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Table 3.I

Top 100 U.S. Cities - Ranked by Population

2014 Estimates*

 
     
  Rank City State
Population
Web Site  
 
1
New York
New York
8,491,079
nyc.gov
 
 
2
Los Angeles
California
3,928,864
lacity.org
 
 
3
Chicago
Illinois
2,722,389
cityofchicago.org
 
 
4
Houston
Texas
2,239,558
houstontx.gov
 
 
5
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania
1,560,297
phila.gov
 
 
6
Phoenix
Arizona
1,537,058
phoenix.gov
 
 
7
San Antonio
Texas
1,436,697
sanantonio.gov
 
 
8
San Diego
California
1,381,069
sandiego.gov
 
 
9
Dallas
Texas
1,281,047
dallascityhall.com
 
 
10
San Jose
California
1,015,785
sanjoseca.gov
 
 
11
Austin
Texas
912,791
austintexas.org
 
 
12
Jacksonville
Florida
853,382
coj.net
 
 
13
San Francisco
California
852,469
sfgov.org
 
 
14
Indianapolis
Indiana
843,375
indygov.org
 
 
15
Columbus
Ohio
835,957
cityofcolumbus.org
 
 
16
Fort Worth
Texas
812,238
fortworthtexas.gov
 
 
17
Charlotte
North Carolina
809,958
charmeck.org
 
 
18
Detroit
Michigan
680,250
detroitmi.gov
 
 
19
El Paso
Texas
679,036
elpasotexas.gov
 
 
20
Seattle
Washington
668,342
seattle.gov
 
 
21
Denver
Colorado
663,862
denver.org
 
 
22
Washington
Distric of Columbia
658,893
denver.org
 
 
23
Memphis
Tennessee
656,861
dc.gov
 
 
24
Boston
Massachusettes
655,884
cityofboston.gov
 
 
25
Nashville-Davidson
Tennessee
644,014
nashville.gov
 
 
26
Baltimore
Maryland
622,793
baltimorecity.gov
 
 
27
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma
620,602
okc.gov
 
 
28
Portland
Oregon
619,360
portlandonline.com
 
 
29
Las Vegas
Nevada
612,780
lasvegasnevada.gov
 
 
30
Loiseville
Kentrucky
599,642
louisvilleky.gov
 
 
31
Milwaukee
Wisconsin
599,164
city.milwaukee.gov
 
 
32
Albuquerque
New Mexico
557,169
cabq.gov
 
 
33
Tucson
Arizona
527,972
tucsonaz.gov
 
 
34
Fresno
California
515,986
fresno.gov
 
 
35
Sacramento
California
485,199
cityofsacramento.org
 
 
36
Long Beach
California
473,577
longbeachny.org
 
 
37
Kansas City
Missouri
470,800
kcmo.gov
 
 
38
Mesa
Arizona
464,704
cityofmesa.org
 
 
39
Atlanta
Georgia
465,002
atlantaga.gov
 
 
40
Virginia Beach
Virginia
450,980
vbgov.com
 
 
41
Omaha
Nebraska
446,599
cityofomaha.org
 
 
42
Colorado Springs
Colorado
445,830
coloradosprings.gov
 
 
43
Raleigh
North Carolina
439,896
raleigh-nc.org
 
 
44
Miami
Florida
430,332
miamigov.com
 
 
45
Oakland
California
413,775
oaklandnet.com
 
 
46
Minneapolis
Minnesota
407,207
ci.minneapolis.mn.us
 
 
47
Tulsa
Oklahoma
399,682
cityoftulsa.org
 
 
48
Cleveland
Ohio
389,521
city.cleveland.oh.us
 
 
49
Wichita
Kansas
388,413
wichitagov.org
 
 
50
New Orleans
Louisiana
384,320
nola.gov
 
 
51
Alington
Texas
383,204
arlington-tx.gov
 
 
52
Bakersfield
California
368,759
bakersfieldcity.us
 
 
53
Tampa
Florida
358,699
tampagov.net
 
 
54
Aurora
Colorado
353,108
auroragov.org
 
 
55
Urban Honolulu
Hawaii
350,399
honolulu.gov
 
 
56
Anaheim
California
346,997
anaheim.net
 
 
57
Santa Ana
California
334,909
ci.santa-ana.ca.us
 
 
58
Corpus Christi
Texas
320,434
cctexas.com
 
 
59
Riverside
California
319,504
riversideca.gov
 
 
60
St. Louis
Missouri
317,419
stlouis-mo.gov
 
 
61
Lexington-Fayette
Kentucky
310,797
lexingtonky.gov
 
 
62
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
305,412
pittsburghpa.gov
 
 
63
Stockton
California
302,389
stocktongov.com
 
 
64
Anchorage municipality
Alaska
301,010
muni.org
 
 
65
Cincinnati
Ohio
298,165
cincinnati-oh.gov
 
 
66
St. Paul
Minnesota
297,640
stpaul.gov
 
 
67
Greensboro
North Carolina
282,586
greensboro-nc.gov
 
 
68
Toledo
Ohio
281,031
toledo.oh.gov
 
 
69
Newark
New Jersey
280,579
ci.newark.nj.us
 
 
70
Plano
Texas
278,480
plano.gov
 
 
71
Henderson
Nevada
277,440
cityofhenderson.com
 
 
72
Lincoln
Nebraska
272,996
lincoln.ne.gov
 
 
73
Orlando
Florida
262,372
cityoforlando.net
 
 
74
Jersey City
New Jersey
262,146
cityofjerseycity.com
 
 
75
Chula Vista
California
260,146
chulavistaca.gov
 
 
76
Buffalo
New York
258,703
ci.buffalo.ny.us
 
 
77
Fort Wayne
Indiana
258,522
cityoffortwayne.org
 
 
78
Chandler
Arizona
254,276
chandleraz.gov
 
 
79
St. Petersburg
Florida
253,693
stpete.org
 
 
80
Laredo
Texas
252,309
ci.laredo.tx.us
 
 
81
Durham
North Carolina
251,893
durham-nc.com
 
 
82
Irving
California
248,531
cityofirving.org
 
 
83
Madison
Wisconsin
245,691
cityofmadison.com
 
 
84
Norfolk
Virginia
245,428
norfolk.gov
 
 
85
Lubbock
Texas
243,839
mylubbock.us
 
 
86
Gilbert town
Arizona
239,277
gilbertaz.gov
 
 
87
Winston-Salem city
Arizona
239,269
cityofws.org
 
 
88
Glendale
Arizona
237,517
glendaleaz.com/
 
 
89
Reno
Nevada
236,995
cityofreno.com
 
 
90
Hialeah
Florida
235,563
hialeahfl.gov
 
 
91
Garland
Texas
235,501
garlandtx.gov
 
 
92
Chesapeake
Virginia
233,371
cityofchesapeake.ne
 
 
93
Irving
Texas
232,406
cityofirving.org
 
 
94
North Las Vegas
Nevada
230,512
cityofnorthlasvegas.com
 
 
95
Scottsdale
Arizona
228,895
scottsdaleaz.gov
 
 
96
Baton Rouge
Luisiana
228,895
brgov.com
 
 
97
Fremont
California
228,758
fremont.gov
 
 
98
Richmond
Virginia
217,853
richmondgov.com
 
 
99
Boise City
Idaho
216,282
cityofboise.org
 
 
100
San Bernardino
California
215,213
ci.san-bernardino.ca.us
 
     
 

Notes:
*Population estimates as of July 1, 2014.
Table data includes annual estimates of the resident population for incorporated places over 50,000.
Ranked by July 1, 2014 Population

 
     
 

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Source:
U.S. Census - 2014 Population Estimates Data