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List of the largest urban agglomerations in North America

New York City
Los Angeles
Chicago
Toronto
Miami
Philadelphia
Dallas
Boston
Houston
Atlanta
Washington, D.C.
Detroit
Montreal

This is a list of the largest urban agglomerations in North America. It includes all urban agglomerations whose estimated 2005 population was 750,000 or more.[1]

Note, Canada and the U.S.A go by different population standards for amount of area involved within an urban agglomeration.

Rank Name 2012 population 1950 population
1 Mexico City 19,411,000 2,883,000
2 New York City 18,718,000 12,338,000
3 Los Angeles 12,298,000 4,046,000
4 Chicago 8,814,000 4,999,000
5 Toronto 6,054,000 1,068,000
6 Miami 5,434,000 622,000
7 Philadelphia 5,392,000 3,128,000
8 Dallas–Fort Worth 4,655,000 866,000
9 Boston 4,361,000 2,551,000
10 Houston 4,320,000 709,000
11 Atlanta 4,304,000 513,000
12 Washington 4,238,000 1,298,000
13 Montreal 4,100,000 1,343,000
14 Detroit 4,034,000 2,769,000
15 Guadalajara 3,968,000 403,000
16 Monterrey 3,596,000 356,000
17 Phoenix 3,416,000 221,000
18 San FranciscoOakland 3,385,000 1,855,000
19 Seattle 2,989,000 795,000
20 San Diego 2,852,000 440,000
21 San Juan 2,605,000 451,000
22 Minneapolis–Saint Paul 2,556,000 996,000
23 Vancouver 2,300,000 556,000
24 Tampa 2,252,000 300,000
25 Denver 2,239,000 505,000
26 Baltimore 2,205,000 1,168,000
27 Havana 2,189,000 1,147,000
28 Saint Louis 2,159,000 1,407,000
29 Port-au-Prince 2,129,000 133,000
30 Santo Domingo 2,022,000 219,000
31 Cleveland 1,855,000 1,392,000
32 Puebla 1,824,000 227,000
33 Portland 1,810,000 516,000
34 Pittsburgh 1,806,000 1,539,000
35 Las Vegas 1,720,000 35,000
36 Riverside-San Bernardino, California 1,690,000 139,000
37 Tijuana 1,649,000 60,000
38 San Jose, California 1,631,000 182,000
39 Cincinnati 1,599,000 881,000
40 Sacramento 1,555,000 216,000
41 Toluca 1,545,000 54,000
42 Juárez 1,540,000 123,000
43 San Salvador 1,517,000 194,000
44 León 1,481,000 123,000
45 Virginia Beach-Norfolk 1,460,000 391,000
46 Kansas City 1,437,000 703,000
47 San Antonio 1,436,000 454,000
48 Indianapolis 1,387,000 505,000
49 Milwaukee 1,361,000 836,000
50 Orlando 1,306,000 75,000
51 Providence 1,248,000 703,000
52 Columbus 1,236,000 441,000
53 San José 1,217,000 148,000
54 Panama City 1,216,000 171,000
55 Managua 1,165,000 110,000
56 Ottawa 1,156,000 282,000
57 Austin 1,107,000 137,000
58 Torreón 1,072,000 189,000
59 Calgary 1,058,000 132,000
60 Memphis 1,053,000 409,000
61 Edmonton 1,015,000 163,000
62 New Orleans 1,010,000 664,000
63 Buffalo 999,000 899,000
64 BridgeportStamford 987,000 415,000
65 Guatemala City 984,000 428,000
66 Jacksonville 961,000 246,000
67 Santiago de Querétaro 947,000 49,000
68 Charlotte 946,000 142,000
69 San Luis Potosí 946,000 132,000
70 Salt Lake City 943,000 230,000
71 Mérida 939,000 143,000
72 Tegucigalpa 927,000 73,000
73 Louisville 924,000 476,000
74 Hartford 894,000 425,000
75 Richmond 888,000 260,000
76 Mexicali 860,000 66,000
77 Aguascalientes 859,000 94,000
78 Nashville 848,000 261,000
79 Culiacán 812,000 49,000
80 Tucson 798,000 77,000
81 Tuxtla 788,000 28,000
82 Oklahoma City 773,000 278,000
83 Quebec City 769,639 245,742
84 Acapulco 769,000 29,000
85 Dayton 754,000 350,000

See also

References

  1. ^ List based on 1950 and 2005 figures in Table A.12, World Urbanization Prospects: The 2005 Revision, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, United Nations. Accessed on line January 1, 2008.
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