20 Largest Cities in the United States

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  • Post last modified:March 23, 2022

Here, the largest cities are ranked by the total population of urban area. The country’s population density is very high. With high-rise structures, broad highways, and a range of transit options, most cities serve as economic hubs. With a population of approximately 8.2 million people, New York City is the biggest city in the United States. New York City is also the country’s most densely populated city. The United States Census Bureau estimates the population of the cities and data below of 2020.

New York City
RankCityStatePopulationLand Area (Sq mi)Population Density
1New YorkNew York8,253,213 302.628,317
2Los AngelesCalifornia3,970,219 468.78,484
3ChicagoIllinois2,677,643 227.611,843
4HoustonTexas2,316,1206373,613
6PhoenixArizona1,708,127516.73,120
5PhiladelphiaPennsylvania1,578,487134.111,683
7San AntonioTexas1,567,1184613,238
8San DiegoCalifornia1,422,420325.24,325
9DallasTexas1,343,266340.53,866
10San JoseCalifornia1,013,6161775,777
11AustinTexas995,484312.7
3,031
12Fort WorthTexas927,720342.9
2,491
13JacksonvilleFlorida920,570
747.4
1,178
14ColumbusOhio903,852
218.5
3,936
15CharlotteNorth Carolina900,350
305.4
2,757
16IndianapolisIndiana877,903
361.5
2,366
17San FranciscoCalifornia866,606
46.9
18,569
18SeattleWashington769,714
83.8
8,405
19DenverColorado735,538
153.3
4,521
20WashingtonDistrict of Columbia712,816
61.1
11,148

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