Latest Data (2018)
Population 508,958
Nationwide Rank 35

Quick Facts

Mesa, Arizona is the 35th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Mesa, Arizona is a city.

Mesa, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Mesa had its largest population ever.

Mesa, Arizona is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 69% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Mesa, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
25 Portland, Oregon 653,115 23.2%
26 Memphis, Tennessee 650,618 -5.7%
27 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 649,021 27.8%
28 Las Vegas, Nevada 644,644 33.0%
29 Louisville/Jefferson County, Kentucky 620,118 11.9%
30 Baltimore, Maryland 602,495 -7.1%
31 Milwaukee, Wisconsin 592,025 -0.8%
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 560,218 24.3%
33 Tucson, Arizona 545,975 11.5%
34 Fresno, California 530,093 23.0%
35 Mesa, Arizona 508,958 26.3%
36 Sacramento, California 508,529 24.2%
37 Atlanta, Georgia 498,044 18.2%
38 Kansas City, Missouri 491,918 11.2%
39 Colorado Springs, Colorado 472,688 30.5%
40 Miami, Florida 470,914 29.6%
41 Raleigh, North Carolina 469,298 61.7%
42 Omaha, Nebraska 468,262 14.2%
43 Long Beach, California 467,354 1.1%
44 Virginia Beach, Virginia 450,189 5.5%
45 Oakland, California 429,082 7.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Arizona

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
33 Tucson 545,975 11.5%
35 Mesa 508,958 26.3%
82 Chandler 257,165 43.2%
85 Scottsdale 255,310 24.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 508,958 35
2017 496,401 36
2016 484,587 36
2015 471,825 38
2014 464,704 38
2013 457,587 38
2012 452,084 38
2011 444,687 38
2010 439,041 38
2009 467,157 37
2008 463,829 37
2007 460,493 37
2006 456,449 38
2005 450,948 39
2004 443,733 41
2003 435,391 42
2002 427,923 42
2001 416,301 42
2000 402,853 43
1990 290,212 53