List of mayors of the 50 largest cities in the United States

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This is a list of mayors of the 50 largest cities in the United States, are ordered the United States Census Bureau's by estimated populations as of July 1, 2017.[1] These 50 cities have a combined population of 49.6 million, or 15% of the national population.

Note that in some states, mayors are officially elected on a nonpartisan basis; however, their party affiliation or preference is generally known, and where it is known it is shown in the list below.

The breakdown of mayoral political parties is 35 Democrats, 13 Republicans, and 2 Independents (both elected with state Democratic support).

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Name Photo Party City State Population Rank Term Start Form of Government List
Bill de Blasio Bill de Blasio by Gage Skidmore.jpg Democratic New York City New York 8,622,698 1 January 1, 2014 Mayor–council List
Eric Garcetti Eric Garcetti in Suit and Tie (1).jpg Democratic Los Angeles California 3,999,759 2 July 1, 2013 Mayor–council List
Lori Lightfoot Lori Lightfoot and Ivanka Trump D5 p2fKXoAArRkZ (cropped).jpg Democratic Chicago Illinois 2,716,450 3 May 20, 2019 Mayor–council List
Sylvester Turner Mayor Sylvester Turner.jpg Democratic Houston Texas 2,312,717 4 January 2, 2016 Mayor–council List
Kate Gallego Kate Gallego by Gage Skidmore 2.jpg Democratic Phoenix Arizona 1,626,078 5 March 21, 2019 Council–manager List
Jim Kenney Jim Kenney (2019).jpg Democratic Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,580,863 6 January 4, 2016 Mayor–council List
Ron Nirenberg Ron Nirenberg.jpg Independent San Antonio Texas 1,511,946 7 June 21, 2017 Council–manager List
Kevin Faulconer Kevin Faulconer Portrait (1).jpg Republican San Diego California 1,419,516 8 March 3, 2014 Mayor–council List
Eric Johnson Eric Johnson 2019.jpg Democratic Dallas Texas 1,341,075 9 June 17, 2019 Council–manager List
Sam Liccardo Facebook F8 2017 San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo (profile cropped) (cropped).jpg Democratic San Jose California 1,035,317 10 January 1, 2015 Council–manager List
Steve Adler Steve Adler.jpg Democratic Austin Texas 950,715 11 January 6, 2015 Council–manager List
Lenny Curry Lenny Curry portrait.jpg Republican Jacksonville Florida 892,062 12 July 1, 2015 Mayor–council List
London Breed Mayor Breed.png Democratic San Francisco California 884,363 13 July 11, 2018 Mayor–council List
Andrew Ginther Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther 31 Dec 2015 (1).jpg Democratic Columbus Ohio 879,170 14 January 1, 2016 Mayor–council List
Betsy Price Betsy Price (1).jpg Republican Fort Worth Texas 874,168 15 July 12, 2011 Council–manager List
Joe Hogsett JoeHogsett-USAttorney.jpg Democratic Indianapolis Indiana 863,002 16 January 1, 2016 Mayor–council List
Vi Lyles Vi Lyles 2019.jpg Democratic Charlotte North Carolina 859,035 17 December 4, 2017 Council–manager List
Jenny Durkan Mayor Jenny A. Durkan Headshot.jpg Democratic Seattle Washington 724,745 18 November 28, 2017 Mayor–council List
Michael Hancock Denver Mayor Michael Hancock - 2012-08-15 (portrait crop).jpg Democratic Denver Colorado 704,621 19 July 18, 2011 Mayor–council List
Muriel Bowser Muriel Bowser 2 cropped.jpg Democratic Washington District of Columbia 693,972 20 January 2, 2015 Mayor–council List
Marty Walsh Marty Walsh.jpg Democratic Boston Massachusetts 685,094 21 January 6, 2014 Mayor–council List
Dee Margo Dee Margo by Shealah Craighead.jpg Republican El Paso Texas 683,587 22 June 26, 2017 Council–manager List
Mike Duggan Mike Duggan 2013 (cropped).jpg Democratic Detroit Michigan 673,104 23 January 1, 2014 Mayor–council List
John Cooper Democratic Nashville Tennessee 667,560 24 September 28, 2019 Mayor–council List
Jim Strickland Mayor of Memphis Jim Strickland.jpg Democratic Memphis Tennessee 652,236 25 January 1, 2016 Mayor–council List
Ted Wheeler 180421-N-UK248-023 (41616137742) (cropped).jpg Democratic Portland Oregon 647,805 26 January 1, 2017 Commission List
David Holt Mayor Holt at 2019 OKC Dodgers Season Opener (cropped).jpg Republican Oklahoma City Oklahoma 643,648 27 April 10, 2018 Council–manager List
Carolyn Goodman Carolyn Goodman (41810757042).jpg Independent Las Vegas Nevada 641,676 28 July 6, 2011 Council–manager List
Greg Fischer GregFischer.jpg Democratic Louisville Kentucky 621,349 29 January 3, 2011 Mayor–council List
Jack Young Bernard C. "Jack" Young (2007).jpg Democratic Baltimore Maryland 611,648 30 April 2, 2019 Mayor–council List
Tom Barrett Tom Barrett (politician) (1).jpg Democratic Milwaukee Wisconsin 595,351 31 April 15, 2004 Mayor–council List
Tim Keller Timothy M Keller.jpg Democratic Albuquerque New Mexico 558,545 32 December 1, 2017 Council–manager List
Regina Romero Regina Romero - 2020 01.jpg Democratic Tucson Arizona 535,611 33 December 2, 2019 Council–manager List
Lee Brand Lee Brand (1).jpg Republican Fresno California 527,438 34 January 3, 2017 Mayor–council List
Darrell Steinberg Darrell Steinberg 2014 CADEM Convention.jpg Democratic Sacramento California 501,901 35 December 13, 2016 Council–manager List
John Giles John Giles - Dec 2019 01.jpg Republican Mesa Arizona 496,401 36 September 18, 2014 Council–manager List
Quinton Lucas Lucas-Quinton-240x300.jpg Democratic Kansas City Missouri 488,943 37 August 1, 2019 Council–manager List
Keisha Lance Bottoms Atlanta City Hall (46792855394) (cropped).jpg Democratic Atlanta Georgia 486,290 38 January 2, 2018 Mayor–council List
Robert Garcia RG Headshot (1).jpeg Democratic Long Beach California 469,450 39 July 15, 2014 Council–manager List
Jean Stothert Jean Stothert Nov 2013.JPG Republican Omaha Nebraska 466,893 40 June 10, 2013 Mayor–council List
Mary-Ann Baldwin No image.svg Democratic Raleigh North Carolina 464,758 41 December 2, 2019 Council–manager List
John Suthers JohnWSuthers crop.jpg Republican Colorado Springs Colorado 464,474 42 June 2, 2015 Mayor–council
Francis X. Suarez Francis Suarez.png Republican Miami Florida 463,347 43 November 15, 2017 Mayor–council List
Bobby Dyer No image.svg Republican Virginia Beach Virginia 450,435 44 November 20, 2018 Council–manager List
Libby Schaaf Libby Schaaf (34490283036).jpg Democratic Oakland California 425,195 45 January 5, 2015 Mayor–council List
Jacob Frey Jacob Frey at Nicollet Mall reopening 2017-11-16 - 1.jpg Democratic Minneapolis Minnesota 422,331 46 January 2, 2018 Mayor–council List
G. T. Bynum GT Bynum.jpg Republican Tulsa Oklahoma 401,800 47 December 5, 2016 Mayor–council List
Jeff Williams No image.svg Republican Arlington Texas 396,394 48 May 26, 2015 Council–manager List
LaToya Cantrell PopTech- LaToya Cantrell (cropped).jpg Democratic New Orleans Louisiana 393,292 49 May 7, 2018 Mayor–council List
Brandon Whipple Brandon Whipple speaking (1).jpg Democratic Wichita Kansas 390,591 50 January 13, 2020 Council–manager List

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder – Results". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved January 29, 2017.