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Biggest Cities in the United States - Extreme

Name the 200 biggest cities in the United States.
City proper population only. 2017 estimates
Puerto Rico not included
Last updated: September 12, 2018
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Population
City
8,622,698
New York City
3,999,759
Los Angeles
2,716,450
Chicago
2,312,717
Houston
1,626,078
Phoenix
1,580,863
Philadelphia
1,511,946
San Antonio
1,419,516
San Diego
1,341,075
Dallas
1,035,317
San Jose
950,715
Austin
892,062
Jacksonville
884,363
San Francisco
879,170
Columbus
874,168
Fort Worth
863,002
Indianapolis
859,035
Charlotte
724,745
Seattle
704,621
Denver
693,972
Washington
685,094
Boston
683,577
El Paso
673,104
Detroit
667,560
Nashville
652,236
Memphis
647,805
Portland
643,648
Oklahoma City
641,676
Las Vegas
621,349
Louisville
611,648
Baltimore
595,351
Milwaukee
558,545
Albuquerque
535,677
Tucson
527,438
Fresno
501,901
Sacramento
496,401
Mesa
488,943
Kansas City
486,290
Atlanta
469,450
Long Beach
466,893
Omaha
464,758
Raleigh
464,474
Colorado Springs
463,347
Miami
450,435
Virginia Beach
425,195
Oakland
422,331
Minneapolis
401,800
Tulsa
396,394
Arlington
393,292
New Orleans
390,591
Wichita
385,525
Cleveland
385,430
Tampa
380,874
Bakersfield
366,623
Aurora
352,497
Anaheim
350,395
Honolulu
334,136
Santa Ana
327,728
Riverside
325,605
Corpus Christi
321,959
Lexington
310,496
Stockton
308,626
St. Louis
306,621
St. Paul
302,539
Henderson
302,407
Pittsburgh
301,301
Cincinnati
294,356
Anchorage
Population
City
290,222
Greensboro
286,143
Plano
285,154
Newark
284,736
Lincoln
280,257
Orlando
277,453
Irvine
276,491
Toledo
270,753
Jersey City
270,471
Chula Vista
267,743
Durham
265,904
Fort Wayne
263,255
St. Petersburg
260,654
Laredo
258,612
Buffalo
255,214
Madison
253,888
Lubbock
253,458
Chandler
249,950
Scottsdale
248,853
Reno
246,709
Glendale
244,703
Norfolk
244,605
Winston-Salem
242,975
North Las Vegas
242,354
Gilbert
240,397
Chesapeake
240,373
Irving
239,673
Hialeah
238,002
Garland
234,962
Fremont
227,032
Richmond
226,570
Boise
225,374
Baton Rouge
217,521
Des Moines
217,108
Spokane
216,995
San Bernardino
214,221
Modesto
213,418
Tacoma
211,815
Fontana
210,888
Santa Clarita
210,710
Birmingham
210,037
Oxnard
209,889
Fayetteville
208,046
Rochester
207,226
Moreno Valley
203,054
Glendale
202,019
Yonkers
201,874
Huntington Beach
200,965
Aurora
200,544
Salt Lake City
199,826
Amarillo
199,518
Montgomery
198,829
Grand Rapids
198,606
Little Rock
197,846
Akron
197,166
Augusta
194,585
Huntsville
194,058
Columbus
193,837
Grand Prairie
192,036
Shreveport
191,278
Overland Park
191,049
Tallahassee
190,265
Mobile
189,344
Port St. Lucie
187,347
Knoxville
185,677
Worcester
185,038
Tempe
183,365
Cape Coral
Population
City
183,299
Brownsville
181,330
McKinney
180,393
Providence
180,072
Fort Lauderdale
179,388
Newport News
179,139
Chattanooga
177,452
Rancho Cucamonga
177,286
Frisco
176,888
Sioux Falls
176,193
Oceanside
175,841
Ontario
175,673
Vancouver
175,269
Santa Rosa
174,226
Garden Grove
171,844
Elk Grove
170,712
Pembroke Pines
169,798
Salem
168,916
Eugene
168,181
Peoria
167,836
Corona
167,376
Springfield
166,965
Jackson
165,904
Cary
165,080
Fort Collins
160,500
Hayward
160,316
Lancaster
160,035
Alexandria
157,596
Salinas
157,519
Palmdale
154,958
Lakewood
154,758
Springfield
153,656
Sunnyvale
153,627
Hollywood
153,520
Pasadena
153,205
Clarksville
152,939
Pomona
152,938
Kansas City
152,663
Macon
151,969
Escondido
148,678
Paterson
148,462
Joliet
147,682
Naperville
147,051
Rockford
146,758
Torrance
146,579
Bridgeport
146,444
Savannah
145,482
Killeen
144,444
Bellevue
143,949
Mesquite
143,396
Syracuse
142,696
McAllen
142,647
Pasadena
140,560
Orange
140,392
Fullerton
140,371
Dayton
140,328
Miramar
137,472
Olathe
136,978
Thornton
136,436
Waco
136,372
Murfreesboro
136,268
Denton
136,170
West Valley City
136,089
Midland
135,710
Carrollton
135,329
Roseville
135,022
Warren
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level 74
Mar 10, 2016
I got to 100 and gave up. Missed Milwaukee, Fresno, Omaha, Tulsa and Wichita somehow. But was the first to guess Greensboro, Hampton, and Oceanside...
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level 52
Jun 13, 2016
Did the same. Got to 100 and threw in the towel that is. So many satellite cities x_x
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level 67
Jun 16, 2016
got 110...missed las vegas but got sunnyvale
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level 48
Mar 31, 2016
For the Asian version...
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level 61
May 16, 2016
San Juan?
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level 55
Jun 10, 2016
It says at the top Not including Puerto Rico, well you should read it next time.
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level 44
May 17, 2016
I only missed 5, all of which were in Texas and California
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level 79
May 26, 2016
141 first time this round. And just a month ago I had them all (after 20+ tries).
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level 55
Jun 10, 2016
Well I got them all 3rd try, so too bad for you!
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level 59
Jun 13, 2016
Ugh...97/100. I was so close to getting half. The biggest cities I missed were Mesa, Virginia Beach, and Wichita.
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level 44
Jun 13, 2016
Try my 500 cities version http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/83162/500-biggest-cities-in-the-united-states
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level 52
Jun 13, 2016
And I thought this quiz was madness.
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level 74
Jun 13, 2016
Did you mean to include Pasasdena twice with two different populations?
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level 48
Jun 13, 2016
Yes. There are two Pasadenas. One in Texas, one in California.
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level 54
Jun 13, 2016
Which one is the little old lady from?
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level 74
Jun 22, 2016
CA
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level 64
Jun 13, 2016
Baltimore?
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level 48
Jun 13, 2016
Denver?
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level ∞
Jun 13, 2016
New York City!?
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level 76
Jun 13, 2016
FINLAND!!!!!!
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level 64
Jun 14, 2016
Sorry, I now see I was just confused, thought Baltimore was forgotten. :)
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level 67
Jun 13, 2016
Being from Texas helps.
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level 69
Jun 13, 2016
And California
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level 76
Jun 13, 2016
And the United States.
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level 21
Jun 13, 2016
And Earth
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level 69
Jun 13, 2016
Was hoping to hit 100, got to 101. Missed a lot of easy ones and others I thought I had already typed.
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level 23
Jun 13, 2016
NO. Just no. How does someone get all 200. Worcester? The only reasonI knew that one was cuz I live there but no.
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level 55
Jun 13, 2016
Should be titled, how well do you know the cities in Florida, Califonria and Texas.
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level 13
Jul 28, 2017
Very very very true. Also New York.
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level 32
Jun 15, 2016
Only way I got any was from following NBA hahah
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level 67
Jun 16, 2016
got chesapeake, but missed virginia beach...go figure
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level 37
Jun 16, 2016
Can you please accept "LA" for "Los Angeles?"
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level 54
Sep 19, 2016
83/200 and for that I get 2 points. It's funny the least rewarding quizzes (for the effort put in) such as this are the most fun to do
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level 54
Oct 21, 2016
94 on 2nd try, but managed to miss Baltimore and Oklahoma City
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level 80
Sep 23, 2016
Well, the only one I've never heard of is Rancho Cucamonga. I'm pretty sure this place doesn't actually exist, but is a conspiracy city like Bielefeld.
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level 44
Jan 25, 2017
Do you not watch Workaholics?
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level 72
Jul 15, 2017
While I totally agree that Bielefeld doesn't actually exists, Rancho Cucamonga is somewhere between Los Angeles and San Bernardino (touching two other cities present in the quiz).
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level 45
Feb 12, 2017
Here I am, sitting in DC, and guess which city I blank on? Our nations capital :)
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level 17
Jun 21, 2017
Isn't Vancouver in Canada?
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level 66
Jul 17, 2017
Vancouver, WA. It is across the Columbia River from Portland, OR.
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level 44
May 26, 2018
They're both named after the same person I believe.
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level 73
Jun 2, 2018
Vancouver Jones, inventor of the salad fork.
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level 43
Aug 20, 2017
Wow, that was fun. I got 98. I missed Little Rock and Charleston... but I got Carrollton. Agree with others, living in Texas helps a lot! I missed a lot of California, which I expected would be the case.
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level 65
Dec 4, 2017
Got 200 with 9.31 remaining, after a lot and lot of tries!
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level 64
Jul 26, 2018
I live in Boston and I'm even in the city right now but I somehow missed ......
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level 59
Oct 2, 2018
69 out of the 200 cities are in California and Texas alone
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level 66
Oct 19, 2018
43! of the cities are from California alone. Wow.
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level 20
Oct 19, 2018
...I got 11..... :))))))))))))))))))))
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level 58
Oct 20, 2018
Who else thought Extreme would be Top 500 or 1,000? The quiz for cities over 100,000 has over 300 answers.
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level 26
Oct 20, 2018
Thank you, Jetpunk Interesting Facts, for often telling me about Pasadena. That was a small but appreciated addition to my score. And thank you, Springfield. Also, why is there a Kansas city outside Kansas ? Why ?