U.S. Department of Commerce

Data

Largest Urbanized Areas With Selected Cities and Metro Areas

November 15, 2012
Urbanized area Urbanized area nameUrbanized area 2010 populationUrbanized area 2010 land area (square miles)City in urbanized area nameCity 2010 populationCity 2010 land area (square miles)Metro in which urbanized area is locatedMetro 2010 populationMetro 2010 land area (square miles)
1New York--Newark, NY--NJ--CT18,351,2953,450New York city, NY8,175,133303New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area18,897,1096,687
Newark city, NJ277,14024
2Los Angeles--Long Beach--Anaheim, CA12,150,9961,736Los Angeles city, CA3,792,621469Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metro Area12,828,8374,848
Long Beach city, CA462,25750
Anaheim city, CA336,26550
3Chicago, IL--IN8,608,2082,443Chicago city, IL2,695,598228Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI Metro Area9,461,1057,197
4Miami, FL5,502,3791,239Miami city, FL399,45736Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area5,564,6355,077
5Philadelphia, PA--NJ--DE--MD5,441,5671,981Philadelphia city, PA1,526,006134Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area5,965,3434,602
6Dallas--Fort Worth--Arlington, TX5,121,8921,779Dallas city, TX1,197,816341Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area6,371,7738,928
Fort Worth city, TX741,206340
Arlington city, TX365,43896
7Houston, TX4,944,3321,660Houston city, TX2,099,451600Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX Metro Area5,946,8008,827
8Washington, DC--VA--MD4,586,7701,322Washington city, DC601,72361Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area5,582,1705,598
9Atlanta, GA4,515,4192,645Atlanta city, GA420,003133Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA Metro Area5,268,8608,339
10Boston, MA--NH--RI4,181,0191,873Boston city, MA617,59448Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH Metro Area4,552,4023,487
11Detroit, MI3,734,0901,337Detroit city, MI713,777139Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI Metro Area4,296,2503,888
12Phoenix--Mesa, AZ3,629,1141,147Phoenix city, AZ1,445,632517Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ Metro Area4,192,88714,566
Mesa city, AZ439,041136
13San Francisco--Oakland, CA3,281,212524San Francisco city, CA805,23547San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA Metro Area4,335,3912,471
Oakland city, CA390,72456
14Seattle, WA3,059,3931,010Seattle city, WA608,66084Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area3,439,8095,872
15San Diego, CA2,956,746732San Diego city, CA1,307,402325San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA Metro Area3,095,3134,207
16Minneapolis--St. Paul, MN--WI2,650,8901,022Minneapolis city, MN382,57854Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area3,279,8336,027
St. Paul city, MN285,06852
17Tampa--St. Petersburg, FL2,441,770957Tampa city, FL335,709113Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area2,783,2432,513
St. Petersburg city, FL244,76962
18Denver--Aurora, CO2,374,203668Denver city, CO600,158153Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metro Area2,543,4828,346
Aurora city, CO325,078155
19Baltimore, MD2,203,663717Baltimore city, MD620,96181Baltimore-Towson, MD Metro Area2,710,4892,601
20St. Louis, MO--IL2,150,706924St. Louis city, MO319,29462St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area2,812,8968,623
21Riverside--San Bernardino, CA1,932,666545Riverside city, CA303,87181Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area4,224,85127,263
San Bernardino city, CA209,92459
22Las Vegas--Henderson, NV1,886,011417Las Vegas city, NV583,756136Las Vegas-Paradise, NV Metro Area1,951,2697,891
Henderson city, NV257,72980
23Portland, OR--WA1,849,898524Portland city, OR583,776133Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area2,226,0096,684
24Cleveland, OH1,780,673772Cleveland city, OH396,81578Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH Metro Area2,077,2401,997
25San Antonio, TX1,758,210597San Antonio city, TX1,327,407461San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area2,142,5087,313