Place State 2012 Population
1 New York ‐ city New York 8,336,697
2 Los Angeles ‐ city California 3,857,799
3 Chicago ‐ city Illinois 2,714,856
4 Houston ‐ city Texas 2,160,821
5 Philadelphia ‐ city Pennsylvania 1,547,607
6 Phoenix ‐ city Arizona 1,488,750

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7 San Antonio ‐ city Texas 1,382,951
8 San Diego ‐ city California 1,338,348
9 Dallas ‐ city Texas 1,241,162
10 San Jose ‐ city California 982,765
11 Austin ‐ city Texas 842,592
12 Jacksonville ‐ city Florida 836,507
13 Indianapolis ‐ city Indiana 834,852
14 San Francisco ‐ city California 825,863
15 Columbus ‐ city Ohio 809,798

Census Facts

When was the first US Census? 1790
When was the most recent US Census? 2010 - more details
16 Fort Worth ‐ city Texas 777,992
17 Charlotte ‐ city North Carolina 775,202
18 Detroit ‐ city Michigan 701,475
19 El Paso ‐ city Texas 672,538
20 Memphis ‐ city Tennessee 655,155
21 Boston ‐ city Massachusetts 636,479
22 Seattle ‐ city Washington 634,535
23 Denver ‐ city Colorado 634,265
24 Washington ‐ city District of Columbia 632,323
25 Nashville-Davidson ‐ met gov Tennessee 624,496
26 Baltimore ‐ city Maryland 621,342
27 Louisville/Jefferson County ‐ met gov Kentucky 605,110
28 Portland ‐ city Oregon 603,106
29 Oklahoma City ‐ city Oklahoma 599,199
30 Milwaukee ‐ city Wisconsin 598,916
31 Las Vegas ‐ city Nevada 596,424
32 Albuquerque ‐ city New Mexico 555,417
33 Tucson ‐ city Arizona 524,295
34 Fresno ‐ city California 505,882
35 Sacramento ‐ city California 475,516
36 Long Beach ‐ city California 467,892
37 Kansas City ‐ city Missouri 464,310
38 Mesa ‐ city Arizona 452,084
39 Virginia Beach ‐ city Virginia 447,021
40 Atlanta ‐ city Georgia 443,775
41 Colorado Springs ‐ city Colorado 431,834
42 Raleigh ‐ city North Carolina 423,179
43 Omaha ‐ city Nebraska 421,570
44 Miami ‐ city Florida 413,892
45 Oakland ‐ city California 400,740
46 Tulsa ‐ city Oklahoma 393,987
47 Minneapolis ‐ city Minnesota 392,880
48 Cleveland ‐ city Ohio 390,928
49 Wichita ‐ city Kansas 385,577
50 Arlington ‐ city Texas 375,600
51 New Orleans ‐ city Louisiana 369,250
52 Bakersfield ‐ city California 358,597
53 Tampa ‐ city Florida 347,645
54 Honolulu ‐ cdp Hawaii 345,610
55 Anaheim ‐ city California 343,248
56 Aurora ‐ city Colorado 339,030
57 Santa Ana ‐ city California 330,920
58 St. Louis ‐ city Missouri 318,172
59 Riverside ‐ city California 313,673
60 Corpus Christi ‐ city Texas 312,195
61 Pittsburgh ‐ city Pennsylvania 306,211
62 Lexington-Fayette ‐ urb cty Kentucky 305,489
63 Anchorage ‐ muni Alaska 298,610
64 Stockton ‐ city California 297,984
65 Cincinnati ‐ city Ohio 296,550
66 St. Paul ‐ city Minnesota 290,770
67 Toledo ‐ city Ohio 284,012
68 Newark ‐ city New Jersey 277,727
69 Greensboro ‐ city North Carolina 277,080
70 Plano ‐ city Texas 272,068
71 Henderson ‐ city Nevada 265,679
72 Lincoln ‐ city Nebraska 265,404
73 Buffalo ‐ city New York 259,384
74 Fort Wayne ‐ city Indiana 254,555
75 Jersey City ‐ city New Jersey 254,441
76 Chula Vista ‐ city California 252,422
77 Orlando ‐ city Florida 249,562
78 St. Petersburg ‐ city Florida 246,541
79 Norfolk ‐ city Virginia 245,782
80 Chandler ‐ city Arizona 245,628
81 Laredo ‐ city Texas 244,731
82 Madison ‐ city Wisconsin 240,323
83 Durham ‐ city North Carolina 239,358
84 Lubbock ‐ city Texas 236,065
85 Winston-Salem ‐ city North Carolina 234,349
86 Garland ‐ city Texas 233,564
87 Glendale ‐ city Arizona 232,143
88 Hialeah ‐ city Florida 231,941
89 Reno ‐ city Nevada 231,027
90 Baton Rouge ‐ city Louisiana 230,058
91 Irvine ‐ city California 229,985
92 Chesapeake ‐ city Virginia 228,417
93 Irving ‐ city Texas 225,427
94 Scottsdale ‐ city Arizona 223,514
95 North Las Vegas ‐ city Nevada 223,491
96 Fremont ‐ city California 221,986
97 Gilbert ‐ town Arizona 221,140
98 San Bernardino ‐ city California 213,295
99 Boise City ‐ city Idaho 212,303
100 Birmingham ‐ city Alabama 212,038