Top 100 US Cities Ranked By 2016 Population

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The Census Bureau recently released their 2016 estimates for the country's largest cities. Here's a look at the latest numbers for the country's largest 100 cities. Find out where your city falls on the list!



Cities by Population Rank 2016

Rank -- 2016 Population -- 2015-2016 Population Change -- City Name

1. 8,537,673 -- 21,171 -- New York City, NY
2. 3,976,322 -- 27,173 -- Los Angeles, CA
3. 2,704,958 -- (-8,638) -- Chicago, IL
4. 2,303,482 -- 18,666 -- Houston, TX  
5. 1,615,017 -- 32,113 -- Phoenix, AZ  
6. 1,567,872 -- 2,908 -- Philadelphia, PA
7. 1,492,510 -- 24,473 -- San Antonio, TX  
8. 1,406,630 -- 15,715 -- San Diego, CA
9. 1,317,929 -- 20,602 -- Dallas, TX  
10.1,026,908 -- 2,723 -- San Jose, CA

11. 947,890 -- 17,738 -- Austin, TX
12. 880,619 -- 13,455 -- Jacksonville, FL  
13. 870,887 -- 8,883 -- San Francisco, CA  
14. 860,090 -- 10,046 -- Columbus, OH
15. 855,164 -- 2,869 -- Indianapolis, IN
16. 854,113 -- 19,942 -- Fort Worth, TX  
17. 842,051 -- 15,656 -- Charlotte, NC  
18. 704,352 -- 20,847 -- Seattle, WA
19. 693,060 -- 13,028 -- Denver, CO  
20. 683,080 -- 4,510 -- El Paso, TX  

21. 681,170 -- 10,793 -- Washington, DC  
22. 673,184 -- 7,200 -- Boston, MA  
23. 672,795 -- (-3,541) -- Detroit, MI
24. 660,388 -- 6,310 -- Nashville, TN
25. 652,717 -- (-1,737) -- Memphis, TN
26. 639,863 -- 9,242 -- Portland, OR  
27. 638,367 -- 7,749 -- Oklahoma City, OK  
28. 632,912 -- 10,464 -- Las Vegas, NV
29. 616,261 -- 1,513 -- Louisville, KY
30. 614,664 -- (-6,738) -- Baltimore, MD

31. 595,047 -- (-4,366) -- Milwaukee, WI
32. 559,277 -- 1,829 -- Albuquerque, NM  
33. 530,706 -- 2,265 -- Tucson, AZ  
34. 522,053 -- 3,550 -- Fresno, CA  
35. 495,234 -- 6,032 -- Sacramento, CA  
36. 484,587 -- 6,344 -- Mesa, AZ
37. 481,420 -- 6,558 -- Kansas City, MO
38. 472,522 -- 9,552 -- Atlanta, GA
39. 470,130 -- (-1,309) -- Long Beach, CA  
40. 465,101 -- 9,566 -- Colorado Springs, CO

41. 458,880 -- 8,933 -- Raleigh, NC
42. 453,579 -- 12,715 -- Miami, FL
43. 452,602 -- 748 -- Virginia Beach, VA
44. 446,970 -- 1,697 -- Omaha, NE  
45. 420,005 -- 2,135 -- Oakland, CA  
46. 413,651 -- 3,535 -- Minneapolis, MN  
47. 403,090 -- (-15) -- Tulsa, OK
48. 392,772 -- 4,238 -- Arlington, TX
49. 391,495 -- 1,757 -- New Orleans, LA
50. 389,495 -- 842 -- Wichita, KS  

51. 385,809 -- (-2,003) -- Cleveland, OH
52. 377,165 -- 8,671 -- Tampa, FL
53. 376,380 -- 3,904 -- Bakersfield, CA  
54. 361,710 -- 3,404 -- Aurora, CO  
55. 351,792 -- (-256) -- Honolulu, HI  
56. 351,043 -- 1,755 -- Anaheim, CA  
57. 334,217 -- 198 -- Santa Ana, CA  
58. 325,733 -- 1,225 -- Corpus Christi, TX  
59. 324,722 -- 3,442 -- Riverside, CA
60. 318,449 -- 3,682 -- Lexington, KY

61. 311,404 -- (-3,471) -- St. Louis, MO  
62. 307,072 -- 2,504 -- Stockton, CA
63. 303,072 -- (-239) -- Pittsburgh, PA
64. 302,398 -- 2,870 -- St. Paul, MN
65. 298,800 -- 146 -- Cincinnati, OH
66. 298,192 -- (-120) -- Anchorage, AK  
67. 292,969 -- 8,093 -- Henderson, NV  
68. 287,027 -- 1,746 -- Greensboro, NC  
69. 286,057 -- 2,807 -- Plano, TX
70. 281,764 -- 664 -- Newark, NJ  

71. 280,364 -- 3,753 -- Lincoln, NE
72. 278,764 -- (-1,168) -- Toledo, OH  
73. 277,173 -- 6,690 -- Orlando, FL
74. 267,172 -- 2,131 -- Chula Vista, CA
75. 266,122 -- 10,299 -- Irvine, CA
76. 264,488 -- 1,682 -- Fort Wayne, IN
77. 264,152 -- 284 -- Jersey City, NJ
78. 263,016 -- 5,495 -- Durham, NC
79. 260,999 -- 4,323 -- St. Petersburg, FL
80. 257,156 -- 2,439 -- Laredo, TX

81. 256,902 -- (-1,449) -- Buffalo, NY  
82. 252,551 -- 3,938 -- Madison, WI  
83. 252,506 -- 3,841 -- Lubbock, TX
84. 247,477 -- 3,648 -- Chandler, AZ
85. 246,645 -- 6,772 -- Scottsdale, AZ
86. 245,895 -- 2,687 -- Glendale, AZ
87. 245,255 -- 4,588 -- Reno, NV
88. 245,115 -- (-1,015) -- Norfolk, VA  
89. 242,203 -- 1,673 -- Winston-Salem, NC  
90. 238,702 -- 4,489 -- North Las Vegas, NV

91. 238,289 -- 2,292 -- Irving, TX
92. 237,940 -- 2,509 -- Chesapeake, VA  
93. 237,133 -- 4,734 -- Gilbert, AZ
94. 236,387 -- (-653) -- Hialeah, FL
95. 234,943 -- (-1,261) -- Garland, TX
96. 233,136 -- 1,715 -- Fremont, CA    
97. 227,715 -- (-605) -- Baton Rouge, LA  
98. 223,170 -- 3,542 -- Richmond, VA  
99. 223,154 -- 2,873 -- Boise City, ID    
100. 216,239 -- 689 -- San Bernardino, CA  

Source: United States Census Bureau


Article originally published by Ennis Davis, AICP at Moderncities.com on June 8, 2017. Contact Ennis at edavis@moderncities.com