The 100 Biggest Cities Have 59,849,899 People, and the Rural Areas Have 59,492,267 People

The 100 biggest cities in the United States have, according to the 2010 census, 59,849,899 people (19.32% of the U.S. population of 308,745,538).

This number is almost identical to the rural population of the United States, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, of 59,492,267 people (19.27% of the U.S. population).  

 

City

Population

 

1

New York, NY

8,175,133

 Biggest city is 2.6% of U.S. population

2

Los Angeles, CA

3,792,621

 Top 2 cities are 3.8% of U.S. population

3

Chicago, IL

2,695,598

 Top 3 cities are 4.7% of U.S. population

4

Houston, TX

2,099,451

 Top 4 cities are 5.4% of U.S. population

5

Philadelphia, PA

1,526,006

 Top 5 cities are 5.9% of U.S. population

6

Phoenix, AZ

1,445,632

 Top 6 cities are 6.4% of U.S. population

7

San Antonio, TX

1,327,407

 Top 7 cities are 6.8% of U.S. population

8

San Diego, CA

1,307,402

 Top 8 cities are 7.2% of U.S. population

9

Dallas, TX

1,197,816

 Top 9 cities are 7.6% of U.S. population

10

San Jose, CA

945,942

 Top 10 cities are 7.91% of U.S. population

11

Jacksonville, FL

821,784

 

12

Indianapolis, IN

820,445

 

13

San Francisco, CA

805,235

 

14

Austin, TX

790,390

 

15

Columbus, OH

787,033

 

16

Fort Worth, TX

741,206

 

17

Charlotte, NC

731,424

 

18

Detroit, MI

713,777

 

19

El Paso, TX

649,121

 

20

Memphis, TN

646,889

 

21

Baltimore, MD

620,961

 

22

Boston, MA

617,594

 

23

Seattle, WA

608,660

 

24

Washington, DC

601,723

 

25

Nashville-Davidson, TN

601,222

 Top 25 cities are 11.3% of U.S. population

26

Denver, CO

600,158

 

27

Louisville/Jefferson, KY

597,337

 

28

Milwaukee, WI

594,833

 

29

Portland, OR

583,776

 

30

Las Vegas, NV

583,756

 

31

Oklahoma City, OK

579,999

 

32

Albuquerque, NM

545,852

 

33

Tucson, AZ

520,116

 

34

Fresno, CA

494,665

 

35

Sacramento, CA

466,488

 

36

Long Beach, CA

462,257

 

37

Kansas City, MO

459,787

 

38

Mesa, AZ

439,041

 

39

Virginia Beach, VA

437,994

 

40

Atlanta, GA

420,003

 

41

Colorado Springs, CO

416,427

 

42

Omaha, NE

408,958

 

43

Raleigh, NC

403,892

 

44

Miami, FL

399,457

 

45

Cleveland, OH

396,815

 

46

Tulsa, OK

391,906

 

47

Oakland, CA

390,724

 

48

Minneapolis, MN

382,578

 

49

Wichita, KS

382,368

 

50

Arlington, TX

365,438

 Top 50 cities are 15.1% of U.S. population

51

Bakersfield, CA

347,483

 

52

New Orleans, LA

343,829

 

53

Honolulu, HI

337,256

 

54

Anaheim, CA

336,265

 

55

Tampa, FL

335,709

 

56

Aurora, CO

325,078

 

57

Santa Ana, CA

324,528

 

58

St. Louis, MO

319,294

 

59

Pittsburgh, PA

305,704

 

60

Corpus Christi, TX

305,215

 

61

Riverside, CA

303,871

 

62

Cincinnati, OH

296,943

 

63

Lexington-Fayette, KY

295,803

 

64

Anchorage municipality, AK

291,826

 

65

Stockton, CA

291,707

 

66

Toledo, OH

287,208

 

67

St. Paul, MN

285,068

 

68

Newark, NJ

277,140

 

69

Greensboro, NC

269,666

 

70

Buffalo, NY

261,310

 

71

Plano, TX

259,841

 

72

Lincoln, NE

258,379

 

73

Henderson, NV

257,729

 

74

Fort Wayne, IN

253,691

 

75

Jersey, NJ

247,597

 

76

St. Petersburg, FL

244,769

 

77

Chula Vista, CA

243,916

 

78

Norfolk, VA

242,803

 

79

Orlando, FL

238,300

 

80

Chandler, AZ

236,123

 

81

Laredo, TX

236,091

 

82

Madison, WI

233,209

 

83

Winston-Salem, NC

229,617

 

84

Lubbock, TX

229,573

 

85

Baton Rouge, LA

229,493

 

86

Durham, NC

228,330

 

87

Garland, TX

226,876

 

88

Glendale, AZ

226,721

 

89

Reno, NV

225,221

 

90

Hialeah, FL

224,669

 

91

Chesapeake, VA

222,209

 

92

Scottsdale, AZ

217,385

 

93

North Las Vegas, NV

216,961

 

94

Irving, TX

216,290

 

95

Fremont, CA

214,089

 

96

Irvine, CA

212,375

 

97

Birmingham, AL

212,237

 

98

Rochester, NY

210,565

 

99

San Bernadino, CA

209,924

 

100

Spokane, WA

208,916

Top 100 cities are 19.32% of U.S. population

 

Total

59,849,899