List of Cities in the United States (U.S.)

This is list of largest and most popular Cities in the United States Order by population. The top 10 largest cities of USA are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas and San Jose.

United States most Populated Cities

There are many incredible cities in USA of America. The great American cities, from New York to Los Angeles, have long been among the most sought-after travel destinations in the world. The biggest and most popular cities in the United States are fantastic locations to live because of a number of features, including great weather, world-class museums, and top-notch dining. These are the some of the factors that made these so popular. Some of the top popular cities in United States are New York City, Chicago, Charleston, Las Vegas, Seattle, Washington DC, San Francisco, New Orleans, Palm Springs, San Diego…etc.

List of most popular Cities in the United States

State, federal district, or territoryCapitalMost populous City by Order
AlabamaMontgomeryHuntsville, Birmingham, Montgomery, Mobile, Tuscaloosa
AlaskaJuneauAnchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks, Wasilla, Sitka
ArizonaPhoenixPhoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale
ArkansasLittle RockLittle Rock, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Springdale, Jonesboro
CaliforniaSacramentoLos Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno
ColoradoDenverDenver, Colorado Springs, Aurora, Fort Collins, Lakewood
ConnecticutHartfordBridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Hartford, Waterbury
DelawareDoverWilmington, Dover, Newark, Middletown, Smyrna
District of Columbia Washington, D.C., , , ,
FloridaTallahasseeJacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, St. Petersburg
GeorgiaAtlantaAtlanta, Augusta, Columbus, Macon, Savannah
HawaiiHonoluluHonolulu, East Honolulu, Pearl City, Hilo, Kailua1
IdahoBoiseBoise, Meridian, Nampa, Idaho Falls, Caldwell
IllinoisSpringfieldChicago, Aurora, Naperville, Joliet, Rockford
IndianaIndianapolisIndianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Carmel
IowaDes MoinesDes Moines, Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Sioux City, Iowa City
KansasTopekaWichita, Overland Park, Kansas City, Olathe, Topeka
KentuckyFrankfortLouisville, Lexington, Bowling Green, Owensboro, Covington
LouisianaBaton RougeNew Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Lake Charles
MaineAugustaPortland, Lewiston, Bangor, South Portland, Auburn
MarylandAnnapolisBaltimore, Columbia, Germantown, Silver Spring, Waldorf
MassachusettsBostonBoston, Worcester, Springfield, Cambridge, Lowell
MichiganLansingDetroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Ann Arbor
MinnesotaSaint PaulMinneapolis, Saint Paul, Rochester, Duluth, Bloomington
MississippiJacksonJackson, Gulfport, Southaven, Biloxi, Hattiesburg
MissouriJefferson CityKansas City, Saint Louis, Springfield, Columbia, Independence
MontanaHelenaBillings, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, Butte
NebraskaLincolnOmaha, Lincoln, Bellevue, Grand Island, Kearney
NevadaCarson CityLas Vegas, Henderson, Reno, North Las Vegas, Paradise
New HampshireConcordManchester, Nashua, Concord, Dover, Rochester
New JerseyTrentonNewark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Edison
New MexicoSanta FeAlbuquerque, Las Cruces, Rio Rancho, Santa Fe, Roswell
New YorkAlbanyNew York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, Syracuse
North CarolinaRaleighCharlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Winston-Salem
North DakotaBismarckFargo, Bismarck, Grand Forks, Minot, West Fargo
OhioColumbusColumbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Akron
OklahomaOklahoma CityOklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Broken Arrow, Edmond
OregonSalemPortland, Salem, Eugene, Gresham, Hillsboro
PennsylvaniaHarrisburgPhiladelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Reading
Rhode IslandProvidenceProvidence, Cranston, Warwick, Pawtucket, East Providence
South CarolinaColumbiaCharleston, Columbia, North Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Rock Hill
South DakotaPierreSioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Brookings, Watertown
TennesseeNashvilleNashville, Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville
TexasAustinHouston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, Fort Worth
UtahSalt Lake CitySalt Lake City, West Valley City, Provo, West Jordan, Orem
VermontMontpelierBurlington, South Burlington, Rutland, Barre, Montpelier
VirginiaRichmondVirginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Richmond, Newport News
WashingtonOlympiaSeattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue
West VirginiaCharlestonCharleston, Huntington, Morgantown, Parkersburg, Wheeling
WisconsinMadisonMilwaukee, Madison, Green Bay, Kenosha, Racine
WyomingCheyenneCheyenne, Casper, Laramie, Gillette, Rock Springs
American SamoaPago PagoTafuna, Nu'uuli, Pago Pago, Ili'ili, Pava'ia'i
GuamHagåtñaDededo, Yigo, Tamuning, Mangilao, Barrigada
Northern Mariana IslandsSaipanSaipan, Tinian, Rota, Northern Islands,
Puerto RicoSan JuanSan Juan, Bayamón, Carolina, Ponce, Caguas
Virgin Islands (U.S.)Charlotte AmalieCharlotte Amalie, Sion Farm, Northside, East End, Southcentral

Cities in the United States (U.S.)

The United States is a nation of 50 states that spans much of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the country's reach into the Pacific Ocean. The significant Atlantic Coast cities in USA are New York, a hub of international finance and culture, and capital Washington DC. American Midwest city Chicago is well known for its iconic architecture, and on the west coast, Hollywood in Los Angeles is renowned for its film industry.

An "incorporated place," according to the United States Census Bureau, might be a city, town, village, borough, or municipality, among other titles. The top ten most populous cities in the United States are New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas & San Jose.

Largest Cities in the United States

Cities in the United States range in size and have distinctive environments and cultures. Some of cities in USA may be vast, mile-long urban areas or crowded metropolises with a high population density. The population serves as the criterion by which cities are judged to be "big." The size of a city is less frequently determined by its land area. Land area frequently does not correspond to population density. As an illustration, New York City, which has a population of 8.623 million, is 302.6 miles (784 km2) in size while having a density of about 27,000 people per square mile. The largest cities by area and population are quite distinct from one another. The top 10 cities by area are as follows: Sitka, Juneau, Wrangell, Anchorage, Jacksonville, Anaconda, Butte, Oklahoma City, Houston & Phoenix.

List of largest cities in the United States

RankCityStatePopulation (2020 Census)Land areaPopulation density
1New YorkNew York8,804,190300.5 sq mi (778.3 km2)29,298/sq mi (11,312/km2)
2Los AngelesCalifornia3,898,747469.5 sq mi (1,216.0 km2)8,304/sq mi (3,206/km2)
3ChicagoIllinois2,746,388227.7 sq mi (589.7 km2)12,061/sq mi (4,657/km2)
4HoustonTexas2,304,580640.4 sq mi (1,658.6 km2)3,599/sq mi (1,390/km2)
5PhoenixArizona1,608,139518.0 sq mi (1,341.6 km2)3,105/sq mi (1,199/km2)
6PhiladelphiaPennsylvania1,603,797134.4 sq mi (348.1 km2)11,933/sq mi (4,607/km2)
7San AntonioTexas1,434,625498.8 sq mi (1,291.9 km2)2,876/sq mi (1,110/km2)
8San DiegoCalifornia1,386,932325.9 sq mi (844.1 km2)4,256/sq mi (1,643/km2)
9DallasTexas1,304,379339.6 sq mi (879.6 km2)3,841/sq mi (1,483/km2)
10San JoseCalifornia1,013,240178.3 sq mi (461.8 km2)5,683/sq mi (2,194/km2)
11AustinTexas961,855319.9 sq mi (828.5 km2)3,007/sq mi (1,161/km2)
12JacksonvilleFlorida949,611747.3 sq mi (1,935.5 km2)1,271/sq mi (491/km2)
13Fort WorthTexas918,915342.9 sq mi (888.1 km2)2,646/sq mi (1,022/km2)
14ColumbusOhio905,748220.0 sq mi (569.8 km2)4,117/sq mi (1,590/km2)
15IndianapolisIndiana887,642361.6 sq mi (936.5 km2)2,455/sq mi (948/km2)
16CharlotteNorth Carolina874,579308.3 sq mi (798.5 km2)2,837/sq mi (1,095/km2)
17San FranciscoCalifornia873,96546.9 sq mi (121.5 km2)18,635/sq mi (7,195/km2)
18SeattleWashington737,01583.8 sq mi (217.0 km2)8,795/sq mi (3,396/km2)
19DenverColorado715,522153.1 sq mi (396.5 km2)4,674/sq mi (1,805/km2)
20WashingtonDistrict of Columbia689,54561.1 sq mi (158.2 km2)11,286/sq mi (4,358/km2)
21NashvilleTennessee689,447475.8 sq mi (1,232.3 km2)1,449/sq mi (559/km2)
22Oklahoma CityOklahoma681,054606.2 sq mi (1,570.1 km2)1,123/sq mi (434/km2)
23El PasoTexas678,815258.4 sq mi (669.3 km2)2,627/sq mi (1,014/km2)
24BostonMassachusetts675,64748.3 sq mi (125.1 km2)13,989/sq mi (5,401/km2)
25PortlandOregon652,503133.5 sq mi (345.8 km2)4,888/sq mi (1,887/km2)
26Las VegasNevada641,903141.8 sq mi (367.3 km2)4,527/sq mi (1,748/km2)
27DetroitMichigan639,111138.7 sq mi (359.2 km2)4,608/sq mi (1,779/km2)
28MemphisTennessee633,104297.0 sq mi (769.2 km2)2,132/sq mi (823/km2)
29LouisvilleKentucky633,045263.5 sq mi (682.5 km2)2,402/sq mi (927/km2)
30BaltimoreMaryland585,70880.9 sq mi (209.5 km2)7,240/sq mi (2,800/km2)
31MilwaukeeWisconsin577,22296.2 sq mi (249.2 km2)6,000/sq mi (2,300/km2)
32AlbuquerqueNew Mexico564,559187.3 sq mi (485.1 km2)3,014/sq mi (1,164/km2)
33TucsonArizona542,629241.0 sq mi (624.2 km2)2,252/sq mi (870/km2)
34FresnoCalifornia542,107115.2 sq mi (298.4 km2)4,706/sq mi (1,817/km2)
35SacramentoCalifornia524,94398.6 sq mi (255.4 km2)5,324/sq mi (2,056/km2)
36Kansas CityMissouri508,090314.7 sq mi (815.1 km2)1,615/sq mi (624/km2)
37MesaArizona504,258138.7 sq mi (359.2 km2)3,636/sq mi (1,404/km2)
38AtlantaGeorgia498,715135.3 sq mi (350.4 km2)3,686/sq mi (1,423/km2)
39OmahaNebraska486,051133.2 sq mi (345.0 km2)3,433/sq mi (1,325/km2)
40Colorado SpringsColorado478,961195.4 sq mi (506.1 km2)2,451/sq mi (946/km2)
41RaleighNorth Carolina467,665145.1 sq mi (375.8 km2)3,179/sq mi (1,227/km2)
42Long BeachCalifornia466,74250.7 sq mi (131.3 km2)9,206/sq mi (3,554/km2)
43Virginia BeachVirginia459,470244.7 sq mi (633.8 km2)1,878/sq mi (725/km2)
44MiamiFlorida442,24136.0 sq mi (93.2 km2)12,284/sq mi (4,743/km2)
45OaklandCalifornia440,64655.9 sq mi (144.8 km2)7,883/sq mi (3,044/km2)
46MinneapolisMinnesota429,95454.0 sq mi (139.9 km2)7,962/sq mi (3,074/km2)
47TulsaOklahoma413,066197.5 sq mi (511.5 km2)2,091/sq mi (807/km2)
48BakersfieldCalifornia403,455149.8 sq mi (388.0 km2)2,693/sq mi (1,040/km2)
49WichitaKansas397,532162.0 sq mi (419.6 km2)2,454/sq mi (947/km2)
50ArlingtonTexas394,26695.9 sq mi (248.4 km2)4,111/sq mi (1,587/km2)
51AuroraColorado386,261160.1 sq mi (414.7 km2)2,413/sq mi (932/km2)
52TampaFlorida384,959114.0 sq mi (295.3 km2)3,377/sq mi (1,304/km2)
53New OrleansLouisiana383,997169.5 sq mi (439.0 km2)2,265/sq mi (875/km2)
54ClevelandOhio372,62477.7 sq mi (201.2 km2)4,796/sq mi (1,852/km2)
55HonoluluHawaii350,96460.5 sq mi (156.7 km2)5,801/sq mi (2,240/km2)
56AnaheimCalifornia346,82450.3 sq mi (130.3 km2)6,895/sq mi (2,662/km2)
57LexingtonKentucky322,570283.6 sq mi (734.5 km2)1,137/sq mi (439/km2)
58StocktonCalifornia320,80462.2 sq mi (161.1 km2)5,158/sq mi (1,992/km2)
59Corpus ChristiTexas317,863162.2 sq mi (420.1 km2)1,960/sq mi (760/km2)
60HendersonNevada317,610106.2 sq mi (275.1 km2)2,991/sq mi (1,155/km2)
61RiversideCalifornia314,99881.2 sq mi (210.3 km2)3,879/sq mi (1,498/km2)
62NewarkNew Jersey311,54924.1 sq mi (62.4 km2)12,927/sq mi (4,991/km2)
63Saint PaulMinnesota311,52752.0 sq mi (134.7 km2)5,991/sq mi (2,313/km2)
64Santa AnaCalifornia310,22727.3 sq mi (70.7 km2)11,364/sq mi (4,388/km2)
65CincinnatiOhio309,31777.8 sq mi (201.5 km2)3,976/sq mi (1,535/km2)
66IrvineCalifornia307,67065.6 sq mi (169.9 km2)4,690/sq mi (1,810/km2)
67OrlandoFlorida307,573110.6 sq mi (286.5 km2)2,781/sq mi (1,074/km2)
68PittsburghPennsylvania302,97155.4 sq mi (143.5 km2)5,469/sq mi (2,112/km2)
69St. LouisMissouri301,57861.7 sq mi (159.8 km2)4,888/sq mi (1,887/km2)
70GreensboroNorth Carolina299,035129.6 sq mi (335.7 km2)2,307/sq mi (891/km2)
71Jersey CityNew Jersey292,44914.7 sq mi (38.1 km2)19,894/sq mi (7,681/km2)
72AnchorageAlaska291,2471,706.8 sq mi (4,420.6 km2)171/sq mi (66/km2)
73LincolnNebraska291,08297.7 sq mi (253.0 km2)2,979/sq mi (1,150/km2)
74PlanoTexas285,49471.7 sq mi (185.7 km2)3,982/sq mi (1,537/km2)
75DurhamNorth Carolina283,506112.8 sq mi (292.2 km2)2,513/sq mi (970/km2)
76BuffaloNew York278,34940.4 sq mi (104.6 km2)6,890/sq mi (2,660/km2)
77ChandlerArizona275,98765.3 sq mi (169.1 km2)4,226/sq mi (1,632/km2)
78Chula VistaCalifornia275,48749.6 sq mi (128.5 km2)5,554/sq mi (2,144/km2)
79ToledoOhio270,87180.5 sq mi (208.5 km2)3,365/sq mi (1,299/km2)
80MadisonWisconsin269,84079.6 sq mi (206.2 km2)3,390/sq mi (1,310/km2)
81GilbertArizona267,91868.6 sq mi (177.7 km2)3,906/sq mi (1,508/km2)
82RenoNevada264,165108.8 sq mi (281.8 km2)2,428/sq mi (937/km2)
83Fort WayneIndiana263,886110.7 sq mi (286.7 km2)2,384/sq mi (920/km2)
84North Las VegasNevada262,527101.3 sq mi (262.4 km2)2,592/sq mi (1,001/km2)
85St. PetersburgFlorida258,30861.8 sq mi (160.1 km2)4,180/sq mi (1,610/km2)
86LubbockTexas257,141134.6 sq mi (348.6 km2)1,910/sq mi (740/km2)
87IrvingTexas256,68467.0 sq mi (173.5 km2)3,831/sq mi (1,479/km2)
88LaredoTexas255,205106.5 sq mi (275.8 km2)2,396/sq mi (925/km2)
89Winston-SalemNorth Carolina249,545132.7 sq mi (343.7 km2)1,881/sq mi (726/km2)
90ChesapeakeVirginia249,422338.5 sq mi (876.7 km2)737/sq mi (285/km2)
91GlendaleArizona248,32561.6 sq mi (159.5 km2)4,031/sq mi (1,556/km2)
92GarlandTexas246,01857.1 sq mi (147.9 km2)4,309/sq mi (1,664/km2)
93ScottsdaleArizona241,361184.0 sq mi (476.6 km2)1,312/sq mi (507/km2)
94NorfolkVirginia238,00553.3 sq mi (138.0 km2)4,465/sq mi (1,724/km2)
95BoiseIdaho235,68484.0 sq mi (217.6 km2)2,806/sq mi (1,083/km2)
96FremontCalifornia230,50478.3 sq mi (202.8 km2)2,944/sq mi (1,137/km2)
97SpokaneWashington228,98968.8 sq mi (178.2 km2)3,328/sq mi (1,285/km2)
98Santa ClaritaCalifornia228,67370.8 sq mi (183.4 km2)3,230/sq mi (1,250/km2)
99Baton RougeLouisiana227,47086.3 sq mi (223.5 km2)2,636/sq mi (1,018/km2)
100RichmondVirginia226,61059.9 sq mi (155.1 km2)3,783/sq mi (1,461/km2)