The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S. from The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.

The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.

The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.
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The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.

The 50 Most Populous Places in the U.S.
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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

New York City, New York
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 8,622,698

Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 3,999,759

Chicago, Illinois

Chicago, Illinois
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 2,716,450

Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 2,312,717

Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 1,626,078

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 1,580,863

San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 1,511,946

San Diego, California

San Diego, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 1,419,516

Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 1,341,075

San Jose, California

San Jose, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 1,035,317

Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 950,715

Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 892,062

San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 884,363

Columbus, Ohio

Columbus, Ohio
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 879,170

Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 874,168

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 863,002

Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 859,035

Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 724,745

Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 704,621

Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 693,972

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 685,094

El Paso, Texas

El Paso, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 683,577

Detroit, Michigan

Detroit, Michigan
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 673,104

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 667,560

Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 652,236

Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 647,805

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 643,648

Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 641,676

Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky

Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 621,349

Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 611,648

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 595,351

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 558,545

Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 535,677

Fresno, California

Fresno, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 527,438

Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 501,901

Mesa, Arizona

Mesa, Arizona
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 496,401

Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City, Missouri
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 488,943

Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 486,290

Long Beach, California

Long Beach, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 469,450

Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 466,893

Raleigh, North Carolina

Raleigh, North Carolina
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 464,758

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 464,474

Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 463,347

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 450,435

Oakland, California

Oakland, California
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 425,195

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 422,331

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 401,800

Arlington, Texas

Arlington, Texas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 396,394

New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 393,292

Wichita, Kansas

Wichita, Kansas
Dreamstime

2017 Total Population: 390,591