Today our SEO Program Director, Tim, gave me a task: compile the 5,000 most populous cities in the United States. I figured a quick Google search would turn up such a list, but didn't have any luck. Fortunately the U.S. Census Bureau has all the raw city data broken down by state. Thirty minutes later, I had found the top 5,000 U.S. cities by population (based on city population estimates from July 2008). Here is the list in Excel and CSV formats.
A few notes:
Technically, the list is the top 5,000 incorporated places and minor civil divisions.
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