaska
300,950
muni.org
 
 
64
Stockton
California
298,118
stocktongov.com
 
 
65
Cincinnati
Ohio
297,517
cincinnati-oh.gov
 
 
66
St. Paul
Minnesota
294,873
stpaul.gov
 
 
67
Toledo
Ohio
282,313
toledo.oh.gov
 
 
68
Greensboro
North Carolina
279,639
greensboro-nc.gov
 
 
69
Newark
New Jersey
278,427
ci.newark.nj.us
 
 
70
Plano
Texas
274,409
plano.gov
 
 
71
Henderson
Nevada
270,811
cityofhenderson.com
 
 
72
Lincoln
Nebraska
268,738
lincoln.ne.gov
 
 
73
Buffalo
New York
258,959
ci.buffalo.ny.us
 
 
74
Jersey City
New Jersey
257,342
cityofjerseycity.com
 
 
75
Chula Vista
California
256,780
chulavistaca.gov
 
 
76
Fort Wayne
Indiana
256,496
cityoffortwayne.org
 
 
77
Orlando
Florida
255,483
cityoforlando.net
 
 
78
St. Petersburg
Florida
249,688
stpete.org
 
 
79
Chandler
Arizona
249,146
chandleraz.gov
 
 
80
Laredo
Texas
248,142
ci.laredo.tx.us
 
 
81
Norfolk
Virginia
246,139
norfolk.gov
 
 
82
Durham
North Carolina
245,475
durham-nc.com
 
 
83
Madison
Wisconsin
243,344
cityofmadison.com
 
 
84
Lubbock
Texas
239,538
ci.lubbock.tx.us
 
 
85
Irvine
California
236,716
cityofirvine.org
 
 
86
Winston-Salem
North Carolina
236,441
cityofws.org
 
 
87
Glendale
Arizona
234,632
glendaleaz.com
 
 
88
Garland
Texas
234,566
ci.garland.tx.us/Home
 
 
89
Hialeah
Florida
233,394
hialeahfl.gov
 
 
90
Reno
Nevada
233,294
cityofreno.com
 
 
91
Chesapeake
Virginia
230,571
cityofchesapeake.net
 
 
92
Gilbert
Arizona
229,972
gilbertaz.gov
 
 
93
Baton Rouge
Louisiana
229,426
brgov.com
 
 
94
Irving
Texas
228,653
ci.irving.tx.us
 
 
95
Scottsdale
Arizona
226,918
scottsdaleaz.gov
 
 
96
North Las Vegas
Nevada
226,877
cityofnorthlasvegas.com
 
 
97
Fremont
California
224,922
fremont.gov
 
 
98
Boise
Idaho
214,237
cityofboise.org
 
 
99
Richmond
Virginia
214,114
richmondgov.com
 
 
100
San Bernardino
California
213,708
ci.san-bernardino.ca.us
 
     
 

Notes:
*Population estimates as of July 1, 2013.
Table data includes annual estimates of the resident population for incorporated places over 50,000.
Ranked by July 1, 2013 Population

 
     
 

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Source:
U.S. Census - 2013 Population Estimates Data