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    US Cities ranked by city proper population* in 2015.

    Many cities in the United States are the core of much larger, or, if you want, more populous metropolitan areas.
    In the list below the cities are ranked by the population of the core city. Click on a link of a city to open a new page with more information about, and a searchable map/satellite view of the city. Links of US states open a map of the state with more information. Capital Cities of US States are marked in bold.

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    Top 50 of US America's most populous cities.

    City Name (State)
    New York City, Times-Square 1. New York (New York)

    New York City (NYC),
    nickname Big Apple, located on the Atlantic coast at the mouth of the Hudson River, is probably the most famous city in the world...

    Los Angeles, MacArthur Park 2. Los Angeles (California)

    The "City of Angels" is the largest city in the state of California and the second most populous city in the United States.

    Chicago at night 3. Chicago (Illinois)

    The Windy City is the largest city in the state of Illinois, the city is located on the southwestern tip of Lake Michigan.

    Downtown Houston Skyline 4. Houston (Texas)

    largest city in the state of Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 5. Philadelphia (Pennsylvania)

    largest city in Pennsylvania and the fifth most populous city in the United States

    Phoenix, Arizona 6. Phoenix (Arizona)

    The sixth largest city in the United States is the capital of Arizona since 1889

    San Antonio, Texas, USA 7. San Antonio (Texas)

    The second-largest city in Texas is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States

    San Diego Skyline 8. San Diego (California)

    The seaport in southern California is a major technology and defense hub in the United States

    Dallas Skyline, Texas 9. Dallas (Texas)

    The third-largest city in the state of Texas is a major center of education for much of the South Central United States

    San Jose 10. San Jose* (California)

    the county seat of Santa Clara County is a major part of Silicon Valley

    11. Austin (Texas) pop. 932,000
    12. Jacksonville (Florida) pop. 868,000
    13. San Francisco (California) pop. 865,000
    14. Indianapolis (Indiana) pop. 853,000
    15. Columbus (Ohio) pop. 850,000
    16. Fort Worth (Texas) pop. 833,000
    17. Charlotte (North Carolina) pop. 827,000
    18. Seattle (Washington) pop. 684,000
    19. Denver (Colorado) pop. 682,000
    20. El Paso (Texas) pop. 681,000
    21. Detroit (Michigan) pop. 677,000
    22. Washington (D.C.) pop. 672,000
    23. Boston (Massachusetts) pop. 667,000
    24. Memphis (Tennessee) pop. 656,000
    25. Nashville-Davidson (Tennessee) pop. 655,000
    26. Portland (Oregon) pop. 632,000
    27. Oklahoma City (Oklahoma) pop. 631,000
    28. Las Vegas (Nevada) pop. 624,000
    29. Baltimore (Maryland) pop. 622,000
    30. Louisville (Kentucky) pop. 615,000
    31. Milwaukee (Wisconsin) pop. 600,000
    32. Albuquerque (New Mexico) pop. 559,000
    33. Tucson (Arizona) pop. 532,000
    34. Fresno (California) pop. 520,000
    35. Sacramento (California) pop. 491,000
    36. Kansas City (Missouri) pop. 475,000
    37. Long Beach (California) pop. 474,000
    38. Mesa City (Arizona) pop. 472,000
    39. Atlanta (Georgia) pop. 464,000
    40. Colorado Springs (Colorado) pop. 456,000
    41. Virginia Beach (Virginia) pop. 453,000
    42. Raleigh (North Carolina) pop. 451,000
    43. Omaha (Nebraska) pop. 444,000
    44. Miami (Florida) pop. 441,000
    45. Oakland (California) pop. 419,000
    46. Minneapolis (Minnesota) pop. 411,000
    47. Tulsa (Oklahoma) pop. 403,000
    48. Wichita (Kansas) pop. 390,000
    49. New Orleans (Louisiana) 389,000
    50. Arlington (Texas) pop. 388,000
    51. Cleveland (Ohio) pop. 388,000
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    * Baltimore (MD) is included in urban agglomeration of Washington, D.C.

    * Fort Worth (Texas) is included in urban agglomeration of Dallas.

    * Long Beach (California) is included in urban agglomeration of Los Angeles.

    * San Jose (California) is included in urban agglomeration of San Francisco.

    1 City proper is defined as a locality with legally fixed boundaries and an administratively recognized urban status that is usually characterized by some form of local government.

    2 Urban agglomeration has been defined as comprising the city or town proper and also the suburban fringe or thickly settled territory lying outside of, but adjacent to the city boundaries.

    Source: United States Census Bureau
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