List of mayors of the 50 largest cities in the United States

This is a list of mayors of the 50 largest cities in the United States, are ordered the estimated populations as of the 2020 Census.[1] These 50 cities have a combined population of 49.6 million, or 15% of the national population. Louisville, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Nashville, and Honolulu have consolidated city-county governments where the mayor is elected by residents of the entire county, not just that of the main city; in these cases the population and respective rank are for the county.

In some states, mayors are officially elected on a nonpartisan basis; however, their party affiliation or preference is generally known, and where it is known it is shown in the list below.

The breakdown of mayoral political parties is 36 Democrats, 11 Republicans, and 3 Independents (two elected with state Democratic support).

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Name Photo Party City State Population[1] Rank Term Start Form of Government List
Bill de Blasio   Democratic New York City New York 8,804,190 1 January 1, 2014 Mayor–council List
Eric Garcetti   Democratic Los Angeles California 3,898,747 2 July 1, 2013 Mayor–council List
Lori Lightfoot   Democratic Chicago Illinois 2,746,388 3 May 20, 2019 Mayor–council List
Sylvester Turner   Democratic Houston Texas 2,304,580 4 January 2, 2016 Mayor–council List
Kate Gallego   Democratic Phoenix Arizona 1,608,139 5 March 21, 2019 Council–manager List
Jim Kenney   Democratic Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,603,797 6 January 4, 2016 Mayor–council List
Ron Nirenberg   Independent San Antonio Texas 1,434,625 7 June 21, 2017 Council–manager List

Todd Gloria

  Democratic San Diego California 1,386,932 8 December 10, 2020 Mayor–council List
Eric Johnson   Democratic Dallas Texas 1,304,379 9 June 17, 2019 Council–manager List
Rick Blangiardi   Independent Honolulu Hawaii 1,016,508 10 January 2, 2021 Mayor–council List
Sam Liccardo   Democratic San Jose California 1,013,240 11 January 1, 2015 Council–manager List
Lenny Curry   Republican Jacksonville Florida 995,567 12 July 1, 2015 Mayor–council List
Steve Adler   Democratic Austin Texas 961,855 13 January 6, 2015 Council–manager List
Mattie Parker   Republican Fort Worth Texas 918,915 14 June 15, 2021 Council–manager List
Andrew Ginther   Democratic Columbus Ohio 905,748 15 January 1, 2016 Mayor–council List
Joe Hogsett   Democratic Indianapolis Indiana 887,642 16 January 1, 2016 Mayor–council List
Vi Lyles   Democratic Charlotte North Carolina 874,579 17 December 4, 2017 Council–manager List
London Breed   Democratic San Francisco California 873,965 18 July 11, 2018 Mayor–council List
Jenny Durkan   Democratic Seattle Washington 737,015 19 November 28, 2017 Mayor–council List
John Cooper   Democratic Nashville Tennessee 715,884 20 September 28, 2019 Mayor–council List
Michael Hancock   Democratic Denver Colorado 715,522 21 July 18, 2011 Mayor–council List
Muriel Bowser   Democratic Washington District of Columbia 689,545 22 January 2, 2015 Mayor–council List
David Holt   Republican Oklahoma City Oklahoma 681,054 23 April 10, 2018 Council–manager List
Oscar Leeser   Democratic El Paso Texas 678,815 24 January 5, 2021 Council–manager List

Kim Janey
Acting

  Democratic Boston Massachusetts 675,647 25 March 22, 2021 Mayor–council List
Ted Wheeler   Democratic Portland Oregon 652,503 26 January 1, 2017 Commission List
Carolyn Goodman   Independent Las Vegas Nevada 641,903 27 July 6, 2011 Council–manager List
Mike Duggan   Democratic Detroit Michigan 639,111 28 January 1, 2014 Mayor–council List
Jim Strickland   Democratic Memphis Tennessee 633,104 29 January 1, 2016 Mayor–council List
Greg Fischer   Democratic Louisville Kentucky 633,045 30 January 3, 2011 Mayor–council List
Brandon Scott   Democratic Baltimore Maryland 585,708 31 December 8, 2020 Mayor–council List
Tom Barrett   Democratic Milwaukee Wisconsin 577,222 32 July 15, 2004 Mayor–council List
Tim Keller   Democratic Albuquerque New Mexico 564,559 33 December 1, 2017 Council–manager List
Regina Romero   Democratic Tucson Arizona 542,629 34 December 2, 2019 Council–manager List
Jerry Dyer   Republican Fresno California 542,107 35 January 4, 2021 Mayor–council List
Darrell Steinberg   Democratic Sacramento California 524,943 36 December 13, 2016 Council–manager List
Quinton Lucas   Democratic Kansas City Missouri 508,090 37 August 1, 2019 Council–manager List
John Giles   Republican Mesa Arizona 504,258 38 September 18, 2014 Council–manager List
Keisha Lance Bottoms   Democratic Atlanta Georgia 498,715 39 January 2, 2018 Mayor–council List
Jean Stothert   Republican Omaha Nebraska 486,051 40 June 10, 2013 Mayor–council List
John Suthers   Republican Colorado Springs Colorado 478,961 41 June 2, 2015 Mayor–council
Mary-Ann Baldwin   Democratic Raleigh North Carolina 467,665 42 December 2, 2019 Council–manager List
Robert Garcia   Democratic Long Beach California 466,742 43 July 15, 2014 Council–manager List
Bobby Dyer   Republican Virginia Beach Virginia 459,470 44 November 20, 2018 Council–manager List
Francis X. Suarez   Republican Miami Florida 442,241 45 November 15, 2017 Mayor–council List
Libby Schaaf   Democratic Oakland California 440,646 46 January 5, 2015 Mayor–council List
Jacob Frey   Democratic Minneapolis Minnesota 429,954 47 January 2, 2018 Mayor–council List
G. T. Bynum   Republican Tulsa Oklahoma 413,066 48 December 5, 2016 Mayor–council List
Karen Goh   Republican Bakersfield California 403,455 49 January 3, 2017 Council–manager List
Brandon Whipple   Democratic Wichita Kansas 397,532 50 January 13, 2020 Council–manager List

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Decennial Census P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. Retrieved August 12, 2021.