America is one of the strongest powers in the world. this federal republic has 50 states and one federal district. No doubt, it is a developed country with strong economy, high-quality education, and best healthcare facilities. As per the stats of 2013, America’s estimated GDP is USD17 trillion, this great country lets the immigrants come and reside here from all parts of the world under specific rules and regulations. America has numerous tourist attactions, each district and state enjoy their own notable attractions and charms. Some of USA’s cities have much better economic activities than the other, which surpass the outputs of the globe, thus, more and more people join their community of businessmen and workforce. Here I have the list of top 10 most populated American cities in 2014. The list’s stats are based upon the latest United States Census Bureau’s estimation. Let us take a look!
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10. Boston, Massachusetts (3.70)
Boston is one of the largest cities of Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is the capital, and is serving as county seat of Suffolk County. With an approximate area of 48 square miles (124 km2), Boston is a highly populated city. This is one of the oldest cities of America, and its foundation was laid on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan colonists of England. Boston is famous for its world-class educational and healthcare systems, and had been the hub of several key events of the American Revolution such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston.
9. San Jose, California (4.55)
San Jose has a population of 4.55, and is the 3rd largest city of California. It is the biggest city within Silicon Valley, which is a part of the greater Bay Area. The foundation of San Jose was laid on 29th November, 1777. In those days, it was named as El Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe, the 1st civilian town of Spanish colony, Nueva California. Today, San Jose serves as supportive land for Spanish military installation at San Francisco as well as Monterey. In 1850, when California got statehood, San Jose was its capital city.
8. Columbus, Ohio (4.60)
With its so many tourist attractions and workplace opportunities, Columbus attracts millions of people every year. It is the capital of Ohio, and has an estimated population of 4.60. This core city of Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) serves as a major point of attraction and captivates the eyes of honeymoon couples. Not only this but also Columbus attracts students towards its top notch colleges and universities. Under the Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) model, this has been tied with the Cleveland MSA.
7. Washington, D.C (5.30)
Washington is formally the District of Columbia, and is famous with the name of Washington, D.C. (the District). It is one of the most famous cities of USA, and is the capital of the country. When on 16th July, 1790, Residence Act was signed, the idea of creating a new capital district was approved along the Potomac River on the USA’s East Coast. This is what gave birth to Washington, D.C. Today, it is a strong and famous city, with too much to offer to its residents.
6. Charlotte, North Carolina (5.75)
Charlotte is the largest city of North Carolina, and is also the seat of Mecklenburg County. This city’s estimated population is 5.75, making it one of the largest and highly populated cities of USA. It is part of combined statistical area. The locals of Charlotte are named as “Charlotteans”. No doubt, its government has worked hard to make a prominent city of USA, this is why, Charlotte has become a major financial center of the country with Bank of America and Wells Fargo headquartered in the city.
5. Denver, Colorado (7.95)
Denver, officially known as the City and County of Denver, is another highly populated city of USA. It is the capital of Colorado. This consolidated city is situated in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains, in the eastern part of Front Range, Rocky Mountains. Here mostly the people looking for jobs come and stay. This is why, city’s population seems to be increasing day-by-day. The Denver downtown district is situated around 12 miles (19 km) in the eastern part of foothills, and is nicknamed as Mile-High City.
4. San Diego, California (8.80)
San Diego is one of the major and most prominent cities of California. It is situated on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, about 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles. Its border touches Mexico. San Diego has an estimated population of 8.80, which is increasing everyday. Not only the locals are the reason behind its extreme population increase, but also the immigrants who come here to seek educational and job facilities. San Diego is the place where California was born. The climate of this city usually remains moderate, and it has so many beaches, restaurants, and other tourist points to catch your attention.
3. San Francisco, California (9.70)
San Francisco is officially known as the City and County of San Francisco. It is the cultural hub of California, and is the one and only consolidated city-county. It has encompassed an area of around 46.9 square miles (121 km2) in the north side of the San FranciscoPeninsula, which gives it the density of around 17,867 people per square mile (6,898 people per km2). The city is also the financial hub, combined with high population and strong economy.
2. Austin, Texas (11.80)
Austin is the capital of Texas, and is situated in Central Texas and American Southwest. Austin is considered to be one of the most populated and biggest cities of state of Texas. It attracts worldwide tourists and visitors towards its ancient buildings and marvelous museums. The city is the economical hub of Austin–Round Rock metropolitan area, and has so much for you in terms of enjoyment and work opportunities.
1. New York City, New York (13.75)
New York is the most populous city of America. It is the center of New York metropolitan area. This is one of the major cities of USA, which is exerting significant impacts on the commerce, financial, fashion, technology, education, and health systems of the country. This city holds the honor of being the world’s largest and most famous city in terms of its area and major tourist attractions. It has been divided into Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, and is famous for its international diplomacy.