The following table lists the 311 incorporated places in the United States with a population of at least 100,000 on July 1, 2017, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau. A city is displayed in bold if it is a state or federal capital, and in italics if it is the most populous city in the state.
Philadelphia is the center of the Delaware Valley, which is the 6th largest metropolitan area in the United States with more than 6 million residents. The Philadelphia metropolitan division is made up of 5 counties in the state with a population of 4 million.
Phoenix, Arizona Population 2018 Phoenix is the largest city and capital of Arizona, and the 6th most populous city in the United States. It's also the most populous state capital and the center of the Phoenix metropolitan area (or the Valley of the Sun), which is home to over 4.5 million people in 2016.
The city proper, which covers about 469 square miles (1,210 km 2), is the seat of Los Angeles County, the most populated county in the country. Los Angeles is the center of the Los Angeles metropolitan area, with 13.1 million residents the second largest in the United States after New York City.
San Antonio is the 7th most populous city in the US and the 2nd most populous in Texas. It was also one of the fastest growing large cities in the country in the past ten years. Located in the Texas Triangle, San Antonio has a population estimated at 1.39 million in 2013.
It is the most densely populated major city in California and is the second most densely populated major city in the United States, only after New York City. It is also the only consolidated city-county in the state of California. San Francisco is also home to the largest social media, technology, and biotech industries in the world.
Philadelphia is Pennsylvania's largest city, the second-largest city on the US's East Coast and the 5th most populous city in the US. It also has the designation of the only consolidated city-county in the state with a population that was 1,526,006 according to the last official census in 2010.
Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, is the most populated city in the state with 1,445,632 people. This size also makes Phoenix the most populated state capital in the country. Residents here live in a subtropical desert climate and are surrounded by the Sonoran Desert.
QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.