PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — As Houston remain atop the news, we’ve learned that the city is the fourth largest even though many thought that was where Philadelphia ranked.
Philadelphia is ranked number 6 according to Amel Toukabri, a demographer with the U.S. Census Bureau.READ MORE: Officials Concerned Iconic Steeple At St. Leo's Could Collapse After 2-Alarm Fire Tears Through Tacony Church
“It’s based on the population estimates for your city so we usually compare the population for this year compared to last year,” she said.READ MORE: Franklin Institute Hosting One-Day COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic For People With Disabilities
We used to be higher on the list, but with just over a million and a half people in the city we lost our number 5 ranking to Phoenix.MORE NEWS: Susan G. Komen More Than Pink Walk Tradition Continues In Philadelphia
Number one is New York City with over 8.5 million people, and the last city on the ranking is Wichita, Kansas.