Largest U.S. Cities by Population
2021 Metro Area Rankings
Rank City Name Population
1 New York City 18,823,000
2 Los Angeles 12,459,000
3 Chicago 8,877,000
4 Houston 6,491,000
5 Dallas-Fort Worth 6,397,000
6 Miami 6,167,000
7 Atlanta 5,911,000
8 Philadelphia 5,734,000
9 Washington DC 5,378,000
10 Phoenix 4,584,000
11 Boston 4,315,000
12 Detroit 3,530,000
13 Seattle 3,461,000
14 San Francisco 3,313,000
15 San Diego 3,272,000
16 Minneapolis 2,946,000
17 Tampa 2,911,000
18 Denver 2,862,000
19 Las Vegas 2,772,000
20 Riverside-San Bernardino 2,514,000
21 San Antonio 2,368,000
22 Baltimore 2,333,000
23 St. Louis 2,216,000
24 Portland 2,174,000
25 Sacramento 2,155,000
26 Charlotte 2,132,000
27 Austin 2,117,000
28 Orlando 2,002,000
29 Indianapolis 1,833,000
30 San Jose 1,799,000
31 Cleveland 1,760,000
32 Cincinnati 1,754,000
33 Pittsburgh 1,700,000
34 Kansas City 1,698,000
35 Columbus 1,666,000
36 Raleigh 1,498,000
37 Virginia Beach 1,479,000
38 Milwaukee 1,443,000
39 Jacksonville 1,297,000
40 Nashville 1,272,000
41 Providence 1,200,000
42 Salt Lake City 1,180,000
43 Memphis 1,156,000
44 Richmond 1,117,000
45 Louisville 1,098,000
46 McAllen 1,037,000
47 Hartford 1,004,000
48 New Orleans 998,000
49 Oklahoma City 998,000
50 Tucson 993,000
51 El Paso 963,000
52 Bridgeport-Stamford 955,000
53 Albuquerque 929,000
54 Honolulu 898,000
55 Temecula-Murrieta 892,000
56 Buffalo 886,000
57 Cape Coral 882,000
58 Birmingham 849,000
59 Omaha 843,000
60 Provo-Orem 793,000
61 Fresno 777,000
62 Tulsa 774,000
63 Allentown 770,000
64 Knoxville 756,000
65 Baton Rouge 746,000
66 Rochester 744,000
67 Sarasota-Bradenton 743,000
68 Dayton 741,000
69 Columbia, South Carolina 730,000
70 Ogden-Layton 725,000
71 Charleston-North Charleston 721,000
72 Bakersfield 705,000
73 Concord 688,000
74 Colorado Springs 677,000
75 Springfield 672,000
76 Mission Viejo 639,000
77 Albany 632,000
78 The Woodlands 609,000
79 Grand Rapids 601,000
80 New Haven 595,000
81 Akron 564,000
82 Victorville-Hesperia-Apple Valley 558,000
83 Des Moines 552,000
84 Worcester 552,000
85 Harrisburg 550,000
86 Kissimmee 549,000
87 Greenville 540,000
88 Port St. Lucie 533,000
89 Wichita 531,000
90 Fayetteville-Springdale 525,000
91 Palm Bay-Melbourne 524,000
92 Little Rock 521,000
93 Winston-Salem 519,000
94 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh 514,000
95 Reno 514,000
96 Toledo 509,000
97 Lancaster 505,000
98 Lancaster-Palmdale 504,000
99 Madison 494,000
100 Daytona Beach-Port Orange 487,000
101 Indio-Cathedral City-Palm Springs 478,000
102 Boise City 455,000
103 Spokane 452,000
104 Denton-Lewisville 452,000
105 Augusta-Richmond County 448,000
106 Bonita Springs-Naples 445,000
107 Stockton 441,000
108 Jackson, Mississippi 426,000
109 Durham 424,000
110 Chattanooga 423,000
111 Visalia 420,000
112 Syracuse 420,000
113 Modesto 414,000
114 Santa Clarita 404,000
115 Oxnard 399,000
116 Myrtle Beach 393,000
117 Huntsville 392,000
118 Round Lake Beach-McHenry-Grayslake 377,000
119 Scranton 375,000
120 Lafayette 367,000
121 Greensboro 365,000
122 Montgomery 360,000
123 Asheville 360,000
124 Antioch 359,000
125 Pensacola 356,000
126 Youngstown 355,000
127 Springfield, Missouri 353,000
128 Lakeland 351,000
129 Fayetteville 349,000
130 Corpus Christi 348,000
131 Flint 344,000
132 Fort Collins 343,000
133 Fort Wayne 341,000
134 Lexington-Fayette 337,000
135 Mobile 333,000
136 Santa Rosa 333,000
137 Trenton 331,000
138 Savannah 329,000
139 Ann Arbor 329,000
140 Lansing 326,000
141 Rockford 326,000
142 Shreveport 323,000
143 Laredo 322,000
Largest World Cities by Population
2021 Metro Area Rankings
Rank City Country Population
1 Tokyo Japan 37,340,000
2 Delhi India 31,181,000
3 Shanghai China 27,796,000
4 Sao Paulo Brazil 22,237,000
5 Mexico City Mexico 21,919,000
6 Dhaka Bangladesh 21,741,000
7 Cairo Egypt 21,323,000
8 Beijing China 20,897,000
9 Mumbai India 20,668,000
10 Osaka Japan 19,111,000
11 New York City United States 18,823,000
12 Karachi Pakistan 16,459,000
13 Chongqing China 16,382,000
14 Istanbul Turkey 15,415,000
15 Buenos Aires Argentina 15,258,000
16 Calcutta India 14,974,000
17 Kinshasa Republic of Congo 14,970,000
18 Lagos Nigeria 14,862,000
19 Manila Philippines 14,159,000
20 Tianjin China 13,794,000
21 Guangzhou, Guangdong China 13,635,000
22 Rio de Janeiro Brazil 13,544,000
23 Lahore Pakistan 13,095,000
24 Bangalore India 12,765,000
25 Moscow Russia 12,593,000
26 Shenzhen China 12,592,000
27 Los Angeles United States 12,459,000
28 Madras India 11,235,000
29 Bogota Colombia 11,167,000
30 Paris France 11,079,000
31 Jakarta Indonesia 10,915,000
32 Lima Peru 10,883,000
33 Bangkok Thailand 10,723,000
34 Hyderabad India 10,269,000
35 Seoul South Korea 9,968,000
36 Nagoya Japan 9,566,000
37 Chengdu China 9,305,000
38 Tehran Iran 9,259,000
39 Nanjing, Jiangsu China 9,144,000
40 Chicago United States 8,877,000
41 Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam 8,838,000
42 Luanda Angola 8,632,000
43 Wuhan China 8,473,000
44 Xian, Shaanxi China 8,275,000
45 Ahmadabad India 8,253,000
46 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 8,211,000
47 Hangzhou China 7,846,000
48 Hong Kong Hong Kong 7,598,000
49 Surat India 7,490,000
50 Dongguan China 7,452,000
51 Suzhou, Jiangsu China 7,427,000
52 Foshan China 7,407,000
53 Riyadh Saudi Arabia 7,388,000
54 Shenyang China 7,374,000
55 Baghdad Iraq 7,323,000
56 Dar es Salaam Tanzania 7,047,000
57 Santiago Chile 6,812,000
58 Poona India 6,808,000
59 Madrid Spain 6,669,000
60 Haerbin China 6,526,000
61 Houston United States 6,491,000
62 Dallas-Fort Worth United States 6,397,000
63 Toronto Canada 6,255,000
64 Miami United States 6,167,000
65 Belo Horizonte Brazil 6,140,000
66 Singapore Singapore 5,992,000
67 Khartoum Sudan 5,989,000
68 Johannesburg South Africa 5,927,000
69 Atlanta United States 5,911,000
70 Dalian China 5,776,000
71 Qingdao China 5,742,000
72 Philadelphia United States 5,734,000
73 Barcelona Spain 5,624,000
74 Kitakyushu-Fukuoka Japan 5,516,000
75 Jinan, Shandong China 5,514,000
76 Zhengzhou China 5,510,000
77 Saint Petersburg Russia 5,504,000
78 Yangon Myanmar 5,422,000
79 Alexandria Egypt 5,381,000
80 Washington DC United States 5,378,000
81 Abidjan Cote dIvoire 5,355,000
82 Guadalajara Mexico 5,259,000
83 Ankara Turkey 5,216,000
84 Chittagong Bangladesh 5,133,000
85 Melbourne Australia 5,061,000
86 Addis Ababa Ethiopia 5,006,000
87 Sydney Australia 4,992,000
88 Monterrey Mexico 4,956,000
89 Nairobi Kenya 4,922,000
90 Ha Noi Vietnam 4,875,000
91 Brasilia Brazil 4,728,000
92 Cape Town South Africa 4,710,000
93 Jiddah Saudi Arabia 4,697,000
94 Changsha China 4,695,000
95 Phoenix United States 4,584,000
96 Kunming China 4,551,000
97 Wulumqi China 4,544,000
98 Changchun China 4,521,000
99 Xinbei Taiwan 4,435,000
100 Shantou China 4,408,000
101 Hefei China 4,371,000
102 Kabul Afghanistan 4,336,000
103 Boston United States 4,315,000
104 Rome Italy 4,278,000
105 Tel Aviv-Jaffa Israel 4,264,000
106 Ningbo China 4,264,000
107 Montreal Canada 4,247,000
108 Shijiazhuang China 4,199,000
109 Recife Brazil 4,175,000
110 Yaounde Cameroon 4,164,000
111 Porto Alegre Brazil 4,161,000
112 Fortaleza Brazil 4,120,000
113 Kano Nigeria 4,103,000
114 Medellin Colombia 4,034,000
115 Jaipur India 4,008,000
116 Taiyuan, Shanxi China 3,976,000
117 Nanning China 3,974,000
118 Ekurhuleni South Africa 3,970,000
119 Salvador Brazil 3,880,000
120 Casablanca Morocco 3,794,000
121 Douala Cameroon 3,793,000
122 Xiamen China 3,791,000
123 Fuzhou, Fujian China 3,765,000
124 Lucknow India 3,765,000
125 Changzhou, Jiangsu China 3,750,000
126 Calicut India 3,742,000
127 Curitiba Brazil 3,726,000
128 Wenzhou China 3,725,000
129 Nanchang China 3,710,000
130 Ibadan Nigeria 3,649,000
131 Malappuram India 3,609,000
132 Berlin Germany 3,567,000
133 Tangshan, Hebei China 3,563,000
134 Faisalabad Pakistan 3,542,000
135 Antananarivo Madagascar 3,532,000
136 Detroit United States 3,530,000
137 Bekasi Indonesia 3,510,000
138 Kumasi Ghana 3,490,000
139 Kampala Uganda 3,470,000
140 Busan South Korea 3,466,000
141 Abuja Nigeria 3,464,000
142 Seattle United States 3,461,000
143 Guiyang China 3,407,000
144 Asuncion Paraguay 3,394,000
145 Santo Domingo Dominican Republic 3,389,000
146 Campinas Brazil 3,344,000
147 Wuxi, Jiangsu China 3,315,000
148 San Francisco United States 3,313,000
149 San Diego United States 3,272,000
150 Mashhad Iran 3,264,000