The Top 5 Largest Cities in The United States

  City Population Population Density
New York, new York 8.36 million 10,647 persons per sq km
Los Angeles 3.83 million 3,156 persons per sq km
Chicago 2.85 million 4,850 persons per sq km
Houston 2.24 million 1,494 persons per sq km
Phoenix 1.56 million 1,275 persons per sq km
Sources:  Thomas Brinkhoff: The Principal Agglomerations of the World, City
List Notes: Data updated by Top 5 of Anything: March 2010.
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