North America Cities by Population 2020

Mexico City tops the list of the most highly populated cities that are located on the continent of North America with a [current estimated total population of over 8.9 million people](https://www.citypopulation.de/Mexico-DistritoFederal.html).

Most Populous Cities in the United States

However, cities located in the United States have taken five of the remaining top ten rankings in terms of most populous cities. New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago are easily the largest cities in the United States and, of these three, New York City is by far the largest, with approximately 8.6 million residents (Los Angeles and Chicago have populations of 3.9 and 2,716,450 million, respectively). Phoenix, Arizona and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania also rank highly with respective and recent population estimates of 1,626,078 and 1,580,863.

Most Populous Canadian Cities

The Canadian cities of Toronto and Montreal , also ranks in the top ten most populous North American cities with 2,731,571 residents in Toronto and 1,704,694 residents living in Montreal.

Top Ten Most Populous Non-US

Rounding out the top ten list are the cities of Havana, Cuba and Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico - which are the only other non-US cities in the top ten.

Growing Cities

A large number of major US cities have populations of between one and two million, and are located throughout the states. These include the Californian city of San Diego (1.3 million) and the southern city of Dallas, Texas (1.3 million). A number of Mexican cities also fit into this range, such as Guadalajara (1.6 million) and Tijuana (1.3 million).

Smaller Cities

Many other culturally or historically significant US cities have relatively small populations. Louisiana's second-largest city of Baton Rouge has a population of 228,590; Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the oldest cities in the US and now has a population of 132,609, while Berkeley in California, famous for its university and social activism, has a population of just 120,972. Among the smaller Canadian cities are Burlington, Ontario (164,415), Kelowna, British Columbia (125,109) and Cambridge, Ontario (120,372).

Name Country 2020 Population
Mexico CityMexico12,294,193
New York CityUnited States8,175,133
Los AngelesUnited States3,971,883
ChicagoUnited States2,720,546
TorontoCanada2,600,000
BrooklynUnited States2,300,664
HoustonUnited States2,296,224
QueensUnited States2,272,771
Santo DomingoDominican Republic2,201,941
HavanaCuba2,163,824
IztapalapaMexico1,815,786
Ecatepec de MorelosMexico1,655,015
MontrealCanada1,600,000
PhiladelphiaUnited States1,567,442
PhoenixUnited States1,563,025
GuadalajaraMexico1,495,182
ManhattanUnited States1,487,536
San AntonioUnited States1,469,845
PueblaMexico1,434,062
San DiegoUnited States1,394,928
The BronxUnited States1,385,108
JuarezMexico1,321,004
TijuanaMexico1,300,983
DallasUnited States1,300,092
Leon de los AldamaMexico1,238,962
Port-au-PrinceHaiti1,234,742
Santiago de los CaballerosDominican Republic1,200,000
Gustavo Adolfo MaderoMexico1,185,772
ZapopanMexico1,142,483
MonterreyMexico1,135,512
Ciudad NezahualcoyotlMexico1,104,585
San JoseUnited States1,026,908
CalgaryCanada1,019,942
Guatemala CityGuatemala994,938
ManaguaNicaragua973,087
KingstonJamaica937,700
AustinUnited States931,830
JacksonvilleUnited States868,031
San FranciscoUnited States864,816
TegucigalpaHonduras850,848
ColumbusUnited States850,106
Fort WorthUnited States833,319
IndianapolisUnited States829,718
CharlotteUnited States827,097
OttawaCanada812,129
ChihuahuaMexico809,232
Naucalpan de JuarezMexico792,211
MeridaMexico777,615
Alvaro ObregonMexico726,664
San Luis PotosiMexico722,772
AguascalientesMexico722,250
HermosilloMexico715,061
EdmontonCanada712,391
SaltilloMexico709,671
Santo Domingo OesteDominican Republic701,269
Santo Domingo EsteDominican Republic700,000
MexicaliMexico689,775
SeattleUnited States684,451
DenverUnited States682,545
El PasoUnited States681,124
DetroitUnited States677,116
CuliacanMexico675,773
GuadalupeMexico673,616
Acapulco de JuarezMexico673,479
MississaugaCanada668,549
BostonUnited States667,137
MemphisUnited States655,770
TlalnepantlaMexico653,410
New South MemphisUnited States641,608
North YorkCanada636,000
PortlandUnited States632,309
WinnipegCanada632,063
Oklahoma CityUnited States631,346
CancunMexico628,306
Santiago de QueretaroMexico626,495
Las VegasUnited States623,747
BaltimoreUnited States621,849
CoyoacanMexico620,416
Santa Maria ChimalhuacanMexico612,383
TorreonMexico608,836
Washington, D.C.United States601,723
MilwaukeeUnited States600,155
ScarboroughCanada600,000
VancouverCanada600,000
MoreliaMexico597,511
ReynosaMexico589,466
New KingstonJamaica583,958
TlaquepaqueMexico575,942
TlalpanMexico574,577
South BostonUnited States571,281
AlbuquerqueUnited States559,121
Santiago de CubaCuba555,865
TuxtlaMexico537,102
CuauhtemocMexico531,831
TucsonUnited States531,641
NashvilleUnited States530,852
QuebecCanada528,595
San SalvadorEl Salvador525,990
FresnoUnited States520,052
HamiltonCanada519,949
Victoria de DurangoMexico518,709
SacramentoUnited States490,712
San Pedro SulaHonduras489,466
TolucaMexico489,333
Ciudad Lopez MateosMexico489,160
Cuautitlan IzcalliMexico484,573
Kansas CityUnited States475,378
Long BeachUnited States474,140
MixcoGuatemala473,080
MesaUnited States471,825
Staten IslandUnited States468,730
Ciudad ApodacaMexico467,157
AtlantaUnited States463,878
Colorado SpringsUnited States456,568
Virginia BeachUnited States452,745
RaleighUnited States451,066
Heroica MatamorosMexico449,815
OmahaUnited States443,885
San Nicolas de los GarzaMexico443,273
CarrefourHaiti442,156
MiamiUnited States441,003
BramptonCanada433,806
Venustiano CarranzaMexico430,978
VeracruzMexico428,323
Xalapa de EnriquezMexico424,755
OaklandUnited States419,267
San JuanPuerto Rico418,140
AzcapotzalcoMexico414,711
MinneapolisUnited States410,939
TonalaMexico408,759
PanamaPanama408,168
XochimilcoMexico407,885
Villa NuevaGuatemala406,830
TulsaUnited States403,505
SurreyCanada394,976
WichitaUnited States389,965
New OrleansUnited States389,617
ArlingtonUnited States388,125
ClevelandUnited States388,072
Benito JuarezMexico385,439
IztacalcoMexico384,326
Delmas 73Haiti382,920
MazatlanMexico381,583
IrapuatoMexico380,941
LavalCanada376,845
Nuevo LaredoMexico373,725
BakersfieldUnited States373,640
Miguel HidalgoMexico372,889
HonoluluUnited States371,657
TampaUnited States369,075
AuroraUnited States359,407
HalifaxCanada359,111
XicoMexico356,352
Benito JuarezMexico355,017
VillahermosaMexico353,577
Ciudad General EscobedoMexico352,444
AnaheimUnited States350,742
EtobicokeCanada347,948
CamagueyCuba347,562
LondonCanada346,765
CelayaMexico340,387
West RaleighUnited States338,759
CuernavacaMexico338,650
Santa AnaUnited States335,400
San JoseCosta Rica335,007
TepicMexico332,863
SoyapangoEl Salvador329,708
Corpus ChristiUnited States324,074
RiversideUnited States322,424
IxtapalucaMexico322,271
San MiguelitoPanama321,501
HolguinCuba319,102
St. LouisUnited States315,685
Lexington-FayetteUnited States314,488
TampicoMexico309,003
StocktonUnited States305,658
Ciudad VictoriaMexico305,155
TlahuacMexico305,076
PittsburghUnited States304,391
AnchorageUnited States298,695
Ciudad ObregonMexico298,625
OkanaganCanada297,601
CincinnatiUnited States296,943
VictoriaCanada289,625
MeadsUnited States288,649
IronvilleUnited States288,649
HendersonUnited States285,667
GreensboroUnited States285,342
Saint PaulUnited States285,068
PlanoUnited States283,558
PetionvilleHaiti283,052
NewarkUnited States281,944
Nicolas RomeroMexico281,799
ToledoUnited States279,789
EnsenadaMexico279,765
WindsorCanada278,013
CoacalcoMexico277,959
LincolnUnited States277,348
GuantanamoCuba272,801
OrlandoUnited States270,934
Santa CatarinaMexico268,347
Chula VistaUnited States265,757
UruapanMexico264,439
Jersey CityUnited States264,290
MarkhamCanada261,573
ChandlerUnited States260,828
Fort WayneUnited States260,326
BuffaloUnited States258,071
DurhamUnited States257,636
Gomez PalacioMexico257,352
St. PetersburgUnited States257,083
IrvineUnited States256,927
Los MochisMexico256,613
Pachuca de SotoMexico256,584
LaredoUnited States255,473
OaxacaMexico255,029
Soledad de Graciano SanchezMexico255,015
Santa ClaraCuba250,512
Colonia del ValleMexico250,000
Port-de-PaixHaiti250,000
LubbockUnited States249,042
MadisonUnited States248,951
TehuacanMexico248,716
OshawaCanada247,989
GilbertUnited States247,542
NorfolkUnited States246,393
LouisvilleUnited States243,639
Ojo de AguaMexico242,272
GatineauCanada242,124
RenoUnited States241,445
Winston-SalemUnited States241,218
GlendaleUnited States240,126
VaughanCanada238,866
Magdalena ContrerasMexico238,431
HialeahUnited States237,069
GarlandUnited States236,897
ScottsdaleUnited States236,839
IrvingUnited States236,607
CoatzacoalcosMexico235,983
ChesapeakeUnited States235,429
North Las VegasUnited States234,807
KitchenerCanada233,700
FremontUnited States232,206
LongueuilCanada229,330
Croix-des-BouquetsHaiti229,127
Baton RougeUnited States228,590
NassauBahamas227,940
Diez de OctubreCuba227,293
LexingtonUnited States225,366
ParadiseUnited States223,167
CampecheMexico220,389
RichmondUnited States220,289
San Pedro de MacorisDominican Republic217,899
JamaicaUnited States216,866
San BernardinoUnited States216,108
MonclovaMexico215,271
La PazMexico215,178
SpokaneUnited States213,272
NogalesMexico212,533
BirminghamUnited States212,461
ModestoUnited States211,266
Des MoinesUnited States210,330
Arroyo NaranjoCuba210,053
RochesterUnited States209,802
La RomanaDominican Republic208,437
MaryvaleUnited States208,189
TacomaUnited States207,948
ArlingtonUnited States207,627
FontanaUnited States207,460
OxnardUnited States207,254
BuenavistaMexico206,081
Moreno ValleyUnited States204,198
Las TunasCuba203,684
BayamonPuerto Rico203,499
Puerto VallartaMexico203,342
BurnabyCanada202,799
TapachulaMexico202,672
FayettevilleUnited States201,963
Huntington BeachUnited States201,899
YonkersUnited States201,116
GlendaleUnited States201,020
AuroraUnited States200,661
MontgomeryUnited States200,602
ColumbusUnited States200,579
LadnerCanada200,000
SaskatoonCanada198,958
AmarilloUnited States198,645
Little RockUnited States197,992
AkronUnited States197,542
Ciudad MaderoMexico197,216
ShreveportUnited States197,204
Grand RapidsUnited States195,097
MobileUnited States194,288
Salt Lake CityUnited States192,672
BayamoCuba192,632
HuntsvilleUnited States190,582
TallahasseeUnited States189,907
Sunrise ManorUnited States189,372
BoyerosCuba188,593
Grand PrairieUnited States187,809
ChilpancingoMexico187,251
Pinar del RioCuba186,990
CienfuegosCuba186,644
Overland ParkUnited States186,515
Richmond HillCanada185,541
KnoxvilleUnited States185,291
Poza Rica de HidalgoMexico185,242
WorcesterUnited States184,815
BrownsvilleUnited States183,887
Newport NewsUnited States182,385
Santa ClaritaUnited States182,371
BarrieCanada182,041
RichmondCanada182,000
HarlemUnited States181,259
NepeanCanada180,000
ProvidenceUnited States179,207
Fort LauderdaleUnited States178,590
East FlatbushUnited States178,464
Spring ValleyUnited States178,395
Habana del EsteCuba178,041
Santa AnaEl Salvador176,661
ChattanoogaUnited States176,588
ReginaCanada176,183
TempeUnited States175,826
OceansideUnited States175,691
Bella VistaDominican Republic175,683
Garden GroveUnited States175,393
Rancho CucamongaUnited States175,236
Cape CoralUnited States175,229
Santa RosaUnited States174,972
East New YorkUnited States173,198
ChicoloapanMexico172,919
VancouverUnited States172,860
Sioux FallsUnited States171,544
PeoriaUnited States171,237
OntarioUnited States171,214
JacksonUnited States170,674
CarolinaPuerto Rico170,404
Ciudad del CarmenMexico169,466
ChalcoMexico168,720
HollywoodUnited States167,664
Elk GroveUnited States166,913
SpringfieldUnited States166,810
Pembroke PinesUnited States166,611
OakvilleCanada165,697
Deer ValleyUnited States165,656
Port Saint LucieUnited States164,603
SalemUnited States164,549
BurlingtonCanada164,415
CoronaUnited States164,226
EugeneUnited States163,460
McKinneyUnited States162,898
JiutepecMexico162,427
San MiguelEl Salvador161,880
Fort CollinsUnited States161,175
LancasterUnited States161,103
Delegacion Cuajimalpa de MorelosMexico160,491
MejicanosEl Salvador160,317
SalamancaMexico160,169
CaryUnited States159,769
San Miguel del PadronCuba159,273
Tempe JunctionUnited States158,368
PalmdaleUnited States158,351
HaywardUnited States158,289
Centro HabanaCuba158,151
San Luis Rio ColoradoMexico158,089
San Cristobal de las CasasMexico158,027
Greater SudburyCanada157,857
SalinasUnited States157,380
San Pablo de las SalinasMexico156,191
FriscoUnited States154,407
CuautlaMexico154,358
SpringfieldUnited States154,341
San CristobalDominican Republic154,040
East ChattanoogaUnited States154,024
PasadenaUnited States153,784
AlexandriaUnited States153,511
PomonaUnited States153,266
PoncePuerto Rico152,634
Washington HeightsUnited States152,613
LakewoodUnited States152,597
Ciudad Benito JuarezMexico151,893
SunnyvaleUnited States151,754
AbbotsfordCanada151,683
EscondidoUnited States151,451
Kansas CityUnited States151,306
ChetumalMexico151,243
Piedras NegrasMexico150,178
AstoriaUnited States150,165
Playa del CarmenMexico149,923
HollywoodUnited States149,728
Borough ParkUnited States149,248
ClarksvilleUnited States149,176
TorranceUnited States148,475
ValenciaUnited States148,456
RockfordUnited States148,278
East HamptonUnited States147,993
JolietUnited States147,861
PatersonUnited States147,754
BridgeportUnited States147,629
NapervilleUnited States147,100
MatanzasCuba146,733
Puerto PlataDominican Republic146,000
BoiseUnited States145,987
SavannahUnited States145,674
Spanish TownJamaica145,018
MesquiteUnited States144,788
LeonNicaragua144,538
SyracuseUnited States144,142
SaguenayCanada143,692
Metairie TerraceUnited States142,489
PasadenaUnited States142,250
Ciego de AvilaCuba142,027
ZamoraMexico141,627
PetapaGuatemala141,455
OrangeUnited States140,992
CordobaMexico140,896
FullertonUnited States140,847
KilleenUnited States140,806
DaytonUnited States140,599
McAllenUnited States140,269
BellevueUnited States139,820
CholomaHonduras139,100
San Juan del RioMexico138,878
MetairieUnited States138,481
JacmelHaiti137,966
ColimaMexico137,383
MiramarUnited States137,132
San Juan SacatepequezGuatemala136,886
HamptonUnited States136,454
Van NuysUnited States136,443
West Valley CityUnited States136,208
OkapHaiti134,815
OlatheUnited States134,305
Ciudad AcunaMexico134,233
LeoganeHaiti134,190
WarrenUnited States134,056
ColumbiaUnited States133,803
ThorntonUnited States133,451
CarrolltonUnited States133,168
MidlandUnited States132,950
CharlestonUnited States132,609
WacoUnited States132,356
CerroCuba132,351
QuetzaltenangoGuatemala132,230
Sterling HeightsUnited States132,052
St. CatharinesCanada131,989
DentonUnited States131,044
Cedar RapidsUnited States130,405
New HavenUnited States130,322
RosevilleUnited States130,269
La CeibaHonduras130,218
GainesvilleUnited States130,128
MasayaNicaragua130,113
VisaliaUnited States130,104
ManzanilloMexico130,035
Coral SpringsUnited States129,485
SherbrookeCanada129,447
Thousand OaksUnited States129,339
ZacatecasMexico129,011
ElizabethUnited States129,007
StamfordUnited States128,874
ConcordUnited States128,667
SurpriseUnited States128,422
ManzanilloCuba128,188
AlhambraUnited States127,764
LafayetteUnited States127,657
TopekaUnited States127,265
Sancti SpiritusCuba127,069
KentUnited States126,952
Simi ValleyUnited States126,788
East Los AngelesUnited States126,496
AnmoreCanada126,456
LevisCanada126,396
ChinandegaNicaragua126,387
Santa ClaraUnited States126,215
MurfreesboroUnited States126,118
Sunset ParkUnited States126,000
Les CayesHaiti125,799
KelownaCanada125,109
WillemstadCuracao125,000
HuixquilucanMexico124,846
San Francisco de MacorisDominican Republic124,763
Santa TeclaEl Salvador124,694
Ciudad VallesMexico124,644
GuadalupeMexico124,623
KoreatownUnited States124,281
HartfordUnited States124,006
Salvaleon de HigueeyDominican Republic123,787
San Pedro Garza GarciaMexico122,627
Sheepshead BayUnited States122,534
AmherstUnited States122,366
VictorvilleUnited States122,225
Villa CanalesGuatemala122,194
San Pedro Garza GarciaMexico122,009
AbileneUnited States121,721
VallejoUnited States121,253
North StamfordUnited States121,230
BerkeleyUnited States120,972
FresnilloMexico120,944