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This list contains the U.S. cities with the most Puerto Ricans. These cities have a lot of Puerto Rican residents, which truly allows for a real Puerto Rican community to be formed in the United States. It's a bit surprising to see Los Angeles at the bottom of this list.

What cities have the largest Puerto Rican population in the United States? No one should be all that surprised to New York City at the top of the list. Puerto Ricans have been flocking to New York for years and the vibrant Puerto Rican population encourages others to join them as well.

Source: Pew Hispanic Center (2011)

New York City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list U.S. Cities with the Largest Puerto Rican Population
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New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one ...more

Located In: New York, USA

Area (km sq.): 1213.4

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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list U.S. Cities with the Largest Puerto Rican Population
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177,000

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles. With 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in both the U.S. state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. Its metropolitan area, sometimes called Chicagoland, is home to 9.9 million ...more

Located In: Chicago metropolitan area, Illinois, USA

Area (km sq.): 606.1

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Boston is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list U.S. Cities with the Largest Puerto Rican Population
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Boston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston also serves as county seat of Suffolk County. The city proper covers 48 square miles with an estimated population of 645,966 in 2014, making it the largest city in New England and the 24th ...more

Located In: Massachusetts, USA

Area (km sq.): 232.06

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Miami is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list U.S. Cities with the Largest Puerto Rican Population
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96,000

Miami is a city located on the Atlantic coast in southeastern Florida and the county seat of Miami-Dade County. The 42nd most populated city proper in the United States, with a population of 419,777, it is the principal, central, and most populous city of the Miami metropolitan area, and the most ...more

Located In: Florida, USA

Area (km sq.): 143.15

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