Most populated U.S. cities in 2018

This statistic shows the top 25 cities in the United States with the highest resident population as of July 1, 2018. There were about 8.4 million people living in New York City as of July 2018.

Top 25 cities in the U.S. with the highest resident population in 2018

Number of resident population in 1,000
New York city, New York 8,398.75
Los Angeles city, California 3,990.46
Chicago city, Illinois 2,705.99
Houston city, Texas 2,325.5
Phoenix city, Arizona 1,660.27
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania 1,584.14
San Antonio city, Texas 1,532.23
San Diego city, California 1,425.98
Dallas city, Texas 1,345.05
San Jose city, California 1,030.12
Austin city, Texas 964.25
Jacksonville city, Florida 903.89
Fort Worth city, Texas 895.01
Columbus city, Ohio 892.53
San Francisco city, California 883.31
Charlotte city, North Carolina 872.5
Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana 867.13
Seattle city, Washington 744.96
Denver city, Colorado 716.49
Washington city, District of Columbia 702.46
Boston city, Massachusetts 694.58
El Paso city, Texas 682.67
Detroit city, Michigan 672.66
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee 669.05
Portland city, Oregon 653.12
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Release date

May 2019


United States

Survey time period

As of July 1, 2018

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