American cities with a population of more than 100,000

New Orleans, hard-hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, was the fastest-growing large city in the nation between July 1, 2006, and July 1, 2007, according to statistics released by the Census Bureau. New Orleans was followed by Victorville, Calif., whose population climbed 9.5 percent to 107,221.
McKinney, Texas, has grown the most since 2000, as its population more than doubled to 115,620. New York continued to be most populous, with 8.3 million residents. Boston's population of nearly 600,000 ranks 23rd.
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RankCity or town 2007 population 2006 population 2000 population % change 2006-7% change 2000-7
1New York, N.Y.8,274,5278,250,5678,008,6540.33.3
2Los Angeles, Calif.3,834,3403,823,5083,694,6460.33.8
3Chicago, Ill.2,836,6582,828,5862,896,0440.3-2.1
4Houston, Texas2,208,1802,169,2481,974,3041.811.8
5Phoenix, Ariz.1,552,2591,517,3181,321,8942.317.4
6Philadelphia, Pa.1,449,6341,453,2121,517,550-0.2-4.5
7San Antonio, Texas1,328,9841,296,3041,159,8332.514.6
8San Diego, Calif.1,266,7311,258,6031,223,4180.63.5
9Dallas, Texas1,240,4991,227,8941,188,5891.04.4
10San Jose, Calif.939,899924,888895,8161.64.9
11Detroit, Mich.916,952918,849951,270-0.2-3.6
12Jacksonville, Fla.805,605798,708735,6060.99.5
13Indianapolis, Ind.795,458792,380781,8640.41.7
14San Francisco, Calif.764,976756,376776,7331.1-1.5
15Columbus, Ohio747,755742,976712,8630.64.9
16Austin, Texas743,074725,426659,9482.412.6
17Fort Worth, Texas681,818652,365541,6414.525.9
18Memphis, Tenn.674,028677,345690,571-0.5-2.4
19Charlotte, N.C.671,588654,117566,9332.718.5
20Baltimore, Md.637,455640,961651,154-0.5-2.1
21El Paso, Texas606,913600,712563,9001.07.6
22Milwaukee, Wisc.602,191602,782596,988-0.10.9
23Boston, Mass.599,351595,698589,1410.61.7
24Seattle, Wash.594,210584,788563,3751.65.5
25Nashville-Davidson, Tenn.590,807585,595545,5370.98.3
26Denver, Colo.588,349575,817553,6902.26.3
27Washington, D.C.588,292585,459572,0590.52.8
28Las Vegas, Nev.558,880552,521480,2741.216.4
29Louisville, Ky.557,789556,160551,2870.31.2
30Portland, Ore.550,396541,604529,1101.64.0
31Oklahoma City, Okla.547,274539,916506,1291.48.1
32Tucson, Ariz.525,529520,266487,3811.07.8
33Atlanta, Ga.519,145498,522418,1064.124.2
34Albuquerque, N.M.518,271509,621449,3801.715.3
35Fresno, Calif.470,508463,942429,5851.49.5
36Long Beach, Calif.466,520469,324461,548-0.61.1
37Sacramento, Calif.460,242453,112407,0181.613.1
38Mesa, Ariz.452,933449,120398,1360.813.8
39Kansas City, Mo.450,375446,808441,5430.82.0
40Cleveland, Ohio438,042443,109477,472-1.1-8.3
41Virginia Beach, Va.434,743437,774425,257-0.72.2
42Omaha, Neb.424,482419,816391,1581.18.5
43Miami, Fla.409,719399,603362,4362.513.0
44Oakland, Calif.401,489395,559399,4841.50.5
45Tulsa, Okla.384,037382,618393,1150.4-2.3
46Minneapolis, Minn.377,392375,065382,7470.6-1.4
47Colorado Springs, Colo.376,427375,230361,1250.34.2
48Raleigh, N.C.375,806360,658285,5874.231.6
49Honolulu, Hawaii375,571376,765371,657-0.31.1
50Arlington, Texas371,038366,821333,2011.111.4
51Wichita, Kan.361,420357,129351,9301.22.7
52St. Louis, Mo.350,759353,837348,189-0.90.7
53Santa Ana, Calif.339,555338,208337,9770.40.5
54Tampa, Fla.336,823334,294303,4710.811.0
55Anaheim, Calif.333,249332,440328,7590.21.4
56Cincinnati, Ohio332,458331,632331,2850.20.4
57Bakersfield, Calif.315,837305,622243,6613.329.6
58Aurora, Colo.311,794303,382276,4302.812.8
59Pittsburgh, Pa.311,218313,668334,563-0.8-7.0
60Toledo, Ohio295,029297,806313,782-0.9-6.0
61Riverside, Calif.294,437290,938255,7631.215.1
62Stockton, Calif.287,245286,125243,2170.418.1
63Corpus Christi, Texas285,507284,324277,4940.42.9
64Newark, N.J.280,135278,695272,5300.52.8
65Anchorage, Alaska279,671279,922260,283-0.17.4
66Lexington-Fayette, Ky.279,044275,915260,5121.17.1
67St. Paul, Minn.277,251276,262286,7880.4-3.3
68Buffalo, N.Y.272,632275,184292,648-0.9-6.8
69Plano, Texas260,796254,279222,3832.617.3
70Glendale, Ariz.253,152248,244219,7292.015.2
71Fort Wayne, Ind.251,247249,226251,6580.8-0.2
72Henderson, Nev.249,386240,516175,2743.742.3
73Lincoln, Neb.248,744245,358226,3961.49.9
74Greensboro, N.C.247,183241,372228,4022.48.2
75St. Petersburg, Fla.246,407247,710248,351-0.5-0.8
76Chandler, Ariz.246,399241,329177,1032.139.1
77Jersey City, N.J.242,389241,230240,0550.51.0
78New Orleans, La.239,124210,198484,67413.8-50.7
79Norfolk, Va.235,747238,832234,403-1.30.6
80Scottsdale, Ariz.235,677231,795202,6291.716.3
81Birmingham, Ala.229,800230,914242,452-0.5-5.2
82Madison, Wisc.228,775226,011209,4311.29.2
83Orlando, Fla.227,907223,650192,5221.918.4
84Baton Rouge, La.227,071230,715228,699-1.6-0.7
85Chesapeake, Va.219,154218,638199,1840.210.0
86Garland, Texas218,792217,393215,7940.61.4
87Durham, N.C.217,847211,854187,8042.816.0
88Laredo, Texas217,506211,830177,5992.722.5
89Chula Vista, Calif.217,478213,857173,5531.725.3
90Lubbock, Texas217,326215,203199,7161.08.8
91Winston-Salem, N.C.215,348211,638201,3581.86.9
92Reno, Nev.214,853211,216183,2741.717.2
93Hialeah, Fla.212,217214,693226,440-1.2-6.3
94North Las Vegas, Nev.212,114197,573115,5317.483.6
95Akron, Ohio207,934209,316217,094-0.7-4.2
96Gilbert town, Ariz.207,550196,242113,8685.882.3
97Rochester, N.Y.206,759207,782219,774-0.5-5.9
98Arlington, Va.204,568201,065189,4441.78.0
99Montgomery, Ala.204,086203,762201,7260.21.2
100Modesto, Calif.203,955203,800188,9630.17.9
101Boise City, Idaho202,832200,398195,0071.24.0
102Fremont, Calif.201,334200,923203,4180.2-1.0
103Irvine, Calif.201,160192,956144,1454.339.6
104Spokane, Wash.200,975198,628197,0591.22.0
105Richmond, Va.200,123198,624197,9620.81.1
106Shreveport, La.199,569200,706200,778-0.6-0.6
107Irving, Texas199,505195,605191,6152.04.1
108San Bernardino, Calif.199,285200,034188,449-0.45.8
109Yonkers, N.Y.199,244198,860196,0000.21.7
110Des Moines, Iowa196,998196,088199,0330.5-1.0
111Glendale, Calif.196,979198,111194,973-0.61.0
112Tacoma, Wash.196,520195,767193,5710.41.5
113Grand Rapids, Mich.193,627193,497197,8000.1-2.1
114Huntington Beach, Calif.192,885193,383189,627-0.31.7
115Augusta-Richmond County, Ga.192,142192,221195,1820.0-1.6
116Mobile, Ala.191,411191,966199,191-0.3-3.9
117Moreno Valley, Calif.188,936181,689142,3814.032.7
118Little Rock, Ark.187,452186,886183,1940.32.3
119Columbus, Ga.187,046191,840186,291-2.50.4
120Amarillo, Texas186,106184,893173,6330.77.2
121Oxnard, Calif.184,725182,948170,6441.08.3
122Fort Lauderdale, Fla.183,606184,236170,693-0.37.6
123Knoxville, Tenn.183,546181,891175,3740.94.7
124Fontana, Calif.183,502181,253141,8441.229.4
125Salt Lake City, Utah180,651180,283181,7730.2-0.6
126Newport News, Va.179,153180,259180,697-0.6-0.9
127Jackson, Miss.175,710178,182184,256-1.4-4.6
128Tempe, Ariz.174,091170,188158,6252.39.8
129Worcester, Mass.173,966174,282172,648-0.20.8
130Brownsville, Texas172,806169,096142,4552.221.3
131Providence, R.I.172,459172,854173,621-0.2-0.7
132Fayetteville, N.C.171,853172,680175,360-0.5-2.0
133Huntsville, Ala.171,327168,101159,9291.97.1
134Ontario, Calif.170,936172,007158,011-0.68.2
135Aurora, Ill.170,855168,830143,3191.219.2
136Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.170,266169,408127,7430.533.3
137Santa Clarita, Calif.169,951170,651154,924-0.49.7
138Chattanooga, Tenn.169,884168,293156,2990.98.7
139Overland Park, Kan.169,403166,674149,4641.613.3
140Tallahassee, Fla.168,979166,815152,2851.311.0
141Oceanside, Calif.168,602166,661161,0411.24.7
142Garden Grove, Calif.165,610165,404165,2150.10.2
143Vancouver, Wash.161,436158,741144,8441.711.5
144Grand Prairie, Texas158,422153,503127,1953.224.6
145Cape Coral, Fla.156,981151,044102,4683.953.2
146Rockford, Ill.156,596154,328151,3861.53.4
147Dayton, Ohio155,461156,691166,210-0.8-6.5
148Springfield, Mo.154,777153,607152,1350.81.7
149Santa Rosa, Calif.154,241153,133148,5150.73.9
150Pomona, Calif.152,631153,240147,906-0.43.2
151Salem, Ore.151,913149,648137,0671.510.8
152Sioux Falls, S.D.151,505148,244124,6362.221.6
153Port St. Lucie, Fla.151,391142,48188,8836.370.3
154Corona, Calif.150,308148,596127,7681.217.6
155Springfield, Mass.149,938150,432152,080-0.3-1.4
156Eugene, Ore.149,004147,548138,7731.07.4
157Pembroke Pines, Fla.146,828148,776137,415-1.36.9
158Peoria, Ariz.146,743142,422108,9223.034.7
159Paterson, N.J.146,545147,177149,222-0.4-1.8
160Pasadena, Texas146,518147,688141,674-0.83.4
161Hampton, Va.146,439146,568146,437-0.10.0
162Joliet, Ill.144,316139,967107,0933.134.8
163Lancaster, Calif.143,616139,885118,7182.721.0
164Salinas, Calif.143,517143,662142,959-0.10.4
165Pasadena, Calif.143,400143,183134,0260.27.0
166Naperville, Ill.142,479141,421128,5860.710.8
167Hollywood, Fla.142,473144,541139,443-1.42.2
168Kansas City, Kan.142,320142,060146,8660.2-3.1
169Torrance, Calif.141,420141,592137,944-0.12.5
170Hayward, Calif.140,943140,071140,0310.60.7
171Palmdale, Calif.140,882137,836116,8482.220.6
172Lakewood, Colo.140,305139,575144,3660.5-2.8
173Alexandria, Va.140,024138,237128,2921.39.1
174Syracuse, N.Y.139,079140,179146,464-0.8-5.0
175Bridgeport, Conn.136,695136,947139,529-0.2-2.0
176Escondido, Calif.136,246134,257133,8741.51.8
177Orange, Calif.134,299134,385129,586-0.13.6
178Warren, Mich.134,223134,036138,2470.1-2.9
179Fort Collins, Colo.133,899131,932119,0501.512.5
180Fullerton, Calif.132,066132,213126,280-0.14.6
181Mesquite, Texas131,738131,179124,5960.45.7
182Elk Grove, Calif.131,212128,99081,1031.761.8
183Sunnyvale, Calif.131,140129,741131,8441.1-0.5
184Savannah, Ga.130,331129,505133,4290.6-2.3
185Sterling Heights, Mich.127,349127,584124,471-0.22.3
186McAllen, Texas127,245124,388106,4682.319.5
187Coral Springs, Fla.126,875128,637118,896-1.46.7
188Cedar Rapids, Iowa126,396124,933121,5241.24.0
189Elizabeth, N.J.124,862124,702120,5680.13.6
190Columbia, S.C.124,818123,635119,6161.04.3
191Hartford, Conn.124,563124,408124,1210.10.4
192New Haven, Conn.123,932123,707123,7770.20.1
193Carrollton, Texas123,799121,728109,5791.713.0
194Thousand Oaks, Calif.123,349123,188117,0050.15.4
195Topeka, Kan.122,642122,187123,3360.4-0.6
196West Valley City, Utah122,374120,235108,8961.812.4
197El Monte, Calif.122,272122,324115,9650.05.4
198Waco, Texas122,222121,055114,4231.06.8
199Cary, N.C.121,796113,53796,5467.326.2
200Bellevue, Wash.121,347118,186112,5572.77.8
201Concord, Calif.120,844120,422121,8750.4-0.8
202Simi Valley, Calif.120,464120,285111,3740.18.2
203Clarksville, Tenn.119,284113,873103,5354.815.2
204Visalia, Calif.118,603114,50295,2743.624.5
205Stamford, Conn.118,475118,383117,0830.11.2
206Olathe, Kan.118,034114,61893,0913.026.8
207Provo, Utah117,592116,217105,5111.211.4
208Springfield, Ill.117,090116,480111,6790.54.8
209Evansville, Ind.116,253116,180121,6480.1-4.4
210Abilene, Texas116,219115,705115,9260.40.3
211McKinney, Texas115,620107,07554,4178.0112.5
212Vallejo, Calif.115,552115,865116,760-0.3-1.0
213Denton, Texas115,506110,30482,5894.739.9
214Ann Arbor, Mich.115,092114,637114,3940.40.6
215Lansing, Mich.114,947115,543119,373-0.5-3.7
216Flint, Mich.114,662116,025124,943-1.2-8.2
217Gainesville, Fla.114,375113,356111,7500.92.3
218Peoria, Ill.113,546113,167113,1050.30.4
219Lafayette, La.113,544114,219111,951-0.61.4
220Inglewood, Calif.113,376114,142112,580-0.70.7
221Athens-Clarke County, Ga.112,760110,407100,2692.112.5
222Killeen, Texas112,434105,60487,5316.528.5
223Thornton, Colo.110,880107,79682,1092.935.0
224Independence, Mo.110,704110,783113,271-0.1-2.3
225Charleston, S.C.110,015110,03597,5200.012.8
226Santa Clara, Calif.109,756107,883102,3611.77.2
227Beaumont, Texas109,579108,828113,7130.7-3.6
228Costa Mesa, Calif.108,978109,229109,490-0.2-0.5
229Manchester, N.H.108,874109,026107,008-0.11.7
230Roseville, Calif.108,759106,51279,9612.136.0
231Miramar, Fla.108,240107,36072,7390.848.8
232Downey, Calif.108,109108,636107,323-0.50.7
233Victorville, Calif.107,22197,92664,0589.567.4
234Waterbury, Conn.107,174106,991107,2710.2-0.1
235Allentown, Pa.107,117106,802106,6350.30.5
236Norman, Okla.106,707105,23096,7801.410.3
237Clearwater, Fla.106,642107,493109,369-0.8-2.5
238West Covina, Calif.106,388107,026105,097-0.61.2
239Arvada, Colo.106,328104,479102,4011.83.8
240Westminster, Colo.106,195105,230101,0280.95.1
241Elgin, Ill.104,288100,99094,7623.310.1
242South Bend, Ind.104,069104,457108,372-0.4-4.0
243Fairfield, Calif.103,992104,02196,1880.08.1
244Midland, Texas103,880101,40695,5192.48.8
245Pueblo, Colo.103,805103,145102,1360.61.6
246Norwalk, Calif.103,720104,529104,323-0.8-0.6
247Erie, Pa.103,650103,809103,688-0.20.0
248Lowell, Mass.103,512103,209105,1670.3-1.6
249Burbank, Calif.103,286103,605100,316-0.33.0
250Ventura, Calif.103,219103,288100,982-0.12.2
251Pompano Beach, Fla.102,745103,522100,205-0.82.5
252West Jordan, Utah102,445100,28078,7082.230.2
253Portsmouth, Va.101,967102,726100,565-0.71.4
254Billings, Mont.101,876100,20891,7431.711.0
255Wichita Falls, Texas101,590102,530104,199-0.9-2.5
256Richmond, Calif.101,454100,63799,2160.82.3
257Cambridge, Mass.101,388101,396101,3550.00.0
258Berkeley, Calif.101,377101,188102,7430.2-1.3
259Daly City, Calif.100,882100,345103,6270.5-2.6
260Green Bay, Wisc.100,781100,655102,7870.1-2.0
261High Point, N.C.100,43298,62786,2111.816.5
262Palm Bay, Fla.100,11697,29879,4262.926.0