View of the San Diego harbor and skyline. Courtesy Port of San Diego

San Diego ranked seventh among large American cities in total population growth between 2012 and 2013, according to a report released Thursday by the Census Bureau.

The Census Bureau measured population growth between July 1, 2012, and July 1, 2013, and ranked cities by total population growth as follows:

  1. New York City: +61,440 to 8,405,837
  2. Houston: +35,202 to 2,195,914
  3. Los Angeles: +31,525 to 3,884,307
  4. San Antonio: +25,378 to 1,409,019
  5. Phoenix: +24,843 to 1,513,367
  6. Austin: +20,993 to 885,400
  7. San Diego: +18,867 to 1,355,896
  8. Charlotte: +18,420 792,862
  9. Seattle: +17,770 to 652,405
  10. Dallas: +15,976 to 1,257,676

San Diego was the eighth largest city by total population in the latest report, the same position as in the previous year’s report.

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Chris Jennewein

Chris Jennewein is Editor & Publisher of Times of San Diego.