Census Data: Jacksonville Is America's 12th Most Populous City

May 25, 2018

The latest U.S. Census Bureau data shows Jacksonville is maintaining its rank as Florida’s most populous city and the country’s 12th largest city.

The U.S. Census Bureau has released its 2017 estimates for the country’s largest cities in terms of population. Out of the top 100, here’s how Jacksonville and cities in Florida ranked as compared to 2016:

Florida

Rank | Population | Change | City

1.  892,062 -- 11,169  Jacksonville city, Florida

2. 463,347 --   6,715    Miami city, Florida

3.  385,430 --   9,383    Tampa city, Florida

4.  280,257 --    2,378    Orlando city, Florida

5.  263,255 --    3,336    St. Petersburg city, Florida

6.  239,673 --    1,575    Hialeah city, Florida

Nationwide

Rank | Population | Change | City

1.      8,622,698 -- 7,272      New York city, New York
  2.      3,999,759 -- 18,643    Los Angeles city, California
  3.      2,716,450 -- (-3,825)   Chicago city, Illinois
  4.      2,312,717 -- 8,235      Houston city, Texas
  5.      1,626,078 -- 24,036    Phoenix city, Arizona
  6.      1,580,863 -- 6,098      Philadelphia city, Pennsylvania
  7.      1,511,946 -- 24,208    San Antonio city, Texas
  8.      1,419,516 -- 12,834    San Diego city, California
  9.      1,341,075 -- 18,935    Dallas city, Texas
10.      1,035,317 -- 3,375      San Jose city, California
11.  950,715 -- 12,515     Austin city, Texas
12.  892,062 -- 11,169     Jacksonville city, Florida
13.  884,363 --   8,260     San Francisco city, California
14.  879,170 -- 15,429     Columbus city, Ohio
15.  874,168 -- 18,664     Fort Worth city, Texas
16.  863,002 --   5,549     Indianapolis city (balance), Indiana
17.  859,035 -- 15,551     Charlotte city, North Carolina
18.  724,745 -- 17,490     Seattle city, Washington
19.  704,621 --   9,844     Denver city, Colorado
20.  693,972 --   9,636     Washington city, District of Columbia
21.  685,094 --   6,664     Boston city, Massachusetts
22.  683,577 --   2,780     El Paso city, Texas
23.  673,104 -- (-2376)    Detroit city, Michigan
24.  667,560 --   2,798     Nashville-Davidson metropolitan government (balance), Tennessee
25.  652,236 -- (-1133)    Memphis city, Tennessee
26.  647,805 --   6,311     Portland city, Oregon
27.  643,648 --   4,485     Oklahoma City city, Oklahoma
28.  641,676 --   9,966     Las Vegas city, Nevada
29.  621,349 --   3,319     Louisville/Jefferson County metro government (balance), Kentucky
30.  611,648 -- (-5310)    Baltimore city, Maryland
31.  595,351 -- (-2,157)  Milwaukee city, Wisconsin
32.  558,545 --   1,036    Albuquerque city, New Mexico
33.  535,677 --   4,130    Tucson city, Arizona
34.  527,438 --   4,646    Fresno city, California
35.  501,901 --   7,007    Sacramento city, California
36.  496,401 --   9,025    Mesa city, Arizona
37.  488,943 --   6,825    Kansas City city, Missouri
38.  486,290 -- 13,323    Atlanta city, Georgia
39.  469,450 -- (-1,402)   Long Beach city, California
40.  466,893 --   1,660    Omaha city, Nebraska
41.  464,758 --   5,710    Raleigh city, North Carolina
42.  464,474 --   6,874    Colorado Springs city, Colorado43.  463,347 --   6,715    Miami city, Florida
44.  450,435 --   (-969)    Virginia Beach city, Virginia
45.  425,195 --   3,629    Oakland city, California
46.  422,331 --   6,709    Minneapolis city, Minnesota
47.  401,800 -- (-1,533)  Tulsa city, Oklahoma
48.  396,394 --   2,377    Arlington city, Texas
49.  393,292 --      271    New Orleans city, Louisiana
50.  390,591 --      475    Wichita city, Kansas51.  385,525 -- (-1,926)   Cleveland city, Ohio
52.  385,430 --   9,383    Tampa city, Florida
53.  380,874 --   3,930    Bakersfield city, California
54.  366,623 --   4,587    Aurora city, Colorado
55.  352,497 --      836    Anaheim city, California
56.  350,395 -- (-1,464)  Urban Honolulu CDP, Hawaii
57.  334,136 --   (-817)    Santa Ana city, California
58.  327,728 --   3,392    Riverside city, California
59.  325,605 --   (-158)    Corpus Christi city, Texas
60.  321,959 --   2,907    Lexington-Fayette urban county, Kentucky
61.  310,496 --   3,226    Stockton city, California
62.  308,626 -- (-4,518)   St. Louis city, Missouri
63.  306,621 --   2,984    St. Paul city, Minnesota
64.  302,539 -- 10,534    Henderson city, Nevada
65.  302,407 -- (-2,610)   Pittsburgh city, Pennsylvania
66.  301,301 --   2,174    Cincinnati city, Ohio
67.  294,356 -- (-3,020)   Anchorage municipality, Alaska
68.  290,222 --   3,204    Greensboro city, North Carolina
69.  286,143 --         11    Plano city, Texas
70.  285,154 --      768     Newark city, New Jersey
71.  284,736 --    3,500    Lincoln city, Nebraska
72.  280,257 --    2,378    Orlando city, Florida
73.  277,453 --  11,068    Irvine city, California
74.  276,491 -- (-2,115)   Toledo city, Ohio
75.  270,753 --    3,307    Jersey City city, New Jersey
76.  270,471 --    3,268    Chula Vista city, California
77.  267,743 --    4,605    Durham city, North Carolina
78.  265,904 --    2,011    Fort Wayne city, Indiana
79.  263,255 --    3,336    St. Petersburg city, Florida
80.  260,654 --    2,422    Laredo city, Texas
81.  258,612 --       149    Buffalo city, New York
82.  255,214 --    3,107    Madison city, Wisconsin
83.  253,888 --    2,634    Lubbock city, Texas
84.  253,458 --    5,620    Chandler city, Arizona
85.  249,950 --    3,746    Scottsdale city, Arizona
86.  248,853 --    5,155    Reno city, Nevada
87.  246,709 --    2,541    Glendale city, Arizona
88.  244,703 --   (-829)    Norfolk city, Virginia
89.  244,605 --    2,800    Winston-Salem city, North Carolina
90.  242,975 --    4,480    North Las Vegas city, Nevada
91.  242,354 --    5,219    Gilbert town, Arizona
92.  240,397 --    2,776    Chesapeake city, Virginia
93.  240,373 --       800    Irving city, Texas
94.  239,673 --    1,575    Hialeah city, Florida
95.  238,002 --    2,134    Garland city, Texas
96.  234,962 --    1,161    Fremont city, California
97.  227,032 --    1,744    Richmond city, Virginia
98.  226,570 --    3,209    Boise City city, Idaho
99.  225,374 -- (-1,978)    Baton Rouge city, Louisiana
100. 217,521 --      939    Des Moines city, Iowa

Credit U.S. Census Bureau

Credit U.S. Census Bureau

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