10 Biggest U.S. Cities by State

How many of the 10 biggest cities in each U.S. state can you name? And how many of those have you visited?
July 2019 estimates (RI: 2018 estimate, HI: 2010 census)
does include cities, towns and villages, but no townships or CDPs (except for Hawaii)
Quiz by Gassu
Rate:
Last updated: June 23, 2020
First submittedJuly 19, 2017
Times taken2,164
Rating4.75
Report this quizReport
60:00
Enter U.S. city here. Good luck!
0
 / 500 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
Scoring
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
Alabama
209,403
Birmingham
200,574
Huntsville
198,525
Montgomery
188,270
Mobile
101,129
Tuscaloosa
85,768
Hoover
68,941
Dothan
66,259
Auburn
54,445
Decatur
51,593
Madison
 
 
Alaska
288,000
Anchorage
31,974
Juneau
30,917
Fairbanks
10,838
Wasilla
8,493
Sitka
8,284
Ketchikan
7,807
Kenai
7,456
Palmer
6,586
Bethel
5,922
Homer
 
 
Arizona
1,680,992
Phoenix
548,073
Tucson
518,012
Mesa
261,165
Chandler
258,069
Scottsdale
254,114
Gilbert
252,381
Glendale
195,805
Tempe
175,961
Peoria
141,664
Surprise
 
 
Arkansas
197,312
Little Rock
87,891
Fort Smith
87,590
Fayetteville
81,125
Springdale
78,394
Jonesboro
68,669
Rogers
67,638
Conway
65,903
North Little Rock
54,909
Bentonville
41,474
Pine Bluff
 
 
California
3,979,576
Los Angeles
1,423,851
San Diego
1,021,795
San Jose
881,549
San Francisco
531,576
Fresno
513,624
Sacramento
462,628
Long Beach
433,031
Oakland
384,145
Bakersfield
350,365
Anaheim
 
 
Colorado
727,211
Denver
478,221
Colorado Springs
379,289
Aurora
170,243
Fort Collins
157,935
Lakewood
141,464
Thornton
121,272
Arvada
113,116
Westminster
112,361
Pueblo
110,937
Centennial
 
 
Connecticut
144,399
Bridgeport
130,250
New Haven
129,638
Stamford
122,105
Hartford
107,568
Waterbury
88,816
Norwalk
84,694
Danbury
72,495
New Britain
62,695
West Hartford
59,947
Bristol
 
 
Delaware
70,166
Wilmington
38,166
Dover
33,515
Newark
22,900
Middletown
11,813
Smyrna
11,732
Milford
8,013
Seaford
7,563
Georgetown
5,872
Elsmere
5,392
New Castle
 
 
Florida
911,507
Jacksonville
467,963
Miami
399,700
Tampa
287,442
Orlando
265,351
St. Petersburg
233,339
Hialeah
201,846
Port St. Lucie
194,500
Tallahassee
194,495
Cape Coral
182,437
Fort Lauderdale
 
 
Georgia
506,811
Atlanta
197,888
Augusta
195,769
Columbus
153,159
Macon
144,464
Savannah
126,913
Athens
109,452
Sandy Springs
99,155
South Fulton
94,763
Roswell
84,579
Johns Creek
 
 
Hawaii
337,256
Honolulu
49,914
East Honolulu
47,968
Pearl City
43,263
Hilo
38,635
Kailua
38,216
Waipahu
34,597
Kaneohe
27,629
Mililani Town
26,337
Kahului
22,690
Ewa Gentry
 
 
Idaho
228,959
Boise
114,161
Meridian
99,277
Nampa
62,888
Idaho Falls
58,481
Caldwell
56,637
Pocatello
52,414
Coeur d'Alene
50,197
Twin Falls
36,250
Post Falls
32,788
Lewiston
 
 
Illinois
2,693,976
Chicago
197,757
Aurora
147,344
Joliet
148,449
Naperville
145,609
Rockford
114,230
Springfield
110,849
Elgin
110,417
Peoria
88,909
Champaign
86,075
Waukegan
 
 
Indiana
876,384
Indianapolis
270,402
Fort Wayne
117,979
Evansville
102,026
South Bend
101,068
Carmel
95,310
Fishers
85,755
Bloomington
75,522
Hammond
74,879
Gary
71,721
Lafayette
 
 
Iowa
214,237
Des Moines
133,562
Cedar Rapids
101,590
Davenport
82,651
Sioux City
75,130
Iowa City
67,899
West Des Moines
67,355
Ankeny
67,328
Waterloo
66,258
Ames
62,166
Council Bluffs
 
 
Kansas
389,938
Wichita
195,494
Overland Park
152,960
Kansas City
140,545
Olathe
125,310
Topeka
98,193
Lawrence
65,807
Shawnee
55,625
Lenexa
54,604
Manhattan
46,550
Salina
 
 
Kentucky
617,638
Louisville
323,152
Lexington
70,453
Bowling Green
60,131
Owensboro
40,341
Covington
36,157
Richmond
34,992
Georgetown
33,004
Florence
30,865
Nicholasville
30,680
Hopkinsville
Louisiana
390,144
New Orleans
220,326
Baton Rouge
187,112
Shreveport
126,185
Lafayette
78,396
Lake Charles
68,159
Bossier City
66,340
Kenner
47,294
Monroe
46,180
Alexandria
32,696
Houma
 
 
Maine
66,215
Portland
36,225
Lewiston
32,262
Bangor
25,532
South Portland
23,414
Auburn
21,504
Biddeford
21,223
Sanford
19,964
Saco
19,074
Westbrook
18,697
Augusta
 
 
Maryland
593,490
Baltimore
72,244
Frederick
68,079
Rockville
67,985
Gaithersburg
58,643
Bowie
40,100
Hagerstown
39,223
Annapolis
32,935
Salisbury
32,163
College Park
25,631
Laurel
 
 
Massachusetts
692,600
Boston
185,428
Worcester
153,606
Springfield
118,927
Cambridge
110,997
Lowell
95,708
Brockton
95,363
New Bedford
94,470
Quincy
94,299
Lynn
89,541
Fall River
 
 
Michigan
670,031
Detroit
201,013
Grand Rapids
133,943
Warren
132,438
Sterling Heights
119,980
Ann Arbor
118,210
Lansing
95,538
Flint
93,932
Dearborn
93,665
Livonia
84,092
Troy
 
 
Minnesota
429,606
Minneapolis
308,096
St. Paul
118,935
Rochester
85,618
Duluth
84,943
Bloomington
80,389
Brooklyn Park
79,768
Plymouth
72,828
Woodbury
72,622
Maple Grove
68,462
St. Cloud
 
 
Mississippi
160,628
Jackson
71,705
Gulfport
55,780
Southaven
46,212
Biloxi
45,863
Hattiesburg
38,924
Olive Branch
38,312
Tupelo
36,347
Meridian
29,085
Greenville
28,122
Oxford
 
 
Missouri
495,327
Kansas City
300,576
St. Louis
167,882
Springfield
123,195
Columbia
116,672
Independence
99,357
Lee's Summit
88,673
O'Fallon
74,875
St. Joseph
71,028
St. Charles
58,212
St. Peters
 
 
Montana
109,577
Billings
75,516
Missoula
58,434
Great Falls
49,831
Bozeman
34,207
Butte
33,124
Helena
24,565
Kalispell
9,791
Havre
9,503
Belgrade
9,140
Anaconda
 
 
Nebraska
478,192
Omaha
289,102
Lincoln
53,544
Bellevue
51,267
Grand Island
33,867
Kearney
26,383
Fremont
24,692
Hastings
24,449
Norfolk
23,639
North Platte
23,468
Columbus
 
 
Nevada
651,319
Las Vegas
320,189
Henderson
255,601
Reno
251,974
North Las Vegas
105,006
Sparks
55,916
Carson City
21,476
Fernley
20,452
Elko
19,726
Mesquite
16,207
Boulder City
 
 
New Hampshire
112,673
Manchester
89,355
Nashua
43,627
Concord
32,191
Dover
31,526
Rochester
22,786
Keene
21,927
Portsmouth
16,581
Laconia
13,651
Lebanon
12,932
Claremont
 
 
New Jersey
282,011
Newark
262,075
Jersey City
145,233
Paterson
129,216
Elizabeth
85,052
Clifton
83,203
Trenton
73,562
Camden
69,703
Passaic
67,982
Union City
64,897
Bayonne
 
 
New Mexico
560,513
Albuquerque
103,432
Las Cruces
99,178
Rio Rancho
84,683
Santa Fe
47,551
Roswell
44,372
Farmington
39,141
Hobbs
38,319
Clovis
31,980
Alamogordo
29,810
Carlsbad
 
 
New York
8,336,817
New York City
255,864
Buffalo
205,695
Rochester
200,370
Yonkers
142,327
Syracuse
96,460
Albany
78,557
New Rochelle
67,345
Mount Vernon
65,273
Schenectady
61,100
Utica
 
 
North Carolina
885,708
Charlotte
474,069
Raleigh
296,710
Greensboro
278,993
Durham
247,945
Winston-Salem
211,657
Fayetteville
170,282
Cary
123,744
Wilmington
112,791
High Point
96,341
Concord
 
 
North Dakota
124,662
Fargo
73,529
Bismarck
55,839
Grand Forks
47,382
Minot
37,058
West Fargo
29,033
Williston
23,133
Dickinson
22,752
Mandan
15,084
Jamestown
7,835
Watford City
Ohio
898,553
Columbus
381,009
Cleveland
303,940
Cincinnati
272,779
Toledo
197,597
Akron
140,407
Dayton
78,103
Parma
70,447
Canton
65,649
Youngstown
63,855
Lorain
 
 
Oklahoma
655,057
Oklahoma City
401,190
Tulsa
124,880
Norman
110,198
Broken Arrow
94,054
Edmond
93,025
Lawton
62,055
Moore
57,407
Midwest City
50,299
Stillwater
49,688
Enid
 
 
Oregon
654,741
Portland
174,365
Salem
172,622
Eugene
109,381
Gresham
109,128
Hillsboro
100,421
Bend
99,037
Beaverton
83,072
Medford
63,230
Springfield
58,856
Corvallis
 
 
Pennsylvania
1,584,064
Philadelphia
300,286
Pittsburgh
121,442
Allentown
95,508
Erie
88,375
Reading
76,653
Scranton
75,815
Bethlehem
59,265
Lancaster
49,271
Harrisburg
43,932
York
 
 
Rhode Island
179,435
Providence
81,196
Cranston
81,079
Warwick
71,756
Pawtucket
47,449
East Providence
41,539
Woonsocket
34,652
Cumberland
34,575
Coventry
32,459
North Providence
30,735
South Kingstown
 
 
South Carolina
137,566
Charleston
131,674
Columbia
115,382
North Charleston
91,684
Mount Pleasant
75,048
Rock Hill
70,635
Greenville
52,549
Summerville
43,665
Goose Creek
39,861
Hilton Head Island
39,642
Sumter
 
 
South Dakota
183,793
Sioux Falls
77,503
Rapid City
28,257
Aberdeen
24,415
Brookings
22,174
Watertown
15,679
Mitchell
14,687
Yankton
13,867
Pierre
13,380
Huron
11,756
Spearfish
 
 
Tennessee
670,820
Nashville
651,073
Memphis
187,603
Knoxville
182,799
Chattanooga
158,146
Clarksville
146,900
Murfreesboro
83,097
Franklin
67,191
Jackson
66,906
Johnson City
59,440
Bartlett
 
 
Texas
2,320,268
Houston
1,547,253
San Antonio
1,343,573
Dallas
978,908
Austin
909,585
Fort Worth
681,728
El Paso
398,854
Arlington
326,856
Corpus Christi
287,677
Plano
262,491
Laredo
 
 
Utah
200,567
Salt Lake City
135,248
West Valley City
116,618
Provo
116,480
West Jordan
97,828
Orem
96,380
Sandy
89,587
St. George
87,773
Ogden
78,014
Layton
76,598
South Jordan
 
 
Vermont
42,819
Burlington
19,509
South Burlington
15,074
Rutland
10,852
Essex Junction
8,528
Barre
7,372
Montpelier
7,333
Winooski
6,801
St. Albans
4,257
Newport
2,965
Bellows Falls
 
 
Virginia
449,974
Virginia Beach
244,835
Chesapeake
242,742
Norfolk
230,436
Richmond
179,225
Newport News
159,428
Alexandria
134,510
Hampton
99,143
Roanoke
94,398
Portsmouth
92,108
Suffolk
 
 
Washington
753,675
Seattle
222,081
Spokane
217,827
Tacoma
184,463
Vancouver
148,164
Bellevue
132,319
Kent
111,475
Everett
101,751
Renton
101,060
Spokane Valley
96,289
Federal Way
 
 
West Virginia
46,536
Charleston
45,110
Huntington
30,549
Morgantown
29,306
Parkersburg
26,430
Wheeling
18,388
Fairmont
18,266
Weirton
17,454
Martinsburg
15,940
Beckley
15,225
Clarksburg
 
 
Wisconsin
590,157
Milwaukee
259,680
Madison
104,578
Green Bay
99,944
Kenosha
76,760
Racine
74,098
Appleton
72,299
Waukesha
68,802
Eau Claire
67,004
Oshkosh
64,575
Janesville
 
 
Wyoming
64,235
Cheyenne
57,931
Casper
32,711
Laramie
32,030
Gillette
22,653
Rock Springs
17,940
Sheridan
11,759
Green River
11,641
Evanston
10,772
Riverton
10,559
Jackson
+1
Level 81
Jun 21, 2018
This is a LOT of answers.
+1
Level 57
Jan 16, 2019
Neat and fun, though.
+2
Level 38
Apr 14, 2019
I feel like a LOT of people just looked up answers. There's no way 6% of the people who took this have heard of Mandan, ND.
+1
Level 57
Jun 30, 2020
I was also surprised by the high average score. I got 300/500, and that's after taking several other U.S. cities quizzes beforehand and memorising the answers. I'm guessing the average is so high because the majority of people who take this quiz are hardcore jetpunkers lol