Largest U.S. Cities by Population
2023 Metro Area Rankings
Rank City Name Population
1 New York City 18,937,000
2 Los Angeles 12,534,000
3 Chicago 8,937,000
4 Houston 6,707,000
5 Dallas-Fort Worth 6,574,000
6 Miami 6,265,000
7 Atlanta 6,106,000
8 Philadelphia 5,785,000
9 Washington DC 5,490,000
10 Phoenix 4,717,000
11 Boston 4,344,000
12 Detroit 3,521,000
13 Seattle 3,519,000
14 San Francisco 3,328,000
15 San Diego 3,319,000
16 Minneapolis 2,990,000
17 Tampa 2,977,000
18 Denver 2,931,000
19 Las Vegas 2,899,000
20 Riverside-San Bernardino 2,595,000
21 San Antonio 2,454,000
22 Baltimore 2,355,000
23 Charlotte 2,267,000
24 St. Louis 2,230,000
25 Austin 2,228,000
26 Portland 2,220,000
27 Sacramento 2,215,000
28 Orlando 2,071,000
29 Indianapolis 1,881,000
30 San Jose 1,821,000
31 Cincinnati 1,775,000
32 Cleveland 1,764,000
33 Kansas City 1,725,000
34 Columbus 1,708,000
35 Pittsburgh 1,702,000
36 Raleigh 1,591,000
37 Virginia Beach 1,488,000
38 Milwaukee 1,455,000
39 Jacksonville 1,330,000
40 Nashville 1,315,000
41 Providence 1,205,000
42 Salt Lake City 1,203,000
43 Memphis 1,170,000
44 Richmond 1,140,000
45 Louisville 1,116,000
46 McAllen 1,081,000
47 Oklahoma City 1,018,000
48 Hartford 1,016,000
49 Tucson 1,014,000
50 New Orleans 1,013,000
51 El Paso 985,000
52 Temecula-Murrieta 965,000
53 Bridgeport-Stamford 961,000
54 Albuquerque 955,000
55 Cape Coral 935,000
56 Honolulu 912,000
57 Buffalo 884,000
58 Birmingham 863,000
59 Omaha 860,000
60 Provo-Orem 840,000
61 Fresno 795,000
62 Tulsa 791,000
63 Allentown 785,000
64 Knoxville 784,000
65 Baton Rouge 767,000
66 Sarasota-Bradenton 757,000
67 Columbia, South Carolina 755,000
68 Ogden-Layton 750,000
69 Rochester 749,000
70 Dayton 746,000
71 Charleston-North Charleston 745,000
72 Bakersfield 730,000
73 Concord 698,000
74 Colorado Springs 693,000
75 Springfield 680,000
76 The Woodlands 675,000
77 Mission Viejo 648,000
78 Albany 638,000
79 Grand Rapids 606,000
80 New Haven 600,000
81 Victorville-Hesperia-Apple Valley 593,000
82 Kissimmee 585,000
83 Des Moines 566,000
84 Akron 566,000
85 Harrisburg 565,000
86 Worcester 562,000
87 Fayetteville-Springdale 560,000
88 Greenville 559,000
89 Port St. Lucie 556,000
90 Wichita 539,000
91 Winston-Salem 537,000
92 Palm Bay-Melbourne 534,000
93 Little Rock 533,000
94 Reno 531,000
95 Lancaster-Palmdale 528,000
96 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh 527,000
97 Lancaster 519,000
98 Toledo 511,000
99 Madison 507,000
100 Daytona Beach-Port Orange 506,000
101 Indio-Cathedral City-Palm Springs 496,000
102 Boise City 470,000
103 Bonita Springs-Naples 464,000
104 Denton-Lewisville 463,000
105 Spokane 461,000
106 Augusta-Richmond County 456,000
107 Visalia 452,000
108 Stockton 451,000
109 Jackson, Mississippi 436,000
110 Durham 434,000
111 Chattanooga 430,000
112 Santa Clarita 425,000
113 Modesto 422,000
114 Syracuse 422,000
115 Myrtle Beach 421,000
116 Huntsville 407,000
117 Oxnard 404,000
118 Round Lake Beach-McHenry-Grayslake 389,000
119 Lafayette 383,000
120 Scranton 375,000
121 Montgomery 374,000
122 Greensboro 372,000
123 Asheville 371,000
124 Antioch 370,000
125 Springfield, Missouri 364,000
126 Lakeland 364,000
127 Pensacola 359,000
128 Fayetteville 355,000
129 Fort Collins 354,000
130 Corpus Christi 353,000
131 Youngstown 352,000
132 Fort Wayne 346,000
133 Lexington-Fayette 344,000
134 Flint 344,000
135 Savannah 339,000
136 Trenton 336,000
137 Santa Rosa 336,000
138 Mobile 335,000
139 Laredo 334,000
140 Ann Arbor 333,000
141 Rockford 330,000
142 Lansing 329,000
143 Shreveport 327,000
Largest World Cities by Population
2023 Metro Area Rankings
Rank City Country Population
1 Tokyo Japan 37,194,000
2 Delhi India 32,941,000
3 Shanghai China 29,211,000
4 Dhaka Bangladesh 23,210,000
5 Sao Paulo Brazil 22,620,000
6 Mexico City Mexico 22,281,000
7 Cairo Egypt 22,183,000
8 Beijing China 21,766,000
9 Mumbai India 21,297,000
10 Osaka Japan 19,013,000
11 New York City United States 18,937,000
12 Chongqing China 17,341,000
13 Karachi Pakistan 17,236,000
14 Kinshasa Republic of Congo 16,316,000
15 Lagos Nigeria 15,946,000
16 Istanbul Turkey 15,848,000
17 Buenos Aires Argentina 15,490,000
18 Calcutta India 15,333,000
19 Manila Philippines 14,667,000
20 Guangzhou, Guangdong China 14,284,000
21 Tianjin China 14,239,000
22 Lahore Pakistan 13,979,000
23 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 13,728,000
24 Bangalore India 13,608,000
25 Shenzhen China 13,073,000
26 Moscow Russia 12,680,000
27 Los Angeles United States 12,534,000
28 Madras India 11,776,000
29 Bogota Colombia 11,508,000
30 Jakarta Indonesia 11,249,000
31 Paris France 11,208,000
32 Lima Peru 11,204,000
33 Bangkok Thailand 11,070,000
34 Hyderabad India 10,801,000
35 Seoul South Korea 9,988,000
36 Nanjing, Jiangsu China 9,698,000
37 Chengdu China 9,654,000
38 Nagoya Japan 9,569,000
39 Tehran Iran 9,500,000
40 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam 9,321,000
41 Luanda Angola 9,292,000
42 Chicago United States 8,937,000
43 Xian, Shaanxi China 8,785,000
44 Wuhan China 8,718,000
45 Ahmadabad India 8,651,000
46 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 8,622,000
47 Hangzhou China 8,237,000
48 Suzhou, Jiangsu China 8,074,000
49 Surat India 8,065,000
50 Dar es Salaam Tanzania 7,776,000
51 Baghdad Iraq 7,711,000
52 Hong Kong Hong Kong 7,685,000
53 Riyadh Saudi Arabia 7,682,000
54 Shenyang China 7,681,000
55 Foshan China 7,597,000
56 Dongguan China 7,587,000
57 Poona India 7,166,000
58 Santiago Chile 6,903,000
59 Haerbin China 6,804,000
60 Madrid Spain 6,751,000
61 Houston United States 6,707,000
62 Dallas-Fort Worth United States 6,574,000
63 Toronto Canada 6,372,000
64 Khartoum Sudan 6,344,000
65 Miami United States 6,265,000
66 Belo Horizonte Brazil 6,248,000
67 Johannesburg South Africa 6,198,000
68 Atlanta United States 6,106,000
69 Singapore Singapore 6,081,000
70 Dalian China 6,078,000
71 Qingdao China 5,987,000
72 Zhengzhou China 5,859,000
73 Jinan, Shandong China 5,806,000
74 Philadelphia United States 5,785,000
75 Barcelona Spain 5,687,000
76 Abidjan Cote dIvoire 5,686,000
77 Yangon Myanmar 5,610,000
78 Alexandria Egypt 5,588,000
79 Saint Petersburg Russia 5,561,000
80 Kitakyushu-Fukuoka Japan 5,490,000
81 Washington DC United States 5,490,000
82 Addis Ababa Ethiopia 5,461,000
83 Guadalajara Mexico 5,420,000
84 Ankara Turkey 5,397,000
85 Chittagong Bangladesh 5,380,000
86 Nairobi Kenya 5,325,000
87 Ha Noi Vietnam 5,253,000
88 Melbourne Australia 5,235,000
89 Sydney Australia 5,121,000
90 Monterrey Mexico 5,117,000
91 Changsha China 4,921,000
92 Cape Town South Africa 4,890,000
93 Brasilia Brazil 4,873,000
94 Wulumqi China 4,865,000
95 Jiddah Saudi Arabia 4,863,000
96 Kunming China 4,761,000
97 Phoenix United States 4,717,000
98 Changchun China 4,710,000
99 Hefei China 4,616,000
100 Kabul Afghanistan 4,589,000
101 Shantou China 4,574,000
102 Ningbo China 4,538,000
103 Yaounde Cameroon 4,509,000
104 Xinbei Taiwan 4,504,000
105 Tel Aviv-Jaffa Israel 4,421,000
106 Shijiazhuang China 4,370,000
107 Kano Nigeria 4,348,000
108 Boston United States 4,344,000
109 Rome Italy 4,316,000
110 Montreal Canada 4,308,000
111 Recife Brazil 4,264,000
112 Porto Alegre Brazil 4,212,000
113 Jaipur India 4,207,000
114 Fortaleza Brazil 4,206,000
115 Nanning China 4,192,000
116 Taiyuan, Shanxi China 4,145,000
117 Ekurhuleni South Africa 4,118,000
118 Medellin Colombia 4,102,000
119 Calicut India 4,089,000
120 Douala Cameroon 4,063,000
121 Malappuram India 4,009,000
122 Changzhou, Jiangsu China 3,982,000
123 Salvador Brazil 3,958,000
124 Lucknow India 3,945,000
125 Xiamen China 3,935,000
126 Fuzhou, Fujian China 3,922,000
127 Wenzhou China 3,920,000
128 Nanchang China 3,920,000
129 Casablanca Morocco 3,893,000
130 Ibadan Nigeria 3,875,000
131 Antananarivo Madagascar 3,872,000
132 Kampala Uganda 3,846,000
133 Abuja Nigeria 3,840,000
134 Tangshan, Hebei China 3,815,000
135 Curitiba Brazil 3,813,000
136 Kumasi Ghana 3,768,000
137 Bekasi Indonesia 3,729,000
138 Faisalabad Pakistan 3,711,000
139 Guiyang China 3,581,000
140 Berlin Germany 3,574,000
141 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic 3,524,000
142 Detroit United States 3,521,000
143 Seattle United States 3,519,000
144 Asuncion Paraguay 3,511,000
145 Thrissur India 3,482,000
146 Port Harcourt Nigeria 3,480,000
147 Busan South Korea 3,472,000
148 Wuxi, Jiangsu China 3,437,000
149 Dakar Senegal 3,430,000
150 Campinas Brazil 3,423,000