Latest Data (2017)
Population 280,257
Nationwide Rank 72

Quick Facts

Orlando, Florida is the 72nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Orlando, Florida is a city.

Orlando, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Orlando had its largest population ever.

Orlando, Florida is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Orlando, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
62 St. Louis, Missouri 308,626 -11.0%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 306,621 6.9%
64 Henderson, Nevada 302,539 68.7%
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%
69 Plano, Texas 286,143 27.6%
70 Newark, New Jersey 285,154 4.5%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 284,736 25.0%
72 Orlando, Florida 280,257 43.9%
73 Irvine, California 277,453 89.1%
74 Toledo, Ohio 276,491 -11.8%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%
78 Fort Wayne, Indiana 265,904 4.7%
79 St. Petersburg, Florida 263,255 5.8%
80 Laredo, Texas 260,654 45.2%
81 Buffalo, New York 258,612 -11.4%
82 Madison, Wisconsin 255,214 21.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
43 Miami 463,347 27.5%
52 Tampa 385,430 26.7%
72 Orlando 280,257 43.9%
79 St. Petersburg 263,255 5.8%
94 Hialeah 239,673 5.9%
128 Tallahassee 191,049 24.8%
130 Port St. Lucie 189,344 112.3%
134 Cape Coral 183,365 77.4%
138 Fort Lauderdale 180,072 5.2%
150 Pembroke Pines 170,712 23.4%
167 Hollywood 153,627 9.9%
190 Miramar 140,328 88.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 280,257 72
2016 277,173 73
2015 270,934 73
2014 262,372 73
2013 255,483 77
2012 249,562 77
2011 243,329 79
2010 238,300 79
2009 235,860 80
2008 232,321 81
2007 230,239 82
2006 224,824 83
2005 216,501 87
2004 209,401 91
2003 203,467 92
2002 199,358 96
2001 197,314 98
2000 194,723 102
1990 163,435 109