America’s Best Large Cities

A ranking of the Best Large American cities with metro populations of a million people or more.

1. New York
2. Chicago
3. Los Angeles
4. San Francisco
5. Washington D.C.
6. San Diego
7. Las Vegas
8. Miami
9. Seattle
10. Boston
11. Houston
12. San Jose
13. Dallas
14. Orlando
15. Atlanta
16. Denver
17. Austin
18. Phoenix
19. Philadelphia
20. Minneapolis
21. Portland
22. Charlotte
23. Tampa
24. New Orleans
25. Nashville
26. Raleigh
27. San Antonio
28. Virginia Beach
29. Salt Lake City
30. Kansas City
31. Sacramento
32. Pittsburgh
33. St. Louis
34. Columbus
35. Baltimore
36. Providence
37. Tucson
38. Riverside
39. Jacksonville
40. Oklahoma City
41. Cincinnati
42. Richmond
43. Indianapolis
44. Louisville
45. Milwaukee
46. Detroit
47. Cleveland
48. Memphis
49. Buffalo
50. Grand Rapids