Latest Data (2015)
Population 471,825
Nationwide Rank 38

Quick Facts

Mesa, Arizona is the 38th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Mesa, Arizona is a city.

Mesa, Arizona is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Mesa had its largest population ever.

Mesa, Arizona's growth is about average. 48% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Mesa, Arizona Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
32 Albuquerque, New Mexico 24.0%
33 Tucson, Arizona 8.6%
34 Fresno, California 20.7%
35 Sacramento, California 19.9%
36 Kansas City, Missouri 7.4%
37 Long Beach, California 2.5%
38 Mesa, Arizona 17.1%
39 Atlanta, Georgia 10.1%
40 Colorado Springs, Colorado 26.0%
41 Virginia Beach, Virginia 6.1%
42 Raleigh, North Carolina 55.4%
43 Omaha, Nebraska 8.2%
44 Miami, Florida 21.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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