The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places in the United States. As defined by the United States Census Bureau, an “incorporated place” includes a variety of designations, including a city, town, village, borough, and municipality. Some census-designated places may also be included in the Census Bureau’s listing of incorporated places.

Rank City State Population
1 New York New York 8,391,881
2 Los Angeles California 3,831,868
3 Chicago Illinois 2,851,268
4 Houston Texas 2,257,926
5 Phoenix Arizona 1,593,659
6 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,547,297
7 San Antonio Texas 1,373,668
8 San Diego California 1,306,300
9 Dallas Texas 1,299,542
10 San Jose California 964,695
11 Detroit Michigan 910,921
12 San Francisco California 815,358
13 Jacksonville Florida 813,518
14 Indianapolis Indiana 807,584
15 Austin Texas 786,386
16 Columbus Ohio 769,332
17 Fort Worth Texas 727,577
18 Charlotte North Carolina 709,441
19 Memphis Tennessee 676,640
20 Boston Massachusetts 645,169
21 Baltimore Maryland 637,418
22 El Paso Texas 620,456
23 Seattle Washington 616,627
24 Denver Colorado 610,345
25 Nashville Tennessee 605,473
26 Milwaukee Wisconsin 605,013
27 Washington District of Columbia 599,657
28 Las Vegas Nevada 567,641
29 Louisville Kentucky 566,503
30 Portland Oregon 566,143
31 Oklahoma City Oklahoma 560,333
32 Tucson Arizona 543,910
33 Atlanta Georgia 540,922
34 Albuquerque New Mexico 529,219
35 Kansas City Missouri 482,299
36 Fresno California 479,918
37 Mesa Arizona 467,157
38 Sacramento California 466,676
39 Long Beach California 462,604
40 Omaha Nebraska 454,731
41 Virginia Beach Virginia 433,575
42 Miami Florida 433,136
43 Cleveland Ohio 431,369
44 Oakland California 409,189
45 Raleigh North Carolina 405,612
46 Colorado Springs Colorado 399,827
47 Tulsa Oklahoma 389,625
48 Minneapolis Minnesota 385,378
49 Arlington Texas 380,085
50 Honolulu Hawaii 374,658