The City of San Antonio is listed as one
of the Top Ten Largest Cities in the United States. San
Antonio is ranked 7th largest in the U.S., behind New York, Los Angeles,
Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia and Phoenix, but ahead of San
Diego, Dallas and San Jose. San Antonio moved up from
the 9th spot in 2000 to the 7th in 2010. However, San
Antonio is the fastest growing city within the Top Ten
Largest cities in the nation.
Within Texas, San Antonio has moved up a spot on the Top Ten largest Texas Cities list. San was listed 3rd
in 2000 and moved up to 2nd in 2010. San Antonio is
behind Houston which has a population of 2,099,451 and
before Dallas which has a population of 1,197.816.
Population for San Antonio grew from 1,144,646 in 2000 to 1,326528 in 2010, a 15.9% increase,
adding 181,882 people to the total population.