Biggest Cities in The USA
10. San Jose, California
- Population: 1,026,908
San Jose is located in sunny California and in the barely multi-million dollar city of technology-oriented Silicon Valley.
The city has the highest median income in the country, good employment growth, and is one of the cities in the United States with the highest number of educated residents. San Jose is just a prosperous city in general. Fun fact: Here is the largest rat statue in the world.
9. Dallas, Texas
- Population: 1,300,092 people
The thriving tech city of Dallas is the ninth-largest in the United States, but it also has the fastest-growing population and is rivaling the other major cities in the country.
The city has a long and varied history, but most of all it can be linked to the tragic shooting of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963.
8. San Diego, California
- Population: 1,394,928 people
The eighth-largest city in the United States, San Diego, has a long stretch of coastline overlooking the Pacific and is just a stone’s throw from the Mexican border.
A large part of the city’s population actually speaks Spanish. Biotechnology is a major industry in San Diego, and the city is also home to a large portion of the country’s Pacific fleet.
7. San Antonio, Texas
- Population: 1,469,845
San Antonio was colonized by the Spanish in the early 18th century and a small outpost for Catholic missionaries became the foundation of today’s metropolis.
The city may not be considered the most fun or exciting city in the country, but there is plenty of history and Wild West culture for those interested.
6. Phoenix, Arizona
- Population: 1,563,025
In the desert state of Arizona, Phoenix, tall skyscrapers rise in the middle of a cactus landscape, and the sun is almost always shining here. The neighborhoods have been inhabited by locals for thousands of years.
Once you’ve got the streets behind Phoenix, head to the Heard Museum, widely recognized as one of the world’s best exhibitions on urinals.
5. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Population: 1,567,442
Philadelphia is the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania and one of the most historically significant places in the country.
Among other things, the first US Congress took place here and the United States Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776. Today the city is a vibrant cultural center, but it also has one of the highest murder statistics in the country.
4. Houston, Texas
- Population: 2,296,224
Houston’s population is among the youngest in the country, possibly thanks to its major industrial center in the aerospace and technology industries. There are 145 different languages in the multicultural city. If you love to play rodeo this is the place. Here is one of the largest rodeo arenas in the world!
3. Chicago, Illinois
- Population: 2,720,546
The third-largest city in the United States is Chicago, beautifully situated on the southwest side of Lake Michigan. The former gangster town is now an important center for many different industries such as technology and agriculture.
Chicago was at times the largest “Swedish city” in America and in 1900 more Swedes lived in Chicago than in Gothenburg.
2. Los Angeles, California
- Population: 3,971,883
In the largest city of sunny California, Los Angeles is famous for celebrities, but of course, there are also many ordinary people in the city, which has a population of nearly four million. Los Angels are the second-largest city in the United States.
1. New York
Biggest, best, and most beautiful – of course! The Big Apple is crowded with people from all over the world, making New York one of the most exciting cities in the world. With a population of more than 8.5 million, the city is by far the largest in the United States.