Top 100 Biggest US Cities By Population

Rank City 2022 Pop (Est) Ann Growth Rate
1 New York, NY 8,467,513 -3.5%
2 Los Angeles, CA 3,849,297 -1.0%
3 Chicago, IL 2,696,555 -1.6%
4 Houston, TX 2,288,250 -0.5%
5 Phoenix, AZ 1,624,569 0.8%
6 Philadelphia, PA 1,576,251 -1.5%
7 San Antonio, TX 1,451,853 0.9%
8 San Diego, CA 1,381,611 -0.3%
9 Dallas, TX 1,288,457 -1.1%
10 San Jose, CA 983,489 -2.7%
11 Austin, TX 964,177 0.1%
12 Jacksonville, FL 954,614 0.4%
13 Fort Worth, TX 935,508 1.4%
14 Columbus, OH 906,528 0.1%
15 Indianapolis, IN 882,039 -0.6%
16 Charlotte, NC 879,709 0.3%
17 San Francisco, CA 815,201 -6.3%
18 Seattle, WA 733,919 -0.6%
19 Denver, CO 711,463 -0.9%
20 Oklahoma City, OK 687,725 0.7%
21 Nashville, TN 678,851 -1.5%
22 El Paso, TX 678,415 -0.0%
23 Washington, DC 670,050 -2.9%
24 Boston, MA 654,776 -2.9%
25 Las Vegas, NV 646,790 0.5%
26 Portland, OR 641,162 -1.7%
27 Detroit, MI 632,464 -0.9%
28 Louisville, KY 628,594 -0.5%
29 Memphis, TN 628,127 -0.5%
30 Baltimore, MD 576,498 -1.1%
31 Milwaukee, WI 569,330 -1.2%
32 Albuquerque, NM 562,599 -0.4%
33 Fresno, CA 544,510 0.4%
34 Tucson, AZ 543,242 0.3%
35 Sacramento, CA 525,041 0.3%
36 Mesa, AZ 509,475 0.7%
37 Kansas City, MO 508,394 0.1%
38 Atlanta, GA 496,461 -0.6%
39 Omaha, NE 487,300 -0.8%
40 Colorado Springs, CO 483,956 0.8%
41 Raleigh, NC 469,124 0.4%
42 Virginia Beach, VA 457,672 -0.4%
43 Long Beach, CA 456,062 -1.9%
44 Miami, FL 439,890 -0.5%
45 Oakland, CA 433,823 -1.3%
46 Minneapolis, MN 425,336 -0.9%
47 Tulsa, OK 411,401 -0.3%
48 Bakersfield, CA 407,615 1.0%
49 Wichita, KS 395,699 -0.4%
50 Arlington, TX 392,786 -0.3%
51 Aurora, CO 389,347 0.7%
52 Tampa, FL 387,050 0.8%
53 New Orleans, LA 376,971 -1.6%
54 Cleveland, OH 367,991 -1.1%
55 Anaheim, CA 345,940 -0.3%
56 Honolulu, HI 345,510 -1.2%
57 Henderson, NV 322,178 1.0%
58 Stockton, CA 322,120 0.4%
59 Lexington, KY 321,793 -0.2%
60 Corpus Christi, TX 317,773 -0.0%
61 Riverside, CA 317,261 0.8%
62 Santa Ana, CA 309,441 -0.1%
63 Orlando, FL 309,154 0.5%
64 Irvine, CA 309,031 0.9%
65 Cincinnati, OH 308,935 -0.4%
66 Newark, NJ 307,220 -1.0%
67 St. Paul, MN 307,193 -1.2%
68 Pittsburgh, PA 300,431 -0.8%
69 Greensboro, NC 298,263 0.2%
70 St. Louis, MO 293,310 -2.4%
71 Lincoln, NE 292,657 0.4%
72 Plano, TX 288,253 0.6%
73 Anchorage, AK 288,121 -0.9%
74 Durham, NC 285,527 0.4%
75 Jersey City, NJ 283,927 -2.7%
76 Chandler, AZ 279,458 0.7%
77 Chula Vista, CA 277,220 0.3%
78 Buffalo, NY 276,807 -0.4%
79 North Las Vegas, NV 274,133 3.8%
80 Gilbert, AZ 273,136 1.5%
81 Madison, WI 269,196 0.1%
82 Reno, NV 268,851 1.8%
83 Toledo, OH 268,508 -0.6%
84 Fort Wayne, IN 265,974 0.7%
85 Lubbock, TX 260,993 1.2%
86 St. Petersburg, FL 258,201 -0.2%
87 Laredo, TX 256,153 0.3%
88 Irving, TX 254,198 -1.0%
89 Chesapeake, VA 251,269 0.6%
90 Winston-Salem, NC 250,320 0.4%
91 Glendale, AZ 249,630 0.3%
92 Scottsdale, AZ 242,753 0.3%
93 Garland, TX 242,035 -1.4%
94 Boise City, ID 237,446 0.7%
95 Norfolk, VA 235,089 -1.1%
96 Spokane, WA 229,071 0.1%
97 Fremont, CA 227,514 -1.8%
98 Richmond, VA 226,604 -0.0%
99 Santa Clarita, CA 224,593 -1.7%
100 San Bernardino, CA 222,203 0.2%

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How many cities in the US have a population over 1 million?

There are currently 9 cities in the US with a population over 1 million people. They are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego and Dallas.

What is the fastest growing city in the US?

Among the largest 100 cities in the US, the fastest growing city is Gilbert, Arizona, whose population has grown 132.8% since the year 2000.
Among the largest 50 cities in the US, the fastest growing city is Fort Worth, Texas, whose population has grown 71.3% since the year 2000.

What is the fastest shrinking city in the US?

Among the largest 100 cities in the US, the fastest shrinking city is Detroit, Michigan, whose population has declined 33.0% since the year 2000. Detroit's peak populuation was 1,849,568 in the year 1950, and it's current population of 632,464 represents a 65.8% decline from it's peak. Detroit was once the 5th largest city in the US, but it's now the 27th largest.

Which state has the most cities in the top 100?

The state of California has 18 cities in the top 100 largest US cities, which is the most of any state. The state with the second most is Texas, which has 13 cities in the top 100. The rest of the top 5 is Arizona in third with 7 cities, Florida in fourth with 5 cities and North Carolina in fifth with 5 cities.

Which state has had the most cities drop out of the top 100 since 2000?

Alabama has had 3 cities drop out of the top 100 since the year 2000, which is the most of any state. The cities that were formally in the top 100 were Birmingham, Mobile and Montgomery.

Which state has added the most cities to the top 100 since 2000?

The state of Nevada had added the most cities into the 100 biggest us cities since the year 2000, with a total of 3 addition. The new top 100 cities from Nevada are Henderson, North Las Vegas and Reno. The other states which added cities to the top 100 since the year 2000 are California (3), Texas (2) and Arizona (2).

Which US cities have the highest population density?

The most densely populated large cities (population greater than 300,000) in the US are, in order: New York, San Francisco, Boston, Santa Ana, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, Washington, Long Beach and Los Angeles.


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