List of North American cities by population

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This article is a list of North American cities by population, ranking cities based on national census estimates for city limits from Canada,[1] the United States of America,[2] and the United Mexican States.[3] For nations of Central America and the Caribbean government data from the last official census, or official estimate data from respective governments, are used. The city proper definition is used for listing cities populations.


Table of largest cities in North America[edit]

Rank City Image Country Population Census/Est. Year
1 Mexico City Santa feconj Mexico City.jpg Mexico Mexico 8,851,080 2013
2 New York City Top of Rock Cropped.jpg United States USA 8,405,837 2013
3 Los Angeles LA Skyline Mountains2.jpg United States USA 3,884,307 2013
4 Toronto Flickr - paul bica - reflections of toronto.jpg Canada Canada 2,795,060 2012
5 Chicago 2010-02-19 3000x2000 chicago skyline.jpg United States USA 2,718,782 2013
6 Houston Panoramic Houston skyline.jpg United States USA 2,195,914 2013
7 Havana Bahia Habana Entrada.jpg Cuba Cuba 2,106,146 2012
8 Montreal VuedeMontreal.jpg Canada Canada 1,649,519 2011
9 Ecatepec de Morelos Ecatepec explanada.JPG Mexico Mexico 1,658,806 2010
10 Philadelphia Philly skyline.jpg United States USA 1,553,165 2013
12 Guadalajara Guadalajara downtown.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,495,189 2010
11 Puebla Puebla- Hotel Radisson.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,539,189 2010
14 Santo Domingo Santo Domingo 15.jpg Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 1,484,789 2010
13 Phoenix Phoenix skyline Arizona USA.jpg United States USA 1,513,367 2013
15 León Leon10 guanajuato.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,436,733 2010
16 San Antonio San Antonio, Texas skyline from north.jpg United States USA 1,409,019 2013
17 San Diego San Diego Skyline at Dawn.jpg United States USA 1,355,896 2013
18 Juárez Juarez Cathedrale et mission 24-02-2007.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,321,004 2010
19 Tijuana TijuanaCulturalCenter.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,300,983 2010
20 Dallas Xvixionx 29 April 2006 Dallas Skyline.jpg United States USA 1,257,676 2013
21 Zapopan Zapopan.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,155,790 2010
22 Calgary Calgary4-Szmurlo.jpg Canada Canada 1,149,552 2013
23 Monterrey Monterrey nightview.png Mexico Mexico 1,130,960 2010
24 Tegucigalpa Tegucigalpa 2.jpg Honduras Honduras 1,126,534 2010
25 Guatemala City Guatemalacityvolcanoes.jpg Guatemala Guatemala 1,110,100 2011
26 Nezahualcóyotl PalacioMunicipalCdNeza.JPG Mexico Mexico 1,109,363 2010
27 Santiago de Querétaro CorporativoZaragoza.jpg Mexico Mexico 1,097,025 2010
28 San Jose SJPan.jpg United States USA 998,537 2013
29 Port au Prince Delmas 48 Haiti.jpg Haiti Haiti 942,194 2012
30 Managua Managua.jpg Nicaragua Nicaragua 927,087 2010
32 Ottawa Ottawa Skyline.jpg Canada Canada 883,391 2011
33 Panama City Panama Skyline.jpg Panama Panama 880,691 2010
34 Jacksonville Image-Jacksonville Skyline Panorama 2.jpg United States USA 842,583 2013
33 Indianapolis DT INDY 10-03-2010 JASSSMIT.JPG United States USA 843,393 2012
31 Austin AustinSkylineLouNeffPoint-2010-03-29-b.JPG United States USA 885,400 2013
37 Toluca Toluca.jpg Mexico Mexico 819,561 2011
36 San Francisco San Francisco at Sunset.jpg United States USA 837,442 2013
39 Edmonton Downtown-Skyline-Edmonton-Alberta-Canada-01A.jpg Canada Canada 812,201 2011
40 Chihuahua ChihuahuaZocalo.jpg Mexico Mexico 809,232 2010
38 Columbus Columbus-ohio-skyline-panorama.jpg United States USA 822,553 2013
43 Naucalpan Satelite Towers and Anillo Periferico BMAC.jpg Mexico Mexico 792,211 2010
44 Hermosillo A view of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.jpg Mexico Mexico 784,342 2010
45 Mérida Mérida, Yucatán from the 16th floor of Hyatt.JPG Mexico Mexico 777,615 2010
42 Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX, skyline from I-35 W IMG 7078.JPG United States USA 792,727 2013
41 Charlotte Charlotte, N Carolina.jpg United States USA 792,862 2013
46 San Luis Potosí Skyline San Luis P..JPG Mexico Mexico 722,772 2010
47 Aguascalientes Cerro del muerto Las Américas.jpg Mexico Mexico 722,250 2010
48 Mississauga Mississauga skyline from Pearson.jpg Canada Canada 713,443 2011
49 Saltillo Saltillo, mexico(3).jpg Mexico Mexico 709,671 2010
50 Detroit DetroitSkyline.jpg United States USA 688,701 2013
51 Winnipeg Winnipeg skyline.jpg Canada Canada 663,617 2011
52 Seattle Space Needle002.jpg United States USA 652,405 2013
53 Denver 2006-07-14-Denver Skyline Midnight.jpg United States USA 649,495 2013

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada, Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census divisions, 2011 census - 100% data, [1]
  2. ^ US Census Data 2010 Census Data
  3. ^ "INEG 2010 Census Tables". Retrieved June 15, 2011.