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Top 100 US Cities Ranked By 2017 Population

May 24, 2018

The Census Bureau recently released their 2017 estimates for the country's largest cities. Here's a look at the latest numbers for the country's largest 100 cities. Find out where your city falls on the list!

Rank -- 2017 Population -- 2016-2017 Population Change -- City Name
 
  1.      8,622,698 -- 7,272      New York city, New York
  2.      3,999,759 -- 18,643    Los Angeles city, California
  3.      2,716,450 -- (-3,825)   Chicago city, Illinois
  4.      2,312,717 -- 8,235      Houston city, Texas
  5.      1,626,078 -- 24,036    Phoenix city, Arizona
  6.      1,580,863 -- 6,098      Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania
  7.      1,511,946 -- 24,208    San Antonio city, Texas
  8.      1,419,516 -- 12,834    San Diego city, California
  9.      1,341,075 -- 18,935    Dallas city, Texas
10.      1,035,317 -- 3,375      San Jose city, California

11.  950,715 -- 12,515     Austin city, Texas
12.  892,062 -- 11,169     Jacksonville city, Florida
13.  884,363 --   8,260     San Francisco city, California
14.  879,170 -- 15,429     Columbus city, Ohio
15.  874,168 -- 18,664     Fort Worth city, Texas
16.  863,002 --   5,549     Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana
17.  859,035 -- 15,551     Charlotte city, North Carolina
18.  724,745 -- 17,490     Seattle city, Washington
19.  704,621 --   9,844     Denver city, Colorado
20.  693,972 --   9,636     Washington city, District of Columbia

21.  685,094 --   6,664     Boston city, Massachusetts
22.  683,577 --   2,780     El Paso city, Texas
23.  673,104 -- (-2376)    Detroit city, Michigan
24.  667,560 --   2,798     Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee
25.  652,236 -- (-1133)    Memphis city, Tennessee
26.  647,805 --   6,311     Portland city, Oregon
27.  643,648 --   4,485     Oklahoma City city, Oklahoma
28.  641,676 --   9,966     Las Vegas city, Nevada
29.  621,349 --   3,319     Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), Kentucky
30.  611,648 -- (-5310)    Baltimore city, Maryland

31.  595,351 -- (-2,157)  Milwaukee city, Wisconsin
32.  558,545 --   1,036    Albuquerque city, New Mexico
33.  535,677 --   4,130    Tucson city, Arizona
34.  527,438 --   4,646    Fresno city, California
35.  501,901 --   7,007    Sacramento city, California
36.  496,401 --   9,025    Mesa city, Arizona
37.  488,943 --   6,825    Kansas City city, Missouri
38.  486,290 -- 13,323    Atlanta city, Georgia
39.  469,450 -- (-1,402)   Long Beach city, California
40.  466,893 --   1,660    Omaha city, Nebraska

41.  464,758 --   5,710    Raleigh city, North Carolina
42.  464,474 --   6,874    Colorado Springs city, Colorado
43.  463,347 --   6,715    Miami city, Florida
44.  450,435 --   (-969)    Virginia Beach city, Virginia
45.  425,195 --   3,629    Oakland city, California
46.  422,331 --   6,709    Minneapolis city, Minnesota
47.  401,800 -- (-1,533)  Tulsa city, Oklahoma
48.  396,394 --   2,377    Arlington city, Texas
49.  393,292 --      271    New Orleans city, Louisiana
50.  390,591 --      475    Wichita city, Kansas

The West and South Lead the Way
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

51.  385,525 -- (-1,926)   Cleveland city, Ohio
52.  385,430 --   9,383    Tampa city, Florida
53.  380,874 --   3,930    Bakersfield city, California
54.  366,623 --   4,587    Aurora city, Colorado
55.  352,497 --      836    Anaheim city, California
56.  350,395 -- (-1,464)  Urban Honolulu CDP, Hawaii
57.  334,136 --   (-817)    Santa Ana city, California
58.  327,728 --   3,392    Riverside city, California
59.  325,605 --   (-158)    Corpus Christi city, Texas
60.  321,959 --   2,907    Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky

61.  310,496 --   3,226    Stockton city, California
62.  308,626 -- (-4,518)   St. Louis city, Missouri
63.  306,621 --   2,984    St. Paul city, Minnesota
64.  302,539 -- 10,534    Henderson city, Nevada
65.  302,407 -- (-2,610)   Pittsburgh city, Pennsylvania
66.  301,301 --   2,174    Cincinnati city, Ohio
67.  294,356 -- (-3,020)   Anchorage municipality, Alaska
68.  290,222 --   3,204    Greensboro city, North Carolina
69.  286,143 --         11    Plano city, Texas
70.  285,154 --      768     Newark city, New Jersey

71.  284,736 --    3,500    Lincoln city, Nebraska
72.  280,257 --    2,378    Orlando city, Florida
73.  277,453 --  11,068    Irvine city, California
74.  276,491 -- (-2,115)   Toledo city, Ohio
75.  270,753 --    3,307    Jersey City city, New Jersey
76.  270,471 --    3,268    Chula Vista city, California
77.  267,743 --    4,605    Durham city, North Carolina
78.  265,904 --    2,011    Fort Wayne city, Indiana
79.  263,255 --    3,336    St. Petersburg city, Florida
80.  260,654 --    2,422    Laredo city, Texas

81.  258,612 --       149    Buffalo city, New York
82.  255,214 --    3,107    Madison city, Wisconsin
83.  253,888 --    2,634    Lubbock city, Texas
84.  253,458 --    5,620    Chandler city, Arizona
85.  249,950 --    3,746    Scottsdale city, Arizona
86.  248,853 --    5,155    Reno city, Nevada
87.  246,709 --    2,541    Glendale city, Arizona
88.  244,703 --   (-829)    Norfolk city, Virginia
89.  244,605 --    2,800    Winston-Salem city, North Carolina
90.  242,975 --    4,480    North Las Vegas city, Nevada

91.  242,354 --    5,219    Gilbert town, Arizona
92.  240,397 --    2,776    Chesapeake city, Virginia
93.  240,373 --       800    Irving city, Texas
94.  239,673 --    1,575    Hialeah city, Florida
95.  238,002 --    2,134    Garland city, Texas
96.  234,962 --    1,161    Fremont city, California
97.  227,032 --    1,744    Richmond city, Virginia
98.  226,570 --    3,209    Boise City city, Idaho
99.  225,374 -- (-1,978)    Baton Rouge city, Louisiana
100. 217,521 --      939    Des Moines city, Iowa

Figure 1. Percentage Change in Housing Units by County: 2010 to 2017

Source: United States Census Bureau

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