Top Cities in Iowa by Population (2013)

Rank City 2013 Population (est)
1Des Moines203,433
2Cedar Rapids126,326
3Davenport99,685
4Sioux City82,684
5Waterloo68,406
6Iowa City67,862
7Council Bluffs62,230
8Ames58,965
9Dubuque57,637
10West Des Moines56,609
11Ankeny45,582
12Urbandale39,463
13Cedar Falls39,260
14Marion34,768
15Bettendorf33,217
16Mason City28,079
17Marshalltown27,552
18Clinton26,885
19Burlington25,663
20Fort Dodge25,206
21Ottumwa25,023
22Muscatine22,886
23Coralville18,907
24Johnston17,278
25Clive15,447
26Newton15,254
27Indianola14,782
28Altoona14,541
29Waukee13,790
30North Liberty13,374
31Boone12,661
32Oskaloosa11,463
33Spencer11,233
34Fort Madison11,051
35Keokuk10,780
36Storm Lake10,600
37Pella10,352
38Carroll10,103
39Waverly9,874
40Le Mars9,826
41Fairfield9,464
42Grinnell9,218
43Norwalk8,945
44Pleasant Hill8,785
45Mount Pleasant8,668
46Denison8,298
47Grimes8,246
48Decorah8,127
49Webster City8,070
50Creston7,834
51Clear Lake7,777
52Perry7,702
53Charles City7,652
54Knoxville7,313
55Washington7,266
56Atlantic7,112
57Sioux Center7,048
58Hiawatha7,024
59Nevada6,798
60Oelwein6,415
61Estherville6,360
62Maquoketa6,141
63Orange City6,004
64Independence5,966
65Centerville5,745
66Red Oak5,742
67Eldridge5,651
68Clarinda5,572
69Algona5,560
70Anamosa5,533
71Centerville5,528
72De Witt5,322
73Glenwood5,269
74Vinton5,257
75Cherokee5,253
76Iowa Falls5,238
77Winterset5,190
78Sheldon5,188
79Manchester5,179
80Shenandoah5,150
81Harlan5,106
82Osceola4,929
83Windsor Heights4,860
84Spirit Lake4,840
85Evansdale4,751
86Humboldt4,690
87Mount Vernon4,506
88Hampton4,461
89Camanche4,448
90Jefferson4,345
91Chariton4,321
92Sergeant Bluff4,227
93Asbury4,170
94Forest City4,151
95Dyersville4,058
96Emmetsburg3,904
97Waukon3,897
98Carlisle3,876
99Cresco3,868
100Bondurant3,860
101Monticello3,796
102Carter Lake3,785
103Albia3,766
104Le Claire3,765
105West Liberty3,736
106Adel3,682
107Osage3,619
108Eagle Grove3,583
109New Hampton3,571
110Story City3,431
111Polk City3,418
112Rock Valley3,354
113Huxley3,317
114Saylorville3,301
115Tipton3,221
116Robins3,142
117Garner3,129
118Williamsburg3,068
119Onawa2,998
120West Burlington2,968
121Milford2,898
122Tama2,877
123Clarion2,850
124Missouri Valley2,838
125Wilton2,802
126Sibley2,798
127Eldora2,732
128Grundy Center2,706
129Bloomfield2,640
130Rock Rapids2,549
131Hawarden2,546
132Madrid2,543
133Belle Plaine2,534
134Marengo2,528
135Jesup2,520
136West Union2,486
137Center Point2,421
138Park View2,389
139Belmond2,376
140Kalona2,363
141Toledo2,341
142Lamoni2,324
143West Branch2,322
144La Porte City2,285
145Hudson2,282
146Mitchellville2,254
147Postville2,227
148Sac City2,220
149Bellevue2,191
150Audubon2,176
151Hull2,175
152Cascade2,159
153Lisbon2,152
154Ida Grove2,142
155Fairfax2,123
156Lake Mills2,100
157Colfax2,093
158Britt2,069
159Wapello2,067
160Sigourney2,059
161Ogden2,044
162Solon2,037
163Sumner2,028
164Northwood1,989
165Greenfield1,982
166Leon1,977
167Tiffin1,947
168Guttenberg1,919
169Columbus Junction1,899
170New London1,897
171Alta1,883
172Parkersburg1,870
173Epworth1,860
174Durant1,832
175Monroe1,830
176Pocahontas1,789
177Denver1,780
178Ely1,776
179Lake City1,727
180Rockwell City1,709
181Traer1,703
182Pleasantville1,694
183Mount Ayr1,691
184Manson1,690
185Prairie City1,680
186Hartley1,672
187Atkins1,670
188Reinbeck1,664
189Remsen1,663
190Nashua1,663
191Stuart1,648
192Corning1,635
193Walcott1,629
194Dallas Center1,623
195Moville1,618
196Ackley1,589
197Corydon1,585
198Guthrie Center1,569
199Mediapolis1,560
200Monona1,549
201Farley1,537
202Logan1,534
203Oakland1,527
204Avoca1,506
205Manning1,500
206Slater1,489
207Akron1,486
208State Center1,468
209Brooklyn1,468
210Walford1,463
211Montezuma1,462
212Woodbine1,459
213Urbana1,458
214Blue Grass1,452
215Earlham1,450
216Bedford1,440
217Clarksville1,439
218Oakland1,437
219Nora Springs1,431
220Kingsley1,411
221Wellman1,408
222Lenox1,407
223Sanborn1,404
224Holstein1,396
225Dysart1,379
226Peosta1,377
227Fayette1,338
228Manly1,323
229Tripoli1,313
230Coon Rapids1,305
231Lone Tree1,300
232Shell Rock1,296
233New Sharon1,293
234Melcher-Dallas1,288
235Roland1,284
236Strawberry Point1,279
237Elkader1,273
238Buffalo1,270
239Buffalo (historical)1,262
240Laurens1,258
241Central City1,257
242Villisca1,252
243Granger1,244
244Mapleton1,224
245Alton1,216
246Dike1,209
247Jewell1,188
248Hamburg1,187
249Sheffield1,172
250Glidden1,146
251Mechanicsville1,146
252Lake View1,142
253Malvern1,142
254Sidney1,138
255Winfield1,134
256Greene1,130
257Aplington1,128
258Arnolds Park1,126
259Panora1,124
260Marcus1,117
261Elk Run Heights1,117
262Fairbank1,113
263Conrad1,108
264Saint Ansgar1,107
265Lake Park1,105
266Baxter1,101
267Gilbert1,082
268George1,080
269Springville1,074
270Paullina1,056
271University Heights1,051
272De Soto1,050
273Dunlap1,042
274North English1,041
275Tabor1,040
276Rockwell1,039
277Gowrie1,037
278Aurelia1,036
279Griswold1,036
280Allison1,029
281Palo1,026
282Woodward1,024
283Eddyville1,024
284Van Meter1,016
285Odebolt1,013
286Preston1,012
287Keota1,009
288Keosauqua1,006
289Primghar909
290Dakota City843