Population of Cities in New York (2019)

New York state has a population of over 19 million, making it the 4th most populous state in the country. Almost half of the residents of the state live in New York City, which has an estimated population of 8,550,405 people. New York City is the largest city by population in the United States. This far exceeds the number of people recorded in the second most populous city, Buffalo, which has just 258,071 inhabitants. Rochester, Yonkers, and Syracuse are the remaining cities that have populations exceeding 100,000. Albany, the state capital, has a population of 98,469 people, making it the 6th most populous in the state.

Incorporated areas in New York are divided into cities and towns. New York state has a total of 62 municipalities designated as cities. Sherill, which is located in Oneida County, is the smallest city by population, with just 3,147 residents since its incorporation in 1916. There are nine additional cities that have populations that fall below 10,000.

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Over 1 Million
4
100,000 to 1 Million
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10,000 to 100,000

New York has 1 cities with more than a million people, 4 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 84 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in New York is New York, with a population of 8,601,186 people.

New York

New York City is the nation's most populated city.

8,601,186

Buffalo

Buffalo -- which was named after nearby Buffalo Creek -- is also known as the Queen City.

252,555

Rochester

Top-ranked schools, low cost of living, and low jobless rates have put this city on multiple lists including the best cities to raise a family and one of the country's most livable cities.

206,318

Yonkers

Residents and visitors alike enjoy many attractions throughout Yonkers, including a racing track and the Hudson River Museum.

202,127

Syracuse

This city is known for its higher education institutions, including Le Moyne College and Syracuse University.

141,353

Albany

Albany is the capital city of New York.

97,640

New Rochelle

New Rochelle has many beautiful natural attractions, including over 230 acres of public parkland.

79,518

Mount Vernon

This city is divided into two sections: Southside and Northside.

68,212

Schenectady

This city was founded by the Dutch during the 17th Century.

63,536

Utica

Utica has become a melting pot of cultures, drawing in refugees from war-torn countries all around the globe.

59,608

Name 2019 Population Location
New York8,601,186Map
Buffalo252,555Map
Rochester206,318Map
Yonkers202,127Map
Syracuse141,353Map
Albany97,640Map
New Rochelle79,518Map
Mount Vernon68,212Map
Schenectady63,536Map
Utica59,608Map
White Plains58,220Map
Hempstead55,486Map
Troy49,189Map
Niagara Falls47,864Map
Binghamton44,514Map
Freeport43,294Map
Valley Stream37,553Map
Long Beach33,750Map
Spring Valley32,555Map
Rome32,121Map
Ithaca30,939Map
North Tonawanda30,127Map
Poughkeepsie29,709Map
Port Chester29,587Map
Jamestown28,755Map
Harrison28,583Map
Newburgh27,909Map
Saratoga Springs27,856Map
Middletown27,779Map
Glen Cove27,311Map
Elmira26,975Map
Lindenhurst26,651Map
Auburn26,287Map
Kiryas Joel26,160Map
Rockville Centre25,744Map
Ossining25,333Map
Peekskill24,077Map
Watertown23,473Map
Kingston22,694Map
Garden City22,566Map
Lockport20,105Map
Plattsburgh19,762Map
Mamaroneck19,506Map
Lynbrook19,489Map
Mineola19,464Map
Cortland18,504Map
Scarsdale18,179Map
Cohoes18,020Map
Lackawanna17,538Map
Amsterdam17,393Map
Massapequa Park17,181Map
Oswego17,080Map
Rye15,950Map
Floral Park15,891Map
Westbury15,456Map
Depew14,926Map
Kenmore14,846Map
Gloversville14,718Map
Tonawanda14,594Map
Glens Falls14,535Map
Mastic Beach14,532Map
Batavia14,420Map
Johnson City14,406Map
Oneonta14,261Map
Beacon14,133Map
Olean13,587Map
Endicott12,968Map
Geneva12,721Map
Patchogue12,488Map
Haverstraw12,021Map
Babylon11,944Map
Tarrytown11,574Map
Dunkirk11,526Map
Mount Kisco11,100Map
Dobbs Ferry11,093Map
Lake Grove11,036Map
Fulton11,027Map
Oneida10,999Map
Woodbury10,983Map
Suffern10,864Map
Corning10,575Map
Fredonia10,378Map
Ogdensburg10,335Map
West Haverstraw10,264Map
Great Neck10,236Map
Sleepy Hollow10,186Map
Canandaigua10,150Map
Lancaster10,078Map
Massena10,021Map
Watervliet9,910Map
New Hyde Park9,860Map
East Rockaway9,775Map
Potsdam9,774Map
Amityville9,674Map
Rye Brook9,626Map
Hamburg9,590Map
Farmingdale9,373Map
Rensselaer9,268Map
New Square9,242Map
Airmont8,823Map
Newark8,710Map
Monroe8,561Map
Malverne8,514Map
Port Jervis8,452Map
Croton-on-Hudson8,270Map
Johnstown8,246Map
Brockport8,202Map
Geneseo8,131Map
Chestnut Ridge8,108Map
Hornell8,078Map
Briarcliff Manor8,068Map
Baldwinsville7,980Map
Hastings-on-Hudson7,951Map
Port Jefferson7,713Map
Ilion7,697Map
Colonie7,691Map
Scotia7,466Map
Herkimer7,326Map
Williston Park7,280Map
East Hills7,278Map
Northport7,243Map
Great Neck Plaza7,228Map
Pleasantville7,156Map
Pelham7,014Map
New Paltz6,986Map
Nyack6,933Map
Hudson Falls6,917Map
Warwick6,843Map
Bayville6,739Map
Manorhaven6,708Map
Cedarhurst6,667Map
Walden6,646Map
Lawrence6,636Map
North Hills6,630Map
North Syracuse6,614Map
Tuckahoe6,603Map
Irvington6,599Map
Norwich6,486Map
East Rochester6,446Map
Canton6,389Map
Bronxville6,383Map
Monticello6,336Map
Horseheads6,328Map
Solvay6,179Map
Larchmont6,151Map
East Aurora6,141Map
Hudson6,137Map
Kaser6,083Map
Wesley Hills5,899Map
Albion5,833Map
New Hempstead5,827Map
Hilton5,774Map
Washingtonville5,749Map
Elmsford5,684Map
Medina5,637Map
Webster5,611Map
Malone5,605Map
Fairport5,580Map
Pelham Manor5,541Map
Bath5,468Map
Salamanca5,465Map
Wappingers Falls5,419Map
Goshen5,350Map
Kings Point5,321Map
Saranac Lake5,216Map
Williamsville5,146Map
Ballston Spa5,121Map
Sea Cliff5,060Map
Waterloo4,959Map
Island Park4,946Map
Mechanicville4,896Map
Flower Hill4,892Map
Penn Yan4,879Map
Old Westbury4,836Map
Chittenango4,779Map
Ardsley4,676Map
Little Falls4,642Map
Montebello4,621Map
Cobleskill4,550Map
Montgomery4,539Map
Canastota4,490Map
Dansville4,417Map
Manlius4,416Map
Wellsville4,364Map
Springville4,246Map
Chester4,191Map
Le Roy4,129Map
Hamilton4,065Map
Alfred4,051Map
Fayetteville4,048Map
Liberty4,041Map
Waverly4,013Map
Owego3,983Map
Ellenville3,960Map
Menands3,889Map
Maybrook3,854Map
Spencerport3,840Map
Elmira Heights3,800Map
Highland Falls3,796Map
Saugerties3,788Map