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US Cities Population

As on 2022, There are total 795 US cities with the population of fifty thousand and over as per the 2020 US Census, out of these ten US cities are with population of one million and over, twenty-seven cities are with population ranging between five-hundred thousand to one million. 84 US cities are between two-hundred thousand and five-hundred thousand. 200 US cities are between one-hundred thousand to two-hundred thousand.

Most Expensive US Cities

New York City: New York City makes the top spot for the most expensive US Cities, with the population of 8.2 million and by 2019, Manhattan has the highest price per square foot in the USA with approximate price of $1400 per square foot. The median cost of the homes in New York City is $680,800 and median rent is $1,483. The median monthly owner costs with mortgage is $2,798 and median monthly owner costs without mortgage is $937.

San Francisco, California: San Francisco is main center for technology jobs, Thousands of tech companies have their headquarters in the silicon valley. Big names like Apple, Facebook, Intel and Tesla are located nearby, bringing billions of economy. San Francisco is the second most expensive city in US cities.

Honolulu, Hawaii: Honolulu city is the third most expensive in the list of US cities, Honolulu residents pay a more money for everything. Groceries run about 70.9% more, while housing costs 232% more, utilities cost 102.2% more Transportation cost 44% more, and healthcare costs 13% higher than national average.

Boston, Massachusetts: Boston enjoys a robust infrastructure for higher education, a booming technological area that rivals Silicon Valley. Boston is the fourth expensive city in the United States, Groceries cost 69% more, Transportation 10% more and Health care 25% higher than the US average.

Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C. is the largest employer in the nation's capitol, federal government accounts for one quarter of jobs in the city. Washington, D.C. has become a vibrant city with many full time residents and is the fifth most expensive city in the US.

Oakland, California: Oakland city is cheaper alternative to San Francisco, But in the recent times, the city became expensive place to live than most of the cities.

San Jose, California: San Jose is comparatively little bit cheaper than SF, located commuting distance of San Francisco and Oakland. The median household income hovers at over 1 million.

San Diego, California: San Diego is the ideal place for sunny skies and sandy beaches, and cool enough to enjoy through out the year.

Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles has the most popular areas of Hollywood and Beverly Hills, while median home prices and rents are approximately 2.6 and 2.8 times higher.

Miami, Florida: Miami is the tenth most expensive city in United States, It is the coastal metropolis with numerous financial institutions and largest ship port in US.

US Fast Growing Cities

US cities considering the population of greater than two-hundred thousand people, by 2022 Frisco city is the most fast growing city with change of 71.4% from 2010 to 2020 in the United States with the total 83,520 people moved to this city in Texas followed by McKinney is the second fast growing with 49% increase of 64,191 people, Irvine is the third fast growing city with 44.9% increase of 95,295, Murfreesboro in Tennessee State with 40.5% increase of 44,015, Santa Clarita of California with 29.7% increase of 52,353 people, Orlando city of Florida with 21.5% increase of 69,273 people, also lists in dangerous cities of Florida.

Populations below one-hundred thousand are, Herriman city of Utah State with 153.1% increase of 33,359 people, Queen Creek town of Arizona with 125.8% increase of 33,158, Leander city of Texas with 123.2% increase of 32,681, Kirkland city of Washington with 88.9 increase of 43,388, Buckeye city of Arizona with 79.9 increase of 40,626 people according to 2020 Census. The 30 fastest-growing cities from April 2010 to April 2020 are

RankUS Growing CitiesStatePopulation(2010)Population(2020)Change, 2010-2020Percent
1Frisco cityTexas116,989200,50983,52071.4
2McKinney cityTexas131,117195,30864,19149.0
3Irvine cityCalifornia212,375307,67095,29544.9
4Murfreesboro cityTennessee108,755152,76944,01440.5
5Santa Clarita cityCalifornia176,320228,67352,35329.7
6Cary townNorth Carolina135,234174,72139,48729.2
7Orlando cityFlorida238,300307,57369,27329.1
8Gilbert townArizona208,453267,91859,46528.5
9Cape Coral cityFlorida154,305194,01639,71125.7
10Sioux Falls citySouth Dakota153,888192,51738,62925.1
11Charleston citySouth Carolina120,083150,22730,14425.1
12Port St. Lucie cityFlorida164,603204,85140,24824.5
13Durham cityNorth Carolina228,330283,50655,17624.2
14Bellevue cityWashington122,363151,85429,49124.1
15Fort Worth cityTexas741,206918,915177,70924.0
16Peoria cityArizona154,065190,98536,92024.0
17Henderson cityNevada257,729317,61059,88123.2
18Austin cityTexas790,390961,855171,46521.7
19Seattle cityWashington608,660737,015128,35521.1
20Seattle cityWashington608,660737,015128,35521.1
21North Las Vegas cityNevada216,961262,52745,56621.0
22Charlotte cityNorth Carolina731,424874,579143,15519.6
23Huntsville cityAlabama180,105215,00634,90119.4
24Denver cityColorado600,158715,522115,36419.2
25Omaha cityNebraska408,958486,05177,09318.9
26Aurora cityColorado325,078386,26161,18318.8
27Atlanta cityGeorgia420,003498,71578,71218.7
28Irving cityTexas216,290256,68440,39418.7
29Jersey City cityNew Jersey247,597292,44944,85218.1
30Vancouver cityWashington161,791190,91529,12418.0

US cities most dangerous

The most dangerous cities in the United States in 2022 are, Detroit overtook St. Louis as the new most dangerous city., Other cities of violent crime rates are Memphis, Baltimore, Springfield, Little Rock, Cleveland and Stockton. The US cities with highest crime rates and dangerous destinations are as below.

Detroit, Michigan: Detroit's crime rate is 1,965 incidents per 100,000 residents.

St. Louis, Missouri: St. Louis has a crime rate of 1,927 per 100,000 people.

Memphis, Tennessee: The crime rate in Memphis is 1,901 per 100,000 residents.

Baltimore, Maryland: The crime rate in Baltimore is 1,859 per 100,000 people.

Springfield, Missouri: The violent crime rate in Springfield is 1,519 per 100,000 residents.

Little Rock, Arkansas: The crime rate in Little Rock is 1,517 per 100,000 residents.

Cleveland, Ohio: The crime rate in Cleveland is 1,517 per 100,000 residents.

Stockton, California: The crime rate in Stockton is 1,397 per 100,000 residents.

Albuquerque, New Mexico: The crime rate in Albuquerque is 1,352 per 100,000 residents.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The violent crime rate in Milwaukee is 1,332 incidents per 100,000 residents.

Best US Cities to live

The Woodlands, Texas: The Woodlands of Texas State is the most scenic city with nature preserves, It is the best US city with low crime rate and low cost of living, This city has huge malls and good restaurants to dine and listed as one of the US Safest Cities.

Arlington, Virginia: Arlington of Virginia State is close to Washington D.C., is the second best city to live in the United States, It is popular for friendly city and nightlife.

Naperville, Illinois: Naperville of Illinois State is the suburb of Chicago, The city is third best in the United States, It is ranked for best in low crime rate in the United States.

Overland Park, Kansas: Oakland Park of Kansas State is suburb with high employment rate, public schools and outdoor activities.

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Cambridge of Massachusetts is the city adjacent to Boston having world popular institutions like Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Ann Arbor, Michigan: Ann Arbor of Michigan State has the most affordable housing with high employment rate.

Plano, Texas: Plano city of Texas State is popular for housing with affordable rates.

Columbia, Maryland: Columbia of Maryland is popular for young professionals with good employment rate and business opportunities.

Berkeley, California: Berkeley is the northern California city with good education institution and universities.

Bellevue, Washington: Bellevue of Washington State is close to Seattle about 20 minutes drive is a beautiful location in Washington.


US cities by population

According to 2020 US Census, Below is the list of US Cities by population.

RankPlace nameState namePopulation(2010)Population(2020)Change, 2010-2020Percent
1New York CityNew York8,175,1338,804,190629,0577.7
2Los AngelesCalifornia3,792,6213,898,747106,1262.8
3ChicagoIllinois2,695,5982,746,38850,7901.9
4HoustonTexas2,099,4512,304,580205,1299.8
5PhoenixArizona1,445,6321,608,139162,50711.2
6PhiladelphiaPennsylvania1,526,0061,603,79777,7915.1
7San AntonioTexas1,327,4071,434,625107,2188.1
8San Diego California1,307,4021,386,93279,5306.1
9DallasTexas1,197,8161,304,379106,5638.9
10San JoseCalifornia945,9421,013,24067,2987.1
11AustinTexas790,390961,855171,46521.7
12JacksonvilleFlorida821,784949,611127,82715.6
13Fort WorthTexas741,206918,915177,70924.0
14ColumbusOhio787,033905,748118,71515.1
15IndianapolisIndiana829,718897,04167,3238.1
16CharlotteNorth Carolina731,424874,579143,15519.6
17San FranciscoCalifornia805,235873,96568,7308.5
18LouisvilleKentucky741,096782,96941,8735.7
19SeattleWashington608,660737,015128,35521.1
20NashvilleTennessee626,681715,88489,20314.2
21DenverColorado600,158715,522115,36419.2
22WashingtonDistrict of Columbia601,723689,54587,82214.6
23Oklahoma CityOklahoma579,999681,054101,05517.4
24El PasoTexas649,121678,81529,6944.6
25BostonMassachusetts617,594675,64758,0539.4
26PortlandOregon583,776652,50368,72711.8
27Las VegasNevada583,756641,90358,14710.0
28DetroitMichigan713,777639,111-74,666-10.5
29MemphisTennessee646,889633,104-13,785-2.1
30BaltimoreMaryland620,961585,708-35,253-5.7
31MilwaukeeWisconsin594,833577,222-17,611-3.0
32AlbuquerqueNew Mexico545,852564,55918,7073.4
33TucsonArizona520,116542,62922,5134.3
34FresnoCalifornia494,665542,10747,4429.6
35SacramentoCalifornia466,488524,94358,45512.5
36Kansas CityMissouri459,787508,09048,30310.5
37MesaArizona439,041504,25865,21714.9
38AtlantaGeorgia420,003498,71578,71218.7
39OmahaNebraska408,958486,05177,09318.9
40Colorado SpringsColorado416,427478,96162,53415.0
41RaleighNorth Carolina403,892467,66563,77315.8
42Long BeachCalifornia462,257466,7424,4851.0
43Virginia BeachVirginia437,994459,47021,4764.9
44MiamiFlorida399,457442,24142,78410.7
45OaklandCalifornia390,724440,64649,92212.8
46MinneapolisMinnesota382,578429,95447,37612.4
47TulsaOklahoma391,906413,06621,1605.4
48BakersfieldCalifornia347,483403,45555,97216.1
49WichitaKansas382,368397,53215,1644.0
50ArlingtonTexas365,438394,26628,8287.9
51AuroraColorado325,078386,26161,18318.8
52TampaFlorida335,709384,95949,25014.7
53New OrleansLouisiana343,829383,99740,16811.7
54ClevelandOhio396,815372,624-24,191-6.1
55Urban HonoluluHawaii337,256350,96413,7084.1
56AnaheimCalifornia336,265346,82410,5593.1
57Lexington-Fayette urban countyKentucky295,803322,57026,7679.0
58StocktonCalifornia291,707320,80429,09710.0
59Corpus ChristiTexas305,215317,86312,6484.1
60HendersonNevada257,729317,61059,88123.2
61RiversideCalifornia303,871314,99811,1273.7
62NewarkNew Jersey277,140311,54934,40912.4
63St. PaulMinnesota285,068311,52726,4599.3
64Santa AnaCalifornia324,528310,227-14,301-4.4
65CincinnatiOhio296,943309,31712,3744.2
66IrvineCalifornia212,375307,67095,29544.9
67OrlandoFlorida238,300307,57369,27329.1
68PittsburghPennsylvania305,704302,971-2,733-0.9
69St. LouisMissouri319,294301,578-17,716-5.5
70GreensboroNorth Carolina269,666299,03529,36910.9
71JerseyNew Jersey247,597292,44944,85218.1
72Anchorage municipalityAlaska291,826291,247-579-0.2
73LincolnNebraska258,379291,08232,70312.7
74PlanoTexas259,841285,49425,6539.9
75DurhamNorth Carolina228,330283,50655,17624.2
76BuffaloNew York261,310278,34917,0396.5
77ChandlerArizona236,123275,98739,86416.9
78Chula VistaCalifornia243,916275,48731,57112.9
79ToledoOhio287,208270,871-16,337-5.7
80MadisonWisconsin233,209269,84036,63115.7
81Gilbert townArizona208,453267,91859,46528.5
82RenoNevada225,221264,16538,94417.3
83Fort WayneIndiana253,691263,88610,1954.0
84North Las VegasNevada216,961262,52745,56621.0
85St. PetersburgFlorida244,769258,30813,5395.5
86LubbockTexas229,573257,14127,56812.0
87IrvingTexas216,290256,68440,39418.7
88LaredoTexas236,091255,20519,1148.1
89Winston-SalemNorth Carolina229,617249,54519,9288.7
90ChesapeakeVirginia222,209249,42227,21312.2
91GlendaleArizona226,721248,32521,6049.5
92GarlandTexas226,876246,01819,1428.4
93ScottsdaleArizona217,385241,36123,97611.0
94NorfolkVirginia242,803238,005-4,798-2.0
95BoiseIdaho205,671235,68430,01314.6
96FremontCalifornia214,089230,50416,4157.7
97SpokaneWashington208,916228,98920,0739.6
98Santa ClaritaCalifornia176,320228,67352,35329.7
99Baton RougeLouisiana229,493227,470-2,023-0.9
100RichmondVirginia204,214226,61022,39611.0
101HialeahFlorida224,669223,109-1,560-0.7
102San BernardinoCalifornia209,924222,10112,1775.8
103TacomaWashington198,397219,34620,94910.6
104ModestoCalifornia201,165218,46417,2998.6
105HuntsvilleAlabama180,105215,00634,90119.4
106Des MoinesIowa203,433214,13310,7005.3
107YonkersNew York195,976211,56915,5938.0
108RochesterNew York210,565211,3287630.4
109Moreno ValleyCalifornia193,365208,63415,2697.9
110FayettevilleNorth Carolina200,564208,5017,9374.0
111FontanaCalifornia196,069208,39312,3246.3
112ColumbusGeorgia189,885206,92217,0379.0
113Augusta-Richmond CountyGeorgia200,549206,6076,0583.0
114WorcesterMassachusetts181,045206,51825,47314.1
115Port St. LucieFlorida164,603204,85140,24824.5
116Little RockArkansas193,524202,5919,0674.7
117OxnardCalifornia197,899202,0634,1642.1
118BirminghamAlabama212,237200,733-11,504-5.4
119MontgomeryAlabama205,764200,603-5,161-2.5
120FriscoTexas116,989200,50983,52071.4
121AmarilloTexas190,695200,3939,6985.1
122Salt LakeUtah186,440199,72313,2837.1
123Grand RapidsMichigan188,040198,91710,8775.8
124Huntington BeachCalifornia189,992198,7118,7194.6
125Overland ParkKansas173,372197,23823,86613.8
126GlendaleCalifornia191,719196,5434,8242.5
127TallahasseeFlorida181,376196,16914,7938.2
128Grand PrairieTexas175,396196,10020,70411.8
129McKinneyTexas131,117195,30864,19149.0
130Cape CoralFlorida154,305194,01639,71125.7
131Sioux FallsSouth Dakota153,888192,51738,62925.1
132PeoriaArizona154,065190,98536,92024.0
133ProvidenceRhode Island178,042190,93412,8927.2
134VancouverWashington161,791190,91529,12418.0
135KnoxvilleTennessee178,874190,74011,8666.6
136AkronOhio199,110190,469-8,641-4.3
137ShreveportLouisiana199,311187,593-11,718-5.9
138MobileAlabama195,111187,041-8,070-4.1
139BrownsvilleTexas175,023186,73811,7156.7
140Newport NewsVirginia180,719186,2475,5283.1
141Fort LauderdaleFlorida165,521182,76017,23910.4
142ChattanoogaTennessee167,674181,09913,4258.0
143TempeArizona161,719180,58718,86811.7
144AuroraIllinois197,899180,542-17,357-8.8
145Santa RosaCalifornia167,815178,12710,3126.1
146EugeneOregon156,185176,65420,46913.1
147Elk GroveCalifornia153,015176,12423,10915.1
148SalemOregon154,637175,53520,89813.5
149OntarioCalifornia163,924175,26511,3416.9
150Cary townNorth Carolina135,234174,72139,48729.2
151Rancho CucamongaCalifornia165,269174,4539,1845.6
152OceansideCalifornia167,086174,0686,9824.2
153LancasterCalifornia156,633173,51616,88310.8
154Garden GroveCalifornia170,883171,9491,0660.6
155Pembroke PinesFlorida154,750171,17816,42810.6
156Fort CollinsColorado143,986169,81025,82417.9
157PalmdaleCalifornia152,750169,45016,70010.9
158SpringfieldMissouri159,498169,1769,6786.1
159ClarksvilleTennessee132,929166,72233,79325.4
160SalinasCalifornia150,441163,54213,1018.7
161HaywardCalifornia144,186162,95418,76813.0
162PatersonNew Jersey146,199159,73213,5339.3
163AlexandriaVirginia139,966159,46719,50113.9
164Macon-Bibb CountyGeorgia(X)157,346(X)(X)
165CoronaCalifornia152,374157,1364,7623.1
166Kansas CityKansas145,786156,60710,8217.4
167LakewoodColorado142,980155,98413,0049.1
168SpringfieldMassachusetts153,060155,9292,8691.9
169SunnyvaleCalifornia140,081155,80515,72411.2
170JacksonMississippi173,514153,701-19,813-11.4
171KilleenTexas127,921153,09525,17419.7
172HollywoodFlorida140,768153,06712,2998.7
173MurfreesboroTennessee108,755152,76944,01440.5
174PasadenaTexas149,043151,9502,9072.0
175BellevueWashington122,363151,85429,49124.1
176PomonaCalifornia149,058151,7132,6551.8
177EscondidoCalifornia143,911151,0387,1275.0
178JolietIllinois147,433150,3622,9292.0
179CharlestonSouth Carolina120,083150,22730,14425.1
180MesquiteTexas139,824150,10810,2847.4
181NapervilleIllinois141,853149,5407,6875.4
182RockfordIllinois152,871148,655-4,216-2.8
183BridgeportConnecticut144,229148,6544,4253.1
184SyracuseNew York145,170148,6203,4502.4
185SavannahGeorgia136,286147,78011,4948.4
186RosevilleCalifornia118,788147,77328,98524.4
187TorranceCalifornia145,438147,0671,6291.1
188FullertonCalifornia135,161143,6178,4566.3
189SurpriseArizona117,517143,14825,63121.8
190McAllenTexas129,877142,21012,3339.5
191ThorntonColorado118,772141,86723,09519.4
192VisaliaCalifornia124,442141,38416,94213.6
193OlatheKansas125,872141,29015,41812.2
194GainesvilleFlorida124,354141,08516,73113.5
195West ValleyUtah129,480140,23010,7508.3
196OrangeCalifornia136,416139,9113,4952.6
197DentonTexas113,383139,86926,48623.4
198WarrenMichigan134,056139,3875,3314.0
199PasadenaCalifornia137,122138,6991,5771.2
200WacoTexas124,805138,48613,68111.0
201Cedar RapidsIowa126,326137,71011,3849.0
202DaytonOhio141,527137,644-3,883-2.7
203ElizabethNew Jersey124,969137,29812,3299.9
204HamptonVirginia137,436137,148-288-0.2
205ColumbiaSouth Carolina129,272136,6327,3605.7
206KentWashington92,411136,58844,17747.8
207StamfordConnecticut122,643135,47012,82710.5
208VictorvilleCalifornia115,903134,81018,90716.3
209MiramarFlorida122,041134,72112,68010.4
210Coral SpringsFlorida121,096134,39413,29811.0
211Sterling HeightsMichigan129,699134,3464,6473.6
212New HavenConnecticut129,779134,0234,2443.3
213CarrolltonTexas119,097133,43414,33712.0
214MidlandTexas111,147132,52421,37719.2
215Athens-Clarke CountyGeorgia116,714128,67111,95710.2
216NormanOklahoma110,925128,02617,10115.4
217Santa ClaraCalifornia116,468127,64711,1799.6
218Thousand OaksCalifornia126,683126,9662830.2
219TopekaKansas127,473126,587-886-0.7
220Simi ValleyCalifornia124,237126,3562,1191.7
221ColumbiaMissouri108,500126,25417,75416.4
222VallejoCalifornia115,942126,09010,1488.8
223FargoNorth Dakota105,549125,99020,44119.4
224AllentownPennsylvania118,032125,8457,8136.6
225PearlandTexas91,252125,82834,57637.9
226ConcordCalifornia122,067125,4103,3432.7
227AbileneTexas117,063125,1828,1196.9
228ArvadaColorado106,433124,40217,96916.9
229BerkleyCalifornia112,580124,32111,74110.4
230Ann ArborMichigan113,934123,8519,9178.7
231IndependenceMissouri116,830123,0116,1815.3
232RochesterMinnesota106,769121,39514,62613.7
233LafayetteLouisiana120,623121,3747510.6
234HartfordConnecticut124,775121,054-3,721-3.0
235College StationTexas93,857120,51126,65428.4
236ClovisCalifornia95,631120,12424,49325.6
237FairfieldCalifornia105,321119,88114,56013.8
238Palm BayFlorida103,190119,76016,57016.1
239RichardsonTexas99,223119,46920,24620.4
240Round RockTexas99,887119,46819,58119.6
241CambridgeMassachusetts105,162118,40313,24112.6
242MeridianIdaho75,092117,63542,54356.7
243West Palm BeachFlorida99,919117,41517,49617.5
244EvansvilleIndiana117,429117,298-131-0.1
245ClearwaterFlorida107,685117,2929,6078.9
246BillingsMontana104,170117,11612,94612.4
247West JordanUtah103,712116,96113,24912.8
248RichmondCalifornia103,701116,44812,74712.3
249WestminsterColorado106,114116,31710,2039.6
250ManchesterNew Hampshire109,565115,6446,0795.5

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