Cities' population densities vary significantly across the country. Jurisdictions with the highest population densities tend to be concentrated in northern regions, particularly the New York metropolitan area.

The following are the most densely populated cities with populations exceeding 50,000:

  • Union City, N.J.: 54,138 persons/sq. mile 
  • West New York, N.J.: 52,815 persons/sq. mile 
  • Hoboken, N.J.: 42,484 persons/sq. mile 
  • New York, N.Y.: 28,211 persons/sq. mile 
  • Passaic, N.J.: 22,424 persons/sq. mile 

The following table lists population densities for U.S. cities with populations of at least 50,000 as of 2016:

City Population Density (Persons/Square Mile) 2016 Population Land Area (Square Miles)
New York, New York 28,211 8,537,673 303
Los Angeles, California 8,484 3,976,322 469
Chicago, Illinois 11,883 2,704,958 228
Houston, Texas 3,842 2,303,482 600
Phoenix, Arizona 3,126 1,615,017 517
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 11,692 1,567,872 134
San Antonio, Texas 3,238 1,492,510 461
San Diego, California 4,326 1,406,630 325
Dallas, Texas 3,870 1,317,929 341
San Jose, California 5,808 1,025,350 177
Austin, Texas 3,182 947,890 298
Jacksonville, Florida 1,179 880,619 747
San Francisco, California 18,581 870,887 47
Columbus, Ohio 3,960 860,090 217
Indianapolis, Indiana 2,366 855,164 361
Fort Worth, Texas 2,513 854,113 340
Charlotte, North Carolina 2,829 842,051 298
Seattle, Washington 8,391 704,352 84
Denver, Colorado 4,530 693,060 153
El Paso, Texas 2,676 683,080 255
Washington, District of Columbia 11,158 681,170 61
Boston, Massachusetts 13,943 673,184 48
Detroit, Michigan 4,849 672,795 139
Nashville, Tennessee 1,390 660,388 475
Memphis, Tennessee 2,072 652,717 315
Portland, Oregon 4,795 639,863 133
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 1,053 638,367 606
Las Vegas, Nevada 4,660 632,912 136
Louisville, Kentucky 1,895 616,261 325
Baltimore, Maryland 7,594 614,664 81
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 6,191 595,047 96
Albuquerque, New Mexico 2,979 559,277 188
Tucson, Arizona 2,341 530,706 227
Fresno, California 4,663 522,053 112
Sacramento, California 5,058 495,234 98
Mesa, Arizona 3,551 484,587 136
Kansas City, Missouri 1,529 481,420 315
Atlanta, Georgia 3,549 472,522 133
Long Beach, California 9,348 470,130 50
Colorado Springs, Colorado 2,391 465,101 195
Raleigh, North Carolina 3,211 458,880 143
Miami, Florida 12,645 453,579 36
Virginia Beach, Virginia 1,818 452,602 249
Omaha, Nebraska 3,517 446,970 127
Oakland, California 7,528 420,005 56
Minneapolis, Minnesota 7,664 413,651 54
Tulsa, Oklahoma 2,049 403,090 197
Arlington, Texas 4,096 392,772 96
New Orleans, Louisiana 2,311 391,495 169
Wichita, Kansas 2,448 389,902 159
Cleveland, Ohio 4,965 385,809 78
Tampa, Florida 3,326 377,165 113
Bakersfield, California 2,648 376,380 142
Aurora, Colorado 2,338 361,710 155
Urban Honolulu, Hawaii 5,813 351,792 61
Anaheim, California 7,043 351,043 50
Santa Ana, California 12,256 334,217 27
Corpus Christi, Texas 2,028 325,733 161
Riverside, California 4,002 324,722 81
Lexington, Kentucky 1,123 318,449 284
St. Louis, Missouri 5,030 311,404 62
Stockton, California 4,979 307,072 62
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 5,484 303,625 55
St. Paul, Minnesota 5,818 302,398 52
Cincinnati, Ohio 3,834 298,800 78
Anchorage, Alaska 175 298,192 1,705
Henderson, Nevada 2,719 292,969 108
Greensboro, North Carolina 2,269 287,027 127
Plano, Texas 3,996 286,057 72
Newark, New Jersey 11,648 281,764 24
Lincoln, Nebraska 3,146 280,364 89
Toledo, Ohio 3,452 278,508 81
Orlando, Florida 2,707 277,173 102
Chula Vista, California 5,383 267,172 50
Irvine, California 4,025 266,122 66
Fort Wayne, Indiana 2,391 264,488 111
Jersey City, New Jersey 17,860 264,152 15
Durham, North Carolina 2,450 263,016 107
St. Petersburg, Florida 4,227 260,999 62
Laredo, Texas 2,892 257,156 89
Buffalo, New York 6,362 256,902 40
Madison, Wisconsin 3,289 252,551 77
Lubbock, Texas 2,063 252,506 122
Chandler, Arizona 3,842 247,477 64
Scottsdale, Arizona 1,341 246,645 184
Glendale, Arizona 4,100 245,895 60
Reno, Nevada 2,381 245,255 103
Norfolk, Virginia 4,529 245,115 54
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 1,829 242,203 132
North Las Vegas, Nevada 2,355 238,702 101
Irving, Texas 3,555 238,289 67
Chesapeake, Virginia 698 237,940 341
Gilbert, Arizona 3,489 237,133 68
Hialeah, Florida 11,020 236,387 21
Garland, Texas 4,116 234,943 57
Fremont, California 3,010 233,136 77
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2,959 227,715 77
Richmond, Virginia 3,731 223,170 60
Boise City, Idaho 2,812 223,154 79
San Bernardino, California 3,653 216,239 59
Spokane, Washington 3,645 215,973 59
Des Moines, Iowa 2,664 215,472 81
Modesto, California 5,755 212,175 37
Birmingham, Alabama 1,452 212,157 146
Tacoma, Washington 4,249 211,277 50
Fontana, California 4,941 209,665 42
Rochester, New York 5,838 208,880 36
Oxnard, California 7,732 207,906 27
Moreno Valley, California 4,008 205,499 51
Fayetteville, North Carolina 1,404 204,759 146
Aurora, Illinois 4,475 201,110 45
Glendale, California 6,595 200,831 30
Yonkers, New York 11,150 200,807 18
Huntington Beach, California 7,501 200,652 27
Montgomery, Alabama 1,254 200,022 160
Amarillo, Texas 2,006 199,582 99
Little Rock, Arkansas 1,666 198,541 119
Akron, Ohio 3,186 197,633 62
Columbus, Georgia 913 197,485 216
Augusta-Richmond County, Georgia 652 197,081 302
Grand Rapids, Michigan 4,424 196,445 44
Shreveport, Louisiana 1,850 194,920 105
Salt Lake City, Utah 1,744 193,744 111
Huntsville, Alabama 924 193,079 209
Mobile, Alabama 1,387 192,904 139
Tallahassee, Florida 1,904 190,894 100
Grand Prairie, Texas 2,645 190,682 72
Overland Park, Kansas 2,525 188,966 75
Knoxville, Tennessee 1,890 186,239 99
Port St. Lucie, Florida 1,625 185,132 114
Worcester, Massachusetts 4,937 184,508 37
Brownsville, Texas 1,389 183,823 132
Tempe, Arizona 4,570 182,498 40
Santa Clarita, California 3,452 181,972 53
Newport News, Virginia 2,646 181,825 69
Cape Coral, Florida 1,702 179,804 106
Providence, Rhode Island 9,740 179,219 18
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 5,141 178,752 35
Chattanooga, Tennessee 1,295 177,571 137
Rancho Cucamonga, California 4,430 176,534 40
Oceanside, California 4,256 175,464 41
Santa Rosa, California 4,242 175,155 41
Garden Grove, California 9,747 174,858 18
Vancouver, Washington 3,763 174,826 46
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 2,390 174,360 73
Ontario, California 3,468 173,212 50
McKinney, Texas 2,770 172,298 62
Elk Grove, California 4,023 169,743 42
Jackson, Mississippi 1,523 169,148 111
Pembroke Pines, Florida 5,090 168,587 33
Salem, Oregon 3,495 167,419 48
Springfield, Missouri 2,047 167,319 82
Corona, California 4,295 166,785 39
Eugene, Oregon 3,810 166,575 44
Fort Collins, Colorado 3,025 164,207 54
Peoria, Arizona 941 164,173 174
Frisco, Texas 2,648 163,656 62
Cary, North Carolina 2,987 162,320 54
Lancaster, California 1,698 160,106 94
Hayward, California 3,507 158,937 45
Palmdale, California 1,485 157,356 106
Salinas, California 6,782 157,218 23
Alexandria, Virginia 10,367 155,810 15
Lakewood, Colorado 3,601 154,393 43
Springfield, Massachusetts 4,834 154,074 32
Pasadena, Texas 3,586 153,351 43
Sunnyvale, California 6,947 152,771 22
Pomona, California 6,645 152,494 23
Hollywood, Florida 5,553 151,998 27
Kansas City, Kansas 1,216 151,709 125
Escondido, California 4,119 151,613 37
Clarksville, Tennessee 1,540 150,287 98
Joliet, Illinois 2,387 148,262 62
Rockford, Illinois 2,417 147,651 61
Torrance, California 7,187 147,195 20
Naperville, Illinois 3,795 147,122 39
Paterson, New Jersey 17,438 147,000 8
Savannah, Georgia 1,423 146,763 103
Bridgeport, Connecticut 9,138 145,936 16
Mesquite, Texas 3,123 143,736 46
Killeen, Texas 2,676 143,400 54
Syracuse, New York 5,726 143,378 25
McAllen, Texas 2,942 142,212 48
Pasadena, California 6,185 142,059 23
Bellevue, Washington 4,423 141,400 32
Fullerton, California 6,296 140,721 22
Orange, California 5,665 140,504 25
Dayton, Ohio 2,525 140,489 56
Miramar, Florida 4,690 138,449 30
Thornton, Colorado 3,924 136,703 35
West Valley City, Utah 3,841 136,574 36
Olathe, Kansas 2,271 135,473 60
Hampton, Virginia 2,634 135,410 51
Warren, Michigan 3,930 135,125 34
Midland, Texas 1,868 134,610 72
Waco, Texas 1,511 134,432 89
Charleston, South Carolina 1,233 134,385 109
Columbia, South Carolina 1,016 134,309 132
Denton, Texas 1,521 133,808 88
Carrollton, Texas 3,674 133,351 36
Surprise, Arizona 1,255 132,677 106
Roseville, California 3,663 132,671 36
Sterling Heights, Michigan 3,628 132,427 37
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 2,384 131,947 55
Gainesville, Florida 2,147 131,591 61
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1,852 131,127 71
Visalia, California 3,616 131,074 36
Coral Springs, Florida 5,467 130,059 24
New Haven, Connecticut 6,956 129,934 19
Stamford, Connecticut 3,430 129,113 38
Thousand Oaks, California 2,342 128,888 55
Concord, California 4,214 128,726 31
Elizabeth, New Jersey 10,442 128,640 12
Lafayette, Louisiana 2,592 127,626 49
Kent, Washington 4,454 127,514 29
Topeka, Kansas 2,107 126,808 60
Simi Valley, California 3,045 126,327 41
Santa Clara, California 6,841 125,948 18
Athens-Clarke County, Georgia 1,060 123,371 116
Hartford, Connecticut 7,091 123,243 17
Victorville, California 1,671 122,265 73
Abilene, Texas 1,145 122,225 107
Norman, Oklahoma 683 122,180 179
Vallejo, California 3,955 121,299 31
Berkeley, California 11,580 121,240 10
Round Rock, Texas 3,544 120,892 34
Ann Arbor, Michigan 4,340 120,782 28
Fargo, North Dakota 2,474 120,762 49
Columbia, Missouri 1,912 120,612 63
Allentown, Pennsylvania 6,863 120,443 18
Evansville, Indiana 2,706 119,477 44
Beaumont, Texas 1,429 118,299 83
Odessa, Texas 2,810 117,871 42
Wilmington, North Carolina 2,282 117,525 51
Arvada, Colorado 3,342 117,453 35
Independence, Missouri 1,509 117,030 78
Provo, Utah 2,805 116,868 42
Lansing, Michigan 3,218 116,020 36
El Monte, California 12,114 115,807 10
Springfield, Illinois 1,945 115,715 59
Fairfield, California 3,069 114,756 37
Clearwater, Florida 4,474 114,361 26
Peoria, Illinois 2,380 114,265 48
Rochester, Minnesota 2,088 114,011 55
Carlsbad, California 3,021 113,952 38
Westminster, Colorado 3,609 113,875 32
West Jordan, Utah 3,503 113,699 32
Pearland, Texas 2,415 113,570 47
Richardson, Texas 3,969 113,347 29
Downey, California 9,127 113,267 12
Miami Gardens, Florida 6,202 113,058 18
Temecula, California 3,750 113,054 30
Costa Mesa, California 7,209 112,822 16
College Station, Texas 2,268 112,141 49
Elgin, Illinois 3,017 112,123 37
Murrieta, California 3,326 111,674 34
Gresham, Oregon 4,807 111,523 23
High Point, North Carolina 2,067 111,223 54
Antioch, California 3,912 110,898 28
Inglewood, California 12,200 110,654 9
Cambridge, Massachusetts 17,316 110,651 6
Lowell, Massachusetts 8,141 110,558 14
Manchester, New Hampshire 3,339 110,506 33
Billings, Montana 2,541 110,323 43
Pueblo, Colorado 2,056 110,291 54
Palm Bay, Florida 1,676 110,104 66
Centennial, Colorado 3,828 109,932 29
Richmond, California 3,652 109,813 30
San Buenaventura, California 5,062 109,592 22
Pompano Beach, Florida 4,558 109,393 24
North Charleston, South Carolina 1,493 109,298 73
Everett, Washington 3,260 109,043 33
Waterbury, Connecticut 3,796 108,272 29
West Palm Beach, Florida 1,956 108,161 55
Boulder, Colorado 4,383 108,090 25
West Covina, California 6,724 107,847 16
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma 1,744 107,403 62
Clovis, California 4,578 106,583 23
Daly City, California 13,900 106,472 8
Lakeland, Florida 1,630 106,420 65
Santa Maria, California 4,670 106,290 23
Norwalk, California 10,935 106,178 10
Sandy Springs, Georgia 2,808 105,703 38
Hillsboro, Oregon 4,400 105,164 24
Green Bay, Wisconsin 2,312 105,139 45
Tyler, Texas 1,946 104,798 54
Wichita Falls, Texas 1,452 104,724 72
Lewisville, Texas 2,875 104,659 36
Burbank, California 6,023 104,447 17
Greeley, Colorado 2,234 103,990 47
San Mateo, California 8,570 103,959 12
El Cajon, California 7,191 103,768 14
Rialto, California 4,623 103,314 22
Davenport, Iowa 1,630 102,612 63
League City, Texas 1,989 102,010 51
Davie, Florida 2,920 101,871 35
Las Cruces, New Mexico 1,330 101,759 76
South Bend, Indiana 2,454 101,735 41
Vista, California 5,442 101,659 19
Renton, Washington 4,366 100,953 23
San Angelo, Texas 1,771 100,702 57
Roanoke, Virginia 2,342 99,660 43
Kenosha, Wisconsin 3,700 99,631 27
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 1,653 99,543 60
Allen, Texas 3,772 99,179 26
Erie, Pennsylvania 5,167 98,593 19
Sparks, Nevada 2,750 98,345 36
Vacaville, California 3,465 98,303 28
Albany, New York 4,587 98,111 21
Beaverton, Oregon 5,210 97,590 19
Compton, California 9,745 97,550 10
Orem, Utah 5,331 97,499 18
Flint, Michigan 2,914 97,386 33
Federal Way, Washington 4,347 96,757 22
Mission Viejo, California 5,434 96,396 18
Spokane Valley, Washington 2,551 96,340 38
Boca Raton, Florida 3,277 96,114 29
Lee's Summit, Missouri 1,517 96,076 63
Rio Rancho, New Mexico 929 96,028 103
Sandy, Utah 4,190 95,836 23
Brockton, Massachusetts 4,483 95,630 21
Meridian, Idaho 3,569 95,623 27
South Gate, California 13,196 95,538 7
Lawrence, Kansas 2,841 95,358 34
San Marcos, California 3,909 95,261 24
Portsmouth, Virginia 2,831 95,252 34
New Bedford, Massachusetts 4,752 95,032 20
Yuma, Arizona 789 94,906 120
Lawton, Oklahoma 1,168 94,653 81
Roswell, Georgia 2,323 94,598 41
Dearborn, Michigan 3,899 94,444 24
Livonia, Michigan 2,634 94,041 36
Yakima, Washington 3,458 93,986 27
Sunrise, Florida 5,179 93,734 18
Hesperia, California 1,282 93,724 73
Quincy, Massachusetts 5,654 93,688 17
Longmont, Colorado 3,546 92,858 26
Carson, California 4,957 92,797 19
Plantation, Florida 4,264 92,706 22
Lynn, Massachusetts 8,631 92,697 11
Santa Monica, California 10,996 92,478 8
Santa Barbara, California 4,722 91,930 19
Miami Beach, Florida 12,047 91,917 8
Redding, California 1,539 91,808 60
Chico, California 2,782 91,567 33
Westminster, California 9,111 91,565 10
Greenville, North Carolina 2,644 91,495 35
Nampa, Idaho 2,930 91,382 31
Edmond, Oklahoma 1,077 91,191 85
Bend, Oregon 2,760 91,122 33
Carmel, Indiana 1,919 91,065 47
San Leandro, California 6,781 90,465 13
Fishers, Indiana 2,683 90,127 34
Deltona, Florida 2,401 90,124 38
Concord, North Carolina 1,491 89,891 60
Tracy, California 4,058 89,274 22
Suffolk, Virginia 223 89,273 400
Asheville, North Carolina 1,984 89,121 45
Livermore, California 3,541 89,115 25
Newton, Massachusetts 4,991 89,045 18
Fall River, Massachusetts 2,684 88,930 33
Menifee, California 1,905 88,531 46
Indio, California 3,032 88,488 29
Norwalk, Connecticut 3,869 88,438 23
Waukegan, Illinois 3,725 88,182 24
Sugar Land, Texas 2,723 88,177 32
Fort Smith, Arkansas 1,422 88,133 62
Hawthorne, California 14,479 88,031 6
Nashua, New Hampshire 2,849 87,882 31
Chino, California 2,961 87,776 30
Kirkland, Washington 8,128 87,701 11
Edinburg, Texas 2,329 87,650 38
Reading, Pennsylvania 8,864 87,575 10
Bellingham, Washington 3,234 87,574 27
Citrus Heights, California 6,144 87,432 14
Whittier, California 5,931 86,883 15
Ogden, Utah 3,200 86,701 27
Newport Beach, California 3,642 86,688 24
Champaign, Illinois 3,863 86,637 22
Duluth, Minnesota 1,273 86,293 68
O'Fallon, Missouri 2,956 86,274 29
Clifton, New Jersey 7,624 85,845 11
Alhambra, California 11,202 85,474 8
Bloomington, Minnesota 2,460 85,319 35
Palm Coast, Florida 947 85,109 90
Danbury, Connecticut 2,029 84,992 42
Hoover, Alabama 1,802 84,978 47
Redwood City, California 4,374 84,950 19
Bloomington, Indiana 3,647 84,465 23
Hemet, California 3,026 84,281 28
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 1,867 84,170 45
Trenton, New Jersey 10,988 84,056 8
Santa Fe, New Mexico 1,824 83,875 46
Johns Creek, Georgia 2,729 83,873 31
Fayetteville, Arkansas 1,557 83,826 54
Troy, Michigan 2,499 83,641 33
Mission, Texas 2,458 83,563 34
Bryan, Texas 1,875 83,260 44
Lake Forest, California 4,671 83,240 18
Buena Park, California 7,905 83,156 11
Largo, Florida 4,714 83,065 18
Cicero, Illinois 14,162 82,992 6
Avondale, Arizona 1,818 82,881 46
Sioux City, Iowa 1,445 82,872 57
Merced, California 3,542 82,594 23
St. George, Utah 1,169 82,318 70
Conroe, Texas 1,561 82,286 53
Pleasanton, California 3,412 82,270 24
Longview, Texas 1,473 82,055 56
Medford, Oregon 3,173 81,636 26
Warwick, Rhode Island 2,328 81,579 35
Westland, Michigan 3,993 81,545 20
Somerville, Massachusetts 19,738 81,322 4
Melbourne, Florida 2,398 81,185 34
Lakewood, California 8,623 81,138 9
Farmington Hills, Michigan 2,438 81,129 33
Cranston, Rhode Island 2,859 81,034 28
Kennewick, Washington 2,988 80,454 27
Mountain View, California 6,704 80,447 12
Napa, California 4,508 80,416 18
Tustin, California 7,256 80,395 11
Lynchburg, Virginia 1,633 80,212 49
Lawrence, Massachusetts 11,574 80,209 7
Deerfield Beach, Florida 5,286 79,764 15
Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 3,057 79,707 26
New Rochelle, New York 7,687 79,557 10
Parma, Ohio 3,967 79,425 20
Alameda, California 7,437 78,906 11
Chino Hills, California 1,764 78,822 45
Springdale, Arkansas 1,879 78,557 42
Bloomington, Illinois 2,866 78,005 27
Bellflower, California 12,711 77,790 6
Racine, Wisconsin 5,011 77,571 15
Milpitas, California 5,705 77,528 14
Auburn, Washington 2,616 77,472 30
Pharr, Texas 3,301 77,320 23
Scranton, Pennsylvania 3,054 77,291 25
Folsom, California 3,520 77,271 22
Goodyear, Arizona 403 77,258 191
Plymouth, Minnesota 2,363 77,216 33
Fort Myers, Florida 1,931 77,146 40
Hammond, Indiana 3,386 77,134 23
Manteca, California 4,338 76,908 18
Loveland, Colorado 2,289 76,897 34
Lake Charles, Louisiana 1,827 76,848 42
Upland, California 4,909 76,684 16
St. Joseph, Missouri 1,738 76,472 44
Baldwin Park, California 11,533 76,464 7
Gary, Indiana 1,532 76,424 50
Perris, California 2,432 76,331 31
Baytown, Texas 2,144 75,992 35
Kalamazoo, Michigan 3,079 75,984 25
Layton, Utah 3,439 75,655 22
San Ramon, California 4,188 75,639 18
Boynton Beach, Florida 4,673 75,569 16
Wyoming, Michigan 3,067 75,567 25
Gastonia, North Carolina 1,496 75,536 51
Arlington Heights, Illinois 4,547 75,525 17
Union City, California 3,869 75,322 19
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 3,942 75,293 19
Evanston, Illinois 9,627 74,895 8
Jonesboro, Arkansas 938 74,889 80
Franklin, Tennessee 1,814 74,794 41
Missouri City, Texas 2,624 74,561 28
Bolingbrook, Illinois 3,098 74,518 24
Schaumburg, Illinois 3,873 74,446 19
Camden, New Jersey 8,343 74,420 9
Iowa City, Iowa 2,975 74,398 25
Warner Robins, Georgia 2,121 74,388 35
Appleton, Wisconsin 3,057 74,370 24
Rapid City, South Dakota 1,336 74,048 55
New Braunfels, Texas 1,686 73,959 44
Albany, Georgia 1,339 73,801 55
Temple, Texas 1,067 73,600 69
Flower Mound, Texas 1,777 73,547 41
Rochester Hills, Michigan 2,237 73,422 33
Southfield, Michigan 2,783 73,100 26
Rock Hill, South Carolina 2,042 72,937 36
Turlock, California 4,300 72,796 17
Decatur, Illinois 1,722 72,706 42
New Britain, Connecticut 5,419 72,558 13
Apple Valley, California 991 72,553 73
Bismarck, North Dakota 2,348 72,417 31
Missoula, Montana 2,630 72,364 28
Waukesha, Wisconsin 2,917 72,363 25
Rancho Cordova, California 2,158 72,326 34
Gulfport, Mississippi 1,297 72,076 56
Lafayette, Indiana 2,588 71,782 28
Lauderhill, Florida 8,397 71,626 9
Flagstaff, Arizona 1,119 71,459 64
Wilmington, Delaware 6,554 71,442 11
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 8,229 71,427 9
Canton, Ohio 2,801 71,323 25
Redlands, California 1,973 71,288 36
Lynwood, California 14,708 71,187 5
Pittsburg, California 4,104 70,679 17
Passaic, New Jersey 22,424 70,635 3
Pasco, Washington 2,314 70,579 31
Frederick, Maryland 3,186 70,060 22
Weston, Florida 2,783 70,015 25
North Richland Hills, Texas 3,841 69,798 18
Maple Grove, Minnesota 2,132 69,576 33
Kissimmee, Florida 3,274 69,369 21
Union City, New Jersey 54,138 69,296 1
St. Charles, Missouri 2,930 69,293 24
Walnut Creek, California 3,498 69,122 20
South Jordan, Utah 3,131 69,034 22
Muncie, Indiana 2,537 69,010 27
Cedar Park, Texas 3,016 68,918 23
Woodbury, Minnesota 1,982 68,820 35
Palatine, Illinois 5,049 68,766 14
Bossier City, Louisiana 1,618 68,485 42
Dothan, Alabama 766 68,468 89
Mount Vernon, New York 15,568 68,344 4
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 2,133 68,339 32
Yorba Linda, California 3,503 68,235 19
Davis, California 6,887 68,111 10
Homestead, Florida 4,491 67,996 15
Waterloo, Iowa 1,107 67,934 61
Redondo Beach, California 10,946 67,867 6
Jacksonville, North Carolina 1,457 67,784 47
Gaithersburg, Maryland 6,645 67,776 10
Victoria, Texas 1,907 67,670 35
St. Cloud, Minnesota 1,689 67,641 40
Marysville, Washington 3,270 67,626 21
Greenville, South Carolina 2,353 67,453 29
Delray Beach, Florida 4,261 67,371 16
Camarillo, California 3,449 67,363 20
Georgetown, Texas 1,403 67,140 48
Kenner, Louisiana 4,512 67,089 15
Palo Alto, California 2,807 67,024 24
Jackson, Tennessee 1,247 67,005 54
South San Francisco, California 7,328 66,980 9
Rockville, Maryland 4,955 66,940 14
Portland, Maine 3,141 66,937 21
Yuba City, California 4,585 66,845 15
Johnson City, Tennessee 1,553 66,677 43
Daytona Beach, Florida 1,141 66,645 58
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 2,602 66,579 26
Broomfield, Colorado 2,014 66,529 33
Eagan, Minnesota 2,135 66,428 31
North Little Rock, Arkansas 1,287 66,278 52
Bayonne, New Jersey 11,420 66,238 6
Ames, Iowa 2,734 66,191 24
Mansfield, Texas 1,804 65,631 36
Harlingen, Texas 1,646 65,539 40
Alpharetta, Georgia 2,428 65,338 27
Laguna Niguel, California 4,405 65,328 15
San Clemente, California 3,491 65,309 19
Conway, Arkansas 1,440 65,300 45
Bowling Green, Kentucky 1,727 65,234 38
Tamarac, Florida 5,611 65,199 12
Shawnee, Kansas 1,558 65,194 42
Rogers, Arkansas 1,714 65,021 38
Schenectady, New York 6,022 64,913 11
East Orange, New Jersey 16,528 64,789 4
Lodi, California 4,750 64,641 14
Buckeye, Arizona 172 64,629 375
West Des Moines, Iowa 1,673 64,560 39
Santa Cruz, California 5,060 64,465 13
Madera, California 4,081 64,444 16
Youngstown, Ohio 1,894 64,312 34
North Port, Florida 645 64,274 100
Skokie, Illinois 6,389 64,270 10
Lake Elsinore, California 1,773 64,205 36
Janesville, Wisconsin 1,895 64,159 34
Cheyenne, Wyoming 2,611 64,019 25
Eden Prairie, Minnesota 1,970 63,914 32
Wellington, Florida 1,423 63,900 45
Jupiter, Florida 2,972 63,813 21
Sammamish, Washington 3,500 63,773 18
Lorain, Ohio 2,692 63,730 24
Pico Rivera, California 7,667 63,635 8
Montebello, California 7,603 63,335 8
Encinitas, California 3,356 63,131 19
Auburn, Alabama 1,087 63,118 58
Waltham, Massachusetts 4,949 63,002 13
Blaine, Minnesota 1,858 62,892 34
Haverhill, Massachusetts 1,907 62,873 33
Rocklin, California 3,213 62,787 20
Tulare, California 2,999 62,779 21
Council Bluffs, Iowa 1,526 62,524 41
Redmond, Washington 3,836 62,458 16
Coon Rapids, Minnesota 2,758 62,359 23
North Miami, Florida 7,389 62,139 8
Hamilton, Ohio 2,876 62,127 22
Rowlett, Texas 3,117 61,999 20
San Marcos, Texas 2,051 61,980 30
Lakeville, Minnesota 1,718 61,938 36
Springfield, Oregon 3,932 61,893 16
Grand Junction, Colorado 1,619 61,881 38
La Habra, California 8,367 61,664 7
Moore, Oklahoma 2,815 61,415 22
Burnsville, Minnesota 2,460 61,290 25
Taylor, Michigan 2,592 61,177 24
Eastvale, California 5,359 61,151 11
National City, California 8,399 61,147 7
Lehi, Utah 2,321 61,130 26
Port Orange, Florida 2,292 61,105 27
Monterey Park, California 7,963 61,075 8
Marietta, Georgia 2,640 60,941 23
Terre Haute, Indiana 1,762 60,852 35
Malden, Massachusetts 12,071 60,840 5
Lakewood, Washington 3,533 60,665 17
Utica, New York 3,619 60,652 17
Cupertino, California 5,386 60,643 11
Brentwood, California 4,093 60,532 15
Petaluma, California 4,209 60,530 14
Vineland, New Jersey 885 60,525 68
Taylorsville, Utah 5,570 60,436 11
Idaho Falls, Idaho 2,694 60,211 22
Noblesville, Indiana 1,918 60,183 31
Bristol, Connecticut 2,277 60,147 26
West Allis, Wisconsin 5,280 60,087 11
Gardena, California 10,300 60,048 6
La Mesa, California 6,602 59,948 9
St. Clair Shores, Michigan 5,144 59,775 12
Pontiac, Michigan 2,989 59,698 20
Meriden, Connecticut 2,506 59,622 24
Dublin, California 3,996 59,583 15
Coconut Creek, Florida 5,013 59,405 12
Casper, Wyoming 2,205 59,324 27
Owensboro, Kentucky 3,105 59,273 19
Ocala, Florida 1,322 59,253 45
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 2,805 59,246 21
Pflugerville, Texas 2,654 59,245 22
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 8,191 59,218 7
Novi, Michigan 1,957 59,211 30
Great Falls, Montana 2,716 59,178 22
Springfield, Ohio 2,336 59,087 25
Woodland, California 3,861 59,068 15
Royal Oak, Michigan 5,009 59,006 12
Porterville, California 3,349 58,978 18
San Rafael, California 3,579 58,954 16
Huntington Park, California 19,561 58,879 3
Orland Park, Illinois 2,690 58,862 22
Ankeny, Iowa 1,999 58,627 29
Bartlett, Tennessee 2,200 58,622 27
Sanford, Florida 2,552 58,605 23
Dubuque, Iowa 1,953 58,531 30
Arcadia, California 5,354 58,523 11
Bowie, Maryland 3,168 58,393 18
White Plains, New York 5,961 58,241 10
Des Plaines, Illinois 4,071 58,141 14
Doral, Florida 4,175 57,947 14
Margate, Florida 6,539 57,870 9
Santee, California 3,561 57,834 16
Kokomo, Indiana 3,124 57,799 19
Castle Rock, Colorado 1,707 57,666 34
Grand Forks, North Dakota 2,881 57,339 20
Midwest City, Oklahoma 2,349 57,305 24
St. Peters, Missouri 2,561 57,289 22
Medford, Massachusetts 7,063 57,213 8
Corvallis, Oregon 4,042 57,110 14
Hendersonville, Tennessee 1,819 57,050 31
New Brunswick, New Jersey 10,881 56,910 5
Taunton, Massachusetts 1,217 56,843 47
Tinley Park, Illinois 3,548 56,831 16
Diamond Bar, California 3,817 56,793 15
Smyrna, Georgia 3,691 56,664 15
Sarasota, Florida 3,862 56,610 15
Greenwood, Indiana 2,663 56,545 21
Fountain Valley, California 6,267 56,529 9
Valdosta, Georgia 1,576 56,474 36
Oak Lawn, Illinois 6,549 56,257 9
Novato, California 2,041 56,004 27
Chicopee, Massachusetts 2,453 55,991 23
Weymouth Town, Massachusetts 3,334 55,972 17
Dearborn Heights, Michigan 4,750 55,761 12
Berwyn, Illinois 14,258 55,748 4
Bradenton, Florida 3,927 55,687 14
Hempstead, New York 15,096 55,555 4
Hanford, California 3,348 55,547 17
Rocky Mount, North Carolina 1,267 55,466 44
Port Arthur, Texas 721 55,427 77
Shoreline, Washington 4,741 55,333 12
Kettering, Ohio 2,961 55,306 19
Anderson, Indiana 1,333 55,130 41
Decatur, Alabama 1,026 55,072 54
Gilroy, California 3,410 55,069 16
Richland, Washington 1,539 54,989 36
Manhattan, Kansas 2,931 54,983 19
Highland, California 2,929 54,939 19
Paramount, California 11,609 54,909 5
Commerce City, Colorado 1,600 54,869 34
Huntersville, North Carolina 1,384 54,839 40
Euless, Texas 3,379 54,769 16
Pocatello, Idaho 1,699 54,746 32
Carson City, Nevada 378 54,742 145
Colton, California 3,571 54,712 15
Casa Grande, Arizona 497 54,534 110
West Haven, Connecticut 5,071 54,516 11
Rosemead, California 10,562 54,500 5
Blue Springs, Missouri 2,444 54,431 22
Hoboken, New Jersey 42,484 54,379 1
Normal, Illinois 2,957 54,264 18
Bonita Springs, Florida 1,404 54,198 39
Mount Prospect, Illinois 5,239 54,171 10
Cathedral City, California 2,514 54,056 22
Watsonville, California 8,041 53,796 7
Pensacola, Florida 2,386 53,779 23
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 976 53,778 55
Lake Havasu City, Arizona 1,210 53,743 44
Elyria, Ohio 2,611 53,715 21
Bellevue, Nebraska 3,376 53,505 16
Wheaton, Illinois 4,746 53,389 11
West New York, New Jersey 52,815 53,343 1
Yucaipa, California 1,911 53,309 28
Southaven, Mississippi 1,290 53,214 41
Albany, Oregon 3,034 53,211 18
Revere, Massachusetts 9,342 53,157 6
Caldwell, Idaho 2,409 53,149 22
Harrisonburg, Virginia 3,047 53,078 17
West Sacramento, California 2,472 52,981 21
Lenexa, Kansas 1,551 52,903 34
Kingsport, Tennessee 1,060 52,806 50
Burlington, North Carolina 2,094 52,709 25
Delano, California 3,686 52,707 14
Leesburg, Virginia 4,246 52,607 12
DeSoto, Texas 2,433 52,599 22
Milford, Connecticut 2,399 52,536 22
Perth Amboy, New Jersey 11,170 52,499 5
Peabody, Massachusetts 3,238 52,491 16
Minnetonka, Minnesota 1,945 52,369 27
Palm Desert, California 1,948 52,231 27
Placentia, California 7,949 52,228 7
Elkhart, Indiana 2,227 52,221 23
Joplin, Missouri 1,468 52,195 36
Pinellas Park, Florida 3,362 52,137 16
La Crosse, Wisconsin 2,539 52,109 21
Grapevine, Texas 1,628 51,971 32
Apple Valley, Minnesota 3,082 51,957 17
Tigard, Oregon 4,395 51,902 12
Glendora, California 2,674 51,851 19
Florissant, Missouri 4,122 51,776 13
Oak Park, Illinois 11,016 51,774 5
Hoffman Estates, Illinois 2,487 51,738 21
Kentwood, Michigan 2,473 51,689 21
Battle Creek, Michigan 1,209 51,534 43
Grand Island, Nebraska 1,813 51,517 28
Aliso Viejo, California 6,884 51,424 7
Edina, Minnesota 3,324 51,350 15
Olympia, Washington 2,873 51,202 18
Parker, Colorado 2,498 51,163 20
Enid, Oklahoma 692 51,004 74
Burien, Washington 6,873 50,997 7
Coral Gables, Florida 3,933 50,815 13
Logan, Utah 2,825 50,676 18
Plainfield, New Jersey 8,411 50,636 6
Cerritos, California 5,791 50,555 9
Galveston, Texas 1,226 50,550 41
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 3,230 50,285 16
Lakewood, Ohio 9,092 50,279 6
Poway, California 1,281 50,077 39
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Data Definitions

Population Density: Number of persons per square mile

Population: Estimate current as of July 1, 2016; Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division

Land Area: Total land area as of 2010

Population Density By City Map

This map shows 2016 population density data for the 100 most populous U.S. cities. Larger markers represent higher city population densities.

Last Updated: November 2017