Facts

Population

Source: 0

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)

# of 150m+ buildings

838 Completed • 66 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

32 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (53%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (50%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

2

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country 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

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

2021 Tall + Urban Innovation Conference

18-20 May 2021

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