Biggest U.S. Cities with 4 or 5 Letters

Try to name the most-populous American cities whose names are 5 letters long or fewer.
By city proper and metro area (MSA) population
2019 census estimates
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Last updated: May 29, 2020
First submittedDecember 19, 2011
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Metro Area
State
City
6,166,488
Florida
Miami
3,194,831
Florida
Tampa
998,626
Oklahoma
Tulsa
949,442
Nebraska
Omaha
703,479
Ohio
Akron
749,202
Idaho
Boise
648,252
Utah
Provo
475,642
Nevada
Reno
433,903
Oregon
Salem
405,813
Michigan
Flint
365,579
Florida
Ocala
269,728
Pennsylvania
Erie
273,920
Texas
Waco
246,145
North Dakota
Fargo
City Proper
State
City
518,012
Arizona
Mesa
467,963
Florida
Miami
478,192
Nebraska
Omaha
401,190
Oklahoma
Tulsa
399,700
Florida
Tampa
287,677
Texas
Plano
255,601
Nevada
Reno
228,959
Idaho
Boise
197,597
Ohio
Akron
195,805
Arizona
Tempe
174,365
Oregon
Salem
170,282
North Carolina
Cary
153,159
Georgia
Macon
139,236
Texas
Waco
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Level 55
Dec 20, 2011
out of the 13 I missed, 3 of them I should've had(Akron, Tulsa and Flint) sigh.
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Level 62
Dec 20, 2011
Tampa is kind of a trick answer as the official name is "Tampa Bay" which of course is more than 5 letters.
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Level 85
Apr 29, 2013
Wouldn't you look that up before commenting?
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Level 63
Jan 4, 2018
Sheesh
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Level 81
Dec 21, 2011
It helped to be from Utah on this one!
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Level 41
Oct 15, 2012
It sure does help.
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Level 74
Dec 24, 2014
or just follow ncaa sports and no that is where byu is located
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Level 79
Dec 24, 2014
There's only one Utah answer and I got it, though I'm not from there. Probably would be more helpful to be a resident of Texas.
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Level 79
Jul 24, 2017
Former resident of Plano here. Sure did come in mighty handy.
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Level 85
Dec 24, 2014
I really expected there to be a lot more towns in Utah on this list - between Ogden, Orem, Moab, and Sandy, I would have thought at least one had 100k people in it.
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Level 69
Nov 14, 2018
Moab has about 6,000 people. I think the others are in other metros.
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Level 44
Dec 24, 2014
So I got Tyler (I remember reading it was the Rose Capital of the World or something like that) and Cary (because there is an audio company by the same name). But I somehow missed Reno, Akron, and Flint.
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Level 76
Feb 26, 2017
Got Tyler, thanks to watching Earl Campbell, the Tyler Rose. Devastating running back. Literally ran opponents over.
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Level 72
Dec 26, 2014
Gary, Indiana?
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Level 53
Dec 26, 2014
Not big enough. 78, 450.
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Level 66
Dec 30, 2014
Hooray for Fargo! :D
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Level 51
Nov 1, 2016
ay my city is up there!
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Level 67
Apr 18, 2017
Miami is bigger than Tampa.
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Level 68
Jul 14, 2017
Very tough quiz for those of us not from the States.
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Level 63
Jan 4, 2018
I got Miami. That's it.
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Level 46
Dec 26, 2017
Macon, Georgia has a larger population then Waco and Kent with a population of 152,555
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Level ∞
May 29, 2020
Fixed
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Level 64
Dec 26, 2017
Ran out of money in Ocala, Florida or I would have never guessed it.