These Are The 100 Biggest Cities In America For 2019

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A comprehensive list of every city and place over 5,000 people in America by state and population size. You can also browse special categories of cities only found on HomeSnacks.

Using Census data from the last 7 years, we created a list of all the 100 largest cities in America sorted from biggest to smallest. Feel free to sort by city name, population size, or rank. For a list of cities by state, scroll down past the first table or click here.

New York, NY
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Population: 8,560,072
Population 2010: 8,078,471
Growth: 6.0%
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The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2016 population of 8,537,673 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 square miles, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world with an estimated 23.7million residents as of 2016. A global power city, New York City has been described as the cultural, financial, and media capital of the world, and exerts a significant impact upon commerce, entertainment, research, technology, education, politics, and sports. The city's fast pace defines the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy. Los Angeles, CA
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Population: 3,949,776
Population 2010: 3,772,486
Growth: 4.7%
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Chicago, IL
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Population: 2,722,586
Population 2010: 2,703,466
Growth: 0.7%
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Chicago or ), officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10million people and is the third-largest in the United States. Chicago has often been called a global architecture capital and is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. Houston, TX
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Population: 2,267,336
Population 2010: 2,068,026
Growth: 9.6%
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Houston HYOO-stn) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, with a census-estimated 2016 population of 2.303million within a land area of 599.59 square miles. It is also the largest city in the Southern United States, and the seat of HarrisCounty. Located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico, it is the principal city of the Greater Houston metro area, which is the fifth-most populated MSA in the United States. Phoenix, AZ
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Population: 1,574,421
Population 2010: 1,450,206
Growth: 8.6%
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Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people, Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Philadelphia, PA
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Population: 1,569,657
Population 2010: 1,504,950
Growth: 4.3%
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Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley region, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers. The region's population of 7.2million ranks it as the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. San Antonio, TX
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Population: 1,461,623
Population 2010: 1,290,196
Growth: 13.3%
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San Antonio, officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populous city in the United States and the second most populous city in both Texas and the Southern United States. Founded as a Spanish mission and colonial outpost in 1718, the city became the first chartered civil settlement in Texas in 1731, making it the state's oldest municipality. The city's deep history is contrasted with its rapid growth: it was the fastest-growing of the top ten largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. Straddling the regional divide between South and Central Texas, San Antonio anchors the southwestern corner of an urban megaregion colloquially known as the "Texas Triangle". San Diego, CA
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Population: 1,390,966
Population 2010: 1,282,800
Growth: 8.4%
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San Diego is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. Dallas, TX
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Population: 1,300,122
Population 2010: 1,187,285
Growth: 9.5%
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Dallas is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is the most populous city in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city's population ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city's prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau's estimate for the city's population increased to 1,317,929 as of July 1, 2016. San Jose, CA
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Population: 1,023,031
Population 2010: 925,300
Growth: 10.6%
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San Jose, officially the City of San Jos, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California. With an estimated 2016 population of 1,026,908, it is the third most populous city in California and the tenth most populous in United States. Located in the center of the Santa Clara Valley, on the southern shore of San Francisco Bay, San Jose covers an area of 179.97 square miles. San Jose is the county seat of Santa Clara County, the most affluent county in California and one of the most affluent counties in the United States. San Jose is the largest city in both the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland Combined Statistical Area, which contain 7.7 million and 8.7 million people respectively.

100 Biggest Cities In America

City Rank Pop. 2017 2010 Growth
New York, NY 1 8,560,072 8,078,471 6.0%
Los Angeles, CA 2 3,949,776 3,772,486 4.7%
Chicago, IL 3 2,722,586 2,703,466 0.7%
Houston, TX 4 2,267,336 2,068,026 9.6%
Phoenix, AZ 5 1,574,421 1,450,206 8.6%
Philadelphia, PA 6 1,569,657 1,504,950 4.3%
San Antonio, TX 7 1,461,623 1,290,196 13.3%
San Diego, CA 8 1,390,966 1,282,800 8.4%
Dallas, TX 9 1,300,122 1,187,285 9.5%
San Jose, CA 10 1,023,031 925,300 10.6%
Austin, TX 11 916,906 764,129 20.0%
Jacksonville, FL 12 867,313 811,833 6.8%
San Francisco, CA 13 864,263 789,172 9.5%
Indianapolis, IN 14 853,431 809,804 5.4%
Columbus, OH 15 852,144 770,407 10.6%
Fort Worth, TX 16 835,129 705,349 18.4%
Charlotte, NC 17 826,060 705,896 17.0%
Seattle, WA 18 688,245 595,240 15.6%
Detroit, MI 19 679,865 759,340 -10.5%
Denver, CO 20 678,467 578,087 17.4%
El Paso, TX 21 678,266 628,923 7.8%
Boston, MA 22 669,158 602,609 11.0%
Memphis, TN 23 654,723 654,876 0.0%
Nashville, TN 24 654,187 587,790 11.3%
Portland, OR 25 630,331 566,686 11.2%
Oklahoma City, OK 26 629,191 563,571 11.6%
Las Vegas, NV 27 621,662 579,786 7.2%
Baltimore, MD 28 619,796 620,538 -0.1%
Louisville, KY 29 615,478 586,994 4.9%
Milwaukee, WI 30 599,086 589,697 1.6%
Albuquerque, NM 31 556,718 531,403 4.8%
Tucson, AZ 32 530,905 518,457 2.4%
Fresno, CA 33 519,037 484,008 7.2%
Sacramento, CA 34 489,650 459,511 6.6%
Mesa, AZ 35 479,317 439,639 9.0%
Kansas City, MO 36 476,974 454,876 4.9%
Long Beach, CA 37 470,489 461,823 1.9%
Atlanta, GA 38 465,230 413,462 12.5%
Omaha, NE 39 463,081 407,334 13.7%
Virginia Beach, VA 40 450,057 435,996 3.2%
Colorado Springs, CO 41 450,000 403,983 11.4%
Raleigh, NC 42 449,477 382,729 17.4%
Miami, FL 43 443,007 391,458 13.2%
Oakland, CA 44 417,442 386,909 7.9%
Minneapolis, MN 45 411,452 379,631 8.4%
Tulsa, OK 46 401,352 388,247 3.4%
Wichita, KS 47 389,054 373,725 4.1%
Cleveland, OH 48 388,812 409,221 -5.0%
Arlington, TX 49 388,225 359,410 8.0%
New Orleans, LA 50 388,182 295,285 31.5%
Bakersfield, CA 51 372,680 331,868 12.3%
Tampa, FL 52 368,087 333,327 10.4%
Aurora, CO 53 357,323 314,092 13.8%
Urban Honolulu, HI 54 350,788 330,749 6.1%
Anaheim, CA 55 349,007 333,039 4.8%
Santa Ana, CA 56 334,493 325,216 2.9%
Corpus Christi, TX 57 322,726 299,324 7.8%
Riverside, CA 58 321,570 300,553 7.0%
St. Louis, MO 59 314,867 318,809 -1.2%
Pittsburgh, PA 60 305,012 308,003 -1.0%
Stockton, CA 61 304,358 287,377 5.9%
St. Paul, MN 62 300,820 282,079 6.6%
Cincinnati, OH 63 298,957 300,165 -0.4%
Anchorage, AK 64 298,225 284,267 4.9%
Henderson, NV 65 284,817 249,250 14.3%
Greensboro, NC 66 284,816 263,358 8.1%
Newark, NJ 67 282,803 274,674 3.0%
Plano, TX 68 281,566 256,099 9.9%
Toledo, OH 69 279,455 291,851 -4.2%
Lincoln, NE 70 277,315 253,035 9.6%
Orlando, FL 71 269,414 233,707 15.3%
Jersey City, NJ 72 265,932 243,257 9.3%
Chula Vista, CA 73 264,101 229,614 15.0%
Fort Wayne, IN 74 262,450 253,721 3.4%
Buffalo, NY 75 259,574 266,012 -2.4%
Durham, NC 76 257,232 220,324 16.8%
Irvine, CA 77 256,877 199,117 29.0%
St. Petersburg, FL 78 256,031 245,715 4.2%
Laredo, TX 79 255,305 226,229 12.9%
Madison, WI 80 248,856 229,236 8.6%
Lubbock, TX 81 247,323 222,272 11.3%
Norfolk, VA 82 245,752 242,143 1.5%
Chandler, AZ 83 245,160 229,531 6.8%
Glendale, AZ 84 241,543 229,687 5.2%
Reno, NV 85 239,732 220,996 8.5%
Scottsdale, AZ 86 239,283 218,770 9.4%
Hialeah, FL 87 237,523 224,277 5.9%
Garland, TX 88 235,965 222,962 5.8%
Irving, TX 89 235,648 210,025 12.2%
Chesapeake, VA 90 235,410 219,268 7.4%
North Las Vegas, NV 91 234,389 203,951 14.9%
Gilbert, AZ 92 232,176 195,046 19.0%
Paradise, NV 93 231,858 218,013 6.4%
Fremont, CA 94 230,964 209,235 10.4%
Arlington, VA 95 229,534 197,467 16.2%
Baton Rouge, LA 96 227,549 229,158 -0.7%
Richmond, VA 97 220,892 201,828 9.4%
Boise City, ID 98 220,859 206,481 7.0%
San Bernardino, CA 99 215,252 209,174 2.9%
Des Moines, IA 100 214,778 202,095 6.3%

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