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10 Most Populous Cities in Each US State (with CDPs)

Can you name the 10 most populous cities in each US State?
According to the citypopulation.de, using 2020 Census figures
By city proper, not metro or urban area
CDPs are included! (highlighted in yellow)
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Alabama
215,006
Huntsville
200,733
Birmingham
200,603
Montgomery
187,041
Mobile
99,600
Tuscaloosa
92,606
Hoover
76,143
Auburn
71,072
Dothan
57,938
Decatur
56,933
Madison
 
 
Arkansas
202,591
Little Rock
93,949
Fayetteville
89,142
Fort Smith
84,161
Springdale
78,576
Jonesboro
69,908
Rogers
64,591
North Little Rock
64,134
Conway
54,164
Bentonville
41,253
Pine Bluff
 
 
Connecticut
148,654
Bridgeport
135,470
Stamford
134,023
New Haven
121,054
Hartford
114,403
Waterbury
91,184
Norwalk
86,518
Danbury
74,135
New Britain
64,083
West Hartford
60,850
Meriden
 
 
Georgia
498,715
Atlanta
206,922
Columbus
202,081
Augusta
157,346
Macon
147,780
Savannah
127,315
Athens
108,080
Sandy Springs
107,436
South Fulton
92,833
Roswell
82,453
Johns Creek
 
 
Illinois
2,746,388
Chicago
180,542
Aurora
150,362
Joliet
149,540
Naperville
148,655
Rockford
114,797
Elgin
114,394
Springfield
113,150
Peoria
89,321
Waukegan
88,302
Champaign
 
 
Kansas
395,532
Wichita
197,238
Overland Park
156,607
Kansas City
141,290
Olathe
126,587
Topeka
94,934
Lawrence
67,311
Shawnee
57,434
Lenexa
54,100
Manhattan
46,889
Salina
 
 
Maine
68,408
Portland
37,721
Lewiston
31,753
Bangor
26,498
South Portland
24,061
Auburn
22,552
Biddeford
21,982
Sanford
20,400
Westbrook
20,381
Saco
18,899
Augusta
 
 
Michigan
639,111
Detroit
198,917
Grand Rapids
139,387
Warren
134,346
Sterling Heights
123,851
Ann Arbor
112,644
Lansing
109,976
Dearborn
95,535
Livonia
87,294
Troy
85,420
Westland
 
 
Missouri
508,090
Kansas City
301,578
St. Louis
169,176
Springfield
126,254
Columbia
123,011
Independence
101,108
Lee's Summit
91,316
O'Fallon
72,473
St. Joseph
70,493
St. Charles
58,603
Blue Springs
 
 
Nevada
641,903
Las Vegas
317,610
Henderson
264,165
Reno
262,527
North Las Vegas
221,831
Enterprise
215,597
Spring Valley
205,618
Sunrise Manor
191,238
Paradise
108,445
Sparks
58,639
Carson City
 
 
New Mexico
564,559
Albuquerque
111,385
Las Cruces
104,046
Rio Rancho
87,505
Santa Fe
48,422
Roswell
46,624
Farmington
40,508
Hobbs
38,567
Clovis
38,338
South Valley
32,238
Carlsbad
 
 
North Dakota
125,990
Fargo
73,622
Bismarck
59,166
Grand Forks
48,377
Minot
38,626
West Fargo
29,160
Williston
25,679
Dickinson
24,206
Mandan
15,849
Jamestown
8,007
Wahpeton
 
 
Oregon
652,503
Portland
176,654
Eugene
175,535
Salem
114,247
Gresham
106,447
Hillsboro
99,178
Bend
97,494
Beaverton
85,824
Medford
61,851
Springfield
59,922
Corvallis
 
 
South Carolina
150,227
Charleston
136,632
Columbia
114,852
North Charleston
90,801
Mount Pleasant
74,372
Rock Hill
70,720
Greenville
50,915
Summerville
45,946
Goose Creek
43,463
Sumter
39,899
Florence
 
 
Texas
2,304,580
Houston
1,434,625
San Antonio
1,304,379
Dallas
961,855
Austin
918,915
Fort Worth
678,815
El Paso
394,266
Arlington
317,863
Corpus Christi
285,494
Plano
257,141
Lubbock
 
 
Virginia
459,470
Virginia Beach
249,422
Chesapeake
238,643
Arlington
238,005
Norfolk
226,610
Richmond
186,247
Newport News
159,467
Alexandria
137,148
Hampton
100,011
Roanoke
97,951
Portsmouth
 
 
Wisconsin
577,222
Milwaukee
269,840
Madison
107,395
Green Bay
99,986
Kenosha
77,816
Racine
75,644
Appleton
71,158
Waukesha
69,421
Eau Claire
66,816
Oshkosh
65,615
Janesville
Alaska
291,247
Anchorage
32,515
Fairbanks
32,255
Juneau
19,297
Knik-Fairview
19,031
Badger
11,332
College
9,450
North Lakes
9,197
Meadow Lakes
9,095
Wasilla
8,817
Tanaina
 
 
California
3,898,747
Los Angeles
1,386,932
San Diego
1,013,240
San Jose
873,965
San Francisco
542,107
Fresno
524,943
Sacramento
466,742
Long Beach
440,646
Oakland
403,455
Bakersfield
346,824
Anaheim
 
 
Delaware
70,898
Wilmington
39,403
Dover
30,601
Newark
23,192
Middletown
23,060
Bear
15,288
Glasgow
14,974
Brookside
13,478
Hockessin
12,883
Smyrna
11,692
Pike Creek Valley
 
 
Hawaii
350,964
Honolulu
50,922
East Honolulu
45,295
Pearl City
44,186
Hilo
43,485
Waipahu
40,514
Kailua
37,430
Kaneohe
28,219
Kahului
28,121
Mililani Town
25,707
Ewa Gentry
 
 
Indiana
887,642
Indianapolis
263,886
Fort Wayne
117,298
Evansville
103,453
South Bend
99,757
Carmel
98,977
Fishers
79,168
Bloomington
77,879
Hammond
70,783
Lafayette
69,604
Noblesville
 
 
Kentucky
633,045
Louisville
322,570
Lexington
72,294
Bowling Green
60,183
Owensboro
40,961
Covington
37,086
Georgetown
34,585
Richmond
31,946
Florence
31,394
Elizabethtown
31,180
Hopkinsville
 
 
Maryland
585,708
Baltimore
104,681
Columbia
91,249
Germantown
81,410
Waldorf
81,015
Silver Spring
78,171
Frederick
75,947
Ellicott City
72,892
Glen Burnie
69,657
Gaithersburg
68,056
Bethesda
 
 
Minnesota
429,954
Minneapolis
311,527
St. Paul
121,395
Rochester
89,987
Bloomington
86,697
Duluth
86,478
Brooklyn Park
81,026
Plymouth
75,102
Woodbury
70,253
Maple Grove
70,222
Blaine
 
 
Montana
117,116
Billings
73,489
Missoula
60,442
Great Falls
53,293
Bozeman
34,494
Butte
32,091
Helena
24,558
Kalispell
10,460
Belgrade
9,421
Anaconda
9,362
Havre
 
 
New Hampshire
115,644
Manchester
91,322
Nashua
43,976
Concord
32,741
Dover
32,492
Rochester
23,047
Keene
22,879
Derry
21,956
Portsmouth
16,871
Laconia
14,282
Lebanon
 
 
New York
8,804,190
New York
278,349
Buffalo
211,569
Yonkers
211,328
Rochester
148,620
Syracuse
99,224
Albany
79,726
New Rochelle
76,829
Cheektowaga
73,893
Mount Vernon
67,047
Schenectady
 
 
Ohio
905,748
Columbus
372,624
Cleveland
309,317
Cincinnati
270,871
Toledo
190,469
Akron
138,644
Dayton
81,146
Parma
70,872
Canton
65,211
Lorain
63,399
Hamilton
 
 
Pennsylvania
1,603,797
Philadelphia
302,971
Pittsburgh
125,845
Allentown
95,112
Reading
94,831
Erie
76,328
Scranton
75,781
Bethlehem
58,039
Lancaster
52,699
Levittown
50,099
Harrisburg
 
 
South Dakota
192,517
Sioux Falls
74,703
Rapid City
28,495
Aberdeen
23,377
Brookings
22,655
Watertown
15,660
Mitchell
15,411
Yankton
14,263
Huron
14,091
Pierre
12,193
Spearfish
 
 
Utah
199,723
Salt Lake City
140,230
West Valley City
116,961
West Jordan
115,162
Provo
98,129
Orem
96,904
Sandy
95,342
St. George
87,321
Ogden
81,773
Layton
77,487
South Jordan
 
 
Washington
753,015
Seattle
228,989
Spokane
219,346
Tacoma
190,915
Vancouver
151,854
Bellevue
136,588
Kent
110,629
Everett
106,785
Renton
102,976
Spokane Valley
101,030
Federal Way
 
 
Wyoming
65,132
Cheyenne
59,038
Casper
33,403
Gillette
31,407
Laramie
23,526
Rock Springs
18,737
Sheridan
11,825
Green River
11,747
Evanston
10,760
Jackson
10,682
Riverton
Arizona
1,608,139
Phoenix
542,629
Tucson
504,258
Mesa
275,987
Chandler
267,918
Gilbert
248,325
Glendale
241,361
Scottsdale
190,985
Peoria
180,587
Tempe
143,148
Surprise
 
 
Colorado
715,522
Denver
478,961
Colorado Springs
386,261
Aurora
169,810
Fort Collins
155,984
Lakewood
141,867
Thornton
124,402
Arvada
116,317
Westminster
111,876
Pueblo
108,418
Greeley
 
 
Florida
949,611
Jacksonville
442,241
Miami
384,959
Tampa
307,573
Orlando
258,308
St. Petersburg
223,109
Hialeah
204,851
Port St. Lucie
196,169
Tallahassee
194,016
Cape Coral
182,760
Fort Lauderdale
 
 
Idaho
235,684
Boise
117,635
Meridian
100,200
Nampa
64,818
Idaho Falls
59,996
Caldwell
56,320
Pocatello
54,628
Coeur d'Alene
51,807
Twin Falls
39,409
Rexburg
38,485
Post Falls
 
 
Iowa
214,133
Des Moines
137,710
Cedar Rapids
101,724
Davenport
85,797
Sioux City
74,828
Iowa City
68,723
West Des Moines
67,887
Ankeny
67,314
Waterloo
66,427
Ames
62,799
Council Bluffs
 
 
Louisiana
383,997
New Orleans
227,740
Baton Rouge
187,593
Shreveport
143,507
Metairie
121,374
Lafayette
84,872
Lake Charles
66,448
Kenner
62,701
Bossier City
47,702
Monroe
45,275
Alexandria
 
 
Massachusetts
675,647
Boston
206,518
Worcester
155,929
Springfield
118,403
Cambridge
115,554
Lowell
105,643
Brockton
101,636
Quincy
101,253
Lynn
101,079
New Bedford
94,000
Fall River
 
 
Mississippi
153,701
Jackson
72,926
Gulfport
54,648
Southaven
49,449
Biloxi
48,730
Hattiesburg
39,711
Olive Branch
37,923
Tupelo
35,052
Meridian
29,670
Greenville
28,100
Clinton
 
 
Nebraska
486,051
Omaha
291,082
Lincoln
64,176
Bellevue
53,131
Grand Island
33,790
Kearney
27,141
Fremont
25,152
Hastings
24,955
Norfolk
24,159
Papillion
24,028
Columbus
 
 
New Jersey
311,549
Newark
292,449
Jersey City
159,732
Paterson
137,298
Elizabeth
92,830
Toms River
90,871
Trenton
90,296
Clifton
71,791
Camden
71,686
Bayonne
70,537
Passaic
 
 
North Carolina
874,579
Charlotte
467,665
Raleigh
299,035
Greensboro
283,506
Durham
249,545
Winston-Salem
208,501
Fayetteville
174,721
Cary
115,451
Wilmington
114,059
High Point
105,240
Concord
 
 
Oklahoma
681,054
Oklahoma City
413,066
Tulsa
128,026
Norman
113,540
Broken Arrow
94,428
Edmond
90,381
Lawton
62,793
Moore
58,409
Midwest City
51,308
Enid
48,394
Stillwater
 
 
Rhode Island
190,934
Providence
82,934
Cranston
82,823
Warwick
75,604
Pawtucket
47,139
East Providence
43,240
Woonsocket
25,163
Newport
22,583
Central Falls
18,423
Westerly
12,337
Newport East
 
 
Tennessee
689,447
Nashville
633,104
Memphis
190,740
Knoxville
181,099
Chattanooga
166,722
Clarksville
152,769
Murfreesboro
83,454
Franklin
71,046
Johnson City
68,205
Jackson
61,753
Hendersonville
 
 
Vermont
44,743
Burlington
20,292
South Burlington
15,807
Rutland
10,590
Essex Junction
8,795
Bennington
8,491
Barre
8,074
Montpelier
7,997
Winooski
7,352
Brattleboro
7,304
Middlebury
 
 
West Virginia
48,864
Charleston
46,842
Huntington
30,347
Morgantown
29,738
Parkersburg
27,052
Wheeling
19,163
Weirton
18,777
Martinsburg
18,416
Fairmont
17,286
Beckley
16,061
Clarksburg
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Level 74
Oct 3, 2022
What's a CDP FGS?
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Level 58
Oct 3, 2022
CDP = census designated place. This means that it is a place that is recognized by the U.S. Census for statistical purposes only but it is not incorporated as a city, town, etc.
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Level 79
Oct 5, 2022
I find it funny that 3 of the top 10 most populous cities in Idaho end in Falls:)

Also, how is Baltimore not on here?

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Level 58
Oct 7, 2022
Baltimore is on there, I'm not sure what you mean.
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Level 79
Oct 26, 2022
Oops, I guess it is.