10 Most Populated Cities in the US

By: Jane Kim

#10: San Jose, California

San Jose has a large population of 945,942 and is known as the "Capital of Silicon Valley", it gets almost 300 days of sunshine a year, hence the name.

Places to visit in San Jose

#9: Dallas, Texas

Dallas is one of the fastest growing metropolitan cities in the U.S. with a population of 1,197,792, with every 4 minutes and 10 seconds, someone moves into the city of Dallas

Places to VIsit IN DALLAS

#8: San Diego, California

Known as the second largest city in California, with a population of 1,301,621, San Diego has balmy weather and gorgeous beaches and even has the U.S. Navy there.

Places to visit in San Diego

#7: San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio has a population of 1,327,556. It's well known for the San Antonio Spurs, the excellent Tex-Mex food and the River Walk.

places to visit in san antonio

#6: Phoenix, Arizona

Known as the Valley of Sun, this large city has a lot of leg room, with a total area of over 500 square miles. but still has a massive population of 1,447,617 people.

Places to visit in Phoenix

#5: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia is full of historical landmarks, which makes sense that 1,526,006 people would like to live in this fascinating city.

PLaces to visit in Philadelphia

#4: HOuston, Texas

Houston is the largest city in Texas, with a population of 2,096,661 people in this cultural diverse city, with over 90 languages spoken in this city.

Places to visit in Houston

#3: Chicago, Illinois

Nicknamed the Windy City, Chicago as a population of 2,695,598 people living in this area.

Places to visit in Chicago

#2: Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles has a warm environment and lots of entertainment, giving it the name "Creative Capital of the World" The population of this grand city is 3,792,657 people.


#1: New York City, New York

With a whopping population of 8,174,959 people, it's no argument that New York City is the largest population in America, it's no wonder that this city is called the Big Apple and the Capital of the World.



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