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__ Top 50 of the most populated cities in the United States

Cities ranked by city proper population in 2013.

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Top 10 of US America's most populous cities.

 
City Name (State)
Inhabitants
New York City, Times-Square 1. New York (New York)

New York City (NYC),
nickname Big Apple, located on the Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Hudson River, is probably the most famous city in the world...

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8,406,000
     
Los Angeles, MacArthur Park 2. Los Angeles (California)

The "City of Angels" is the largest city in the state of California and the second most populous city in the United States.

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3,884,000
     
Chicago at night 3. Chicago (Illinois)

The Windy City is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the city is located on the southwestern tip of Lake Michigan.

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2,720,000
     
Downtown Houston Skyline 4. Houston (Texas)

largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States

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2,196,000
     
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5. Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)

largest city in Pennsylvania and the fifth most populous city in the United States

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1,553,000
     
Phoenix, Arizona 6. Phoenix (Arizona)

The sixth largest city in the United States is capital city of Arizona since 1889

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1,513,000
     
San Antonio 7. San Antonio (Texas)

The second-largest city in Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States

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1,409,000
     
San Diego Skyline 8. San Diego (California)

The seaport in southern California is a major technology and defense hub in the United States

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1,356,000
     
Dallas Skyline, Texas 9. Dallas (Texas)

The third-largest city in the state of Texas is a major center of education for much of the South Central United States

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1,258,000
     
San Jose 10. San Jose* (California)

the county seat of Santa Clara County is a major part of Silicon Valley

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999,000
     
11. Austin (Texas) pop. 886,000
12. Indianapolis (Indiana) pop. 843,000
13. Jacksonville (Florida) pop. 843,000
14. San Francisco (California) pop. 837,000
15. Columbus (Ohio) pop. 823,000
16. Fort Worth (Texas) pop. 793,000
17. Charlotte (North Carolina) pop. 793,000
18. Detroit (Michigan) pop. 689,000
19. El Paso (Texas) pop. 674,000
20. Memphis (Tennessee) pop. 653,000
 
21. Seattle (Washington) pop. 652,000 | 22. Denver (Colorado) pop. 649,000 | 23. Washington (DC) pop. 646,000 | 24. Boston (Massachusetts) pop. 646,000 | 25. Nashville-Davidson (Tennessee) pop. 634,000 | 26. Baltimore (Maryland) pop. 622,000 | 27. Oklahoma City (Oklahoma) pop. 611,000 | 28. Louisville (Kentucky) pop. 610,000 | 29. Portland (Oregon) pop. 609,000 | 30. Las Vegas (Nevada) pop. 603,000 | 31. Milwaukee (Wisconsin) pop. 599,000 | 32. Albuquerque (New Mexico) pop. 556,000 | 33. Tucson (Arizona) pop. 526,000 | 34. Fresno (California) pop. 510,000 | 35. Sacramento (California) pop. 480,000 | 36. Long Beach (California) pop. 469,000 | 37. Kansas City (Missouri) pop. 467,000 | 38. Mesa (Arizona) pop. 458,000 | 39. Virginia Beach (Virginia) pop. 448,000 | 40. Atlanta (Georgia) pop. 448,000 | 41. Colorado Springs (Colorado) pop. 440,000 | 42. Omaha (Nebraska) pop. 434,000 | 43. Raleigh (North Carolina) pop. 432,000 | 44. Miami (Florida) pop. 418,000 | 45. Oakland (California) pop. 406,000 | 46. Minneapolis (Minnesota) pop. 400,000 | 47. Tulsa (Oklahoma) pop. 398,000 | 48. Cleveland (Ohio) pop. 390,000 | 49. Wichita (Kansas) pop. 387,000 | 50. Arlington (Texas) pop. 380,000
 
Baltimore (MD) is included in urban agglomeration of Washington, D.C.
* Fort Worth (Texas) is included in urban agglomeration of Dallas.
* Long Beach (California) is included in urban agglomeration of Los Angeles.
* San Jose (California) is included in urban agglomeration of San Francisco.




1 City proper is defined as a locality with legally fixed boundaries and an administratively recognized urban status that is usually characterized by some form of local government.

2 Urban agglomeration has been defined as comprising the city or town proper and also the suburban fringe or thickly settled territory lying outside of, but adjacent to the city boundaries.


Source: United States Census Bureau
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