Facts

Population

317,518,000 (2013)

Area

9,833,517 km² • 3,796,721 mi²

Density

32.3 people per km²

83.6 people per mi²

GDP

$16.72 trillion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
2

Tallest City in

the World

#
1

Tallest City in

North America

Buildings

RANK
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height
1 One World Trade Center
541.3 m / 1,776  ft
2 Central Park Tower
472.4 m / 1,550  ft
3 Willis Tower
442.1 m / 1,451  ft
4 111 West 57th Street
435.3 m / 1,428  ft
5 One Vanderbilt Avenue
427 m / 1,401  ft
6 432 Park Avenue
425.7 m / 1,397  ft
7 Trump International Hotel & Tower
423.2 m / 1,389  ft
8 JPMorgan Chase World Headquarters
423 m / 1,388  ft
9 30 Hudson Yards
387.1 m / 1,270  ft
10 Empire State Building
381 m / 1,250  ft

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