10 Largest Cities in New York

The largest city in New York is New York City, with a population of 8,230,290. Keeseville is the fastest growing city in New York over the past 10 years, having grown 61.54% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²)
1New York City8,230,2908,190,2100.49%4,083
2Buffalo254,290261,275-2.67%939
3Rochester205,077210,217-2.45%855
4Yonkers201,344196,4072.51%1,666
5Syracuse141,491145,215-2.56%842
6Albany95,35897,753-2.45%664
7New Rochelle78,02777,2331.03%1,124
8Cheektowaga73,74075,178-1.91%433
9Mount Vernon66,72567,399-1.00%2,268
10Schenectady65,12966,151-1.54%899
11Brentwood63,39960,6644.51%862
12Utica59,17062,209-4.89%526
13White Plains58,04556,9461.93%883
14Tonawanda57,02758,144-1.92%491
15Hempstead54,84754,0811.42%2,219
16Levittown51,63451,881-0.48%1,130
17Irondequoit50,30251,692-2.69%500
18Troy48,75450,081-2.65%702
19Niagara Falls47,13649,996-5.72%499
20West Seneca45,34444,7111.42%316
21Binghamton43,60147,348-7.91%620
22Freeport42,77042,899-0.30%1,392
23Hicksville42,70941,5472.80%937
24West Babylon42,66543,213-1.27%817
25Coram40,31139,1133.06%435
26East Meadow38,02938,132-0.27%899
27Valley Stream37,25737,418-0.43%1,596
28Commack36,95336,1242.29%460
29Brighton36,27236,609-0.92%351
30Elmont35,82433,1987.91%1,566
31New City35,10133,5594.59%336
32Long Beach33,36833,393-0.07%2,242
33Huntington Station32,86633,029-0.49%895
34Spring Valley32,21331,4212.52%2,388
35Rome32,09233,726-4.84%64
36Franklin Square32,05529,3209.33%1,660
37Uniondale32,00724,75929.27%835
38Centereach31,49331,578-0.27%538
39Central Islip31,20534,450-9.42%654
40Ithaca31,19330,0413.83%863
41Harrison31,01927,49812.80%276
42Poughkeepsie30,66930,832-0.53%889
43Oceanside30,60432,109-4.69%925
44North Tonawanda29,94131,548-5.09%442
45Bay Shore29,79926,33713.15%822
46Kiryas Joel29,65720,39345.43%3,242
47Port Chester28,88729,006-0.41%1,847
48Jamestown28,67831,080-7.73%478
49Saratoga Springs28,61026,6037.54%152
50Shirley28,58327,8542.62%371
51Middletown28,42728,1470.99%797
52Newburgh28,14328,931-2.72%1,102
53Deer Park27,47927,745-0.96%664
54Elmira27,11029,255-7.33%557
55Glen Cove27,06226,9870.28%606
56West Islip26,84428,335-5.26%635
57Lindenhurst26,63527,283-2.38%1,058
58Plainview26,45326,2170.90%689
59Smithtown26,26026,470-0.79%337
60Dix Hills25,92526,892-3.60%242
61Holbrook25,82427,195-5.04%536
62Auburn25,54727,666-7.66%457
63Baldwin24,72724,0332.89%1,247
64Peekskill24,51123,6193.78%836
65Ossining24,45425,048-2.37%1,155
66Rockville Centre24,45224,0761.56%1,121
67Medford24,40624,1421.09%337
68Watertown23,82826,882-11.36%393
69Copiague23,56122,9932.47%1,136
70Monsey23,05518,41225.22%1,515
71Kingston22,47923,814-5.61%448
72Garden City22,36422,3570.03%625
73East Patchogue22,17222,469-1.32%397
74Massapequa21,78421,6850.46%912
75North Bay Shore21,67918,94414.44%1,005
76North Bellmore20,71819,9413.90%1,178
77Lake Ronkonkoma20,66720,1552.54%624
78East Northport20,19020,217-0.13%583
79Merrick20,13022,097-8.90%754
80Selden20,09319,8511.22%693
81Lockport20,06521,160-5.17%356
82Rotterdam20,01820,652-3.07%433
83Hauppauge20,00520,882-4.20%278
84Eastchester19,99019,5542.23%905
85West Hempstead19,86418,8625.31%1,115
86Plattsburgh19,57120,019-2.24%579
87Holtsville19,47919,714-1.19%408
88Syosset19,45318,8293.31%583
89Lynbrook19,35419,513-0.81%1,433
90Mineola19,14718,8891.37%1,518
91Mamaroneck19,06118,9300.69%896
92Cortland18,69619,177-2.51%716
93North Valley Stream18,66116,62812.23%1,491
94North Massapequa18,50517,8863.46%921
95North Amityville18,38217,8622.91%1,164
96Ronkonkoma18,30919,082-4.05%349
97Wantagh17,91518,871-5.07%697
98Scarsdale17,86517,1534.15%400
99Islip17,85318,689-4.47%551
100Melville17,71618,985-6.68%218
101Bethpage17,62716,4297.29%735
102East Massapequa17,62219,069-7.59%767
103Lackawanna17,60018,136-2.96%401
104Amsterdam17,59018,611-5.49%446
105Nanuet17,51717,882-2.04%480
106Woodmere17,47017,1212.04%1,009
107Huntington17,42018,046-3.47%342
108North Babylon17,13417,509-2.14%757
109Massapequa Park17,06117,135-0.43%1,160
110Oswego17,04218,140-6.05%334
111Roosevelt16,89916,2583.94%1,423
112Cohoes16,75916,1743.62%662
113Pearl River16,47615,8763.78%361
114Kings Park16,42417,282-4.96%393
115Sayville15,91016,853-5.60%447
116Port Washington15,80815,846-0.24%563
117Floral Park15,78415,847-0.40%1,665
118Eggertsville15,72115,0194.67%819
119Farmingville15,71415,4811.51%568
120Rye15,54715,727-1.14%396
121Mastic15,47615,481-0.03%591
122Bellmore15,36816,218-5.24%971
123Westbury15,35515,0671.91%976
124South Farmingdale15,22914,4865.13%1,023
125North New Hyde Park15,08014,8991.21%1,138
126Seaford15,04015,294-1.66%859
127Depew14,90715,431-3.40%438
128Kenmore14,90615,494-3.80%1,547
129New Cassel14,86714,0595.75%1,498
130Hampton Bays14,84813,6039.15%172
131Greece14,79814,5191.92%504
132Tonawanda14,63515,158-3.45%573
133Gloversville14,58315,591-6.47%431
134Greenlawn14,39213,7424.73%576
135Beacon14,37013,8343.87%452
136Jefferson Valley-Yorktown14,20514,1420.45%305
137Riverhead14,19613,2996.74%140
138Batavia14,17515,325-7.50%407
139Glens Falls14,07814,691-4.17%545
140Jericho13,88913,5672.37%522
141Johnson City13,85915,152-8.53%454
142Oneonta13,76513,937-1.23%470
143St. James13,67113,3382.50%447
144Rocky Point13,52114,014-3.52%178
145Nesconset13,29313,387-0.70%518
146Manorville13,25714,314-7.38%78
147Setauket-East Setauket13,23515,477-14.49%232
148East Islip13,22214,475-8.66%496
149Olean13,16114,404-8.63%332
150Fort Drum13,02012,9550.50%135
151Ridge12,85413,336-3.61%145
152Terryville12,76411,8497.72%589
153Mastic Beach12,61012,930-2.47%398
154Stony Point12,58612,1473.61%345
155Geneva12,44313,205-5.77%441
156Stony Brook12,42813,740-9.55%319
157Endicott12,26013,364-8.26%572
158Patchogue12,23311,8363.35%807
159North Merrick12,17012,272-0.83%1,055
160Salisbury12,13312,0930.33%1,036
161Haverstraw12,05111,9370.96%906
162Miller Place12,01612,339-2.62%273
163Babylon11,91212,172-2.14%732
164North Wantagh11,72011,960-2.01%918
165Dunkirk11,72012,526-6.43%388
166Endwell11,67711,4462.02%465
167Elwood11,49811,1772.87%358
168North Bellport11,42811,545-1.01%348
169Wyandanch11,36811,647-2.40%380
170Woodbury11,31110,7045.67%47
171Tarrytown11,30211,2540.43%576
172Mount Sinai11,10112,118-8.39%276
173Dobbs Ferry11,04910,9371.02%678
174Lake Grove11,02811,197-1.51%556
175Fulton10,97011,901-7.82%428
176Suffern10,94110,7441.83%778
177Oneida10,78811,310-4.62%73
178Mount Kisco10,70310,793-0.83%524
179North Lindenhurst10,62411,652-8.82%820
180Corning10,40011,183-7.00%503
181South Huntington10,3229,4229.55%450
182Middle Island10,22810,483-2.43%185
183Great Neck10,20310,0861.16%1,140
184Fredonia10,19711,233-9.22%293
185Ogdensburg10,18611,104-8.27%306
186West Haverstraw10,12510,149-0.24%991
187Lancaster10,09310,290-1.91%557
188Fairmount10,09210,224-1.29%451
189Massena10,06210,922-7.87%331
190Sleepy Hollow9,9989,8861.13%678
191Canandaigua9,99810,557-5.30%325
192Scotchtown9,9979,2128.52%353
193Inwood9,8929,7921.02%924
194East Rockaway9,7869,7760.10%1,433
195Fort Salonga9,77510,008-2.33%149
196New Hyde Park9,7599,781-0.22%1,693
197Hamburg9,7569,4253.51%586
198Watervliet9,74410,241-4.85%1,079
199North Gates9,5819,5120.73%537
200Rye Brook9,5279,3352.06%414
201Amityville9,3219,509-1.98%677
202Bohemia9,26210,180-9.02%160
203New Square9,1237,00630.22%3,701
204Rensselaer9,0539,373-3.41%424
205Valley Cottage9,0239,107-0.92%310
206New Windsor9,0198,9221.09%357
207Farmingdale8,9788,2438.92%1,194
208Plainedge8,9758,8171.79%953
209Stony Brook University8,9439,216-2.96%785
210Potsdam8,9239,447-5.55%270
211Woodbury8,8528,907-0.62%263
212Glens Falls North8,8178,4434.43%160
213Airmont8,7748,6441.50%286
214Newark8,7549,320-6.07%241
215Monroe8,6108,3862.67%372
216Port Jervis8,5428,847-3.45%503
217Malverne8,4438,510-0.79%1,189
218Congers8,4068,3630.51%408
219Bayport8,4028,896-5.55%336
220Garden City Park8,3357,8066.78%1,260
221Mahopac8,2038,369-1.98%232
222Hornell8,1928,577-4.49%372
223Johnstown8,1548,667-5.92%252
224Center Moriches8,1477,5807.48%232
225Brockport8,1258,360-2.81%557
226Port Jefferson8,0997,7564.42%395
227Lake Carmel8,0678,282-2.60%233
228Croton-on-Hudson8,0378,077-0.50%258
229Geneseo8,0368,037-0.01%421
230Briarcliff Manor8,0247,8532.18%201
231Manhasset7,9858,080-1.18%499
232Chestnut Ridge7,9807,9370.54%240
233Sound Beach7,8217,6122.75%712
234Greenville7,8147,1169.81%455
235Baldwinsville7,8067,1968.48%374
236Hastings-on-Hudson7,7797,855-0.97%594
237Wading River7,7337,7190.18%118
238North Patchogue7,6577,2465.67%578
239Scotia7,6267,747-1.56%676
240Baldwin Harbor7,6238,102-5.91%981
241Ilion7,5468,179-7.74%451
242Colonie7,4907,802-4.00%344
243Hillcrest7,4417,558-1.55%853
244Port Jefferson Station7,3977,838-5.63%416
245East Hills7,3276,9585.30%480
246Pleasantville7,3127,0853.20%596
247Baywood7,2757,350-1.02%474
248Tappan7,2276,6139.28%391
249Northport7,2177,409-2.59%466
250Williston Park7,2157,263-0.66%1,717
251Great Neck Plaza7,1696,7326.49%3,431
252Herkimer7,1667,732-7.32%413
253Nyack7,1106,7884.74%1,376
254Mount Ivy7,0756,8782.86%728
255South Lockport7,0668,324-15.11%184
256New Paltz7,0396,8472.80%595
257Hudson Falls7,0387,300-3.59%563
258Springs7,0366,5926.74%124
259Pelham7,0256,8672.30%1,263
260Calverton6,9876,5107.33%37
261Oakdale6,9847,974-12.42%314
262Southport6,9727,238-3.68%163
263Westmere6,9337,284-4.82%326
264Viola6,8986,8680.44%369
265Mechanicstown6,8696,8580.16%305
266West Glens Falls6,8607,071-2.98%218
267Hewlett6,8026,819-0.25%1,151
268East Shoreham6,8016,6662.03%188
269Myers Corner6,7776,790-0.19%201
270South Valley Stream6,7755,96213.64%1,161
271Warwick6,7676,776-0.13%417
272Bayville6,7126,6760.54%687
273Walden6,6756,898-3.23%505
274Cedarhurst6,6196,5800.59%1,462
275Manorhaven6,5976,4672.01%2,111
276North Syracuse6,5646,827-3.85%500
277Lawrence6,5546,4481.64%262
278Roslyn Heights6,5536,577-0.36%662
279South Hill6,5516,673-1.83%166
280Tuckahoe6,4896,505-0.25%1,618
281Canton6,4526,3321.90%265
282Orange Lake6,4346,982-7.85%181
283Irvington6,4236,426-0.05%345
284East Rochester6,4126,615-3.07%721
285Norwich6,3967,169-10.78%449
286West Point6,3796,763-5.68%51
287Bronxville6,3566,2801.21%985
288Carmel Hamlet6,3456,817-6.92%113
289Yaphank6,3385,9456.61%69
290Monticello6,3076,825-7.59%231
291East Glenville6,2596,616-5.40%130
292Horseheads6,2566,439-2.84%240
293University at Buffalo6,1746,0661.78%681
294Solvay6,1706,588-6.34%556
295East Farmingdale6,1686,484-4.87%161
296East Aurora6,1626,201-0.63%366
297Lakeview6,1315,6159.19%913
298Binghamton University6,1306,177-0.76%1,178
299Larchmont6,0995,8673.95%844
300Seneca Falls6,0556,681-9.37%187
301Wesley Hills5,9835,6396.10%266
302Hudson5,9646,720-11.25%412
303North Hills5,9415,19014.47%321
304Southold5,9045,7482.71%84
305Harris Hill5,8475,5086.15%216
306Oyster Bay5,8366,707-12.99%688
307Mattydale5,8206,446-9.71%452
308Washingtonville5,8165,903-1.47%342
309Lake Mohegan5,8086,010-3.36%301
310Flanders5,7504,47228.58%74
311Hilton5,7195,935-3.64%477
312Highland5,7075,6471.06%182
313Webster5,6075,3464.88%379
314Medina5,6026,058-7.53%253
315Islip Terrace5,5795,3893.53%619
316Malone5,5705,912-5.78%266
317Wappingers Falls5,5205,583-1.13%734
318Albion5,5016,080-9.52%281
319Pelham Manor5,4865,525-0.71%609
320Fairview5,4865,515-0.53%235
321East Moriches5,4455,2493.73%148
322Bath5,4165,787-6.41%254
323Goshen5,4105,452-0.77%243
324Centerport5,3945,508-2.07%380
325New Hempstead5,3905,1514.64%283
326Hamlin5,3445,521-3.21%104
327East Quogue5,3434,75712.32%91
328Kaser5,3304,74312.38%4,624
329Kings Point5,3065,0944.16%235
330Salamanca5,2925,791-8.62%132
331Old Bethpage5,2835,523-4.35%188
332Fairport5,2475,353-1.98%495
333Albertson5,2255,1820.83%1,147
334Big Flats5,2155,277-1.17%48
335Williamsville5,1925,300-2.04%615
336Elmsford5,1884,68810.67%749
337Blauvelt5,1525,689-9.44%171
338Ballston Spa5,1345,432-5.49%478
339Carle Place5,1314,9813.01%818
340Saranac Lake5,1165,413-5.49%274
341West Hills5,0555,592-9.60%153
342Glen Head5,0534,6977.58%458
343West Sayville5,0105,011-0.02%389
344Sea Cliff5,0025,020-0.36%669
345Westvale5,0004,9630.75%546
346Island Park4,9624,6845.94%1,663
347Wheatley Heights4,9425,130-3.66%560
348Blue Point4,9424,7733.54%409
349Flower Hill4,9394,6356.56%455
350Cold Spring Harbor4,9325,070-2.72%201
351Mechanicville4,9235,214-5.58%873
352Firthcliffe4,9124,949-0.75%247
353Niskayuna4,895724
354Penn Yan4,8935,154-5.06%304
355Gates4,8724,910-0.77%367
356Thiells4,8705,032-3.22%394
357Waterloo4,8305,148-6.18%334
358Chittenango4,8125,070-5.09%289
359West Bay Shore4,8014,6483.29%327
360Clarkson4,7494,3588.97%78
361Grandyle Village4,7234,6292.03%374
362Mattituck4,6764,21910.83%77
363East Greenbush4,6634,4873.92%261
364Hawthorne4,6584,5861.57%632
365West Elmira4,6554,967-6.28%228
366Galeville4,6424,6170.54%601
367Gardnertown4,6334,3735.95%143
368Old Westbury4,6224,711-1.89%80
369North Sea4,5974,4583.12%62
370Searingtown4,5934,915-6.55%737
371Little Falls4,5714,946-7.58%177
372Montebello4,5634,5530.22%157
373Gang Mills4,5534,1858.79%155
374Hartsdale4,5505,293-14.04%758
375East Hampton North4,5354,1429.49%120
376Montgomery4,5343,81318.91%481
377Ardsley4,5184,3853.03%509
378Canastota4,5044,785-5.87%201
379Orangeburg4,4914,568-1.69%218
380Armonk4,4384,3302.49%111
381Le Roy4,4364,3881.09%246
382Manlius4,3964,657-5.60%363
383Liberty4,3894,3580.71%250
384Noyack4,3723,56822.53%78
385Wellsville4,3154,676-7.72%265
386Cobleskill4,2964,665-7.91%180
387Dansville4,2934,675-8.17%245
388Springville4,2924,2900.05%174
389Garden City South4,2504,0245.62%1,565
390Thornwood4,1863,75911.36%558
391University Gardens4,1824,226-1.04%1,185
392Herricks4,1224,295-4.03%1,072
393Heritage Hills4,1113,9753.42%329
394Chester4,0773,9413.45%283
395Brewerton4,0744,0291.12%192
396Hamilton4,0704,234-3.87%243
397Waverly4,0654,419-8.01%266
398Spackenkill4,0534,123-1.70%340
399Ellenville4,0464,139-2.25%69
400Fayetteville4,0144,225-4.99%343
401Lansing4,0123,55412.89%130
402Alfred3,9794,183-4.88%498
403Lyncourt3,9744,250-6.49%476
404Bardonia3,9664,108-3.46%231
405West Nyack3,9423,43914.63%201
406North Great River3,8834,001-2.95%248
407Glenwood Landing3,8433,7791.69%589
408Highland Falls3,8253,891-1.70%521
409Owego3,8053,899-2.41%223
410Menands3,8003,992-4.81%185
411Catskill3,7924,064-6.69%248
412Saugerties3,7563,988-5.82%314
413Elmira Heights3,7394,098-8.76%486
414Village Green3,7293,891-4.16%482
415SUNY Oswego3,6943,6760.49%1,633
416Montauk3,6853,32610.79%31
417Muttontown3,6843,5114.93%91
418Arlington3,6744,061-9.53%813
419Maybrook3,6702,96423.82%404
420Spencerport3,6493,6021.30%393
421Lloyd Harbor3,6303,685-1.49%58
422Manhasset Hills3,6153,5920.64%911
423Gouverneur3,6123,941-8.35%246
424Brookville3,5973,4833.27%136
425Gordon Heights3,5964,042-11.03%314
426Lyons3,5903,619-0.80%117
427South Glens Falls3,5803,5191.73%393
428Whitesboro3,5763,772-5.20%508
429Lake Erie Beach3,5623,872-8.01%139
430Northwest Harbor3,5573,3177.24%37
431Marlboro3,5453,669-3.38%119
432Valhalla3,5363,16211.83%641
433Fairview3,5353,09914.07%1,231
434Sloan3,5093,656-4.02%670
435Sidney3,5093,889-9.77%220
436Perry3,4823,642-4.39%222
437Locust Valley3,4813,4062.20%572
438Cayuga Heights3,4803,740-6.95%294
439Balmville3,4763,1789.38%245
440Avon3,4703,3752.81%165
441Putnam Lake3,4553,844-10.12%134
442Brookhaven3,4553,4510.12%89
443Calcium3,4053,491-2.46%91
444Minoa3,3853,460-2.17%372
445Newfane3,3763,822-11.67%95
446Tupper Lake3,3693,658-7.90%240
447Southampton3,3213,1116.75%73
448Port Ewen3,3153,546-6.51%250
449Eden3,3113,516-5.83%88
450Pomona3,3043,1106.24%205
451Elma Center3,3012,57128.39%78
452Haviland3,3003,634-9.19%128
453Hoosick Falls3,2993,490-5.47%308
454South Nyack3,2963,522-6.42%814
455Islandia3,2873,338-1.53%221
456Palmyra3,2793,525-6.98%363
457Montrose3,2702,73119.74%302
458Fort Edward3,2623,380-3.49%276
459Lowville3,2603,453-5.59%254
460Ticonderoga3,2363,382-4.32%113
461Bedford Hills3,2253,0017.46%477
462Wanakah3,2103,1990.34%397
463Cutchogue3,2003,349-4.45%49
464Milton3,1943,0873.47%320
465South Hempstead3,1843,243-1.82%821
466New York Mills3,1823,324-4.27%402
467Port Washington North3,1813,1810.00%983
468Red Oaks Mill3,1743,613-12.15%208
469Warsaw3,1723,466-8.48%115
470Lake Success3,1562,9965.34%255
471South Blooming Grove3,1553,226-2.20%101
472Carthage3,1553,666-13.94%194
473Wynantskill3,1543,276-3.72%192
474Dannemora3,1543,924-19.62%389
475Ravena3,1433,256-3.47%319
476Orchard Park3,1073,221-3.54%345
477Greenwood Lake3,0903,158-2.15%228
478Warrensburg3,0793,103-0.77%68
479Sloatsburg3,0793,0461.08%186
480Moriches3,0732,8388.28%221
481Homer3,0673,283-6.58%237
482Florida3,0492,8108.51%202
483Brightwaters3,0353,120-2.72%468
484Vails Gate3,0313,369-10.03%438
485Hurley3,0263,458-12.49%82
486Lido Beach3,0242,8974.38%259
487Roslyn2,9722,7906.52%686
488Clarence Center2,9702,25731.59%196
489East Norwich2,9592,7099.23%419
490Sherrill2,9483,066-3.85%190
491Munsons Corners2,9382,7287.70%197
492Keeseville2,9321,81561.54%73
493Westfield2,9253,210-8.88%114
494Sands Point2,9232,7825.07%103
495Delhi2,9213,080-5.16%139
496Cornwall-on-Hudson2,9122,985-2.45%218
497East Syracuse2,8923,084-6.23%266
498Great Neck Estates2,8912,7674.48%563
499Shrub Oak2,8612,01142.27%274
500Chenango Bridge2,8562,883-0.94%174

Top 500 Cities in New York by Population

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.

Map of Cities in New York

New York Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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