Top 25 cities in the U.S. with the highest resident population in 2017 (in 1,000)

Most populated U.S. cities in 2017 This statistic shows the top 25 cities in the United States with the highest resident population as of July 1, 2017. There were about 8.6 million people living in New York City as of July 2017.
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Number of resident population in 1,000
New York city, New York8,622.7
Los Angeles city, California 3,999.8
Chicago city, Illinois 2,716.45
Houston city, Texas 2,312.72
Phoenix city, Arizona 1,626.1
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania 1,580.86
San Antonio city, Texas 1,511.95
San Diego city, California 1,419.52
Dallas city, Texas 1,341.1
San Jose city, California 1,035.32
Austin city, Texas 950.72
Jacksonville city, Florida 892.06
San Francisco city, California 884.36
Columbus city, Ohio 879.17
Fort Worth city, Texas 874.17
Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana 863
Charlotte city, North Carolina 859.04
Seattle city, Washington 724.75
Denver city, Colorado 704.62
Washington city, District of Columbia 693.97
Boston city, Massachusetts 685.1
El Paso city, Texas 683.57
Detroit city, Michigan 673.1
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee 667.56
Memphis city, Tennessee 652.24
Number of resident population in 1,000
New York city, New York8,622.7
Los Angeles city, California 3,999.8
Chicago city, Illinois 2,716.45
Houston city, Texas 2,312.72
Phoenix city, Arizona 1,626.1
Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania 1,580.86
San Antonio city, Texas 1,511.95
San Diego city, California 1,419.52
Dallas city, Texas 1,341.1
San Jose city, California 1,035.32
Austin city, Texas 950.72
Jacksonville city, Florida 892.06
San Francisco city, California 884.36
Columbus city, Ohio 879.17
Fort Worth city, Texas 874.17
Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana 863
Charlotte city, North Carolina 859.04
Seattle city, Washington 724.75
Denver city, Colorado 704.62
Washington city, District of Columbia 693.97
Boston city, Massachusetts 685.1
El Paso city, Texas 683.57
Detroit city, Michigan 673.1
Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee 667.56
Memphis city, Tennessee 652.24
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This statistic shows the top 25 cities in the United States with the highest resident population as of July 1, 2017. There were about 8.6 million people living in New York City as of July 2017.
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May 2018
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United States
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As of July 1, 2017
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