What city is bigger Dallas or San Antonio TX?

Most people think Dallas is bigger than San Antonio, but that is a common misconception. San Antonio is the seventh largest city in the US while Dallas ranks 9th. San Antonio has a population of just over 1.3 million while Dallas is just over 1.2 million. San Antonio's land area is approximately 412 square miles while Dallas is around 385 square miles. The metropolitan Dallas-Fort Worth area is larger than San Antonio, but Dallas itself is not.