The New York metropolitan area includes the largest city in the United States (New York City); counties comprising Long Island and the lower Hudson Valley in New York State; the six largest cities in New Jersey (Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Trenton, and Clifton) and their vicinities; six of the seven largest cities in Connecticut (Bridgeport, New Haven, Stamford, Waterbury, Norwalk, and Danbury), as well as their vicinities; and Pike County, Pennsylvania.
The Los Angeles metropolitan area, also known as Metropolitan Los Angeles or the Southland, is the 13th largest metropolitan area in the world and the second-largest metropolitan area in the United States. It is entirely located in the southern portion of the U.S. State of California.
4. Dallas–Fort Worth
Dallas is the third-largest city in the state of Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the largest metropolitan area in the South and fourth-largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Houston is the largest city in the state of Texas, and the fourth-largest city in the United States. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city had a population of 2.1 million people within an area of 579 square miles (1,500 km2).
Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County, the most populous county in Florida and the eighth-most populous county in the United States with a population of 2,500,625.
11. San Francisco–Oakland
The Inland Empire – locally known as the I.E. – is a metropolitan area and region of Southern California. It is situated directly east of the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The term “Inland Empire” is most commonly used in reference to the U.S. Census Bureau’s federally defined Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan area, which covers more than 27,000 square miles (70,000 km2). The metropolitan area consists of Riverside County and San Bernardino County (and for a more strict definition, only the urbanized and built up areas of these two counties immediately east of the Los Angeles metropolitan area).
16. Minneapolis–St. Paul
17. San Diego
18. St. Louis
19. Tampa–St. Petersburg
25. San Antonio
29. Kansas City
30. Las Vegas
31. San Jose
32. Columbus, Ohio
36. Virginia Beach–Norfolk
44. Oklahoma City
46. New Orleans
50. Salt Lake City
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