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The largest US cities:
Cities ranked 1 to 100

On other pages:
Introduction to largest US cities | Largest US cities 1 to 100 | Largest US cities 101 to 200 | Fastest growing US cities | The fastest shrinking US cities |


Rank
City; State
2010 population
2012 population
Growth / Decline
1
New York City; New York
8,175,133
8,336,697
161,564
2
Los Angeles; California
3,792,621
3,857,799
65,178
3
Chicago; Illinois
2,695,598
2,714,856
19,258
4
Houston; Texas
2,099,451
2,160,821
61,370
5
Philadelphia; Pennsylvania
1,526,006
1,547,607
21,601
6
Phoenix; Arizona
1,445,632
1,488,750
43,118
7
San Antonio; Texas
1,327,407
1,382,951
55,544
8
San Diego; California
1,307,402
1,338,348
30,946
9
Dallas; Texas
1,197,816
1,241,162
43,346
10
San Jose; California
945,942
982,765
36,823
11
Austin; Texas
790,390
842,592
52,202
12
Jacksonville; Florida
821,784
836,507
14,723
13
Indianapolis; Indiana
820,445
834,852
14,407
14
San Francisco; California
805,235
825,863
20,628
15
Columbus; Ohio
787,033
809,798
22,765
16
Fort Worth; Texas
741,206
777,992
36,786
17
Charlotte; North Carolina
731,424
775,202
43,778
18
Detroit; Michigan
713,777
701,475
-12,302
19
El Paso; Texas
649,121
672,538
23,417
20
Memphis; Tennessee
646,889
655,155
8,266
21
Boston; Massachusetts
617,594
636,479
18,885
22
Seattle; Washington
608,660
634,535
25,875
23
Denver; Colorado
600,158
634,265
34,107
24
Washington; DC
601,723
632,323
30,600
25
Nashville-Davidson; Tennessee
601,222
624,496
23,274
26
Baltimore; Maryland
620,961
621,342
381
27
Louisville/Jefferson; Kentucky
597,337
605,110
7,773
28
Portland; Oregon
583,776
603,106
19,330
29
Oklahoma ; Oklahoma
579,999
599,199
19,200
30
Milwaukee; Wisconsin
594,833
598,916
4,083
31
Las Vegas; Nevada
583,756
596,424
12,668
32
Albuquerque; New Mexico
545,852
555,417
9,565
33
Tucson; Arizona
520,116
524,295
4,179
34
Fresno; California
494,665
505,882
11,217
35
Sacramento; California
466,488
475,516
9,028
36
Long Beach; California
462,257
467,892
5,635
37
Kansas ; Missouri
459,787
464,310
4,523
38
Mesa; Arizona
439,041
452,084
13,043
39
Virginia Beach; Virginia
437,994
447,021
9,027
40
Atlanta; Georgia
420,003
443,775
23,772
41
Colorado Springs; Colorado
416,427
431,834
15,407
42
Raleigh; North Carolina
403,892
423,179
19,287
43
Omaha; Nebraska
408,958
421,570
12,612
44
Miami; Florida
399,457
413,892
14,435
45
Oakland; California
390,724
400,740
10,016
46
Tulsa; Oklahoma
391,906
393,987
2,081
47
Minneapolis; Minnesota
382,578
392,880
10,302
48
Cleveland; Ohio
396,815
390,928
-5,887
49
Wichita; Kansas
382,368
385,577
3,209
50
Arlington; Texas
365,438
375,600
10,162
51
New Orleans; Louisiana
343,829
369,250
25,421
52
Bakersfield; California
347,483
358,597
11,114
53
Tampa; Florida
335,709
347,645
11,936
54
Honolulu; Hawaii
337,256
345,610
8,354
55
Anaheim; California
336,265
343,248
6,983
56
Aurora; Colorado
325,078
339,030
13,952
57
Santa Ana; California
324,528
330,920
6,392
58
St. Louis; Missouri
319,294
318,172
-1,122
59
Riverside; California
303,871
313,673
9,802
60
Corpus Christi; Texas
305,215
312,195
6,980
61
Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania
305,704
306,211
507
62
Lexington-Fayette; Kentucky
295,803
305,489
9,686
63
Anchorage municipality, Alaska
291,826
298,610
6,784
64
Stockton; California
291,707
297,984
6,277
65
Cincinnati; Ohio
296,943
296,550
-393
66
St. Paul; Minnesota
285,068
290,770
5,702
67
Toledo; Ohio
287,208
284,012
-3,196
68
Newark; New Jersey
277,140
277,727
587
69
Greensboro; North Carolina
269,666
277,080
7,414
70
Plano; Texas
259,841
272,068
12,227
71
Henderson; Nevada
257,729
265,679
7,950
72
Lincoln; Nebraska
258,379
265,404
7,025
73
Buffalo; New York
261,310
259,384
-1,926
74
Fort Wayne; Indiana
253,691
254,555
864
75
Jersey ; New Jersey
247,597
254,441
6,844
76
Chula Vista; California
243,916
252,422
8,506
77
Orlando; Florida
238,300
249,562
11,262
78
St. Petersburg; Florida
244,769
246,541
1,772
79
Norfolk; Virginia
242,803
245,782
2,979
80
Chandler; Arizona
236,123
245,628
9,505
81
Laredo; Texas
236,091
244,731
8,640
82
Madison; Wisconsin
233,209
240,323
7,114
83
Durham; North Carolina
228,330
239,358
11,028
84
Lubbock; Texas
229,573
236,065
6,492
85
Winston-Salem; North Carolina
229,617
234,349
4,732
86
Garland; Texas
226,876
233,564
6,688
87
Glendale; Arizona
226,721
232,143
5,422
88
Hialeah; Florida
224,669
231,941
7,272
89
Reno; Nevada
225,221
231,027
5,806
90
Baton Rouge; Louisiana
229,493
230,058
565
91
Irvine; California
212,375
229,985
17,610
92
Chesapeake; Virginia
222,209
228,417
6,208
93
Irving; Texas
216,290
225,427
9,137
94
Scottsdale; Arizona
217,385
223,514
6,129
95
North Las Vegas; Nevada
216,961
223,491
6,530
96
Fremont; California
214,089
221,986
7,897
97
Gilbert town, Arizona
208,453
221,140
12,687
98
San Bernardino; California
209,924
213,295
3,371
99
Boise; Idaho
205,671
212,303
6,632
100
Birmingham; Alabama
212,237
212,038
-199
Source: US Census Bureau

On other pages:
Introduction to largest US cities | Largest US cities 1 to 100 | Largest US cities 101 to 200 | Fastest growing US cities | The fastest shrinking US cities |








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