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The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.

The United States has grown – by about 17 million people since 2010. The following are the 50 most populous cities in the U.S. based on the 2017 population estimates by the Census Bureau. The 14 largest have not changed since 2016.

New York City, New York
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New York City, New York

2017 Total Population: 8,622,698

Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California

2017 Total Population: 3,999,759

Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois

2017 Total Population: 2,716,450

Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas

2017 Total Population: 2,312,717

Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona

2017 Total Population: 1,626,078

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2017 Total Population: 1,580,863

San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas

2017 Total Population: 1,511,946

San Diego, California
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San Diego, California

2017 Total Population: 1,419,516

Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas

2017 Total Population: 1,341,075

San Jose, California
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San Jose, California

2017 Total Population: 1,035,317

Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas

2017 Total Population: 950,715

Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida

2017 Total Population: 892,062

San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California

2017 Total Population: 884,363

Columbus, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio

2017 Total Population: 879,170

Fort Worth, Texas
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Fort Worth, Texas

2017 Total Population: 874,168

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana

2017 Total Population: 863,002

Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina

2017 Total Population: 859,035

Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington

2017 Total Population: 724,745

Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado

2017 Total Population: 704,621

Washington, District of Columbia
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Washington, District of Columbia

2017 Total Population: 693,972

Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts

2017 Total Population: 685,094

El Paso, Texas
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El Paso, Texas

2017 Total Population: 683,577

Detroit, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan

2017 Total Population: 673,104

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee
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Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

2017 Total Population: 667,560

Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee

2017 Total Population: 652,236

Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon

2017 Total Population: 647,805

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2017 Total Population: 643,648

Las Vegas, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada

2017 Total Population: 641,676

Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky
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Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky

2017 Total Population: 621,349

Baltimore, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland

2017 Total Population: 611,648

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2017 Total Population: 595,351

Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico

2017 Total Population: 558,545

Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona

2017 Total Population: 535,677

Fresno, California
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Fresno, California

2017 Total Population: 527,438

Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California

2017 Total Population: 501,901

Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona

2017 Total Population: 496,401

Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri

2017 Total Population: 488,943

Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia

2017 Total Population: 486,290

Long Beach, California
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Long Beach, California

2017 Total Population: 469,450

Omaha, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska

2017 Total Population: 466,893

Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina

2017 Total Population: 464,758

Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado

2017 Total Population: 464,474

Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida

2017 Total Population: 463,347

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia

2017 Total Population: 450,435

Oakland, California
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Oakland, California

2017 Total Population: 425,195

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota

2017 Total Population: 422,331

Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma

2017 Total Population: 401,800

Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas

2017 Total Population: 396,394

New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana

2017 Total Population: 393,292

Wichita, Kansas
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Wichita, Kansas

2017 Total Population: 390,591

The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.