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US Cities with a Population Over 100,000

As of the 2020 census, an estimated 330 cities and census designated places in the United States and its inhabited territories have a population of at least 100,000.
Abbreviations are acceptable (Ft for Fort, St for Saint, etc.)
For name duplicates, state names are not required for clarification (i.e. Springfield)
States and territories that have no cities with a population over 100,000 and the five boroughs of New York City are included for reference. States are highlighted in red, territories in yellow, and boroughs in blue.
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State
Nat. Rank
St. Rank
City
Population
NY
1
1
New York City
8,253,213
CA
2
1
Los Angeles
3,970,219
IL
3
1
Chicago
2,677,643
Borough of New York City
Brooklyn
2,538,934
TX
4
1
Houston
2,316,120
Borough of New York City
Queens
2,225,821
West Virginia
1,793,716
AZ
5
1
Phoenix
1,708,127
Borough of New York City
Manhattan
1,611,989
PA
6
1
Philadelphia
1,578,487
TX
7
2
San Antonio
1,567,118
CA
8
2
San Diego
1,422,420
Borough of New York City
The Bronx
1,401,142
Maine
1,362,359
TX
9
3
Dallas
1,343,266
CA
10
3
San Jose
1,013,616
TX
11
4
Austin
995,484
Delaware
989,948
TX
12
5
Fort Worth
927,720
FL
13
1
Jacksonville
920,570
OH
14
1
Columbus
903,852
NC
15
1
Charlotte
900,350
IN
16
1
Indianapolis
877,903
CA
17
4
San Francisco
866,606
WA
18
1
Seattle
769,714
CO
19
1
Denver
735,538
DC
20
1
Washington
712,816
MA
21
1
Boston
691,531
TX
22
6
El Paso
681,534
TN
23
1
Nashville
671,295
MI
24
1
Detroit
665,369
NV
25
1
Las Vegas
662,368
OK
26
1
Oklahoma City
662,314
OR
27
1
Portland
656,751
TN
28
2
Memphis
649,705
Vermont
643,077
KY
29
1
Louisville
618,338
WI
30
1
Milwaukee
589,067
MD
31
1
Baltimore
586,131
Wyoming
576,851
NM
32
1
Albuquerque
562,540
AZ
33
2
Tucson
553,571
CA
34
5
Fresno
530,267
AZ
35
3
Mesa
528,159
CA
36
6
Sacramento
512,838
GA
37
1
Atlanta
512,550
MO
38
1
Kansas City
497,159
CO
39
2
Colorado Springs
482,131
NE
40
1
Omaha
478,393
Borough of New York City
Staten Island
475,327
NC
41
2
Raleigh
474,414
FL
42
2
Miami
471,525
CA
43
7
Long Beach
454,681
VA
44
1
Virginia Beach
451,231
MN
45
1
Minneapolis
433,111
CA
46
8
Oakland
424,891
FL
47
3
Tampa
407,599
OK
48
2
Tulsa
403,166
TX
49
7
Arlington
398,864
KS
50
1
Wichita
391,731
LA
51
1
New Orleans
389,476
CO
52
3
Aurora
387,377
CA
53
9
Bakersfield
385,725
OH
54
2
Cleveland
378,589
CA
55
10
Anaheim
353,676
HI
56
1
Honolulu
341,555
CA
57
11
Santa Ana
331,301
CA
58
12
Riverside
330,786
NV
59
2
Henderson
329,172
TX
60
8
Corpus Christi
327,248
KY
61
2
Lexington
324,735
PR
62
1
San Juan
312,975
CA
63
13
Stockton
312,716
MN
64
2
Saint Paul
306,717
OH
65
3
Cincinnati
304,548
PA
66
2
Pittsburgh
299,226
NC
67
3
Greensboro
297,878
MO
68
2
St. Louis
297,645
TX
69
9
Plano
291,296
NE
70
2
Lincoln
290,505
FL
71
4
Orlando
289,457
AK
72
1
Anchorage
287,095
NC
73
4
Durham
285,897
CA
74
14
Irvine
283,700
NJ
75
1
Newark
282,520
CA
76
15
Chula Vista
272,979
IN
77
2
Fort Wayne
272,398
OH
78
4
Toledo
271,455
FL
79
5
St. Petersburg
267,802
AZ
80
4
Chandler
265,398
TX
81
10
Laredo
263,640
WI
82
2
Madison
263,094
NJ
83
2
Jersey City
262,664
AZ
84
5
Scottsdale
262,647
TX
85
11
Lubbock
262,611
NV
86
3
North Las Vegas
260,098
NV
87
4
Reno
259,290
AZ
88
6
Gilbert
257,658
AZ
89
7
Glendale
255,307
NY
90
2
Buffalo
254,479
NC
91
5
Winston-Salem
248,112
VA
92
2
Chesapeake
247,011
VA
93
3
Norfolk
242,803
TX
94
12
Irving
240,916
TX
95
13
Garland
238,139
CA
96
16
Fremont
234,569
VA
97
4
Richmond
232,226
FL
98
6
Hialeah
232,037
ID
99
1
Boise
229,776
NV
100
5
Paradise
223,176
WA
101
2
Spokane
222,050
WA
102
3
Tacoma
219,945
LA
103
2
Baton Rouge
219,052
CA
104
17
San Bernardino
217,491
CA
105
18
Fontana
216,173
CA
106
19
Modesto
215,666
CA
107
20
Moreno Valley
212,349
IA
108
1
Des Moines
212,312
NC
109
6
Fayetteville
211,705
CA
110
21
Santa Clarita
209,990
TX
111
14
Frisco
209,980
FL
112
7
Port St. Lucie
209,715
TX
113
15
McKinney
208,272
CA
114
22
Oxnard
207,945
VA
115
5
Arlington
207,627
AL
116
1
Birmingham
206,950
NY
117
3
Rochester
205,225
UT
118
1
Salt Lake City
204,087
AL
119
2
Huntsville
202,964
FL
120
8
Cape Coral
200,972
AZ
121
8
Tempe
200,402
NY
122
4
Yonkers
200,040
MI
123
2
Grand Rapids
200,031
TX
124
16
Amarillo
199,654
CA
125
23
Huntington Beach
198,246
AR
126
1
Little Rock
197,866
CA
127
24
Glendale
197,747
GA
128
2
Augusta
197,468
KS
129
2
Overland Park
197,381
GA
130
3
Columbus
196,442
IL
131
2
Aurora
196,383
FL
132
9
Tallahassee
196,326
AL
133
3
Montgomery
196,268
OH
134
5
Akron
195,994
TX
135
17
Grand Prairie
195,272
TN
136
3
Knoxville
190,223
NV
137
6
Sunrise Manor
189,372
SD
138
1
Sioux Falls
187,809
AL
139
4
Mobile
187,746
WA
140
4
Vancouver
186,192
LA
141
3
Shreveport
184,786
TN
142
4
Chattanooga
184,742
MA
143
2
Worcester
184,570
TX
144
18
Brownsville
183,428
CA
145
25
Ontario
183,393
FL
146
10
Fort Lauderdale
182,245
AZ
147
9
Peoria
179,872
RI
148
1
Providence
179,270
VA
149
6
Newport News
179,062
CA
150
26
Rancho Cucamonga
178,849
NV
151
7
Spring Valley
178,395
CA
152
27
Elk Grove
177,302
OR
153
2
Salem
175,891
CA
154
28
Oceanside
174,648
CA
155
29
Santa Rosa
174,613
FL
156
11
Pembroke Pines
174,414
NC
157
7
Cary
173,587
OR
158
3
Eugene
173,236
CA
159
30
Garden Grove
171,366
CA
160
31
Corona
170,996
Guam
168,485
CO
161
4
Fort Collins
168,234
MO
162
3
Springfield
168,090
PR
163
2
Bayamón
166,499
TN
164
5
Clarksville
161,247
VA
165
7
Alexandria
158,726
CA
166
32
Hayward
157,966
MS
167
1
Jackson
157,821
CO
168
5
Lakewood
157,429
CA
169
33
Lancaster
155,822
CA
170
34
Salinas
154,868
FL
171
12
Hollywood
154,611
TX
172
19
Killeen
153,991
GA
173
4
Macon
152,737
KS
174
3
Kansas City
152,727
MA
175
3
Springfield
152,646
CA
176
35
Sunnyvale
151,746
TN
177
6
Murfreesboro
150,757
CA
178
36
Palmdale
150,498
CA
179
37
Escondido
149,943
TX
180
20
Pasadena
149,440
CA
181
38
Pomona
149,212
CO
182
6
Thornton
148,113
WA
183
5
Bellevue
148,073
IL
184
3
Naperville
147,986
AZ
185
10
Surprise
147,965
TX
186
21
Denton
147,515
TX
187
22
Midland
147,069
IL
188
4
Joliet
146,673
PR
189
3
Carolina
144,958
IL
190
5
Rockford
144,835
NJ
191
3
Paterson
144,801
CA
192
39
Roseville
144,725
TX
193
23
McAllen
143,751
GA
194
5
Savannah
143,632
CT
195
1
Bridgeport
143,525
KS
196
4
Olathe
141,665
CA
197
40
Torrance
141,553
TX
198
24
Waco
141,377
NY
199
5
Syracuse
141,229
FL
200
13
Miramar
141,150
CA
201
41
Pasadena
141,045
CA
202
42
Fullerton
139,921
OH
203
6
Dayton
139,907
SC
204
1
Charleston
139,892
TX
25
Carrollton
TX
206
26
Mesquite
138,916
LA
207
4
Metairie
138,481
CA
208
43
Orange
138,192
TX
209
27
Round Rock
137,575
VA
210
8
Hampton
135,464
CA
211
44
Visalia
135,007
FL
212
14
Gainesville
135,004
IA
213
2
Cedar Rapids
134,027
UT
214
2
West Valley City
133,894
FL
215
15
Coral Springs
133,519
MI
216
3
Warren
132,877
SC
217
2
Columbia
132,130
MI
218
4
Sterling Heights
131,709
CT
219
2
Stamford
131,397
CA
220
45
Santa Clara
131,055
CT
221
3
New Haven
130,801
WA
222
6
Kent
130,676
PR
223
4
Ponce
128,858
CA
224
46
Concord
128,544
NJ
225
4
Elizabeth
128,382
LA
226
5
Lafayette
126,535
CA
227
47
East Los Angeles
126,496
GA
228
6
Athens
126,391
CA
229
48
Thousand Oaks
126,310
OK
230
3
Norman
125,762
TX
231
28
Odessa
125,413
ND
232
1
Fargo
125,209
CA
233
49
Simi Valley
125,168
CA
234
50
Victorville
124,982
NC
235
8
Wilmington
124,794
MO
236
4
Columbia
124,769
KS
237
5
Topeka
124,558
TX
238
29
Abilene
124,407
TX
239
30
Pearland
123,562
PR
240
5
Caguas
123,421
CA
241
51
Berkeley
122,726
CO
242
7
Arvada
121,936
CT
243
4
Hartford
121,535
PA
244
3
Allentown
121,470
ID
245
2
Meridian
121,182
TX
246
31
Richardson
121,112
CA
247
52
Vallejo
120,747
MN
248
3
Rochester
119,862
MI
249
5
Ann Arbor
119,280
TX
250
32
College Station
119,260
MA
251
4
Cambridge
119,192
SC
252
3
North Charleston
118,752
IN
253
3
Evansville
118,407
TX
254
33
Sugar Land
117,875
CA
255
53
Clovis
117,662
CA
256
54
Fairfield
117,580
MI
257
6
Lansing
117,540
FL
258
16
Palm Bay
116,932
MO
259
5
Independence
116,774
FL
260
17
Clearwater
116,552
UT
261
3
West Jordan
116,530
CA
262
55
Murrieta
116,522
UT
263
4
Provo
116,295
CA
264
56
Carlsbad
115,599
TX
265
34
Beaumont
115,473
FL
266
18
Lakeland
115,283
CO
267
8
Westminster
115,046
CA
268
57
Temecula
113,878
IL
269
6
Springfield
113,671
NC
270
9
High Point
113,565
FL
271
19
West Palm Beach
112,782
CO
272
9
Pueblo
112,751
NH
273
1
Manchester
112,546
WA
274
7
Everett
112,482
CA
275
58
Costa Mesa
112,366
FL
276
20
Pompano Beach
112,360
CA
277
59
El Monte
112,344
TX
278
35
Lewisville
112,232
OK
279
4
Broken Arrow
111,648
CA
280
60
Antioch
111,605
OR
281
4
Hillsboro
110,985
MA
282
5
Lowell
110,904
IL
283
7
Elgin
110,196
CO
284
10
Centennial
110,156
CA
285
61
Richmond
110,038
OR
286
5
Gresham
110,031
GA
287
7
Sandy Springs
109,928
CA
288
62
Jurupa Valley
109,745
MT
289
1
Billings
109,736
IL
290
8
Peoria
109,428
TX
291
36
Allen
109,379
CA
292
63
Downey
109,202
FL
293
21
Miami Gardens
109,131
CO
294
11
Greeley
108,958
NV
295
8
Enterprise
108,481
TX
296
37
League City
108,477
TX
297
38
Tyler
108,222
CO
298
12
Boulder
107,645
CA
299
64
Inglewood
107,203
CA
300
65
Ventura
107,110
NV
301
9
Sparks
106,900
CT
302
5
Waterbury
106,621
FL
303
22
Davie
106,306
U.S. Virgin Islands
106,235
CA
304
66
Daly City
105,868
CA
305
67
Santa Maria
105,851
TX
306
39
Wichita Falls
105,405
NM
307
2
Las Cruces
105,096
CA
308
68
Rialto
104,132
WI
309
3
Green Bay
103,836
CA
310
69
West Covina
103,656
FL
311
23
Brandon
103,483
ID
312
3
Nampa
103,215
WA
313
8
Spokane Valley
102,893
CA
314
70
Chico
102,867
AL
315
5
Tuscaloosa
102,819
CA
316
71
Norwalk
102,635
GA
317
8
South Fulton
102,567
CA
318
72
El Cajon
102,401
CA
319
73
San Mateo
102,398
TX
320
40
Edinburg
102,374
OR
321
6
Bend
101,886
IN
322
4
South Bend
101,868
CA
323
74
Burbank
101,866
IA
324
3
Davenport
101,799
IN
325
5
Carmel
101,643
TX
326
41
San Angelo
101,612
WA
327
9
Renton
101,494
MO
328
6
Lee's Summit
101,467
CA
329
75
Vacaville
101,332
CA
330
76
Vista
100,636
Northern Mariana Islands
51,433
American Samoa
49,437
8 Comments
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Level 95
Sep 18, 2016
317 answers in 4 minutes? I suspect I might not be the only person to struggle with that...
+1
Level 68
Sep 18, 2016
Indeed. Good quiz but needs more time.
+3
Level 63
Sep 18, 2016
Fixed it! Sorry about that, just forgot the default was 4:00!
+2
Level 70
Sep 20, 2016
Can you accept "St" for "Saint", "Ft" for "Fort", and other common abbreviations?
+1
Level 55
Sep 27, 2016
You should specify that this also includes CDP's & unincorporated places
+1
Level 89
Jun 7, 2018
Murrieta is misspelled with 2 T's in your list, so it does not accept the correct spelling.
+1
Level 51
Apr 4, 2022
Can you accept "Scotsdale" for Scottsdale?
+1
Level 89
Aug 1, 2022
For 2020, it's missing New Bedford, Brockton, Lynn, and Quincy in Massachusetts.