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What are the largest cities in the US?

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08/26/2008

WHAT ARE THE TOP TEN LARGEST CITIES IN THE US? By legal municipal boundaries (i.e., city only) (2007 U.S. Census Bureau Estimates):

1. New York

2. Los Angeles

3. Chicago

4. Houston

5. Phoenix

6. Philadelphia

7. San Antonio

8. San Diego

9. Dallas

10. San Jose

By urban areas (does not follow political boundaries) (i.e., built-up areas) (2000 U.S. Census):

1. New York

2. Los Angeles-Long Beach

3. Chicago

4. Philadelphia

5. Miami

6. Dallas-Fort Worth

7. Boston

8. Washington

9. Detroit

10. Houston

By metropolitan areas (county-based) (i.e., city and suburbs) (2007 U.S. Census Bureau Estimate):

1. New York

2. Los Angeles-Long Beach

3. Chicago

4. Dallas-Forth Worth

5. Philadelphia

6. Houston

7. Miami

8. Washington

9. Atlanta

10. Boston By combined metropolitan areas (includes adjacent metro areas) (2007 U.S. Census Bureau Estimate):

1. New York

2. Los Angeles-Long Beach

3. Chicago

4. Washington-Baltimore

5. Boston

6. San Francisco-San Jose-Oakland

7. Dallas-Fort Worth

8. Philadelphia

9. Houston

10. Atlanta