Populations

This passage discusses the populations of some of the nation's largest cities.

Lexile Level: 590L

Categories: People & Places


New York City is the largest city in the United States. It has the most people in it. New York City is located in the state of New York. There are over eight million people that live in New York City. It has over twice as many people as the second biggest city in the United States. The city with the second highest number of people is Los Angeles. Los Angeles is in the state of California. Around 3.9 million people live in Los Angles. The third largest city in the United States is Chicago. Chicago is located in the state of Illinois. There are around 2.8 million people that live in Chicago. The fourth largest city in the United States is located in the state of Texas. That city is Houston. Houston has around two million people living in it. The fifth largest city in the United States is Philadelphia. Philadelphia is located in the state of Pennsylvania. Over 1.4 million people reside in Philadelphia.


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